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Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo celebrations continue during lockdown

Updated May 5, 2020 - 10:08 am

Tuesday is Cinco de Mayo, and while you may not be able to celebrate in your usual style, local restaurants and lounges are ensuring that you still can celebrate. Here are some of the packages they’re offering. Unless otherwise noted, they’re available only on Tuesday.

May 5

Wolfgang Puck Players Locker at Downtown Summerlin has curbside pickup of house-made guacamole with chips, $10; jalapeno cheddar cheese with chips, $8; Mexican chopped salad, $14; Baja shrimp cocktail with chipotle salsa, $12, or $15 with achiote chicken, $16 with carne asada or $17 with spicy shrimp; roasted chicken enchilada, $16; taco pizza, $16; or grilled Mexican street corn, $7. Margarita and paloma kits also available. 702-202-6300.

May 4

Bahama Breeze at 375 Hughes Center Drive is offering the Classic Margarita at Home Cocktail Kit, which will prepare up to 17 drinks for $39.99, and a virtual happy hour concert via Facebook Live at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Single margarita servings also available. bahamabreeze.com

Burnt Offerings, 3909 W. Sahara Ave., is offering a Mexican family meal all week. It serves four and includes a chicken taquitos appetizer and make-your-own beef and chicken tacos with shredded cabbage, diced tomatoes, guacamole, green and red salsa, dairy-free crema, corn tortillas and tortilla chips, $39. 702-848-2876 or burntofferingslv.com

Saint Honore Doughnuts & Beignets, 9460 W. Flamingo Road, is offering a Cinco de Mayo Box available for pickup through Tuesday, with horchata doughnuts, a pinata surprise doughnut, tres leches and dulce de leche doughnuts and churros, $49. ilovesainthonore.com

Yard House at Town Square is offering two types of margaritas to go for $6 each, house, with Chavo Malo Tequila Blanco, triple sec, citrus agave and lime, and salted watermelon, with El Jimador Silver Tequila, citrus agave, Cointreau, watermelon puree and lime. yardhouse.com.

May 1

The Cinco de Mayo Specialty Taco Kit, which serves four, is available through Tuesday at California Pizza Kitchen in Town Square and Downtown Summerlin. They contain cilantro, limes, Roma tomatoes, serrano peppers, yellow onion, vegetarian black beans, shredded cheese, tortillas and a choice of flap steak, mahi/ono or chicken, $15 to $24, depending on meat. $35 for a margarita pitcher, or $32 for a margarita pitcher when bought with a taco kit. cpk.com

The Downtown Terrace Kitchen + Bar at Downtown Container Park is offering a party pack of 1 liter of Sauza Blanca, a 12-pack of Pacifico, lime and salt for $35; add flavors such as mango, pineapple or prickly pear for $2. Available with food purchase. 702-553-2542

El Dorado Cantina at Tivoli Villageis offering a street taco platter with 12 mix-or-match carne asada or pulled chicken tacos with rice and beans and two flans, $50; a burrito platter with carne asada or pulled chicken burritos, rice and beans, $55; Vampire Tacos with choice of veggies or pulled chicken topped with escabeche and cascabel salsa, $14; or Mexican corn, two for $5. Drink specials (pickup only) are a Michelada pitcher with six beers and mixers, $15; Casamigos margarita pitcher in classic/house, mango, prickly pear or jalapeno, $65; or Don Julio 1942 margarita pitcher in classic/house, mango, prickly pear or jalapeno, $175. Call 702-333-1112 for pickup. Food delivery available through third-party services.

Fans of Founders Coffee, 6410 S. Durango Drive, can use the code word FIESTA to get $1 off Mexican Hot Chocolate Latte, hot or iced, in the drive-thru.

Hussong’s Cantina at 740 S. Rampart Blvd. is planning two taco parties. Fiesta de Dos makes up to four tacos and includes refried beans, Spanish rice, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream, onions, cilantro, a bag of Hussong’s tortilla chips and two kinds of salsa, $24.95; Fiesta para la Familia makes up to 10 tacos with a choice of two fillings and comes with refried beans, Spanish rice, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, sour cream, onions, cilantro, a bag of Hussong’s tortilla chips and two kinds of salsa, $49.95. The Hussong’s “Original Margarita” Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Kit makes up to 16 margaritas for $80. Available through Tuesday. hussongsbocapark.com or 702-778-2160

Contact Heidi Knapp Rinella at hrinella@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0474. Follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

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