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Cinco de Mayo in NYC guide

Gotham has killer tacos, mind-blowing mescals and towers of margaritas to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo NYC-style.

Written by
Tazi Phillips

Want to know where to go for Cinco de Mayo? NYC has plenty of South of the Border options for celebrating the May 5 holiday honoring Mexican culture. This year, it's on Sunday, May 5.

Start your festivities by hitting the city’s best cocktail bars serving unreal margaritas. After, soak up the damage at New York’s array of outstanding Mexican restaurants. If you only have time for a quick bite, we’ll fill you in on where to get a fast but delicious taco from food trucks in NYC. It's also bound to be warm enough for outdoor bars in NYC by May, so use the date as an excuse to kick of a summer full of sipping frozen cocktails outside in the sunshine.

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