As Cinco De Mayo approaches, it’s time to start planning your munchies for the ultimate fiesta! To help you prepare, the New Standard Team has scoured Michigan to find our favorite Mexican-inspired fare that pairs best with our cannabis flower. These local spots from Grand Haven to Ferndale and beyond, have all the delicious dishes you need to make your Cinco De Mayo celebration a hit.
Grand Haven, MI
Located in Grand Haven, Arturo’s Tacos is the perfect place to indulge in traditional Mexican dishes on Cinco De Mayo. Owner, Art Orduno, has been making and serving delicious Mexican food for years in Chicago before moving to west Michigan. Established in 2011, Arturo’s menu is full of mouth-watering options including birria tacos and wet burritos that will make your taste buds dance.
Imperial is somewhere you’ll always find a cold can of beer, enjoy a great whiskey or tequila and if you’re in the mood… LA working class tacos. Traditional Mexican favorites are elevated in a casual environment that has been serving the Ferndale and Hazel Park communities for years. Enjoy weekly rotating mezcal and imaginative tacos along with bacon wrapped Sonoran Hot Dogs that will make you say “Muy Bueno”!
Grand Rapids, MI
Mexo is a genuine Mexican restaurant and bar located downtown Grand Rapids, MI. Chef Oscar Moreno brings a modern touch to the classic pre-Hispanic cuisine of Mexico. Inspired by dishes from his childhood, Chef Oscar reinvents familiar favorites like his Puebla Mole Bites and Watermelon Salad. Can’t make it in on Cinco De Mayo” Mexo has you covered all weekend long with a weekly Sunday Brunch.
Rad Dads’ Taco & Tequila Bar
This rad taco & tequila bar located downtown in the heart of Muskegon is located inside the Trinity Health Arena home to the Muskegon Lumberjacks, Risers Indoor Soccer, and the Ironmen Indoor Football. Whether you’re stopping at Rad Dads’ to catch a game or just catch a vibe, they have you covered with rotating monthly specials, $2 off Margaritas on Monday, and $1 Pound Town Tacos every Tuesday!
El Burrito Feliz
El Burrito Feliz is a down-to-earth eatery serving familiar and authentic Mexican dishes as well as beer and margaritas by the pitcher. Located in the heart of downtown Saugatuck, visitors can enjoy patio seating with their tacos giving you a front row seat to all of Saugatuck’s downtown events and happenings.
So, whether you’re in Grand Haven or Grand Rapids, you can indulge in delicious Mexican cuisine this Cinco De Mayo. Make sure to visit one of these top 5 restaurants for a memorable celebration, but make sure you stop by New Standard first!