Thursday May 5, is Cinco De Mayo! A reason to go out and drink top-shelf tequila shots and margaritas. There is a place for everyone of all walks of life. Some of New York’s Best Mexican restaurants is a great place for the partying up on Cinco De Mayo.
Chef Richard Sandoval’s authentic modern mexican cuisine on the upper east side is the place to be to celebrate Cinco De Mayo this year. A live mariachi band will set the stage from 6:00PM – 10:00PM. A prefix menu $50 or go to the Tequila Bar & Lounge during hora feliz, with over 150 different tequilas to choose from, this will be a night you will soon forget.
Happy Hour: 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Specials: $6 Margaritas, $4 Mexican Beers, $5 Wines, see the drink menu
Best Deal: $3 bontanas (ceviche, tamal, tacos, quesadilla, hurarache), see the food menu
Recommend: margaritas, guacamole, pico de gallo
Best for: Tequila Lovers
1191 1st Ave
New York, NY 1021
2. Crema Restaurante
Can’t make it to downtown, visit Chelsea’s neighborhood mexican restaurant brings you back to the south of the border. Chef Julieta Ballesteros pairs the sweet and savory in her menu.
Happy Hour: 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Specials: 2 for 1 margaritas, sangrias, beers, wines
Recommend: Banderitos: shot of white tequila, green lime juice, and red sangrita.
Best for: Tequila lovers
111 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
3. Tortilla Flats Restaurant
Play and win prizes at this west village dive bar.
Happy Hour: 4:00PM – 7:00PM
Specials: $5 off pitchers
Monday & Tuesday Bingo Night: if ANYONE gets BINGO, EVERYONE gets a free Jose Cuervo tequila shot! But spoiler alert: if ANYONE yells BINGO and does NOT have BINGO, the WHOLE BAR is disqualified.
Wednesday: Hula Hoops
Sunday Fun Day: Trivia all day.
Best for: College students,bingo lovers, free tequila if someone gets BINGO!
Tortilla Flats Restaurant
767 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
4. Side Bar
Stuck at work near union square? Don’t worry, stop by side bar for a quick happy hour cinco de mayo party.
Happy Hour: 5:00PM – 9:00PM
Special: $5 Sol Micheladas, 901 Tequila Shots, 901 Tequila Margaritas
Best for: after work partying
120 E 15th St
New York, NY
5. Rosa Mexicano
Recommend: pomegranate margaritas, guacamole, budin de pollo
midtown: 1063 1st Ave, New York, NY 10022, (212) 753-7407
*Gluten-Free Dinner Menu
upper west side: 61 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023, (212) 977-7700
union square: 9 E 18th St, New York, NY 10003, (212) 533-3350
6. Hudson Terrance
Celetrate Cinco De Mayo in style on the rooftop in Hell’s Kitchen, Midtown and enjoy live music featuring DJ Neil Jackson. Quick Tip:
Happy Hour: Party Starts at 6:00PM
Special: 2 for 1 Cabo Wabo Tequila, Authentic Taco Stand
621 W. 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
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