These Charleston restaurants are celebrating Día de los Muertos

Celebrate Día de los Muertos in the Lowcountry

Calabaza margarita with surrounding by Day of the Dead decor

The Calabaza Margarita has Espolón Blanco, triple sec, pumpkin, lime, pineapple, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and marigold with a pepita, chile, salt, and avocado leaf rim.

Photo provided by Matador Restaurants.

City Editor Erika here. If you were wondering about restaurants around town that are celebrating Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, keep reading.

Matador | 235 Meeting St., Charleston

Matador will offer some cocktail specials now through tomorrow, Nov. 2. The drinks include Calabaza Margarita, Autumn Twilight, and Harvest Mule.

Jalisco Taqueria | 1271 Folly Rd., Charleston

This Mexican-inspired restaurant in James Island is throwing a Day of the Dead Parking Lot Party today, Nov. 1, from 4-9 p.m. There will be tacos from its food truck with options like pollo tinga, carnitas, and beef barbacoa. Pro tip: Furry friends are welcome too.

Maya | 479B King St., Charleston

Reserve your spot for celebratory specials on Thursday, Nov. 2, 5-10 p.m.

  • Roasted Pork Shoulder Pozole Rojo ($16): confit pork shoulder, guajillo pepper broth, white corn, with radish, lime, onions + cilantro
  • Mora’s Hex ($13): infused gin, cinnamon, lemon, blackberry liqueur +cardamom