Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in DeSoto County

01 May / 2023

DeSoto County, Mississippi, has a plethora of Mexican restaurants and cantinas to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo, so come hungry (and thirsty!) on May 5, y’all. Here are a few restaurants to put on your radar.

Looking for a spicy good time? Maria’s Cantina is known for its signature margaritas, Tex-Mex flavor and endless fun. Plus, if you’re lucky, you can enjoy a spot on their coveted patio packed with misting fans – perfect for a hot Mississippi day!  

IMG_8746.pngIf you want to take your celebration to the next level, you can *literally* do so at Tekila Modern Mexican at Southaven’s Silo Square. The restaurant’s rooftop patio is the perfect spot for a summer selfie. And, its talented bartenders cruise around the restaurants with a mixology cart, so be ready for a cocktail-making show and a delicious sip. 

A little further South in Hernando, you’ll find several special places to get your Cinco de Mayo fill. For starters, you can find the small but mighty Blue Agave Mexican restaurant, as well as Guadalajara Grill and La Siesta.

If you’re traveling to Olive Branch, Cinco de Mayo Bar & Grill is a must. It’s the only place where you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo all year long! The newly opened Esmeralda’s Taco Shop offers a variety of different tacos, including tasty Birria and classic Street Tacos.  

Screenshot 2023-05-01 at 12.43.37 PM.pngEnd your evening with sweet Latin favorites from La Michoacana in Horn Lake, where they serve handcrafted popsicles, ice cream, sweet treats and more. 

Grab your friends and get ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with good food and good drinks from locally owned restaurants here at the top of the ‘Sip!