Time to celebrate—8 Cinco de Mayo specials in Birmingham

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YUM! We love Sol Y Luna. (Hannah Chambley / Bham Now)

Get ready to fiesta because it is time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Birmingham is full of delicious Mexican restaurants. Take a look at our list of the best food and drink deals around town.

1. El Barrio

El Barrio
Don’t you love El Barrio’s decor? (Bham Now)

Take advantage of the weather and enjoy a drink on El Barrio’s patio. They’re celebrating with $20 tequila flights and special gulf fish tacos all day.

2. Little Donkey

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The best cocktails. (Madison Croxson / Bham Now)

You can’t go wrong with celebrating anything at Little Donkey. Their drink menu never disappoints. They’ll have $7 frozen margaritas & $3 tequila specials along with your favorite appetizers & dishes all day long!

3. Chuy’s

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Get your drink on this Cinco de Mayo. (Chuy’s Birmingham)

We’re always down for a Chuy’s ‘rita. They’ll have specials for them all—both on the rocks and frozen—along with Texas ‘tini’s, domestic beer and more. Chuy’s will host happy hour all day, appetizer specials, $1 tequila floaters and more…enough said.

Where: 216 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243
Restaurant hours: 11AM-9PM

4. Sol Y Luna

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The drinks, the atmosphere, everything. (Sol Y Luna / Facebook)

Sol Y Luna will be joined by Char Bar, Melt and Post Office Pies for a Cinco de Mayo street party from 5-10PM at Lane Parke! $5 at the door gets you access to:

  • music by DJ Sillz and The Divines from 5-10PM
  • food from those delicious vendors
  • giveaways from local businesses
  • of course: beer, margaritas and tequila

The restaurant will have regular menu and hours, no reservations.

Where: 920 Lane Parke Ct, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Restaurant hours: 11AM–2PM, 5–9PM

5. Soho Social

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Sam knows where he’ll be celebrating. (Callie Puryear / Bham Now)

Get your party on in Homewood! Soho Social is celebrating their soon-to-be open sister restaurant, Soho Taco. In addition to their regular happy hour deals, they will have specials including:

  • DJ from 5-8PM
  • an outdoor bar
  • $3 seltzers and cervezas
  • $5 margs
  • $5 off tacos

Your pup is welcome to join the celebration too. 😉

Where: 1830 29th Ave S #160, Homewood, AL 35209
Restaurant hours: 11AM–10PM

6. Rojo

Party time. (Rojo / Instagram)

We will take any excuse to eat at Rojo. What better time to go than Cinco de Mayo?? Rojo’s drink specials will include:

  • $1 off margaritas
  • 50¢ off Mexican beer
  • $1 off draft Mexican beer

Where: 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Restaurant hours: 11AM–10PM

7. La Paz

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The ideal setup. (La Paz / Facebook)

Music and margaritas…can’t beat it. Hop over to La Paz in Crestline for all-day fun. Celebrate with:

  • all-day food and drink specials
  • live entertainment from Dwayne Beasley 3PM-6PM & Brendan Young 6PM-9PM

Where: 99 Euclid Ave, Mountain Brook, AL 35213
Restaurant hours: 11AM–9PM

8. Maya

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El Jaguar Burrito from Maya Mexican Restaurant. (Carmen Waldrop / Bham Now)

When it comes to quick and easy (and yummy) Mexican food, Maya is our go to spot. Come to Maya and celebrate all day long! Specials include:

  • $2 tacos beef and shredded chicken
  • $2.50 all beers
  • $3.95 house & sangria swirl margaritas
  • Piñata party @ 5PM

Where: 308 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
Restaurant hours: 11AM–2PM, 5–9:30PM

Where are you fiesta-ing for Cinco de Mayo? Let us know @bhamnow!

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