Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Westchester

by Katie Schlientz
cinco de mayo

Want to celebrate cinco de mayo, but not sure where to go? If you are interested in…

A Tequila Tasting

Head to: MTK Tavern

With over 50 tequilas and several different margaritas to choose from, the Mount Kisco tavern has you covered. Pair it with the taco trio ($12) and make sure to have a designated driver on hand!

{30 East Main St., Mount Kisco, 914-218-3334, mtktavern.com}


mambo 64 tuckahoe

Mucho Celebrations

Head to: Mambo 64

If you’ve been to the Latino tapas restaurant, you’re already in love with Chef Arlen Gargagliano and her delicious tapas. But swing by eatery at 8 p.m. today, and watch the chef as she reinvents the cupcake, competing on the Food Network’s Rewrapped.

{64 Main St., Tuckahoe, 914-222-9964, mambo64.com}


Meeting a senior or senorita

Head to: Bartaco

While their “Bartaco Cinco” party was yesterday, swing by the Port Chester singles hot spot for some of their baja fish or pork belly tacos ($2.50 each).

{1 Willett Ave., Port Chester, 914-937-8226, bartaco.com}


A Frugal Fiesta Hour

Head to: Blue Moon Mexican Cafe

With $3 beer and sangria specials, and $5 margaritas, you can easily pick up the tab on a few rounds with friends during the “Fiesta Hour”  (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.). Gabbers beware—the mariachi band goes on at 5:30 p.m.

{7 Pondfield Rd., Bronxville, 914-337-4000, bluemoonmexicancafe.com}

palomino larchmont

Live Music

Head to: Palomino

Chef Rafael Palomino offers authentic Mexican cuisine and tunes in an elegant atmosphere (pictured above). An order of stuffed jalanpeño peppers and a blood orange margaritas will set you back a mere $10. The fiesta begins at 4 p.m.

{141 Chatsworth Ave., Larchmont, 914-630-7871, palominolarchmont.com}


Farm to Table

Head to: Tomatillo

With the tagline “Farm to Taco,” it’s not hard to figure out Tomatillo’s gameplan—offering Mexican fare made with local ingredients. One bite of the Bison quesadillas ($9.95), and you’ll be hooked.

{13 Cedar St., Dobbs Ferry, 914-478-2300, www.mexchester.com}

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