Cinco de Mayo 2022: 5 places to get food, drink deals

Want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with tasty food and drinks but need to stick to a budget? You’re in luck: Many restaurants are offering freebies and discounts in honor of the Mexican holiday.

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Here are five deals you won’t want to miss:

Note: Please be aware that some locations may not be participating in the following promotions. Call ahead to ensure that your nearest store is offering the deal.

1. Chili’s

On Thursday, participating locations are offering $5 deals on drinks, including select draft imports and the Presidente, Cheers to Patrón, Cuervo Blue and Frose margaritas.

2. Chipotle Mexican Grill

Feel like avoiding the crowds and enjoying your meal at home? Chipotle is offering free delivery for orders placed through its website or app through Friday. To get the deal, use the promo code DELIVER at checkout.

3. El Pollo Loco

The fire-grilled chicken chain is partnering with Tapatío to give customers a free, limited-edition bottle of the hot sauce with each order placed via the El Pollo Loco website or app on Thursday. Participating restaurants also will offer two premium tacos for $5 on the holiday, and the chain will be giving away “unique prizes” on its Instagram page, according to a news release. Meanwhile, online customers can score a $10 bonus card with a $50 e-gift card purchase through Thursday.

4. Moe’s Southwest Grill

Rewards club members can earn five times the points on orders placed online, via the app or in restaurants Thursday, according to the chain’s website.

5. On the Border

Patrons can get a Grande House ‘Rita for $5 at participating locations Thursday. The chain also will offer Grand Marnier drink specials, according to the On the Border website.