Cinco de Mayo events in Chicago

From live music to great deals on tacos, salsa and margaritas, here's where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Photograph: Martha Williams
Taco Joint

Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico's victory against the French in the 1862 battle of Puebla, but American celebrations are mostly of the eating and drinking variety. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with traditional dishes at Mexican restaurants, the best tacos, plenty of tequila and the best margaritas in Chicago.

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Cinco de Mayo events in Chicago

Ay Chiwowa

From 1pm-4am on Cinco de Mayo, get half off margaritas and $5 Coronas.

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River North

The Bar on Buena

The Bar on Buena is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with it's May brewery of the month, 5 Rabbit Brewery. They'll have five different 5 Rabbit brews starting at $5 and special $5 small plates. 

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Lakeview

Beatrix

For Cinco de Mayo, Beatrix is offering a twist to Mexican favorites with $11 pineapple-habanero maragritas and $24 chili and chocolate glazed salmon.

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River North

Cantina Laredo

Cantina Laredo celebrates all day long with special margaritas, an all-day lounge menu and live music from 4–10pm.

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River North

Dusek's Board and Beer

Dusek's will have three mini cocktails for $9—spicy house sangrita made with pineapple, cherry tomatoes, Fresno pepper, sugar and lime; a shot of tequila and a tiny Michelada. Just want the Michelada? Get a full-size one for $8.

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Pilsen

Hash House A Go Go

Hash House is adding three special margaritas, including strawberry basil and jalapeno watermelon, to its menu for Cinco de Mayo.

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Gold Coast

Kanela Breakfast Club

For Cinco de Mayo, Kanela is serving a $10 breakfast quesadilla, plus margaritas for $5 each or $25 for a pitcher.

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Wicker Park
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