The best thing about the first week of May is that there are lots of holidays to look forward to. Today is Labor Day, Friday is Star Wars day, and the best part, Saturday is Cinco de Mayo. You know what that means? It’s time to find all the best food and drink promos this weekend.
If you’re looking to celebrate the occasion with friends, we’ve listed down where you can go to grab great deals on margaritas, beers, and even tacos. We’re also keeping our eyes out for other parties that’ll pop up this week so you can have more options.
As part of “Cinco de Mayo at Z Street,” The Ruins will have food stalls from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. These will include tacos from Taqueria Seta, burritos from Mexikombi, and others. At night, Logiclub will be playing music so you can dance until the wee hours. Located at 5852 Alfonso Street, Poblacion, Makati City. For more information, visit the events page.
The Manila Hotel
The Manila Hotel created a special Mexican menu that’ll only be available on Saturday. You can avail of tequila cocktails and bar snacks at the Lobby Lounge and Tap Room. This is also perfect for those who prefer a more intimate get-together. Located at Bonifacio Drive, Ermita, Manila City. For more information, visit their Facebook page.
If you want to grab affordable drinks, Taco Vengo has you covered. They’ll serve beers for P55, and sangrias and mojitos for P85. There are also buy one, take one promos for tacos and tequila bottles. Logiclub will be there to keep the party going until late. (TBH, the taco promo sold it for me.) Located at 103 Don Carlos Palanca Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City. For more information, check the events page.
Alegria Cozinha Moderna & Sangria Bar
Alegria is setting up a sunset party for Cinco de Mayo starting at 3 p.m. Get their tortillas and Estrella Galicia draft beers for P120 each. There’s also a 50 percent discount on tequila bottles. Take note that these will be available until supplies last so it’s best to be early. Located at 4/F C3 Annex, 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. For more information, check the events page.
Vatos Urban Tacos
Vatos has a buy one, take one promo on select beers this Saturday. Don’t forget to pair that with their Mexican-Korean dishes which include Kimchi Carnita Fries, Honey Tequila Wings, and Galbi Short Rib Tacos. Located at Net Park Building, 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. For more information, visit their Facebook page.
Agave Mexican Cantina
Agave is offering a buy one, take one deal on Corona beer every Thursdays to Saturdays of the whole month. But this promo will only be available from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. so this is an excuse for you to start your happy hour early. Located at 2/F Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati, Hippodromo Street, Makati City. For more information, visit their Facebook page.
Head to La Chinesca to get two tacos for the price of one. We suggest you try the Carne Asada (P110) and Carnitas (P90)—just look at how affordable they would be for Cinco de Mayo! Located at 248-C Aguirre Street, BF Homes, Parañaque City. For more information, visit their Instagram account.
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