Celebrate Cinco de Mayo for every meal of the day with our go-to Cinco de Mayo Menu. Featuring tacos, margaritas, guacamole and so much more!

breakfast tacos filled with scrambled eggs, avocado slices, tomatoes, black beans on silver trays with parchment paper. Orange juice and hot sauce set around

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Cinco De Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage commemorating the long history of Mexico’s fight for independence, and it calls for festivities!

Traditionally celebrated with Mexican food, dancing, games, and stories, this holiday is a foodies dream come true. But it wouldn’t be the same without a marg—or two for that matter!

So while you’ll have plenty to drink (especially with our ultimate list of 35 Drinks For Cinco de Mayo) we want to make sure you have something to eat from sunup to sundown!

Be sure to stop by our Quick Pickling How-to Guide to get the 411 on all things pickling and make yourself some tasty pickled jalapeños or onions to dress up these recipes.

Cinco de Mayo Menu

Cinco de Mayo is one of our favorite holidays around here. Burritos, tacos, and tequila, is there anything better?

Breakfast: Austin-Style Tex-Mex Migas Tacos

Brunch Cocktail: Green Bloody Mary

Lunch: Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

Side: Mexican Cauliflower Rice

Lunch Cocktail: Aperol Margarita

Dinner: Blackened Fish Tacos or Crispy Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

Side: Secret Ingredient Guacamole

Dinner Cocktail: Charred Lime & Jalapeño Margaritas

Dessert: Margarita Cornmeal Cookies

Dessert Drink: Mezcal Margarita Popsicles

Looking for more cocktails? Check out list of 35 Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo!

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About The Author

Loretta McGraw is a senior in journalism and mass communication at the Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Iowa State University. She is currently working as a Digital Food Publishing Intern here at Zestful Kitchen while attending classes and engaging in extracurricular media organizations on campus. After graduating she hopes to continue mastering her writing skills in the magazine industry.

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