Cinco de Mayo: best Mexican restaurants in Birmingham

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Mexico celebrates Cinco de Mayo today (May 5) find out about the festival where the best Mexican restaurants in Birmingham

It’s a big day in Mexico as the country celebrates Cinco de Mayo. The festival commemorates the anniversary of Mexico’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

Mexicans celebrate this day by showing re-enactments of the battle of Puebla and by going on parades dressed in colourful costumes with mariachi music.

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There are plenty of Mexican restaurants in Birmingham that have many offers today if you are craving a mid-week bite out.

We have rounded some of the best restaurants for you to try out!

Las Iguanas

The restaurant chain has 4 outlets in Birmingham and offers 2 for 1 cocktails. The menu represents a mix of flavours from Latin America with dishes from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Cuba. Las Iguanas also has its own Spotify playlist so you can celebrate the festival by jamming to some traditional tunes!


Somerset House, 39-40 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5DP

Arcadian Centre, Hurst St, Birmingham B5 4TD

10G, The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HJ (Brindley Place)

Resorts World, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PU

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Las Iguanas, BirminghamLas Iguanas, Birmingham
Las Iguanas, Birmingham

Perios Brindleyplace

Located at Brindley Place, the restaurant offers traditional Tex-Mex cuisine with 7 different flavours to try on. You can enjoy a filling set menu lunch with a main and a side while enjoying a 2 for 1 cocktail. The restaurant is one of the highest-ranking Mexican outlets on TripAdvisor.


The Waters Edge, 14T Brindley Pl, Birmingham B1 2HL

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Bodega, Birmingham

Bodega Cantina

The Bodega is undoubtedly one of the best Mexican restaurants in Birmingham having won a travellers choice award in 2021. The restaurant offers 2 for 1 cocktails today from 12 pm to 7 pm and from 9.30 pm till closing. The rustic interior coupled with the vibrant Mexican cuisine will be a great way to celebrate today.


12 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RS


Located in the Jewellery quarter, Tiera offers a collection of fresh, homemade tacos with Mexican small plates and margaritas. The restaurant also offers a traditional collection of coffee, margaritas, and natural wines to the drinks enthusiast


53 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HS (Jewellery Quarter)

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Tortilla, Grand Central, Birmingham


The restaurant at Grand Central offers Californian style burritos and tacos with a collection of Mexican sauces. The signature dish of the restaurant is the build you own menus where you can quite literally build your own taco or bowl from a variety of dishes.


Stephenson Pl, Birmingham B2 4BQ (Grand Central)

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