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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Myrtle Beach

  By  Ashlee Carson

Cinco de Mayo is always a great reason to celebrate and indulge in some of the best Mexican food around town. Whether you want drinks with ocean views or just great, authentic Mexican food, the Grand Strand has it all! Here are ten great places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Myrtle Beach and all along the Grand Strand.

Senor Frog’s Mexican Food & Fiesta

The countdown to Cinco de Mayo is on at Senor Frogs at Broadway at the Beach. They have daily shows and contests as well as cold drinks and delicious food in a crazy fun atmosphere.

Senor Frog's fajitas with margarita

5 De Mayo Mexican Restaurant

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo all day long at this authentic Mexican restaurant with $5.99 Margaritas, $2 off drafts, $2.50 domestic bottled beers and $3.50 imported beers.

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant

Abuelo’s will offer $5 Grande Mexican draft beers, Mexican Flag Margaritas and an El Jefe with a complimentary shaker (while supplies last). Get in early for the best seats in the house.

Bandito’s Cantina

Bandito’s Cantina throws one of the biggest Cinco de Mayo bashes on the Grand Strand. Celebrate in style with margaritas with an ocean view, plenty of drink specials, great food and live music.


El Cerro Mexican Bar & Grill

El Cerro Mexican Bar and Grill has an elevated menu with options like Enchiladas Poblanos, specialty tacos, Cajun shrimp salad and so much more. Don’t forget to try one of their many margarita options to celebrate the day!

Fiesta Mexicana Restaurant

Fiesta Mexicana is hosting a Cinco de Mayo Festival with indoor and outdoor live entertainment and plenty of drink specials. The party starts at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 5.

La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant

This family-owned restaurant has ice cold beer, frozen margaritas with just the right amount of tang and a fun, casual atmosphere. Get there early for tasty combos with Chili Rellenos, tostadas, tacos and more

Nacho Hippo

Each Nacho Hippo location will have $3 house margarita specials along with their tasty and unique taco creations.

Taco Mundo Kitchen Y Cantina

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with fantastic waterway views and a huge bash at Taco Mundo at Barefoot Landing. They’ll have tons of food and drink specials served all day long and live music from The Winches from 5-9 p.m.

Ashlee Carson

Ashlee Carson grew up in Northwest Ohio but has lived in Myrtle Beach since graduating from the University of Central Florida in Spring of 2006 with a B.A. in Advertising and Public Relations. She was a former Public Relations intern at the Chamber of Commerce in the Summer of 2005 where her excitement for writing about Myrtle Beach began. Ashlee has two children, and loves boating, the beach, fishing and exploring everything the Grand Strand has to offer.