Cinco De Mayo Specials Around San Diego
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with specials from your favorite restaurants and bars! Tequila, tacos, margaritas and mariachis are all on the Cinco de Mayo menu around San Diego!
Miss B’s Coconut Club
Also known for bringing island vibes to San Diego, Miss B’s Coconut Club will celebrate Cinco de Mayo all day with $7 Altos, $5 Cocovezas, and $3 chicken and pork street tacos. Whether dining indoors at their bar or around a massive fireplace, you’ll be transported straight to the Caribbean.
Urbana Mexican Gastronomy & Mixology
Urbana Mexican Gastronomy & Mixology, located in Skydeck in Del Mar, will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo from 4pm-12am with live mariachi music, irresistible food and drink specials, and a vibrant atmosphere that will transport you straight to Mexico.
Urbana’s talented mixologists have crafted a special offer just for this occasion – $5 house margaritas and $5 tequila shots. Sip on their signature margaritas, made with fresh ingredients and premium tequila, or take a shot of top-quality tequila to get the party started. To satisfy your taste buds, the culinary team has prepared mouthwatering taco specials for just $5 each.
Casa Guadalajara will be celebrating on Friday in Old Town. The festivities will include live entertainment such as mariachis, Ballet Folklorico dancers, food and drink specials, giveaways, street vendors and more.
Alejandra’s Fine Mexican Food And Cantina
Carlsbad’s hot new Mexican restaurant Alejandra’s Fine Mexican Food And Cantina is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with four days of festivities! The party action will on their outdoor patio, where they’ll be hosting reps from tequila brands CaliFino on Tuesday (May 2), Real del Valle on Wednesday (May 3), Codigo 1530 on Thursday (May 4), and Patron on Friday (May 5).
Tastings and merchandise giveaways will highlight their appearances, along with live music each day.
Hillcrest’s Tacaliente, which recently took over the space previously occupied by Lalos Tacos, is celebrating its first Cinco de Mayo with all-day specials that include two $5 Hard-Shell Tacos (2), $5 Mulitas, $5 Elote, $5 beers, and $5 Micheladas.
Mavericks Beach Club
Keep the party going for Cinco de Mayo, at Mavericks Beach Club, as the beach bar will host their annual Live Pro Wrestling event, on Saturday, May 6th. Sip on classics like the Mavericks Margarita, or the Spicy Margarita made with Olmeca Altos Plata, sliced jalapeno and pineapple, agave, lime juice, and a Tajin rim.
The event includes Lucha Libre wrestlers, and takes place from 3:30PM-6:30PM, so arrive early for a front row seat for all the action.
PB’s neighborhood bar, Duck Dive, is kicking things off on May 2nd with Taco & Tequila Tuesday. Stop in for $4 taco specials, $8 house margaritas, and 2-4-1 margarita bowls, as well as $5 tequila shots and Pacifico Beer. Available from 6PM to close, there is plenty of time to stop by after work or a day spent lounging at the beach!
Celebrate Cinco de “Maya” at Coco Maya this 5/5. With a reputation for bringing the hottest rooftop parties to India Street, they’ll have you covered from brunch to late night. Enjoy $6 Tequila snacks with Real de Valle, Altos, and Corralejo, $7 margaritas, and $8 Spicy Cadillac Margaritas, Pistolero Palomas, and Frozen Coconut Margaritas.
Looking to spend your Cinco in North County? Park 101 is the 15,000 square foot pup and family friendly outdoor barbecue of your dreams. Sip on $3 Shoreveza Mexican Lagers and $8 margaritas. Stay tuned for the evening Padres game and enjoy additional food and drink specials while watching the game on their Jumbotron LED-screen and many TV screens throughout the venue.
Cococabana, the slice of paradise located atop The Brick Hotel, will celebrate Cinco de Mayo from 1PM to 9PM with $5 Strawberry Margarita, Rum Mojito, and Vodka Mule Cutwater Cans and taco specials usually exclusive at Cococabana on Tuesdays! Devour steak, shrimp, or chicken street tacos or indulge in full-size plates with Cauliflower Tacos, Jerk Chicken Tacos, and Jerk Octopus Tacos with rice and beans. Stop in from 1PM to 4PM to sip on $8 cocktails and $5 drafts during happy hour.
NOVO Brazil Brewing Company
NOVO Brazil Brewing Company’s Lane Avenue taproom in Chula Vista is hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Friday, May 5 that features music from Tijuana’s rock-reggae fusion band Nosis, a mariachi band, performances from Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio, and food from Casanova Fish Tacos. Festivities begin at 5PM.
The Smoking Gun
The Smoking Gun, the Gaslamp’s neighborhood bar and arcade, will serve a specialty taco plate available only on Cinco de Mayo. Choose from lemon pepper chicken, smoked wagyu brisket, or smoked pulled pork topped with salsa fresca, avocado crème, and lime.
Cruise over to barleymash to devour Birria Quesadilla Tacos with three house-made corn tortillas, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, and birria.
They will be serving three Cinco de Mayo drink specials including El Serpiente with Espolon, cucumber, jalapeño, lime, agave, tajin, La Calavera with Espolon, coconut, lime, toasted coconut, or El Gallo with Espolon, grenadine, lime, angostura, and ginger beer.
Casa de Pico
Cheers” all day long with tequila and beer specials at Casa de Pico in La Mesa. Folkloric dancers and live musicians will roam the restaurant and tequila giveaways will happen throughout the day.
Sandpiper Wood Fired Grill & Oysters
If you’re looking to class up your Cinco celebration, look no further than La Jolla Shores’ Sandpiper Wood Fired Grill & Oysters! They are offering happy hour pricing on select menu items during lunch and dinner hours from 11AM–2:30PM and 4PM–9PM.
The specials include $4 Baja Fish Tacos, $10 Ceviche Tostadas, $10 Perfect Margaritas, and $5 Calidad Mexican-Style Lagers on extra-cold draft.
Casa de Bandini
Casa de Bandini in Carlsbad is calling all tequila lovers! Giveaways and tequila specials from CaliFino, Patron, Casamigos, and Don Julio will be happening throughout the day.
Live entertainment including a Mexican trio and Ballet Folklorico dancers will kick off the fiesta, which will extend into the restaurant’s parking lot for ample seating. A festive taco cart will be open outside of the restaurant selling carne asada street tacos, for a quick food option.
Here’s something a little different: pair your Cinco de Mayo plans with a southern flair at Louisiana Purchase! Located on Louisiana Street in North Park, Chef Q is serving up plenty of food and drink specials this May 5th. Crawfish Birria Tacos will keep your mouth watering all night long; don’t forget to grab $5 Altos Tequila shots, $6 Mexican lagers, and $10 beer/shot combos and mango margaritas.
Nason’s Beer Hall
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Nason’s Beer Hall on Friday, May 5, for a fiesta to remember – serving up tacos, churros, beer buckets, tequila specials and a special performance from a Mariachi band (performing 4PM-7PM) to dance the night away. Drinks specials include Strawberry Fields by Cody mixed with Pendry Select Maestro Dobel Reposado Tequila, strawberry, agave and black pepper. For the full menu, please click here.
El Chingon, GBOD Hospitality Group’s “Bad Ass Mexican” restaurant located at 560 Fifth Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter, will host a party in honor of the Battle of Puebla with signature brunch drinks and dishes, plus a “Fat Ass Burrito Challenge” to kick things off on Thursday, May 4.
Signature dishes include birria tacos with beef braised in guajillo chiles, onions, cilantro and consume; a surf and turf burrito loaded with sauteed shrimp, carne asada, rice, cheese and pico de gallo all topped with house made enchilada sauce, salsa verde, cotija cheese and cilantro; and more.
Specialty margaritas include The Madero, made with Real Del Valle tequila, house-made watermelon cordial, lime and Tajín rim; and the TJ 1920, a mix of Corralejo Añejo, Mexican Coca-Cola reduction, R&D cherry apple bitters and sarsaparilla bitters.
See you there, San Diego!