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Where to Eat and Drink – for Cinco de Mayo

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Looking for tequila, good guac, or just some mariachi band to celebrate today, May 5 with a Mexican style fiesta? Some options for you below.

Making a Margarita and want the authentic thing? Check out Mark Gauert’s page on the Sun Sentinel’s site.

Cinco de Mayo Fiestas

Rocco’s Tacos – 224 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, will have a huge party that coincides with Clematis by Night – the weekly downtown celebration. At Rocco’s, WILD 95.5 radio will broadcast live here from 6-8 p.m.; assume freeflowing tequila courtesy Rocco and his Tequila boot-dance on the bar, once his bus rolls up. A party donkey equipped with shots also is planned.

The Clematis by Night celebration includes Luis Manuel and the Charambo Band, 6-9 p.m. near the waterfront.

Cantina Laredo, 4635 PGA Blvd. (in Midtown), has a live band, Splashlight, from 4-10 p.m., along with drink and food specials in a party-on-the-patio.

Guanabanas, 960 N. A1A in Jupiter, rocks with a live mariachi band during happy hour, and Miami soul band Soul Collective from 8-11 p.m. Mexican beer and margaritas are on special.

Caliente Kitchen, 1500 Gateway Blvd., Boynton Beach, opens with a Cinco de Mayo party tonight. Mariachi band, food and drink specials and more partying are planned. Caliente Kitchen’s parent in Delray Beach (8 E. Atlantic Ave.) is going at it all day with kids’ events (early!) mariachi band, live DJ and drink specials based on tequila.

Uncle Julio’s, 449 Plaza Real (Mizner Park), Boca Raton has happy hour specials 4-7 p.m., and live bands with salsa and more into the dark hours. A Patron tequila ice-shot luge is starring.

More options:

  • Aleyeda’s Mexican, 1890 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach.
  • Amigos Mexican Spanish Restaurant, 4720 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach
  • La Fogata, 924 Northlake Blvd., N. Palm Beach, also La Fogata, 11924 West Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington
  • La Bamba, 4285 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach
  • Rosalita’s Tex-Mex, 5949 S. Congress Ave., Atlantis
  • Cabo Flats, 11701 Lake Victoria Ave., (Downtown at the Gardens), Palm Beach Gardens

And, Chipotle restaurants are offering free burritos with their coupon. Order a box of 10 or more burritos, and half your order is free. Find out more here.

Tags: Where to Eat in Palm Beach County

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