Not to be confused with Mexico's Independence Day, Cinco de Mayo is actually a holiday that commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, explain Wikipedia.
In Carlsbad and cities across American the day is often seen as a good reason to have a margarita, or make that a pitcher.
If you want to get your eat and drink on locally (and at a discount), here are seven Cinco De Mayo Happy Hours:
- Happy Hour all day till 6pm. Located at 2939 Carlsbad Boulevard.
El Torito – 4pm till close $2 off Cadillac margaritas $2 tacos, taquitos, wings and other drink specials (regular Happy Hour priced menu not available). Located at 1068 North El Camino Real in Encinitas but not too far from the Carlsbad border.
– select food and margarita specials all night, entertainment, and Happy Hour in the Cantina from 4-7 p.m. Located at 1901 Calle Barcelona.
Norte -Happy Hour from 4-6pm. Located at 3003 Carlsbad Blvd.
Senior Grubby’s - Happy hour daily 7 to 10 pm. Two Tacos and a beer or glass of wine for $5.50. Located at 377 Carlsbad Village Drive.
- 4-7pm $2 tacos, $3.50 mexican beers. Located at 2780 State Street.
- 3-6pm Happy Hour. Located at 2968 State Street.