Every year, Cinco de Mayo brings an exciting flavor to New York.
The bars and restaurants will be packed with revelers looking to soak in the Mexican culture, and with so many establishments ready to roll out the red carpet and tequila for party patrons, picking a place to celebrate will be tough, which is why we did the legwork and came up with five of the best spots in New York to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
82 S. 4th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211
We start our tour of great Cinco de Mayo spots in Brooklyn, where this Williamsburg spot will make for a great spot to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. With an incredible staff and great food and drinks, Carino will be home to a large number of revelers who will be out to soak in the Hispanic culture.
304 E. 6th St., New York, NY 10003
Heading into Manhattan, the East Village will be hopping with Cinco de Mayo revelers. Mayahuel will be one of those bars that will be jumping, with a large assortment of cocktails and great Mexican fare that will provide the perfect backdrop to an awesome Cinco de Mayo celebration.
102 Norfolk St., New York, NY 10002
You will get the entire fiesta at this Lower East Side bar and restaurant for Cinco de Mayo. La Contenta will provide drinks, food, and mariachis that will make the mood and atmosphere of this place one of the best in New York for celebrating this awesome holiday.
757 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217
If you can’t wait to celebrate Cinco de Mayo during the day, make sure that you head to this Fort Greene outpost in the morning. Habana Outpost has some of the best breakfast burritos this side of Texas, and for lunch and dinner, make sure you try the Cuban sandwich to go along with the margaritas that will go down smooth with the meal.
194 Ave. A., New York, NY 10009
When Cinco de Mayo comes around, be prepared for this East Village spot to be a madhouse. El Camion will be the place to be for what will be a crazy celebration featuring great drinks, great food, and great people.