Why We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

9 places to celebrate Cinco De Mayo in Butler County

Here are nine spots around Butler County to grab a bite to eat, down a margarita or two and party like there’s no mañana.

1. TAQUERIA GUANAJUATO

Hamilton-based, family-owned Taqueria Guanajuato opened in 2016 at 752 NW Washington Blvd. and prides itself on its authentic “street-taco-stands-in Mexico” tacos. They arrive in a soft, double layer corn tortilla, with one’s choice of meat grilled to order and topped off with cilantro, onions and a choice of salsa.

The restaurant’s two other favorites are quesadillas with the same ingredients as a taco but will a flour tortilla, as well as tortas, which feature a bolillo, a savory bread stuffed with meat grilled to order and all the toppings.

For more information, click here.

MORE: Taco truck opens Hamilton dine-in location

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2. TRES AMIGOS MEXICAN GRILL

Tres Amigos, a Tex-Mex restaurant at 1012 Lebanon St. in Monroe, offers “flavor, spice and something a little different than everybody else,” according to restaurant officials. That includes a menu filled with everything from quesadillas, burritos, enchiladas and Jalisco Street tacos to steak, chicken, seafood and desserts.

For more information, click here.

MORE: New restaurant in Monroe offers wide variety of Mexican cuisine

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3. EL RANCHO GRANDE

The Mexican-food chain has a location at 6475 Culbertson Road Middletown, as well as other locations in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas. For more information, click here.

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4. CHUY’S TEX-MEX

Chuy’s, which opened in 2017 at 9538 Civic Centre Blvd. in West Chester, features Tex-Mex family recipes from South Texas, New Mexico and Mexican border towns and includes made-from-scratch dishes made from hand-rolled tortillas cooked on a traditional comal in the dining room, and homemade signature sauces ranging from mild Tomatillo to their spicy Hatch Green Chile.

For more information, click here.

MORE: 6 things to know about Chuy’s first Butler County location

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5. EL CAPORAL MEXICAN BAR & GRILL

El Caporal Mexican Bar & Grill has a location at 7206 Towne Centre Drive in Liberty Twp., as well as one in Mason, both featuring a menu packed with a vast selection of botanas (appetizers), quesadillas, fajitas, burritos, chimichangas, enchiladas, tacos, seafood, soups, salads, specials and dessert.

MORE: New Liberty Twp. eatery features Mexican cuisine from family recipes

Lunch specials are served between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, click here.

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6. ACAPULCO AUTHENTIC MEXICAN RESTAURANTE

Acapulco at 5953 Boymel Drive in Fairfield, which also has a Lebanon location, offers tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, quesadillas, chimichangas, burritos, steaks, chicken, seafood and pork.

Beverage options include House Lime Margaritas, import beer, domestic beer and draft. 

For more information, click here.

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7. EL RANCHO NUEVO

Mexican-food franchise El Rancho Nuevo has three locations in West Chester Twp., one in Liberty Twp. and a new one that recently opened in Fairfield Twp. with outdoor dining options.

MORE: Here’s the NEWEST location for a local Mexican restaurant chain

For addresses of each restaurant, click here.

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8. LA PINATA MEXICAN GRILL & BAR

La Pinata offers locations at 500 Wessel Drive in Fairfield and 35 East Church St. in Oxford, as well as Centerville, Colerain and Ft. Wright, Ky. The restaurant offers chicken, steak, pork, shrimp, chorizo, fish and al pastor tacos, as well as salads, fajitas, burritos, enchiladas, steaks, chicken, pork and seafood.

For more information, click here.

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9. FIESTA CHARRA

Fiesta Charra opened at 25 W. High St. in Oxford in 2012. The restaurant offers dine-in service from a large menu with many dishes, including salads, dips, nachos, quesadillas, taco bowls, burritos, fajitas, tacos and more.

It offers lunch specials from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Delivery hours are every day from when doors open until 30 minutes before close.

Popular menu items include Arroz Con Pollo, Arroz Con Verdura and Arron Com Camaron.

For more information, click here

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