For New Yorkers, Five Fabulous Fiestas to Savor This Cinco de Mayo

Enjoy the festivities and fiestas of Cinco de Mayo this Tuesday May 5, 2015 at some of New York City’s top restaurants and bars. New York City has some of the best places to indulge in the fiery flavors of some of the best Mexican fare like Guacamole, Cinco de Mayo Drink Specials Tacos, Frozen Margaritas, and Burritos.


1. AG Kitchen (Best Guacamole)


AG Kitchen’s tableside guacamole has a tropical flare, with combinations such as pineapple & pomegranate and papaya & mint are available. Also, if classic Guacamole is more to your liking, you can have that as well. The guacamole at AG Kitchen was rated one of the best in America by The Daily Meal. Cuban born-chef Alex Garcia is one of the founders of the “nuevo latino” cuisine, blending the flavors and ingredients of foods throughout Latin America. Located on the Upper West Side, AG Kitchen is an intimate restaurant with a festive atmosphere for a Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Located at 269 Columbus Ave, New York, NY

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2. Latitude Bar & Grill (Best Cinco de Mayo Drink Specials)


Midtown West’s Latitude Bar & Grill encompasses four main floors, including an outdoor roof deck. With its 36ft bar, vintage style billiards room, wooden based Mardi-Gras bar and 10ft windows looking out onto 8 Ave, also, offers a great atmosphere with giveaways and a live DJ for a fun and lively Cinco de Mayo! Drink Specials to enjoy this Cinco de Mayo include $5 Coronas, Jose Cuervo Shots, Classic Margaritas and Frozen Margaritas.

Located at 783 8th Avenue, New York, NY

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Dos Caminos (Best Tacos)


With 4 locations across New York City, Dos Caminos is recognized as The preeminent authority on tacos.  Helmed by Executive Chef Ivy Stark wrote a cookbook titled Dos Caminos Tacos: 100 Recipes For Everyone’s Favorite Mexican Street Food. Celebrate your Cinco de Mayo with one of the following flavorful types of tacos Dos Caminos offers: Vegetable, Pescado, Pollo, Carnitas, Mar Y Tierra, Asada, and El Presidente.

Located at: 
675 Hudson Street at 14th Street, New York, NY

373 Park Avenue South at 27th Street, New York, NY

475 West Broadway at Houston Street, New York, NY

825 Third Avenue at 50th Street, New York, NY

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4. Gina Mexicana (Best Frozen Margarita)


This brand-new Mexican restaurant located on Madison Avenue opened its doors just in time imbibe some of the best margaritas you’ll find in New York City this Cinco de Mayo.  Order one of their specialty Frozen Margaritas which offered in a variety of flavors including lime, passion fruit, bloody orange, peach and mango to quench your thirst.

Located at 1288 Madison Avenue New York, NY

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5. Baby Bo’s Cantina (Best Burrito)


This “Hole-In-Wall” located in Murray Hill has been perfecting the Burrito since 1988.  Baby Bo’s Cantina has 8 different types of Burritos for your Cinco de Mayo celebration:  Venice, Harvest Moon, Poblano, Steak Vaquero, Classic Vegetarian, El Dorado and BBQ Duck served with guacamole and zingy salsa. Miraculously they make their burritos with any lard, MSG, or preservatives; you do not have to worry about your waistline this Cinco de Mayo.

Located at 627 2nd Ave, New York, NY 

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Norah Lawlor is a New York-based global trend and travel observer in addition to being the founder and owner of Public Relations strategy firm Lawlor Media Group.