Mexican restaurants in Newport RI, Middletown to enjoy Cinco de Mayo

On Could 5, 1862, in Puebla de Los Angeles, a small city in east-central Mexico, 6,000 French troops confronted 2,000 Mexican troopers at daybreak. By the night, Mexico had claimed victory.

Days later on, Mexican President Benito Juárez declared May well 5 a national getaway. It can be the day that has turn into commonly recognized as Cinco de Mayo.

Domestically, it serves as a excellent chance to enjoy Mexican cuisine and drinks and the good thing is, Aquidneck Island has no scarcity of possibilities when it comes to Mexican eating places.

Whether it is a celebration you might be on the lookout for, or just to indulge in the tasty choices from south of the border, below are six choices to check out on May possibly 5.

Perro Salado

With prizes, giveaways and far more, Perro Salado, 19 Charles St., Newport, will be in the Cinco de Mayo spirit.