Happy Cinco De Mayo or Happy 5th of May South Florida! Looking for a great Magarita or best tacos in town? Just a few places to keep you busy with dinner specials, live entertainment, giveaways and 2 for 1 ritas. After a few shots don’t forget to try the bullriding @ Tequila Ranch or nacho cheese wrestling at Rocco’s Taco’s. Andale! Andale! Aribba!
Aleyda’s 1890 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, 561-688-9033. www.aleydas.com
This neighborhood Mexican spot owned by Aleyda Cardona is offering a $20 Cinco de Mayo meal: nacho cheese appetizer, chicken-steak fajitas, white rice, beans and green salad. Look for $3 Mexican beers and $5 Grand Marnier margaritas.
1313 East Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-524-9550; 5250 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton, FL, 561-416-2131 and 224 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 561-650-1001. www.roccostacos.com
Look for drink specials and free tequila pourings at all three locations. In Fort Lauderdale, the adjacent parking lot is being turned into a party room with live music, DJs and an outdoor taco and guac station. In Boca, local cover band The Edge performs on top of the courtyard fountain 6-10 p.m. In West Palm, Luis Manuel & The Charambo Band play 6-9 p.m. with a special performance by the Latin Beat dance troupe. Festivities include a party donkey equipped with shots and a nacho cheese wrestling competition.
1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305- 695-1005; and Mary Brickell Village, 900 S. Miami Ave., Miami, 786-424-1001, www.rosamexicano.com
Along with live music, a special menu includes pulled beef short rib sandwiches on crispy rolls with oven-baked tomatoes, pickled jalapeños and salsa verde served with sweet potato fries. The Calle Salad starts with field greens mixed with grilled tuna al pastor, baby shrimp tossed with mango, pineapple, jicama and toasted pumpkin seeds and honey-lime vinaigrette. At dinner, grilled filet mignon is covered with a wild mushroom-tequila cream sauce and drizzled with white truffle oil.
Village at Gulfstream Park, 501 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach, 954-457-7662; and Midtown Plaza, 4635 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, 561-622-1223, www.cantinalaredo.com
Outdoor bars, live music and drink specials. The Charlie Roc Band will perform in Hallandale, where outdoor bars will feature $3 Corona, $5 Casa Ritas and $5 tequila shots. In Palm Beach Gardens, look for $5 bottled beer and $5 two-taco specials. Splashlight performs.
Seminole Hard Rock 5760 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 954-556-7430. www.tequilaranch.com
The party starts at 2 p.m. and goes “until the sun rises.” DJs and bull rides, along with drink and food specials.
Renaissance Commons, 1500 Gateway Blvd., Boyton Beach, 561-244-7335; and 8 East Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 561-450-6940, www.calientekitchen.net
Mariachi bands, live DJs and plenty of activates for kids, including obstacle courses, face painting and a petting zoo. Live music by Hot Rod, Making Faces, The Many Ones, Mixed Culture and Box of Rocks.