On television, criminal investigators are slick and relentless, which explains why most kids want to grow up to be cops, actors, or a pair of sunglasses. Shine like a snooping star with this Groupon.
$69 for Murder-Mystery Show for Two ($130 Total Value)
- Two tickets (a $120 value)
- Two keepsake mystery magnets (a $10 value)
While the show goes on, couples will dig into a four-course meal, complete with a garden salad, soup of the day, and an entree, such as chicken cordon blue, beer-braised barbecue short rib, or a grilled-vegetable platter. Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater's upcoming show, Killer Reunion, opening June 14, follows the deadly happenings that occur on the anniversary of a high-school graduation. The players interact with the audience throughout the evening while attempting to solve the rib-tickling mystery.
Shows run Friday and Saturday nights at the Imperial House at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Customers select their entree when they make their reservation.
Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater
As San Diego’s oldest interactive mystery-comedy dinner theater, Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater dazzles audiences with live comedic mystery performances. Each show boasts an interactive format in which actors engage with the audience, possibly involving them in plotlines or goading them into shouting “scallywag!” in an old-timey accent.