Kitchen Doors: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Mexican delicacies and deals

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. While it is a minor holiday in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is a day for celebrations and libations across the U.S. Here are a few places in the Valley to fiesta.

Spotted Donkey Cantina (North Scottsdale)

Celebrate from 4-8 p.m. in the el Pedregal courtyard with a mariachi band and authentic food and beverage creations, including tacos, ceviche, tequila and sangria tastings, and more.

Los Sombreros (Old Town Scottsdale, Phoenix and Mesa)

Los Sombreros is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with $5 specials on tacos, Mexican beers and margaritas starting at 11 a.m. with indoor and shaded patio seating. 

“Cinco de Mayo is our biggest night of the year, and we can’t wait to celebrate with everyone,” said Los Sombreros owner Kurt Riske. “It will be great to welcome everyone back to our newly reopened Uptown Phoenix location, showcase our new mezcal lounge in Mesa and see all of our friends in Scottsdale for tacos, margaritas and music.” 

Barcoa (Downtown Phoenix) 

Barcoa opened in November 2021, offering heritage agave spirits, including an amazing selection of tequila and mezcal. On Cinco de Mayo, guests can enjoy a DJ, tequila specials and birria tacos, ramen and nachos from Sabor a Mi food truck.   

ZTejas (Chandler and Scottsdale

Z’Tejas is offering $5 house margaritas all day, frozen or on the rocks, as well as prize-filled piñatas and live music.

Pedal Haus Brewery (Tempe, Chandler and Phoenix)

Pedal Haus Brewery’s Cinco de Mayo drink specials include $7 house margaritas, $7 Marg Garten, a mix of the house margarita and Pedal Haus Sourgarten beer, $5 Pedal Haus Mexican Amber beers and $5 Micheladas.

Ghett Yo Taco (Chandler)

Experience Cinco de Chandler from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m with music, street tacos, margaritas and face painting and piñata crafting for the kids. Tickets can be purchased for $10 online or $12 at the door.

About Shoshana Leon

Shoshana Leon is a culinary writer for Frontdoors Media and creator of Foodie Fo Sho.

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