The annual fiesta on May 5 takes place in commemoration of Mexican heritage
The holiday observes the Mexican army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The day is celebrated with festive attire, parades and heaps of mouthwatering bites. Make your way over to these restaurants in Dubai to join in the festivities with exciting offers.
Hotel Cartagena, JW Marriott Marquis
This city hotspot has created a two-hour party menu of homemade quesadillas and free-flowing punchy sips. Enjoy your beverages in flavours such as jalapeño, tropical pineapple and habanero or watermelon; while quesadillas are stuffed with a choice of chicken, beef or veggies.
May 5 from 6:30-8:30pm. AED220 per person (unlimited, two hours). Call +9714 560 1799 or visit the website.
Maya Mexican Kitchen + Bar, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa
The restaurant invites diners to participate in a feast of traditional flavours from across Mexico. The menu features a delightful selection of dining options including guacamole and nachos, tostadas, flautas, tacos and more. Beverages include special smoky, chipotle-infused sips and Mexican hops.
May 5 from 7pm-12am. AED25 onwards (per beverage) and AED195 (antojitos sharing platter and pitcher of beverage), AED210 (bucket of five hops). Call +9714 316 5550 or visit the website.
Toro Toro, Grosvenor House Dubai
Turn up the fun with a selection of Mexican dishes alongside delightful beverages. The lively setting, decorated in vibrant Mexican party accessories invites diners to indulge in fresh guacamole prepared tableside, tacos and lime-infused beverages. Leave with a fun, small cactus plant takeaway in a paper bag as the evening comes to an end.
May 5 to 6 from 7pm-12am. AED99 per person (inclusive of four tacos and two beverages). Call +9714 317 6000 or visit the website.
Look forward to an afternoon-evening fiesta at The Atrium’s Latin American & Mexican eatery. Bites include chicken pozole, chorizo and beans, cheese empanadas, shrimp quesadilla and ceviche tostada. For mains, tuck into carne asada, Veracruzana fish or chicken pastor tacos; and end on a sweet note with churros and vanilla ice cream.
May 7 from 1-6pm. AED150 per person (inclusive of soft beverages) and AED250 per person (inclusive of house beverages for four hours). Call +9714 437 0044
Visit the venue for a parade of colourful Mexican-fusion dishes. The day features plates of avocado, edamame and mango chaat, tahini nachos chaat, Cheetos elote, shredded lamb quesadilla and avo de Mexico maki.
Wasl 51, May 5 from 12-11pm. AED39 onwards. Call +97155 9610 966 or visit the website.
Hotfoot to the all-day dining restaurant and café for exclusive Cinco de Mayo dishes available for three days only. Enjoy a sizzling pan of Mexican-inspired chicken or angus striploin beef fajitas.
May 4 to 6. AED69 per dish. The Beach JBR from 7am-9pm, call +9714 430 7252 or City Walk from 7am-8pm, call +9714 240 6877.
Taqado Mexican Kitchen
Staying in to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Order your favourites from Taqado via Deliveroo, and receive a complimentary Bolas de Furia (power balls). The new fusion item specially created for the occasion contains dates, chillies and nuts and are topped with chilli and chipotle for that extra kick. A nutritious and protein-filled snack to energise your day.
May 5. Order on Deliveroo