Let’s get real for a minute: Cinco de Mayo is basically just a really good excuse to drink tasty margaritas.
Beyond tasty tequila drinks, Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican army’s victory over France in 1862, during the Franco-Mexican War.
If you want to celebrate, let us help you stay on budget. Here are X restaurants offering deals and discounts to celebrate this flavorful holiday.
1. On the Border
Margs for $5 and live music—why wouldn’t you celebrate Cinco de Mayo at On the Border? They’re also doing shot specials and beer specials at some locations if you want a little more party. Plus, if you join their email list, you’ll get free queso or sopapillas on your next visit. Sign me up!
Chuy’s is celebrating with the hashtag #ChuysCinco and we’re not mad about it. They’re offering all-day happy hour, $1 off Coronas and $1 floaters. What’s a floater, you ask? It’s when your bartender pours half an ounce of your favorite liquor on top of your favorite drink. Also, the people at Chuy’s are geniuses, because they’re also having $5 Bloody Marys to cure your hangover the day after Cinco de Mayo.
3. Bahama Breeze
4. Moe’s Southwest Grill
Visit a Moe’s Southwest Grill location and you could win a free t-shirt. Or, if you’re gutsy enough, try taking your senior pictures there like this guy did and you could win free burritos for life.
You can celebrate at Tijuana Flats all weekend for Cinco de Mayo. They’re offering $2 Mexican drafts on May 5. Then, on May 6 and May 7, they’re offering $2 tacos, $2 chips and salsa, $2 churros and $2 Mexican drafts.
Be sure to check your local restaurants for deals, too. You don’t have to spend a fortune to celebrate in style!