The first holiday to ring in the beach season has arrived. Cinco de Drinko is here, and we’ve compiled a list of spots to find great food and, more importantly, great drinks. We hope you’re planning a long weekend and took tomorrow off … or maybe you’ll just get “sick.”



Cinco isn’t Cinco without TacoLu in your life. The Lu crew is serving up drink specials, face painting, a photo booth from Selfie Jax and did we mention drink specials?

When: Party kicks off at 11 a.m. and runs until 10 p.m.
Where: 1712 Beach Blvd.
Drink Specials: $2 dos Equis drafts
$2 cinge shots
$4 Maestro Dobel shots
$5 Maestro Dobel margaritas


Mossfire Grill

Heading to Riverside to get your fill of Mexican fare? Mossfire is the place to grab burritos, tacos and a margarita (or three) by the river.

When: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 1537 Margaret St.
Drink Specials: $3.50 house margaritas
$3.50 DosEquis drafts
$3.50 Modelo drafts and
$3.50 Sierra Nevada Otra Vez draft


Burrito Gallery — Brooklyn

Burrito Gallery — Brooklyn teamed up with The Hyppo to make sure you can party like a guacstar today. With two additional bars, a food stand to get your tacos and burritos on, face painting and drink specials, this is the place to bump into other sombreros with your own.

When: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: 90 Riverside Ave., Ste 601
Drink specials: $3 Dos Equis
$4 Intuition El Guapo
$8 Herradura Silver Tequila shot and Dos Equis combo
$6 margaritas
$10 margarita pitchers


Taco Libre

Value and inebriation go hand-in-hand on Cinco de Mayo. Luckily for you, Taco Libre recognizes that perfect marriage, and they’re hooking it up with drink specials that won’t break the bank.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: 14286 Beach Blvd.
Drink Specials: $2 Corona cans
$2 Modelo Especial
$3 Sangria
$3 Margarita


Campeche Bay Cantina

Campeche Bay Cantina in Jacksonville Beach is an oasis for the thirsty and the underprepared today. Here, sombreros are $5, drinks are discounted and musician Billy Bowers’ voice is priceless.

When: Noon to 1 a.m.
Where: 127 1st Ave N
Drink Specials: $3 Fireball shot
$3.50 16 oz. Dos Equis Amber
$3.75 House margaritas
$5 Hornitos Tequila shots
$5 Jose Cuervo Tequila shots
$5 House-infused, spicy margaritas

By Mark J. and Justin B. | Interns