Salt, Tequila, Lime and a good time. Four things that are guaranteed when celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas. This highly anticipated holiday commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.
And to celebrate this heroic battle, Vegas locals and visiting revelers alike can raise their Margarita’s sky-high and prepare to battle their hangover the following day.
Places To Go And Things To Do On Cinco De Mayo In Las Vegas
On a normal day, your waiter might show concern if you order a margarita alongside your weekday morning breakfast, but on Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas, you’ll get weird looks if you don’t. Keep reading to find out where to find your authentic Mexican margaritas, festive menu items and Cinco de Mayo Las Vegas drink specials all day long.
Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops
Located inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Cabo Wabo Cantina brings the beautiful Cabo beachside to Vegas with their tropical interior, fresh Mexican cuisine and delicious authentically crafted drinks, making it the perfect spot to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas. On May 5, margaritas are a must. Revelers can indulge in one of Cabo Wabo Cantina’s many authentic margaritas with flavors ranging from mango, desert pear, blood orange and their signature Cocorita, made with Cabo Wabo Blanco tequila, lime juice, crème of coconut and rimmed with freshly toasted coconut. Yes, you can try one of each, we won’t judge.
Guests looking to save and savor on delicious Mexican food plates and Cinco de Mayo drink specials galore can experience mouthwatering Cinco de Mayo food and beverage specials all holiday long at Cabo Wabo Cantina.
Nacho Daddy at the Miracle Mile Shops
Born and raised in Sin City since 2010, Nacho Daddy is a Vegas staple known for their gourmet nachos, smothered in rich queso and fresh-made salsa – you’ll never find a dry chip! Nachos nach’yo thing? Don’t worry, with their eclectic menu, they’ve got a little something for everyone. For those searching for the best Cinco de Mayo drinks to throw back all-night-long, try out their award-winning, Best of Las Vegas “Daddy’s Margarita.” For those feeling extra loco, their infamous Scorpion Shot is the best way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo like never before. Don’t worry, the liquid courage comes with the shot.
La Salsa Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops
Wanting your Cinco de Mayo Las Vegas party to last a little longer? We’ve got you covered. At La Salsa Cantina, revelers can grab a yard-long margarita, or drink of choice, from their full bar featuring premium tequilas, specialty rum, wine and plenty of Mexican beers. In Vegas, fun doesn’t have to be full-priced, La Salsa Cantina offers the best Cinco de Mayo drink specials with their yard-long happy hour from 5-7 p.m every day. If the margaritas aren’t getting you full, curb your appetite with a bite of delicious Mexican cuisine from their eclectic menu filled with favorites from breakfast to dinner.
Their name says it all. Las Vegas’ iconic Margaritaville will satisfy all your cocktail cravings on your Cinco de Mayo Las Vegas excursion. With their infamous volcano nachos and bountiful margarita selections, their Cinco de Mayo food and drink specials are sure to make anyone go loco. Revelers can celebrate Cinco de Mayo inside their tropical themed eatery, or, can bring the party out- back on their scenic patio dining area, equipped with close-up views of the stunning Las Vegas Strip.
Hussong’s Mexican Cantina at the Mandalay Place Shoppes
Claimed to be the originator of the now iconic Mexican margarita, Hussong’s Mexican Cantina has been an infamous go-to in Ensenada, Mexico for authentic drinks and cuisine since 1892. According to legend, one of their bartenders first created the beloved Margarita in 1941. Bringing their Baja atmosphere and savory menu to the Shoppes at Mandalay Place on the Strip, Hussong’s Mexican Cantina is a must visit for traditional margarita enthusiasts alike looking to indulge in iconic Cinco de Mayo drinks.
If you’ve chosen to partake in the all-day-long fiestas that come with Cinco de Mayo Las Vegas celebrations, clearly you’ve made the right choice. From gourmet, authentic cuisine to the originators of the Margarita, Vegas has you covered with all the best ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy!