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Where to Drink the Inexplicably Popular Coronarita Around Town

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Love it or hate it, the Coronarita is slowly infiltrating local Mexican restaurants around D.C.. The concept is simple yet controversial, because the its appeal lies more in the novel presentation than the flavor. Basically, it's just a margarita with an upside down Corona poured into it. The upside-down positioning (attached to the margarita glass with a special clip) allows the beer to slowly seep into the margarita while taking sips. It also waters it down, to be honest.

Some restaurants serve them in signature vessels, but there aren't too many variations besides that. It's usually made with a lime-flavored margarita (frozen or on the rocks) with a full-size or mini Corona poured into it. Flavored margarita fans are generally out of luck if they want to Corona-fy their drink.

Still interested in trying the Coronarita? Well, there's really no better excuse to order it than on Cinco de Mayo. Here are 11 D.C. area restaurants serving the monster drinks today and every day.

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Alero Restaurant

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Get a giant Coronarita for $17.99 during happy hour at this Mexican restaurant's U Street location.

Banana Cafe and Piano Bar

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Barracks Row's Banana Cafe serves Cuban and Puerto Rican dishes, but they also put on live music nights at their upstairs piano bar. Upstairs also is sometimes the home to karaoke night.

Cantina Marina

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The waterfront hangout is back in business now that the warm weather is kind of here. Spend Sundays during the summer drinking Coronaritas for $10 each all day.

Chasin' Tails - Centreville

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Cajun restaurant Chasin' Tails might specialize in crawfish, but they also serve their margaritas in goldfish bowls and will add a Corona.

Chuy's Fairfax

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According to Chuy's, the Coronarita is "the best of both worlds." All locations offer a frozen lime margarita with a mini Corona.

Dave & Buster's

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Dave & Buster's has added a new line of summery drinks, including a seven ounce Coronarita with Sauza tequila, triple sec, and a squeeze of lime. Try it at the newest regional location in Capitol Heights, which opened last month.

El Paso Cafe

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This Arlington mainstay does a giant Coronarita. It's a beer poured into a 24-ounce margarita made with Sauza tequila, Gran Marnier, lime juice, and sour mix.

El Tamarindo

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The Reyes family has reopened El Tamarino in Adams Morgan after closing for renovations. Wash their beloved pupusas down with a margarita on the rocks with a Corona poured into it. The drink is $16.99.

Fuego Cocina y Tequileria

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Passion Food Hospitality makes their version of the drink with a frozen margarita, served in a goblet. Order it for $11.

H Street Country Club

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Drink a frozen margarita with a mini Corona beer on the giant rooftop of this mini-golf themed restaurant and bar.

Pacifico Cantina

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Suddenly have a Coronarita craving while wandering around Captiol Hill? Then head to this Mexican restaurant on Barracks row, where frozen margaritas with mini Coronas are available for $10.95.

Alero Restaurant

Get a giant Coronarita for $17.99 during happy hour at this Mexican restaurant's U Street location.

Banana Cafe and Piano Bar

Barracks Row's Banana Cafe serves Cuban and Puerto Rican dishes, but they also put on live music nights at their upstairs piano bar. Upstairs also is sometimes the home to karaoke night.

Cantina Marina

The waterfront hangout is back in business now that the warm weather is kind of here. Spend Sundays during the summer drinking Coronaritas for $10 each all day.

Chasin' Tails - Centreville

Cajun restaurant Chasin' Tails might specialize in crawfish, but they also serve their margaritas in goldfish bowls and will add a Corona.

Chuy's Fairfax

According to Chuy's, the Coronarita is "the best of both worlds." All locations offer a frozen lime margarita with a mini Corona.

Dave & Buster's

Dave & Buster's has added a new line of summery drinks, including a seven ounce Coronarita with Sauza tequila, triple sec, and a squeeze of lime. Try it at the newest regional location in Capitol Heights, which opened last month.

El Paso Cafe

This Arlington mainstay does a giant Coronarita. It's a beer poured into a 24-ounce margarita made with Sauza tequila, Gran Marnier, lime juice, and sour mix.

El Tamarindo

The Reyes family has reopened El Tamarino in Adams Morgan after closing for renovations. Wash their beloved pupusas down with a margarita on the rocks with a Corona poured into it. The drink is $16.99.

Fuego Cocina y Tequileria

Passion Food Hospitality makes their version of the drink with a frozen margarita, served in a goblet. Order it for $11.

H Street Country Club

Drink a frozen margarita with a mini Corona beer on the giant rooftop of this mini-golf themed restaurant and bar.

Pacifico Cantina

Suddenly have a Coronarita craving while wandering around Captiol Hill? Then head to this Mexican restaurant on Barracks row, where frozen margaritas with mini Coronas are available for $10.95.

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