Feast and Fiesta

For those looking to commemorate Cinco de Mayo with a fiesta and a margarita, check out some of our favorite Mexican restaurants in Bergen County.
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Here’s a quick lesson in history: The fifth of May marks the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. For those looking to commemorate Cinco de Mayo with a fiesta and a margarita, check out some of our favorite Mexican restaurants in Bergen County.

Blue Moon Mexican Cafe, locations in Englewood, Woodcliff Lake and Wyckoff—This popular chain puts a spin on traditional Mexican dishes and drinks. A countdown on its website ticks down the days remaining to Cinco de Mayo, when assorted specials are expected to be plentiful.

Chapala Grill, 52 S. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, 201.374.3430—This cozy space serves authentic Mexican dishes, Tex-Mex favorites and fresh fruit margaritas.

Cinco De Mayo, 116 Broadway, Hillsdale, 201.722.1172—The quarters might be tight but the burritos and tacos pack big bites of flavors.

Jalapenos, 930 Prospect St., Glen Rock, 201.445.5566—It’s always a party in the dining room of this neighborhood favorite, where enchiladas, fajitas and margaritas rule.

Leon Mexican Cuisine, 16 Chestnut St., Ridgewood, 201.857.0297—A diverse menu features tacos and quesadillas as well as pan-seared mahi mahi and crispy slow roasted pork.

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