Cinco de Mayo is usually the time to head to your favorite taco restaurant and order a bundle of food to celebrate the Mexian celebration. But with many restaurants remaining closed for dine-in, Americans might have to celebrate differently this year.
Luckily, many food establishments have had to adjust to the restrictions around the COVID-19 pandemic. Restaurants such as Chipotle and On the Border are offering discounts and bundles to celebrate the holiday, which commemorates the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
The year is coincidentally doubling down on the festivities by celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Taco Tuesday.
Many Cinco de Mayo deals require delivery apps, such as Uber Eats, Grubhub and others as many restaurants are still operating with takeout and delivery.
Participation can vary by location. To be on the safe side, check with your closest location before ordering online.
Baja Fresh: For Cinco de Mayo, eClub members and social media followers of the brand can enjoy a Buy One Burrito, Get One Burrito for 50% off offer on May 5 only. Customers will need to use the special offer code BFMAYBOGO when ordering their meal for delivery or takeout on BajaFresh.com, or show their offer email at checkout.
Chipotle: Chipotle is celebrating Cinco de Mayo by offering free Queso Blanco and extending its free delivery offer through May 10. Customers ordering digitally via the Chipotle app or Chipotle.com can use promo code QUESO55 at checkout to receive free Queso Blanco when it is added to an entrée on May 5.
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Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen: On Tuesday, guests can enjoy Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen's Texas Margarita to go for $4.99. To order, visit Cheddars.com and call the restaurant to place an order.
California Pizza Kitchen: From April 29 to May 5, customers can get a taco kit that comes with cilantro, limes, tomatoes, peppers, onion, black beans, cheese, tortillas, and a choice of protein. And for margarita lovers, the restaurant is offering pitchers for $32.
Corona: Get free delivery on all food, drinks and convenience orders placed on May 5 between 10 A.M. and 11:59 P.M. local time with the code CINCO AT HOME at checkout. Customers must place their orders on Postmates.
D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches: For Cinco de Mayo, D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches is taking offering 20% off an entire order with code 7537. Customers can order online by visiting www.dangelos.com.
Jack in the Box: The fast food chain Jack in the Box will be offering two free tacos with any $15 minimum purchase on UberEats and GrubHub. The offer is valid from May 5-10.
Moe's Southwest Grill: On May 5, Moe's Southwest Grill is offering free delivery on purchases of $10 or more made through the restaurant's app and website.
On The Border: Hungry customers can already start ordering On the Border's Cinco de Mayo family meals for $25. The "Cinco in a Bag" includes: Taco Family Meal with seasoned ground beef, a bowl of queso, On the Border swag, and five themed cups. Customers can add alcohol, dessert or more food to their bag.
Papa Gino's Pizzeria: On May 5, Papa Gino's Pizzeria is offering a 15% off discount on online orders using code 7832. Customers can order online by visiting www.papaginos.com.
Taco Bell: Starting today, Taco Bell will be selling DIY taco kits nationwide to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The offer is available via delivery and contactless drive-thrus for a limited time.
Taco Cabana: Get margaritas, nachos and soda for a special price this Cinco de Mayo. Taco Cabana is offering a gallon of on-the-rocks lime, strawberry or mango margaritas for $34.99 and Grande Nachos for $9.49. Guests can order by visiting www.olo.tacocabana.com/
Torchy's Tacos: Get discounted family packs and margarita kits this Cinco de Mayo at Torchy's Tacos. Family Packs go from $25, while the Margaritas to-go are $40. Customers can order online by visiting www.torchystacos.com.
Yard House: This Cinco de Mayo, Yard House is offering two types of margaritas available to-go for $6 each. To view the menu and place an order, visit YardHouse.com.
YaVe Tequila: Free shipping is available by using the code "UNLOCK" on ReserveBar.