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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Las Vegas

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and Las Vegas knows how to celebrate in style. Check out these great specials!

In search of a great spot to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? We’ve rounded up a list of specials and exclusives along with some great spots both on and off the Strip to enjoy Mexican cuisine any day of the year!

On the Strip

Mandalay Bay Beach Bar & Grill

Located at the famous Mandalay Bay pool, the Mandalay Bay Beach Bar & Grill is bringing a fun beach party to the dessert. Enjoy special menu items on Cinco de Mayo, such as the Mexican Shrimp Cocktail and Birria Beef Tacos. 

Mandalay Bay Beach Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Mandalay Bay Beach (Courtesy MGM Resorts International)

Diablo’s Cantina 

Located inside Luxor Las Vegas, Diablo’s Cantina is serving up three exclusive dishes from May 5-9. Check out the tequila flamed shrimp, crunch chicken tacos, and churros with hazelnut dipping sauce. 

Diablo's Cantina Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Diablo’s Cantina (©Jenn Smulo for MGM Resorts International)

The Strat

The Strat Hotel, Casino, & Skypod is hosting a special Cinco de Mayo party with exclusive menu offerings at PT’s Wings & Sports. The View Lounge and Remix Lounge will also be doing various drink specials. 

The Strat Exterior Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
The Strat Exterior (Courtesy Golden Entertainment)

The Linq Promenade

Several locations at The Linq Promenade have offerings for Cinco de Mayo:

  • Off the Strip Bistro & Bar has several specials exclusively for Cinco de Mayo- chicken enchiladas, chicken taquitos, a street taco platter, and Neapolitan flan. A variety of beverage specials are on offer as well. 
  • Ice Bar has several drink specials for Cinco de Mayo include shots of Cazadores Silver Tequila, Model draft Micheladas, and buckets of Corona. 
  • Tilted Kilt has drink specials on Patron and Modelo along with other beverage offerings. 
The Linq Promenade Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
The Linq Promenade (Courtesy Caesars Entertainment)

El Segundo Sol

Located inside Fashion Show Mall, El Segundo Sol offers Mexican cuisine on their lovely indoor-outdoor patio. Check out their Loco Hour from 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. for drink specials. 

Mother's Day Offerings at El Segundo Sol Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Mother's Day Offerings at El Segundo Sol (©Danielle Rusk of Rusk Creative)

Rockhouse

Enjoy Cinco de Mayo at Rockhouse Las Vegas inside the Grand Canal Shoppes with an exclusive cocktail offering exclusively for the month of May. 

The Tommy Cocktail at Rockhouse Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
The Tommy Cocktail at Rockhouse (Courtesy Rockhouse Las Vegas)

Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar

Located at The Linq Promenade, Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar serves upscale Mexican cuisine along with an extensive selection of tequila. 

Chayo Exterior Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Chayo Exterior (Courtesy Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar)

China Poblano

Located inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, China Poblano by José Andrés serves up Mexican and Chinese cuisines. Enjoy menu items as dine-in or check out one of their special to-go feasts for a truly unique experience. China Poblano is also hosting the Tequila & Mezcal Festival from April 30-May 11.

Salt Air Margarita at China Poblano Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Salt Air Margarita at China Poblano (Courtesy China Poblano)

Off the Strip

Casa Calavera

Located inside the brand new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Casa Calavera features stunning, Instagrammable works of art and delicious cuisine. The Dia de Los Muertos-themed restaurant includes a delightful indoor-outdoor space too. Try their guacamole trio (classic, chipotle bacon, and pomegranate jicama), Casa Calavera Fajitas, and their highly picturesque dessert, The Calavera (you’ll definitely want to video this one). 

Guacamole Trio at Casa Calavera Las Vegas, Nevada | Wheretraveler
Guacamole Trio at Casa Calavera (©Melanie Lee)

Arizona Charlie’s

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with “Cinco de Bingo”. Visit for fun, festive bingo along with exclusive food and drink specials to celebrate the day. 

Nacho Daddy

With three locations in town, Nacho Daddy brings great nachos, margaritas, and their vegan menu to the Las Vegas valley. Check out their fun, exotic flavors like the Thai Chicken Nachos and the Lobster & Crab Nachos. Feeling extra adventurous? Try their World Famous Scorpion Shot (complete with a scorpion, of course). 

Vegas Golden Knights Nachos at Nacho Daddy Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Vegas Golden Knights Nachos at Nacho Daddy (Courtesy Nacho Daddy)

El Luchador Mexican Kitchen + Cantina

The delightful new local spot in Mountain’s Edge is hosting a Cinco de Mayo official grand opening. The part at El Luchador starts at noon on the patio. Enjoy offerings from the taco cart and live music from the mariachi band starting at 5:30 p.m. This event is 21 and over only. El Luchador is also offering a special take-home meal for $100, so you can enjoy their cuisine in-room or at home. 

Makers & Finders

With two locations in Las Vegas (Downtown Summerlin and Downtown Las Vegas), Makers & Finders serves up fun Latin American cuisine along with coffee beverages perfect for your caffeine fix. Check out their variety of empanadas, arepas, and their selection of plant-based options. Makers & Finders is also hosting a Mariachi brunch with $25 all-you-can-drink margaritas and other specials. 

Empanadas at Makers & Finders Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Empanadas at Makers & Finders (©Adrianne Lopez)

Landini’s Pizzeria

The newly opened Landini’s Pizzeria comes to Las Vegas from San Diego with a massive following. Exclusively for Cinco de Mayo, Landini’s is serving up a special Mexican Pie. 

Mexican Pie at Landini's Pizzeria Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
Mexican Pie at Landini's Pizzeria (Courtesy Landini's Pizzeria)​​​​

El Cortez

The famous El Cortez Hotel & Casino located in Downtown Las Vegas starts its 80th-anniversary celebration on Cinco de Mayo with a mariachi band from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Players also receive free Coronitas from May 5-8. 

El Cortez Exterior Las Vegas, Nevada | WhereTraveler
El Cortez Exterior (©Chris Wessling)