When it comes to the annual Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo, the city of Annapolis plays host to a huge and eclectic variety of celebratory events and places perfect for Annapolis residents and visitors of all ages.

Looking to get a taste of some delicious, authentic Mexican food when Saturday, May 5 rolls around?  There are a handful of excellent Mexican restaurants in Annapolis that can provide not only a delicious dining experience, but an affordable one as well.

Jalapenos is one of these restaurants and provides an assortment of both Spanish and Mexican cuisine at an affordable price point.  They're known for their small plate appetizers called tapas.  Tapas selections include Mejillones Cantina - fresh mussels sauteed with Mexico mix, red pepper, tequila, white wine, tomato sauce and oregano - , Chili Con Queso, Empanadas, and more.

Another one of the great Mexican restaurants in Annapolis is the Mexican Cafe.  Voted as having the best margaritas in Annapolis for five years in a row, the Mexican Cafe is a great place to kick back with a drink or chow down this Cinco de Mayo.  Head in and dine on menu selections including stuffed jalapenos, tacos, burritos, enchiladas, tamales, and more.

There will also be a 150th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Chevy's Fresh Mex hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  Admission is $10 and includes a fun Cinco de Mayo atmosphere and complimentary appetizers.  To purchase tickets or get more information, visit the event page here.

These are some great bets for Cinco de Mayo in Annapolis.  Head out and celebrate!