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Cinco de Mayo is celebrated each year on May 5. This day commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. In the United States, we’ve adopted this day and turned it into a celebration.

Do you want to spend Cinco de Mayo drinking margaritas, eating tacos or both? Celebrate in Racine County by checking out these local restaurants.

Cinco de Mayo Guide

1. Jose’s Blue Sombrero

Jose’s Blue Sombrero, 6430 Washington Ave., is a place where you and the family can celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Treat yourself to one of their five different margaritas or make your own. Choose your tequila, and your mixer to have a one-of-a-kind drink on the 5th.

They’re also is participating in “Guac on the Rock,” from now until May 8. Guests 21 years and older can participate by purchasing a Teremana margarita or any Teremana drink. Dewayne “The Rock” Johnson will cover the tab for an order of guacamole and reimburse you, up to $10—whether you dine in or take out. Read more about Guac on the Rock on their website.

Make your way to Jose’s for happy hour or dinner! If you’d prefer to dine at home, take-out and curbside pick-up are available for food and drinks!

2. Amos Los Tacos

Amos Los Tacos, 230 Main St., is Racine’s very own Mexican Gastropub. If you are looking to spend Cinco de Mayo at both a bar and restaurant to get the best of both worlds, then check out Amos Los Taco.

Amos Los Tacos updated their Facebook status sharing that due to high demand, they will not be accepting online reservations today. Visit the restaurant for high-quality Mexican food and drinks.

3. La Tapatia

Support a locally owned and family-operated Mexican restaurant and grocery store this Cinco de Mayo. La Tapatia has been serving Racine authentic Mexican food, for more than 35 years.

This is the place to be if you are looking for a Racine staple. They are located at 1951 Mead St. Stop by for steak tostadas, buy a chimichanga or grab a ground beef burrito to go.

4. Picos Tacos & Cerveza

Picos Tacos and Cerveza, 550 3 Mile Road, has a menu worth trying this Cinco de Mayo. They have all the Mexican food options that you can think of. From appetizers to street tacos, they’ve got you covered. Celebrate by dining in or carrying out with Picos Tacos and Cerveza.

5. Javier’s Cuisine

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Javier’s Cuisine, 2011 Lathrop Ave. Their open starting at 4 p.m. and will serve people looking to dine in or carry out. This restaurant has a mix of family recipes and Chef Javier’s own creations. It’s the place to be if you are looking for a party.

Restaurant Guide

Fill up your stomach and satisfy your cravings by dining at Racine County’s finest restaurants. Check out the Racine County Eye’s Restaurant Guide.

Racine County restaurant guide

Looking for the perfect place for date night, a night out with friends or just want to try something special? Check out these local hot spots on the Racine County restaurant guide.


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