Cantina Laredo, located in the heart of River North, will hold a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Friday, May 5. The annual fiesta will feature modern Mexican cuisine, music by DJ Todd Rocheford (12-8 p.m.) and mucho margaritas. In addition to Cantina Laredo's extensive margarita menu, three special 'ritas will be offered for the occasion: Tajin Watermelon 'Rita ($5 each on 5/5); La Favorita ($12); and Blood Orange 'Rita ($12).
Prefer to celebrate with a cerveza? Guests may enjoy a bevy of Mexican brews for $3 each (Corona Extra; Corona Light; Dos XX Amber; Dos XX Lager; Modelo Especial; Negra Modelo; Pacifico; Tecate). Chef Cruz Almanza’s lunch, dinner and lounge menus (featuring table-side guacamole, ceviche, tacos, fajitas, enchiladas and more) will be offered all day.
Cinco de Mayo Margaritas
available for a limited time
Tajin Watermelon ‘Rita Sauza Cucumber Chili Tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, Monin Agave Syrup, triple sec, fresh lemon and lime, served with a Tajin-Himalayan sea salt rim and watermelon cubes $12 ($5 each on 5/5)
La Favorita Espolón Reposado Tequila, fresh orange juice and margarita mix, topped with a Grand Marnier lime boat float $12
Blood Orange ‘Rita 1800 Silver Tequila, Cointreau Orange Liqueur, Monin Blood Orange Syrup, margarita mix and cranberry juice, topped with a dehydrated blood orange slice $12