Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with These Detroit Mexican Restaurants

Modified: April 29, 2022 | Story by Katie Susko | Photos by Jose's Tacos

Will you be in Detroit for Cinco de Mayo this year? This is an exciting time in the city, where many of the exceptional Mexican restaurants and businesses hold events or special deals. Southwest Detroit is a particularly vibrant area to celebrate the city’s Latino cultural heritage and cuisine.

Detroit Mexican Restaurants

Armando’s Mexican Restaurant

Southwest Detroit’s popular Mexican eatery offers carryout orders over the phone, or you can walk in to place your order before waiting outside. Try the Baja seafood tacos, California burrito or their torta.

Combination plate from Armando's Mexican Restaurant in Detroit


Xochimilco Restaurant

One of Mexicantown’s anchor restaurants, drawing crowds by doing exactly what it should — offering great service, inexpensive entrees and night owl hours. Xochi’s has anything you could be craving – enchiladas, burritos, tacos, fajitas and more.

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Los Galanes

Los Galanes Restaurante Mexicano is independently owned and is located in the heart of Detroit’s Mexicantown neighborhood. They feature 11 Mexican beers and dozens of tequila options to accompany delicious menu items.


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Mexican Village

Quesadillas, taco salads, chile relleno, combination platters – you name it, and Mexican Village is serving it. Plus, they have some of the best chips and salsa in town.


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Jose’s Tacos

As Downtown Detroit’s favorite taco take out, Jose’s Tacos has some of the most authentic tacos in the area. They will be offering buy two, get one free tacos for the holiday.

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Mentioned Attractions And Venues

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    Armando's Mexican Restaurant
    4242 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit, MI 48209
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    Xochimilco Restaurant
    3409 Bagley Ave., Detroit, MI 48216
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    Los Galanes
    3362 Bagley Ave., Detroit, MI 48216
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    Mexican Village
    2600 Bagley Ave., Detroit, MI 48216
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    Jose's Taco
    218 E Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48226