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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Tampa

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend and there are plans EVERYWHERE. Whether it’s brunch or some kind of live entertainment, there is a festivity for us all.

Here are a few plans to consider for your Cinco de Mayo in Tampa:

American Social Stop by for their usual brunch buffet and stay for the Cinco de Mayo food and drink specials. 11 a.m.-midnight. 601 S. Harbour Island Blvd. Ste. #107, Tampa, 813-285-7757. americansocialbar.com.

Bartaco Kick off their Endless Summer 2019 with tacos and enjoy entertainment from local band Joe Genuardi Duo. 5/5-5/6 noon-4 p.m. 1601 W Snow Ave., Tampa, 813-258-8226. bartaco.com

Besito Cinco de Mayo starts early on May 1 leading up until the big day. Events include daily drink specials, tequila tastings, and special guests. 11 a.m.-11:30p.m. 205 Westshore Plz., Tampa, 813-287-4800. besitomexican.com.

Dog Bar St. Pete Help raise funds for charities Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue and Limbo Chihuahuas-Chihuahua Rescue. Nina’s Taqueria and That Dog Ice Cream provide treats for the day. 1-6 p.m. $5-10. 2300 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727-317-4968. dogbarstpete.com.

Duffy’s Celebrate Cinco de Mayo weekend with tacos and drink specials. $3-$15. 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Various locations. duffysmvp.com.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Taking things up a notch, the restaurant partnered with Tequila Ocho and Baccarat to offer the Prime Margarita all month long. Guests are able to take home the glass in Baccarat’s iconic red box. $100. 4322 W. Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, 813-874-9463. flemingssteakhouse.com.

GameTime Have a fun and festive Cinco de Mayo all weekend. On the menu are carnitas tacos, churros with Nutella, signature margaritas and tequila shots. $5-$15. 11 a.m.-midnight. 1600 E. 8th Ave., Tampa, 813-241-9675. gametimeplayers.com.

Hooch and Hive The Art of the Taco event will showcase art installations local DJs and more. This extended Cinco de Mayo celebration will host specialty cocktails, taco-themed art, live painting, and a hot pepper eating contest. Tickets include three tacos and one free drink. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 1p.m.-midnight. 1001 W. Cass St., Tampa. theartofthetaco.com. 

To see who else is having some kind of festivity for Cinco de Mayo in Tampa, click here.

PHOTO COURTESY OF RED MESA CANTINA 

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