The Tour de Margarita: 5 Places to Get Boozy Drinks for Cinco de Mayo

You can get this “historic” beverage at virtually any Mexican restaurant in the city. If tradition is your thing, you’d be hard pressed to find a better straight up, old fashioned margarita than the one at Fuego inside the Maya Hotel. However, these five spots veer from the path of margaritas past, presenting interesting takes on the classic. While they are a departure from your abuelo’s margarita, these are five cocktails you should give a whirl this Cinco de Mayo.

Cinco de Mayo: A History Obscured by Beers and Burritos

Margaritas, mariachis and Mexican food. This alliterative trio has become the foundation of what is the biggest Mexican holiday not really celebrated in Mexico. Yes, you are free to imbibe on cervezas and tequila on Cinco de Mayo, but that doesn’t mean you’re celebrating Mexican independence.