Cinco de Mayo is almost upon us Vancouver, and this year it’s on a Saturday – which means we can indulge in even more celebrating than we have in previous years.
While you can always head to your favourite Mexican spots in the city to indulge in their much-loved cuisine and spiked beverages, there are a few places offering one-day-only specials on May 5 that are worth checking out.
Here are some restaurants where you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year.
The Compound is celebrating may 5 with shots of tequila for $3 and margaritas for $4. They will also be serving up barbacoa beef tacos served in single or share plates for the evening.
Address: 1026 Granville Street, Vancouver
Las Margaritas’ Cinco de Mayo celebrations include live music from Mariachi Los Dorados, drink features, and giveaways.
Address: 1999 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Tacofino is offering $8 margaritas at all of their locations for the entire day on May 5. Tacofino Gastown will also be having live entertainment provided by Las Estrellas de Vancouver (Vancouver’s only all-female Mariachi Band), who will be performing from noon to 1 pm and again from 8:30 to 9:30 pm.
Address: 1025 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Address: 15 W Cordova Street, Vancouver
Address: 2327 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Address: 122-1050 W Pender Street, Vancouver
La Taqueria is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with all day happy hour specials. These include Taco Baja and a pint of beer for $9 and a Taco Baja and margarita from $12. These are available at all location (except North Vancouver). Live music will be happening at the Hornby location all day.
Address: 2549 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Address: 586 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Address: 322 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Address: 2521 Main Street, Vancouver
Earls Yaletown will be offering some special drink deals on Cinco de Mayo this year.
Address: 1095 Mainland Street, Vancouver
La Casita is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with all-day drink and food specials, and they are offering patrons a first taste of their new tequila flights.
Address: 101 W Cordova Street, Vancouver