Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with curbside tacos + margs from Unos Tacos in The Pizitz Food Hall

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Let’s taco bout this spread, okay?! Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and we’re already drooling. Get the scoop on Cinco specials from Unos Tacos, a new restaurant that opened in The Pizitz Food Hall last month. Spoiler Alert: Taco platters and margarita kits will be up for grabs. *chef’s kiss*

Unos Tacos is bringing even more flavor to The Pizitz Food Hall 🌮

Chuy Mendez, owner of Unos Tacos, in front of their stall in The Pizitz Food Hall. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

You’ve probably seen the name Unos Tacos on social media or maybe even in one of our recent guides. The eatery opened in The Pizitz Food Hall last month at the onset of the COVID-19 crisis and since has become a local favorite for curbside pickup.

Their menu is constantly evolving, but the staples include fresh tacos, burritos, nachos and bowls with a variety of options like beef, chicken, and vegetarian specialty entrees.

Chuy Mendez, who also manages The Louis Bar at The Pizitz, has had his hands full recently, as you can probably imagine. Keeping a restaurant and bar running during a pandemic doesn’t seem like an easy task, but Mendez and his team have taken it in stride. Instead of postponing the opening of Unos Tacos, he took the risk and went for it. 

“The past month has been complete trial and error for me and Unos… I’ve been working hard for months trying to open and I wasn’t going to let a pandemic stop me from opening.

The city has shown up for me and everyone else doing curbside. So every day I’m motivated to keep our momentum going as I work toward building the Unos Brand for myself and the city.”

Chuy Mendez, owner of Unos Tacos

Cheers to Cinco de Mayo Specials + Supporting Local 🤩

Just the thought of Cinco de Mayo makes my mouth water for tacos + margs, and Unos Tacos along with The Louis Bar in The Pizitz Food Hall are both serving up delicious eats and drinks to celebrate—curbside, of course. They’ll be open all day on May 5 from 11AM to 8PM and their specials will include:

  • $2 tacos all day for #TacoTuesday + Cinco de Mayo
  • $50 Taco platters for pre-order only (Include combination of chicken, steak and chorizo with rice, beans, guacamole, salsa and queso and feed 3-4 people.)
  • Single to-go margarita with a 50ml bottle of Casamigos Tequila
  • Margarita cocktail kits that come with a 750ml bottle + 1/2 gallon marg mix
  • To-go beer specials from The Louis

Ready to order right now? SAME. Check out their menu below, and place your order for curbside pick up ahead of time by calling (205) 223-8569! 

Unos Tacos’ regular hours are currently:

  •  Monday from 5-8PM
  • Tuesday-Friday from 11AM-2PM + 5-8PM
  • Saturday from 10:30AM-3PM

Look out for daily specials + new menu items coming soon from Unos Tacos 👏

How delicious does this bowl look? It’s a 10/10 for me. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

The Unos team is constantly working to make recipes efficient and consistent, and they are just getting started. You can expect to see more mouthwatering menu items added over the next few weeks.

“Working 12-hour shifts in a kitchen is well worth it for me and my family as we work towards building a food concept the Birmingham community can claim proudly as their own…

And I’m Chuy, I always have something up my sleeve. Expect to see more delicious treats on the menu soon!”

Chuy Mendez, owner of Unos Tacos

We can’t wait to see what will come next. Follow Unos Tacos and The Louis Bar on Instagram for the latest menu + curbside updates! 

Planning on celebrating Cinco de Mayo with eats or drinks from The Pizitz Food Hall? Make sure to share it with us on social @BhamNow!

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