Cinco de Mayo has a flavor all on its own in Orlando.
With a large Hispanic population, the City Beautiful will have no shortage of places to drink and soak in the culture on May 5th. So if you’re looking for that epic restaurant or bar to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, here are five spots that will be worth your time in Orlando.
Mucho Tequila and Tacos
101 S. Eola Dr., Orlando, FL 32801
The Thornton Park area has really taken off over the past decade, and now, this trendy neighborhood is home to one of the best spots to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the heart of Orlando. Mucho Tequila and Tacos does its namesake well, with authentic tacos that are simply to die for and tequila that will bring out the shyest of people.
Wall St. Cantina
19 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801
In downtown Orlando, this cantina will certainly be ground zero for Cinco de Mayo celebrations in The City Beautiful. Wall St. Cantina is a place that has strong drinks and underrated Mexican cuisine. If you’re downtown and are looking for that Cinco de Mayo oasis, Wall St. Cantina is the place to be.
La Marimba Cocina Mexicana
411 Barton Blvd., Rockledge, FL 32955
You don’t have to head to Orlando to have an epic Cinco de Mayo in Central Florida. Here on the Space Coast, you’ll have La Marimba Cocina Mexicana, a Mexican restaurant that is famed for its “Mango Margarita,” and, trust us, it is potent and fantastic.
Don Pepper’s Mexican Grill Cantina
794 S. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32176
Travel up Interstate 95 to Daytona Beach and you’ll have to stop at this cantina for Cinco de Mayo. Don Pepper’s Mexican Grill Cantina is a spot that has great food and strong drinks. This place is popular for their chimichangas, and, if you haven’t tried these darlings, this is the place to do it, especially on Cinco de Mayo.
El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant
1804 W. Vine St., Kissimmee, FL 34741
Kissimmee is sometimes referred to as “Little San Juan” thanks to its huge Puerto Rican population. So you know that this town just south of Orlando will have great spots to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. and one such spot is El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant, which is a lively atmosphere made up of great food, great drinks, and, at times, great musicians.