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
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
Babalu Tapas & Tacos will feature five different flavors of $5 mojitos for Cinco de Mojito.
Cantina Tortilla Grill
2901 2nd Ave South
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.
216 Summit Blvd.
1320 McFarland Boulevard East
Both Alabama Chuy’s locations will feature all-day drink specials, $1 off Coronas and $1 Floaters.
The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar
105 Summit Blvd.
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.
1658 College St.
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
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
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.
The Heavenly Donut Co.
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
(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
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.
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 Steakhouse & Grille
4 Perimeter Park South
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
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.
2921 Highland Ave. South
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.
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
Tin Roof Birmingham will be having an all day bash featuring specialty margaritas and live music starting at 3 PM.
1919 28th Ave South
Sharing a location with YoYo Donuts, YoYo Tacos will have a three tacos for $5 deal this Cinco de Mayo.