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Where to Grab Some Authentic Mexican Cuisine for Cinco de Mayo

May 3, 2017

Cinco de Mayo is almost here on May 5, and whether you have Mexico running through your veins or you just love some good fajitas and nachos, there’s no better way to celebrate this exciting holiday than with some authentic Mexican food and drinks.

Here in Jersey City, where we are blessed with being surrounded by restaurants and bars from around the world, we certainly have no shortage of Mexican eateries that make the perfect destination for Cinco de Mayo. Read on to find out where you can celebrate on May 5!


Orale Mexican Kitchen, located at 341 Grove Street, Jersey City which is about half a mile from your Madox apartment, is a buzzing hangout with quirky “Day of the Dead” decor, a big tequila menu and classic comfort food. If you’re into Mexican cuisine with a modern twist, then this restaurant and bar is for you!

On their menu, don’t miss out on some of their customer favorites such as the blackberry port duck confit tacos with seared duck confit, blackberry port wine reduction, blackberries, red cabbage slaw and crisp tortilla strips alongside flour tortillas.


Taqueria Downtown, located at 236 Grove Street, Jersey City which is less than a half a mile from your Madox apartment, serves authentic tacos, enchiladas, breakfast and sides in a fun eatery with outdoor seats. Make sure you get here early, as it tends to be crowded!

Don’t miss their classic Mexican favorites such as the carnitas tacos, guacamole and chips, bistec tacos, pescado tacos or the bistec quesadillas.


Orale Mexican Kitchen

341 Grove Street, Jersey City

(201) 333-0001


Taqueria Downtown

236 Grove Street, Jersey City

(201) 333-3220