Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in NYC

| May 3, 2015

Though many people believe Cinco de Mayo is Mexican Independence Day, it is actually the day that Mexican's  celebrate their victory over the French forces at the battle of Puebla.

In the US, Cinco de Mayo is very festive day where Mexican culture and cuisine is enjoyed by people everywhere. In New York City there are hundreds of places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and it's hard to choose just one.


Here are five great choices for your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta this year:


Barrio 47Barrio 47: A wonderful find in the heart of the West Village serving an eclectic mix that has something for everyone. Don’t miss this year’s annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta serving: $5 Tacos, $5 Tequila Shots, $5 Negra Modelo Beer, Fresh Made Guacamole, $9 Margaritas and more! 4pm til 2am.

Address: 47 8th Ave, New York, NY 10014

Phone:(212) 255-3900      barrio47.com


la cervaceria' La Cerveceria: This Peruvian standout is an excellent choice. For Cinco De Mayo they will be serving the regular menu featuring Latin American tapas using the freshest ingredients-organic and locally harvested when available, along with an option of $29pp open bar for 2 hours!

Address: 65 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

Phone: (212) 777-6965 www.lacervecerianyc.com


Rosa MexicanaRosa Mexicana: This high-energy Lincoln Square favorite is sure to be a hit for Cinco de Mayo, so much so they extended their specials for 5 Days of Cinco de Mayo | Fri, May 1 – Tues, May 5. This all week Fiesta is offering $35 Cinco Menu, Specialty Margaritas & Pitchers. Rosa Mexicana has over 75 Tequilas & Mezcals!

Address: 61 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023

Phone: (212) 977-7700  rosamexicano.com


poco nycPoco NYC: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Poco with Live Music, Flamenco Dancers and $5 1800 Tequila Margaritas. Poco NYC has fresh homemade guacamole with fire-breathing salsa, $3 Tacos, and don't forget their famous Jalapeno Margaritas. The party includes sombreros and beads. If you are feeling crafty, you can even make your own Maracas.

Address: 33 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

Phone: (212) 228-4461   poconyc.com


pulqueria nycPulqueria: Who knew Chinatown had amazing Mexican street food? Pulqueria serves authentic Mexican cuisine along with specialty Mexican cocktails. For Cinco de Mayo they have live entertainment starting at 7pm – Luchadores, Live Salsa, Latin Burlesque.
They will be serving a special menu, Tequila Ice Luge, and Frozen Margaritas, and Piña Coladas.

Address: 11 Doyers St, New York, NY 10013

Phone: (212) 227-3099   pulquerianyc.com

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