3.4 min readBy Published On: April 29th, 2024Categories: Eat and Drink0 Comments on Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around Southie

Cinco de Mayo is all about drinking delicious margaritas and chowing down on chips and guac. For those of you who plan to celebrate the Mexican holiday on May 5, look no further than the list of Mexican restaurants we’ve rounded up in Southie and beyond.

Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar

A South Boston staple, Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar is the place to be on Cinco de Mayo. From tacos and margaritas to chips and guac, and an upbeat environment, you won’t want to be anywhere else. Plus, Loco is hosting a taco eating contest that’ll take place Saturday, May 4. You won’t want to miss all the fun happening here all week long with the 5 Days of Cinco!

412 W Broadway

Yellow Door Taqueria

With its vintage-chic vibe and tasty Cali-Mex fare, including tacos like chili duck, jackfruit carnitas, tostadas, nachos, chips and guac, and more – Yellow Door Taqueria is a must-visit for Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Plus, enjoy their creative cocktails and extensive selection of tequila and mezcal while soaking up the sun on their outdoor patio.

354 Harrison Ave

Lulu Green

Lulu Green is  celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Saturday with a special and authentic Mexican food!  Chef Yuval Ochoa, who is from Guadalajara  will be serving up a 100% authentic Mexican menu. To give you a little taste, he will be making fresh tortillas, homemade mole, birria quesadillas and…. more! The bar will be serving up extra special cocktails + mocktails.  Reserve your spot today! 

246 West Broadway

Harpoon Brewery

Step into the ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration at Harpoon Brewery! On Sunday, May 5 starting at noon, Harpoon will be hosting a lively Cinco de Mayo celebration with delicious beer and fun festivities. From 1pn onwards, indulge in a special margarita flight and savory delights from Rosa Mexicano. With a festive atmosphere and plenty of camaraderie, Harpoon Brewery promises a Cinco de Mayo celebration to remember.

306 Northern Ave

Rosa Mexicano

Rosa Mexicano in Seaport is celebrating Cinco de Mayo all week long with daily deals and specials! From Monday to Friday, April 29-May 3, enjoy half-price tacos to get you in the Cinco spirit! And to add to the fun, they’ll be featuring a Cinco-week-only drink, The Grande Paloma, a pitcher of their popular and refreshing Palomas.

155 Seaport Blvd

Borrachito Taqueria & Spirits

Head over to Borrachito Taqueria & Spirits in Seaport for an unforgettable fiesta! Indulge in a mouthwatering array of tacos, burritos, salads, and ceviche while soaking in the 1950s Southwestern roadside diner vibe. Plus, don’t miss the hidden gem: a secretive speakeasy vibe accessible through a walk-in freezer door, adding an extra layer of excitement to your festivities.

70 Pier 4 Blvd. Suite 270

The Overlook at Legals Seafood

Don’t miss the grand unveiling of the newly remodeled top level of Legal Sea Foods Harborside, for Cinco de Mayo weekend! Dive into the festivities at The Overlook, boasting a revamped bar and lounge, retractable roof, and breathtaking views of Boston Harbor. Be among the first to experience this vibrant space while enjoying DJ Mikey V from Kiss 108, complimentary passed bites including Lobster Guacamole and Fish Tacos, and samplings from Ghost Tequila. With each reservation including 2 drink tickets valid on signature cocktails, brews, and select wines, this unforgettable fiesta overlooking the harbor is one celebration you won’t want to miss!

270 Northern Ave

Citrus + Salt

Just in time for Cinco De Mayo, Citrus + Salt will open its doors on Saturday in Fort Point. Chef Jason Santos’ beloved Coastal Mexican restaurant, Citrus & Salt, which recently packed up its Back Bay location and is now open at 319 A Street in the Fort Point neighborhood of South Boston.  You can get all the details here!

319 A Street


Committee creates its on spin on Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 with “Grexico.” The Greek-influenced, Mexican menu will feature pulpo asado (grilled octopus) and adobo lamb ribs, plus four taco options: pork, lamb barbacoa, swordfish, and squash blossom. Make your reservations here.

50 Northern Ave.

Celebrate at Home

Throw your own celebration at home!  Both Lincoln and Loco are offering Cinco De Mayo catering complete with tacos, chips + guac, quesadillas + more!

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