Celebrate the day of Mexican cultural pride (May 5) with food and booze.

Eat, drink and be merry as Mexican heritage festival Cinco De Mayo (Spanish for fifth of May)—which commemorates the victory of Mexican troops over the French forces in the Battle of Puebla in 1862—rolls around this Saturday. Here's where to go to celebrate the occasion.

See also: 9 places to get amazing tacos in Bangkok

La Monita  

A barbecue from chefs Chalee Kader (100 Mahaseth) and Mauricio Rosales (El Osito), taco promotions, plus discounted booze and live DJ. Free entry, 5-11pm.

Mahutan Plaza, 888/25-26 Phloen Chit Rd., 02-650-9581



Buy-one-get-one on Mexican Collins drinks and tequila shots, plus half-price fish tacos until 10pm and a DJ set by Vatasso.  7pm till late.

50 Sathorn Soi 10, 02-235-4823


Touche Hombre

Complimentary mini tacos, margaritas for B200, live music and a pinata filled with more than just candy. 7pm-late.

72 Courtyard, 72 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7760



B1,290 gets you your choice of nachos, quesadilla or fajita plus two hours of free-flow margaritas.  From midday-11pm.

K Village, Sukhumvit Soi 26, 02-661-5227



Slanted Taco

Celebrate with two-for-one tacos (B80-90) and B199 mojitos. There will also be an El Diablo Burrito Challenge: finish the "spiciest burrito in Bangkok" in 15 minutes and get it on the house. From noon-midnight. 

16 Sukhumvit Soi 23, 02-258-0546



Charley Browns

Happy hours from 4-7pm with free tequila shots and a new taco menu. Expect Latin hip hop and reggaeton music with a pinata that can’t be missed.

G/F, iCheck Inn Hotel, 19/9-10 Sukhumvit Soi 19, 02-044-2553



The Mexican

Get 15-percent off your food bill, get a 100% blue agave Kha Reposado Mini Skull (50ml) Margarita, HabaRita or Snifter for B350 and keep the mini skull. From 11am-midnight

Rajah Hotel Complex, Sukhumvit Soi 2, 094-330-0390



Drinks starting at B150, a live Latin band and a DJ set to round out the night. Free entry, 8pm-late.
19 Sukhumvit Soi 18, 02-261-7100


Charoenkrung’s izakaya takes a Mexican detour with classic margaritas and fresh Latin beats. Make sure to get there early to grab a seat and try their secret menu. From 6pm-midnight.

672/49 Charoenkrung Soi 28, 061-558-7689