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Cinco De Mayo is on a Friday this year and finding a hotspot to kick back with your friends and enjoy libations and conversations shouldn’t be too hard. If your plans haven’t been solidified just yet, here’s a list of places to find a cheap margarita with an even bigger celebration to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory at the Battle Of Puebla. 



Happiest Hour 

2616 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201

Drink it up at Dallas’ largest patio bar and lounge, located in the Harwood District nearby American Airlines Center.
Start early with specials ’til 10 PM!
$5 Cinco Vodka
$25 Beer Buckets
$50 Grande Mules served in a big ol’ sombrero
+ More!

Taqueria La Ventana

1611 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75202

“On Friday, May 5, Taqueria La Ventana and Dallas Social will be hosting an unforgettable fiesta at its downtown Dallas location near Victory Park. From 2 – 11 p.m., revelers of all ages are invited to indulge in delicious Mexico City street tacos while dancing to live music on the eclectic outdoor patio.

A live DJ will be on-site from 3-6 p.m., and Tamborazo De Arranque will keep the party going in unique Cinco de Mayo fashion until 11 p.m. A Luchador will even make an appearance to pump up the crowd and pose for photos with guests.

Throughout the evening, guests will be transported to the bustling, vibrant streets of modern Mexico while enjoying $2 street tacos and chips and queso for $4.

And while this fiesta promises fun for the whole family, adults will also be treated to free El Jimador Tequila, Chambord, Jarritos, Modelo and Corona samples! During happy hour from 2-6 p.m., partygoers can cool off with $2 El Jimador Margaritas on the rocks or frozen, along with canned cervezas.”

On The Border 





The Ivy Tavern

5334 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209

$6 Don Julio on the rocks margaritas
$5 Dos Equis


Blue Mesa Grill

 We’re ready to Cinco de Partaaay! 🎉

Party with us on Cinco de Mayo for ALL day Happy Hour featuring $4 Classic Blue Margs. Free quesadilla bar from 4:30pm-6:30pm.

The Rustic

3656 Howell St, Dallas, TX 75204

“From 5-11 p.m., Dallasites are invited to celebrate the holiday Texas-style. And since everything is bigger in Texas, The Rustic is going all out. The Uptown hot-spot is launching its all-new Lemon Drop Margarita on the day of the fiesta, so partygoers can cool off with the delicious new drink while Squeezebox Bandits play live throughout the night. Then, get your face painted and dance over to the Photo Wagon to take complimentary pictures in Dallas’ first mobile photo booth.”

Next Door

2908 McKinney Ave, Dallas, Texas 75204

Join us for Cinco de Mayo as Next Door and Key Club bring you the biggest Cinco de Mayo celebration in Uptown!

Featuring $3 Dos XX, $4 Margaritas, Cash Piñatas and a LIVE MARIACHI BAND!!

Drink specials valid til 11 oclock and the madness continues all night! Hope to see ya there!


1st Annual Cafe Herrera Loco on the Lawn Cinco de Mayo Party presented by Omni Dallas Hotel

555 S Lamar, Dallas, Texas 75202

Join us as we present to you the First Annual Cafe Herrera#LocoOnTheLawn Cinco de Mayo Party! We’ve partnered to bring you the best downtown Dallas gathering, open to the public, serving thirst quenching margaritas and Mexican beer plus street tacos from Cafe Herrera. Food and drink tickets will be sold for $5 each. Plus we’re giving away TWO trips to any Omni in the continental US as well as airfare for two via Southwest Airlines. See you there!


Truck Yard

5624 Sears St, Dallas, TX 75206

$5 16-ounce Dos Equis
$5 Cazadores tequila shots


Tacos N Tequila 

2800 Routh St #155, Dallas, TX 75201


Cinco De Drinko 🎉

Party with us on Cinco De Mayo—we’re serving up $5 OG Margs ALL DAY + live DJs are keepin’ the party lit!



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