Cinco de Mayo 2021 Miami Bar and Restaurant Deals


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Although some believe it is Mexico’s Independence Day, Cinco de Mayo is in fact the commemoration of Mexico’s historic victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. (Mexicans celebrate their declaration of independence from Spain on September 16 each year from 1810.)

This year, Cinco de Mayo falls on a Wednesday, and although some festivities will be affected by the pandemic, Miami’s bars and restaurants have a wide variety of parties and specials to choose from.

Listed below, in alphabetical order, are the best places in Miami to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with specialty food and drink.

Bodega Taqueria and Tequila in South Beach

Bodega Taqueria and Tequila in South Beach

Photo courtesy Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Taqueria and Tequila Winery

21 W Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
1220 16th St., Miami Beach

Guests enjoy live mariachi bands and a DJ throughout the day, as well as $ 5 specialty drinks from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., including frozen margaritas, cazadores margaritas, shots, corona beer, and hard seltzer.

Calle 23 Miami has a party atmosphere for Cinco de Mayo.EXPAND

Calle 23 Miami has a party atmosphere for Cinco de Mayo.

Courtesy photo of Calle 23 Miami

Enjoy Patrón Silver Margaritas ($ 7) or Shots ($ 5) and $ 25 Corona Buckets all day Wednesday, May 5th. The Salsa Night will be accompanied by 7 USD mojitos from 7pm

Chica by head chef Lorena Garcia has a chic atmosphere.EXPAND

Chica by head chef Lorena Garcia has a chic atmosphere.

Photo courtesy Chica Miami

The Cinco de Mayo celebration at Chica Miami features a live DJ and entertainment from 5pm to midnight. There are special entrees and a cocktail called “Tomas Estes,” made with reposado tequila, raspberry liqueur, cranberry juice, agave syrup, and lime ($ 16).

Cinco de Mayo at Coyo Taco.

Cinco de Mayo at Coyo Taco.

Photo by Deyson Rodriguez

Coyo Taco’s locations in Miami serve $ 5 worth of margaritas all day, as well as a special menu of tacos, quesadillas, guacamole, and churros. In Wynwood, the party continues well into the night in the restaurant’s speakeasy with a number of DJs from 8pm. Reservations are welcome.

Margarita at Oh Mexico!EXPAND

Margarita at Oh Mexico!

Photo courtesy of Oh Mexico!

To keep the party going all day on May 5th, Oh! Mexico on Española Way has live music every three hours from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and a new special – including Corona Beer Bucket Specials (four for $ 20) and Margachelas ($ 39). Guests have access to fun props and a photo booth, and Happy CincOH t-shirts can be purchased.

Pisco y Nascas dining room.EXPAND

Pisco y Nascas dining room.

Photo courtesy of Pisco y Nasca

Pisco and Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar

8405 Mills Dr., Miami
8551 NW 53rd St., Doral

This Peruvian restaurant has $ 7 worth of margaritas in its Kendall and Doral locations throughout the day.

Enjoy tacos and margaritas at Rocco's Tacos.

Enjoy tacos and margaritas at Rocco’s Tacos.

Photo courtesy of Rocco’s Tacos

Starting Saturday May 1st, Rocco’s “Five Days Cinco de Mayo” will offer festive dining and cocktail specialties, including Teremana margaritas (USD 10), half price mezcal margaritas, recordings and flights, and “Margaliter” (USD 25) for Dinner – Saturday brunch or takeaway until May 5th and all-you-can-eat tacos (US $ 19). Dates and times can be found on the restaurant’s website.

Serena, one of the many drinking and dining options at the Moxy Miami South Beach Hotel.

Serena, one of the many drinking and dining options at the Moxy Miami South Beach Hotel.

Photo by Michael Kleinberg

Serena at the Moxy South Beach Hotel

915 Washington Ave., Miami Beach

Serena, the new Mexican restaurant on the roof of the Moxy South Beach Hotel, is offering a special “Serena Margarita” for $ 10 on May 5th.

Enjoy a Cinco de Mayo tequila pairing at Toro Toro.

Enjoy a Cinco de Mayo tequila pairing at Toro Toro.

Photo courtesy of Brustman Carrino PR

Chef Richard Sandoval’s pan-Latin American steakhouse is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a tequila tasting and a meal recommendation hosted by Casamigos. The 4-course tasting begins at 5 p.m. in the lounge area of ​​the restaurant with a welcome cocktail, followed by Casamigos Mezcal, served with Fundido de Queso a la Tequila and Casamigos Blanco, paired with Cobia Tiradito. For the second course, Casamigos reposado is combined with smoked Al Pastor ribs with pineapple and chayote salsa. The entrée, lamb barbacoa rubbed with coffee, patacones and avocado crema, is combined with casamigos añejo, followed by petits fours with chocolate.

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