We’re so ready to celebrate everything Mexican when Cinco de Mayo comes around on Sunday, May 5! Whether Mexico is near and dear to your heart or you’re thrilled just to be indulging in some tacos and tequila, the Upper West Side is sure to be a hotspot on the holiday thanks to the many Mexican eateries and bars that we call neighbors.
If you’re looking for a place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo without venturing too far from your Sagamore apartment, then check out these Upper West Side favorites for a celebration that can’t be topped. These eateries are as authentic as it gets!
Gabriela’s Restaurant and Tequila Bar, located at 688 Columbus Ave, New York which is a seven minute walk from your Sagamore apartment, is a family-friendly and energetic eatery with outdoor seating serving standards and mixing margaritas.
Originally established in 1992, Gabriela’s was the brainchild of famed restaurateur Artie Cutler and family friend Gabriela Hernandez. After tasting Gabriela’s cooking Artie knew that he wanted to have a restaurant that featured these kinds of authentic flavors and dishes in a time when tex-mex was king.
Café Frida, located at 368 Columbus Ave, New York which is a five minute drive from your Sagamore apartment, is a colorful, casual Mexican place offering a wide menu of home-style dishes, vegan options and margaritas.
For the food served at Café Frida, they explore the regions of Mexico and they examine influences of foreign culinary customs throughout the centuries. Their aim is to expose the warmth, imagination, talent and heritage of Mexico.
688 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025
368 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024