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Friday, May 4, 2012

Gut Check's Guide to Cinco de Mayo

Posted By on Fri, May 4, 2012 at 2:00 PM

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El Torito (2753 Cherokee Street; 314-771-8648): El Torito will be participating in Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo party, complete with parade, art, vendors and food and drink specials, as well as the week leading up to Cinco de Mayo with specials each day from Mon., Apr. 30 to Sat., May 5. The festivities on Saturday last from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., Free.

Flaco's Cocina (8400 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-395-4343): For Flaco's Cocina de Mayo party, there will be a large tent outside housing a satelitte bar and cooking demonstrations. Live music all day along with food and drink specials. Sat., May 5, 11 a.m.- 11 p.m., Free.

Garduno's Mexican Food (2737 Cherokee Street; 314-776-2315) : Garduno's will be participating in Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo party, complete with parade, art vendors, and food and drink specials. Sat., May 5, 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., Free.

Hacienda (9748 Manchester Road; 314-962-7100): Cinco de Mayo is an all-day affair at Hacienda, with live music all day and night, food and drink tents outside, a photo booth, free shuttle parking, giveaways, food and drink specials and more. Live music line-up: Uniamous at 1 p.m., Fresh Heir at 4:30 p.m., Adam's Apple at 8 p.m. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. Sat., May 5, Free.

Hispanic Festivals' Cinco de Mayo Village: The Florissant Civic Center will host this Cinco de Mayo Festival featuring dancing, children's activities, puppets, live music, food vendors and much more on Fri., May 4, and Sat., May 5. Admission is free.

La Tejana Taqueria (3149 North Lindbergh Boulevard; 314-291-8500): La Tejana will have food and drinks specials all day as well as live music. Sat., May 5, 10 a.m.- 9:30 p.m., Free.

Las Palmas (7356 Manchester Road; 314-645-3364): Las Palmas will have outdoor music and live music inside throughout the day. There will also be drink specials and giveaways. Sat., May 5, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Free.

Maya Cafe (2726 Sutton Avenue; 314-781-4774): Maya Cafe is celebrating Cinco de Mayo (or "Maya") Thurs., May 3 to Sat., May 5 with food and drink specials. 5-10 p.m., Free.

Milagro Modern Mexican (20 Allen Avenue; 314-962-4300): Half the parking lot will be closed for an outdoor party. There will be a taco eating contest, Mexican street food, margaritas, horchava snow cones, beer and live Latin beats by DJ Alejan. Sat., May 5, 12 p.m.- 10 p.m., Free.

Mi Ranchito (887 Kingsland Avenue University City, 314-863-1880): Mi Ranchito is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with food and drink specials all day. Sat., May 5, 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Free.

Nachomama's (9643 Manchester Road Rock Hill; 314-961-9110): Enjoy margaritas and music on Nachomama's outdoor patio. Sat., May 5, Free.

Rosalita's Cantina (1229 Washington Avenue; 314-621-2700): Rosalita's Cantina will be closing down Washington Avenue between Tucker and 13th Street for a two-day Cinco de Mayo celebration. There will be a large tent party with tables and an outdoor bar, live music, drink and food specials and activities from 5 to 12 p.m. on Fri., May 4, and from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. on Sat., May 5. Free.

Senor Pique (14870 Manchester Road; 636-394-3455): Z107.7 FM will be broadcasting live and there will be live music from Rio Rock Band starting at 1 p.m. on Sat., May 5. Tequila Cazadores Girls and Bacardi Girls will be partying at the fiesta, which begins at 11 a.m. and includes food and drink specials, live music, giveaways and prizes. Free.

Siete Luminarias (2818 Cherokee Street; 314-932-1333): Dine on pambazos, flautas, tamales and much more at Siete Luminarias Cinco de Mayo event on Sat., May 5, from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Taqueria la Pasadita (23356 Woodson Road; 314-428-3832): For the Cinco de Mayo fiesta Taqueria la Pasadita will have drink and food specials all day. Sat., May 5, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Free.

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