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23 Ways to Eat & Drink Your Way through Cinco de Mayo

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2008_10_hasmaps.jpgCinco de Mayo means Mexican fare, margaritas and South of the Border beers. Look for mariachi bands, piñatas and more at fiestas across the Las Vegas valley over the weekend. Here's a look at 23 ways to eat and drink your way through Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas.

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Bagatelle Beach Club

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Bagatelle Beach kicks off its the Cinco de Mayo weekend with a live performance from Skylar Grey on Saturday and continued performances throughout the weekend including sounds from DJs Shift and Stretch. Latino hip hop rapper B-Real of Cypress Hill takes the stage on Sunday alongside DJs Freddy B & Jace One.

Baja Miguels

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Baja Miguel’s moves the party to Monday from 7 to 10 p.m. with a complimentary tequila tasting. Friday through Sunday, guests can order the three-course menu for $15.95 with a complimentary margarita and the option of a Chicken Tortilla Soup or Fideo Soup. For the second course, guests can select from a Rib-Eye Cilantro served with cilantro rice and tri-color beans or a Seafood Chimichanga featuring shrimp, scallops and crab rolled in a cheese flour tortilla and a side of creamy tomatillo sauce. Finishing the meal, a savory Peach Grand Marnier Flan will be served for dessert.

Border Grill

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Border Grill, which is having a three-day fiesta starting on Friday. Look for $5 Blanco margaritas, $8 Patron margaritas, $10 margarita and Corona Special and $29 Bucket of five Coronas with a 200-ml bottle of Patron Silver.

Cantina Laredo

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Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village has a two-day Cinco de Mayo celebration May 4-5. Look for live entertainment, piñatas, raffles and food and drink specials. The party runs from 6 p.m. to midnight on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Carlos'n Charlie's

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Carlos’n Charlie’s celebrates Cinco de Mayo Friday through Sunday with a live deejay, mariachi on Sunday from 6 to 7 p.m. and Dos Equis and El Jimador promotional models on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. Drink specials including two-for-one frozen house margaritas, Dos Equis Amber or Dos Equis Lager during happy hour, a party pack of five Dos Equis and five shots of tequila for $49.99 or a $59 gigantic margarita. Special deals including buy two Dos Equis bazookas, get a Worlds Most Interesting Man cut out free and shoot and take specials including pay $5 for a shot of tequila and take the shot glass home or $10.50 for a Shakearita Margarita and take a shaker home.

Commonwealth

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For Cinco de Mayo, Commonwealth will be opening at 2 p.m. and will feature drink specials all day long such as $5 drafts of Dos XX and $5 shots of Milargo Tequila.

Dick's Last Resort

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Dick’s Last Resort celebrates Cinco de Mayo Friday through Sunday with $15 Taco’s Taco Salad and Macho Nachos. The raunchy bar has 2-for-1 El Jimador specialty drinks all served in a Dick’s Last Resort’s 16 ounce souvenir cup for $10. Guests may add an additional El Jimador shot for $3. Specialty drinks include the Tequila Sunrise, Dick’s Hand-Crafted Margarita and the Adios Motha, a creative selection of robust liquors combined with the sweet taste of Blue Curacao, sweet and sour mix and topped with a splash of Sierra Mist. The bar also has $5 Dos Equis 24 ounce cans as well as $5 Bud Light Lime bottles.

Dos Caminos

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Dos Caminos celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican street food fair Friday through Sunday with DJ entertainment and food and drink specials. Starting at 11 a.m. on Sunday, corporate executive chef Ivy Stark and the Dos Caminos team head outside to serve up stations highlighting street food, including tacos, an al pastor spit, grilled corn, mango on a stick, ice cream and more, along with agua fresca, tubs of beer and margaritas, all available for purchase.

Fat Bar

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Fat Bar at Fat Burger features $5 margaritas, 2 for 1 Pacificos and a bucket of five Coronas for $17 plus DJs

Hussong's Cantina & Taqueria

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Hussong’s Cantina & Taqueria celebrates Cinco de Mayo on Sunday with the Cinco de Drinko Ribeye and Shrimp Banderilla, cubed ribeye and shrimp on a skewer with onion, red bell pepper, chile poblano and drizzled with a chimichurri salsa. The steaming kabob is placed on top of creamy white rice made with sour cream, a mixture of cheese and cilantro, finished with a fresh rustic tomato and cucumber salad and served with a grilled 12-flour tortilla on the side. Look for $4 pints of Pacifico and Modelo Especial, $5 shots of Cazadores tequila or $20 chalices of Cazadores Margaritas and $20 buckets of Corona and Corona Light.

Hyde Bellagio

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Grab a sombrero and head to Hyde Bellagio for a wild Neon Fiesta on Sunday. Starting at 5 p.m., Hyde’s señoritas will deliver chilled tequila shots and frosty margaritas to guests decked out in their most festive neon attire. DJs Julien Nolan, Zen Freeman, Julian Ingrosso and D4NI3L will deliver the hottest house beats and the hippest mariachi band remixes.

LAX Nightclub

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Musician Fat Joe will give guests a special live performance Saturday, May 4, transforming LAX Nightclub into a Cinco de Mayo bash. The Latino rapper is known for his hits “Lean Back” and “Make it Rain.”

Park on Fremont

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Park on Fremont will feature Dos XX, Tecate and Milagro for Cinco de Mayo. The venue will also feature an authentic Mexican menu, as well, as an outdoor grill with tacos al la carte. The drink prices will be $5 drafts (DosXX) $4 Tecate Tallboys and $5 shots of Milagro Tequila.

PBR Rock Bar & Grill

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PBR Rock Bar & Grill has street tacos for $5, $18 Bud Light Lime and Lime-a-Rita buckets for $18 all day.

Public House Las Vegas

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Public House Las Vegas has $5 Dos Equis, Corona, Micheladas, Patrón shots and margaritas on the rocks. They also will offer $10 Loaded Coronas, an ice-cold Corona combined with a shot of Jose Cuervo tequila.

Rhumbar

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Rhumbar has $5 Dos Equis and Patrón shots as well as $7 Patrón margaritas Friday through Sunday. Guests can raise a toast to the historic date with daily happy hour specials from 1 to 6 p.m. including $5 rum punch cocktails and Coors Light, $18 domestic beer buckets and $8 house selection cigars. A variety of hookah flavors also will be offered including piña colada, guava and melon blue, a combination of blueberry and melon.

Rice & Company

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Rice & Company celebrates Cinco de Mayo on Sunday with a spicy sushi roll and cocktail pairing for $25. The Fire Breathing Dragon Roll is made with shrimp tempura, habañero, ghost chile pepper sauce, crab meat, Pop Rocks and micro cilantro, accompanied by hot sauces for dipping at your own risk. Guests can wash down the fiery roll with the Mexican Samurai cocktail, a sweet and spicy blend of TY KU Soju, apple syrup, fresh lemon juice, agave nectar and a muddled jalapeño.

Roadrunner

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The RoadRunner Flamingo is having a Cinco de Mayo party outdoors on its party patio on Sunday with a full bar. The event starts at 2 p.m. and will feature two DJs, beer pong, $4 Wicked Tango Moongaritas and $2 Dos Equis pints. The authentic Agave taco cart will also be on hand

Rockhouse

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Rockhouse has $5 Dos Equis bottles, $5 Sauza Hornitos Lime shots and $7 margaritas, available all day. Guests can also get the all-day open bar access, priced at $50, or two-for-one domestic drafts and well cocktails during happy hour from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The Salted Lime

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The Salted Lime has Dos Equis pitchers for $10 and Cazadores margarita pitchers for $20.

Señor Frog's

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Señor Frog’s has drink specials and entertainment all day on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, the bar features a Latin Night. On Sunday, land drink specials from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. including $3 house tequila shots and two-for-one signature margarita yards. Social Margarita Buckets go for $45. A specialty Mexican buffet, priced at $30 per person will also be available to partiers from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The buffet will include Mexican rice, rolled pork carnitas, crispy chicken tacos, refried beans, pozole, chicken mole, beef fajitas, quesadillas, fish ceviche and sopecitos. That night, for $20 for señors and $10 for señoritas starting at 10 p.m. Revelers will party with non-stop karaoke, live music, conga lines and a DJ.

T&T Tacos & Tequila

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Tacos & Tequila will host a three-day Cinco de Mayo fiesta featuring food and drink specials Friday through Sunday. The celebration will culminate with a party hosted by the world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez Sunday, May 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Look for tacos for $3 a la carte. The $5 food menu features guacamole, habañero chicken wings, beef flautas, fiesta nachos and quesadillas. Drink specials include $5 Dos Equis, El Jimador shots and sangria and $8 Micheladas, Palomas and El Jimador margaritas. During the Cinco de Mayo fiesta, T&T will introduce the “Jabbarita” cocktail, named and created in honor of Jabbawockeez and its new home at Luxor. The cocktail is made with El Jimador Blanco, Tuaca, Monin Hibiscus syrup, T&T’s house margarita mix and garnished with a Hibiscus flower.

XS Nightclub

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Night Swim, the weekly pool party at XS, returns on May 5 featuring Redfoo of LMFAO as the headlining DJ. Guests are invited to dress to impress in their swimsuits while immersing themselves in the pool as the DJ takes the stage at the Sunday after-dark soiree.

Bagatelle Beach Club

Bagatelle Beach kicks off its the Cinco de Mayo weekend with a live performance from Skylar Grey on Saturday and continued performances throughout the weekend including sounds from DJs Shift and Stretch. Latino hip hop rapper B-Real of Cypress Hill takes the stage on Sunday alongside DJs Freddy B & Jace One.

Baja Miguels

Baja Miguel’s moves the party to Monday from 7 to 10 p.m. with a complimentary tequila tasting. Friday through Sunday, guests can order the three-course menu for $15.95 with a complimentary margarita and the option of a Chicken Tortilla Soup or Fideo Soup. For the second course, guests can select from a Rib-Eye Cilantro served with cilantro rice and tri-color beans or a Seafood Chimichanga featuring shrimp, scallops and crab rolled in a cheese flour tortilla and a side of creamy tomatillo sauce. Finishing the meal, a savory Peach Grand Marnier Flan will be served for dessert.

Border Grill

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Border Grill, which is having a three-day fiesta starting on Friday. Look for $5 Blanco margaritas, $8 Patron margaritas, $10 margarita and Corona Special and $29 Bucket of five Coronas with a 200-ml bottle of Patron Silver.

Cantina Laredo

Cantina Laredo at Tivoli Village has a two-day Cinco de Mayo celebration May 4-5. Look for live entertainment, piñatas, raffles and food and drink specials. The party runs from 6 p.m. to midnight on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Carlos'n Charlie's

Carlos’n Charlie’s celebrates Cinco de Mayo Friday through Sunday with a live deejay, mariachi on Sunday from 6 to 7 p.m. and Dos Equis and El Jimador promotional models on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. Drink specials including two-for-one frozen house margaritas, Dos Equis Amber or Dos Equis Lager during happy hour, a party pack of five Dos Equis and five shots of tequila for $49.99 or a $59 gigantic margarita. Special deals including buy two Dos Equis bazookas, get a Worlds Most Interesting Man cut out free and shoot and take specials including pay $5 for a shot of tequila and take the shot glass home or $10.50 for a Shakearita Margarita and take a shaker home.

Commonwealth

For Cinco de Mayo, Commonwealth will be opening at 2 p.m. and will feature drink specials all day long such as $5 drafts of Dos XX and $5 shots of Milargo Tequila.

Dick's Last Resort

Dick’s Last Resort celebrates Cinco de Mayo Friday through Sunday with $15 Taco’s Taco Salad and Macho Nachos. The raunchy bar has 2-for-1 El Jimador specialty drinks all served in a Dick’s Last Resort’s 16 ounce souvenir cup for $10. Guests may add an additional El Jimador shot for $3. Specialty drinks include the Tequila Sunrise, Dick’s Hand-Crafted Margarita and the Adios Motha, a creative selection of robust liquors combined with the sweet taste of Blue Curacao, sweet and sour mix and topped with a splash of Sierra Mist. The bar also has $5 Dos Equis 24 ounce cans as well as $5 Bud Light Lime bottles.

Dos Caminos

Dos Caminos celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican street food fair Friday through Sunday with DJ entertainment and food and drink specials. Starting at 11 a.m. on Sunday, corporate executive chef Ivy Stark and the Dos Caminos team head outside to serve up stations highlighting street food, including tacos, an al pastor spit, grilled corn, mango on a stick, ice cream and more, along with agua fresca, tubs of beer and margaritas, all available for purchase.

Fat Bar

Fat Bar at Fat Burger features $5 margaritas, 2 for 1 Pacificos and a bucket of five Coronas for $17 plus DJs

Hussong's Cantina & Taqueria

Hussong’s Cantina & Taqueria celebrates Cinco de Mayo on Sunday with the Cinco de Drinko Ribeye and Shrimp Banderilla, cubed ribeye and shrimp on a skewer with onion, red bell pepper, chile poblano and drizzled with a chimichurri salsa. The steaming kabob is placed on top of creamy white rice made with sour cream, a mixture of cheese and cilantro, finished with a fresh rustic tomato and cucumber salad and served with a grilled 12-flour tortilla on the side. Look for $4 pints of Pacifico and Modelo Especial, $5 shots of Cazadores tequila or $20 chalices of Cazadores Margaritas and $20 buckets of Corona and Corona Light.

Hyde Bellagio

Grab a sombrero and head to Hyde Bellagio for a wild Neon Fiesta on Sunday. Starting at 5 p.m., Hyde’s señoritas will deliver chilled tequila shots and frosty margaritas to guests decked out in their most festive neon attire. DJs Julien Nolan, Zen Freeman, Julian Ingrosso and D4NI3L will deliver the hottest house beats and the hippest mariachi band remixes.

LAX Nightclub

Musician Fat Joe will give guests a special live performance Saturday, May 4, transforming LAX Nightclub into a Cinco de Mayo bash. The Latino rapper is known for his hits “Lean Back” and “Make it Rain.”

Park on Fremont

Park on Fremont will feature Dos XX, Tecate and Milagro for Cinco de Mayo. The venue will also feature an authentic Mexican menu, as well, as an outdoor grill with tacos al la carte. The drink prices will be $5 drafts (DosXX) $4 Tecate Tallboys and $5 shots of Milagro Tequila.

PBR Rock Bar & Grill

PBR Rock Bar & Grill has street tacos for $5, $18 Bud Light Lime and Lime-a-Rita buckets for $18 all day.