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Where to get drink, food deals for Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

Posted at 2:30 PM, May 01, 2018

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - What's better than the sights, sounds, and smells around a Cinco de Mayo celebration? Deals!

A number of restaurants are celebrating May 5 with deals and discounts on drinks and eats.

In addition to national deals, many local restaurants are getting into the spirit with their own drink and food specials.

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Here's a look at some delicious Cinco de Mayo deals around town this year:

National deals:

Applebee’s: Dollaritas ($1 margaritas) are back through May 5 and $2 Dos Equis will be available through the month of May.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: May 4 through May 6 (2 p.m. to close) customers can grab a Horchata Latte or Matcha Horchata Latte for just $1.

Joe’s Crab Shack: All day May 5, Joe's is offering $20 buckets of Modelo Especial, and tacos and Patron margaritas.

On the Border: Get $5 Cinco ’Ritas on May 5, some locations will also be throwing parties.

Local deals:

AleSmith Brewing: AleSmith Brewing will host a Mexican Speedway Stout release party, featuring a special cask of their brew, cupcake + beer specials, and a Mexican tin art workshop class.

Barleymash: Barleymash's Cinco de Derby celebration will combining suits, sombreros, and Mint Juleps in a dual Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo party. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed and best hat.

Coasterra Restaurant: Enjoy tequila tastings, a margarita contest, and food stations (including seafood paella, quesadillas, and street tacos) during Coasterra's Cinco celebration.

D.Z. Akin's: Enjoy some delicious grub with specials on taco salad, chicken enchiladas, and $4 Corona's all day.

Oggi's (In Liberty Station): Celebrate Saturday with Taco Tuesday specials and deals on Pacifico and Corona. 

PB Cantina: Enjoy a night across Pacific Beach in a bar crawl, featuring four bars, Cinco de Mayo-themed drink specials, and a free shot.

True North: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at True North in North Park, with $5 shot specials, $6 al pastor tacos, and $7 cocktails.