¡Olé! Here Are Some Great Ways to Enjoy Your Cinco de Mayo in Alabama

Á la Carte Alabama

In honor of the holiday that celebrates the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over France in the Franco-Mexican War many restaurants across Alabama are having food and drink specials to commemorate this historical day.

Agave Loco Mexican Grill

1032 Opelika Road

Auburn 36830

Cinco de Mayo specials will be served all week with specials on nachos, pitchers of domestic beer and Jell-O shots on the 5th at Agave Loco Mexican Grill.

Babalu Tapas & Tacos

2808 7th Ave. South

Birmingham 35233

Babalu Tapas & Tacos will feature five different flavors of $5 mojitos for Cinco de Mojito.

Cantina Tortilla Grill

2901 2nd Ave South

Birmingham 35233

Cinco de Mayo coincides with 15 years of Cantina at the heart of the Pepper Place district. They will be serving drink and food specials and featuring live music and a DJ on Saturday.

Chuy’s

216 Summit Blvd.

Birmingham 35243

1320 McFarland Boulevard East

Tuscaloosa 35404

Both Alabama Chuy’s locations will feature all-day drink specials, $1 off Coronas and $1 Floaters.

  Cowfish Skinny Gonzales

Cowfish Skinny Gonzales

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

105 Summit Blvd.

Birmingham 35243

The Cowfish is offering a Skinny Gonzales Margarita for half price ($6) all day May 5. Its take on a “skinny” margarita is made with Espolon Tequila Blanco, Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach, freshly squeezed lime juice and POM pomegranate juice.

El Dorado

1658 College St.

Auburn 36832

The first 150 people get a free t-shirt with order of a large margarita from 11 AM - 5 PM.

Fire & Spice Tex-Mex Smokehouse

11220 South Memorial Parkway SW

Huntsville 35803

Fire & Spice Tex-Mex Smokehouse will have $2.50 Corona and Dos Equis, $6 margaritas and its own Fire & Spice Brew on tap that day, 10 AM - 9 PM. There will also be specialty tacos and other Cinco de Mayo specials.

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

5713 Old Shell Road

Mobile 36608

The Fuzzy's Taco Shop has fun for the whole family this Saturday, including a bounce house, drink specials, a nacho eating contest, the opportunity to eat their BAB (Big *fill in the blank* Burrito), prizes, giveaways and live entertainment! First 100 guests get one free taco. Doors open at 11:00 AM.

  Facebook - Heavenly Donut Co.

Facebook - Heavenly Donut Co.

The Heavenly Donut Co.

Birmingham

www.theheavenlydonutco.com

The Heavenly Donut Co. is celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Friday and Saturday with Mexican Chocolate donuts, Mexican Flag “piñata” donuts (filled with sprinkles) and Churros (6 AM - Noon on Friday and 7 AM – 6PM on Saturday). To pre-order a dozen or more churros, visit their website.

Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q

Various locations

(Not valid at Auburn or Tuscaloosa locations)

Fusing Southern and Mexican food, Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q will serve scratch-made BBQ tacos plus $2.50 Mexican beers and $5 Sauza Gold Margaritas

La Zona Rosa

2838 Zelda Road

Montgomery 36106

La Zona Rosa will have an all-day happy hour featuring margaritas and domestic and imported beers plus a mariachi band and photo booth.

OK Bicycle Shop

661 Dauphin St.

Mobile 36602

This Cinco de Mayo The Wakettes will be a part of the OK Bicycle Shop’s Cinco de Drag-o Fiesta. The margaritas and mimosas will be flowing with a $7 cover charge to get in.

This is NOT a censored show, so be advised.

  Perry's Rita Rosé Olé

Perry's Rita Rosé Olé

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

4 Perimeter Park South

Birmingham 35243

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille is excited to introduce the Rita Rosé Olé, a new limited-time only cocktail that incorporates both a Mexican wine and a Mexican tequila, just in time for celebrating Cinco de Mayo. This cocktail is available now until May 10 for $15.

The Pizitz Food Hall

1821 2nd Ave North

Birmingham 35203

Cinco de Mayo fun will be had in the Courtyard of The Pizitz with Fero and The Louis Bar. Enjoy beer, margarita and tequila specials (at the bar and on the patio), along with frozen margaritas, whole roasted pig street tacos, chips and queso (on the patio). Saturday from 11 AM - 8 PM.

Rojo

2921 Highland Ave. South

Birmingham, 35205

Cinco de Mayo specials include $5 margaritas, $6 specialty margaritas and $1 off Mexican beers (including Good People Muchacho). For the month of May, there are tequila discounts on Jose Cuervo Tradicional Reposado, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Blanco and Jose Cuervo Especial Blanco, each for $4.

Sabor a Mexico

6800 Airport Blvd.

Mobile 36608

Sabor a Mexico is offering 20-oz. lime margaritas on the rocks for $5.50, frozen for $6 and 32-oz. lime margaritas for $9.50 on the rocks, $10.50 frozen.

Tin Roof Birmingham

2709 7th Avenue South

Birmingham 35233

Tin Roof Birmingham will be having an all day bash featuring specialty margaritas and live music starting at 3 PM.

  Instagram - YoYo Tacos

Instagram - YoYo Tacos

YoYo Tacos

1919 28th Ave South

Homewood 35209

Sharing a location with YoYo Donuts, YoYo Tacos will have a three tacos for $5 deal this Cinco de Mayo.