Looks like Philadelphia Sandwich Company is the place to go...4225 N Craftsmans Court..next to Dos....24/7 fun fun coffee great food.....
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1958 S. Greenfield Road, Mesa
The Cinco celebration will take place both inside the bar and out in the parking lot as DJs spin the hits, live bands perform, and games and prizes will be handed out. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-633-5525 for cover.
4209 Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale
Cinco de Mayo Block Party with live music from Tomorrow's Bad Seeds, Pacific Dub, Weird Is the New Cool, Veragroove, Herb N Life, The Wednesday Machine, and others. Drink specials, DJs, games, and Warped Tour ticket giveaways will also take place. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., $10. Call 480-423-3800.
680 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Cinco De Mayo Block Party featuring dancing, drink specials like $2 Coronas and $4 Margaritas until 6:30 p.m., cornhole tournaments, and multiple bars. DJ Aaron Taylor, DJ V-EZ, DJ Mic, and DJ Quinn will provide the soundtracks. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., $5. Call 480-967-3917.
4312 N. Brown Ave., Scottsdale
The Firehouse will become Casa de en Fuego and offer $4 Cabo Wabo shots and $7 mega-margaritas. The Miguel Cotto/Floyd Mayweather fight will air on the TVs and Death To The Throne will man the DJ booth. 10 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. Call 480-390-7989.
Half Moon Sports Grill
2121 E. Highland Ave.
Watch the Mayweather/Cotto battle while partaking in half-price boneless wings and drink specials. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-977-2700.
2610 W. Baseline Road, Mesa
Dollar tacos, $3 Dos Equis drafts, $4 1800 Coconut will be served all day and night. The Insects, G-Owens, Diego de la Tierre, Transfer, The S.H.I.T., T.S.O.I., Bob Momestic, Social Studies, and DJ Crispedero present a hip-hop tribute to Alley owner Ross Wincek starting at 8 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-820-7117.
13825 N. 32nd St.
Smile Empty Soul headlines an evening of hard rock at the Grotto. The Veer Union, Contrary to Reason, Ionia, 24 Thorns, and Failing to Fly provide support. 6:30 p.m., $16. Call 602-992-1007.
1724 E. McDowell Road
Cinco de Mayo party featuring a performance by El Mariachi Mexico Nuevo on the patio all evening. 9 p.m., $10. Call 602-254-0231.
Marc's Sports Grill & Nightlife
4494 W. Peoria Ave., Glendale
Marc's kitchen will serve enchiladas, tacos, quesadillas, burros, and nachos with specials on tequila, Dos Equis, and Corona all day. Karaoke in the lounge and dancing in the main bar takes place at 9 p.m. Open at 11 a.m., $5 after 9 p.m. Call 623-842-1053.
410 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Cinco de Mayo Bash boasting a bikini contest with $2,000 in cash and prizes, a mini- chimichanga-eating competition, $3 Dos Equis, and $4 Cabo Wabo shots and margaritas. 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-968-3103 for cover.
The Monarch Theatre
122 E. Washington St.
The weekly Latin Royal affair will serve as the after-party for Maná, featuring DJs spinning hip-hop, salsa, and reggaeton videos all night. 9 p.m. Call 602-692-9633 for cover.
Sandbar Mexican Cantina
21001 N. Tatum Blvd
9868 W. Northern Ave., Peoria
7200 W. Ray Rd., Chandler
Cinco de Sandbar fiestas are planned for all three locations and each will feature $5 frozen margaritas, $3 cervezas, live music, and screening of the Cotto/Mayweather fisticuffs. The Peoria Sandbar will also offer lime-bobbing and jalepeno-eating competitions and a bikini contest with $1,000 in cash and prizes. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-585-5900 or 623-877-6444.
School of Rock
411 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Jersey Shore lothario Ronnie Ortiz-Magro will host School of Rock's Cinco de Mayo affair and will also work the wheels of steel. Drink specials like $3 Coronas and Dos Equis, $5 Patron, and $6 Skyy cocktails also will be available. 9 p.m., $10-$15. Call 480-966-3573.
The Shout! House
6770 N. Sunrise Blvd.
The dueling pianists will perform all evening while a "crazy sombrero" contest will award a $100 gift card. The bar will serve $3 Coronas and Dos Equis, as well as $5 Cuervo Silver Margaritas. 6 p.m., $8. Call 623-772-1500.
4341 N. 75th St., Scottsdale
Two-for-one drinks and appetizers will be served until 8 p.m. and $5 tequilas will be available after midnight on Friday, May 4. Cinco celebrations will take place on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, when DJs spin and cabanas are available for rental. Noon to 2 a.m., daily. Call 480-949-8454.
5835 N. 16th St.
Cinco Derby Day party featuring drink specials and a bonnet contest at 4:30 p.m. with a $40 bar tab for the winner. 2 to 7 p.m. Call 602-277-7775.
1749 W. Main St., Mesa
Quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger with $3 Coronas and Dos Equis, $5 margaritas, and $1 street tacos. DJ Rabbit provides the hot spins. 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., $5 after 11 p.m. Call 480-464-4721.
414 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
Beer and booze specials will be in abundance at the "Cinco de Drinko" affair, including $2 tequila shots and $3 domestics. Tacos and hot dogs can also be had for $1 each. DJs Mastamonk, NYC, and Odi will be in the mix all night. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-329-4090.
4405 N. Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale
German trance twosome Claus Terhoeven and Stefan Bossems, better known as Cosmic Gate, are scheduled to perform at the Scottsdale nightspot. 10 p.m., $15. Call 480-213-9500 or visit www.wanttickets.com.
4301 N. 7th Ave.
Free taco buffet, $1 Cuervo shots, $2 Tecate, $3 margaritas, $4 Coronas, and $5 Patron shots. DJ Tsunami spins dance hits from 9 p.m. until close. 5 p.m. Call 602-265-3233.