9 Cinco de Mayo Celebrations You Can’t Miss

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Photo courtesy of: Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Photo courtesy of: Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow, for those of you who are completely lost. This is an excuse to stuff your face with delicious tacos while sipping on a margarita. Can’t get any better than that, can it? All over South Florida there are restaurants celebrating the occasion!

204 SW 2nd St. | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33388

JEY Hospitality Group’s TacoCraft will host its 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party alongside its sister restaurant, ROK:BRGR and neighbor establishment Tarpon Bend on Thursday, May 5th in Himmarshee Village, Downtown Fort Lauderdale. The celebration will begin at 5 p.m. featuring music by a live band and DJ, as well as food and drink specials. Beer bars and food stands will be set up along 2nd Street with a number of offerings from the three restaurants, including taco specials. For more information contact TacoCraft at 954-463-2003.
5800 SW 73rd St. | South Miami, FL 33143

JEY Hospitality Group’s South Miami concepts ROK:BRGR and the soon-to-open TacoCraft will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo Block Party on Thursday, May 5th starting at 5 p.m. The festivities will feature a live DJ and Mexican-inspired favorites, including street tacos from a TacoCraft pop-up shop, in celebration of the restaurant’s new South Miami location, slated to open at the end of May. Drinks specials will be available at the various bar tents set up throughout the street, these include Margarita bars, tequila bars, beer bars and more. For more information contact ROK:BRGR South Miami at 305-663-6099.

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
1220 16th St. | Miami Beach, FL 33139

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Bodega starting at 3:00 p.m. with food and drink specials, photo booth, live mariachi band and music by DJ Spiff and much more! There will be drink and food specials from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. Drink specials include the Paloma, Michelada and the Mexican Shandi. Including Maestro Dobel Tequila shots for $5.

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila
Several locations

Tequila connoisseur and bar-top-dancing owner, Rocco Mangel, is known for throwing the biggest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the state and 2016 will be bigger than ever with more drink specials and surprises. Hosting six unique “Cinco de Drinko” fiestas at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar in Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, and Orlando, there is a Rocco’s Tacos an Uber ride away from everyone. Each party will have incredible drink specials along with live entertainment including Suenalo performing in Fort Lauderdale, Euphoria in Boca Raton and Leonard Brothers in Orlando, appearances by Pancho Villas mariachi band, DJs, prize giveaways and of course free tequila pourings by Rocco and “Team Cinco.” Beat the crowds and arrive early when the restaurants open at noon!

Fort Lauderdale - 1313 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL | 954.524.9550
Boca Raton - 5250 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton, FL | 561.416.2131 West Palm Beach –224 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL | 561.650.1001 Palm Beach Gardens - 5090 PGA Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL | 561.623.0127
Delray Beach - 110 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444 | 561.416.2131
Orlando - 7468 W Sandlake Road, Orlando, FL 32836 | 407.226.0550

15 NE 11th St. | Miami, FL 33132

It’s that time of year again to pull out your limes, salt and tequila for Cinco de Mayo! This year the ROOFTOP AT E11EVEN is hosting its First Annual Downtown Cinco party on Thursday, May 5 starting at 9:00 p.m. Guests will kick off the celebration with Avion Tequila specials all night long, live music by Reggae Rock and Latin Roots sensation, BACHACO with a special guest appearance by EL ARKA who are set to perform their top hip-hop tracks. Enjoy live music, mas tequila and the ultimate view of Downtown Miami! For tickets and table reservations, please visit: www.11miamirooftop.com/cinco

American Social Bar & Kitchen
Several locations

American Social Bar & Kitchen will celebrate Cinco De Mayo with discount tequila and beer specials, a live DJ and special appearance by the Miami Mariachis on Thursday, May 5th. Please find F&B specials detailed below. 

From 5 p.m. To 2 a.m., American Social Brickell guests will enjoy:
$5 Tequila Shots
$8 Margaritas
$8.50 Queso Dip
$11.50 Chicken or Shrimp Tacos
$12 Quesadillas

From 5 p.m. To 2 a.m., American Social Las Olas guests will enjoy:
$7 Herruda Tequila drinks and margaritas
$5 Dos Equis

Kitchen 305
16701 Collins Ave. | North Miami Beach, FL 33160

Kick off your Cinco de Mayo celebrations a day early and skip all the Cinco madness with Kitchen 305’s Cinco de Drinko on May 4th, featuring special guest DJ Rita Rayol and Debbie Taylor Band. Guests can enjoy Corona beer specials, $5 tequila shots, photo opportunities and more. Drink specials begin at 5:30 pm and photo opportunities with mariachi models start at 7 pm. The Debbie Taylor Band will be live at 8 pm and DJ Rita Rayol will keep the party going from 9 pm to close. 

Monty's Sunset
300 Alton Rd. | Miami Beach, FL 33139

Throw on your sombreo and get your dancing shoes on because a mariacchie band is about to join Monty’s Sunset for a true Cinco de Mayo fiesta! There’s no better way to take part in the festivities than partying at your favorite beachside bar with a Monty’s margarita in hand made with 100% agave—for only $20 pitchers! Treat yourself with other Cinco de Mayo specials such as Happy Hour pricing on raw bar selects and cocktails, beer, and wine! For more information or reservations, call (305)-672-1148; 300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139.

Cabo Flats at Dolphin Mall  
11401 NW 12th St. #R101 | Sweetwater, FL 33172

Cabo Flats at Dolphin Mall kicks off an all-day Cinco de Mayo celebration at 11:30 a.m., with a series of signature margaritas including the Upside Down (with Cointreau Noir and Corazon Blanco Tequila), El Cabo (Mango to Pomegranate to Raspberry) and the Dia de Los Muertos (with Kah Blanco Tequila). Cabo’s House DJ livens up the party at 3 p.m., with a set that lasts throughout the night. Starting at 5 p.m., guests enjoy liquor promotions including complimentary shots. Party-goers can snap pictures in the photo booth for social media, transform their look with sugar skull face painting and dance to the libations of a live drummer. Soak up the tequila with a selection of bar bites, including Avocado Fries, Chicken Quesadillas or Crispy Tuna Tacos. Enter to win, as the restaurant is giving away Cabo Flats apparel and gift cards, bottles of Exotico Tequila and Cabo party favors throughout the night. For dinner reservations, please call 305.351.1911.