Have a craft cocktail for Cinco de Mayo. Or drink some shots, whatever.

Here in Miami, we take all holidays seriously and Cinco de Mayo is no exception. Since you should never, ever be caught without a drink in your hand on May 5, hit these local hot spots to get your buzz on – it’s a Friday, so there are no excuses not to. May the turn-up be real for you. 

1. Coyo Taco Wynwood

2300 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33127

2. TATEL Miami

1669 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

6. Gin + Collins

What to get: Gin + Collins Smoked Last Word, featuring mezcal, green chartreuse and maraschino. If you’d rather stick to the basics, enjoy 2 for 1 margaritas and a free shot of tequila with every taco order.

Where to get it: Gin + Collins, AC Hotel Miami Beach, 2912 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; 786-264-4720

2912 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140

7. El Grito

1766 Bay Road, Miami Beach, FL 33139

11. Baru Latin Bar

13. Villa Azure

309 23rd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139

14. ORA

2000 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

16. River Yacht Club


What to get: RYC’s Mezcalito, made with Union mezcal, crushed cucumber, pressed lemon, agave topped with champagne, or El Gringo, featuring bourbon, tamarind agua fresca, lime and citrus soda. Pair them with some $8 bar bites or a churro.

Where to get it: River Yacht Club, 401 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami; 305-200-5716

401 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami

17. Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina

What to get: A Paloma, made with tequila, pink grapefruit juice, Squirt grapefruit soda, lime juice, simple syrup and a salted rim. Available Friday only – buy one for $13 and get the second for just $1. Olé!

Where to get it: Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina at the Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-4636

4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

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