Even though Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican national holiday, we also like to celebrate it over here in America! In fact, there are plenty of Mexican restaurants and Cinco de Mayo parties in our area where you can celebrate in style with tons of delicious tacos and cold margaritas!
The Best Cinco de Mayo Parties on Long Island
Cozymel’s, located behind the Source Mall in Westbury, is your one-stop-shop for Cinco de Mayo festivities. This welcoming oasis will provide you with an authentic taste of Mexico without ever having to leave Long Island.
On May 5, Cozymel’s will have plenty of drink specials on buckets and pitchers, as well as discounted Modelo and Modelo Negra pints. When you visit, make sure that you try some of their unbelievably tasty tacos and fajitas, as well as dishes like:
- Chile-Rubbed Shrimp Skewers
- Chipotle Parmesan Pasta
- Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas
- Chipotle Honey Salmon
- Hand-Made Tamales
For those searching for a classic Cinco de Mayo party, Cozymel’s is the place to be on May 5!
This May 5, head out to Tocolo Cantina, located in the heart of Garden City, for their annual Cinco de Mayo extravaganza! The evening will start out with a tequila tasting presented by Casamigos and Milagro Tequila from 4 to 6 p.m.
However, the fun doesn’t stop there. There will be a live DJ playing the hits and handing out giveaways all night long. No visit to Tocolo Cantina is complete without a taste of their refined, modern Mexican menu selections, such as:
- Lobster Tacos
- Chicken Tinga Enchilada
- Red Snapper Veracruz
- Brisket Tamale
- Salmon Yucateco
Don’t miss out on the festivities, make your reservation to Tocolo Cantina today!
Oak House Mexican Grill
If you’re looking to celebrate at a low-key Cinco de Mayo party, then Oak House Mexican Kitchen in Floral Park is right up your alley. With its friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere and delicious fare, why would you dine anywhere else?
To start off, Oak House has plenty of tasty margaritas, sangrias, mojitos, beers and wines for you to choose from. They also have out-of-this-world entrees, such as:
- Camarones a la Diabla (sautéed shrimp in a spicy garlic red sauce with Mexican rice)
- Mole Poblano (grilled chicken breast, plantains and corn tortilla with rice and beans)
- Pescado (grilled salom over a bed of rice served with grilled vegetables and pineapple sauce)
- Carne Asada (chimichurri verde, side of peppers and onions served with fries)
If you’re looking to close out your meal with a sweet treat, look no further than their signature desserts like flan and churros. Reservations can be made here.
Celebrate May 5 like it was meant to be, at one of these incredibly festive Cinco de Mayo parties in our area.