Valerie Fitzgerald
  • Cinco De Mayo Specials in L.A.




Cinco De Mayo is a holiday that celebrates the Mexican army’s win at the Battle of Puebla, against the French in 1862. In honor of the victory, Mexican restaurants and bars bring you food and drink specials throughout the day, and some places even throw a full-on party! Check out the following L.A. spots for their Cinco De Mayo specials:

The Abbey Food & Bar

Come by this WeHo spot  for an all-day celebration (9am to 2am) including drag performances, dancing, drink specials and live music from Arcoiris de Los Angeles, the world’s first LGBTQ mariachi band. Learn more about the restaurant here.

Gracias Madre

Join Gracias Madre's Pop-Up Margarita Garden party! The event runs from 12 to 10pm, so enjoy $5 vegan street tacos—such as BBQ jackfruit and mole mushroom—plus $10 margaritas and $5 beers. No reservations necessary! Check out the restaurant here.

Westbound

Located in DTLA's Arts District, Westbound offers $20 margarita pitchers, $10 margaritas, as well as their regular range of craft cocktails. And as for food, enjoy their scallop ceviche, carne asada tacos, and chicharrones served with pineapple-chipotle salsa throughout the night. Check out the restaurant here.

Mi Corazon

Come by Silverlake's Mi Corazon for margarita bowls, $20 sangria pitchers, rumchata, $8 boilermakers, $8 Banderita shots, as well as margaritas, palomas and more specialty cocktails galore. And on top of it all – dance along to Mi Corazon's live mariachi band! Check out the restaurant here.




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