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Denver's Ten Most Attractive Cinco de Mayo Parties, Celebrations, and Specials

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Almost like finally celebrating the coming of spring, Cinco de Mayo has inspired a multitude of outdoor patio parties and many refreshing drink specials. There are pig roasts, barbecues, rooftop parties and more at Denver's favorite watering holes that range from classic Mexican-themed ones like Tamayo and Mezcal to bars like Candlelight Tavern and Lil' Devils eager to celebrate with Mexican beers and more.

Here are ten of Denver's most attractive Cinco de Mayo celebrations and specials.



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1. LOLA

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1575 Boulder St
Denver, CO 80211
(720) 570-8686
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Lola is hosting its fifth annual Picnic of Pig, featuring eats from Drew Hardin of Lola, Brandon Foster of Vesta Dipping Grill, and Amos Watts of Jax Fish House. There will be live music from 2:30 to 10 p.m., a pig roast starting at 4 p.m., as well as specials on drinks all day.

2. Jakes Food & Spirits

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3800 Walnut St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 295-3800
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Jake's will host its 2nd annual pig roast. DJ IPOT will spin latin vibes from 1 to 4 p.m. and Jon Romono y Amanacer will play live on the patio stage from 4 to 8 p.m. Drink specials and the pig roast with plenty of fixings will be offered.

3. Tamayo

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1400 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 946-1433
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First there is a $35 Bottomless Margarita Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Later in the day, Tamayo is hosting a rooftop patio party for Cinco de Mayo. A DJ will be spinning and drink specials will be offered. The festivities will take place from 7 to 10 p.m.

4. Central Bistro and Bar

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1691 Central Street
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-4582
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From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Central Bistro & Bar celebrates Cinco de Mayo with brunch. The restaurant is offering Mexican-inspired specials including our huevos rancheros and breakfast burrito, both of which most certainly must be washed down with our Tejon Margaritas.

5. Mezcal

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3230 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 322-5219
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The Cinco de Mayo Weekend Fiesta at Mezcal features $2 Al Pastor Street Tacos, Gran Centenario Margaritas for $6.50, Cocojadas for $6, and more. A Mexican BBQ will be smoking out from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.

6. Kachina Southwestern Grill

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10600 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CO 80020
(303) 410-5813
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Live music will be played on the patio from 4 to 7 p.m. with pitchers of margaritas and sangrias for $20 each all day (usually $28), along with bottomless chips and salsa. A pig roast will also take place on the patio through the evening with made-to-order pork tacos.

7. Rio Grande Mexican

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1525 Blake St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-5432
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To honor Cinco de Mayo, Rio Grande will offer $2 Cuervo shots, $5 Patron shots, door prizes and more.

8. ChoLon Bistro

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1555 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 353-5223
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In honor of the popular Mexican holiday, ChoLon is offering two drink specials. From 5 p.m. to close, the restaurant will serve the Full Moon Margarita and the Honeysuckle Margarita, both for $6.

9. Candlelight Tavern

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383 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 778-9530
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May 5th Cinco Specials are available all day long. Celebrate at the Candlelgiht Tavern with $3 Coronas and $3 Cuervo.

10. Lil Devils Lounge

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255 S Broadway
Denver, Co 80209
(303) 733-1156
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All day Sunday, Lil' Devils is celebrating with $3 Modelo, Tecate, and Bud Light, and Straw-ber-Ritas, $3.50 Pacifico, and a $10 Coronita bucket of 5. There will be a Taco Bar & Pot Luck Sunday starting at 3 p.m. Bring your favorite Mexican dish.

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1. LOLA

1575 Boulder St, Denver, CO 80211
Lola is hosting its fifth annual Picnic of Pig, featuring eats from Drew Hardin of Lola, Brandon Foster of Vesta Dipping Grill, and Amos Watts of Jax Fish House. There will be live music from 2:30 to 10 p.m., a pig roast starting at 4 p.m., as well as specials on drinks all day.
1575 Boulder St
Denver, CO 80211

2. Jakes Food & Spirits

3800 Walnut St, Denver, CO 80205
Jake's will host its 2nd annual pig roast. DJ IPOT will spin latin vibes from 1 to 4 p.m. and Jon Romono y Amanacer will play live on the patio stage from 4 to 8 p.m. Drink specials and the pig roast with plenty of fixings will be offered.
3800 Walnut St
Denver, CO 80205

3. Tamayo

1400 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
First there is a $35 Bottomless Margarita Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Later in the day, Tamayo is hosting a rooftop patio party for Cinco de Mayo. A DJ will be spinning and drink specials will be offered. The festivities will take place from 7 to 10 p.m.
1400 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

4. Central Bistro and Bar

1691 Central Street, Denver, CO 80211
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Central Bistro & Bar celebrates Cinco de Mayo with brunch. The restaurant is offering Mexican-inspired specials including our huevos rancheros and breakfast burrito, both of which most certainly must be washed down with our Tejon Margaritas.
1691 Central Street
Denver, CO 80211

5. Mezcal

3230 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206
The Cinco de Mayo Weekend Fiesta at Mezcal features $2 Al Pastor Street Tacos, Gran Centenario Margaritas for $6.50, Cocojadas for $6, and more. A Mexican BBQ will be smoking out from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.
3230 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206

6. Kachina Southwestern Grill

10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020
Live music will be played on the patio from 4 to 7 p.m. with pitchers of margaritas and sangrias for $20 each all day (usually $28), along with bottomless chips and salsa. A pig roast will also take place on the patio through the evening with made-to-order pork tacos.
10600 Westminster Blvd
Westminster, CO 80020

7. Rio Grande Mexican

1525 Blake St, Denver, CO 80202
To honor Cinco de Mayo, Rio Grande will offer $2 Cuervo shots, $5 Patron shots, door prizes and more.
1525 Blake St
Denver, CO 80202

8. ChoLon Bistro

1555 Blake St., Denver, CO 80202
In honor of the popular Mexican holiday, ChoLon is offering two drink specials. From 5 p.m. to close, the restaurant will serve the Full Moon Margarita and the Honeysuckle Margarita, both for $6.
1555 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80202

9. Candlelight Tavern

383 S Pearl St, Denver, CO 80209
May 5th Cinco Specials are available all day long. Celebrate at the Candlelgiht Tavern with $3 Coronas and $3 Cuervo.
383 S Pearl St
Denver, CO 80209

10. Lil Devils Lounge

255 S Broadway, Denver, Co 80209
All day Sunday, Lil' Devils is celebrating with $3 Modelo, Tecate, and Bud Light, and Straw-ber-Ritas, $3.50 Pacifico, and a $10 Coronita bucket of 5. There will be a Taco Bar & Pot Luck Sunday starting at 3 p.m. Bring your favorite Mexican dish.
255 S Broadway
Denver, Co 80209

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