Florida Nightlife

Catharsis Restaurant & Lounge – 37% Off Dinner in the Dark

Coral Way

$125 $79

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Hosts serve an ever-changing six-course menu of gourmet cuisine blind-folded in total darkness, heightening diners' other senses

Big City Events Festivals – Up to 51% Off

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

Four seasonal festivals featuring craft beers, cocktails, live music, and fireworks

9th Annual Sunscreen Film Festival – Up to 44% Off

Multiple Locations

$52 $29

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Academy-sponsored festival celebrates filmmaking by screening 150 independent flicks and hosting workshops on the movie-making process

The Lacs and Moonshine Bandits — Up to 43% Off

Central Business District

$17.64 $10

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Rock meets rap meets country when two hard-partying, dynamic musical duos hit the stage

Up to 53% Off at Geo's Pool and Pub

Tallahassee

$31.99 $15

Live music and karaoke serenade pool players at multiple tables as they enjoy tasty beers and classic pub appetizers such as wings

"Through the Looking Glass" – Up to 51% Off

Bailey Concert Hall

$24.50 $14

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Alice journeys into a mirror world and fights the evil Red Queen that rules it in this musical adaptation of Lewis Caroll's novel

Up to 53% Off "Psychosis" Multimedia Dance Show

Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

$32.04 $16

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Dancers create an empathetic portrait of mental illness, from a ballet performed in straitjackets to patients who use fantasy as catharsis

Half Off Comedy Show at Rockeys Dueling Piano Bar

Gainesville

$24 $12

Nationally touring comedians transform piano bar into a sanctum of side-splitting jokes while guests sip on delicious cocktails

Up to 51% Off Concerts at The Rrazz Room

The Rrazz Room - Coral Springs Museum of Art

$50.52 $25

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Concert from acclaimed vocalist or tribute to beloved musicals

Cirque Italia – Up to 41% Off

Westfield Brandon Mall- Near SEARS Store

$52 $31

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Capering clowns, strongmen, and death-defying acrobats perform atop a water-filled stage during a two-hour spectacle

54% Off a Wine & Cheese Tasting at The French Wine Merchant

Floral Park

$85 $39

Cheese is paired with French wines from obscure microwineries; attendees can purchase the featured bottles at a discount

Judy Torres – Up to 50% Off Freestyle Concert

Firehouse Nightclub

$29.13 $15

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Dance-pop singer hailed as "The Queen of Freestyle" performs hits such as "Come Into My Arms" and "No Reason to Cry"

Classic Albums Live Presents Van Halen – Up to 50% Off

Youkey Theatre at The Lakeland Center

$28.50 $14.25

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Veteran rockers recreate Van Halen's debut album note-for-note, along with other Van Halen hits

Up to 60% Off Murder-Mystery Show

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens

$24 $14

Interactive performance incorporates games of Bingo into the show while all investigate clues and backstories to figure out whodunit.

Half Off Mini Hookah at Darna Lounge

Palmetto Place Condominiums

$75 $36

Enjoy puffs of fragrant smoke inside a hookah bar, on an outdoor patio with cushioned sofas, then later at home

Alco Capital Theaters

Boynton Beach

$35 $21

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All stadium seats face large-format screens that flash first-run blockbusters in Dolby Digital 3-D and local flicks on 35-mm film

Up to 51% Off Movie Night at Cinematique

Daytona Beach

$35.95 $18

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Art movie house with digital projection and surround sound serves appetizers including hummus, caprese skewers, and popcorn

Up to 55% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Theater

Champions World Resort

$65 $29

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Dining audiences uncover who murdered an attendee at a storybook coronation

Up to 52% Off Eco-Friendly Fashion Event

Museum of Contemporary Art

$123.99 $59

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Unique event pairs eco-friendly fashions with narrated scenes and live music

Up to 58% Off Standup Comedy

Palm Harbor

$36 $15

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Guests enjoy standup comedy while digging into entrees and sipping premium drinks

Up to 43% Off Draft Beers at House for Beer

Port Orange

$28 $15.99

Craft beers are poured from a rotating selection of 50 draft beers that include Florida-made brews; HD TVs feature main sporting events

39% Off at The Breeze Cinema 8 and The Ridge Cinema 8

Multiple Locations

$19 $11.50

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Hit comedies, dramas, and family films screened any day before 6 p.m. at either of two independent theaters

$10 for American Food at Woodshed Grill and Brew Pub

West Pensacola

$20 $10

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Juicy burgers, saucy chicken wings, nachos, and other pub favorites; sports games broadcast on more than 20 flat-screen TVs

50% Off

West and East Lealman

$10 $5

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Pub Food and Drinks at The Crazy Horse Saloon

Palm Beach Gardens

$20 $10

Wings, baby-back ribs, burgers, and baskets of shrimp are served up alongside cool draft beers and domestic buckets

Up to 53% Off at Wine & Brew

Dunedin

$20 $10

Craft beer haven features a constantly rotating selection of brews alongside wines served by the glass and bottle

Up to 51% Off at The Brass Tap

Dade City

$36.99 $18

Patrons sip beer flights at this bar with a choice of four sharable appetizers from Beef O'Bradys

Half Off Wine Class at Florida Estates Winery

Land O' Lakes

$50 $25

Wine classes teach students about various wine-related topics and include tastings

Repticon – 50% Off

Navarre Conference Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

Peter Noone from Herman's Hermits — Up to 50% Off Concert

Trilogy Orlando

$40 $20

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After a wine and beer tasting, hear legendary vocalist Peter Noone perform hits such as "I'm Into Something Good"

"La Mermaid" Ballet for Two — Up to 25% Off

Trinity Preparatory Theater

$40 $30

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Ballet Fedotov presents a world-premiere re-imagining of Hans Christian Andersen's beautiful, tragic story

Up to 47% Off KISS or Bon Jovi Tribute

House of Blues Orlando

$13 $7

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Tribute acts recreate the glam-rock excess of KISS and the sound and look of Bon Jovi in concerts full of greatest hits

Up to 61% Off Organic Wine or Beer Tastings with Chocolate

Key West

$45 $20

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Guests pair organic wine or small-batch beers with gourmet chocolates while learning the history behind their rich treats

Up to 52% Off Singles Meet Ups

Parkland

$29.99 $15

Social singles gather at area bowling alleys and bars for a low-pressure environment in which to meet new people

“How to Be a Wine Snob” Wine-Tasting Packages 

Tarpon Springs

$84.50 $39

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Sip wines during "How to Be a Wine Snob" class before choosing a full glass to enjoy; take home one bottle of wine and two keepsake glasses

Derby Day at the Ranch – Up to 50% Off

Premier Sports Campus

$150 $99

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Watch the Kentucky Derby on a giant LCD screen, with music from country star Caroline Kole and local favorites The Black Honkeys

Up to 54% Off Beer Flight at Culhane's Irish Pub

Atlantic Beach

$24 $12

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Each fight offers four 7 oz. pours of beer selection that changes seasonally in an authentic Irish pub

Up to 47% Off Blues Festival

Elizabeth Evans Park

$55 $29

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Two days of live blues music from Jimmy Thackery, Ana Popovic, and Muddy Waters' son Big Bill Morganfield

Up to 50% Off Single-Feature Movie

Multiple Locations

$21 $14.25

Both options are for a single feature

Up to 62% Off Movie Screening for 2, 4, or 6

Lake Park

$20 $8

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Intimate, indie-minded movie theater screens documentaries and comedies

Up to 41% Off Southern Punk Rock Concert

Sports Page Live

$10.25 $6

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Southern punk rockers embark on a national tour in support of their latest album

50% Off Hookah Package at The Tent Hookah Lounge

Park Ridge

$42 $21

Lounge transports guests to palm-lined shores of Mediterranean with Middle Eastern cuisine and wisps of fragrant flavored hookah smoke

Up to 50% Off Speciality Drink Tasting at MOVA Lounge Brickell

Miami

$27.42 $14

Samples of two- to three-ounce pours can include passion fruit puree, dragon berry rum, and Herradura tequila

Up to 52% Off Bar Food at Hogan's Beach

Northwest Tampa

$25 $12

Watch the big game on flat-screen TVs while filling your plate with wings, burgers, pizza, and more; bar has more than 20 beers on tap

Up to 50% Off Pub Food at Durty's Bar and Grille

St. Petersburg

$20 $11

Tear into a burger and stay a while with a game of pool or join in with a nightly event, like karaoke or trivia

The Orlando Comedy Show – Up to 56% Off Standup

The Mezz

$20 $11

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National headlining comics, including Pedro Lima, Catherine Maloney, and Kirk Bonacci, fill Friday-night shows

World of Rock – Up to 50% Off Dance Performance

Multiple Locations

$60 $30

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Word Ballet's dancers tear into rock tunes with daring choreography, aided by local rock band Faux Show.

47% Off Movie Package For Two at Gateway Theatre

Fort Lauderdale

$41.50 $22

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Moviegoers enjoy popcorn and soda during a classic, current, or indie flick in a historic theater

Up to 51% Off at The Cage Bar & Grill

Davie

$20 $10

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Pub classics such as housemade meatloaf and baby back ribs at a sports bar lined with flat-screen TVs

Up to Half Off at Bluefield Estate Winery

Gainesville

$16 $9

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Sip up to eight wines brewed from blueberries or muscadine grapes in a winery nestled on a scenic horse farm

50% Off at Pasha Restaurant & Hookah Lounge

West Palm Beach

$30 $15

As hookah patrons inhale flavored smoke from the elaborate pipes, they can sip both standard and exotic fruit juices

Up to 59% Off Hookah at The De Carlos Bar

South Beach Plaza Hotel

$41 $17

10 hookah flavors complement signature cocktails such as watermelon lychee, long island, sex on the beach, and tequila sunrise

Up to 43% Off Children's Theater

The Borland Center for Performing Arts

$26.49 $15

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Comic re-imaginings of classic fairy tales, ideal for young children

Up to 52% Off "The Lost Comedies of William Shakespeare"

Annie Russell Theatre

$42 $20

Using audience suggestions and their own Shakespearean knowledge, company improvises Elizabethan-style comedy

48% Off Punk-Rock Concert

Sport's Page Bar & Grill

$23.08 $12

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'80s punk-rock band performs "Bloodstains" and other hits

Up to 43% Off Cocktails at Above Mayfair Pool Lounge

Miami

$48 $29

Under an open sky, visitors tip drinks while listening to music spun by DJs

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Spaghetti Warehouse

$120 $58

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

Sak Comedy Lab – Up to Half Off Improv

Central Business District

$40 $20

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Comics compete for laughs, clash in competitions, and create characters, songs, and scenarios on the spot

Up to 67% Off Bottle-Service Package at Kaos Ultra Lounge

North Fort Lauderdale

$239 $79

Sips of vodka, rum, whiskey, or tequila pair with appetizers or desserts in a chic club

Up to 52% Off at Alley Cat Bar and Grill

Hollywood

$30 $15

Bar classics, such as fish tacos and mushroom swiss burgers, served amid weekly entertainment, including live bands and karaoke

Up to 63% Off Billiards Lessons

Play Great Pool

$250 $99

During two-hour sessions, a billiards expert teaches up to four pupils professional shots and strategies for sinking balls into pockets

Up to 72% Off a Nightclub Package

Pick up at The Kent Hotel

$145 $40

Party bus equipped with a stereo and 50-inch TV transports guests from a two-hour preparty to a nightclub

Up to 51% Off Pool and Drinks

Multiple Locations

$36.99 $18

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Groups shoot pool for two hours while munching wings and cheese sticks and sipping drinks

Up to 53% Off Wine-Tasting Class for Two or Four

Downtown Miami

$80 $41

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Wine and art boutique hosts tastings of top-end Italian and Californian wines paired with cheeses, olives, and other snacks

Up to 87% Off In-Home Wine Tasting

University Square

$150 $19

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Wine consultants travel to homes, pouring samples from four or six different bottles for small groups

50% Off Hookah

Southwest Orange

$30 $15

Flavorful tobacco and clinking drinks fill laid-back hookah lounge atmosphere, which sometimes hosts live music

Up to 50% Off Drinks and Hookah at Infinity Lounge

location

$20 $11

Guests down drinks and savor hookah on comfortable couches as electronic dance music plays in the background

Up to 53% Off Miami Rat Pack Tribute

Miami Blues Restaurant

$40 $19

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Cabaret crooners impersonate Sinatra, Martin, Davis, and even Marilyn with songs and banter

Up to 55% Off Women’s Performing-Arts Fest

Tampa Preparatory School

$44.18 $20

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Festival spotlights female perspectives with two weekends of dance, music, poetry, and comedy

46% Off Beer and Pool at Backstage Billiards

Orlando

$28 $15

Beginners and pool sharks alike can rack up games on any of the 24 Brunswick tables

High Dive – Up to 49% Off Rock, Reggae, and Rap Shows

High Dive

$17.35 $11

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Beach-themed acts such as Ballyhoo!, Authority Zero, Aer, and the original king of the surf guitar, Dick Dale, storm Gainesville in April

50% Off a SoBeComedy Show for Two

Barezzito

$40 $20

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Showcases of Florida's top comics and national headliners seen on Comedy Central and Def Comedy Jam

45% Off Pub Food at The Station Bar & Grill

Quadrangle

$20 $11

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Pub food such as wings, flatbreads, and burgers served in bar and grill with flat-screen TVs and occasional dancing

Up to 50% Off WMC Electric Beach Party

Nikki Beach

$110 $55

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The WMC party returns to Nikki Beach, playing EDM from noon until sunrise

Up to 56% Off Three Musketeers Dinner Show

Orlando

$65.95 $29

D’Artagnan and the Three Musketeers launch a daring rescue of a royal maiden as guest dine on a three-course dinner

Miami Massive 2014 – Up to 48% Off Festival

Nikki Beach

$57.50 $30

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WMC Madness week kicks off with the sixth annual Miami Massive, filling scenic Nikki Beach with 55 DJs for 17 hours of springtime revelry

Chippendales – Up to 39% Off

Mansion Miami

$57.44 $35

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World-famous all-male dancers don cuffs, collars, and little else as they raise temperatures with sultry moves; tickets will go quickly

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Absolute Fitness for Women’s east and west locations serve as temples of dedication, where focused staff members help women of all ages to achieve their fitness goals in specialized, dedicated facilities. Both exercise studios boast areas with a specific purpose, whether it’s the cardio and weight-training rooms or the aquatics center featuring a large pool. Students 2 or older plié and prance through ballet lessons and jazz and hip-hop classes in a dance studio, and mirrored suites with hardwood floors house Pilates equipment such as reformers to help with major core conditioning.

With such ample square footage, Absolute Fitness for Women manages to combine fitness furnishings with a number of other services. Members relax and unwind in spas concealed in the locker rooms, and a child-care area is available. After an intense workout, visitors can replenish burnt calories with a snack in the bistro. Medically knowledgeable trainers also offer extensive physiotherapy services for a range of conditions, such as lingering injuries, headaches, dizziness, and neck and back pain. They utilize diverse techniques such as hydrotherapy (in-pool exercise) and electrical muscle and transcutaneous nerve stimulation, which is accomplished by building up an electrical charge while rubbing one’s head into shag carpeting.

9850 San Jose Blvd
Jacksonville,
FL
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The breadth of the Atlantic Ocean doesn't impact the reach of Alfredo Patino. As the chef and owner of Bin No. 18, the Miami-based chef draws inspiration from the casual cuisine of European bistros while using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients and contemporary technique to lend a bit of New World flair to the ever-changing menus. French, Italian, and Latin American flavors appear throughout Chef Patino's cuisine, adding a global scope to the regionally rooted dishes.

Shareable platters of imported European cheeses and cured meats are served alongside Latin staples, including octopus salad, as well as classic Italian entrees made with homemade pastas. But recreating time-honored classics isn't the only thing that Chef Patino does. He also demonstrates a willingness to experiment by fusing New and Old World influences. This culinary whimsy is evident in the kitchen's modern interpretation of a Cuban sandwich—complete with slow-roasted pork, brie, and fig sauce—which earned a spot on Food & Wine magazine's list of the Best Sandwiches in the U.S.

And much like the European bistros that originally inspired Chef Patino, Bin No. 18 features an extensive wine list. Like his menu, the wine list takes a global approach by including bottles from Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Hungary, Greece, and Austria, as well as Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Washington State, California, and Oregon. This variety of options ensures that numerous pairing options are available for diners looking to enjoy a glass with their meal or collection of small plates. CBS Miami was also impressed by the selection, placing Bin No. 18 on its 2011 list of the Best Wine Bars In South Florida.

The Old World inspiration shines through a bit more clearly in the restaurant's décor, which skews more toward a rustic, yet refined ambiance as opposed to a nouveau vibe. Wooden wine barrels sit beside tables with avocado-green chairs, occasionally doubling as small side tables. At the same time, the collection of crystal chandeliers dangling from the ceiling adds a bit of classical elegance to the space.

1800 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami,
Florida
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For more than 50 years, family-owned Pin Chasers alleys have been adding perks to the bowling basics. Leagues for all skill levels, six-week lesson plans, and the immersive light shows of late-night Cyber bowling entertain families with the fundamentals. It's when the scoring systems—equipped with touchscreen consoles and customizable backgrounds—boot up or the automatic bumpers raise between turns that players might first take notice of their high-tech surroundings. As for service, the inviting staff hand out complimentary bowling shoes and socks, and will assist guests in picking out the right type of ball rather than noisily sandblasting one down to size when it doesn’t fit. The full-service cafes also manage to defy expectations by serving breakfast fare around the clock.

Friendly employees and full bars span each of Pin Chasers' three locations, but other amenities differ. Visitors can aim cues at Veterans' four billiards tables, stretch their thumbs at East Pasco's arcade, or try to count all of Midtown's 50 lanes without first extracting their fingers from their bowling balls.

5555 W Hillsborough Ave.
Tampa,
FL
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Ferg's Sports Bar and Grill sprang from humble beginnings. What started in 1992 as a concrete-block space with 75 seats has since grown into a two-story establishment whose sprawling indoor and outdoor seating areas encompass almost two city blocks. Like the growth of the business, the bar and grill's building materials reflect input from the surrounding community: the wood flooring was compiled from area gymnasiums, and the walls are paneled with hardwood from the old All Children's Hospital.

Owner Mark Ferguson continues to fuel his success with more than 70 TVs, classic bar eats, and a calendar filled with live-music and trivia nights. In addition to fans, the restaurant has been known to serve renowned politicians and—according to the Tampa Bay Times—Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. Perhaps the duo chose the eatery for its paparazzi-curbing underground tunnel, which leads beneath 1st Avenue South to the stadium.

1320 Central Ave
Saint Petersburg,
FL
US

When Joseph Olear tore down the original Three Point Bowling Center, he preserved what mattered most. ”We recycled the 35-year-old maple lanes and made a bar out of it,” he happily explains. “And also this gorgeous desk in my office.” The former alley was bought out by Joe’s father in ’86—a spontaneous decision that still perplexes the son. He “just bought the place! If you’d have told me we’d have a bowling alley, I’d have thought you were crazy.” That said, it’s a decision that gave Joe the reins to a facility he would totally revamp.

The updated alley features 16 automatic lanes, one of the largest bars in Kansas City, and a large crop of vine-ripened bowling balls. Olear has also solicited the master food stylings of chef Dan Cermeno for juicy burgers, steak-filled sandwiches, and spicy seafood pastas. He explains that Cermeno’s dishes—available at the alley or in Three Pins Diner—are by no means typical alley fare. “He’s a shopping king,” says Olear. ”On his way in, he stops to shop. [Always] fresh fruit and veggies—wherever the freshest stuff is.”

Beyond the lanes, Three Point entertains patrons with six full-size pool tables, dartboards, indoor and outdoor TVs up to 64 inches wide, as well as nightly league events. The revelry also extends outdoors, where an expansive outdoor deck patio hosts a meat smoker capable of feeding parties of up to 500. “There’s a guy comes in at first light and smokes the meat, “says Olear. “Venison, ribs, whatever he has. It’s in there for about 10 hours. It’s unmatched, really.” Wonderful as that is, there’s one thing Joe enjoys more. “Having a drink at the bar,” he says, smiling. “People will say they met their wife here. It happens on a fairly regular basis—someone comes in and says how nice the place is. It really makes your day.”

7474 Hoffner Ave
Orlando,
FL
US

At CinéBistro, a luxurious dining theater, patrons settle into wide cushioned seats as they watch the latest action flicks and comedies flicker on the silver screen. Viewing companions alternate drawing buttery, salty puffed maize out of a shared tub of popcorn, hoping to find Gene Hackman's golden business card buried somewhere inside. Although not included with this Groupon, CinéBistro serves seated cinema aficionados a wide menu of appetizers, entrees, and desserts to complement their popcorn, from a caesar salad for a light meal ($10.75) to a pan-seared Atlantic salmon cooked to order ($19.50). Dessert indulgences include a deconstructed peanut-butter pie ($8), and liquid indulgences proffer a wine list full of international vintages to guzzle during foreign movies, as well as domestic and imported beers, martinis, and cocktails.

17355 NW 59th Ave
Hialeah,
FL
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