2021 Best Cinco de Mayo Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in LA

Despite being outnumbered and underequipped, the Mexican Army led by General Ignacio Zaragoza triumphed over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Each year on Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May"), revelers raise margaritas and celebrate this underdog victory.

Check out GAYOT's Top Cinco de Mayo Restaurants in Los Angeles, presented in alphabetical order.

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Bar Ama
13/20
Tex-Mex cuisine in downtown Los Angeles from chef Josef Centeno. See More
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Casa Vega
13/20
A popular Mexican eatery with strong margaritas, plus quesadillas, chile rellenos and oversized burritos. See More
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El Tejano
QB
Enjoy games like corn hole along with Tex-Mex food at this rowdy North Hollywood restaurant. See More
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Lunetta
14/20
Seasonal California fare in Santa Monica from chef Raphael Lunetta. See More
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NUEVA
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Contemporary Mexican cantina with outdoor dining in Marina Del Rey. See More
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Petite Taqueria
14/20
Modern Mexican restaurant in West Hollywood. See More

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Playa Amor
14/20
Chef Thomas Ortega’s quasi-hidden Mexican eatery garners plenty of attention through its modern Mexican cuisine. See More
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Red O
13/20
Dine with a backdrop of palm trees and the ocean at chef Rick Bayless’s modern Mexican restaurant in Santa Monica. See More
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Sausal
14/20
"Nuevo rancho cuisine" from chef Anne Conness in El Segundo. See More
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SOL Cocina Playa Vista
13/20
Baja-style Mexican food in Playa Vista. See More

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