Our Facebook Amigos Pick Their Favorites for Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

Cinco de Mayo: Boy Wearing SombreroCinco de Mayo is Saturday, May 5. Fiesta with your familia by dining out at one of our Facebook amigos' favorite Mexican restaurantes (be sure to add your favorites in Comments!):

Don Jose Mexican Restaurant
200 Route 10 West, East Hanover

Traditional dishes, fresh guacamole, plenty of options for vegetarians, and a full children's menu make this a favorite place for many.

Jose Tejas Border Cafe (two locations)
700 US Hwy 1 North, Iselin, 732-283-3883
647 US Hwy 46 West, Fairfield, 973-808-8201

Known for authentic tex-mex and "cajun cookin'," they have everything from fajitas to burgers. Vegetarian entrees and kids' meals also available.

Mis Amigos Mexican Restaurant
373 North Avenue, Dunellen

Open daily 10 am-10 pm for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Eat-in, take-out, and delivery options. Menu includes ceviches, tortas, tacos, and burritos.

Picante: The Taste of Mexico
264 Morris Avenue, Springfield

Serving a large menu that includes tacos, burritos, and quesadillas, they also have amazing flan and a variety of Jarritos sodas.

The Red Cadillac
2258 Morris Avenue, Union

With an emphasis on "Tacos and Tequilas" this fun spot also has live entertainment on Saturday and Sunday nights and is open until 1 am (get a sitter!). Nachos, tacos, and quesadillas are all on the menu, as are kids' meals.

Tinga Taqueria (two locations)
215 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, 973-509-8226
110 Central Avenue, Westfield, 908-301-0100

Custom-made nachos and quesadillas, a kids' menu, and even wraps and sandwiches are all available at this local favorite.

Tortuga's Cocina
11-1/2 Church Street, Lambertville

There's something for everyone here, including nightly specials and vegetarian/vegan entrees. Dining options include inside, on the patio, take-out, and delivery.

Tortuga's Mexican Village
44 Leigh Avenue, Princeton

Serving authentic dishes including enchiladas and fajitas. Cash only.

And if you want to cook at home for Cinco de Mayo, try these recipes for guacamoletaco lasagna, and sopapillas for dessert. All these dishes go great with this refreshing Lemon-Lime Drink.

Also stop by our calendar of events for Cinco de Mayo celebrations happening in NJ.

For crafts and activities, check out our Cinco de Mayo Pinterest Board—it's full of fun including how to make your own castanets and maracas.

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