El Centro DF

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An Underground Lair of 200 Tequilas

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Today, in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo, we’re here not just to intrigue you, but to overwhelm you.

To take you to a place where you won’t know where to begin (and certainly not where to end).

In other words, we’re here to discuss tequila. A lot of it. Which tends to happen when it comes to tequila...

Welcome to The Tequileria at El Centro D.F., opening tonight to put a veritable library of the world’s top tequilas and mezcals (okay, mostly just Mexico’s) at your disposal.

Now, just so you know, this place also consists of a ground-floor taqueria and two separate rooftop bars. But being that tequila is best consumed in the shadows, you’ll want to head downstairs to this moody realm, a Mexican speakeasy marked by concrete floors, Mayan masks and dark wood.

You’ll settle in at one of the high-top tables (your stools are made from barrels) and mull over which of the plates (like adobo-marinated pork belly tacos and Beef Barbacoa Enchiladas) you’d like to dive into.

Meanwhile, you’ll have your go at the list of 200+ tequilas and mezcals, some available nowhere else in the city. If your spirit requires a bit more dressing up, you can opt for a margarita, made with nothing more than fresh lime and agave syrup.

Or you can grab a concoction of tequila, basil, mint and fresh berries known as the Tequila Smash.

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