by Molly Priesmeyer - 262 Reviews - 117 List
Cinco de Mayo officially commemorates the victory of Mexico over France in 1862, but let's face it--it's really an excuse to party on a Wednesday. Ready for some cervezas and tequila? See the best places in the Twin Cities to celebrate on May 5.
Updated: April 29, 2010
Dine in at this Lake Street favorite, gorging on sopas, tacos, quesidillas and every sort of delicious, cheesy and hearty Mexican dish under the sun, before heading upstairs to the nightclub where the best dancers don their cowboy hats and alligator boots for a dancing celebration.
You might not be able to dance under the moon in Mexico, but you can get a little taste of that sweet border saltwater at La Sirena Gorda. The lovingly made dishes here come straight from the sea, and straight from the recipe book of the owner's fisherman grandpa.