TAMPA (WFLA) – Today is Cinco De Mayo and no matter how you’re celebrating there’s a lot to do! The fifth of May celebrates the day the Mexican army beat France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.
Ironically, the holiday is only lightly celebrated in Mexico. The United States, however. has embraced Cinco de Mayo as a commemoration of Mexican heritage and culture and special for today, a lot of restaurants and even the Tampa Zoo are rolling out deals!
- Applebee’s: The $1 Neighborhood Drink of the Month, also available for Cinco de Mayo, is the Dollarita.
- Bahama Breeze: This Cinco de Mayo deal lasts through May 31. Except for Mother’s Day at participating locations, get $5 classic margaritas and $10 Create Your Own Premium Tequila and Rum Flights.
- California Pizza Kitchen: Get $5 Fresh Agave Lime Margaritas Sunday at select locations.
- Capital Tacos: All weekend long you can get your hands on brand new tacos and snag beers for just $2. And for those feeling festive, wear your best Cinco De Mayo outfit and get FREE tacos.
- Chili’s: Three beverages – the Tequila Trifecta, the Presidente Margarita and draft beer – are each $5 Sunday.
- Chipotle: Get free DoorDash delivery on Chipotle orders $10 or more Sunday placed through the on-demand delivery service’s website or app, the Chipotle app and Chipotle.com. No promo code is needed but the maximum order size for free delivery is $200, excluding tax.
- Duffy’s Sports Grill: The Florida-based chain has Cinco de Mayo deals Friday through Sunday. Get $3 Classic Margaritas, five for $15 Corona buckets, $9 Taco Trios and $4 Patron Silver shots.
- Hungry Howie’s: Through Sunday, get a one-topping large pizza for $5.55 at participating locations.
- Moe’s Southwest Grill: On Friday and Saturday, Moe Rewards Members get double rewards points and on Sunday, the first 50 people in line before they open get a free Cinco shirt. Learn more at www.moes.com/cinco. Through Sunday, spend $10 or more ordering Moe’s through UberEats and get a free HomeWrecker burrito with coupon code FREEFIESTA.
- Taco Bell: This isn’t a specific Cinco de Mayo offer, but through May 11, get one free small Mountain Dew Baja Blast Zero Sugar with any online or app purchase. Or through May 11, get a free grilled breakfast burrito with any online or app purchase. And through June 9 at 2:59 ET, get 15% off one Party Pack. Sign up for offers at www.tacobell.com/register.
TGI Fridays: Get $5 Fridays ‘Ritas, $5 Patron Shots, and $5 Dos Equis 23-ounce draft beer Sunday.
Tijuana Flats: From Friday through Sunday, get a taco and beer for $5, two tacos for $5 or two beers for $5.
Zoo Tampa: The zoo will celebrate “Cinco de Rhino” both Saturday and Sunday beginning at 11 a.m. Guests can enjoy Instagram-worthy drinks and dishes like street tacos, tequila flights, churro floats, jalapeno lime margaritas and more. Every purchase at the zoo, from margaritas to annual members, help their goal to save wildlife.