Today is Cinco de Mayo, (Thursday) May 5th, 2022.

Cinco de Mayo is a day we celebrate Mexican Independence after Mexico's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

Cinco de Mayo is a day we celebrate and because of the celebration, there are deals on food and drinks in Ocean County, NJ.

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Camrocker, Getty Images

What are the deals and freebies in Ocean County for Cinco de Mayo?

7Eleven - Using 7Rewards get a deal on the mini spicy breakfast empanadas

Moe's Southwest Grill - Offering 5x Rewards Points

Chipotle - Free delivery all week for Cinco de Mayo

Chili's - $5 Margarita's all-day

Bahama Breeze - $5 Classic Margarita's all-day

Taco Bell - Free Doritos Locos Taco for joining Taco Bell Rewards

Please remember to check with your local restaurant to make sure they are having these same national sales. Thanks to for these deals. So many of our favorite restaurants have reward points. Download their App and find out the deals and freebies they give away.

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Cinco de Mayo is all about the celebration of the day and the Margarita. Margarita's are the most popular "thing" for celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Many of our favorites have their own Margarita with special juice blends, the classic and original, and many others to try.

Several favorites for celebrating Cinco de Mayo are the appetizers to the 7-layer taco dip. Taco's and burritos, corn salsa, and nachos and cheese are just some of the favorites of New Jersians on this special day. I know several people that have parties with their very own menu and recipes. They make their own margarita recipe and it's superb every year. Happy Cinco de Mayo.

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