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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston

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One of our favorite holidays is fast approaching. If you’re still wondering where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston this year, look no further. We have come up with a list of the hottest spots to party it up. Enjoy music, delicious food, refreshing margs, and more. Whether you’re looking to strap on your dancing shoes or enjoy a low key celebration, we have you covered. No matter where you spend the day, we guarantee good vibes, tacos, and tequila.

Party it up this Cinco de Mayo in Houston at Doneraki. Doneraki’s annual Cinco de Mayo Street party is back! Dance in the streets to live musical performances by Le Dezz, Mariachi, Balet Folklorico and yours truly DJ Roby Rob with GFK Get Funk Krew. Participate in an el Grito contest with prizes and Jose Cuervo giveaways through the day. They’re even offering $5 Margarita and shot specials to celebrate the day. Get your dancing shoes and bring your appetite for street tacos and pupusas. Fiesta starts at 5 PM with a $5 cover!

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Starting at 5PM

📍300 Gulfgate Mall, Houston, TX 77087

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston at Cuchara. Dine is surrounded by jolts of color and texture as well as eye-catching murals all inspired by Mexico City. Enjoy brunch, lunch, or dinner served on rainbow-hued plates and bowls at this delicious mexican restaurant. 

Come in and try their margarita of the day made with fresh ingredients or take your tastebuds on a flavor journey with the Charlie’s Devil margarita. They have tasty shareables like Tostaditas del Ajusco and Guacamole Tradicional. Try out authentic mexican entrees like our favorite Las Tres Damas, 3 queso fresco enchiladas with a side of refried beans. Come on in for a delicious meal in a colorful atmosphere! 

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

📍214 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006

Are you a fan of tequila? Then El Big Bad is the spot for you to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston. Come out to the world’s largest infused tequila bar for 70+ infusions, fresh juice margs, cocktails, and scrumptious food. Party it up on their 3rd floor terrace balcony with a view of the Historic District. El Big Bad has a massive interior space to enjoy while you sip on made to order infused drinks, customized to your liking. Experience a one of a kind celebration at El Big Bad this Cinco de Mayo. 

Daily | 4PM–2AM

📍419 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

Experience the ultimate party for Cinco de Mayo in Houston at Gloria’s Latin Cuisine. Indulge in latin food and flavors at Gloria’s Latin Cuisine. Come in for Salvadorian, Mexican, and Tex-Mex cuisine. Enjoy entertainment like salsa dancing and live music while sipping on award winning margaritas from the bar. Gloria’s Latin Cuisine serves some of the best margaritas in Houston, so don’t feel guilty about having more than one. They have so many delicious options, you’ll be begging your friends to go back for more after the celebration!

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

📍2616 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77006

Dine on gourmet food this Cinco de Mayo in Houston on a beautiful patio at Cyclone Anaya’s. Choose from a variety of hand-made menu items carefully prepared from scratch and using only the finest of ingredients. Come in for lunch, dinner, happy hour, or weekend brunch. Try our favorite menu items like the Del Rio Combination plate with beef tacos, homemade tamale, beef enchilada, guacamole, rice and beans. Don’t forget to order a round of their delicious top shelf margaritas! They are always refreshing and guaranteed to be the best in Houston.

Monday–Wednesday | 11AM–10PM
Thursday | 11AM–11PM
Friday | 11AM–12AM
Saturday | 10AM–12AM
Sunday | 10AM–10PM

📍309 Gray St at Bagby, Houston, TX 77002

Party on a patio at Pacific Coast Tacos. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston with unique flavors and delicious drinks with a scenic view. This fast casual restaurant has an innovative kitchen that blends flavors from the pacific rim in their scratch kitchen. They use fresh ingredients delivered daily, so you know you’ll be eating the highest quality of food. The quality also carries over to the bar. Enjoy refreshing scratch-made cocktails, margaritas, palomas, sangrias, and delicious agua frescas. Celebrate the proper way with one of their tequila and mezcal flights. Cinco de Mayo at Pacific Coast Tacos is the perfect spot for any low key friends group looking for great vibes and delicious flavors.

Monday–Friday | 7:30AM–10PM
Saturday | 9AM–10PM
Sunday | 9AM–9PM

📍6329 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Enjoy modern mexican fare in a casual-chic setting at Blanco Tacos + Tequila. Experience the trendiest spot to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston this year. This instagrammable restaurant has an upbeat and casual come-as-you-are atmosphere. Open for lunch, dinner, and happy hour, order up fresh and flavorful meals and some of the tastiest margaritas in the Houston area.

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

📍5115 Westheimer Rd, Suite C2520 Houston, TX 77056

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston then at The Texas Taco Festival. This taco, tequila and music festival is a must attend event. Jam out to music by Mighty Org, Amanda Solis, Audic Empire and more. Try out a variety of tacos at over 30 vendors and sip on refreshing frozen and handcrafted margaritas. Fun for the whole family with artisan vendors and a kid zone as well. Tickets start at $7 for general admission and go up for VIP and more. Enjoy great music, food, and drinks as you celebrate Cinco de Mayo weekend!

Saturday, May 1, 2021
12PM–10PM

📍2099 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX, 77380

Other Celebrations for Cinco de Mayo in Houston:

Tacos y Tortas Adrian
100% Taquito
La Calle
Pappasito’s
Baja Cantina
Calle Onze
Pinche Tacos
Tacos A Go Go

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston

Are you wondering where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston? Look no further, we have found the perfect spots to enjoy the holiday. Take a picture of you celebrating and share it with us @stufftodoinhouston on Instagram and Facebook.

Maddie Gosson

Maddie Gosson

Maddie is a blogger and author for the Stuff to Do in Houston City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Houston area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinHouston on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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