Cinco de Mayo in Gainesville celebrates the victory the Mexican army had over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It's also a great excuse to enjoy margaritas and tacos, too! Today, Cinco de Mayo is more of a fiesta to celebrate Mexican culture, so get your game one for tequila and guac because Gainesville has a few places to fiesta this Cinco de Mayo.

Find more Cinco de Mayo events in North Central Florida by registering on 352area, your free guide to everything in this part of the state.

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4.9  5 Rating (2)
3410 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville FL, 32608
Chuy's serves authentic Tex-Mex food in an eclectic atmosphere full of color and personality. The menu offers family recipes from South Texas, New Mexico...
Boca Fiesta
5.0  5 Rating (2)
232 SE 1st St, Gainesville FL, 32601
Down here at Boca Fiesta, we use the guiding principle of trying to create the kind of place where you would want to go to, the kind of place everybody...
El Taco Regio
Restaurant $$
321 North Main Street, Trenton FL, 32693
Family owned and operated authentic mexican restaurant! Bringing back Papa Abel & Mama Mayela's home cooking!
La Tienda
Restaurant $$
2204 SW 13th St, Gainesville FL, 32608
La Tienda is a casual quick service authentic Mexican restaurant located in Gainesville, Florida. La Tienda Authentic Food & Market is located off SW 13th...
Las Margaritas
Restaurant $$
4405 Northwest 39th Ave, Gainesville FL, 32606
Las Margarita's is a beautiful restaurant in northwest Gainesville serving delicious Mexican cuisine with reliable and quick service.
Blue Agave
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4401 NW 25th Pl Ste A, Gainesville FL, 32606
New Mexican Restaurant in the Gainesville area