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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by drinking margaritas and chowing down on chips and guacamole. Cinco de Mayo (for those of you who flunked high school Spanish) is on May 5th.  Here are some local neighborhood businesses who are celebrating! Check back as this list will be updated as needed! 

Loco is Cinco de Mayo Central

Loco is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with 5 days of fun starting May 1st!

Loco is also packing up the party to go with the Cinco Box – everything included to throw the perfect party! Email [email protected]

Cinco de Mayo Kit from Lincoln

Lincoln is now featuring DIY Cinco de Mayo kits for you to enjoy at home! Featuring everything from chips + guac, to pulled pork quesadilla and the fixings for tacos!  See menu below!  $85 for the kit.  Order will be accepted through 5/4 at 4pm. You can learn more here! 

Doors Open Early at Yellow Door 

Those who are looking to get their Cinco celebration on as early as possible can raise a glass starting at 11:30am at Yellow Door Taqueria’s Lower Mills location. The restaurant is now open for lunch service on Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30am – 4pm. Patio seating is now available at both the South End and Lower Mills locations and can be reserved in advance via the Resy.com app.

Yellow Door has also debuted a new spring cocktail menu, full of tropical elixirs with seasonal twists that are available on draft, by the bottle, frozen as well as shaken and stirred.  New spring additions to the menu include Watermelon Feta Salad (baby spinach, feta cheese, watermelon, cucumber, red onion, mint, basil, serrano-balsamic vinaigrette, $12) Tuna Ceviche (Watermelon, cucumber, red onion, celery, mint, basil, scallions, serrano peppers, mango + habanero dressing, red pepper flakes; served with house-made chips, $16) and Chicken Empanadas (grilled pineapple, corn, Spanish onions, garlic, pulled chicken, chihuahua cheese, citrus tomatillo sauce, $9.) New house made margaritas de la casa are Red Bell Pepper and Cucumber Pineapple!

Specialty Cocktail at Publico to celebrate

Publico Street Bistro & Garden, will be celebrating Cinco with a special menu of tequila and mezcal forward cocktails available both individually and in large format. Additionally, Executive Chef Joel Howard will be serving up Crispy Fish Tacos (Fried Haddock, chipotle aioli, cabbage slaw, Pico de Gallo, $21.00,) and homemade Guacamole & Pico (housemade corn tortilla chips and pico de gallo, $14.00.) Cinco-centric cocktails include;

Man with No Name (Don julio blanco, grapefruit, agave, lime,) $13.00

Sting Like a Bee (Ghost tequila, PubliCo hot sauce, pear, agave, lime,) $13.00

Spring in Oaxaca (mezcal union, passionfruit, cucumber, agave, lime,) $13.00

Luchador (Bribon blanco tequila, muddled cucumber & mint, simple syrup, ginger beer, lime,) $13.00

Large Format:
Paranormal Activity (Ghost tequila, pear, passionfruit, lime,) $90.00  – serves 4-6

Under Press-ure (Ghost tequila, watermelon juice, pressed with fresh watermelon & jalapeño, served in a French Press, $42.00) – serves 2 – 4

Hunter’s Kitchen + Bar with a Southwest Flavor

Hunter’s will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Southwest inspired foot and cocktail special plus live music!

Love Child is offering Cinco de Mayo Tastings

Stop by Love Child this week and enjoy their tasting schedule

On Wednesday, May 4th – 5-7 Onda Tasting

On Thursday, Cinco de Mayo tasting party with Calirosa 4-7

On Friday, May 6th – Mexican Wine Tasting with Tozi Imports 5-7

Bardo’s + Castle Island Brewing

Bardo’s and Castle Island Brewing will be celebrating on Thursday with new additions to their menu and the newly released Castillo Lime Lager!


Lawn on D is Celebrating

Lawn on D is celebrating the opening of their season with a Cinco de Mayo twist! Enjoy chips+salsa stations, face painting, a 360 degree photo booth, and margarita samples!

bartaco secret taco

bartaco is officially kicking off the holiday with its latest #bartacosecret taco in partnership with Yellowbird Foods! From May 5 – June 14, guests can come in to experience bartaco’s first-ever co-crafted taco, the coconut shrimp taco, topped off with a Yellowbird Sriracha. The taco is made with seared lemongrass-coconut marinated shrimp on top of a fresh + crisp green papaya salad, finished with a drizzle of spicy, garlicky + sweet Yellowbird Blue Agave Sriracha for a perfectly balanced bite that pairs incredibly with bartaco’s fan-favorite margaritas.

Nautilus Pier 4

Celebrate Noche Latina – Cinco de Mayo Kickoff Party at Nautilus Pier 4! Takes place on Thursday starting at 9pm complete with drink specials and music!

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