Restaurants in South Dallas

$12 for $20 Worth of Breakfast and Lunch at Garden Cafe

Garden Cafe

Dallas

Organic and free-range eggs, Vermont maple syrup, and made-to-order sandwiches

$20 $12

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$15 for $30 Worth of Mexican Food at Maracas Cocina Mexicana

Maracas Cocina Mexicana

Deep Ellum

Mexican lasagna, slow-cooked brisket tacos, spinach quesadillas with sweet ancho sauce, and other Tex-Mex dishes

$30 $15

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$12.75 for $20 Worth of Cajun and Creole Food at Alligator Cafe

Alligator Cafe

Deep Ellum

Cajun and creole classics such as fried alligator tail with hush puppies, housemade chicken-and-sausage gumbo, and crawfish étouffée

$20 $12.75

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Cooking Demo and Four-Course Dinner for One, Two, or Four at The Lockedoor Social Dining (38% Off)

The Lockedoor Social Dining

Dallas

Watch as chef Billy Brown cooks his signature dishes, then enjoy a special meal that encourages social interaction with neighbors

$80 $50

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Pub Food for Lunch or Dinner at Lee Harvey's (Up to 40% Off)

Lee Harvey's

Dallas

Tacos, burgers, panini sandwiches, and award-winning onion rings fill an ever-changing menu at a beloved bar with an outdoor picnic area

$20 $12

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Edison's

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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Pizzeria Food for Dine-In or Carryout at Greenville Avenue Pizza Company (Up to 50% Off)

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

Lowest Greenville

Pizza by the slice or whole pies, orange-chipotle wings, calzones, and meatball subs make delicious lunch or dinner

$30 $15

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Any Two or Four Menu Items of Your Choice at Muscle Maker Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Muscle Maker Grill

Dallas

Cooks whip up healthy versions of popular foods, accommodating diners with vegetarian, carb-free, or gluten-free diets

$25.98 $14

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$12 for $20 Worth of Barbecue and Comfort Food at Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse. 7 Locations Available.

Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse

Multiple Locations

Zagat-rated, Texas-style barbecue joint where brisket, pork ribs & onion rings keep connoisseurs coming back to all seven locations

$20 $12

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$13 for a Sub Meal with Chips and Drinks for Two at Quiznos (Up to $21.14 Value)

Quiznos Subs

Downtown Dallas

Meats, cheeses, and vegetables piled on sandwiches crisp and melt when toasted in an oven or on a grill

$21.14 $13

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Two or Four Starters, Sliders, or Shared Plates at J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge (44% Off)

J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge

Dallas Knox/Henderson

Eatery dishes out starters such as pigs in a blanket and wings; sliders with beef or pulled pork; or plates of crab cakes and steak frites

$27 $15

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$8 for $15 Worth of American Food at BoomerJack's Grill & Bar

BoomerJack's Grill & Bar

Multiple Locations

Cheesy pub-style fries, Cajun-seasoned catfish, sizzling, homemade half-pound burgers with fresh-cut fries, and other hearty dishes

$15 $8

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Local American Cuisine for Two or Four at Pyramid Restaurant & Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar

Downtown Dallas

Leigh Mills creates dishes such as Kaffir & Chili Crusted Ostrich using locally sourced ingredients and herbs grown in a rooftop garden

$130 $69

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The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery and T-shirts for Two Through November 29 (Up to 43% Off)

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery

Crowne Plaza

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Guests dig into appetizers and three-course meal while trying to solve interactive murder mystery, where actors blend in among diners

$173.90 $99

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One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Coffee and Baked Goods at Urban Blend (50% Off)

Urban Blend

Dallas

Historic West End coffee shop blends hot and cold drinks from locally roasted beans

$10 $5

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Mediterranean Dinner Cuisine Sunday–Thursday or Friday and Saturday at Fadi's Mediterranean Grill

Fadi's Mediterranean Grill

Oak Lawn

Award-winning vegetable dishes, creamy hummus, and sizzling skewers of lamb, chicken, and beef are served cafeteria-style

$20 $11

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Mediterranean Food at Cafe Izmir (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Cafe Izmir

Glencoe Park

Chefs prepare authentic Mediterranean fare such as hummus, grilled lamb chops & grilled quail, served family style on shareable plates

$20 $11

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Japanese Lunch or Dinner for Two or More at Hypnotic Sushi (50% Off)

Hypnotic Sushi

Oak Lawn

Bento boxes brimming with salmon teriyaki, plates of ton-katsu curry rice, and colorful maki

$40 $20

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Dinner or Lunch for Two or Four at Lolita's (54% Off)

Lolita's

Oak Lawn

Dig in to authentic Mexican dishes like carne asada or chicken street tacos, along with appetizers such as fresh guacamole, made table-side

$45.97 $21

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$12 for $20 Worth of Groceries, Merchandise, and Farm-to-Table Cuisine at Urban Acres

Urban Acres

Dallas

Executive Chef Rodriguez works with local farmers and artisans to prepare the freshest ingredients into tasty sandwiches, salads, and snacks

$20 $12

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$8 for $15 Worth of American Food at Bonnie & Clyde's Cheesesteak Factory

Bonnie And Clydes Cheesesteak Factory

Dallas

Cheesesteak sandwiches and burgers pair with loaded side dishes such as Frito pie and tater tots topped with chili and cheese

$15 $8

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Seafood and Po'Boys at Fish Bone Grill (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Fish Bone Grill

Northeast Dallas - White Rock

Alaskan snow-crab legs, blackened catfish, fried sea scallops, fried oysters, and gumbo

$20 $12

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$11 for $20 Worth of Homestyle Comfort Food at Mama's Daughters' Diner. Three Locations Available.

Mama's Daughters' Diner

Multiple Locations

Dine on classic homestyle dishes in a choice of three locations: Dallas, Plano, and Irving

$20 $11

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6-Inch Subs, Cookies, and Drinks for Two or One Subway Party Platter at Subway (Up to 42% Off)

Subway

Dallas

Freshly baked bread holds tasty ingredients such as meatballs, turkey breast, pepper jack cheese, and vegetables

$17.20 $10

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$12 for $20 Worth of Barbecue at Big Al’s Smokehouse BBQ

Big Al's Smokehouse BBQ

Northwest Dallas

Meats simmered and smoked in accordance with secret recipes flanked by fried okra, beans, and coleslaw.

$20 $12

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Krispy Krunchy Fried Chicken at Foodplus (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Foodplus

Dallas

Pop in to neighborhood store for some Krispy Krunchy fried chicken or a family combo with 12 pieces of chicken, 6 Cajun tenders, and sides

$6 $3

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Thai Cuisine at Bangkok Dee Thai Cuisine (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Bangkok Dee Thai Cuisine

Dallas

Chefs prepare classic Thai dishes such as pad thai, fried rice, curry puffs, and mango sticky rice

$20 $10

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Barbecue Meal with Veggies and Dessert, or Choice of Four Sandwiches at Barbeque Tavern (Up to 44% Off)

Barbeque Tavern

Mesquite

Slow-cooked meats served by the pound or stacked onto sandwiches

$52 $29

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Ethiopian Cuisine at Desta Ethiopian Restaurant (Up to 57% Off). Three Options Available.

Desta Ethiopian Restaurant

Dallas

Served amid contemporary, friendly atmosphere, specialties include extralean minced-beef kitfo prepared raw or slightly cooked and doro wot

$30 $15

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$129 for a 3-Course Prix Fixe Gourmet Dinner and a Scenic Flight for 2 at Delta Charlie’s ($275 Value)

Delta Charlie's

Dallas Executive Airport

Salad; entrees of chicken, rib eye, tilapia, or pasta; and cake or sundaes precede a private skyline tour in a four-seater plane

$275 $129

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$10 for $20 Worth of Greek Food for Dinner at Stratos Greek Taverna

Stratos Greek Taverna

Northwest Dallas

Homemade Greek dishes such as moussaka and souvlaki at an eatery that features Greek & belly dancers and a roof top patio

$20 $10

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Greek and Lebanese Food for Two or Four at Taza Grill (Up to 48% Off)

Taza Grill

Dallas

Lebanese and Greek cuisines include falafel pita wraps, chicken shawarma, lamb kebabs, and fattoush salads

$24 $14

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$30 or $40 Worth of Mexican Food at Cesar Taqueria (50% Off)

Cesar Taqueria

Dallas

Diners enjoy staple Mexican dishes such as tacos, enchiladas, and tortas at a restaurant with a sports bar and karaoke stage

$15 $7.50

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$12 for $20 Worth of Jamaican Food for Two at Reggae Wings & Tings

Reggae Wings & Tings

Garland

Jerk chicken and curry goat, fried plantains, and several types wings (jerk and lemon pepper) encompass Jamaican food

$20 $12

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American Cuisine and Drinks for Two or Four at Front Yard (Up to 50% Off)

Front Yard

Farmers Branch

Inside Sheraton Dallas Hotel by the Galleria, diners feast on American classics such as rib-eye steaks and burgers

$50 $25

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Fine Dining for Two or Four at Le Meridien Restaurant (50% Off)

Le Meridien Restaurant

Dallas

Globally inspired cuisine ranges from comforting southern fried chicken wings to upscale ahi tuna au poivre

$50 $26

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Hibachi Cuisine and Sushi for Two at Hibashi Teppan Grill & Sushi Bar (Up to 40% Off)

Hibashi Teppan Grill & Sushi Bar

Broadstone Galleria

Fresh sushi rolls, Korean short ribs, and hibachi seafood and steaks prepared tableside

$20 $12

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Italian Food for Lunch or Dinner at Siciliano's A Taste of Italy (Up to 50% Off)

Siciliano's A Taste of Italy

Garland

Southern Italian cuisine such as baked ziti and hand-tossed pizzas with complimentary garlic rolls

$20 $12

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$12 for $20 Worth of Southwest-Style Seafood, Steak, and Sandwiches for Two at The Wild Turkey

The Wild Turkey

Multiple Locations

Seafood, steak, and sandwiches with southwestern twist, including seafood combo fajitas and home cooking

$20 $12

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Thai Food for Two at Tom Yum Thai Restaurant (Up to 38% Off). Two Options Available.

Tom Yum Thai Restaurant

East Park Village

Thai fried rice dotted with egg and garlic, shrimp or tofu tom yum soup, and panang coconut curry

$16 $10

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$10 for $20 Worth of Mediterranean Dinner Sunday–Thursday or Friday and Saturday at Fadi's Mediterranean Grill

Fadi's Mediterranean Grill

Pepper Square Shopping Center

Award-winning vegetable dishes, creamy hummus, and sizzling skewers of lamb, chicken, and beef served cafeteria-style

$20 $10

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Brazilian Steakhouse Dinner for Two or Four at Blue Charcoal (47% Off)

Blue Charcoal

Northrich

Gauchos wander around tables carrying skewered meats, including picanha and bacon-wrapped chicken, which they carve directly onto plates

$72.90 $39

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$12 for $20 Worth of Mexican Cuisine at Mercado Juarez Cafe

Mercado Juarez Cafe

Multiple Locations

Fajitas, enchiladas, and authentic Mexican specialties served with freshly made flour tortillas and homemade salsas

$20 $12

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$10 for $20 Worth of Cigars or Upscale Bar Fare at Elite Cigar Cafe

Elite Cigar Cafe

Multiple Locations

More than 1,000 cigars fill a walk-in humidor alongside a café serving southwestern dishes

$20 $10

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Chinese Dinner for Two or Four at May Dragon (45% Off)

May Dragon

Addison

Restaurateur and former mayor Joe Chow warmly welcomes guests with stir-fried shrimp, sesame chicken, and lettuce wraps

$44 $24

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pub Food at Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill

Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill

Multiple Locations

Sports bar dishes out pub food such as spicy chicken wings, quesadillas, and nachos amongst a huge patio, pool, and darts

$20 $12

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$12 for $24 Worth of Mediterranean Food at SanabelS

SanabelS

Addison

Mediterranean cuisine with live performances from belly dancers on weekends

$24 $12

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Indian Food for Dine-In or Carry-Out at Bawarchi Signature (40% Off)

Bawarchi Signature

Addison

Chicken, goat, or vegetable biryani, deep-fried shrimp, and other North and South Indian delicacies

$20 $12

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$12 for $20 Worth of Mexican Food at Nuevo Leon Mex Mex Restaurant

Nuevo Leon Mex Mex Restaurant

Farmers Branch Shopping Center

At a Texas Monthly top Mexican restaurant, chefs make beef tips in mole-plantain sauce and young goat wrapped in banana leaves

$20 $12

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Mexican Dinner for Two or Four with Tacos or Combo Platters and Soft Drinks at Tacos Y Mas (45% Off)

Tacos Y Mas

Richardson

Chefs craft Mexican street-food classics, including traditional tacos with beef and shrimp and sprawling combo platters

$21.96 $12

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$15 for $30 Worth of Fast, Casual Italian Food at Arezzo Italian Street Food

Arezzo Italian Street Food

Addison

Fast, casual Italian food made using from-scratch dressings, wood-fired meats, and stone-baked breads

$30 $15

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Pub Food for Dine-In or Carryout at The Hub Sports Bar and Grill (40% Off)

The hub sports bar & grill

Addison

Twenty-eight HD televisions and eight HD projection screens offer zoomed-in views of sports as burgers and tacos grace tables

$20 $12

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Italian Cuisine for Two at Russo's New York Pizzeria

Russo's New York Pizzeria

Richardson

Hand-tossed New York–style pizzas covered in toppings such as buffalo chicken, artichoke hearts, and a fresh margherita blend

$20 $12

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$16 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Thai Cuisine at SaWaDiKa Thai Zone ($30 Value)

SaWaDiKa Thai Zone

Richardson

Red, green, and yellow curries, eight noodle dishes, and stir-fried beef marinated in lemongrass and served atop steamed jasmine rice

$15 $8

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Indian Dinner for Dine-In or Takeout at Flavors Indian Restaurant

Flavors Indian Restaurant

Addison

This family-run restaurant turns out tasty, traditional Indian cuisine, from lamb vindaloo to chicken tikka masala

$10 $5

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Mexican Food for Two During Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner at Danals Mexican Restaurant (40% Off)

Danals Mexican Restaurant

Irving

Chefs create Mexican staples, such as shrimp stuffed with white cheese and jalapeños, or beef sirloin steak seasoned with cilantro

$15 $9

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$11 for $20 Worth of Southern Cuisine at Louisiana Catfish & Chicken

Louisiana Catfish & Chicken

Duncanville

Chefs deep-fry catfish and shrimp Southern-style before pairing them with fries, hush puppies, and Kool-Aid-soaked pickles

$20 $11

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Dinner for Two or Four at Al-Amir Lebanese Restaurant and Club (Up to 42% Off)

Al-Amir Lebanese Restaurant and Club

Plaza At The Quorum

On select evenings, belly dancers liven up the room with their choreography as diners share tabbouli, skewers, and hookahs

$30 $18

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$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Italian Food from Dough Bro's Italian Kitchen

Dough Bro's Italian Kitchen

Dallas

Pizzas and calzones customized with local produce, six cheeses, and an assortment of sauces, plus catered meals with pasta and cheese sticks

$20 $11

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Two or Four Pulled-Pork Sandwiches at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (Up to 52% Off)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Multiple Locations

Slow-smoked pork fills hearty sandwiches at family-owned eatery that concludes each meal with complimentary ice cream

$10.50 $5

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Up to 53% Off Pizza — Rosati's; Valid Monday, Tuesday 11 AM - 3 PM

Rosati's

Garland

Tongues marvel at Chicago-style deep-dish pies laden with mozzarella & chunky tomatoes while thin pies bake to crispy perfection

$15 $7

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Pan-Asian Dinner Food at Piman Asian Bistro (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Piman Asian Bistro

Las Colinas

Diners chow down on a variety of Asian dishes, such as drunken noodles, orange chicken, and salmon teriyaki

$25 $13

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$12 for $20 Worth of Wings, Burgers, and Beer at Pete's Burgers, Wings & Drinks

Pete's Burgers, Wings & Drinks

Garland

Wings coated in roasted-garlic or lemon-pepper seasonings or sauces such as sweet chili, plus burgers topped with bolognese sauce and beer

$20 $12

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$18 for $30 Worth of Japanese Cuisine for Two or More at Geisha Steak and Sushi Restaurant

Geisha Steak & Sushi

Far North Dallas

Innovative sushi creations, such as lobster rolls with yamagobo or Queen rolls with snow crab and asparagus, mingle with hibachi entrees

$30 $18

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Indian Dinner for 2 or 4 or Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Indian Food at Nandhini (Up to 50% Off)

Nandhini

Plano

Diners devour tandoori meats and curries in an upscale dining room with saffron walls adorned with twisted tree branches and soft red carpet

$22 $13

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Colombian Food at Casa Vieja Restaurant (43% Off)

Casa Vieja Restaurant

Southwest Carrollton

Traditional Colombian empanadas and steak dishes served in a casual space that hosts live music and dancing on Saturday nights

$30 $17

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Breakfast Buffet for Two or Four, or $12 for $20 Worth of Burgers at Hav-R Charburger

Hav-R Charburger

Clark Road

More than 10 char-grilled burgers sate appetites, and breakfast buffets keep hunger at bay

$15.56 $8

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Brazilian Steak-House Dinner for Two or Four at Rodizio Grill Las Colinas (Up to 37% Off)

Rodizio Grill Las Colinas

Las Colinas

Enjoy more than 16 cuts of rotisserie meat, appetizers, and salad, paired with drinks and dessert

$93.98 $59

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pan-Indian Dinner Cuisine at Vindu Indian Cuisine

Vindu Indian Cuisine

North Dallas

Clay-fired tandoori entrees, dosas from South India, and entrees of chicken, vegetables, or lamb

$20 $12

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Afternoon Tea in Three Tiers for Two, Four, or Six at Into My Garden Tearoom (46% Off)

Into My Garden Tearoom

Downtown Plano

Friends relax with cups of tea and nibble on savory tea sandwiches, sweet tea breads, English scones, and pastries served on fine china

$37 $20

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$8 for $15 Worth of Philly Cheesesteaks at Texadelphia

Texadelphia

Las Colinas

Texas–influenced philly cheesesteaks made with 100% Angus beef or chicken and topped with a signature mustard sauce or queso

$15 $8

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Asian Cuisine at Yu's Asian Diner (Up to 48% Off)

Yu's Asian Diner

Plano

A menu with more than 20 signature dishes—including plenty of spicy creations—is available during both lunch and dinner hours

$15 $7.75

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Up to 50% Off Tex-Mex — Don Juan's; Valid Monday, Tuesday 11 AM - 8 PM

Don Juan's

Downtown Grand Prairie

Chefs cobble together fresh meat & beans to build enchiladas with chili & chips, taco burger, or bean & meat chalupa

$10 $5

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Mexican Food at Plano Tortilla Factory (Up to 40% Off). Three Options Available.

Plano Tortilla Factory

Plano

Hand-made tortillas with no preservatives, tamales, menudo, and guisados at tortilla factory with catering options

$18 $11

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Indian Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Hilltop Indian Cuisine (Up to 48% Off). Three Options Available.

Hilltop Indian Cuisine

Irving

Chefs import spices and herbs from India to craft meat-based and vegetarian Indian dishes within a chic restaurant with great patio views

$22.88 $14

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Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at Sushi on McKinney (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Sushi on McKinney

Plano

Beef teriyaki and vegetable tempura match with creative sushi rolls such as the fried craw fish roll with avocado and cream cheese

$40 $23

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$10.99 for $20 Worth of Greek Food for Dinner at Kosta's Cafe

Kosta's Cafe

Plano

Gyros, souvlaki, spanakopita, and other classic Greek eats served in a rustic cafe with ample wine

$20 $10.99

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$12.25 for $21 Worth of Fried Catfish and Seafood at Jimmy's Catfish

Jimmy's Catfish

Downtown Grand Prairie

Sizzling seafood such as oyster poboys and fried catfish with hush puppies served alongside chicken wings and fried okra

$21 $12.25

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Japanese and Asian Fusion Cuisine for Two or Four at Koi Xpress (Up to 40% Off)

Koi Xpress

Valley Ranch

Cooks quickly, but expertly prepare Japanese and Asian staples, including maki rolls, udon noodles, terriyaki bowls, and bento boxes

$20 $12

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As far as fires go, it could have been much worse—the May 2012 blaze that sparked suddenly in Kalachandji’s kitchen was put out by firefighters, and no one was injured. However, the kitchen was destroyed, and smoke damaged the rest of the building. In the days that followed, the community was left to wonder if and when the beloved space would return to its former opulence. Kalachandji’s has been part of the neighborhood for more than 30 years, billing itself as Dallas’s oldest continuously operating vegetarian restaurant. As part of the local Hare Krishna temple, it bore a majestic charm that was somehow different from even the city’s most elegant dining establishments and treehouses. With devotion and patience, the temple members were able to reopen their restaurant in early 2013; the Dallas Observer celebrated their efforts, writing that “we're relieved to see the restaurant open and unscathed.” Inside, as before, there is a different stained-glass window in each booth, bathing shiny espresso tabletops with colorful swatches of light. A wide stone stairway leads out to the patio, where dark, swirled pillars support yellow archways that seem to glow in the light of hanging lanterns. In the center, a large tree draped with white twinkle lights stretches up to the open ceiling, hinting at the stars sparkling above its branches. Even the kitchen is a sight to behold—here, women wrapped in saris and men with the traditional yellow line painted down their foreheads prepare whatever meat-free dishes suit the staff's whims that day. The mainly Indian buffet has some permanent fixtures—vegetable curry, dal (a bean soup), and rice pudding—but a different international entree appears every day, sating appetites with lasagna one day and enchiladas the next. Many dishes are prepared using Ayurvedic techniques that, like the most respected gossip blogs, date back nearly 5,000 years, though some recipes are updated to accommodate vegan and gluten-free diets. Kalachandji’s is popular enough to offer cooking classes that teach people how to prepare the food served in the restaurant. But there’s something about being in the restaurant itself: as the Observer noted when they named it 2012’s Best Vegetarian Food, Kalachandji’s "finds its way onto our list year after year. … But we’ll never tire of sitting in their beautiful garden patio, eating dal and vegetable curry and drinking tamarind tea.”

5430 Gurley Ave
Dallas,
TX
US

Whether stuffing cornhusks with hand-ground maize or hosting holiday meals for the hungry, the Moreno family radiates the spirit of giving, earning kudos from the Dallas Observer and the East Dallas community. Since 1984, the clan has welcomed visitors to La Popular with warmth, hospitality, and their lauded tamales. Made without lard or gluten, each leaf-wrapped tamale brims with hearty fillings such as pork, chicken breast, ground chuck, and spiced pinto beans. The Morenos gather many ingredients from the Dallas Famers Market, where they also prepare savory bites for passersby. On weekends, the flagship location serves Mexican classics such as slow-roasted barbacoa beef, fried pork feet, and carnitas as tender as a love poem's first kiss.

5004 Columbia Ave
Dallas,
TX
US

Brought to Dallas by the same owners as La Popular Tamale House, Peak & Elm Cocina Y Bar offers fresh, authentic Mexican fare made from locally sourced ingredients. The casual BYOB eatery is situated, naturally, at the corner of Peak and Elm, and represents what Thrillist?s Aaron Miller calls ?an homage to old East Dallas.? The writer notes the bar's collection of local artwork, wooden fixtures straight from area houses, and knob-adorned bar as proof to his claim. Old Dallas or not, Peak & Elm?s food is a twist on classic Mexican cuisine, thanks to items such as tamale pies, fresh ceviche, and tacos tapatios?taquitos filled with Prime beef and served with sides of pickled cabbage-and-carrot slaw.

132 North Peak Street
Dallas,
TX
US

Though its simple brick exterior says Dallas, the inside of Murray Street Coffee Shops screams European chic. Classic Scandinavian furniture lines the bi-level space, enriching the slate and cream-colored walls with pops of color from orange upholstery, chartreuse plastic, and glowing paper lanterns. On the first floor, baristas transform artisanal beans from local, national, and international sources into what they call “haute” espresso drinks; this never includes the frozen blender concoctions common at big-name chains. After ordering, guests can ascend to the second story via one of two stairwells, each leading to a different side of the bright and sunny upper level. Hip, but never overbearing, music inundates this space most days. However, on Thursday evenings a phenomenon known as Thursday Night Groove takes place, during which a live DJ spins experimental post-rock and deep reggae while onlookers sip coffee or tea.

103 Murray St
Dallas,
TX
US

Beams of sunlight filter in through the lush vegetation that surrounds Garden Cafe?s outdoor patio and garden. Such a setting seems almost designed to inspire poetry, and it?s hardly a coincidence that the caf? hosts a regular poetry dinner that pairs a five-course meal with open-mic poetry readings.

If poetry isn?t your thing, Garden Cafe still has you covered with an all-day breakfast and lunch served out on the patio. Popular menu items include house salads, sandwiches, and omelets made with organic and free-range eggs. Though the options are varied, the chefs don?t skimp on any of them. One case in point is the french toast, which is covered in real, organic Vermont syrup and topped with a miniature beret.

5310 Junius St
Dallas,
TX
US

Our Tacos are very large and very scrumptious. Be sure and ask for extra napkins, you'll need them...

3014 Main St
Dallas,
TX
US