5 under-the-radar places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in St. Louis

If you haven’t made plans to visit Cinco de Mayo, it’s not too late. There are a number of places to party beyond the usual suspects, such as the Hacienda in Rock Hill (margaritas and specialty drinks from 11am to 10pm), Rosalitas Cantina in downtown, and Des Peres (where you can get takeaway orders if that’s your request I can’t find a spot on the terraces or inside), Amigo Joe’s on The Hill (with specialty drinks all day plus live music from 6pm to 10pm), Mission Taco Joint, and Chevy’s Fresh Mex (with taco -Specials and a live mariachi band from 4pm to 6pm). Here are five more places to toast on May 5th.

1. St. Louis Union Station: The Cinco De Mayo Fiesta includes a selection of new Anheuser-Busch products in the historic carriages, a ride on the St. Louis Wheel and 18 holes of mini golf, as well as Cinco de Mayo-themed games, retail items and photo opps. The Train Shed will then offer ticket guests a 20 percent discount on food and drinks. (This event is open to guests age 21 and older.) Tickets are $ 35 per person and the event will run from 5pm to 8pm

2. Authentic Mexican Food from Lucha: At this location in the Grand Center, you can order street tacos for $ 2 or three-piece flautas locas (served in a bowl with salad and green salsa for $ 4, plus specials on margaritas, cantarito cocktails, and beer.

3. The crazy donkey: The lively restaurant, with locations in the Central West End and downtown, offers free tequila samples and specialties all day.

4. Malinche: A five-course meal and two handcrafted cocktails can be ordered at Ellisville Restaurant for $ 85 per person. Four seats available.

5. El Paisano Mexican Restaurant: The South City restaurant has specials for shots, margarita jugs, and beer buckets.

Do you know of any other great Cinco de Mayo specials in St. Louis? Share in the comments below.

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