Cinco de Mayo at Tallboy Taco 5.5

Tallboy Taco
325 W. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60654
312-488-4917
TallboyTaco.com

Margaritas, Tacos, DJ and More

Thursday, May 5
11 a.m.-midnight

Hooray for the fifth of May! On Thursday, May 5, Tallboy Taco will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with an array of festive food and drink specials. From 5-7 p.m., all margaritas will be $8 each, including the classic N27 Margarita, El Corazon, La Sandia and the Mangonada Paloma (regularly $12; outlined below). A Casamigos tequila flight will be offered for $15 (all day), along with any two tacos and a tallboy beer for $10, or any taco and a Tecate for $5. Cinco de Mayo celebrants may enjoy live Latin beats in the lounge, as a DJ spins from 8 p.m. until midnight.

Pair your ‘ritas and cervezas with an array of Tallboy’s signature tacos, including: grilled salmon; shredded adobo chicken; cowboy 12hr smoked brisket; pork al pastor; Gunthrop Farms carnitas; pancho villa steak carne asada; and more.

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Cinco de Mayo At High Noon Saloon 5.2-5.5

High Noon Saloon

High Noon Saloon

High Noon Saloon

1560 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL  60622
773-227-9339
highnoonchicago.com

High Noon Saloon draws on its Tex-Mex roots with a Cinco de Mayo celebration featuring $4 Pacifico Drafts, $3 Tequila Camarena Shots, $8 Classic Margaritas and a free Mariachi Mexico Vivo Performance at 8 p.m. Chef Ruben Beltran (ex-Frontera Grill, Maya de Sol) augments the regular menu with $3 Cinco Sliders (Cemitas Poblanas), roasted chicken thigh with mole poblano amped with pasilla, ancho and guajillo chiles, The drink deals will be offered on May 5 only; the Cinco Sliders will be available May 2-May 5.

 

 

DETAILS

High Noon is open from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday. The kitchen is open until 1 a.m. daily. Outdoor seating available until midnight daily (weather permitting). For reservations, please phone 773-227-9339.

 

Pre-Cinco de Mayo Events at Cactus Bar and Grill 5.1-5.2

Cactus

Cactus

Tequila Tasting, Cervezas, Margaritas and More

Cactus Bar and Grill
404 S. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60607 
312-922-3830 
CactusChicago.com

Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2

Loop-located Cactus Bar and Grill, known for their “Man vs. Margaritas” cocktails, will hold a two day, pre-Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2. The festive events, outlined below, feature a Don Julio tequila tasting party, specialty cocktails and pre-party with plenty of Mexican fare.


Don Julio Sampling Event

Thursday, May 1
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Representatives from Tequila Don Julio will offer tasting samples of Don Julio Añejo, best experienced neat or on the rocks, and the Paloma Suprema (Don Julio Reposado, San Pellegrino Pompelmo grapefruit soda, lime wedge, salt rim). Featured cocktails for the day ($6) include: Paloma Suprema; Anejo Spicy margarita (Don Julio Añejo, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, chipotle chili powder, lime wedge); and El Diablo (Don Julio Reposado, Crème de Cassis, ginger beer, lime wedge).

Pre-Cinco Party!
Friday, May 2

From 11 a.m.-2 a.m., head to the Loop for festive drink specials, including

$5 Margaritas, $5 Corona Light drafts and $5 Patron Silver shots. The full menu, featuring guacamole and chips, mini tostadas, pico de gallo quesadilla, taco salad and much more, will be available all day.


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Free Pinatas In Lakeview Now-5.2

Cesars

Cesar’s On Clark

From April 21 – May 2 anyone who brings in a receipt from one of the following restaurants can redeem a free pinata curiosity of Central Lakeview Merchants Association (CLMA).

Participating restaurants:
  • Azteca De Oro
  • Cafe El Tapatio
  • Cesar’s On Clark
  • El Jardin
  • Fiesta Cantina 
  • Mi Terra
Receipts can be turned into Central Lakeview Merchants Association (3355 N. Clark), Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. to redeem a free pinata.

 

Cinco de Mayo Specials 5.2-5.5

Division Ale House

Division Ale House

Division Ale House
1942 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-384-6886
divisionalehouse.com

CINCO DE MAYO FIESTAS

The Division Ale House celebrates Cinco de Mayo Friday, May 2 through Monday, May 5 including drink deals and festive food specials. Meet the Dos Equis Girls Saturday night (the Dos Equis schedule has not been released; please visit divisionalehouse.com for future updates) and score free logoed Dos Equis gear. The Ale House augments the daily deals with the below specials May 2-May 5:

Smoked Brisket Tacos
10-hour house-smoked beef brisket, roasted poblano peppers, grilled onions, sour cream, Chihuahua cheese – $9.95/three tacos

Fried Avocado Tacos
Breaded avocado, pico de gallo, black beans, cilantro, sour cream, Chihuahua cheese – $9.95/three tacos

Dos Equis XX Lager 16 oz. Tall Boy Cans – $4

House-Infused Watermelon Margaritas – $5

Kentucky Derby Specials 5.3

Division Ale House

Division Ale House

Division Ale House
1942 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622
773-384-6886
divisionalehouse.com

The Division Ale House screens the Derby Undercard, the Derby Pre-Show and the 140th Kentucky Derby (post time approximately 5:24 p.m.) on a dozen HDTVs and offers Derby-inspired specials all day Saturday, May 3 in addition to the regular daily deals including:

Kentucky Brunswick Stew

House-smoked pulled pork, beef brisket and pulled chicken, signature BBQ sauce (sweet and vinegar), sweet corn, baby lima beans, tomatoes, chef Wally Rouse’s secret spice blend, side of cornbread – $4.99 cup/$6.99 bowl

 

Kentucky Brisket Sandwich

10-hour house-smoked beef brisket, Maker’s Mark BBQ sauce, caramelized onions, brioche bun, choice of side – $9.95

 

Maker’s Mark Mint Juleps – $5

 

DETAILS

 

The Division Ale House is open from 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-3 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday. Full menu available until midnight Monday-Sunday. The sidewalk café is open until midnight daily, weather permitting. All major credit cards accepted. Reservations are accepted for all size parties via 773-384-6886 or divisionalehouse.com for indoor dining; reservations are not accepted for the sidewalk café.