Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner! Where are you celebrating? Below, you’ll find our extensive roundup of food and drink specials across the tri-county area. Details are subject to change, so make sure to contact the restaurant before heading out. Cheers!
4 Rivers Smokehouse
4 Rivers Smokehouse is celebrating the sweet side of Cinco de Mayo with Strawberry Margarita Bayou Bars ($2.99) spiked with tequila and sprinkled with salt, and Piñata Cupcakes ($3.25) birthday cupcakes filled with M&M’s and sprinkles. Available May 1 – May 6. 2660 North University Drive, Coral Springs | 844-474-8377
American Social Brickell
American Social Brickell will move its Taco Tuesday specials to Friday, May 5th in celebration of our favorite tequila-infused holiday. The Cinco specials (beginning at 5 p.m.) are as follows:
- All you can eat taco bar for $15.95/person
- $11.50 bottomless guacamole for two guests
- Patron Roca – $7 Shots, $10 Margaritas, and $35 48oz Pitcher
- Beer specials – $4 Dos Equis Lager and Amber Bottles or $7 Loaded Dos Equis
- A complimentary photo booth and live Mariachi band
Baru Latin Bar
Get ready for a real Latin fiesta hosted by all Baru Latin Bar locations for Cinco de Mayo! Baru will be opening at their usual time, 4pm, on Friday, March 5th and will be decked out in Cinco de Mayo decor. Drink specials include $25 buckets of Dos Equis and Tecate, $8 Patron Reposado (Patron that has been aged in new and used barrels for at least two months to create a smooth and clean taste with a hint of oak flavor) Margaritas, and $5 tequila shots. It’s not a Cinco de Mayo party without the Mariachis, so Baru will have the Latin group performing at all Baru locations!
Kendall: The Palms at Town & Country – 8268 Mills Dr, Miami, FL 33183
Doral: 11402 NW 41st St, Doral, FL 33178
Brickell: Mary Brickell Village – 901 Brickell Plaza, Miami, FL 33130
Beach Bar at Newport Pier
Beach Bar at Newport Pier, Miami Dade’s only pier restaurant, is pouring Casa Noble shooters with Corona for $12 and half-priced Dos Equis lagers all night on Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean while sipping on everyone’s favorite party spirit.
Calling all Miamians: Hold on to your sombreros because Bitter Truth is throwing a full-blown fiesta this Cinco de Mayo. Take a moment to put that tequila shot glass down… Everyone’s first tequila shot is on the house when you take it off Bitter Truth’s chainsaw carved ice luge! Guest will tap into their inner Mexican while rocking to the best Mariachi beats in town. The bar invites partiers to challenge their spice tolerance the rest of the night with $8 Patron Reposado Spicy Passion Fruit Margaritas. It’s nearly impossible to just have one. Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse for all to drink more than usual so come out and celebrate this insane day of fiesta with your favorite local bartenders.3252 NE 1st Ave #124, Miami, FL 33137
Cinco de Wynwood
South Florida’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration comes to Wynwood for the first time! Cinco de Wynwood presented by Avión Tequila will be the main attraction you won’t want to miss. Break out the lime and salt and make your way to our Mexican fiesta featuring a live Mariachi band, tequila shots, premium margaritas, and ice cold Micheladas. Celebrate Mexican pride in style with our souvenir sombreros and mustaches while enjoying mouth-watering tacos.
To honor this holiday the celebration is free and open to the public. Partygoers will also be treated to drink specials and sugar shot contests for a chance to win select prizes. Listen to your favorite Mexican tunes and cool beats by Wynwood’s finest DJs, drink Avión Tequila, gaze at street art, and party in true art-district style. Food trucks and arts ‘n’ crafts will also be happening, so spread the word and fiesta with Wynwood’s finest. Don’t miss out on Happy Hour at CINCO! Get a FREE drink at Cinco de Wynwood by RSVPing at www.cincodewynwood.eventbrite.com.
Coyo Taco’s Wynwood location is hosting its Third Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party on Friday, May 5th with live mariachi bands, DJs and live luchador matches from 4pm to 1am followed by after hour festivities in the lounge till 3am. In addition to non-stop entertainment, Miami’s favorite taqueria will be offering specials such as $5 margaritas and $5 tacos. Tickets to this fiesta start at $10 (early bird tickets) and will increase to $15 (staring on May 1st). RSVP: Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.
Gin + Collins
Miami Beach’s new lounge Gin + Collins (2912 Collins Ave, Miami FL; 786-264-4720; @GinandCollins) will be celebrating Cinco De Mayo with 2 for 1 margaritas and a free shot of tequila with every taco order. And for those looking for an alternative to margaritas, the Smoked Last Word is made with mezcal, tequila’s smoky cousin, as well as green chartreuse and maraschino.
Home-style Italian restaurant Jack’s Miami is going rouge this Cinco de Mayo by adding a Mexican twist to their menu. South Florida has come to know and love Jack’s for their delicious pasta and cocktails, but on May 5th, the Italian hot spot is introducing some Mexican flare with original Casa Amigos Tequila limoncello shots for all! Guest will tap into their inner Mexican roots as they line up for the $8 shot. Enjoy this day of fiesta in true Mexican fashion at Jack’s Miami. 2426 NE 2nd Ave Miami, Florida 33137; (305) 640-5507
It’s time to start prepping your alcohol tolerance for Cinco de Mayo at La Cueva! Celebrate the Mexican holiday at Brickell’s one and only Mexican cave for two hours of free tequila shots from 10pm to 12am! Holding dozens of tequila and mescal brands, La Cueva also specializes in creating the most flavorful tequila/mezcal cocktails, making it the perfect spot to celebrate this Mexican holiday. If you truly want to feel like you’re partying in Mexico for Cinco de Mayo, La Cueva is the spot. The Brickell cave will be open at 5pm for anyone wanting to get an early start to the night.1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130; (305) 744-1714
LIME Fresh Mexican Grill
LIME is joining forces with Downtown Dadeland to throw a Cinco de Mayo Block Party featuring a variety of entertainment including mariachi bands, a taco eating contest, face painters and a balloon artist. Guests can enjoy $2 Coronas at LIME all day long. 9005 SW 72nd Place Miami, FL 33156 | 305-670-1022
Both LIME’s Doral and West Kendall locations will host Cinco de Mayo Block Parties featuring live DJs, face painters, balloon artists and $2 Corona specials all day long. 8484 NW 36th Street, Doral, FL 33166 | 305-463-7788. 12516 SW 88th Street, Miami, FL 33186 | 305-274-4255.
Lolo’s Surf Cantina
Lolo’s Surf Cantina, Miami Beach’s newest Baja-inspired eatery, invites guests to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with $7 cocktails all day long. Featuring authentic recipes such as their margaritas de la casa, palomas, Mexican mules and sangrias – Lolo’s will be offering a series of favorites worth Uber-ing for. Grab a seat at the colorful bar and welcome the weekend with a fiesta at Lolo’s!
Guests can find Lolo’s Surf Cantina through the park-side entrance of Stanton South Beach, located south of fifth at 161 Ocean Drive. For more information on Lolo’s Surf Cantina or to make a reservation, please call (305) 735-6973 or visit loloscantina.com.
Meat Market Miami Beach
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style at Miami Beach hotspot, Meat Market. The restaurant will be serving a new specialty cocktail on Friday, May 5, 2017 during Happy Hour only. Since its debut in 2008, the chic Lincoln Road steakhouse has garnered raves for its contemporary cuisine, creative cocktails and bustling atmosphere.
Crafted by the restaurant’s expert mixologist Ezra Pattek, the Quatro Verde features Mezcal, Ancho Verde, lime juice, agave and fresh basil. This bright, herbaceous and smoky drink will be available for $10.
Other Happy Hour drink specials include $10 glasses of Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label; $10 Classic Belvedere Martinis; and $8 signature cocktails including White Sangria; Pimm’s Cup; The “One” Mule; Tangerine Dream; and Strawberry Caipirinha. Select wines, available by the glass, are priced at $8; specialty beers $3.50.
Quarterdeck is celebrating Cinco de Mayo all week long starting Monday, May 1st through Friday, May 5th. They will offer strawberry-infused tequila made in house with fresh strawberries, 100% Blue Agave Sauza Tequila and a house made simple syrup. The process takes a full week to complete and can be served as a shot, on the rocks or a Quarterdeck favorite – a margarita. Cocktails with the infused tequila are $10. They will also be serving Tequila Lime Chicken Wings ($11.99). The wings are marinated in tequila, fresh lime juice, blue agave nectar, assorted salts and pepper, then deep fried.
Pizza & Burger
Wet your whistle this Cinco de Mayo, or should I say Cinco de Drinko, at Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina. This Friday only, the laidback eatery will offer a can’t-miss promotion on Mexico’s most beloved cocktail, the Paloma. Priced at $13, guests can buy a Paloma and enjoy another one just $1— Olé!
Not familiar with a Paloma? It’s a traditional Mexican cocktail featuring tequila, pink grapefruit juice, Squirt grapefruit soda, lime juice, simple syrup and a salted rim.
River Yacht Club
River Yacht Club, the premier lifestyle oasis located on the Miami River, is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with $8 bar bites and cocktails. Special cocktails include the Mezcalito – union mezcal, crushed cucumber, pressed lemon, agave topped with champagne; Paloma – Don Julio tequila, lime juice, muddled pink grapefruit, grapefruit juice and olive brine; and El Gringo – bourbon, tamarind agua fresca, lime and citrus soda. Pair your cocktail with Beef or Fish Tacos; Tres Ceviche with tuna, scallop and snapper; or sweet Churros served with dulce de leche.
It’s time to #witnesscinco. Tequila expert and bar-top-dancing restaurateur, Rocco Mangel, is preparing once again for the biggest party of the year — Cinco de Mayo. Hosting six unique fiestas at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar in Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, and Orlando, there is a Rocco’s Tacos an Uber ride away from everyone.
Each party will have incredible drink specials along with live entertainment including appearances by Pancho Villas mariachi band, DJs, prize giveaways and of course free tequila pourings by Rocco and “Team Cinco.” Beat the crowds and arrive early when the restaurants open at noon.
Semilla Eatery & Bar
Semilla Eatery and Bar will be the place to be for Cinco de Mayo. Already a hotspot for the all-night Friday night happy hour with DJ Nuny Love, there will be added specials and festivities for Cinco de Mayo.
In light of #fredstreetfood, a new menu of global street foods offered Tuesday nights at the bar, all street treats will be offered on Cinco de Mayo for cinco dólares. This is a discount of 30-60% off the regular menu. Street food items include organic chicken tacos, wagyu beef sliders, pulled pork bao buns, and garlic butter escargot. And, of course there will be five dollar margaritas to match.
Tacology is celebrating Cinco de Mayo in true Mexican fashion! The party begins at 5 p.m. and upon arrival, guests will receive complimentary shots by Maestro Dobel Tequila. Guests can capture the night with a photo booth and dance the night away to music by DJ Umber Bandi Ville. A live musician will also be performing throughout the night.Brickell City Centre, 701 South Miami Ave. 4th Floor |786-347-5368
Toro Toro’s “Tacos and Chelas” is a fun and delicious Cinco de Mayo and the perfect plan to continue the fiesta into the weekend because one day is not enough to indulge in the Mexican culture and Celebrity Chef Richard Sandoval, just so happened to grow up in Mexico. “Tacos y Chelas” takes place every Saturday and this year it casually falls on the Saturday after Cinco de Mayo which is on a Friday.
It is $25 per person for all you can eat tacos and for a $5 extra dollars it includes unlimited beer from 11:30am-3:00pm. Dinning at Toro Toro is more than a meal; it’s a celebration of fine food and spirits. Toro Toro offers a twist on the contemporary steakhouse experience artfully blending Pan Latin flavors and creative sharing plates. Offering a comfortable Miami Chic vibe where you can enjoy high energy music, expertly hand-crafted cocktails, a well-curated collection of fine wines and exceptionally fresh ingredients in a sophisticated, sleek setting, Toro Toro is a must dine destination. Please note that tax and gratuity are not included and there is a limit of two hours, but that’s plenty of time to fill up on the savory bites.
It’s that time of the year again where it’s totally acceptable to drink a little more than usual. Celebrate this Cinco de Mayo at TuCandela with the Mariachis, and $5 shots, cocktails and beers until 12am. Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday, so no need to worry about holding back. Make sure to get there early – entree is $20 after 11pm! 901 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33131; (786) 853-3171