The greatest day of the year is less than 24 hours away— Cinco de Mayo! Lucky for us, some of the biggest, spiciest, and most festive fiesta’s are taking place right in our backyard, a.k.a Midtown Manhattan. Whether you’re craving a a good old traditional taco filled with all of your favorite flavors, or colorful decor with views of the city, or specialty frozen margaritas that will have you dancing on ables in no time, we’ve put together a list of 5 restaurants in Midtown where you can celebrate a proper Cinco de Mayo in the city! We’ve even recommended our favorite eats (comida) and drinks (bebida) at each place so you don’t have to waste a second getting your party on.

El Rio Grande
Comida: Shrimp quesadilla
Bebida: Frozen peach or habanero mango margarita

Comida: Aguachile – lobster, shrimp, cucumber-lime agua, jalapeño avocado, red onion, cilantro
Bebida: Mezcalita de pina

Salvation Taco
Comida: Any and all tacos
Bebida: Lavender sour, Agave colada, and/or smokey negroni

Dos Caminos
Comida: Cochinita pibil – roasted pork, pickled onions, and habanero salsa with plantains
Bebida: Grapefruit margarita

Comida: Fish tacos
Bebida: Smokey margarita

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