Cinco de Mayo 2021: food freebies, discounts and bargains on margaritas and more



Get ready to party! It’s Cinco de Mayo!

Today – May 5th – is Cinco De Mayo. The holiday officially commemorates the day in 1862 when the Mexican army, led by General Ignacio Zaragoza, defeated Napoleon III’s French troops. captured at the battle of Puebla. The victory gave the Mexican people a significant moral boost and became a symbol of the spirit and perseverance of the country.

Today, the holiday is often confused with Mexican Independence Day, a completely separate holiday that takes place on September 16 and marks the start of the Mexican War of Independence from Spain.

Some of the biggest Cinco de Mayo celebrations take place in the United States, and many restaurants and retailers join in the fun.

Here are some of the best deals, discounts, and bargains we’ve found. As always, check with your preferred local location in advance to make sure they attend:


Applebee’s is selling Strawberry Da1-A-Rita and Tipsy Sharks for $ 5.


Chili’s offers $ 5 margaritas.


Chipotle is hosting a Cinco de Mayo quiz game with 250,000 buy-one-get-one-free coupons. Every day 50,000 prizes are given to the first 10 people who correctly answer the quiz questions. Winners will receive a voucher code for a free regular menu worth up to $ 8 with the purchase of a main course at the regular price.


Chuy’s offers drink specialties all day on May 5th. There are discounts on Tecate, local beers, Original Texas ‘Tinis, and World Famous House’ Ritas. When you order a Grande ‘Rita you will receive a souvenir mug and there is also a $ 1 tequila floaters offer for margaritas.

Hungry Howie

Enjoy a Cinco de Mayo special on a medium pizza with a topping for $ 5.55. Order online only to take away with code CINCO.

Jimmy Johns

Get $ 5 Off Orders Of $ 20 Or More. Use promo code 5OFF20 until June 13th when placing an order online or through Jimmy John’s Curb Pickup or Contactless Delivery.

Kona Grill

Enjoy Kona Grill’s Margarita Heaven with offers ranging from $ 5 to $ 11.



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