Wednesday

Wednesday is Cinco de Mayo and now that Covid restrictions have been lifted, restaurants all over So Cal are offering indoor, outdoor and take-out specials to celebrate the holiday.

Lanea Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with All You Can Eat Street Tacos and Cazadores Cocktails

Santa Monica’s Lanea Cocktail Bar is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with All-You-Can-Eat Barbakush Street Tacos and two Cazadores Cocktails for $20! Get ready to sink your teeth into Lanea’s signature tacos including: the Barbacoa, Asada, Cesina, Pollo, Pescado con Mango, Camaron Con Mango, Beyond Meat, and the Vegetarian (spinach and mushrooms). Wash down the tacos, with  two of Lanea’s delicious Cazadores Cocktails including the Margarita and the SOCALienta Margarita. Open for indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery. $20; Wednesday, 4 – 9:30 pm (60-minute table limit); 217 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 424.265.7437

Gracias Madre Cinco de Mayo Party Kit

WeHo vegan eatery Gracias Madre is launching a special Cinco de Mayo Party Kit. Each kit comes with:, 4 Canned Margaritas, Guacamole, Salsa/Chips, Deconstructed Jackfruit Taco Kit, Esquites, and a Mini Bottle of Mezcal provided by sponsor. Pre-orders are now available for takeout/delivery. $100 (Serves 4); Wednesday, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; 8905 Melrose Avenue. West Hollywood, CA 90069; 323.978.2170

SOL Mexican Cocina

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at popular Baja-inspired restaurant Sol Mexican Cocina. Menu highlights include: Naked Guacamole, Chorizo and Mushroom Con QuesoTaco Vampiro Asada, Taco Plates, and SOL’s Specialty Margaritas. Available for dine-in only. To-go orders can be placed over the phone and online ordering will not be available during the day. $8+; Wednesday, 3 – 10:00 pm; 251 Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Beach. CA 92660; 949.675.9800 and 12775 Millenium Dr. #160, Playa Vista, CA 90094; 424.289.0066

Solita Tacos 

Solita Tacos celebrates Cinco de Mayo with great food, dynamite margaritas, and live music. Menu highlights include: Ceviche TropicaleSpicy Shrimp Taco, Street Taco Plates and specialty drinks such as the Watermelon Margarita, bottled Mexican beer, and tequila shots. Available for dine-in only. To-go orders can be placed over the phone and online ordering will not be available during the day. $8+; Wednesday, 3 – 10:00 pm; 24201 Valencia Blvd, Ste 3470, Valencia, CA 91355; 661.291.1399 and 7631 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647; 714.894.2792

El Torito Grill 

El Torito Grill, the upscale Mexican-inspired spinoff from El Torito is serving $3 tacos to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Guests can enjoy their hand-crafted specialty drinks, including margaritas and cocktails, at satellite drink stations throughout the restaurants while live music plays in the background. Available for dine-in only. $3; Wednesday, 3 – 10:00 pm; 555 Pointe Dr., Brea CA, 92821; 714.990.2411

Tallula’s Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

Tallula’s Chef Brad Long is cooking up specials for Cinco de Mayo. Guests can choose from: Linda’s Classic Taco Platters, Chile Relleno with Poblano chile, masa batter, verde rice, jack cheese & salsa de aguacate and a Seasonal Ceviche. Drink specials include Prickly Pear Margaritas, Mini Margarita Flights and Mezcal Flights. For those celebrating at home, the Tallula’s Ultimate Party Pack feeds 4-6 and comes with: a Nachos Sencillo Kit, Linda’s Classic Taco Kit, Half Dozen Organic Chicken Enchiladas, Family-Size Caesar Salad, Organic Rice Pudding and a Large Bottle of Margaritas. There are some à la carte options too, like Chips, Guac & Salsa, Large Bottles of Hibiscus Margaritas or Spicy Mezcal Margaritas and more. Deadline to pre-order is Monday at 5:00 pm by calling 310.526.0027 or e-mailing events@tallulasrestaurant.com, with curbside pickup available on May 5 from 12 – 4 pm. $15+, $185 (Ultimate Party Pack); Wednesday, 4 – 10:00 pm; 118 Entrada Drive, Santa Monica CA 90402; 310.526.0027

The Roof

The Roof at West Hollywood’s EDITION has the perfect pairing for Cinco de Mayo – the Diablo featuring Volcan Blanco tequila, Baja Tofu Tacos, and The Roof’s panoramic views. $19+; Wednesday, 4 – 10:00 pm; 9040 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069; 310.953.9899

Thursday

Flower Burger

Italy’s colorful plant-based burger concept has landed in LA and will officially be open for business this Thursday. The menu offers six plant-based burgers, integrating a variety of all-natural ingredients imported from Italy. The eatery will be open for delivery only with the brick and mortar spot opening this summer. Order via their website, as well as through delivery apps GrubHub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats for lunch ( The first 50 orders received through the site can receive FREE delivery with promo code MadeWithLove (ends Sunday, May 9). $9.95+; Monday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, and will expand to 11:00 am – 9:00 pm beginning Monday; delivery only

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