Where to Party Your Piñata Off on May 5

A little list of L.A.’s best Cinco de Mayo deals

Forget next week’s case of the Mondays, because it’ll be Cinco de Mayo! Whether you’re in the mood for an Uber-worthy margarita night or taking the kiddies along to do the Macarena, we’ve rolled some of the best deals into one tortilla of a list. Olé!

The Fiesta: Petty Cash Taqueria

  • $5 Fortaleza Tequila Shots 
  • Live DJ 
  • Piñatas with prizes including gift certificates and free shots

The Fiesta: Rosa Mexicano’s

  • $35 four-course prix-fixe dinner 
  • Live DJ and mariachi band 
  • Specials on drinks and pitchers

The Fiesta: The Abbey

  • $12 shots of Avion tequila with a Dos Equis beer 
  • $20 buckets of four bottles of Dos Equis 
  • Live music from LA’s first and only gay Mariachi band, Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles

The Fiesta: Plan Check Fairfax

  • $5 El Picante Margaritas and Mezcal Honey Sours
  • Discounted taco truck fries with chorizo and habanero salsa 
  • Special Mexican hot chocolate cruller donuts

The Fiesta: Mercado

  • $6 chips with guacamole and choriqueso 
  • $7 carnitas and pollo tacos 
  • $7 house margaritas, $3 Tecate beers

The Fiesta: Chino de Mayo at East Borough

  • Renowned mixologist Johan Stein mixing cocktails like Tamarindo with Tapatio salt
  • Vietnamese and Mexican fusion dishes like oxtail tacos and Saigon churros
  • Live mariachi band and tons of games

The Fiesta: Viva la Fiesta at Tortilla Republic

  • $6 margaritas and small plates and free sombreros
  • Giant block party complete with multiple outdoor bars and dance floors
  • World famous DJs Corey Craig, Aaron Elvis, and Dan Knapp 

 The Fiesta: Gracias Madre

  • All-day $5 food and drink deals
  • A special Michelada cocktail made with California Blonde Ale, lime, tamari, habenero bitters, and lemon jalapeño basil ice
  • Live music until 9 p.m.