Cinco de Mayo 2016: 25 bars ideal for a celebration this weekend
May 5, 2016 - bbq set
Cinco de Mayo. It’s a unaccepted kick-off celebration for a summer. It’s that impulse in a commencement of May when we forget about a stormy days, and a unseasonably cold weather. (Well, theoretically anyway.) It’s also a day we unequivocally like Corona and tequila.
So we’ve put together a list of 25 spots that will be channeling a suggestion of Mexico — whether it be on a day itself, or this weekend. Obviously, these are usually 25 locations out of a large bars and restaurants in a Garden State. So, if we know of a Cinco de Mayo party not listed here, greatfully feel giveaway to let us know in a comments section.
And remember greatfully make certain we have a float home or a designated motorist if we conduct out drinking.
RANCHERO CANTINA: The North Jersey cantina famous for a BBQ and Mexican transport will be portion adult a fiesta from 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. on Thursday. The song starts during 7 p.m. with a accordion-driven rope Villa Vallenato. They will be followed by a blues and despondency outfit, Pablo’s Mojo Magnifico. 214 Kinderkamack Road, Emerson. 201-523-9250.
HOUSE OF QUE: Hoboken’s residence of grill will be doing Cinco de Mayo all day prolonged on Thursday. Outside of food specials, they’ll be doing $5 Don Julio Margaritas, $5 Don Julio shots, and and $5 Texas Nachos. There will be $25 buckets of Corona or Dos Equis as good as song from DJ Era. 340 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken. 201-706-8755.
CHEVY’S: The Clifton-based authorization will have tres fiestas for Cinco de Mayo. On Thursday, they will have an outward tent celebration with DJ Lu spinning song commencement during 4 p.m. On Friday, a tent earnings with even some-more fun. DJ Dave will spin during 4 p.m., and he’ll be scoring a automatic longhorn roving contests that will take place from 5 – 8 p.m. Saturday concludes a outward fiesta as DJ Dave spins during 3 p.m., afterwards MC Bacardi Ardi takes over with fun and games during 4 p.m. Beginning during 5 p.m., a renouned cover act Big Bang Baby will perform compartment a night ends. 365 Route 3, Clifton. 973-777-6277.
MOTHER’S ALE HOUSE: 105.5 WDHA will promote live from Mother’s Ale House on Cinco de Mayo. Longtime DHA jock Curtis Kay will horde a celebration that will underline Corona and Corona Light specials during a bar. Attendees can measure tickets to see guitar black Lita Ford during The Starland Ballroom in Sayreville on Aug 11 or Generation Axe (featuring Steve Vai, and Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde) during The Count Basie Theater in Red Bank on May 9. 95 Mountainview Boulevard, Wayne. 973-633-7400.
REIGN: It’ll be “Cinco de Camilo” on Friday during Hoboken’s nightclub. Hot 97 FM and Roc Nation mixmaster “The Heavy Hitter” DJ Camilo will be in a brew via a night. DJ GKidd and DJ RBI will also be spinning. Friday’s during Reign is Ladies Night, so any ladies on a guest list will get in for free. Ladies can also suffer half cost drinks until midnight. Doors open during 10 p.m. and a bar is open until 3 a.m. 90-92 River Street, Hoboken. 201-932-5381.
CHEVY’S: Chevy’s in Linden will be carrying dos fiestas to applaud Cinco de Mayo. On Thursday, there will be an outward celebration starting during 3 p.m. There will be a dual for $5 taco special (chicken or beef), $5 Corona Lights, sangrias, and margaritas on a rocks, and $4 Yuenglings and Coors Lights. These specials are usually accessible outside. DJ Dave will spin starting during 4 p.m. On Saturday, DJ Lou will spin starting during 4 p.m. 1150 Stiles Street, Linden. 908-862-9800.
IRON BAR: The Morristown bar with dual levels and 3 bedrooms will have some high specials for Cinco de Mayo. Their “After Work Hour” will run from 3 – 9 p.m. All day specials during a Iron Bar embody $5 nachos, $4 tequila shots, $3 Coronas, and $2 tacos. Starting during 9 p.m., congregation can sequence adult $1 Coors Lights, $1 Yuenglings, $2 domestic bottles, $3 import bottles, $3 residence churned drinks, $4 Cuervo Cinge shots, and $5 3 Olives Vodka drinks. 92.3 AMP Radio mixmaster DJ David S will be spinning his overwhelming mixes via a night. 5 South Street, Morristown. 973-455-7111.
ON THE BORDER: This cantina is claiming to be chuck one of a biggest Cinco de Mayo parties in New Jersey on Thursday. There will be an indoor/outdoor celebration starting during 5 p.m. with a triple hazard of celebration — DJ Billy Reybert, MC Bacardi, and a cover rope Big Bang Baby. South of a Border will be portion adult their classical dishes and margaritas via a day. 51 Route 1 South, New Brunswick. 732-979-2192.
OLD BAY: Just since they’ve got a New Orleans thesis doesn’t meant they don’t know how to have a party. On Thursday, a Old Bay will have a giveaway Mexican-style smorgasboard from 5 -7 p.m. There’s $6 margaritas served all day long. Corona and Modelo drafts will be $3, while El Jimador shots are $4. There will be song from a furious El Noordzo (7- 10 p.m.) and DJ Jeffro (10:30 p.m. – close). 61 Church Street, New Brunswick. 732-246-3111.
RIVER AND RAIL CANTINA: The Cranford-based cantina is flattering hyped for a “holiday weekend.” On Thursday, from 7 – 9 p.m. there will be a live mariachi band followed by a Corona bicycle giveaway during 9 p.m. On Friday, there will be a tequila tasting lunch, some-more mariachi song from 7 – 9 p.m., and a live cover rope during 10 p.m. Saturday is a large day as it’s “Family Day,” with a asperse tank, dickey roving (12 – 4 p.m.), face portrayal (12 – 3 p.m.), and automatic longhorn roving (4 – 8 p.m.). 230 South Avenue E, Cranford. 908-922-4300.
CASA COMIDA: On Thursday, 95.9 WRAT‘s Jimmy Steal will promote live from a bar. He’ll be personification games, and giving divided tickets to see Appetite for Destruction (a GNR reverence band) at The Starland Ballroom in Sayreville on May 13, as good as NJ Lottery scratch-offs and T-shirts. They will also be entering people to win tickets to see Rob Zombie and Korn at a PNC Bank Arts Center this summer. The bar will be portion adult $2.50 Coronas, and $3.25 residence solidified margaritas. Craig Daniel and The Distractions will perform their annual Cinco de Mayo show. On Saturday, a festivities continue with $2.50 Corona, Corona Lights, Negra Modelos, and Modelo Especials bottles. 336 Branchport Avenue, Long Branch. 732-229-7774.
JENKS: The seminal Point Pleasant Beach bar will lift on a grand Ocean County tradition Cinco de Mayo weekend, personification horde to Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime on Saturday. Badfish will be behaving Sublime’s classical self-titled album, that turns 20 years aged this year. Opening adult for Badfish will be Backyard Superheroes and StoneBaby. There will be $4 margaritas, $4 Heinekens, and $3 Bud, Bud Light, and Bud Light Limes served during a bar. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 during a door. 300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach. 732-899-0569.
10TH AVENUE BURRITO COMPANY: The Belmar-based Mexican grill usually got their anniversary wine permit and are going to go all out for Cinco. The doors open during 11 am., with East Side Dave of 95.9’s Morning Rat Race hosting a day. There will be Corona specials via a day, and fun and games celebrating Mexico’s Independence. There will be a giveaway to WWE’s “Extreme Rules” pay-per-view during a Prudential Center in Newark that happens after this month. 801 Belmar Plaza, Belmar. 732-280-1515.
SPICY CANTINA: The Shore’s nation hire Thunder 106 will have DJ Chris VanZant broadcasting live from 3 – 7 p.m. Spicy favorites, a acoustic twin C.O.A.L.G. will be behaving a set starting during 6 p.m. The night will finish with a DJ spinning until a bar closes. 500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights. 732-793-4777.
ESCONDIDO MEXICAN CUISINE TEQUILA BAR: Freehold’s Mexican oasis will chuck an all-day party, with WRAT’s Steve Hook broadcasting live from 1 – 3 p.m. He will be giving divided tickets to see a Lakewood BlueClaws as good as Appetite for Destruction during Starland Ballroom. There will be games via a day, including WRAT’s Corona Cinco de Mayo spelling bee and a Mexican bean flip. Escondido encourages families come out to a celebration not usually for a food, though they will have a wizard behaving from 6 – 8 p.m. 402 West Main Street, Freehold. 732-577-0200.
ATLANTIC CITY SOUTH JERSEY
DISTRITO: The Jose Garces grill and bar will be celebrating Cinco with food, drink, and music. There will be $2 Tecates, $5 Feliz margaritas, $7 Patron margaritas, $6 Patron shots and happy hour splash specials from 3 p.m. to close. Foodwise, Distrito will have tasty taco specials. 400 West Route 38, Moorestown. 856-252-0300.
CASA TACO TEQUILA BAR: This cantina located in a Tropicana boasts over 100 agave tequilas and is prepared to stone for Cinco. The kitchen will be promulgation adult duck or beef “nachos mixto” ($12), duck sopes with tortilla soup ($8), a Molcajete play ($28), duck or beef chimichangas ($12, $14), and tres leches ($6). Behind a bar, there are happy hour specials all day, $9 margaritas, and a $30 Hornitos tequila shot bowl. A live mariachi rope performs from 5 – 8 p.m., and a DJ spins from 8 p.m. to close. 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City. 609-343-9938.
DON PABLO’S: The grill famous for “Big Tex and Bold Mex” will be portion adult $2.99 Pabloritas, $2 Corona bottles, and half-off queso, queso blanco, and glow bean drop bowls. These are a specials that can be found in all Don Pablo’s locations. However, any plcae will have a possess bar and food specials. 1361 Nixon Drive, Moorestown. 856-642-610 | 1860 Deptford Center Road, Deptford. 856-374-3841.
LOS AMIGOS: It’s a whole week of Cinco parties during Los Amigos in Atlantic City and West Berlin. On Thursday, there will be reward tequila specials, a special Cinco de Mayo menu, promotions, giveaways, and a raffle basket. On Friday and Saturday, Cinco splash specials will continue during a bar. On Mother’s Day, there will be fajita specials. 1926 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City. 609-344-2293 | 461 Route 73 North, West Berlin. 856-767-5216.
TORTILLA PRESS CANTINA: Cinco de Mayo will be distinguished during a Tortilla Press Cantina with $3.50 Coronas, $5 “Full Press” 100% Blue Agave margaritas, and $17 buckets of Corona. There will be specialty tequila served behind a bar, including pineapple cilantro and strawberry basil house-infused tequilas. There will also be song from a Unstoppable Hack Beats. 716 Maple Avenue, Merchantville. 856-356-2050.
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