Seattle may not be the first city that comes to mind when Cinco de Mayo is mentioned, but the Emerald City does indeed know how to party on this awesome holiday. Seattle has numerous bars and restaurants where the spirit of May 5th will come alive, and here are five of the best that the Emerald City has to offer on Cinco de Mayo.
4307 Fremont Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103
The Fremont area of Seattle is home to a wide array of great nightlife. One of the best is Pecado Bueno, a Mexican bar that will be packed on Cinco de Mayo, and for good reason. The drinks are strong, the food is good, and the Reggae Mariachi band will have the place buzzing all day and night.
Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar
Trace Lofts — 1408 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122
The Trace Lofts may be a dream to live in, but the Mexican restaurant inside it will be a fiesta on Cinco de Mayo. Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar has become one of the most popular restaurants in the city thanks to its inspired Mexican cuisine and lively atmosphere that keeps folks coming bac for more.
Red Star Taco Bar
513 N. 36th St., Seattle, WA 98103
Every city needs a good taco bar and this Fremont establishment is among the best. Red Star Taco Bar has the city’s undivided attention during Cinco de Mayo thanks to its assortment of great tacos that few establishments in the Emerald City can beat.
Tenoch Mexican Grill
208 5th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98104
The International District truly lives up to its name with great cuisine from all over the world. This neighborhood also makes for a nice spot to celebrate Cinco de mayo, and the place to do it is at Tenoch Mexican Grill, which will be packed with revelers seeking the restaurant’s great cuisine and strong drinks to celebrate May 5th.
129 1st Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
We have saved the best Cinco de Mayo spot for last. Plaza Garibaldi, in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood, has one of the finest menus of Mexican cuisine in the city; and, to add more spice to your Cinco de Mayo celebration, there is a Karaoke area that may get a workout on May 5th.