Construction walls will be coming down shortly at the Mexico Pavilion at Epcot World Showcase as the new Choza de Margarita nears completion, a cool new walk-up window for authentic Mexican beverages and street fare.
“Choza” is the Spanish word for “hut,” and the outdoor bar sits in the shadow of the iconic Mexico pyramid. The menu offers three hand-crafted margaritas, three frozen margaritas, three Mexican beers and a non-alcoholic Mexican fruit punch with orange, pineapple and grapefruit juices and a splash of grenadine.
Small bites include Tacos al Pastor with grilled pork on fresh homemade corn tortillas with green tomatillo sauce, onion, pineapple and cilantro; Empanadas de Barbacoa with beef, topped with chipotle sauce, Mexican cream and queso fresco; and fresh guacamole with mango chutney, pumpkin and pomegranate seeds, served with fried flour chicharrones and salsa Valentina, an authentic Mexican hot sauce.
On a hot Florida day, take your pick from one of the three frozen margaritas: Lime (tequila blanco, lime sweet & sour, orange liquor and agave nectar), Wild Strawberry (tequila blanco, strawberry and prickly pear puree, violet flower liquor and lime juice), or Passion Mango (tequila blanco, orange liqueur, wild passion fruit and mango puree).
The hand-crafted, on-the-rocks varieties include Acan Grapefruit (Casa Noble Blanco Tequila, grapefruit liqueur, elderflower cordial, lemon juice, cardamom bitters and ginger beer), Lime Cucumber (Avión Blanco Tequila, fresh cucumber, orange liqueur, lime juice and agave nectar), and Guava Pink Peppercorn (Zignum Mexcal Reposado, guava nectar, grapefruit liqueur, lime juice, Peychaud’s Bitters and pink peppercorns).
I am at disney nov 13-18th…think it will be open by then??????
I asked two men exiting the site today and was told a week to 10 days.
This sounds great but I wish they would do some indoor bars with bites. So we can get out of the rain and in from the heat, have some A/C. Not enough sit down bars and bite places to cool off and relax for a while.
Oh this sounds great. I assume it may be replacing something that was formerly there?
Really I will believe it when I see it. It seems as though it’s been under construction forever. Maybe over a year. Not sure but I wont hold my breath
It’s hard to understand why this isn’t open yet. They first talked about it in January with an opening mentioned for “early 2017”. This place better be pretty darn epic!
‘Saludos’ means ‘greetings’. If you’re trying to say ‘cheers’, it would be much more appropriate to say ‘salud’.
What is soon? A date would be nice.