Food & Drink in Florin

Filipino-Style Meal for Two or Four at Savory Fried Chicken (Up to 44% Off)

Savory Fried Chicken

Elk Grove

Dishes include Filipino-style chicken served unbattered, Java rice, fried pairs, or veggie, pork, or chicken lumpias

$16 $9

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$17 for Four 10-Inch Cheesesteak Sandwiches at Cheese Steak Restaurant ($35.96 Value)

Cheese Steak Restaurant

Elk Grove

30+ varieties of cheesesteak, from classic to chicken philly cheesesteaks crowned with bacon or roasted chili pepper and salsa

$36 $17

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Tea-Time Sampler with Sandwiches and Scones for Two or Four at Dori's Tea Cottage (Up to 42% Off)

Dori's Tea Cottage

Groveland

Hearty sampler platters provide plenty of snacks to share while enjoying a pot of tea, such as cucumber sandwiches, scones, and cookies

$32.95 $19

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$9 for $16 Worth of Sandwiches and Sundaes at Leatherby’s Family Creamery

Leatherby's Family Creamery

Multiple Locations

Ice cream made in-house is scooped into sundaes, floats, and shakes and served alongside savory sandwiches, burgers, and salads

$16 $9

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$18 for $30 Worth of Seafood Boil and Asian Cuisine at Asian N’ Cajun

Asian N’ Cajun

Sacramento

Shrimp, crab, and crawfish boils served with Cajun or Asian-style sauces, served alongside egg rolls and Vietnamese noodle dishes

$30 $18

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Jerk and Fried Chicken for One or Two People at Sacto Chicken Co. (Up to 40% Off)

Sacto Chicken Co.

UC Davis Medical Center

Tasty sides pair with jerk and fried chicken, wings, sandwiches, and family meals

$10 $7

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Mexican Dinner or Lunch at Vallejo’s (Up to 47% Off)

Vallejo's

Multiple Locations

Mexican cuisine served at the business-casual 11th Street location or in the remodeled early-1920s building of the 4th Street location

$15 $8

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pub Cuisine and Drinks at University of Beer

University of Beer

Midtown

Pair more than 100 draft beers with food like spicy bacon macaroni and cheese, tacos, wings, asian fries, sliders, and breakfast burritos

$20 $12

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pub Food and Sandwiches at River City Saloon

River City Saloon

Central Sacramento

Sandwiches such as the Doc Holliday with roast beef, cheddar & cream cheese, BBQ sauce, bacon & mayo, plus “almost famous” garlic hot sauce

$20 $12

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Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society Presents Jazz Sunday at Elks Lodge #6, November 9–April 12 at Noon (Up to 50% Off)

Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society presents Jazz Sunday

Elks Lodge #6

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Explore three stages of simultaneous music, including an open-to-all jam session; upcoming acts include Dan Barrett and Duke Heitger

$30 $15

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Southern Comfort Food for Dine-In or Catering Pickup at Sandra Dee's BBQ (40% Off)

Sandra Dee's BBQ

Central Sacramento

Barbecue pork loin and fried catfish pair with hush puppies and corn-bread muffins made by a lifelong chef and her family

$25 $15

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Standup-Comedy Show for Two or Four on Friday–Sunday at Laughs Unlimited (Up to 88% Off)

Laughs Unlimited

Central Sacramento

Venerable club with alumni such as Jerry Seinfeld and Dennis Miller hosts established and rising comedians

$40 $10

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Standup Comedy at Sacramento Punch Line (Up to 76% Off)

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Sacramento Punch Line

Nationally touring comedians headline Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, including Steve Byrne, Shaun Latham and Fortune Feimster

$74 $18

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Japanese Dinner or Lunch at Nishiki Sushi (Up to 40% Off)

Nishiki Sushi

Midtown

More than three dozen specialty rolls share the menu with classic sashimi and nigiri and Japanese comfort foods

$20 $12

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Food, Drink, or Karaoke Rental, Two-Hour Karaoke-Room Rental, or Two-Hour VIP Room Rental at SKY KTV (Up to 52% Off)

SKY KTV

Sacramento

Inside intimate lounge, revelers unleash their inner pop star during private karaoke sessions

$30 $16

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$85 for a Murder-Mystery Dinner Show and Mugs for Two from Dinner Detective Sacramento ($161.60 Value)

Dinner Detective Sacramento

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Dinner party descends into wacky madness as an interactive murder mystery unfolds; improv actors play detectives and suspects

$161.60 $85

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$10 for $20 Worth of Sushi at Ju Hachi by Taka

Ju Hachi by Taka

Central Sacramento

Classically trained sushi chef devises beef teriyaki, salmon-skin rolls, albacore sashimi with jalapeño, and ponzu

$20 $10

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Two $25 or $50 Gift Cards for Upscale American Meals at Formoli's Bistro (12% Off)

Formoli's Bistro

East Sacramento

Classic American dishes with an upscale twist, such as burgers topped with habanero aioli and savory seafood bisque

$25 $22

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Indian Cuisine at Bombay Bar & Grill (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Bombay Bar & Grill

Midtown

Restaurant rated by Zagat uses an approachable amount of spices to make its seasonal Indian cuisine appealing to a broad range of palates

$20 $10

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$11 for $20 Worth of Sushi and Chinese Food at Lotus Fusion

Lotus Fusion

Natomas Corporate Center

20 specialty sushi rolls, such as the super veggie with fried yams, and Chinese entrees that include chow mein and bbq pork fried rice

$20 $11

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Wood-Fired Pizza for Takeout, Dine-In, or Catering at Cafe Napoli (Up to 45% Off). Five Options Available.

Cafe Napoli

Arden - Arcade

Wood-fired ovens bake crispy pizzas with all manner of toppings; other Italian classics include spaghetti and meatballs and chicken parm

$20 $12

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Wine and Small Plates for Two or Four at Revolution Wines (Up to 51% Off)

Revolution Wines

Central Sacramento

Urban winery pours out glasses of artisan red and white wines that are paired with small artisan plates of seasonal bistro fare

$40 $20

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$16 for $30 Worth of Desserts at Cupcake Craving

Cupcake Craving

Multiple Locations

Handcrafted cupcake flavors baked daily include champagne, red velvet, mint-chocolate & sugar-free varieties; cookies & ice cream available

$30 $16

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Classic Diner Food at Eggie's Restaurant (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Eggie's Restaurant

Arden - Arcade

Since 1977, cooks at this downhome diner have been serving up four-egg omelets for breakfast and sandwiches and burgers for lunch

$20 $11

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Sushi Dinner for Two or Karaoke Party Room Rental with Drink Credit at Oishii Sushi Bar and Grill (Up to 51% Off)

Oishii Sushi Bar and Grill

Downtown

Cocktails complement menu of specialty rolls, fresh sashimi, and sushi and fuel karaoke performances in private rooms

$25 $16

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$45 for $75 Worth of Vegetarian Cuisine for Catering or Takeout at Andy Nguyen's Vegetarian Restaurant

Andy Nguyen's Vegetarian Restaurant

Curtis Park

Vegetarian cuisine with Vietnamese and Chinese influences includes a soy “beef” bistro burger and rice-noodle dishes with organic mushrooms

$75 $45

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Pizza and Italian Food During Lunch or Dinner at Strings Pizzeria (Up to 40% Off)

Strings Pizzeria

Rosemont

Casual pizzeria bakes up specialty pies, hearty calzones, and toasty sandwiches

$14 $8.49

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$18 for Two Hours of Pool for Up to 10 People and One Large Pizza at Blue Cue (Up to $36 Value)

Blue Cue

Midtown

Get the pool party started with help from a large thin-crust pizza

$36 $18

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$22 for $40 Worth of Mexican Dinner Cuisine, Valid Sunday–Friday at Mayahuel

Mayahuel

Downtown

The restaurant within a tequila museum showcases classic Mexican cuisine, such as tacos and mole poblano, as well as tequila cocktails

$40 $22

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Japanese Lunch or Dinner for Two or More at Jensai Sushi (40% Off)

Jensai Sushi

Central Sacramento

Artfully crafted sushi rolls alongside traditional Japanese dishes

$20 $12

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Seafood Dinner for Two or Four at Fins Market & Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Fins Market & Grill

Multiple Locations

Fins Market & Grill flies in fresh seafood such as salmon, mahi-mahi, and live Maine lobsters daily

$51.70 $28

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Craft Beer Flights and Appetizers at Plum Cafe & Bakery (Up to 33% Off). Two Options Available.

Plum Cafe & Bakery

Midtown

Flights assembled from new craft beer menu pair with appetizers such as nachos, bruschetta, and quesadillas

$30 $20

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$109 for a Sushi-Making Lesson with Sake Tasting for Two at Tokyo Fro's Rockin' Sushi ($270 Value)

Tokyo Fro's Rockin' Sushi

Arden - Arcade

One- to two-hour hands-on lesson helmed by expert chef; make traditional and dessert sushi; sake tasting and sushi voucher included

$270 $109

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Ethiopian Cuisine for Two, Four, or Take-Out at Habesha Restaurant (Up to 44% Off)

Habesha Restaurant

Arden - Arcade

Ethiopian dishes such as beef tips with berbere sauce and vegetarian split-pea stew with garlic and mild herbs

$20 $12

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$12 for Punch Card for Four Visits, Each Good for $5 Worth of Drinks at Tapioca Express ($20 Value)

Tapioca Express

Sacramento

Eatery creates tapioca drink, mochas and lattes that can be paired with snacks like tofu, rice plates, crispy chicken, & calamari rings

$20 $12

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$13 for One Groupon, Good for $25 Worth of Thai Food at Tuk Tuk Restaurant

Tuk Tuk Restaurant

Raley's Shopping Center

Thai street foods including curry, wok-fried pork with fresh garlic and white pepper, and Thai-style barbecued chicken

$25 $13

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$6.99 for Two Dozen Mini Donuts from Danny's Mini Donuts ($12 Value)

Danny's Mini Donuts

Old Sacramento

Hot, made-to-order mini donuts with chocolate, powdered sugar, or cinnamon

$12 $6.99

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Pizzeria Cuisine at Rico’s Italian Pizza (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Rico's Italian Pizza

Sacramento

Pizzas crowned with fresh cheese, canadian bacon, peppers, olives, and linguiça served alongside hot wings, lasagna, and baked sandwiches

$30 $18

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Yo-Go Yogurt ($30 Total Value)

Yo-Go Yogurt

Natomas

Rotating flavors of frozen yogurt with 80 toppings, along with snow ice, smoothies, root beer floats, hot cocoa and tea

$10 $5

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$11 for $20 Worth of American Cuisine at Starlite Lounge

Starlite Lounge

Midtown

Charmingly kitschy lounge plays host to late-night parties throughout the week, with live DJs and a menu of sharable appetizers

$20 $11

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Yogurt Garden ($30 Total Value)

Yogurt Garden

Natomas

Top fro-yo flavors such as cappuccino, Euro tart, and red velvet cake with candy, nuts, fruit, syrup, and salted caramel

$10 $5

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Wine Tasting, Lunch, or Brunch at Cabana Winery and Bistro (Up to 44% Off)

Cabana Winery and Bistro

Sacramento

Wine tastings include seven Cabana wines and a cheese plate; brunch comes with two entrees and two brunch cocktails

$50 $29

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$13 for $20 Worth of Barbecue and American Cuisine at Central Station Grill

Central Station Grill

Rancho Cordova

Comfort food served all day includes breakfast burritos, half-pound burgers, and barbecue such as hot links, pulled pork, and ribs

$20 $13

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$4 for Two Crazy Creamwiches at Crazy for Yogurt ($8 Value)

Crazy for Yogurt

Multiple Locations

Sink your teeth into a Creamwich, a delicious treat of a warm glazed donut nestling a creamy scoop of ice-cream

$8 $4

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Asian Food and Sushi at Samurai Sushi (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Samurai Sushi

Rancho Cordova

Japanese and Korean food such as tempura, bibimbap, and udon noodles; sushi rolls with fried shrimp, snow crab, tobiko, and lobster

$25 $14

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cafe Food and Drinks at Amore Cafe

Amore Cafe

Gold River

In-house recipes serve as the blueprint for breakfast specials, and Mediterranean kabobs and gyros

$20 $12

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Ice Cream and Treats at Alka Pure Water ($20 Value)

Alka Pure Water

West Sacramento

Gunther’s Ice Creams available in a dozen flavors, plus Merlino’s Fruit Freeze, coffee drinks and shaved ice made with real sugar

$5 $3

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Russian Cuisine for Two or Four at Firebird Russian Restaurant (50% Off)

Firebird Russian Restaurant & Gallery

Carmichael

Hearty Russian feasts of cheese-stuffed blini, meaty vareniki dumplings, grilled chicken and lamb, and wholesome borsch

$25 $12.50

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Pizza, Sandwiches, and Pasta at Steve's Pizza (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Steve's Pizza

Fair Oaks

Founded by Steve Wilkinson in 1978, this California pizza chain serves up hot pies, Italian pastas, and hearty sandwiches

$20 $11

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Tour for Two, Four, or Eight with Tasting, Antipasti, and Bottles of Wine at Perry Creek Winery (Up to 55% Off)

Perry Creek Winery

South El Dorado

Sample wines from the barrel and bottle and nibbling on antipasti platters; go home with a bottle of Zinman Reserve

$42.50 $22

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Three or Six Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Coffee and Treats at Java Johnny's (40% Off)

Java Johnny's

Fair Oaks

Drive-thru espresso bar's baristas whip up french vanilla and hazelnut lattes and Ghirardelli dark mochas; treats for pups given out, too

$5 $3

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Homestyle Cuisine at Annie's Breakfast & Steaks (35% Off)

Annie's Breakfast & Steaks

Orangevale

Old-fashioned omelets and classic steak breakfasts precede later meals of burgers and pork chops in classic American eatery.

$20 $13

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$8 for $15 Towards Two Sandwiches at Deli Delicious

Deli Delicious

Multiple Locations

Contemporary, fast-casual restaurant specializing in premium sandwiches, salads, and lettuce wraps; available for dine-in or takeout

$15 $8

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Pub Lunch or Dinner for Two or More at The Couch (50% Off)

The Couch

Citrus Heights

Slow-roasted barbecue pulled pork, housemade fries, and plates of elevated bar fare served in sports lounge with 9 TVs and projector screens

$20 $10

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$8 for $15 Worth of Sandwiches and Burgers for Two or More at DJ’s Grill and Deli

DJ's Grill and Deli

Multiple Locations

Charbroiled burgers, grilled-chicken sandwiches, and triple-decker clubs served with hot, crispy fries

$15 $8

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$19 for a 16" Custom Cookie Cake at Mrs. Fields (Up to $29.99 Value)

Mrs. Fields

Multiple Locations

Bakers customize peanut butter, cinnamon sugar, and chocolate-chip cookie cakes with your special message

$29.99 $19

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Pizza or Sandwiches for Two or Four at Sundance Sandwich (Up to 50% Off)

Sundance Sandwich

Citrus Heights

Sandwiches named after celebrities and historical figures served hot or cold, as well as 12 in. specialty pizzas

$26 $13

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Pizzeria Food, or Pizza with Bounce House Party for Eight Kids at Pizza Factory (Up to 78% Off)

Pizza Factory

Ione

Dig into homemade pizza, pasta, and calzones or sign up for a pizza party complete with a bounce house and gifts for the kids

$225 $49

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Chinese Cuisine at Lotus 8 (44% Off). Two Options Available.

Lotus 8

Folsom

Dishes prepared with seasonal ingredients maintain authentic flavors with less oil and salt than traditional Chinese cooking

$25 $14

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Indian Cuisine for Dine-In or Take-Out at India House (50% Off)

India House

Broadstone

Butter chicken, lamb curry and okra masala from kitchen lauded by Folsom Living and Folsom Telegraph

$40 $20

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$9 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at TCBY ($15 Total Value)

TCBY

Multiple Locations

Decadent flavors such as caramel supreme and white-chocolate mousse swirl from self-serve machines before donning fruit or candy toppings

$5 $3.50

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Mexican Food at Felipe's Mexican Restaurant (40% Off)

Felipe's Mexican Restaurant

Folsom Local

Chimichangas, homemade pork tamales, and chile rellanos complement imported beers

$20 $12

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Four-Course Dinner for Two with Optional Champagne and Live Music at Sergio's Steak and Seafood (Up to 43% Off)

Sergio's Steak and Seafood

Folsom

A native of southern Italy, his wife, and a Sicilian chef serve tiger prawns in white wine, chicken with prosciutto, and filet mignon

$113.70 $65

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$19 for Two Burgers and Two Draft Beers or Soft Drinks at The Davis Graduate (Up to $36 Value)

The Davis Graduate

The Davis Graduate at the University Mall

Legendary bar stimulates patrons with juicy burgers, abundant ales, and nightly entertainment such as salsa dancing

$36 $19

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Indian and Nepali Cuisine at Kathmandu Kitchen (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Kathmandu Kitchen

Downtown Core

Free-range tandoori chicken; lamb in a cashew-based curry sauce; housemade cheese with fresh spinach and other Indian specialties

$20 $10

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Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Cuisine at ChickPeas (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

ChickPeas

Davis

Eatery featuring chickpeas serves falafel pitas, gyros, shawarma over hummus, salads, and rice with middle eastern beans

$20 $13

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$18 for $35 Worth of Cuisine for Two or More at Enju Sushi

Enju Sushi

Davis

Menu includes rolls with ingredients like spicy tuna, cream cheese, crab salad, and hot Cheetos, as well as bento boxes, udon, and ramen

$35 $18

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$9 for Two Burger Combo Meals at Colorado Grill ($16 Value)

Colorado Grill - Roseville

Johnson Ranch

Burgers include toppings like guacamole, pastrami, blue cheese, and grilled jalapeños; meals include steak fries and soda or iced tea

$16 $9

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$15 for Five Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Hot Dogs and Fries at Parker's Hot Dogs ($30 Value)

Parker's Hot Dogs of Santa Cruz

Douglas Blvd.

Old-fashioned all-beef hot dogs topped with bacon, freshly grated cheddar cheese, or chili; 5 lb. chili dog featured on Man v. Food

$6 $3

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$10 for Five Groupons, Each Good for One 10-Ounce Yogurt or Large Gelato at Yogurt Time Cafe Roseville ($20 Total Value)

Yogurt Time Cafe Roseville

The Brickyard

Flavors vary from week to week but popular varieties include country vanilla, mango sorbet, and peanut-butter cup, and cable Car Chocolate

$4 $2.50

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Peruvian Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch at La Huaca Restaurant (Up to 36% Off). Three Options Available.

La Huaca Restaurant

Roseville

Six types of fresh ceviche, duck confit in cilantro sauce, and filet mignon cooked with South American brandy

$25 $15.99

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Line-Dancing for Four with Optional Food and Jack Daniels at Opera House Saloon (Up to 66% Off)

Opera House Saloon

Roseville

Folks get together and line-dance to music in bar with a hoedown feel

$62 $21

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$13 for $20 Worth of Sushi — Umi Sushi

Umi Sushi

Roseville

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

$20 $13

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Six Cupcakes or One-Dozen Advance-Order Gourmet Cupcakes at Cupcake A La Mode (Up to 43% Off)

Cupcake A La Mode

Roseville

Decadent cupcakes in flavors such as stuffed french toast, Bella Nutella, chocolate peppermint, and red velvet

$21 $12

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Hibachi-Grill Fare, Sushi, & Drinks at Susumu Japanese Steakhouse in Roseville (40% Off).

Susumu Japanese Steakhouse

Roseville

Knife-twirling chefs dazzle diners, flipping teriyaki steak and building active onion volcanoes at tableside grills

$30 $18

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cookies at Kelli's Best Cookies

Kelli's Best Cookies

Multiple Locations

Inspired by her grandmother, Kelli bakes up gourmet cookies in over 20 varieties, including three sugar-free and four gluten-free options

$20 $12

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$20 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Treats at BAMBU Desserts and Drinks ($20 Value)

BAMBU Desserts and Drinks

Rocklin

Asian-inspired sweets and drinks include milk teas with tapioca pearls, chilled pandan, and a bevy of coffee and chai beverages

$5 $3

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$18 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Mexican Food at Taqueria Los Cabos ($32 Value)

Taqueria Los Cabos

Rocklin

Tacos, burritos, sopes, and tortas gain flavor from a stocked salsa bar

$8 $4.50

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Pizza Meal for Two or $10 for $20 Worth of Pizza and Italian Food at Pizza Factory

Pizza Factory

Loomis

Cooks bake pizzas with housemade dough and 100% mozzarella cheese, and whip up meatball subs and pastas

$20 $10

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Family-owned Husick's offers gourmet foodstuffs and gift baskets, wines, and periodic dinners in a charming country store. With a seat at a Winemaker's Dinner, you'll join up to 20 guests for a sumptuous, seasonal meal in the heart of the country, complete with an introduction to some regional wines and a chance to play footsy with a devilishly handsome Tule elk. The menu abounds with fresh, local ingredients, starting with crab cakes dressed in red-pepper aioli sauce ($11) and a salad of field greens, delta pears, Cypress Grove chevre and pear vinaigrette ($13). Roasted sage and butternut squash soup comes drizzled with truffle oil ($11) and tastes like autumn in a bowl, without the unpleasantness of dry leaf-bits between your teeth. For the main course, feast on braised short ribs in pinot noir sauce, roasted rosemary-garlic fingerling potatoes, french-cut green beans with prosciutto and mushrooms ($37) and a glass of Spoto cabernet ($21). Crème brûlée served with fresh berries and mint in chocolate cups ($14) provides an elegant companion to Bogle port ($8). Throughout your meal, you'll sample house wines from the likes of Old Vine Zin, James Blake, Tierra Del Ore, and Heringer Estates.

36510 Riverview Drive
Clarksburg,
CA
US

Cuisine Type: Winery

Established: 2004

Reservations: Optional

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Most popular offering: Wines and a rustic event venue

Kid-friendly: Yes

Alcohol: Wine only

Outdoor Seating: Yes

The Carvalho family's history in the winemaking industry began in the vineyards of Portugal more than 100 years ago, right after drinking wine for pleasure was invented. Although the family has since immigrated to the rolling fields of Clarksburg Wine Country, the new generation of Carvalhos still hand-crafts small batches of wine with the same dedication as their ancestors. They source their grapes from local vineyards in the surrounding area to concoct a variety of California wines, including their crisp sauvignon blanc, creamy chardonnay, smooth pinot noir, and five-barrel tawny port, which can all be sipped in their quaintly appointed tasting room. In addition to tastings, the room hosts regular events including tastings, art openings, and live music.

The family further proves that they know how to entertain in their charming Old Sugar Mill event space, which hosts weddings and special occasions of all kinds beneath it's cathedral ceilings. John Carvalho renovated the space, but preserved its Old World?style brick walls and rustic doors.

35265 Willow Ave.
Clarksburg,
CA
US

As a high-school student working at a local pizzeria, John Schnatter often pondered how he would do things differently if he owned such a business himself. After graduating from college in 1983, he got his chance, knocking down the broom closet in his father’s tavern to create his own pizza-delivery business. Since then Papa John’s Pizza has grown to 3,500 restaurants in 50 states and 29 countries. At each location, cooks cover the signature hand-tossed crusts, made with high-protein flour and clear, filtered water, with tomato sauce from vine-ripened California tomatoes, then pile on locally sourced ingredients such as green peppers and onions. The emphasis on fresh ingredients extends to the 100% mozzarella cheese, beef, and pork, which are never artificially inflated with fillers or undeserved compliments.

In addition to delivering pizzas, Papa John’s reaches out to the community with charity involvement, including partnering with the Boy Scouts of America and Junior Achievement to teach US students about entrepreneurship and the best method of capturing a wild roma tomato.

9171 Elk Grove Florin Road
Elk Grove,
CA
US

Every day since ?Daddy Dave? Leatherby Sr. and his wife, Sally, opened the first Leatherby?s Family Creamery 30 years ago, the shop has been churning out fresh ice cream layered in sweet sauces straight from the candy kettle. Milk, cream, and sugar form the base of Leatherby?s more than 45 flavors, which range from staples such as chocolate and strawberry to more exotic varieties including mocha almond fudge and spumoni. Inspired by family recipes that date back a half-century, these frosty treats come in cones, shakes, malts, and sodas, as well as in heaping sundaes and banana splits, the largest of which tips the scales at 54 ounces. Leatherby?s menu has expanded over time, and includes savory options such as sandwiches, burgers, soups, and salads.

8238 Laguna Blvd.
Elk Grove,
CA
US

The first Cool River Pizza opened more than 10 years ago with a mission to serve handcrafted pies made from fresh ingredients and California cheese in a family-friendly environment. All of the dough is made fresh daily and each pizza sports Cool River's homemade sauce accented with more than seven herbs, spices, and umlauts. Over the years, Cool River Pizza has grown from a solo outfit to a family of restaurants in California and Indiana. Inside each location, televisions illuminate dining rooms packed with long wooden tables and board games for families to play while waiting for their orders.

5650 Whitelock Pkwy
Elk Grove,
CA
US

Tiled floors, a stool-lined counter, and a jukebox pumping out tunes from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s all combine to drive home the vintage, midcentury vibe of The Original Mike's Diner. The menu echoes this theme with its selection of down-home comfort foods that range from slow-cooked yankee pot roast and housemade meatloaf with gravy to the charbroiled Big Bopper burger with bacon, onion rings, and barbecue sauce. Regardless of the time of day, the chefs cobble together platters with iconic breakfast staples, including housemade corned-beef hash with eggs and stacks of hotcakes with decaffeinated orange juice.

9139 E Stockton Blvd, Ste 3
Elk Grove,
CA
US