Celebrate in Style: Where to get Food and Drinks on Cinco De Mayo


Looking to save money while going out on the town?

With May 5th vastly approaching, everyone’s wondering, “where should I get a margarita”? If you love a salt rim and citrus flavor, Cinco de May is your day. Knowing the best spot to hit will help you find the tastiest treats.

While many Americans think they’re celebrating Mexico’s independence. They are very wrong.

Cinco de Mayo is actually to honor Mexico’s victory over France Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

If you want a more in-depth history lesson visit the History Channel.

Now on to some tremendous mouth-watering beverages.

Great Deals on Cinco De Mayo Drinks and Food

California Pizza Kitchen: For $5 Fresh Agave Lime Margaritas all day long, California Pizza Kitchen is offering the ultimate Cinco de Mayo deal. But before you head out, make sure to verify their participation.

TGI Fridays: Do you have $5 burning a hole in your pocket? If so, make your way to a local TGI Fridays for their Cinco de Mayo special. TGI Fridays are offering $5 Fridays ‘Ritas, $5 Patron Shots, and $5 Dos Equis 23 ounce draft beer.

Bahama Breeze: Most Bahama Breeze locations are kicking off this holiday with $5 Classic Margaritas, $10 Create Your Own Premium tequila or rum flights. So, if you want to indulge in a little bit of everything, Venture to your local Bahama Breeze.

Yard House: Turn your Sunday Funday into a Fiesta! Celebrate Cinco de May at Yard House to get $5 House Margaritas, Salted Watermelon Margaritas, Pomegranate, House Margaritas, all day long.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Take a load off at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. For the chance to indulge in $1 tacos and $4 Corona Extra bottles visit your local restaurant.

El Pollo Loco: El Pollo Loco customers can receive $5 Street Corn Tostadas and $5 Fire-Grilled Chicken. All you need to do is use this coupon.

How about Cinco de Moes? Spend $10 on your Moe’s order using Uber Eats, and you’ll get a free HomeWrecker burrito. All you need to do is use the promo code FREEFIESTA!

The chain is also giving out free shirts to the first 50 guests in line while supplies last.

Chilis: Fill up your cup at Chilis this Sunday! Choose between your choice of Chili’s Draft Beer selection, Their world famous Presidente Margarita®, and May’s Margarita of the Month, The Tequila Trifecta for $5.

Abuelo’s: Enjoy beer and margs specials on May 5th with Abuelo’s. Grande Mexican draft beers are $5. Plus, Abuelo’s is offering a $6.95 Flag Margarita for the entire day. Come join the fun and celebration all day long.

Bar Louie:  Select Bar Louie locations are throwing “Cabo de Mayo” parties featuring specials on Sammy Hagar’s Santo Mezquila. Drink and food specials vary by location. Stop by Bar Louie’s Facebook page for details and their latest deals.

Joe’s Crab Shack: Join Joe’s for their all-day Cinco de Mayo celebration. It will be complete with tacos, patrón margs, and $20 buckets of Modelo Especial.

Patrón: This tequila brand has paired up with Hooch, a travel and food rewards app, to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Follow these simple steps to earn rewards for your next margarita purchase.

  • Download Hooch app
  • Visit a bar who sells Patrón tequila
  • Order a margarita
  • Upload a photo of your receipt to Hooch
  • Earn rewards for an instant upgrade to a Patrón margarita on Hooch

No matter how you choose to celebrate your Cinco de Mayo, make sure you research your local deals and discounts. After all, doesn’t saving money make the celebration that much sweeter?s

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