With Cinco de Mayo only days away, it’s time to get your fiesta game plan in order. Often mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day, the holiday,
In the United States, we use Cinco de Mayo to salute Mexico's culture and cuisine, a perfect time to get together with family and friends for a delicious round of tacos and margaritas while we gear up for summer.
Check the list below for the best Miami restaurant specials this year.
Addikt at W Miami485 Brickell Ave., Miami
A weekend-long fiesta at Addict will offer caliente cilantro margarita pitchers for $15 from 11:30 a.m to 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday to pair with signature Mexican brunch dishes such as Mexican standoff chilaquiles ($18).
Beaker & Gray2637 N. Miami Ave., Miami
For Cinco de Mayo, Beaker & Gray will pour bar director Ben Potts's tamarind agua fresca ($12), made with Don Julio Blanco, Cointreau, tamarind, and tangerine. Chef Brian Nasajon has created a steak chalupa that will be offered from 6 p.m. to close Sunday.
Brimstone Woodfire Grill8300 NW 36th St., Doral
Brimstone in Doral will host a Cinco de Mayo block party where guests can enjoy Mexican street corn, micheladas, and watermelon shots on the patio for $5 each. Indoors there will be $10 Mango Sol margaritas and a performance by a live mariachi band beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday.
The Commodore3300 SW 27th Ave., Coconut Grove
The Coconut Grove cocktail bar will start its Cinco de Mayo party at 5 p.m. Sunday. For $16, get a trio of tacos paired with a specialty pineapple margarita containing Avión Reposado, pineapple purée, lime juice, and chile de árbol syrup and garnished with a spicy rim.
Corsair Kitchen & Bar19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura
Corsair in the JW Marriott Turnberry Miami Resort will celebrate with a Mexican-inspired brunch Saturday and Sunday. In lieu of its bloody mary bar, the restaurant will offer guests a michelada bar to celebrate the holiday.
Lolo’s Surf Cantina
161 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach
This Baja-inspired Mexican eatery located in the Stanton South Beach Hotel on Ocean Drive will offer Cinco de Mayo food and drink specials beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, including $4 beers and $6 margaritas and sangrias.
Naked Taco 1111 Collins Ave., Miami Beach