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Cinco De Mayo

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1039 West Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3348
+1 609-399-0199
11:00 - 21:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We stop in here a few times a year to enjoy some traditional Mexican food. They start you off with some delicious chips and salsa dips. I always get one of the combo platters to try some different treats.

Thank siteations
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We love this place! As locals, its so wonderful to have a mexican place open year round. Food is always on point and a great prices. :) thank you so much!!!

Thank Jennifer B
Clifton Park, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here with our family who moved here from California. Loved the food. Our family was pleasantly surprised to have good Mexican food in the East!

Thank Baggy54
Staten Island, New York
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We have had the burritos, grill chicken with green sauce and the shrimp quesadilla.....all great. Place is informal and basic. Only holds about 36 people. No fountain soda all bottled. Open Kitchen is to your left as you enter. Great food, good service and plenty of parking.

Thank SprintStang66
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Love getting away from the Boardwalk for substantial meals, and this was a great dinner to start our weekend. They get really busy, especially with take-out orders, but the wait staff work hard and do what they can to keep you happy. Food here is tremendous authentic style Mexican as opposed to the usual greasy options and well priced. Some... More 

Thank Michael F
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you're visiting OC, make your way to this place and be willing to wait a few minutes for a table. The food is worth it - very authentic Mexican, minus the salt splurge you get from chain Mexican. Good prices and portions. Really enjoyed the nachos, may be the best we've had. Fajitas, chimichanga also big hits. All that... More 

Thank Bill S
Hoboken, New Jersey
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

After eating Cinco de Mayo's food several times now, I can say that their Mexican food is the best in Ocean City. It's so nice to have something that isn't mediocre and overpriced, like so much in OC. This restaurant is very small, but their food and service is consistently good. And for take out they also do a great... More 

Thank Nancy27614
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Being Hispanic I was thrilled to find this place. It is so so good. Food is fresh, beans and rice perfectly cooked. People at our shore house are all converts to Cinco. They are fast and servers are very sweet. Lovely place.

Thank Lourdes T
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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165 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Nice family run restaurant. Not very large so may not be good for a big group. Food & service is excellent. Very authentic Mexican food. I don't think it takes reservations. Seems to do a booming business in take out. If you're in the mood for great Mexican this is your place.

Thank quavo1350
Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

What a treat. Excellent food for a very reasonable price. Handled special requests well. Don't bring a large group if you want to sit at the same table but it's intimate enough you can sit in various tables and converse well enough. Kids and adults enjoyed it. Have chicken nuggets if you have a picky kid eater.

Thank Michelle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1039 West Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3348
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-0199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?