Don’t go too hard on Derby Day because Cinco de Mayo comes right after! These bars and restaurants are ready to help you celebrate with specials all weekend.
Head to NYC’s favorite beer hall for tons of specials this Sunday. All locations are offering $25 taco and margarita flights featuring three types of each, $25 buckets of Corona, and the Crunch Sombrero burger, which is topped with Oaxaca cheese, avocado mayo, pico de gallo, and Fritos and available for the whole month of May. The 36th Street and Williamsburg locations will have a Piñata shaped like their Gigawatt Canned beer filled with mini plastic tequila bottles for customers to hit as the evening kicks off. It will be hanging in the venues all day for photo ops. Multiple Locations.
Head to Due West for Cinco de Mayo and celebrate with lively music, house bottled Palomas, and Mexican Boilermakers, which will ensure a good time. 189 W 10th Street.
This Cinco de Mayo, Upper West Side favorite Infamous Bistro will be serving their Infamous Palomas for $8 all day! Beverage consultant Milos Zica of Employees Only has put a special spin on his Cinco de Mayo Paloma. The spicy, smoky version of a classic cocktail uses mezcal rather than tequila, with fresh grapefruit juice, a chili-salt rim, and grapefruit garnish. It’s the perfect thing to enjoy on their chic outdoor patio this weekend. 1012 Amsterdam Avenue.
The Flying Cock and The Horny Ram
In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, both The Flying Cock and The Horny Ram will be offering a beer bucket special that includes 6 cold beers for $36, available all day. The Horny Ram will also offer freshly made $13 margaritas that will be $7 during happy hour from 4:00-7:00pm. 497 3rd Avenue, 951 2nd Avenue.
All week, from 5/5 to 5/9, at Taco Dumbo, 24k Gold Leaf Tacos will be given out randomly to guests during happy hour from 3:00–7:00 PM at all of their locations. Some lucky winners will receive 104 taco bucks, entitling them to two tacos a week for a year! The gold taco is made with an organic blue crunchy shell, black bean mash, Impossible taco meat, vegan queso sauce, a crunch garlic and rice mix, and 24 karat gold leaf. Multiple Locations.
On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Mexican hotspot Cantina Rooftop is offering a cubetazo special: 6 cans of beer for $36. On Sunday, the restaurant and lounge will open at 11:00 AM for brunch and 5:00 PM for dinner and will feature music by NYC’s own DJ JAVI. Stop by for margaritas with a view! 605 W 48th Street.
The only thing that rivals a margarita is a margarita cupcake. Sprinkles has created two different flavors in honor of the holiday; a classic key lime flavored Margarita cupcake and a NEW Strawberry Margarita offering. Both are topped with frosting that is infused with ultra-premium blanco tequila and finished with a fleur de sel rim. They are available now through May 5th nationwide. Multiple Locations.
Chopt is offering customers an indulging way to celebrate by offering 20% off the Mexican Caesar Salad exclusively on their website with the use of the promotional code: SaladCinco. The Mexican Caesar Salad is offered year-round and is aligned with Chopt’s mission of bringing creative-inspired flavors, ingredients and food cultures to the world of salad and bowls. The fan-favorite includes refreshing ingredients that are sourced from local farmers, artisans and small businesses including Cotija Cheese, Jalapeno Peppers, Tortilla Chips, Romaine and house-made Mexican Caesar Dressing. Multiple Locations.
Haven Rooftop is throwing a two-day bash starting at 4:00 PM complete with tequila shots, Tecate, Modelo Negra, and flavored margaritas specials. Guests can also enjoy a selection of food specials including ceviche, quesadillas, guacamole & chips, nachos and tacos. As an added bonus, Salsa dancers will be on-site to give free dance lessons! 132 W 47th Street.