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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in West Chester

May 4, 2019

Cinco de Mayo is one of the biggest party days of the year—and there are plenty of ways to get in on the fun right near your Chestnut Square apartment. Whether you’re looking to chow down on tacos or indulge in some top-shelf tequila, the Mexican cultural celebration provides a great excuse to get out and about with friends or family and enjoy the neighborhood’s exciting nightlife and dining options. Many eateries and bars will get in on the fun of the holiday, but for a truly genuine Cinco de Mayo outing, you should scout out the most authentic Mexican hot spot.


One of those places is Mas Mexicali Cantina, a multi-floor restaurant and nightlife favorite, just two blocks from your Chestnut Square apartment, that features as much excitement in its ambiance as it does on its menus. On the first floor, you’ll find the cantina, a huge space offering exposed brick, wood and bright, festive colors. Grab a booth, a table or sit at the bar to chow down on Mexican classics with some modern twists. On the second floor, you’ll find a more private dining area, along with a bar. And if the weather is nice, head up to the top floor for West Chester’s only rooftop bar. You can enjoy great food, drinks and conversations while taking in awesome views of the town.


While the views are impressive, the menus are just as intriguing. Mas Mexicali features nearly a dozen different types of tacos and just as many options for fajitas. Kick things up a notch with interesting offerings like honey chipotle salmon or oceanside enchiladas. No Cinco de Mayo meal is complete without the drinks—and Mas Mexicali offers just as much variety on these menus, with a dozen margaritas, a creative list of cocktails and plenty of draft and bottled beers—many straight from Mexico!


If you’ve never been to Mas Mexicali Cantina, or are looking for a reason to return, make a date for Cinco de Mayo!


Mas Mexicali Cantina

102 E. Market St.

West Chester, PA 19382