Happy Cinco de Mayo! What started as a Mexican holiday observing their victory in battle over a French army is today celebrated widely across the United States. Mexican-Americans across the country, as well as Americans of all backgrounds, regularly take part in Cinco de Mayo festivities. And this year, amazingly, the holiday falls on, that’s right, Taco Tuesday. So if you find yourself searching for a delicious Mexican meal in Chicago to commemorate and celebrate this colorful holiday, look no further than the list below.
Chicago is home to a large Mexican-American population, so it’s no surprise that there are tons of great restaurant options for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and more. And even if you’re playing by the rules (I hope you are), and staying indoors, you can carry out or get all these great dishes delivered straight to your door safely. Click the links below and get your food quickly and at the best price.
Below is a list of five great options for Mexican food in Chicago. Some are even offering special deals for today’s holiday. Hungry to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, read on…
Reviews and Pricing, according to Google Reviews.
- Pink Taco, 4.1 Stars, $$
With locations in Los Angeles and Chicago, Pink Taco is a great option for a taco lover. Using only the best fresh, local ingredients, Pink Taco has an extensive menu of Mexican favorites, as well as delicious margaritas. Get free delivery on all orders over $20 here.
- Barrio, 4.4 Stars, $$$
In the heart of River North, you’ll find one of the best Mexican restaurants in the city, Barrio. The Head Chef is a former ‘Chopped’ contestant, so you know innovation is on display here. Click here for free delivery on Cinco de Mayo.
- Etta, 4.4 Stars, $$$
This restaurant is centered around a wood-fired hearth where they cook up some amazing meals. With delivery and pickup, you can still enjoy their great food from the comfort of your home. And for Cinco de Mayo, they are offering a special menu with tacos and margaritas. Find it here.
- Estrella Negra, 4.5 Stars, $$
Estrella Negra offers gourmet Mexican street food. And of course, for Cinco de Mayo, they celebrate in style. Find excellent salsa, empanadas, and more here.
- Rojo Gusano, 4.3 Stars, $$
Rojo Gusano is inspired by traditional Mexican food tastes but creates a fresh menu with innovative dishes alongside classic staples. Pick-up and delivery are both available from both locations in Albany Park and Ravenswood.