You should already know that San Antonio is a city that comes out to party on Cinco de Mayo.
The bars and restaurants around the Alamo City will be packed with revelers looking to drink and be merry on this holiday that celebrates Mexican heritage, and if you’re looking for the perfect spot for a Cinco de Mayo get-together, here are five of the best restaurants and bars that will make sure that you have an epic time on May 5th in San Antonio.
146 E. Houston St., San Antonio, 78205
Downtown San Antonio is the epicenter of the city’s tourism industry, and visitors and residents will get in the Cinco de Mayo mood at Acenar. This East Houston Street Mexican restaurant has a delicious roster of Mexican dishes that will have you feeling good at the end of the meal.
Grayze on Grayson
521 E. Grayson St., San Antonio, TX 78215
When you’re craving more than food on Cinco de Mayo, this Government Hill bar should be on your list. Grayze on Grayson has some great drinks on the roster, which at happy hour are super cheap if you’re a drinker that likes to drink on a budget.
Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina
910 S. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205
If you have been to San Antonio and have not eaten at this Southtown staple, then you have missed out on something grand. Rosario’s Mexican Cafe Y Cantina is a Southtown staple and for good reason as the cuisine is great and the drinks are even better for the reasonable prices.
4063 Medical Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229
You wouldn’t normally think that the Medical District will be home to one of the best spots to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. But this is San Antonio, the 210, where great bars are everywhere, including the Medical District. Taqueria Datapoint has some of the most underrated tacos in the Alamo City, and it will be worth your wild to seek these babies out.
La Fonda on Main
2415 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, TX 78212
This place is pretty upscale, but don’t let the interior of this Monte Vista Mexican restaurant fool you. La Fonda on Main has a festive atmosphere on Cinco de Mayo, and this place will be packed with revelers that will get their fill of the restaurant’s delicious Mexican cuisine.