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How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Jacksonville

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Are you trying to find a spot to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? There is no shortage of places to celebrate with a margarita! Here are some of the top restaurants to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Jacksonville.

Get ready to fiesta with all the best food in Jacksonville from tacos, burritos, cheese dip, and of course, all those margaritas that will be on deck!

If you’re looking for some of the best margaritas and tacos in Jax, Salsas Cocina is the place to be. And you’re going to want to get a Margarita Tower while you’re at it cause they are strong and tasty. You can also get a Beer Tower for $35! You must also try their Mexican Street Corn and birria tacos… we will take all of the above!

Pro Tip: For Cinco De Mayo, Salsa’a will have a featured menu filled with specials! Some of them include burritos, seafood, chimichangas, fajitas and so much more! There’s a whole drinks list filled with amazing specials as well. Sip Sip Olé!

Monday–Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Happy Hour 2PM–6PM

Friday-Saturday | 11AM–11PM 
Happy Hour 2PM–6PM

Sunday | 11AM–9PM
Happy Hour Brunch | 2PM–6PM

📍13121 City Center Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32218

We heard TacoLu has some of the best tacos in Jacksonville, so how could we not check them out! The Bangin Shrimp Taco was our favorite, and the Mexican Street Corn was delicious.

Don’t forget to grab you a margarita to go with your tacos as well!

Tuesday–Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Happy Hour | 2PM–7PM

Friday | 11AM–11PM 
Happy Hour 2PM–7PM

Saturday | 10AM–11PM
Happy Hour Brunch | 10AM–2PM

Sunday | 10AM–10PM
Happy Hour Brunch | 10AM–2PM

📍1712 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Looking for a delicious place for tacos, burritos, margaritas, and more? 904 Tacos is the perfect place to checkout! They are newly nestled in 5 points with both indoor and outdoor seating. Their food was amazing, and we will definitely be back.

Their menu boasts 18 different marg options, all with their own unique flavor profile. We recommend ordering the Jalapeno Marg–a blend of 1800 Reposado Tequila, fresh jalapeno, Triple Sec, agave, and lime juice for those who want to spice up their life.

Monday–Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 11AM–9PM

📍1068 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204

Taqueria Cinco is definitely a hidden gem and we love it! The Mexican Street Corn dip is our favorite and all the food is delicious. Tacos, Nachos, Salsa, & more, we tried everything from the margaritas to the quesadillas.

We highly recommend you go here, not to mention the staff was super friendly.

Monday–Thursday | 11AM–9PM 
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–10PM
Sunday | CLOSED

📍809 Lomax Street Jacksonville, FL 32204

The vibes in Cantina Louie are unmatched! The outdoor patios have corn hole boards and an outside bar. The inside is also a sight to see with murals all over the walls and string lights to fill the ceiling.

They offer 5 different flavors of margaritas including Sangria, Margarita Louie, Fro-Jo-Rita, The 1862, and Patron Margarita… we will have one of each, please! Also, we could eat their queso and eat the Hot Surfer Chick taco every day.

Monday | 11AM–9PM
Tuesday–Saturday | 11AM–10PM
Sunday | 11AM–9PM

📍725 Atlantic Blvd
Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233

Want another way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Spice up the celebration with Ghost Tequila! In a bar, or at home, with Ghost Tequila, you can create a yummy spicy cocktail for Cinco de Mayo.

Below we’ve listed a few local restaurants that serve Ghost Tequila, as well as a few easy cocktail recipes that anyone can make:
The Volstead
Pagoda Restaurant

Your Favorite Go-To Classic Spicy Margarita

INGREDIENTS

1.5 oz Ghost Tequila
.5 oz Agave Nectar
.75 oz Lime Juice (to taste)
Salt Rim & Lime Garnish

Go Loco for Mango- Mango Margarita

INGREDIENTS

2oz GHOST Tequila
1.5oz Mango Juice
.75oz Lime Juice
.50oz Agave Syrup
Mango Slice and Lime Wheel Garnish

When Life Gives You Lemons- Lemonade Margarita

INGREDIENTS

1.5oz GHOST Tequila
2oz Preferred Lemonade
.75oz Lime Juice
.50oz Agave Syrup
Lemon & Salt Rim, Lemon Garnish

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Kayla Fosegan

Kayla Fosegan

Kayla is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Jacksonville City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Jacksonville area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinJacksonville on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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