Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo does not symbolize Mexican independence, it’s a commemoration of when the Mexican army defeated France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War in 1862. This day is actually more popular in America than it is in Mexico.
So if you’re celebrating with your friends fiesta-style today, there are tons of restaurants serving up special deals!
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15 deals on Cinco de Mayo
- Bahama Breeze: Bahama Breeze is offering $5.00 Margaritas. Plus, if post a selfie with the margarita of your choice you could win $500!
- Carl’s Jr.: Free burrito El Diablo with this coupon.
- Chili’s: Dos Equis is $3 and Presidente margaritas are $5 today for Cinco de Mayo.
- CilantroMex: Free prizes and giveaways to the first 100 guests today.
- Green Burrito: Buy one Burrito El Diablo and receive the second free with this coupon through the end of the month.
- Groupon: Get $5 off local deals of $25 or more using coupon code CINCO.
- Jamba Juice: Use this coupon for a Chili Mango or Mango-A-Go-Go Smoothie for just $2.99 through May 8.
- Moe’s Southwest Grill: All burritos are just $5, and at least the first 50 people through the door will receive a free T-shirt at participating locations on May 5.
- On the Border: There are a lot of deals for Cinco at On the Border! 14-ounce Cinco Cup House Margaritas are just $4, 14-ounce Cinco Cup Dos Equis Lager, Dos Equis Amber and Corona Light Drafts are $3, Cinco Shots will be $2 to $4 and Dos Equis Lager, and Corona and Corona Light bottles are $3.
- Sonic Drive-In: 6-piece and 12-piece wings will be 50% off on Thursday.
- Taco Bell: The extra spicy Diablo Sauce is back for good starting Thursday!
- Taco Bueno: Party Tacos are just $.59 all day today!
- Taco Time: Crispy tacos are just $.69 today.
- TGI Friday’s: TGI Friday’s is adding $4 shots of Sauza Blue tequila, $5 23-ounce Dos Equis drafts to its regular Thursday drink specials Cinco de Mayo and will also have $5 ghost pepper wings, bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenos, chicken tostato nachos and more.
- Tijuana Flats: Celebrate with Tijuana Flats with its 48-hour fiesta! Deals include a Tijuana Burrito, Chips and a drink for $5.99. Add a draft beer for just $1.00 additional on Thursday, and the celebration continues with $2.00 Tacos on Friday.
5 deals for any time
- Baja Fresh: Get a free taco when you join Club Baja and also a free burrito on your birthday!
- Chevy’s Fresh Mex: Get a free appetizer with two adult entrees when you sign up for the Compadres Club.
- Del Taco: Join the Raving Fan eClub and get two free grilled chicken tacos.
- Taco John’s: Get a free meat and potato burrito when you sign up for email updates.
- El Torito: Get a free appetizer with two adult entrees when you sign up for the E-Club.
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