5 Triangle Restaurant Options for Cinco de Mayo

If there’s one thing that’s for certain, COVID can’t stop the fiesta spirit in the Triangle. While we were creating this list, we found that many of our favorite spots had already sold out of special Cinco de Mayo meal kits. Fear not, we still have an abundance of great options to choose from for takeout and delivery. Check out some awesome spots and specialty Cinco de Mayo dishes below!

1. Raleigh Times


Nacho and Taco lovers can rejoice over plentiful options from Raleigh Times. Enjoy Mix and Match Street tacos, or feed the whole family (or create a party for one, we won’t judge) with their Nacho Picchu, an eighteen inch platter of nachos. They’re also offering a $30 Fiesta Pack that feeds 2-3 people and consists of a Street Taco Mix-and-Match 6 Pack, a pint of guac and pico, house made and fried fresh tortilla chips, Spanish rice, black beans, pickled onions, salsa verde, sour cream, lime wedges. (Choose between Chicken Tinga, Grilled Shrimp, Al Pastor, or Barbacoa).

The Raleigh Times – 14 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601.

Call (919) 833-0999 or check out DoorDash to order.

2. Bull City Burrito


In case you missed it, the folks behind Bull City Burger have launched Bull City Burrito, offering Tex Mex style burritos. You’ll find familiar fare like chicken tinga on the menu, alongside some unique burrito like the ‘Lipstick on a Pig’ that includes collards and bacon marmalade.

Bull City Burrito (Burger and Brewery) – 107 E Parrish St, Durham, NC 27701.
Order online through their website.

3. Bartaco


Always ready with delicious tacos, Bartaco is offering a Cinco kit that includes 2 taco fillings, 3 sides, salsa verde, and chips. And if you’re missing their margaritas, they’re also offering their margarita mix to go.

Locations in Chapel Hill and Raleigh, visit their website to order.

4. Salt and Lime Cabo Grill


If you’re looking for a little Baja-Mexican, Salt and Lime Cabo Grill has you covered. For Cinco de Mayo they’re offering taco kits for $35. Each kit includes 12 tacos with your choice of two fillings: chicken tinga, grilled chicken, braised shortrib, carnitas, and Korean pork belly. All tacos will come with lettuce, pico, cheese, and sour cream. They also have their full menu available, so if you just have to have their fish tacos (one of our Triangle favorites) you can enjoy those items as well.

Salt & Lime Cabo Grill – 6006 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Call 919-872-2230 or visit their website to order, due to demand they recommend calling one hour in advance for pickup.

5. Nuvotaco


Nuvotaco has everything you need for a fiesta with tacos, margarita mix, and even meats by the pound (plus vegetarian options!). If you need an easy option, their Quick P ack offered at $50 comes with two pounds of meat, 12 tortillas, a pint of black beans, a quart of rice, lettuce, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, and chips.

Nuvotaco – 2512 University Dr, Durham, NC 27707.

Order online on their website.

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