Cinco de Mayo Menu Inspiration

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Cinco de Mayo Menu Inspiration- Recipes to help you celebrate. Drinks, Appetizers, Meals and Desserts to inspire you this holiday.

Cinco de Mayo Menu

I am a huge fan of any and all foods Mexican and Tex-Mex inspired. If my husband and I get away for a date night, I always choose our local Mexican restaurant.  I will be celebrating with a few of these yummy recipes on my Cinco de Mayo Menu. Hope you enjoy!

Ingredients you might need for some of these recipes

  • Tortillas
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Cheese
  • Beans
  • Cilantro
  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Tortilla Chips
  • Tequila
  • Limes

Cinco de Mayo Menu Drinks

Start off the evening with one of these refreshing Mexican drinks. Any one of these would be the perfect addition to your Cinco de Mayo menu.

A picture of strawberry margaritas, mojito, sunrise and margaritas

Cinco de Mayo Menu Appetizers

The California Avocado Commission reports that 81 million  pounds of avocados are consumed on May 5th!! This means lots of guacamole on the Cinco de Mayo menu!! Here are a few of my favorite appetizers.

A picture of salsa, taquitos, mexican corn and dip

Cinco De Mayo Menu Main Meal

All of these main course meals will have your fiesta poppin. Flavorful and delicious, they are sure to satisfy.

Cinco de Mayo menu desserts

Cinco de Mayo Menu Dessert

You have to round our your Cinco de Mayo menu with some festive desserts. From fried ice cream to churro cupcakes, you are sure to find something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

And just for fun here are a few Cinco de Mayo Facts

Cinco de Mayo Facts

  • Cinco de Mayo is an annual holiday that is celebrated May 5th. It is a celebration that recognizes the Mexican army victory over the French army in 1862.
  • The Mexican army won this particular battle but did not win the war.
  • This is not a holiday to celebrate Mexico’s independence.


Thank you for visiting Food Lovin’ Family! With 3 kids I know it can be hard getting food on the table. Here you will find easy and delicious recipes that the whole family will enjoy.

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  1. So much Cinco de Mayo inspiration here! Thanks so much for including my Pineapple Jalapeno Margaritas! 🙂