Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday this year, so you know what that means: fiesta! If you’re not sure where to go, don’t waste away in Margaritaville! We’re here to help. Here are five restaurants that are celebrating the holiday in on the East End.
Baron’s Cove (31 West Water Street, Sag Harbor) will have a special bar menu featuring eight tacos—roasted pork, shredded chicken, grilled skirt steak and grilled shrimp—and a pitcher of margaritas for $55. As a bonus treat, check out a special margarita recipe from Baron’s Cove below. 844-227-6672 baronscove.com
The Big Narrows (Margarita)
1 ½ oz Jalapeno infused Aztec Azul tequila
½ oz Aperol
1 oz Agave
1 oz fresh lime juice
Shake ingredients vigorously, strain over ice into rocks glass. Garnish with jalapeno.
La Fondita (74 Montauk Highway, Amagansett) will have special menu items all day long, such as their special tamales. 631-267-8800 lafondita.net
Lucharitos (119 Main Street, Greenport) is going all out with “The Cinco de Mayo Experience,” with “Spin the Lucha Wheel” specials all day long, as well as an after-party at night with DJ Dresito and DJ Mash. 631-477-6666 lucharitos.com
Mercado Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar (1970 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton) will be doing a Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour from 10 p.m. to midnight. Try one (or more!) of their 75 different tequilas and 20 beers on tap. Make sure to call for reservations. 631-237-1334 mercadony.com
Union Cantina (40 Bowden Square, Southampton) will have Happy Hour from 4–7 p.m. with 2-for-1 cocktails, along with sangria and beer specials and complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres. Tres Hombres will perform at 9 p.m. You can also check out the new summer menu items. 631-377-3500 unioncantina.net