Cinco de Mayo at Poquitos

SEATTLE, WA – Cinco de Mayo is Saturday, May 5, and Poquitos will be open from 11:30am until 2am for guests wanting to celebrate. Whether enjoying a beer in honor of Mexican heritage, or raising a glass to Mexico’s 1862 victory at the Battle of Puebla, or maybe just because you like tequila and it’s Saturday – get your fiesta on at Poquitos!

Chef Manny Arce will be box roasting a whole pig and making street tacos for the crowd to enjoy for $3. The full menu will also be available for those interested in their favorites such as Guacamole made to order, Baja Fish Tacos, Goat Birria, Ceviche, Chile Rellenos, and Mole Negro.

Poquitos will be featuring special margaritas and cocktails made with Herradura and Avion tequilas and Cointreau.

Housed in a 1912 brick building in Seattle’s thriving Capitol Hill neighborhood, Poquitos serves authentic Mexican food created by chef Manny Arce. From the fresh made tortillas and guacamole stations to the thoughtfully sourced products, creative cocktails, and extensive collection of tequilas, every aspect of the restaurant is stellar. 

Owners, James Weimann and Deming Maclise, spent time traveling in Mexico City, and their inspiration is apparent in the stunning design and inviting atmosphere they created in the restaurant.  Poquitos is open seven days a week at 11:30am. 

Happy hour is daily from 4pm to 6pm and 11pm to 1am in the bar area and on the patio. Dinner is served from 5pm to 11pm. For more information or reservations, call 206.453.4216 or visit

Poquitos is located at 1000 East Pike Street (corner of 10th and Pike) on Capitol Hill in Seattle.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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