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Top 5 Places to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Philly’s Mexican bars will be mixing up margaritas and cracking open Tecate cans this Friday. That’s right, Cinco De Mayo lands on a Friday this year. What better way to end the first week of May? If you haven’t planned your Cinco De Mayo fiesta, we’ve got you covered! 

  1. Jose Pistola’s

    263 S 15th Street: With $25 traditional margarita pitchers and $30 flavored margarita pitchers, this Center City bar will extend the Cinco De Mayo festivities outside the restaurant. Try one of the mango, strawberry, guava, and el diablo flavors! If tequila isn’t your speed, Yards Brewing Company will be joining the fiesta for a special drink collaboration. To top off the festivities, there will be a pig roast!

  2. Cantina Los Caballitos

    1651 E. Passyunk Avenue: This South Philly bar will be serving tequila the traditional way. Explore Los Caballitos’ extensive tequila menu with over 40 options! Whether it’s on the rocks or frozen in a glass or pitcher. Happy hour is from 4 to 6 p.m. with $3 classic margaritas, $3 red sangria, and $15 pitchers specials!

  3. Xochitl

    408 S 2nd Street: A Friday celebration just is not enough. This fiesta last two days, May 5 and 6. Offering all day food and drink specials, the bar will feature bites starting at $5, $6 margaritas, $3 drafts, and $3 Tecates. Enter for the chance to win the tequila gift basket raffle featuring a bottle of Patron!

  4. El Rey

    2013 Chestnut Street: If margaritas are not enough, the food at El Rey will surely draw you in. They’re cooking up chicken, veggie, steak, and pork taco specials for $3. Refresh with $4 class margaritas and $3 mango and guava specialty margaritas!

  5. El Camino

    1040 N 2nd Street: Celebrate in Tex-Mex style with tacos, barbecue, and of course, margaritas. Indoor and outdoor drink specials are available, making this a perfect spot if the weather cooperates. In addition, they’ll be serving cut-to-order delicious $3 al pastor tacos!

Where will you be celebrating your Cinco De Mayo fiesta? Share your favorite places in the comments!

  1. Go Ashlea! Great job girl!

  2. Great list, good to know.

  3. Great!!! Very informative

  4. Lol this actually makes me wanna celebrate Cinco De Mayo!! Nice!!!

  5. Great article!

  6. Ashlea, do your thing! Great job on the info because for me I only know of two spots in the area. Blessings to you and keep reaching for the stars. You’re def on your way to big and better things(goals)