Cinco de Mayo in Phoenix 2011

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with refreshing cocktails and tasty food specials at these great restaurants in the Phoenix area.


Bonfire Grill and Bar

Bonfire Grill and Bar in Scottsdale is hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration sponsored by Peligroso Tequila. There will be $5 margaritas and shots and beer specials all day.

7210 East 2nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Z’Tejas by enjoying chips, salsa and guacamole and $2.00 Corona Extra and Corona Light all day long.

Centerpoint on Mill

Canteen Modern Tequila Bar and Fat Tuesday Tempe are hosting a Cinco de Mayo Block Party on Thursday, May 5. Sharing a festive open-air courtyard setting at 6th Street and Mill, this year’s fiesta kicks off at noon with DJs, a sandy beach, pig roast, cornhole competitions, $2 Corona beers and $3 margaritas. Cover charge begins at 8 p.m.

Kitchen 56

On Cinco de Mayo, Kitchen 56 will be serving five fish or short rib street tacos and three of their tequila specialty cocktails and adult lemonades for $5 all day long. Discounted drink choices include the Tequila Bee with tequila, local honey syrup, and lemonade; the Mango-Rita with blue agave, mango puree, lemon and lime, and cayenne rim; and the Rosemary Paloma with blue agave, ruby red grapefruit, and rosemary.

3433 N. 56th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85018

Blanco Tacos + Tequila

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Blanco Tacos + Tequila at the Borgata will be offering their usual happy hour specials all day long on Thursday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. During the celebration, a wide variety of cheese crisps, starters, house margaritas, well drinks and draft beers will be offered at half off, and special entertainment will keep the party going all day long. Beginning at 5 p.m., a traditional Mariachi Band will liven up the crowd and Hornitos will be sampling tequila. From 6 to 10 p.m., DJ E-House will mix hot beats to keep the party going all night.

6166 N Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Carefree Station

Carefree Station will be serving a special dinner buffet in celebration of Cinco de Mayo from 5 to 10 p.m. Throughout the day, the restaurant will also be offering $2 off its award-winning margaritas: the Smok’n Guns and Thea’s Apple Pie.

7212 Ho Hum Road
Carefree, AZ 85377

Spotted Donkey Cantina

Spotted Donkey Cantina in Scottsdale is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with festive live music, drink specials, and great Mexican cuisine. Drink specials include $2 beers and $4 margaritas.

8220 North Hayden Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258


Sandbar, with locations in Peoria, Chandler and Phoenix, are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with music and drink specials. Each location will offer different entertainment and drink specials. The Desert Ridge and Chandler locations will continue partying through the weekend.

Salty Senorita

Salty Senorita is hosting it’s 8th Annual Cinco de Mayo bash on Thursday, May 5. All three of their locations will have live music, including Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers at the Old Town Scottsdale location.

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