GOOD TIMES FLOW AT ATLANTA CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVITIES
Forget the Sunday Siesta and Head to the Nearest Fiesta
ATLANTA (April 24, 2019) – In the scheme of Mexican history, Cinco de Mayo may have been relegated to minor holiday status. But in Atlanta, it’s a good enough cause to roll out the tortillas and let the margaritas flow like water. With a wide variety of food and drink specials on tap, Atlanta’s best restaurants will be working hard to make your day muy especial.
Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland is keeping it authentic with some tasty Mexican-influenced specials such as chicken enchiladas verdes ($12) and carne asada fajitas ($14). To wash it down, guests can sip on the Atkins Park paloma (Espolon Blanco, grapefruit juice, soda water and lime – $8) and the spicy cucumber margarita (Espolon Reposado, Svedka Cucumber Lime, triple sec, lemon and lime juice, agave nectar and fresh jalapeno slices – $9).
Babalu celebrates Cinco de Mayo all weekend long, May 3-5, with five flavors of mojitos for just $5 each. Choose among classic, pineapple, passion fruit, blackberry or strawberry and pair it with some of the Midtown restaurant’s shareable small plates, tacos and more.
Chido & Padre’s team is adding a few bars to accommodate the Cinco de Mayo crowd in Buckhead. They do believe the fresh air on the patio will make the margaritas go down in the most delightful way. Chido has a great variety Mexican specialties, and a great happy hour from 3-7pm every day!
The fiesta starts at 5 p.m. at all HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern. The tavern will be serving $3 tacos, $5 margaritas and live music just right for kicking up your heels.
When it comes to Cinco de Mayo, the team at Loyal Tavern doesn’t horse around. Or maybe they do this year to celebrate both the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo. Loyal Tavern encourages guests to dress up in their finest derby wear to enjoy the May 4 horse hoopla. Drink specials include the Herradura Reposada margarita ($7), mint julep with Old Forester ($7) and 22-ounce, Dos XX lager draft ($5.25).
If the thought of a margarita in Marietta is appealing, Street Taco is just the place. The fiestivities kick off Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5 with Cinco margaritas ($5) and canned Estrella Jalisco beer ($3).
The margarita’s the thing at all 12 Tin Lizzy’s Cantina locations on May 4 and 5. Guests are sure to savor every sip of their Camarena tequila margarita ($5). Tin Lizzy’s invites guests to add a floater of Grand Marnier or tequila for $3. There is never too much of a good thing!
Truva Turkish Kitchen in Virginia-Highland is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with food and drink specials including $4 Coronas, $4 margaritas and $3 tequila shots.