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Cinco de Mayo in the Neighborhood

Posted by: The Lafayette Hotel
02 May
Cinco de Mayo | North Park, San Diego | The Lafayette Hotel

Neighboring North Park is lucky to have an incredible selection of Mexican restaurants that offer authentic and delicious cuisine and are the perfect spots to enjoy a taco and margarita in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. But before you head out to explore stop by Hope 46 restaurant for one of our famous margaritas or festive cocktail of your choice!

City Tacos

City Tacos is dedicated to combining traditional Mexican recipes with California flavors to make their tacos unique and delicious. They offer meat, fish, vegetarian and Paeo offerings- so there is sure to be something for everyone. Round off your meal with a Mexican beer or one of their signature churros- you won't regret it!

Must Try: Carne Asada Tacos, Borrego Tacos

El Zarape Restaurant

El Zarape Restaurant is not just another taco spot. Their menu features an array traditional Mexican flavors and dishes, including their lobster burrito, which has been rated the 21st best in the country. From tacos, to quesadillas, burritos, daily specials, and their special Michelada, El Zarape has everything you need for a great Cinco de Mayo.

Must Try: Fish Tacos, Lobster Burrito, and Rolled Tacos

El Comal

El Comal has been providing quality and delicious food to North Park  for over 18 years. A family owned and operated business, El Comal dedicates themselves to creating fresh and authentic Mexican food made with love and care. Their extensive food and drink menu features local favorites including Grilled Fish Tacos, Red Mole Enchiladas, and traditional horchata. Grab your best fiesta hat and join us for a special Cinco de Mayo event!

Must Try: Grilled Fish Tacos and Red Mole Enchiladas

The Taco Stand

Inspired by the taco stands of Tijuana, The Taco Stand aims to bring the Baja quality and experience north of the border. Featuring high quality ingredients, handmade tortillas, and guacamole and salsa made fresh daily, The Taco Stand has quickly gained popularity and now has more than 8 locations-- including one in North Park. In addition to tacos and burritos, The Taco Stand also offers a selection of authentic Mexican popsicles, refreshments, beer, and churros.

Must Try: Al Pastor Taco


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