5 Restaurants Across Canada Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo, Canada!

A commemoration of Mexico’s victory at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, Cinco de Mayo is often celebrated with parades, reenactments, festivals and, of course, food. That’s why we’re dedicating today’s #TakeoutDay to delicious Mexican food. From Mole Poblano to Chiles en Nogada, Chalupas to Spicy Tacos, your local restaurants are offering some delicious Cinco de Mayo feast eats, so go get some takeout!

Need some inspiration? Check out these authentic and creative takes on Mexican cuisine from restaurateurs across Canada.

Bandidas Taqueria (Vancouver, BC)

Bask in the Cinco de Mayo spirit today, and any day of the week, when you stock your freezer with fresh Mexican offerings from Bandidas Taqueria.

Frozen and take and bake options include Crazadillas, Spicy Bean and Cheese Burritos, Tortilla Soups, Habanero Hot Sauces, Breakfast Burritos and more.

Prefer ready-to-eat takeout? Pick up the Party Pack for 2 which includes chips, salsa, guacamole, burritos, mint chocolate truffles and 2 beers or virgin drinks.

Address: Address: 2781 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. @bandidastaqueria

Native Tongues (Calgary, AB)

One of Calgary’s most popular spots for antojitos, tacos, cervezas and margaritas, Native Tongues is a must-stop for their Cinco de Mayo Taquero Kits!

Each kit contains tortillas, your choice of filling, toppings, and salsa; available in half-pound (6 tacos) or full pound (12 tacos). “Just heat, plate, and serve!”

Address: 235 12th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB. @nativetonguesyyc

Little Goat Food & Drink (Winnipeg, MB)

Enjoy an elevated Cinco de Mayo experience with a special May 5th menu by Little Goat.

For starters, you’ll receive Chili Cheeze Tortilla Chips with Sweet and Spicy Mango Salsa, and Roasted Poblano Salsa. Then, indulge in your choice of Chicken Queso Chimichangas, Texas Red Burritos, Tacos al Pastor, Fish Tacos or Black Bean and Corn Burritos.

Also included in these meals are Pina Colada Parfaits, Cinco de Frijoles, Cowboy Beans with Chipotle, and Sweet Corn Masa.

Address: 2615 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB. @littlegoateats

La Carnita (Toronto, ON)

Create your own Cinco de Mayo spread with ease thanks to La Carnita’s Build At Home Taco Kits!

The main Chrorizo Taco Kit includes 5 hard-shell tacos, 5 soft-shell tacos, mexican chorizo, shredded lettuce, pickled onions, crispy shallots, chipotle mayo, Mexican crema, salsa fresca, guacamole, habanero hot sauce, pickled jalapenos and Tex-Mex cheese.

Achiote Chicken Taco Kits, Vegan Chorizo Taco Kits and Who Shot Ya Cocktail Kits are also available.

Address: Multiple locations, click here@la_carnita

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Antojo Tacos + Tequila (Halifax, NS)

Ready to get the” fiesta started Halifax? Antojo Tacos is serving up all the Mexican-inspired favourites for you to takeout and enjoy at home.

Enjoy selections like their Burrito Majados, Guac Smash Bowls, and Pre-Mix Margaritas!

Address: 1667 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS. @antojotacos