PHOENIX — Cinco de Mayo and Taco Tuesday have fallen on the same day. Is there a better way to celebrate than with tacos?
While restaurant dining rooms remain closed in Arizona, some restaurants around town are hoping to make it easier with build-it-yourself taco packs. So, if you're looking for a last-minute meal idea, here are a few promotions restaurants are offering for Cinco de Mayo.
If party packs are not what you're looking for, there are hundreds of local restaurants around town open for takeout and delivery. View our list.
Los Somebreros in Scottsdale is offering a "Cinco de Mayo Party Pack" for Cinco de Mayo. The cost is $65. Families can choose between tacos, enchiladas, carnitas or a mix of the restaurant's favorites. Each meal comes with rice, beans, other sides, and a full-size pinata filled with a pound of Mexican candies. Add-ons include Mexican soft drinks, a growler of Mexica beer, or margaritas. More information.
SERRANO'S MEXICAN RESTAURANTS
For Cinco de Mayo, Serrano's Mexican Restaurants are offering a variety of specials. One of those specials is the Cinco Six Pack, which includes six shredded beef or chicken tacos. It is served with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, bean dip, salsa, chips, and two drinks. The cost is $25 for soda or beer or $30 for margaritas. Serrano's has five restaurants in the East Valley. More information.
The Cave Creek restaurant will is offering "Fajitas de Mayo" family packs on Cinco de Mayo. The cost is $22 and includes a pound of beef, chicken or carnitas, guacamole, sour cream, and either corn or flour tortillas. More information.
Taco Guild is also offering a make-your-own taco pack, calling it "Cinco de Quarantino." The cost is $50 and includes cherry steak, pork carnitas, or chicken Tinga (choose two), lettuce, tomato, Cotija cheese, cilantro, onions, corn and flour tortillas, rice, beans, chips, and salsa. More information.
The Glendale restaurant will have $2 tacos and $5 house margaritas on Cinco de Mayo. It is also offering a party pack with a build-your-own taco kit. The cost is $24. More information.
JOYRIDE TACO HOUSE
Joyride's Phoenix and Gilbert locations will have build-your-own fajita packs for Cinco de Mayo. The cost is $55 and includes flank steak, chicken, tortillas, toppings, rice and beans, chips, salsa, and queso. More information.
The Scottsdale restaurant is offering an all-in-one Cinco de Mayo food bundle. The cost is $69 and includes green chile cheddar enchiladas, chicken flautas, and carne asada street tacos. As well as salsa, rice and beans, guacamole, and grilled elote. For dessert, there is a choice of prickly pear margarita or chocolate flan for dessert. More information.
SOL MEXICAN CANTINA
The Scottsdale Mexican restaurant is also offering a Coastal Mexico-inspired meal for Cinco de Mayo. The cost is $65 and includes six tacos (choice of grilled chicken, carnitas, or black bean sweet potato), naked guacamole, Caesar salad, and a pitcher of house margaritas. More information.
CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN
Bring tacos home with CPK's specialty taco kit. The cost is $15-$25. Options include choice of steak, Mahi, or chicken, as well as cilantro, limes, Roma tomatoes, Serrano peppers, yellow onion, vegetarian black beans, shredded cheese, and tortillas. More information.
ON THE BORDER
On The Border will also have a build-it-yourself taco pack for Cinco de Mayo. The cost is $25 and includes seasoned ground beef, queso, and swag. More information.