Gut Check's Guide to
Drinko Cinco de Mayo in St. Louis: 26 Food and Drink Specials
|Tacos al pastor at Milagro Modern Mexican, with chile-marinated pork tenderloin with grilled pineapple and cilantro in homemade corn tortillas, served with salsa verde and a side of Mexican beans and rice.|
Diablito's Cantina (3761 Laclede Avenue; 314-644-4430): Diablito's will be hosting a three-day party from Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5, to celebrate Cinco de Mayo from 11 a.m. to 11:55 p.m., with $4 margaritas available all weekend. Food and drink specials (including $1 chorizo tacos), live music, games, prizes and giveaways are just some of the fun to expect this year.
Don Carlos Restaurant (2800 Cherokee Street; 314-773-1707): Don Carlos Restaurant will be participating in Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo party and will be offering food and drink specials, including pina coladas served in pineapples. Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.
El Paisano (3315 Watson Road; 314-645-7455): On Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, El Paisano will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo with live music, contest and giveaways, as well as $12 beer buckets, $12 margarita pitchers and $4 tequila shots, among other specials. Free and open to the public.
El Torito Supermercado (2753 Cherokee Street; 314-771-8648): El Torito will be participating in Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo party, complete with parade, art, vendors and food and drink specials. The festivities on Saturday, May 4, last from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Flaco's Cocina (8400 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-395-4343): For Flaco's Cocina de Mayo party, there will be food and drink specials all weekend, live music on the patio from John Henry and Robbie Live, belly and fire dancers in the outside tent and a DJ in the lounge. This three-day party runs from Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5. Free and open to the public.
Garduno's Mexican Food (2737 Cherokee Street; 314-776-2315): Garduno's will be participating in Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo party, complete with parade, art vendors, and food and drink specials. Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Hacienda (9748 Manchester Road; 314-962-7100): Billing its party as, ahem, the "original Cinco de Mayo," Hacienda in Rock Hill kicks off an all-day affair with live music all day and night beginning at 10 a.m. Festivities include food and drink tents outside and live music by Unanimous (1 to 3 p.m.), Fat Pocket (4 to 7 p.m.) and DJ Edwin Productions. Sunday, May 5. Free and open to the public.
Hispanic Festivals' Cinco de Mayo Village (Parker Road and Waterford Drive; Florissant): The Florissant Civic Center will host this Cinco de Mayo Festival featuring dancing, children's activities, puppets, live music, food vendors and much more on Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Free and open to the public.
La Tejana Taqueria (3149 North Lindbergh Boulevard; 314-291-8500): La Tejana will have food and drinks specials all day, including steak tacos for 99 cents and chicken fajita taco for $2.99. Sunday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Las Palmas (7356 Manchester Road; 314-645-3364): Las Palmas will have outdoor music and live music inside Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5. There will also be drink specials and giveaways. Free and open to the public.
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