The big holiday falls on a weekend this year and if you’re looking for Southwest Florida Cinco De Mayo deals for dining out, you’re in luck. There’s plenty to choose from.

What Is Cinco De Mayo?

If you’re going to be celebrating, at least you should know the reason why. Right? According to Wikipedia “Cinco de Mayo is a yearly celebration held on May 5 to celebrate Mexico’s victory over the Second French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, led by General Ignacio Zaragoza.” It’s also interesting to know that the holiday is a lot more popular in the United States than it is in Mexico. We just see it as a reason to party, case in point – why do we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Florida? Man shrug

May the Fourth

Before we even get to Cinco De Mayo, there’s May the Fourth, the annual Star Wars holiday. I don’t know if there’s any particular way to celebrate May the Fourth other than wear a Star Wars t-shirt when you go out on Saturday, I guess that’s enough. Here’s mine.

star wars blaster tee

Southwest Florida Cinco De Mayo Events.

There’s a lot more to this holiday than just tacos. There’s festivals, pub crawls, even Sunsplash is getting in on the fun. Have a look here: 9 Things For Cinco De Mayo Weekend In Southwest Florida. If you’re looking to host a party of your own, we’ve complied a list of 5 Easy Cinco De Mayo Party Tips And Tricks you can check out.

As you can see, businesses are really embracing the holiday, and there’s even a run if you’re one of those ‘healthy’ types Beaming face with smiling eyes. But this post is really about the Southwest Florida Cinco De Mayo deals. So let’s get to that.

El Local tacos. possibly the best tacos Southwest Florida
El Local tacos. possibly the best tacos Southwest Florida.

  • Felipe's Taqueria

    Felipe’s Taqueria is gearing up for an epic Cinco celebration in Naples! On Sunday, May 5, starting at 11am EST, both locations will host a Cinco Sunday extravaganza. Felipe’s patrons are invited to enjoy a day filled with Latin beats, traditional dance performers, axe throwing, delicious food and margaritas, fun swag and much more.

    At Felipe’s Park Shore, DJ Nestor Larreal will kick off the fiesta, followed by captivating dance performances from Danza Azteca Cristo Rey. Meanwhile, at Felipe’s Logan Landings, guests will be entertained by Spice Groove on the steel drums, the amazing Mariachi Juarez Internacional, and more. And don’t miss out on Felipe’s award-winning tacos and margaritas made with fresh, hand-squeezed key lime juice! See below for the complete lineup of entertainment.

    Felipe's Tacos Cinco De Mayo Celebration


  • Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

    With day to night celebrations beginning on Friday, May 3 through Sunday, May 5, holiday festivities feature live entertainment, mariachi music, captivating stilt walkers, delicious Mexican cuisine, Rocco’s handcrafted cocktails and signature margaritas, beverage collaborations, and much more. Rocco’s Tacos is elevating the typical holiday experience with sampling opportunities of over 300 varieties within its tequila library with the largest selection in Florida. Tequila and mezcal offerings are available for sipping, within Rocco’s signature cocktails, margarita pitchers, and tequila flight samplings.

    Rocco's Tacos Cinco De mayo celebration at Rocco's Tacos Naples and all Florida locations.

  • Taco Bell

    It’s not as flashy as some of the other ones, but if you just want some cheap tacos, Taco Bell has them.

    Rewards members in the Taco Bell Rewards program can get five crunchy or soft tacos for just $5. But you need to plan ahead, not just roll up to the drive through after stopping at Trulieve. You must order online or through Taco Bell’s mobile app. It’s also limited to one per customer.

    Taco Bell sign.

  • Chipotle

    Chipotle’s promotion is already under way. They’re offering free delivery. Just use the code CINCO24 at checkout. And yes, guac is extra. C

    Chipotel to go bagINCO24

  • Tijuana Flats

    TF has a $5 menu. Here’s what you can get:

    • Tijuana Trio
    • Dueling Queso
    • Chips & Guac
    • Chips & Queso
    • Margaritas
    • 2 for $5 Beers
    • 2 for $5 Mexican Cokes

    They also have a special sauce “Smack the Reaper’s Ass,” which may actually kill someone it’s so hot. Now, if you want to pick up something to go,  they have 50 percent off 8-pack margaritas, available for pick up orders between 6pm – 11pm on Cinco De Mayo with a $130 minimum food purchase.  

    if you need me, i'll be enjoying $5 cinco deals @ flats 🔥celebrate #CincoDeMayo with a fiesta of $5 favorites ~😎 $5...

    Posted by Tijuana Flats on Thursday, May 2, 2024

  • Hooters

    Now, we don’t normally think of Hooters when we think of Cinco De Mayo, nut if they have deals, we should tell you. $5 Patron shot, Legendary Rita or Dos Equis Big Daddy. Also, I didn’t see it on their website, but according to WFLA, Hooters has a combo deal with two Legendary “83” Margaritas and a plate of Tex-Mex Nachos for $20.    

    Southwest Florida Hooters to go bags.

  • Moe's Southwest Grill

    Welcome To Moe’s! Moe’s has $5.55 Build-Your-Own Burritos and Bowls but you have to join their Rewards Members program. But, you can get the Homewrecker with this deal so unlike Chipotle, the guac is not extra. 

    Cinco de Mayo Burrito Time

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Moe’s! $5.55 Build-Your-Own Burritos and Bowls on 5/5. It’s a big deal for a big day.Valid for Moe Reward Members only at participating locations on orders containing a burrito or bowl (Homewrecker, Moe Meat Moe Cheese, Edgy Veggie, and Kids Menu excluded). Additional charges apply for premium proteins, extras, and add-ons. Single use on 5/5/24. Must apply reward at checkout through Moe Rewards account. Not valid with any other offer or reward, or third-party delivery. Service fee applies to online and in app orders. Other fees and taxes may apply, see checkout for details. Void where prohibited.

    Posted by Moe's Southwest Grill on Wednesday, April 24, 2024
  • Dave & Buster's

    Sure, they have a special, but the real excitement came earlier this week when Dave & Buster’s announced that they were going to let us bet on games. You better at pop a shot than your friend? Care to make it interesting? Yes! We can gamble at Dave & Buster’s! Also on Sunday they have the Tres Tequila Rita Margarita for $5.

    Arcade games at Dave & Buster's

    Arcade games! (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

  • Cabos Cantina Taco & Tequila Bar

    There’s a Cinco De Mayo festival happening in downtown Fort Myers. Cabo’s has:

    🌵$5 Truly Tequila Soda Cans
    🥃$8 Corona & Cazadores Shot Combo
    🍹$10 Cazadores Golden Margaritas
    🍻$5 Negra Modelo & Corona Premier Drafts!
  • The Dek Bar

    The Dek Bar in Cape Coral is celebrating with $5 Taco Baskets, $5 Loaded Nachos, & $3 Dos Equis bottles 12-7pm! Entertainment is Live Music by Aimee Linn Burns & Tequila Tom.

    The Dek Bar - Events

    Voted Best Bar & Best Wings in Cape Coral! The Dek Bar is a fun place to meet great people and has a good time. We offer amazing food & drink specials including our ever-popular 75¢...

  • Iguana Mia

    Cinco Drinko specials include the House Jose Cuervo Margarita on the Rocks for just $4 and draft beers for $3. Also, this Friday and Saturday Iguana Mia is offering a 30% discount to all food and beverage purchases when you pay in cash. Not sure what that’s all about.

    Cinco de Mayo is almost here! Join us this Sunday for $4 Casa Margaritas and $3 draft beers all day! You don’t want to miss the fiesta!••#iguanamia #cincodemayo #fortmyers #swfl #capecoral #bonitasprings

    Posted by Iguana Mia on Tuesday, April 30, 2024
  • Senor Tequila's Fine Mexican Grill

    Senor is celebrating with a DJ AND live mariachi. A 32 oz bucket of house margaritas is $15. $25 if you want it with Patron. The Mariachi will be traveling to all 3 locations, so check the website for the schedule.

    Señor Tequila's | Home

    Experience authentic Jalisco Mexican cuisine at four locations in Southwest Florida.

  • Turco Taco

    Drink specials with $4 Casa Margaritas and $3 draft beers. 

    Cinco De Mayo is getting close!! 🌮🎉Celebrate with us at #TURCOTACO, and enjoy $3 draft beer, and $3 margaritas ALL DAY...

    Posted by Turco Taco on Saturday, April 27, 2024

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