Being served by a good waiter makes you feel important, much like hearing people talk about something you did over a grocery store’s intercom. Get what’s coming to you with this Groupon.
$32 for an Internationally Inspired Meal for Two (Up to $67 Total Value)
The meal includes:
- One appetizer (up to a $15 value)
- Two entrees (up to an $18 value each)
- One half carafe of wine (up to a $16 value)<p>
The menu begins with appetizers such as sesame ahi tuna, which sets the stage for wild Pacific salmon with tomato-and-basil beurre blanc, chicken-and-spinach enchiladas, and penne pasta in a pine-nut basil pesto cream sauce ($13).<p>
Delectables Restaurant & Catering
Donna DiFiore's metaphorical journey into the restaurant business began with an actual journey. When her friend Elissa told her she was going on a road trip across the country from her hometown in chilly Massachusetts, Donna agreed to join—unaware that she was about discover her life's calling and a new home.
When the women stopped in Tucson, Donna didn't want to leave. As she explained to reporters from Tucson Weekly, "I arrived here—it was Halloween Eve in '76—and everybody was wearing shorts, and it was just gorgeous." Donna took a job at a local eatery, working the floor, serving customers, and eventually rising to the head of the restaurant.
Thirty-eight years later, Donna continues to captain Delectables, which has become a bit of an iconic gathering spot for old and young alike. Returning visitors linger over glasses of wine at the rustic wooden bar, reminiscing over the crème brûlée and live jazz they enjoyed from that very same spot years ago. University students bask beneath the lush foliage of the outdoor patio, awaiting meals of Mexican enchiladas, Italian pastas, and French bistro specialties. Chefs bustle about the kitchen seven days a week, beginning each day by whipping up hearty egg breakfasts before moving onto internationally inspired lunches and dinners. Late in the night on Friday and Saturday, they simmer up an after-dark menu of eclectic nibbles and entrees.
The restaurant is housed in a historical, renovated Harley-Davidson showroom and abounds with unusual knickknacks and antiques, from a cash register from an old hotel in Santa Cruz to a walk-in refrigerator from 1898. Many of the wares and coffee mugs were created by local artists, and the mesquite planks that serve as plates were carved by local craftsmen. The airy space plays hosts to special events throughout the week, including live music from local artists, poetry slams with local poets, and boxing matches between local librarians.
“Great service, delicious food, and we will be back soon :)”
“Food is always good and they have a full bar so, if you want a cocktail it's available. I have one observation that I would like to share with the merchant though:...”
“Food is always good and they have a full bar so, if you want a cocktail it's available. I have one observation that I would like to share with the merchant though: could you please offer Stevia or Splenda or Truvia as a sugar substitute instead of just "Sweet and Low"? Sweet and Low is a known carcinogen but it was the ony thing (besides cane sugar) on the table. I usually bring my own sugar substitute with me but today I didn't have any so I had to use the S & L. Otherwise, dining there is always a peasure!”
“Really good breakfast. Would go there w/o the Groupon again. ”