Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Valley with refreshing cocktails, tasty food specials and entertainment at these great restaurants in the Phoenix area.
Sierra Bonita Grill
In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, on May 5, Sierra Bonita Grill will be offering two of its popular, made-to-order, fresh margaritas for only $5 all day long. Additionally, Sierra Bonita Grill will be serving up five $10 lunch specials. From open to close, Sierra Bonita Grill’s Fresh Squeezed Margarita and Pomegranate Margarita will be $5 throughout the entire restaurant. The traditional Fresh Squeezed Margarita features reposado tequila, orange liqueur, fresh squeezed lime juice, and agave nectar. The Pomegranate Margarita is a mix of pomegranate liqueur, reposado tequila, orange liqueur, a splash of orange juice, and homemade sweet and sour mix. Pair one of these margaritas with a variety of $10 lunch specials, including Mexican favorites such as red/green cheese and onion enchiladas, served with rice and beans, or chicharron street tacos, featuring fried pork strips, served in warm corn tortillas, topped with marinated cabbage and pickled red onion. For reservations, call 602-264-0700 or visit www.sierrabonitagrill.com.
The Shout House
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend long with a variety of drink specials, plus live entertainment at The Shout House. On Friday, May 2, enjoy $3 Corona and Dos Equis. Also, from 7 to 8 p.m. and midnight to close, groups of four or more can get half off bottles of wine and buckets of domestic beer, and groups of eight or more can get half off bottles of liquor. On Saturday, May 3, get $4 Dirty Tequila and Antos Tequila shots. Open especially for the holiday, on Cinco de Mayo, take advantage of $5 margaritas, $2 street tacos, and no cover charge. An audience request driven show, at The Shout House, two piano players/singers perform face-to-face at grand pianos playing a variety of music, from classic rock ‘n’ roll hits to today’s popular music. For more information or reservations, visit www.theshouthouse.com or call 623-772-1500.
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant
On Cinco de Mayo, RA Sushi is offering drink specials at all five Valley locations from 3 to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight, available throughout the whole restaurant. Enjoy $4.75 Coronas, $5.75 Sauza cocktails and $7.75 Emperor’s Margaritas. The Emporer’s Margarita is made with top shelf Patron Silver, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, Japanese yuzu, and agave nectar and is available in traditional, cucumber, mango or strawberry flavors. For more information, visit www.RAsushi.com.
On Cinco de Mayo, from open to close throughout the entire restaurant, Scottsdale Station will be offering 50% off all tequila and all Mexican bottled beers. The restaurant has an extensive collection of more than 60 tequilas, including highly rated choices such as Partida Blanco, Cabo Wabo Reposado, Clase Azul Platinum, and Cuervo Reserva Anejo de la Familia. Choose from the selection of tequilas to make a fresh margarita, also offered at half price. From 3 to 6 p.m. in the bar area, choose from a variety of happy hour food specials, including $7 Nachitos: large individual chips piled high with a choice of meat, plus tomatoes, onions, black beans, corn and cheese. Order one of the Southwestern sushi items, such as the $9 Spicy Tuna Taco Salad Roll featuring spicy tuna and cucumber rolled in rice and crushed tortilla chips, topped with sour cream, lettuce, wasabi and tobiko, served with salsa fresca and avocado tomatillo salsas. For reservations, call 480-998-7777. For more information, visit www.scottsdalestation.com.
The Herb Box
The Herb Box will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a $5 Skinny Superfruit Margarita, offered all day throughout the entire restaurant. Full on flavor and light on calories, this refreshing drink features Herradura Blanco, Chambord, fresh lime juice and club soda. The Herb Box will also be unveiling its brand new Drinx menu with all day happy hour pricing on beverages, available restaurant-wide. Choose from more than 10 cocktails for $8, including the Vanilla Lemon Drop or Nutty Angel. Also enjoy $3 off wines by the glass and $2 off craft beer. For information, call 480-289-6180. Visit www.theherbbox.com.
Los Sombreros North
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo weekend with great food and drink specials all weekend long at Los Sombreros North. Come celebrate May 3 and 4 with happy hour specials all weekend long including $6 drinks and $6 appetizers, including guacamole, chips & salsa, quesadillas, tacos, and the corn cake souffle. For more information visit www.lossombreros.com.
On Saturday, May 3 head to McFadden’s to celebrate Cinco de Drinko and purchase a Corona to enter for a chance to win a three day trip to Mexico (airfare included). Drink specials include $3 Coronas, Dos Equis and Irishritas all weekend long. Expect piñatas filled with cash and prizes, an appearance by Phoenix’s own Lucha Libre superstars from Club Diportivo and more. The first 50 guests will receive free ponchos and mustaches.For more information visit www.mcfaddensglendale.com.
Hell’s Half Acre
On Saturday, May 3, Hell’s Half Acre will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo Party with $5 cerveza and tequila combos, $5 Margaritas and $15 Patron Platinums.For more information visit www.lossombreros.com.
On Monday, May 5, enjoy $3 margaritas all day starting at 11am along with a specialty Mexican pizza for $9.95 for 10-inch and $18.99 for 16-inch pizza. For more information visit www.mamaginaspizzeria.com.
Salty Senorita in Old Town Scottsdale celebrates Cinco de Mayo with an assortment of weekend activities, live music on the patio, drink & food specials all weekend long beginning on Saturday, May 3rd! Specials include $7.00 1800 Maria’s Choice; $6.00 Zarco el Senora Margaritas; the $5.00 signature specialty cocktail and $3.00 street tacos! Live music will be featured on Saturday beginning at 6:00pm; Sunday from 5-7pm by Vinyl Station; and Monday beginning at 4:00pm concluding with Elivs Before Noon at 8:00pm! For more information visit www.saltysenorita.com.
Sandbar Mexican Grill
Why just celebrate Cinco de Mayo on a single day when at Sandbar Mexican Grill you can enjoy three full days of fiesta? Kicking off Saturday, May 3 and continuing through Monday, May 5, enjoy live music and DJs performing all day out on the stage on the patio extension (full music lineup is below), as well as drink specials such as $3 Dos Equis beers and $5 margaritas at both Valley locations of Sandbar (Chandler & Desert Ridge). Guests can also watch the epic boxing battle between Mayweather and Maidana on a 9ft x 16ft LED screen on Saturday, May 3 at Sandbar Chandler. For more information visit www.sandbaraz.com.