Margaritas, Palomas, Tequila sodas, and now a Palmilla… sign me up! When it comes to tequila cocktails I am a fan, they are always so refreshing and tasty! If you’re like me and also a tequila fan and are looking for a easy cocktail to make to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, you’ve come to the right place.

Villa One, the ultra-premium tequila from Nick Jonas and John Varvatos, has the perfect cocktail that’s a refreshing twist on the classic margarita. Named after the resort Nick & John stayed in when they developed their idea for Villa One, One & Only Palmilla, this Villa One Palmilla is sure to impress!

Villa One Palmilla 

  • 1.5 oz Villa One Reposado
  • 0.25 oz lime juice
  • 0.75 oz grapefruit juice
  • 0.5 oz Ancho Reyes Verde Chile Poblano Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz agave syrup
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 oz Soda Water

Directions: 

Shake the first 6 ingredients with ice and strain into a Collins glass over new ice. Top with soda water and garnish with cayenne salt and a dehydrated lime.

Cinco de Mayo Freebies & Deals for the Delaware Valley

  • Applebee’s

    Cinco de Mayo marks the beginning of Spring, otherwise known as margarita season at Applebee’s. Applebee’s Mucho Cocktails are now $5. Served in a signature glass, they are made with premium spirits and are available to-go at participating locations. The new Breezy Bahama Mama, made with Bacardi Superior, banana liqueur, coconut, cherry, pineapple and orange juice. If you don’t have time to dine in, you can take advantage of Applebee’s Spring Savings, by enjoying $10 OFF an online order of $40 or more using the code SPRING22 at checkout.

  • Bahama Breeze

    Enjoy Cinco de Mayo festivities at Bahama Breeze, by heading over to the restaurant at 4 p.m. to indulge in their Happy Hour specials including $3 beers, $5 specialty cocktails (including classic margaritas), half-priced appetizers and much more.

  • Chili's

    If you find yourself near a Chili’s on Cinco de Mayo, make sure to stop in to get your hands on of their $5 Drink Deals, including the Presidente Margarita, Cheers to Patrón, Cuervo Blue, Frose ‘ritas and select draft imports.

  • Jose Cuervo

    In honor of our nation’s bartenders, your favorite tequila company, Jose Cuervo® is giving thanks to them by running a Tip It Forward sweepstakes. From now until May 5, you can head to their website to enter for a chance to receive $10 to tip a bartender via Venmo. Winners will be chosen on Cinco de Mayo and will receive their $10 payment through their Venmo account.

  • Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

    If you’re looking for a week’s worth of festive activities to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, be sure to check in with Margaritas Mexican Restaurant for their 5 days of Cinco event with all sorts of shenanigans, starting the Sunday before. Stop into Margaritas on May 1, to join the 2022 Cinco kick-off party and enter to win a FREE DINNER for a YEAR while you’re there. On Tuesday, they’ll be launching FOUR new summer drinks. Wednesday is fajita-and-Original-Margarita-for-$25-day and finally, on Thursday, Margaritas will be handcrafting margaritas (duh) and giving away a ton of swag and other epic gifts. It’s where the Fiesta is…finally.

  • Miller's Ale House

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Miller’s Ale House with $3 House Margaritas and $9 Margarita Pitchers for dine-in only.

  • Moe's Southwest Grill

    On 5/5, celebrate Cinco de Moe’s! Moe’s Southwest Grill will be offering Moe Rewards members 5x points on all purchases made on the Moe Rewards App or signed into moes.com. No matter what you’re chowing down on – queso, burritos, nachos, you name it – you’ll get 5x points on every order. Not a Moe Rewards member? Simply download the app and sign up to take advantage of the deal. Offer valid only on 5/5/22.

  • On The Border

    On Thursday, May 5, enjoy $5 Grande House ’Rita at On The Border for Cinco de Mayo. Plus, the restaurant will be offering Grand Marnier specials

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at One of These 12 Restaurants

  • Añejo Philly

    Anejo Philadelphia

    1001 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
    267-534-5746
    Opens 12:00pm
    www.anejophilly.com
    https://www.opentable.com/r/anejo-philadelphia

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on N. 2nd Street in Northern Liberties Restaurant Row! Añejo Philly presents an all day celebration. Come early for Cinco Siesta lunch from 12:00pm to 4:00pm for $14 per person that includes chips and salsa with your choice of burrito, torta or two tacos, plus a side of rice and beans. At night, get the party started with DJ Sojo and high energy Latin music starting at 5:00pm. All day margarita flights are $25 for four mini margaritas in Cinco flavors (strawberry, guava, passion fruit and mango) or Traditional (blanco, anejo, mezcal and jalapeno).

  • El Camino Real

    El Camino Real

    1040 N 2nd St
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
    Opens 11:00am
    http://www.elcaminophilly.com/
    (215) 925-1110

    El Camino Real on N. 2nd Street in Northern Liberties Restaurant Row presents an all-day Cinco De Mayo fiesta with a tent, full bar and DJ outside from 3:00pm to 10:00pm. Cinco Happy Hour from 4:00pm to 6:00pm with half price all margaritas. Food specials all day inside and outside include 12 inch Carne Asada Crispy Taco-Grilled Steak, Pico De Gallo, Guacamole, Chihuahua Cheese Sauce, Lettuce, Crema; Tacos al Pastor-Spit Roasted Pork, Pineapple Salsa; and Crispy Chicken Torta-Tortilla Crusted Chicken Breast, Salsa Rojo, Black Bean Spread, Guacamole, Oaxaca Cheese, Guacamole

  • Buena Onda

    Buena Onda

    1901 Callowhill Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    Opens 11:00am
    215-302-3530
    https://www.buenaondatacos.com/

    Garces presents Cinco de Mayo specials all day from open to close, inside and outside with $4 drafts, $5 classic margaritas, $3.50 shrimp tacos, $5 chips and guacamole and $2 chicken tacos. Place your orders ahead for catering and large group orders.

  • Pancho's Cafe

    148 W. Girard Ave.
    Philadelphia, PA
    Opens at 11:00am
    Specials below valid from 5:00pm t0 8:00pm while supplies last
    (215) 627-1495
    http://orderpanchoscafe.com/

    Pancho’s in Northern Liberties celebrates Cinco de Mayo with $6 street corn and $6 churros, free aguas locas and Micheladas while supplies last from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. 21 and up with identification for alcoholic beverages.

  • Sueño

    Sueno

    114 South 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-909-9406
    www.opentable.com/r/sueno-philadelphia
    Opens early at 11:00am

    Craft Concepts Group celebrates Cinco de Mayo at Sueño with an all day celebration. Come early starting at 11:00am for lunch and margs. From 3:00pm to 8:00pm, look for a DJ, two margarita bars outside with three classic and special flavors, and $8 house margs, $5 crunchy tacos and $15 Birria tacos. Seating is available inside and outside at the streetery.

  • Tio Flores

    Tio Flores

    1600 South Street
    Philadelphia, PA
    (267) 687-2220
    https://www.tioflores.com/

    Tio Flores Cinco de Mayo BBQ Block Party – 1st Annual!

    Philly’s favorite uncle, Tio Flores (1600 South Street), is bringing the full-force fiesta to South Street for the first annual Tio Flores Cinco de Mayo BBQ Block Party on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Inside, the celebration begins and runs all day Noon to Midnight, but outside come ready from 3:00pm to 10:00pm as Tio Flores will close down 16th Street from South to Kater, and party into the night with their signature margaritas, top-notch tacos, and buckets of beer. On top of food and drink, guests will enjoy live music, Latin beats from DK Kevin Kong, lawn games, salsa dancing, and booze-bustin’ piñatas. Bring your lawn chair and your sunglasses for a Spring fling with a Latin flair. The event is free and open to the public — come rain come shine. Tio’s main bar and restaurant will be open at Noon for standard cantina fare, and the outdoor cookout starts at 3pm (pay-as-you-go, cash only). It’s no secret that Tio Flores is South Street’s most pet-friendly corner, so be sure to bring the pups as well! For more information visit Tio Flores on the socials @tiofloresonsouth.

    Prepare to party with a beverage lineup including:
    • Tio’s ‘Ritas Clásicas
    • Hot-n-Spicy Jalapeño Margs
    • Fiesta Flavors like Kiwi-Strawberry, Coco-Guava, Charred Pineapple, Prickly Pear and Chile-Mango
    • Watermelon Agua Fresca
    • Curated Agave Spirits & Sugar Cane Distillates
    • Mexicanned cervezas like Corona, Pacifico, and Modelo Especial
    • $5 Tecate Cans – Tequila Corazón Shots – Mezcal Apaluz Shots

    Come hungry for Mexican street food fare. Think:
    • House-Smashed Guacamole
    • Tijuana Dogs
    • Smoked Brisket Cemitas
    • Carnitas Taquitos
    • Spicy Street Corn
    • Churro Donuts

    The bar and restaurant opens at Noon with the lawn party starting at 3pm and running well into la noche! Guests will be required to show valid I.D. upon entry at 16th & South Street to receive a wristband. Must be 21 or older to drink. All sales in the City-Block Cookout will be pay-as-you-go and CASH ONLY, while guests dining at the bar/restaurant may use cash or credit (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Amex). For more information and updated selections, please visit the event on Facebook at:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/509541447370750

  • Al Pastor

    Al Pastor

    560 Wellington Square, Exton, PA 19341
    484-341-8886
    www.eatalpastor.com
    Thursday Cinco – 11:30am to 9:00pm
    Friday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
    Saturday – 11:30am to 10:00pm
    Sunday – 11:30am to 8:00pm

    Al Pastor’s Weekend de Mayo! Celebrate Cinco all weekend long in Exton at Al Pastor with weekend-long specials running from May 5th to May 8th, including Taquitos $10, Elote dip w/ chips $10, Smoked Whole Pig $4 individual tacos, and watermelon and hornitos plata marg pitchers. On Saturday, May 7th, come out for Cinco Salsa with Al Pastor in the Square starting at 4pm featuring Los 9 del Sabor Orquesta.

  • Lola's Garden

    Lola's Garden

    51 St Georges Rd
    Ardmore, PA 19003
    (484) 412-8011
    Hours 12:00pm to 10:00pm
    https://www.lolasgardenrestaurant.com/

    Celebrate Cinco in Ardmore at Suburban Square at Lola’s Garden with $2 tacos at the bar (indoor and outdoor) and bar high tops. Taco selections will include Chipotle Chicken, Carnitas and Spicy Shrimp – all with cilantro, lime and onion. Margarita flights will include turmeric, ancho chili and strawberry-fig margaritas – available anywhere in the restaurant and outdoor patio.

  • Stove and Tap Lansdale

    329 W. Main Street
    Lansdale 19446
    https://www.stoveandtap.com/
    215-393-8277
    Cinco Stove and Taco Hours: 11:30am to 9:00pm

  • Stove and Tap Malvern

    245 Lancaster Ave
    Malvern, PA 19355
    484-450-8890
    https://www.stoveandtap.com/
    Cinco Stove and Taco Hours: 11:30am to 9:00pm

  • Stove and Tap West Chester

    158 W Gay Street
    West Chester, PA 19308
    484-999-0922
    https://www.stoveandtap.com/
    Cinco Stove and Taco Hours: 11:30am to 9:00pm

  • Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille

    The Montreal Beach Resort
    1025 Beach Avenue
    Cape May, NJ 08204
    harryscapemay.com
    (609) 884-2779
    Cinco hours 11:00am to 9:00pm

    The iconic Harry’s Ocean Bar and Grille in Cape May next to Montreal Beach Resort will host an all-day celebration inside and outside – with the beach-view seating open for the summer! Come and enjoy rooftop beach views or sit and sip in the outdoor patio with beer garden lighting. For specials, look for five dollar specials to celebrate the fifth of May! Specials include Beef Empanadas, Buffalo Chicken Empanadas, Guacamole with Chips & Salsa, Carne Asada Tacos
    Chicken Quesadilla, and Tostones.