Just in time for May, now is the time to plan your Cinco De Mayo fiesta! We’re excited to share our favorite spots to dine, drink, and have fun this holiday. Feast on decadent Mexican cuisine, dance the night away with live music and entertainment, and enjoy delicious margaritas. ¡Salud! 

Indulge in Mexican Classics

Prepare for a weekend of flavor with Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook (2815 Jorie Blvd) as their in-house restaurant, Hearth Lounge offers fantastic Cinco De Mayo specials to celebrate! From the weekend of Friday, May 3rd – Sunday, May 5th from 3-10pm indulge in flavorful specials in honor of Cinco De Mayo. Reservations can be made on OpenTable. Dining specials include:

  • Jalapeno Poppers with bacon, cheddar cheese, cream cheese in a jalapeno pepper with garlic aioli – $12

  • Queso Fundido made with chorizo, fire-roasted poblano, pico de gallo, chihuahua-oxaca cheese and corn tortillas – $13

  • Smoked Brisket Nachos made with salsa verde, pickled red onion, pickled jalapeno, cilantro, sour cream, guacamole, cotija cheese and spicy nacho cheese – $19

  • Green Chile and Cheese Tamales served with smoked salsa and Mexican rice – $19

  • Crispy Pulled Chicken or Ground Beef Tacos served on corn tortillas with lettuce, pico de gallo, cotija cheese and Mexican rice – $19

Enjoy Jaw-Dropping Live Entertainment

Experience Cinco de Mayo at Chicago’s premier Latin restaurant, Carnivale (702 W Fulton Market)! On Sunday, May 5th from 2pm-9:30pm indulge in live singing, dancing, tasty food specials, and margaritas to celebrate this festive occasion with friends and family. Performances will be available at  2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm. Reservations can be made on Tock.

Enjoy Ice-Cold Cocktails and Beers

Guzman y Gomez, one of the world’s fastest-growing fast-food restaurant chains with four suburban locations in Naperville, Schaumburg, Crystal Lake and Buffalo Grove, is excited to celebrate Cinco de Mayo throughout Chicagoland! For one day only on Sunday, May 5, Guzman y Gomez will offer patrons $3 ice-cold and refreshing frozen margaritas and coronas with the purchase of food, including their delicious and freshly made roster of tacos, burritos, bowls, nachos, salads, enchiladas and quesadillas. All menu items will be available throughout the day for dine in, drive thru, and take out. During this time, diners will also have the opportunity to try their new strawberry margarita that will debut on this day. Weather permitting, patrons are invited to enjoy their meals outside on the patio. Learn more about Guzman y Gomez at www.guzmanygomez.com/us.