A Day in North Myrtle Beach for Cinco de Mayo

Would you like to exchange an ordinary Friday at home for a weekend party at the beach?


Cinco de Mayo lands on a Friday this year, and that’s excellent news. Whether you’re down for a day trip to North Myrtle Beach or a weeklong celebration, you’re in for a treat. This is a fun holiday to celebrate as spring weather encroaches and the good times roll.


Here’s where to fiesta in North Myrtle Beach.

5 de Mayo Mexican Restaurant in and Near North Myrtle Beach

It doesn’t take a deep analysis of the name to know this is the place to be! You’ll find fast service and delicious food, at exceptional value. It’s as local and excellent as it gets! Revel in a beautiful atmosphere and happy people.


RECOMMENDED: On Cinco de Mayo, enjoy drink specials all day. Try their famous Margarita Lime or your choice of domestic and imported beers.

Nacho Hippo

The main attraction here is the daily festive atmosphere, heightened for Cinco de Mayo. Opt for a Tuna Taco or a standard such as the Chicken Quesadilla. Either way, you’ll celebrate in delicious ways here.


RECOMMENDED: Pair your meal with an Uptown Margarita. It’s 1800 silver tequila, margarita mix, and a Grand Marnier floater.

Roca Roja Cantina

This place is a lock for tequila flights with some of the world’s finest selections. Enjoy Mexican street corn, queso, salsa, and homemade tortilla chips all around. Come for live music, and return Sunday for brunch! Servings are as generous as they are delicious at Roca Roja.


RECOMMENDED: Get a House Margarita flavored, frozen, or both. Either way, it comes with cimarron reposado, blended family triple sec, and more.

Nacho Hippo drinks

Taco Mundo Kitchen y Cantina

Add some spice to your Cinco de Mayo celebration by enjoying some Tex-Mex zing at Barefoot Landing. This place comes to life every year on May 5! Taco Mundo is proof you can be festive and family-oriented.


RECOMMENDED: Their premium tacos are unforgettable. Picanha Chimichurri, BBQ Southern Brisket, Kimchi Beef … it’s quite a lineup!

Local on the Water

For a mosaic of options on a festive day, hit the waterfront. You’ve got live music, daily specials, and nachos and mahi tacos. With vegetarian options and a welcoming atmosphere for kids, it’s the ideal place for Cinco de Mayo.


RECOMMENDED: Celebrate in a different way, with a bottle of Cape Heights Sauvignon Blanc. Or a local Moscow Mule cocktail.

Picture of the ocean front towers at north beach resort and villas

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