No Cinco de Mayo celebration is complete without salsa, tacos and a margarita! This list of the 25 Best Cinco de Mayo Party Food Ideas gives you all of those things, plus more!
Are you looking for Cinco de Mayo food ideas? Then look no further! These easy to make recipes will make you want to have a fiesta every day of the year! From salsa and queso, to tacos and burritos, these recipe ideas are the best.
I used to love going to our local Mexican restaurant to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. But now that we have a family, it’s even more fun to experiment with different recipes at home. Sitting on the back porch, sipping on a homemade margarita while munching on chips and salsa is the only thing I want to be doing this year!
Salsa, Queso and Dips
With the perfect combination of creamy cheese and spicy jalapenos, this Spicy Jalapeno Spinach Cheese Dip will get your Cinco de Mayo started off right! You can find the recipe here.
Whether you use it to top your tacos, or you simply eat it with chips, this Easy Pico de Gallo Recipe is a must-have on Cinco de Mayo! The recipe can be found here.
Delicious salsa recipes don’t get much easier than this Easy Corn Salsa! Grab your chips and dip away! You can find the recipe here.
This Black Bean Dip can be made in under 5 minutes! It tastes rich and creamy but would actually be a very healthy addition to your Cinco de Mayo parties! The recipe can be found here.
Who says salsa has to be savory? This sweet Pineapple Salsa is perfect over grilled fish, chicken or as a dip with tortilla chips! You can find the recipe here.
We can’t talk about Cinco de Mayo recipes without talking about queso! This quick and easy Homemade Queso Dip uses three different cheeses for ultimate creaminess! You can find the recipe here.
Delicious Cinco de Mayo Dinner Recipes
These crispy, juicy, zesty, cheesy triangles of deliciousness are the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! You can find the recipe for these Grilled Chicken Quesadilla Paninis here.
Straying slightly from traditional, this Cheesy Enchilada Mexican Pasta Bake takes all of your favorite things about an enchilada and turns it into a pasta dish! The recipe can be found here.
You can’t have a delicious Cinco de Mayo dinner without a delicious side dish to go along with it! This Mexican Grilled Corn (Elotes) is sprinkled with lime, chili powder and Parmesan cheese for a flavor that it out of this world! You can find the recipe here.
Everyone loves these flavorful Wet Burritos smothered in a rich sauce and topped with tons of cheese! Don’t let the name fool you, it’s a delicious copycat of one of my favorite hometown Mexican restaurants! You can find the recipe here.
If you’re ready to break out the grill like I am, these Carna Asada Steak Kabobs are the perfect Cinco de Mayo meal for you! You can find the recipe here.
What is a Mexican food round up without enchiladas?? These Roasted Poblano Chicken Enchiladas are a great way to use up leftover chicken! You can find the recipe here.
I love these Easy Taco Taquitos because I almost always have all of the ingredients already in my pantry! And they are oh, so easy! You can find the recipe here.
I love these little Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Cups- they are absolutely adorable, packed with flavor, and easy to make- meaning that they are just perfect for your Cinco de Mayo party! The recipe can be found here.
Forget Chipotle, these Instant Pot Carnitas will be your new favorite Mexican recipe! So tender, juicy and ready in just over an hour! you can find the recipe here.
Easy Cinco de Mayo Drink Recipes
This Limonada, Mexican Lemonade is the easiest you’ll find. It’s light and refreshing, perfect for a summer afternoon or your Cinco de Mayo celebrations! You can find the recipe here.
You can have the best of both worlds with these Shandy Beergaritas! These beergaritas are a fun take on margaritas, except using shandy as a base. You can find the recipe here.
This Watermelon Margarita has less than half of the calories in a traditional fruit margarita and is sweet, refreshing and absolutely delicious. With only 3 ingredients, you can’t beat the ease of this summer-in-a-glass recipe! You can find the recipe here.
I love the unique flavor of this fresh Fig Margarita. This delicious crowd-pleasing fig cocktail is a cinch to make for yourself or for a crowd! You can find the recipe here.
Blueberry and lemon is one of my favorite flavor combinations! This Blueberry Meyer Lemon Margarita it the perfect cocktail to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or just the fact that summer is on it’s way! You can find the recipe here.
Real strawberries and mangoes are swirled together to bring you this Mango Strawberry Daiquiri! The bright colors make this a fun drink for Cinco de Mayo! You can find the recipe here.
This frozen, Orange Creamsicle Margarita is a refreshing blend of tequila, ice cream, Triple Sec, orange and lime juices. A sugared rim and garnishment of fresh fruit completes this decadent margarita that will have you ready for Cinco de Mayo! You can find the recipe here.
These Homemade Blood Orange Margaritas are made with fresh blood orange juice, limes, raw honey, and 100% agave silver tequila. This drink recipe looks beautiful and goes down easy! You can find the recipe here.
This savory Salsa Margarita uses red bell pepper and jalapeño juice muddled with fresh cilantro and añejo tequila, fresh squeezed lime, agave nectar, and sea salt in a fabulously fresh cocktail with savory, sweet, heat, and acidity! You can find the recipe here.
Tart, sweet and perfect, this Pomegranate Margarita has such an incredible flavor! You can find the recipe here.