Fiesta Like There’s No Mañana at Pancho’s Cinco de Mayo Party in Downtown Summerlin

Fiesta Like There’s No Mañana at Pancho’s Cinco de Mayo Party in Downtown Summerlin
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant, located in Downtown Summerlin, will host an all-day fiesta featuring mariachis, traditional Mexican food and tequila shot specials on Friday, May 5 (Pictured: Pancho’s Jalapeno Margarita – Photo credit: Chris Wessling)

A mariachi band will spice up the festivities with traditional Mexican music for revelers from noon to 5 p.m. both inside and outside the restaurant. Available throughout the restaurant, tequila specials will include shots of Hornitos silver and Hornitos Lime, Hornitos Black Barrel, and Hornitos Spiced Honey tequilas, priced at $5 and shots of Patrón silver, priced at $9. Handcrafted margaritas will also be available for purchase, including the Jalapeño Margarita, made with Zarco Silver tequila mixed with house-made margarita mix, triple sec, and topped with sliced jalapeño and a Tajín powder rim garnish, priced at $10.75. A patio party will keep the tequila flowing and the energy up with exclusive drink offers all night long.

Pancho's Camarones a la Diabla
Pancho’s Camarones a la Diabla

Inside the restaurant, guests can enjoy Pancho’s signature menu items including Camarones a la Diabla, made with sautéed shrimp, caramelized onions and roasted garlic simmered in a special Diabla sauce with roasted Gualjillo chiles, served with green rice and grilled julienned vegetables, priced at $19.95 for lunch and $25.95 for dinner; Pancho’s Chimichanga Especial, a flour tortilla filled with chunks of seasoned pork, cheese and green chile verde sauce, deep friend and topped with sour cream and guacamole, served with Mexican-style rice and beans, priced at $15.95 for lunch and $18.95 for dinner; and “Wahoo” Fish Tacos, made with two flour tortillas filled with grilled Wahoo fish, shredded cabbage, pico de gallo and chipotle sour cream, served with Mexican-style rice and beans, sour cream and guacamole, priced at $16.95 for lunch and $18.95 for dinner

Country artist Siana King will round out the night with a live performance in the cantina from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant, a Manhattan Beach institution for more than 40 years, is now open in Downtown Summerlin, serving traditional and modern Mexican fare by Executive Chef Ramon Hurtado. Voted one of the “Best Mexican Restaurants in Las Vegas” by OpenTable’s “Top 10 Diners’ Choice” awards, the fun, festive restaurant transports guests to a Mexican hacienda and vibrant bar, serving an array of handmade margaritas, more than 40 tequilas, and live entertainment seven nights per week. Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant opens at 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday and at 10 a.m. on Sundays. More information about Pancho’s is available at, by calling 702-982-0111, by following Pancho’s on Twitter and liking Pancho’s on Facebook.