Cinco de drinko, right? For a holiday that Mexico doesn’t even celebrate (according to Business Insider the city of Puebla is the only place that really takes part in festivities), Americans sure love to down some tequila. And queso. And guac. Oh, and tequila. With food and drink specials all over town, the party kicks off tonight and lasts until Tuesday. Grab your sombreros.


With a new fiesta menu, Wild Wing Cafe wants to “taco ‘bout it” — their words not ours — all weekend long, at all three Charleston locations.

For more pre-Cinco fun, head to 3 Matadors for their Cincapalooza, which features five days of live music.


Might as well start celebrating three days ahead of schedule … Charleston’s Cinco de Mayo Festival will be held on Saturday night at the Visitor Center Bus Terminal.

A taco eating contest and a block party? Count us in.


With a DJ and mustaches on hand, Taco Boy Downtown got you covered for day-of celebrations.

Folly Beach’s Blu restaurant and bar has got the good deal hook up with $5 margs, and $9 Mexican-inspired lunch specials.

Kitchen 208’s also got a lunch special — a lotta beef and cheese for just $5.

If you want a truly heady experience head to Zia Taqueria for $7 Baja Fogs.

A five dollar fiesta at Yobo Cantina West Ashley.

Taco Mamacita’s got three words for ya: upside down margarita.

Nothin’ basic about Basico’s special $5 menu : 2 special tacos for $5, special nachos for $5 and frozen margaritas for $5.

For Cinco de Mayo celebrations that also give back, check out The Alley and HoM for combo festivities that celebrate the Mexican holiday as well as Lowcountry Giving Day.

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