Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and you know what means - chips, salsa, and margaritas! Every Mexican restaurant in the Tampa Bay area will have some sort of special to entice you.  Don’t worry, we have you covered! 

 Check out the top five Mexican restaurants in and around Tampa, thanks to reviewers over at Yelp.

Loli’s Mexican Cravings
8005 Benjamin Road
Tampa in Town N Country

The tacos, sopes, and tamales are homemade, and the menu is simple but still with plenty of options. Ribeye tacos, campechano sopes, chorizo tortas, and between Thursday and Saturday, three types of tamales. Reviewers say Loli’s has the “best tacos in Tampa!” Visit Loli's online.

Los Comparres
5305 N. Armenia Avenue
Tampa in West Tampa

A food truck that serves tacos and ceviche? You bet! You can also have burritos, quesadillas, and tostadas if you like. 

Take it to go or have a seat and eat here. Reviewers rave about the tacos and can't believe how fresh and delicious the ceviche is. Visit their Facebook page.

Senor Tequila Mexican Grill
11115 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa in Carrollwood

Head over to Carrollwood or if you're traveling, check out the Winter Springs location. Either way, you've got a full menu and plenty of bar options.

Monday through Friday you can get lunch for less than $10 or go right after work for the Happy Hour specials. They couldn't call themselves Senor Tequila if they didn't have the best. Try a True Blue Organic Margarita made with Maestro Dobel Diamante tequila! Visit Senor Tequila online!

TacoSon Mexican Grill
7521 N. 56th Street
Tampa in Temple Terrace

TacoSon Mexican Grill is family owned and operated with genuine Mexican roots all the way from Sonora, Mexico. You can check out the Temple Terrace location or head across the Bay to St. Petersburg. 

Go for breakfast and enjoy Huevos Rancheros or come by for lunch and check out a daily specials Monday through Saturday. They even have the Sonora Style Hotdog. Visit TacoSon online!

205 Westshore Plaza
Tampa in Westshore

Want something other than a taco truck or a little place with a counter? Besito is upscale Mexican dining without losing the fun of chips, salsa, and margaritas making it a great place for date night. Make your reservation, enjoy tableside guacamole, and have a great night to remember. Visit Besito online!