Cinco de Mayo is coming up on.. wait for it… May 5! Now that the American reopening is really kicking into high gear, many restaurants are celebrating with various food and drink specials for Cinco de Mayo 2021. It also is Teacher Appreciation Week, and there’s some good restaurant deals that we’ll post here too. Here’s the EatDrinkDeals roundup for the best deals this year.
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Oh and… by the way… Mother’s Day is coming up right behind on May 9. Don’t get caught empty-handed with no plans! Check out our Mother’s Day Restaurant Deals Guide for meal ideas, or read our Spring Gift Card Deals roundup if you need an easy present for mom.
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EatDrinkDeals Cinco de Mayo Restaurant Deals 2021
Abuelo’s is rockin’ out Cinco de Mayo with $5 Grande Mexican draft beers, La Grandeza Ritas, and Sangria, and the big Flag Margarita for $8.95 all day long! Abuelo’s put the deals up on their homepage so you can plan ahead and get your crew together for the big day.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Barberito’s with a free Small Cheese Dip for all guests who order in the app! Here’s the details in a Barberito’s press release.
For more details or to place an order online, click here for the Barberitos webpage.
Get $5 off a Baby Back Ribs Meal with this Boston Market coupon valid on May 5. CLICK HERE for your Boston Market coupon. For online orders, use promo code 33020 for the deal.
Get a 1/3 Lb. Jalapeno Angus Burger for just $3.99 with a Carl’s Jr. coupon valid through May 5. Show this Carl’s Jr. coupon at checkout to save yourself some cash.
Chevy’s Fresh Mex
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Chevy’s with Taco and drink specials from 3 pm – close, live Mariachi Bands from 4 – 6 pm and DJs from 6 pm – close. For more details for your location, visit the Chevy’s Cinco de Mayo page.
For info on other specials like Happy Hour, check out our Chevy’s page.
Chili’s Margarita of the month for May is the classic Patron ‘Rita, which you can get for $5 every day in May. Not just on Cinco de Mayo! The $5 margarita is made with Premium Patron Silver Tequila, Triple Sec and Chili’s Fresh Sour. You can even get the premium Presidente Margarita for just $5 on the special day. Chili’s announced the specials on the Chili’s Margarita page.
Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. Chipotle is all over it. They’ve got the second coming of their Chipotle IQ quiz game up. The first 50,000 players that get a perfect 10/10 score will get a buy one, get one free burrito coupon to lord over their friends with their braininess! Visit the Chipotle IQ site here. The game is up through May 7, and some of the questions can be pretty tough. The more you know about Chipotle’s menu, the better your chances. And the prize is worth it! Plus, if you aren’t one of the first 50,000 players with a 10/10 for the day, you can still be entered for a chance to win 1 of 100 $500 Chipotle Gift Cards for your trouble!
Get a two taco plate for just $5 with a drink purchase at Chronic Tacos on Cinco de Mayo, except fish, shrimp, steak or Beyond Beef tacos. Chronic Tacos posted the info here on their website.
Chuy’s goes big on Cinco de Mayo. Get Happy Hour deals all day, with special prices on Tecate, Domestic Beers, Original Texas ‘Tinis and House ‘Ritas. Also, get a $1 Tequila Floater in your margarita to kick it up a notch. Chuy’s posted the details on their website.
El Pollo Loco
At El Pollo Loco, get 5 tacos for the price of 2 on Cinco de Mayo. Also, online or app orders placed on May 5 will come with a free 5 ounce bottle of Tapatio’s hot sauce! Click here for the info an the tacos coupon from the El Pollo Loco website.
Visit our El Pollo Loco page for info on other deals, like their $5 Flame Grilled Combos.
El Torito will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Taco and drink specials from 3 pm – close, live Mariachi Bands from 4 – 6 pm and DJs from 6 pm – close. For more details for your location, visit the El Torito Cinco de Mayo page.
Freebirds World Burrito
At Freebirds, get a free chips and dip with the purchase of $25 or more on Cinco de Mayo. Choose Salsa, Guac or Queso for your dipping. Freebirds posted the deal on their Facebook page.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with…pizza? Sure, why not. At Hungry Howie’s use a coupon code for a $5.55 Medium 1 Topping Pizza valid now through May 5! Use promo code CINCO when you order for the deal. Click here to start an online order. It should look like this when you have entered the promo code at the top right of the screen:
For more promo codes available every day, visit our Hungry Howie’s page here.
Again, maybe not what comes to mind right away for Cinco de Mayo, but a good deal nonetheless – get $5 off orders of $20 or more from Jimmy John’s online with a coupon promo code valid through June 13! Click here to start an order from Jimmy’s Johns. Use promo code 5OFF20 at checkout and save $5. It ought to look like this at checkout after you’ve entered the code and hit the APPLY button:
$5 off any order with a subtotal of $20 or more (before taxes and fees). Cannot be combined with other offers or redemption of rewards using Freaky Fast Rewards. Only at participating locations through 6/13/21.
Miller’s Ale House
Get $3 House Margaritas and $9 Margarita Pitchers at Miller’s Ale House on Cinco de Mayo. They posted the deal on their website, and on Facebook.
Visit our Miller’s Ale House page here for info on other deals, like their daily dinner specials.
At Moe’s Southwest Grill, Moe’s Rewards members can get cinco times the points on their purchases on Cinco de Mayo. Moe’s has the deal up on their website.
For info on Kids Eat Free Sundays and Moe Mondays deals, check out our Moe’s page.
On The Border
Get the Grande House ‘Rita for just $5 at On the Border on Cinco de Mayo. You can upgrade to a fruit-flavored margarita for $1.50 more, or add a Gold Tequila Meltdown for an additional $1. On the Border posted the Cinco de Mayo deals on their website.
For info on Daily Specials like their Endless Enchiladas Mondays, check out our On the Border story.
Rubio’s Coastal Grill
Get 2 entrees for $15 or 4 entrees for $30 wit a Rubio’s coupon valid through May 7. CLICK HERE for your Rubio’s coupon, and show it to the cashier. Or, for online orders, use promo code MKTG1127 or MKTG1128 for the 2 or 4 entree deals, respectively.
Rubio’s also has Family Taco Kits to feed 4 to 5 people for $29, Daily Lunch Specials, and other specials on Tuesdays and Fridays. Click here to visit our EatDrinkDeals Rubio’s page to learn more.
7Rewards Members can get a small Slurpee and 4 mini tacos for just $1 from 7-Eleven on Cinco de Mayo! If you aren’t a member yet, signing up is easy. Go to the 7Rewards page to get started and download the app. 7-Eleven put out this press release with the deal.
It’s Teachers Appreciation Week, and you can show said appreciation with a free Drink or Slush deal at Sonic with a coupon code valid through May 9! For online or app orders, use promo code TEACHERS at checkout to get a free large drink or slush with any purchase. Click here if you want to start an order online. Sonic sent this email with the code.
For info on more specials like 1/2 price cheeseburgers on Tuesdays, visit our Sonic Drive-In page.
Taco Bueno’s got Party Tacos for just $0.55 all day long on Cinco de Mayo. Here’s a Taco Bueno email with the offer.
Read our EatDrinkDeals Taco Bueno story here to learn more about other specials that they’ve got going on.
Taco Cabana is banking on our love of margaritas to bring in some business. They’re right. Get a GALLON (yep) of margaritas to-go from today through Cinco de Mayo for $29.99. Or, you can keep it chill with $2 Margaritas for Margaritapalooza, with 12 flavors available. Now you’ve got a party on your hands! Taco Cabana announced the offer on their Facebook page.
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo at Taco John’s with a 5 day celebration – get 5 Beef Softshell Tacos for only $5.55 from May 1 – 5! Taco John’s posted the deal on their website.
Cinco de Mayo is May 5 (of course), but Tijuana Flats is starting the party early with 5 days of $5 deals. Now through May 5, for $5 you can get a Mexican Beer and a Taco, a Margarita, Dos (that means two, folks) Mexican Beers, or Dos Tacos. Tijuana Flats announced the deals on their website, and on Facebook.