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It’s Fiesta time in the Gaslamp Quarter! Cinco de Mayo is this Sunday, but celebrations start as early as this Thursday! Check out below for 10+ places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with delicious food and drinks.

Meze Greek Fusion & Prohibition

Cinco de Mayo Drink Specials

We’re featuring the below drink specials at Meze Greek Fusion and Prohibition San Diego through Cinco de Mayo weekend, Thurs. 5/2 – Sun. 5/5. These cocktails are available at both venues during the venues’ open hours.

Meze Greek Fusion: 11am-11pm
Prohibition: 9pm-1am

Cocktails $10

Prohibition Style Paloma
Dobel Diamante Tequila, Grapefruit, Lime, Agave

Greek Style Margarita
Dobel Diamante Tequila, Lime, Agave, Basil, Tajin

When: Thursday, May 2 – Sunday, May 5 11AM – 11PM


  • Meze Greek Fusion: 345 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Prohibition: 548 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Meze Greek Fusion & Prohibition

Union Kitchen & Tap

Cinco de Mayo Weekend!

It’s time for a fiesta!!

Friday Night | DJ Hevrock 10pm

Saturday Night Band | Los Ingratoz 10pm

Sunday Acoustic | Jonny Tarr 11am // DJ Jalil 4pm

$5 Pacifico/Modelo Drafts
$10 Jalisco Margaritas

Chicken Mole Tamale & Egg Plate: 1 tamale filled with smoked chicken, Mole Negro sauce, 2 eggs any style, pickled onions, micro cilantro, queso fresco, toasted sesame seeds. $14.95

Bacon Wrapped TJ Dogs (2): 2 all beef dogs wrapped in bacon, topped with chipotle black beans, caramelized onions, sliced jalapenos, chipotle lime aioli, on a steamed bun with fries $14.95

Street Corn: 2 grilled ears of corn, chipotle lime aioli, cotija, tajin, sumac, micro cilantro. $8.95

Chicken Mole Tamales: 2 tamales filled with smoked chicken, Mole negro sauce, pickled onions, shaved radish, queso fresco, micro cilantro, toasted pepitas, served with a side of chipotle black beans. $18.95

When: Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5

Where: 333 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Union Kitchen & Tap

Rockin’ Baja Lobster

Cinco de Mayo

Our Cinco Weekend Bucket is filled with Baja Style treats for all like Canadian Lobster Tails, Shrimp, Grilled Chicken, Crab Clusters & Grilled Corn on the Cob, plus you get a FREE Caesar Salad, “All You Can Eat” Ranchero Beans, Citrus Rice, Warm Flour Tortillas, Honey Chili Butter & our World Class Fresh Salsa Bar! Made for 2 to share and only $59.99

When: Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5

Where: 310 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Rockin’ Baja Lobster


Cinco de Barley

Join us for Cinco de Mayo at barleymash! We’ll have music + food & drink specials including:


  • Coconut Margarita
  • El Zaragoza
  • Afternoon Delight
  • 1862


  • Duck Empanadas
  • San Diego Fries

When: Sunay, May 5 10AM-11:59PM

Where: 600 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: barleymash

Tin Roof

Cinco de Drinko

It’s not officially summer until we celebrate Cinco! We’ll be kicking things off with John Hull on acoustic then cranking things up with back to back DJ sets from our friends Jwin and Ace. Let’s not forget about drink specials!

$3 Corona and Dos XX Lager
$5 Margaritas and Corazon shots
$6 Don Julio Blanco

When: Sunday, May 5 12PM – 9PM

Where: 401 G Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Tin Roof

Volcano Rabbit

Cinco de Mayo at Volcano Rabbit!

It’s the day we’ve been waiting for since… well.. May 6th, 2018!
Join us on Cinco de Mayo for Downtown’s Largest Tequila Selection, all your favorite Volcano Rabbit tacos, various drink specials, Instagammable activations, live DJ entertainment, and more!
It’ll be the ultimate Sunday Funday!

When: Sunday, May 5 1PM – 5PM

Where: 527 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Volcano Rabbit

The Dubliner

Viva Cinco de Sunday Funday!

The Dubliner might not be a Mexican cantina, but we DO know a thing or two about drinking holidays!

Stop by this Cinco de Mayo for bottomless mimosas, Padres specials, all day happy hour and industry night specials before or after watching your San Diego Padres BEAT LA!!

Our Sunday Funday always includes the following fiesta-friendly deals:

Brunch Menu from 9am to 2pm featuring $12 bottomless mimosas!

All Day Happy Hour from 11am to 7pm.

Industry Night (50% off total bill for service industry employees) from 8pm to close.

The Padres play at Petco at 1:10pm, so we’ll also have $10 Bacon Cheeseburgers, $4 Coronas and $5 shots of Bushmill’s Irish Whiskey two hours before & after the game!

Viva Cinco de Mayo!!

When: Sunday, May 5 9AM – 1AM

Where: 554 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Dubliner

Henry’s Pub

Cinco De Mayo – Elevation Day Party

iLLFONiX presents: Elevation. “House Music All Day Long” Hosted by Global BPM

Join us for a special Eelvation – Cinco de Mayo celebration at the legendary Henry’s Pub.

Featuring special guests: DJ/Percussionist Cara-Mello, Musician Jonny Tarr (live on Sax), and Resident support by Johnathan High-Priestess Bassett [INFAMOUSJ*BE], Antonio Aguilera [Yodah], John Vilotti, D.j. Sachamo AKA sachboogie that iz!

  • $10 Beer and Shot Special [ Harland Mexican Lager & Don Julio]
  • $5 El Jimador Margaritas
  • $3 Chicken or Carne Asada Taco
  • $9 Two Tacos & Beer Combo ( Chicken or Steak ) with a Harland Mexican Lager
  • $9 BBQ Brisket Rolled Tacos

When: Sunday, May 5 12PM – 7PM

Where: 618 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Henry’s Pub

Nason’s Beer Hall

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Nason’s Beer Hall

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Pendry San Diego at Nason’s Beer Hall! Sunday, May 5, 3 – 5 pm
– Los Potrillos Mariachi Band
– Tequila Partida Cocktail Specials
– Taco Stand
– Churros & Choco Tacos

When: Sunday, May 5 3PM-5PM

Where: 570 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Nason’s Beer Hall


Cinco de Mayo at the Park | Padres vs. Dodgers

¡It’s fiesta time at Petco Park! Cinco de Mayo-inspired drink specials will be available throughout the park. Your Cinco de Mayo Theme Game Package includes a limited-edition Cinco de Mayo-themed Padres t-shirt and a ticket to the Dodgers vs. Padres game.

Purchase the home game tickets at for specially priced tickets with password GQA19.

When: Sunday, May 5

Where: 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: Padres

The Smoking Gun

Cinco De Mayo Mas Grande

Cinco De Mayo TSG Style: ¡ MAS GRANDE !

The Smoking Pistola presents Cinco De Mayo! Featuring:

Bebidas to quench your thirst!

  • Olmeca Altos & Herradura
  • Tijuana Lady: Olmeca Altos, Lime, Honey, Salt – $11
  • Jalisco Scout: El Jimador, Curacao, Angostura Bitters – $11
  • Al Pastor Taco: El Jimador, Lime, Pineapple, Vinegar, Taco Seasoning – $11

And our comida lineup:

  • Our Taco Tuesday menu options – $7.50
  • TJ Dog – Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog – $8
  • Nachos and Queso – $5

¡See you soon!

When: Sunday, May 5 11AM-11:59PM

Where: 555 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101

For More Information, Please Visit: The Smoking Gun