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May 04, 2016

Where to score Cinco de Mayo restaurant deals in and around Philly

Time to break out the tequila

Food Cinco de Mayo
Lolita Cinco de Mayo tacos Jason Varney/Lolita

Chicken tacos at Lolita at 106 S. 13th St.

Thursday, May 5, marks Cinco de Mayo 2016. Head out in Philly or the surrounding suburbs to grab deals and specials to celebrate. Find tacos, margaritas, nachos and Mexican beers on this roundup.


The restaurant is serving a range of specials in celebration of the holiday. Find $5 Feliz margaritas, $5 chips and guacamole, $5 "Mexican Citywides," $2 tacos, $2 Tecate beers and $2 chips and salsa all day.

3945 Chestnut St.
(215) 222-1657

Mad Mex

The party starts at 9 a.m. at this University City restaurant. Dine on breakfast burritos and "Eggchiladas." Drink specials will run all day. Enjoy $5 Dos Equis, receive a $1 off all Mexican bottles and cans or sip on an Orange Pineapple Margarita. 

3401 Walnut Street
(215) 382-2221

Union Taco

Those in Manayunk can dine on $5 five-spice seared tuna tacos on Cinco de Mayo. Two other new tacos will also be $5 from 2-7 p.m for dine-in guests.

4229 Main St., Manayunk
(267) 766-6193


The Center City Mexican restaurant will be serving $6 blood orange margaritas, half-price nachos and $3 tacos from 3-5 p.m. on Cinco de Mayo. Then, during late night, from 10 p.m. to midnight, the restaurant will offer a "Mexico Citywide." Get a taco, shot of tequila and can of Tecate beer for $10.

106 S. 13th St.
(215) 546-7100

Cafe Ynez

Chile Relleno and Pollo Mole will be served during the Mexican holiday, along with a fish special. The best deal, however, is a trio of tacos for $8.50. Bring your own tequila, and the restaurant will provide margarita mix for $10.

2025 Washington Ave.
(215) 278-7579

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Besito Mexican Restaurant

A Patron tequila tasting will take place from noon to 4 p.m., before Besito's regular 4-6 happy hour.

105 Coulter Ave., Ardmore, PA
(484) 417-6825

Buena Onda

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, enjoy $5 margaritas, $2 chicken tacos and $2 Tecate beers at this Jose Garces restaurant.

1901 Callowhill St.
(215) 302-3530