12 Best Cinco De Mayo Food Deals & Freebies For May 2023

Celebrate your fiesta this year with free food! 🌮

Cinco de Mayo 2023 is on Friday, May 5—and plenty of places are ready for you to celebrate with free food and drinks all weekend long. Enjoy your festive weekend without having to pay for a meal!

We’ve rounded up all the best food deals for Cinco de Mayo 2023. Whether is free tacos, discounted drinks, or all the chips and queso you can eat, we’ve got you covered. Scroll to plan your meals and start saving that $$$.


Members of the 7Rewards or Speedy Rewards loyalty program can snag 10 mini tacos for just $2. It’s available in-store now through Cinco de Mayo.


Snag $6 cocktails and beer at Applebee’s for Cinco de Mayo. The current Mucho Cocktails on the menu is a margarita with 1800 Reposado tequila, blue curaçao, passionfruit, pineapple, cherry, and lime; and a hybrid drink that’s part margarita part frozen daiquiri.

Bar Louie

On Cinco de Mayo only, Bar Louie offers up $7 Dos Sauza Margaritas during happy hour and 50% off bar bites (like chicken quesadillas).

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings has a whole timeline of specials available on Cinco de Mayo. Plan your meal accordingly so you get the deal you want the most!

  • $5 strawberry margaritas from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • $3 chips and salsa from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • $4 hatch chile queso from 9 p.m. to close
  • $4 chips and guacamole from 9 p.m. to close


Going on now through May 5, Chipotle is offering $0 delivery fees in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Use the promo code CINCO23 at checkout to cash in on the deal. ($10 minimum required)

El Pollo Loco

Members of the Loco Rewards program can get a free crunchy Birria Taco when they purchase any Shredded Beef Birria entrée on Cinco de Mayo.

Jack in the Box

If you’re a member of the Jack Pack loyalty program, you can get deals going on May 4 through May 7.

  • $3.50 breakfast burritos
  • $3.00 tiny tacos
  • 2 for $0.99 tacos

Miller’s Ale House

For the 21+ crowd, Miller’s Ale House is doing $2.99 margaritas all day on Cinco de Mayo. (Offer not available in Georgia)

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Another option for those of legal drinking age, grab a $6 Cinco ‘Rita at On The Border in honor of Cinco de Mayo.

Taco John’s

Bigger Bolder Rewards members are eligible for a free beef meat and potato burrito with any purchase on Friday. This also includes breakfast items!

Tijuana Flats

Going on all Cinco de Mayo weekend, Tijuana Flats is reducing the price of certain menu items to just $5. You can only snag the deal in-store, online, or via the Tijuana Flats Rewards app. The following items will be eligible for the discount:

  • Tijuana Trio
  • Dueling Queso
  • Chips and guac
  • Chips and queso
  • Margaritas
  • 2 for $5 beers
  • 2 for $5 Mexican Cokes


On Cinco de Mayo only, Zaxby’s is giving new members of their Zax Rewards program a free Big Zax Snak.

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