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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in New York City

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in New York City

Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican holiday that commemorates the country’s victory over French forces during the Battle of Puebla, has become a beloved celebration across the United States. And in New York City, the festivities are as vibrant and varied as the city itself. From trendy bars to traditional taquerias, New Yorkers can indulge in an array of Mexican-inspired cuisine and cocktails. Whether you are a foodie, a tequila aficionado, or simply looking to paint the town red, there is no shortage of options to join in on the celebratory spirit of Cinco de Mayo. So grab your sombrero, rally your amigos, and get ready for a fiesta like no other!

Rosa Mexicano

For a vibrant venue to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo, make a visit to one of the three Rosa Mexicano locations in New York City. With its bright and colorful decor, inventive and exotic cocktails, and flavorful authentic Mexican dishes, it is the perfect place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style. Whether you’re savoring the rich flavors of their freshly made guacamole or indulging in their mouth-watering steak fajitas, Rosa Mexicano is the go-to destination for a festive and delicious Cinco de Mayo celebration. Celebrate with the restaurant’s tasty Fiesta Fuel pitcher. The 60-ounce cocktail is a perfect seasonal blend of frozen lime and pomegranate margaritas and makes for the ideal beverage to help you enjoy the holiday to its fullest. 

Cocktails and Salsa at Rosa Mexicano (Courtesy Rosa Mexicano)

Cobble Fish

Join Cobble Fish on Cinco de Mayo on May 5th at Pier 16 for an electrifying celebration filled with a delectable array of seasonal seafood and exotic summer cocktails. Satisfy your taste buds and quench your thirst with refreshing $5 Estrella Jalisco cans all day, $10 Cazadores margaritas, and $12 Cazadores frozen margaritas while indulging in the vibrant ambiance with free giveaways from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Clinton Hall

Clinton Hall is one of New York City’s best beer destinations, with an extensive selection of over 20 rotating beers on tap, including many rare and hard-to-find brews; it’s the perfect spot for beer enthusiasts and novices alike. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Clinton Hall with a fiesta of Happy Hour specials! Sip on our refreshing Mango Margarita while munching on our tasty Snackritos, Tacos, Quesadillas, Corn Riblets, and Nachos for only $5 each. Bring your amigos and join in on the festivities at any of the Clinton Hall locations (Bronx, Midtown, Lower Manhattan) around New York City. 

Evenings Outdoors (Courtesy Clinton Hall)

Haven Rooftop

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with Haven Rooftop’s Margarita Tree experience? Indulge in a tequila-infused botanical masterpiece that is both refreshing and perfect for an Insta-worthy photo session atop the Sanctuary Hotel in Midtown. Haven’s Rooftop in New York City boasts panoramic skyline views of the city and is adorned with plush couches, lush greenery, and modern decor, making it the perfect setting for sipping craft cocktails and enjoying delectable bites from their menu of globally-inspired cuisine.


Tortazo is not just any Mexican restaurant—it is a gastronomic haven that celebrates the vibrant flavors of Mexican culture. With locations in both NoMad and Times Square, Tortazo is the perfect destination to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with its delicious and innovative dishes and welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy the flavorful and exotic flavors of the menu with dishes like Potato-Poblano Flautas, Chipotle-Roasted Chicken and Chipotle-Roasted Chicken. 

Menu Selection (Courtesy Tortazo)