Memphis Cinco De Mayo Guide 2023

Mexican food dish with margarita
Cristina McCarter
Los Comales

Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday this year. Here's your list of drink and food deals if you're looking to hit a spot before Beale Street Music Festival or a night out with friends. Drink responsibly and tip your servers and bartenders.

Cinco De Mayo Deals & Specials

  • BABALU (both locations) is serving $6 Luna Ritas and $9 BABA Ritas all day on Cinco de Mayo.
  • Maciel's will have 3 street tacos for $9 all day at both locations + 6 beers for $18
  • El Mero Taco will have $2 tequila shots, $3 corona, and $4 Dos Equis
  • WKND Hang Suite is having a "WKND de Mayo" Day Party starting at 3 p.m. They have a lot of specials lined up: $5 Don Julio Blanco, $3 tacos, $8 quesadillas, and more.
  • Meddlesome Brewing Company is putting a "Cinco de Meddlesome" with a special beer release, margarita slashes, and free taco bar from Swanky's. 
  • Boscos Squared in Overton Square will have $3 margaritas all day
  • Riko's Kickin' Chicken Cinco de Mayo party will feature $2.50 tacos, new wing flavor (fajita wings), food specials + FREE?? kickaritas (margs).
  • Sabor Caribe is throwing a party with $5 tequila shots, $5 margaritas, and $7 Mexican mules.
  • High Cotton Brewery is doing a Cinco de Mayo power hour. $2 beers at 2 p.m., $3 beers at 3 p.m., $4 beers at 4 p.m. Happy hour has $1 off beers from 5-7 p.m. Trivia from 7-9 p.m. Taco Mondragon will be on site from 5-9 p.m.
  • Las Delicias will have a taco fajita hot bar + margarita samples at Cordelia's Market in Harbor Town.
  • Memphis Redbirds have a home game with Cinco de Mayo deals. $5 margaritas, 2 for $5 tacos, $5 field box tickets. First 1,500 people get a Redbirds Sugar Skull t-shirt too.
  • Erling Jensen Small Bites with Topgolf Swing Suites is offering free guacamole & chips when you order a Teremana Tequila drink (that's Dwayne Johnson's tequila aka The Rock). Deal runs from May 1-7 if you're looking to celebrate early or late!
  • 8 South Main is having a Cinco de Mayo Penthouse party with food, drinks from Fat Tuesday, and hookah + $7 patron shots.
  • Thrive in Midtown will have a fiesta with $35 pitchers, $5 margaritas, $5 green tea, $4 tequila shots + $7 long islands.

Cinco De Mayo Events & Festivals

  • Overton Square Cinco de Mayo Party will provide a day of music, food, and cultural appreciation. Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group will be there from 7-9 p.m. for an educational experience explaining the real meaning of Cinco de Mayo, song performances, and more. Vendors will be set up to shop local plus enjoy food and drink specials all around The Square.
  • Crosstown Brewery will have a Cinco de Mayo party from 2-7PM with Bingo de Mayo to follow from 7-9 p.m. (TBD on if this will offer any drink specials)
  • No Place Like Home is hosting their 1st Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on 5/6 from 1-5 p.m. Enjoy shopping and supporting local with pop-up shows from local vendors. This is an affordable furniture store so it's a highlight of deals for items on sale but it'll also have a live DJ + food trucks.

More deals coming! Email them on our way to [email protected] to be included

plate of chicken Tinga fajitas
Maciels Chicken Tinga Fajitas
photo of margarita flight in container. six different drinks
Carmen Monet
strawberry and lime margarita on table
BABA Rita and Luna Rita from Babalu

Cinco de Mayo Treats

Don't forget to throw some treats in your Cinco de Mayo mix!

  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo this Friday with Festive Treats from Primas! Our Tres Leches Cake comes in a variety of flavors. Get your pre-orders in here.

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Joyce Cole
Thanks for all you do!
May 2, 2020 7:28am
Holly Whitfield
You're so, so welcome Joyce! I hope you have a great weekend. :)
May 2, 2020 11:49am
T Butler

Don't forget about Frida's, with locations in both Collierville and Midtown, as well as Las Margarita's with multiple locations!


May 4, 2021 7:11pm
Forest Hill Grill

Forest Hill Grill in Germantown will be having Cinco de Mayo specials all day! 

$3 Margaritas, $3 Mexican Bottled Beer, $5 High Cotton Mexican Lager, & food specials all day including Elote!

May 5, 2021 4:16pm