Cinco de Mayo 2012 - LA - Los Angeles, CA
Cinco de Mayo Los Angeles 2012 - May 2nd, 2012
by Maren Swanson
Lola's on Fairfax will have "bottomless" drink specials including: $18 Sauza Margaritas (Grapefruit, Regular, Strawberry, Watermelon) and $18 Micheladas (Corona beer, fresh lime juice & a roasted jalapeno pepper,
Lola's (323) 654-5652
945 North Fairfax Ave
The Churchill - If you don't make it to their other venue, The Hudson, The Churchill will be throwing a grande fiesta this Saturday with $5 Peligroso Tequila shots, $6 house margaritas, $8 honeydew melon/chili infused margaritas, $5 Micheladas and for bites you can nibble on $6 chips and guacamole, $8 chorizo queso dip with warm tortillas or $10 carne asada tacos.
The Churchill (323) 655-8384
8384 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048
El Chavo - Get your Cinco de Drinko on at El Chavo (aka El Chavito), where DJs will be spinning, "cinco" ($5) priced margaritas will be shaking and people will be swinging their hips to the latin beats of salsa and cumbia. This Silver Lake party will commence at 4pm and run until 2am with no cover and free giveaways. You can also grab a taco trio deal for only $10 that includes 3 soft tacos, beans and rice and your choice of a beer or margarita. Oh, si!
El Chavo (323) 664-0871
4441 West Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Pink Taco (Sunset Strip) - The new Pink Taco will have its grand opening this Saturday, May 5th for a huge Cinco de Mayo extravaganza.Tickets can be purchased at the door. DJs, drink specials and fun will be flowing all day long.
Pink Taco (310) 360-1003
8225 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Red O - One of the most striking restaurants on Melrose, Red O, will be hosting a Street Food Social Hour from 3pm – 6pm, with food specials on ceviche, taquitos, quesadillas, tamales and other Latin-themed dishes. To wash all that delicioso food down, pay only $5 for craft beer, $7 for selected wines and $8 for specialty cocktails (Topolo Margarita, Alacran Margarita, Market Margarita, Beso del Diablo Mojito, and Vodka Gimlet).
Red O (323) 655-5079
8155 Melrose Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Planet Dailies & Mixology 101 - This new upstairs bar at The Grove showcases an immense patio and bar, featuring specialty cocktails and views of the outdoor mall traffic. Located adjacent to The Original Farmers Market, Planet Dailies & Mixology will be hosting quite the all day party with $5 Mexican beers, margaritas, El Diablo cocktails, chips & salsa, guacamole and tacos.
Planet Dailies & Mixology (323) 370-6560
6333 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, California 90036
Mercado - The new Mexican restaurant Mercado, by owner Jesse Gomez, opened yesterday, May 1st, in Santa Monica and is already preparing for a Cinco de Mayo smash! The restaurant's doors will open at 4pm and serve up $3 beers and $6 margaritas.
Mercado (310) 526-7121
1416 Fourth Street
Santa Monica, California 90401
The Hudson - Off Santa Monica Boulevard and Crescent Heights you will find the uniquely nestled restaurant/bar called The Hudson. On Cinco de Mayo you can purchase $5 Peligroso Tequila shots and $6 house margaritas.
The Hudson (323) 654-6686
1114 N Crescent Heights Blvd
Aburiya Toronoko - Same owner as Lazy Ox, Micheal Cardenas, serves up Japanese fare at this Little Tokyo hot spot. Aburiya Toronoko may not be Mexican, but $5 margaritas all night on Cinco de Mayo sounds inviting either way.
Aburiya Toronoko (213) 621-9500
243 South San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, California 90012
Photo courtesty of Aburiya Toronoko
Taste (Melrose) - In addition to their regualar 4pm - 6pm happy hour on Saturday, Taste on Melrose will be offering $6 house margaritas all weekend long. Oh yeah, they also have an Full Moon Aphrodisiac Menu available until Sunday too.
Taste (310) 275-9724
8454 Melrose Ave
Gladstone's - Off the Pacific Coast Highway, you can view the Malibu coast on May 5th at the long-standing restaurant, Gladstone's. Their "Cinco" party runs all day with $5 Coronas and tacos at the bar. You can also purchase $20 Margarita pitchers or a $16.95 Corona and Garlic Shrimp Tacos combo. Sounds deliciouso.
Gladstone's (310) 454-3477
17300 Pacific Coast Hwy
CINCO DE MAYO - 2012 - LOS ANGELES