Where To Go On Cinco De Mayo Without Spending Too Much Dinero
Celebrate with Westchester's top restaurants.
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Along with their extensive beer and cocktail menu, the Yard House is offering street taco specials with a range of choices, from blackened shrimp to grilled Korean pork belly. This year, make it “vampire style” with cheese, chipotle sauce, guacamole, bacon, roasted garlic, and cilantro. Regular Happy Hour is from 3 to 6 pm; their featured cocktail is the Silver Cerveza, a tequila IPA shandy with lime.
237 Market St, Ridge Hill Blvd, Yonkers; (914) 375-9273
The Brazen Fox will be offering chicken or beef Cinco de Mayo tacos, along with their regular menu quesadillas and nachos. They will have specials on flavored margaritas, and will be holding a street party on Sunday, May 3, to gear up for Cinco de Mayo festivities.
175 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains; (914) 358-5911
Blue Moon's Bronxville location will feature a mariachi band playing from 5:30-9:30 pm; featured drinks include Corona, Hornitos, and Patron, plus other specials and giveaways.
7 Pondfield Rd, #27, Bronxville; (914) 337-4000
Tarrytown's The Taco Project will celebrate their first Cinco de Mayo with free chips and salsa, half-priced guacamole, and your third taco will be on the house (orders normally come with two). There will also be Mexican music, and a raffle to win gift certificates. Specials run 5-10 pm. This is a BYOB event.
18 Main St, Tarrytown; (914) 909-4455
The Brazen Fox’s sister location, along with their impressive on-draft selection, will have tostadas, empanadas, burritos, and quesadillas, along with a taco plate and nachos on special for Cinco de Mayo.
181 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains; (914) 358-5811
Expect a party all night on the 5th. Happy hour from 4 to7 pm means $3 beer, $5 house Margaritas and sangria, and $5 tequila shots. There will be a DJ after 10 pm, and $20 buckets of Corona all night, with several beer and liquor distributors at the restaurant for tastings.
145 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont; (914) 834-6378
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Lola’s is pulling out all the stops with a three-day Cinco de Mayo celebration. On the Saturday before the parade on May 3, there will be brunch from 12 noon-4 pm with bottomless Mimosas and sangria. Sunday, they’ll be serving tacos on the street with Modelo and Corona Lite on draft. Monday, there will be half-price Margaritas all night, and on Cinco de Mayo, there will be more half-price Margaritas with $3 tacos and Dos Equis drafts.
169 E Post Rd, White Plains; (914) 358-4939
A Tuckahoe staple, this Latin-Caribbean fusion favorite will have $5 Margaritas, including their special roasted jalapeno-mango Margarita for a spicy twist, as well as special tapas with owner Arlen Gargagliano’s award-wining mole.
64 Main St, Tuckahoe; (914) 222-9964
Another fusion favorite, Sonora will throw a fiesta with live music, $5 Margaritas, guacamole, and beer, along with a three-course, prix-fixe Mexican meal special for $35.
179 Rectory St, Port Chester; (914) 933-0200
The Beehive in Armonk is celebrating with their fifth annual Cinco de Mayo party. Patrons can get their fiesta on early starting May 1-3 before the big celebration on the fifth. Specials include traditional Puebla and Mexican dishes; drinks include fresh sangria, Margaritas, Tequilla Sunsrise, and Mojitos. The regular menu will also be available.
30 Old Route 22, Armonk; (914) 765-0688