Cinco de Mayo on Espanola Way, Miami

In the mood to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in festive style—and with some fabulous Spanish cuisine on your plate? Well come join us here at Tapas y Tinto on South Beach’s postcard-perfect Espanola Way, and that’s just what you’ll get!

Cinco de Mayo

While the fifth of May as a celebration of Mexican culture is a high-profile holiday in the U.S., the historical roots of the occasion aren’t as well known. It commemorates a lopsided military confrontation with an unlikely outcome: the triumph of an outnumbered Mexican Army over invading French troops at the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862.

Cinco de Mayo as a holiday is most heartily observed north of the border: It was already being marked in California in the 1860s, and by the mid-20th century celebrations had spread throughout the U.S.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Tapas y Tinto

Miami knows how to throw a Cinco de Mayo party—or rather, countless Cinco de Mayo parties all around this great tropical city infused with such a powerful Latin American spirit.

And one of the best parties in town will be right over here at Tapas y Tinto along colorful Espanola Way in South Beach. Join us anytime on Cinco de Mayo and enjoy the superlative Spanish cuisine and lively atmosphere we’ve been lauded for since 1981.

Swing by for lunch and treat yourself to a mouthwatering midday meal—perhaps one of our special lunch combos—tapas of the day and/or paella, for example, paired in Cinco de Mayo-friendly fashion with a glass of Sangria! Or bring your fellow celebrants for dinnerand share some tapas plates—from Garlic Shrimp and Tuna Deviled Eggs to Patatas Bravas, Golden Fried Calamari, and Apple Cider-Braised Spanish Chorizo—or settle in for an entrée of steak or seafood, taking advantage of our comprehensive drinks menu in order to fulfill a few rounds of Cinco de Mayo toasts. Perhaps a Mojito, Margarita, or Piña Colada is in order?

And if you’d like to bring a large party for a Cinco de Mayo meal at Tapas y Tinto, just let us know and we’ll have that big group-dining table ready and waiting for you!

A Little Flamenco for Cinco de Mayo

May 5th is a Saturday, which means the Cinco de Mayo celebration over at Tapas y Tinto coincides with one of our popular Flamenco Nights! The dancing and music will commence at 9 PM. Combine a homerun of a Cinco de Mayo feast with live entertainment of the traditional Spanish variety—a heck of a holiday night on the town in South Beach, we’d say!