Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Pensacola Beach
For those staying on Pensacola Beach, create your own Cinco de Mayo celebration with a taco crawl! There are so many delicious restaurants on Pensacola Beach that you’d be remiss not to try them all. Start at Native Cafe and treat yourself to either the Florida Fish Tacos, Shrimp Tacos, or Native Tacos. Shaggy’s on Pensacola Beach features Beach Tacos, served with either fresh fish or shrimp, fried or grilled. With an extensive margarita list to boot, you’ll be as happy as a clam!
Two more delicious spots for tacos on Pensacola Beach are Red Fish Blue Fish and The Grand Marlin. At Red Fish Blue Fish, it’s “taco time” with fish, steak, or shrimp tacos. The steak tacos are the perfect way to enjoy tacos on Cinco de Mayo, with three skirt steak tacos, tomatillo salsa, marinated radish slaw, pickled onions, diced tomato, and crumbled cotija cheese, served in warm corn or flour tortillas. At The Grand Marlin, you must try the Blackened Fish Tacos, featuring white corn tortillas, pepper jack cheese, jalapeno slaw, pico de gall, avocado, and chipotle aioli.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Gulf Shores
Meanwhile, over in Gulf Shores, keep the Cinco de Mayo fiesta going all weekend long at Margarita Loca Bar & Grill. From Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 5th, they’re offering 10% off all entrees along with drink specials and an inflatable bounce house for kids on May 5th! Another local favorite in Gulf Shores is Bar 45, who will be hosting their own Cinco de Mayo festival all day long on May 5th. Come out for live music, dancing, festive food, and more!