While you don’t have to search hard for a reason to enjoy a refreshing frozen margarita especially heading into the summer season, Cinco de Mayo gives you a celebratory, guilt-free excuse to indulge in the beloved tequila-fueled concoction. And we’ll help you prepare. Toss around a bit of knowledge at the bar explaining what you and your friends are celebrating as you throw down another round of tequilas by checking out the real history behind the holiday.
To get started, we’ve compiled several bars from cities around the country that are always a reliable way to have an enjoyable May 5th. For discovering other bars near you that are a good bet to have Cinco de Mayo festivities, plug in “Mexican” in the keyword search on the barzz app for Android or Apple or on the barzz website.
You won’t find the rowdiest party at Mayahuel’s East Village location in NYC. What you will find is one of the best places to enjoy the finest spirits of Mexico. Winner of “Best New Cocktail Bar” at Tales of the Cocktail in 2010, you won’t find a more authentic Mexican cocktail bar to celebrate May 5th. For Cinco de Mayo, Mayahuel will be opening 2 hours earlier than normal at 4pm.
304 E 6th St
New York, NY 10003
Rosario’s Southtown location celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Winner of the 2017 San Antonio Current’s “Best Salsa” category, celebrate Cinco de Mayo with margarita specials, live music from the Velvet, and game 3 of the Spurs playoff series.
Rosario’s Mexican Cafe
910 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX 78205
In addition to flavorful Mexican food including homemade salsa and guacamole, Barrio will be serving house margarita specials all day. Check out Barrio’s full Cinco de Mayo menu.
Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar
1420 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
Known for their strong margaritas and 100+ tequilas, Baja Betty’s will have $12 flights of Hornitos Tequila ALL DAY and $4 House Shot specials from 6pm-11pm.
1421 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
Cochino Taco is extending Cinco de Mayo festivities through the weekend. Sponsored by Arta Tequila, enter the raffle to win a helicopter tour of Denver, enjoy drink specials all weekend, and finish it off on Sunday with the Cinco hangover brunch. Find out more here.
3495 S Downing St
Englewood, CO 80113
American Social is extending their happy hour beginning at 2pm until 8pm with additional drink specials all night. Enjoy $15.95 All You Can Eat Taco Bar and $11.50 bottomless homemade guacamole from 5-10pm on the waterfront patio. Live music and DJs will be entertaining through 3am.
690 SW 1st Ct
Miami, FL 33130
Aunt Chiladas hosts Arizona’s most notorious Cinco de Mayo party. $10 tickets gets you through the door where you’ll enjoy live music from Rhythm of the Sun Salsa Band and Chris Parker Project, Corn-Hole tournament from 5-7pm, Sauza Tequila “Palomas” Adult Snow Cones, and much more.
7330 N Dreamy Draw Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Located right in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, Lolita will be offering specials throughout the day. Click through to find out what’s on the agenda for Cinco de Mayo.
106 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Top off the 5th and final day of Rockit Bar & Grill’s Cinco Days of Cinco de Mayo for their full-on fiesta completing a full week of great food and drink specials. Check out Rockit’s special menu.
Rockit Bar and Grill
22 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60610