Celebrate Tequila Day with an Añejo Smash

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Uno, dos, tres… Tequila! This festive spirit is celebrated this Monday, July 24th. We suggest grabbing a couple of friends and starting the celebration early during our Friday happy hour. You can also join us on Monday to brighten your week with a celebratory tequila cocktail. However, if you prefer to have the party at home, we are happy to share with you a tequila cocktail recipe for you to mix, shake, serve, share, and enjoy. Make way for our Añejo Smash!

This refreshing tequila cocktail will surely put a smile on your face. If you want to make your festivities more traditional, you can delight everyone with our Elite Margarita, too. We love having you over at the bar and preparing tasty cocktails for you and your friends, but we also love sharing our recipes for you to have a piece of us at home. But, let’s skip to the fun part… the Añejo Smash’s recipe!

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Añejo Smash


1 1/2 oz. Milagro Anejo Tequila
1/2 oz. Gran Marnier
1 oz. Agave Nectar
1/2 Lemon, Squeezed
4 Sprigs of Mint


Muddle Mint in a rocks glass. Mix tequila, Gran Marnier, agave syrup and 1/2 a lemon squeezed in a shaker tin and shake. Serve in a rocks glass. Cheers!

To learn more about the cocktails that we offer and for happy hour times and days, be sure to check the happy hour menus on the page of your closest location on the Copper Canyon Grill website here and on the Stanford Grill website here. Have a great weekend, everyone!


Battle of the Bartenders Winner


And we have a winner!

It was a close competition, but the winner of our #WorldBartenderDay Battle of the Bartenders is Summer from Copper Canyon Grill Silver Spring! Summer mixed up a refreshing and beautiful tequila cocktail called the Ancho Average Anejo to wow the crowd & take home the prize. Didn’t make it to the battle? Summer’s winning cocktail will be featured at all locations for the month of March, so come on by!


A great time was had by all, with four of our bartenders presenting unique and delicious cocktails:

  • Diablo Verde by Jon
  • Ancho Average Anejo by Summer
  • Jalapeño Thyme Diablo by Paul
  • Bloody Maria by Greg


Big thanks to everyone who joined us for the festivities, and to our wonderful bartenders and staff members for participating! Try Summer’s winning drink at any location in the month of March – and if you’re an out-of-town friend, see the recipe below to make at home! Cheers!

Ancho Average Anejo:

1 & 1/4 oz Milagro Anejo Tequila

1/4 oz Blood Orange Liqueur

3/4 oz Ancho Chile Liqueur

Half an orange, squeezed

1 dash orange bitters

1/4 oz Agave nectar

Shake & strain into glass. Salt rim with orange peel for garnish. Enjoy!



Battle of the Bartenders

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The Battle of the Bartenders is here! The Stanford Grill bartenders have challenged the Copper Canyon Grill bartenders to a battle for the best tequila cocktail and you’re invited to see the showdown!

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What better day to start the battle than on World Bartender Day? It’s all going down on February 24th at 6:30pm at Stanford Grill Rockville in the bar. With $5 drinks, free appetizers, and a bonus $10 loaded on all Woodfire Club member cards, it’s going to be a great time! Whether you’re a loyal Copper Canyon fan or you swear by the Stanford Grill bartenders, everybody wins at The Battle of the Bartenders.

Who are you pulling for? Who will shake up the best tequila cocktail? Time will tell!


New Year’s Eve & Double Point Days


What are you doing New Year’s Eve?

Ring in the new year with us at our Copper Canyon Grill Silver Spring location! We are celebrating ‪New Year’s Eve with extended hours until 1 am, a champagne toast at midnight, drink specials, and our famous New Year’s menu! All other locations will be open with normal hours, so you can join us for drinks and dinner before the festivities as well.


New year, more points! In honor of the New Year‬, we are also celebrating with Double Point Days for all of our Woodfire Club members – just visit any of our locations on 12/31/15 & 1/1/16 and receive double points towards your purchases!

We want to say a big thank you to all of our loyal guests and friends for a great year! 2015 was a whirlwind of a year for us, with our new Stanford Grill Rockville location opening, and we wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. Thank you for your support, and here’s to a fantastic 2016!



Get happy in Glenarden!


Why not bring more ‘happy’ into the world?


Happy Hour has come to Glenarden! Join us Monday-Friday  in the bar from 3-7pm for half price cocktails, $3 drafts, $6 wines, and delicious food specials like our Steak Tacos or Petite Rotisserie Chicken Salad. See the full menu below & get ready to get happy!

Happy Hour Menu – Glenarden




Let’s talk about cocktails.

We love craft beer and have fallen in love with the reds and whites on our extensive wine list, but there is just something about a vibrant cocktail on a warm summer evening that we just can’t get enough of. A cocktail during happy hour or before dinner is the perfect way to leave the cares of the workday behind and transition into fun and relaxation!

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Our Peartini is definitely a crowd favorite, where the vibrant taste of Grey Goose La Poire is deliciously balanced with subtly sweet, crisp flavors. The Elite Margarita, made with Cointreau, Grand Marnier, Milagro Tequila, and fresh Agave nectar, is a classic, too. Feeling a little adventurous? Sip our Fleur De Lis, a beautiful balance of Chopin Vodka and St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, which brings out the fresh flavors of tropical fruit; perfect for the summer evenings that aren’t quite over yet.


Whether you go for a classic or look for a new favorite, our bartenders will help you find the perfect cocktail for whatever the day has thrown at you. Drop your bags, grab a friend, and relax with us.


Holiday Season Private or Group Events

The holidays are coming! If you haven’t already, now is the time to start making your holiday party plans and what better place to host your holiday party than at Copper Canyon Grill or Stanford Grill.


Book your private or group event with Copper Canyon Grill this season. Email ysheffield@ccgrill.com for inquiries and reservations. View our private dining guides here: http://goo.gl/qb06Kc


Book your private or group event with Stanford Grill this season. Email groupsales@ccgrill.com for inquiries and reservations.