Restaurants in Stephen Foster

$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Pub Food at Sweet Mel’s ($20 Total Value)

Sweet Mel's

Gainesville

Buffalo chicken wings and cheese sticks washed down by beers and well drinks within red and black bar with poetry and live music

$10 $6

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Kosher Mediterranean Food at Sababa UF (Half Off).

Sababa UF

UF Hillel Center

Cooks prepare authentic Israeli falafel at vegan-friendly kiosk with vegan shawarma and sweet-potato latkes

$10 $5

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$10 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Vegan Coffee and Baked Goods at Radical Press Coffee ($20 Total Value)

Radical Press Coffee

Gainesville

Worker-run, anti-profit coffee shop located in the Civic Media Center, Gainesville's radical lending library

$5 $2.50

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Pizza, Pasta, and Salad Buffet for Two or Four at CiCi’s Pizza (46% Off)

CiCi's Pizza

Gainesville

Pizza made with fresh dough lines the expansive buffet, along with pasta, salads, and desserts

$11.98 $7

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$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza — Sub Tropics

Sub Tropics

Alachua

Best pizza in the area, indoor or outdoor seating on the pool deck or tiki bar.

$20 $11

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$12 for $20 Worth of NY Pizza, Pasta, and Fresh Subs at I Love NY Pizza

I Love NY Pizza

Gainesville

Brick-oven NY-style pizza, calzones, stromboli, pasta, fresh subs and salads, wings, and more

$20 $12

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Dinner or Take-Out Dinner for Two with an Appetizer, Entrees, and a Dessert at Jake's Bistro ($24.47 Off)

Jake's Bistro

Alachua

Starters, salads, and entrees from burgers to filet mignon inside a bistro equipped with a full bar, draft beers, and big-screen TVs

$69.47 $45

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$12 for $20 Worth of Southern Cuisine at Yearling Restaurant

The Yearling Restaurant

Cross Creek

Frog legs, beef, catfish, and alligator fill traditional southern cuisine dishes; enjoy a meal while listening to a blues artist

$20 $12

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Food and Drink for Two or Four at The Beach Ocala (45% Off)

The Beach Ocala

Ocala

This beach-themed bar and grill serves cool cocktails and crab dip and hosts events such as karaoke and live DJ sets

$20 $11

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Diner Breakfast or Lunch for Two or Four at Northgate Diner (Up to 46% Off)

Northgate Diner

Ocala

From 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., this classic diner slings homestyle favorites such as biscuits and gravy, pancakes, meatloaf, and fried pork chops

$14 $8

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Casual Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Brick City Cafe (Up to 46% Off

Brick City Cafe

Ocala

Angus beef burgers in one-third of a pound servings; breakfast specials and eight specialty salads

$14 $8

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Pub Food and Drinks for Two, Four, or Carry-Out at O’Malley’s Alley (Up to 40% Off)

O'Malley's Alley

Ocala

Seafood and liquid libations are served inside bar or outdoors on an expansive patio

$20 $12

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Classic American Cuisine for Two or Four at Richard's Place (Up to 47% Off)

Richard's Place

Ocala

Homey diner serves breakfasts such as pancakes and corned beef hash all day, as well as lunches including meatloaf and stuffed cabbage

$15 $8

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Irish-Pub-Food Catering for Lunch for 10 or 20 or a Party-Room Rental from Cup O' The Irish (Up to 67% Off)

Cup O' The Irish

Ocala

Plates of bangers and mash, bacon-and-meatball subs with irish cheddar, and whiskey-marinated-chicken and spinach salad with feta

$230 $115

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cuban Cuisine at Mary's Cuban Kitchen & Bakery

Mary's Cuban Kitchen & Bakery

Ocala

Freshly baked pastries and Cuban-style sandwiches grilled with ham and cheese; café con leche and fresh-squeezed orange juice

$20 $12

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Seafood or Steak Meal with Appetizers for Two or Four at Lighthouse Restaurant (Up to 53% Off)

Lighthouse Restaurant

Fanning Springs

Sea eats from gator meat to crab-stuffed shrimp join grits, hush puppies, and other classic Southern sides

$58.35 $29

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American-Caribbean Food at Kick n' Back Cafe (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Kick n' Back Cafe

East Marion

Tropical-themed eatery entertains diners with a Caribbean-American menu that includes conch fritters, and gator bits

$20 $11

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Barbecue Dinner for Two or Four, or $11 for $20 Worth of Barbecue at Woody's Bar-B-Q

Woody's Bar-B-Q

Palatka

Offerings include onion rings, lightly breaded squash, baby back ribs, pulled pork, mesquite-grilled chicken breasts, and creamy coleslaw

$50 $29

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Cuban Food for Dine-In or Takeout at Cuban Restaurant Chicken Time (Up to 40% Off)

Cuban Restaurant Chicken Time

Belleview

Cuban house specialties include stewed chicken in red sauce and marinated octopus, as well as a full spread of hot pressed sandwiches

$20 $12

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Pizzeria Eats at The Infield Pizzeria & Sports Bar (Up to 50% Off).

The Infield Pizzeria & Sports Bar

Lakeside

Specialty New York–style pies served at a pizzeria and sports bar with five 50-inch TVs; bounce houses available for kids every Wednesday

$20 $10

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pizza, Hoagies, and Drinks at Mellow Mushroom

Mellow Mushroom

Multiple Locations

Pizzas with gourmet toppings such as jerk chicken, pesto, and caramelized onions alongside salads, calzones, hoagies, and desserts

$20 $12

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$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza, Pasta, and Casual Italian Eats at Brucci's Pizza

Brucci's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Chefs hand-toss housemade dough to roll into strombolis, fold into calzones, or create chicken-pesto pizza with mushrooms and mozzarella

$20 $11

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Pizza, Burgers, and Wings at Red Elephant Pizza and Grill (Up to 40% Off). Three Options Available.

Red Elephant Pizza and Grill

Mandarin

This family-friendly eatery serves up square-sliced pizzas, along with dishes from grilled salmon burgers to rice bowls with Asian glaze

$20 $12

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Thai Cuisine and Drinks at Indochine San Marco & Buddha Lounge (40% Off). Three Options Available.

Indochine San Marco & Buddha Lounge

Jacksonville

Customizable Thai curries, stir-fries, and noodle dishes served with craft cocktails in a loft-like lounge with live music on weekends

$30 $18

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Barbecue Meals for Two or Four or $20 Worth of Barbecue at Woody's Bar-B-Q (Up to 45% Off)

Woody's Bar-B-Q

Baymeadows Center

Tender baby back ribs and roasted half-chickens sport signature secret barbecue sauce

$50 $29

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Healthy Quick Service Korean Cuisine for Dine-In or Carry-Out at The Flame Broiler (Up to 40% Off)

The Flame Broiler

Philips Highway

Enjoy a healthier take on fast food with flame-broiled chicken, or beef over your choice of steamed veggies and steamed brown or white rice

$20 $12

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$10 for $20 Worth of Family-Style Italian Cuisine at Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo

Avenues

Gather family and friends for unique Italian-American dishes that include Cheesy Bread Florentine, Veal Parmigiana, and Baked Ziti

$20 $10

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Italian Cuisine at Tuscany D'Elsa Italian Restaurant (Up to 42% Off). Three Options Available.

Tuscany D'Elsa Italian Restaurant

Jacksonville

Italian eatery dishes out baked ziti, shrimp scampi, lasagna, and chicken piccatta, as well as Spanish cuisine twice a week

$30 $18

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$85 for a Murder-Mystery Dinner for Two with Souvenir Mugs from The Dinner Detective ($161.60 Value)

The Dinner Detective

Omni Jacksonville Hotel

Four-course chicken, Tilapia, or pasta meal accompanies humor-studded modern mystery theater as guests scramble to find a killer among them

$161.60 $85

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Pizza, Sandwiches, and Pasta at Big Pete's Pizzeria (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Big Pete's Pizzeria

Downtown Jacksonville

Customize your pizza with more than 15 toppings, including bacon, banana peppers, and pineapple; menu also includes hot subs and smoothies

$20 $11

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$11 for $20 Worth of Burgers and Sandwiches at Hamburger Mary’s

Hamburger Mary’s

St. Nicholas

Diners use charming mismatched dinnerware to dig into colossal burgers with toppings such as mac 'n' cheese and over-medium eggs

$20 $11

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Mediterranean Food at Mandaloun Mediterranean Cuisine (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Mandaloun Mediterranean Cuisine

Baymeadows

Mediterranean small plates of stuffed grape leaves and calamari precede dinner entrees such as grilled lamb and king prawns in lemon butter

$20 $11

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Upscale Dining for Breakfast or Lunch at Celeb's Corner Kitchen (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Celeb's Corner Kitchen

Downtown

Start the day with corned beef hash or pork patties, or enjoy lunch with crab alfredo or smothered shrimp and grits with fresh fruit

$20 $11

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$20 for $40 Worth of Upscale Cuisine and Drinks at Corner Bistro and Wine Bar

Corner Bistro and Wine Bar

Jacksonville

500+ wines from world over accompany bistro cuisine such as braised short ribs in white-chocolate-gorgonzola cream sauce

$40 $20

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American Food at Wild Wing Cafe Jacksonville (38% Off). Two Options Available.

Wild Wing Cafe

Jacksonville

Wings slathered in a choice of more than 30 sauces highlight this restaurant's hit parade of all-American mainstays

$20 $12.99

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$14 for $25 Worth of Thai Dinner Fare and Drinks at Lime Leaf Thai Restaurant

Lime Leaf Thai Restaurant

Windy Hill

Chefs craft dishes from pad thai to pan-seared Chilean sea bass within a quaint, tangerine-hued eatery

$25 $14

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Healthy Quick-Service Korean Cuisine for Dine-In or Carry-Out at The Flame Broiler (Up to 40% Off)

The Flame Broiler

Tapestry Park

Enjoy a healthier take on fast food with flame-broiled chicken, or beef over your choice of steamed veggies and steamed brown or white rice

$20 $12

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Authentic Cheesesteaks at South-A-Philly Steaks & Hoagies (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

South-A-Philly Steaks & Hoagies

St. Augustine

Par-baked bread shipped from South Jersey and Cheez Whiz top Philly cheesesteaks for a painstakingly authentic sandwich

$10 $6

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$30 for Six Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Sandwiches at Old Florida Fish Camp and Seafood Shack ($60 Total Value)

Old Florida Fish Camp and Seafood Shack

Jacksonville Beach

Fresh fish, shrimp and oyster sandwiches served at a waterfront Island seafood restaurant

$10 $5

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Southern Coastal Cuisine for Two, Four, or Weekend Brunch at Nippers Beach Grille (Up to 48% Off)

Nippers Beach Grille

Jacksonville Beach

Southern coastal cuisine such as diver scallops with jerk seasoning and conch fritters at waterfront eatery with complimentary boat slips

$20 $12

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$21 for $40 Worth of Bistro Cuisine at Dwight's Bistro

Dwight's Bistro

Jacksonville Beach

Extensive wine list accompanies European bistro cuisine, including escargot, handmade pasta, quail, and sea scallops

$40 $21

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Upscale Bistro Cuisine and Drinks at Eleven South Bistro (Up to 48% Off). Three Options Available.

Eleven South Bistro

Jacksonville Beach

Mesquite grilled Harris Ranch Angus beef, locally caught seafood, and handmade pastas served atop crisp linens; award-winning wine list

$25 $13

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$19 for Afternoon Tea for Two at Ashes' Boutique & Tea Garden ($35.90 Value)

Ashes Boutique and Tea Garden

Jacksonville Beach

Pots of hot brews complement assorted sweet and savory nibbles in gift shop’s cozy tearoom

$35.90 $19

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Steak, Seafood, and Drinks for Two or Four at 386, A Fusion of Fine Eating (Up to 44% Off)

386 A Fusion of Fine Eating

Flagler Beach

Casual atmosphere belies high-end cuisine such as sautéed little neck clams, steak tartare with garlic-parmesan crostini, and cioppino

$50 $30

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Fresh Seafood and Continental Cuisine at Ocean 60 (Up to 45% Off). Four Options Available.

Ocean 60

Atlantic Beach

Dine on creative chef's specials such as diver-shot grouper, seafood risotto, and steak within a tropical-inspired beachside environment

$50 $29

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American Dinner and Drinks for Two or Four at Jazz 727 (Up to 44% Off)

Jazz 727

Palm Coast

Appetizers of oysters and filet mignon tartare lead into blue crab with artichoke risotto, pear salad with bleu cheese, and lamb chops

$50 $30

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Burger Combo Meals or Burgers and Wings for Dine-In or Takeout at Krystal (Up to 43% Off)

Krystal

Multiple Locations

Soft, square buns support burgers with diced onions, pickles, and mustard; restaurant chain open since 1932

$5.59 $3.20

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Four-Course Tea Luncheon for Two or Four at Magnolia Terrace Tea Room (Up to 59% Off)

Magnolia Terrace Tea Room

Weeki Wachee

Your choice of tea pairs with soup and tiered platters of savory English tea sandwiches, quiche, scones, and desserts

$33.90 $16

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Sushi Rolls and Drinks for Two or Four People at Ikaho Sushi Japanese Restaurant (47% Off)

Ikaho Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Groveland

Chefs craft creative sushi rolls with ingredients like tempura lobster, avocado, kiwi, and strawberries

$37.80 $20

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, or Takeout at Frank's Diner (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Frank's Diner

Hudson

Burgers, sandwiches, prime rib, fried chicken, and breakfast specialties such as egg dishes and french toast

$10 $6

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Irish Food and Drinks at McGarvey's Wee Pub (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

McGarvey's Wee Pub

Multiple Locations

The diverse menu features Irish and American classics to enjoy while watching sports on big screens or live bands that play on weekends

$20 $10

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Italian Cuisine at Mara Cucina Italiana (Up to 52% Off). Three Options Available.

Mara Cucina Italiana

Wellington

Fried calamari, caprese panini with fries and a balsamic reduction, and steak stromboli

$40.82 $25

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$30 for $50 Worth of Upscale American Cuisine at Gene's Steak House

Gene's Steak House

Daytona Beach

Chefs charbroil aged Chicago and Kansas City steaks to-order over open flame, with seafood options and over 200 fine wines

$50 $30

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Cafe Lunch for Two or Four or More or Takeout at Cozee Cafe (Up to 50% Off)

Cozee Cafe

Colonial Townpark

Lunch items include tender chicken wrapped with rice pilaf, bacon cheeseburgers, blackened salmon, and crispy fried yuca

$20 $12

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Pub Lunch for Two or Four with Sandwiches, Snacks, and Beer at The Bulldog Pub (Up to 50% Off)

The Bulldog Pub

Deltona Lakes

Classic pub grub, such as buffalo chicken wings and ice-cold beers, served in a festive atmosphere

$28.85 $15

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$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Food at CupPasta ($20 Value)

CupPasta

Multiple Locations

Seven types of from-scratch pasta, made fresh in front of guests and paired with a choice of seven homemade sauces like pesto and bolognese

$10 $5.50

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$11 for $20 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at Bayridge Sushi

Bayridge Sushi

Multiple Locations

Chefs turn freshly sliced seafood into standard and specialty sushi rolls, or give guests a show at the hibachi grills

$20 $11

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Barbecue and Drinks at Smokey Joe's Barbecue Restaurant (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Smokey Joe's Barbecue Restaurant

Sanford

Baby back ribs and smoked chicken star on the menu at a new barbecue spot

$18 $10.50

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Italian Meal for Two or $13 for $20 Worth of Carryout at Antonino's Pizza

Antonino's Pizza

Sanford

Classic American pizza place serves up fresh-baked pies along with wings, calzones, and lasagna

$37.96 $20

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Wings, Shrimp, and Burgers for Dine-in, Carryout, or Delivery at Wing Zone (Up to 45% Off)

Wing Zone

Multiple Locations

Wings covered with 1 of 17 different flavors, each with a varying level of spice, alongside half-pound burgers, tenders and fried shrimp

$20 $11

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Pancakes and Diner Food at IHOP (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

IHOP

Winter Garden

The national brand delivers pancakes, eggs, and bacon in varying combinations alongside burgers, sandwiches, and other diner fare

$16 $8

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New York–Style Pizza and Italian Food at Venus Pizzeria (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Venus Pizzeria

Altamonte Springs

Eatery offers large New York–style pizzas, available as pies or by the slice, along with other Italian food and buffalo wings

$25 $15

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Guest Cheese Fondue and Fondue by You for Two or Four at The Melting Pot (Up to 43% Off)

The Melting Pot (Longwood)

Altamonte Springs

Creamy fondue and meats to be cooked fondue-style at the table, including filet mignon, honey-orange duck breast, and shrimp

$61.80 $36

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Mexican Food for Two or Four at La Sirena Gorda Cabana (45% Off)

La Sirena Gorda Cabana

Sanford

Enjoy classic Mexican favorites such as pork nachos and mega burritos served al fresco on the patio or in a festive dining room

$20 $11

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Pizzeria Fare at Pizza 2 Go (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

Pizza 2 Go

Longwood

Creative pizza combinations pile toppings onto pizzas up to 16" and wings come with one of four sauces

$20 $11

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Large Pizza and Breaksticks for Dine-In or Take-Out at King Pizza & Mediterranean (Up to 40% Off)

King Pizza & Mediterranean

East Daytona

Large pizzas from traditional pepperoni to creative gyro-feta anchor meals that also include breadsticks

$24.90 $15

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American Cuisine at Neptune's Sports Pub (40% Off). Four Options Available.

Neptune's Sports Pub

Daytona Beach

Classic sports bar sandwiches, salads, wraps, Angus burgers, and favorites such as fish ‘n’ chips

$20 $12

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European Cuisine and Drinks for Two or Four at Romansa Restaurant, Wine Bar & Lounge (Half Off)

Romansa Restaurant, Wine Bar & Lounge

Longwood

Casual wine bar showcases dishes from America, the Mediterranean, and across Europe

$24 $12

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Polish Food for Two During Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner at Polonia (37% Off)

Polonia

Longwood

Traditional Polish eats, including pierogi, blintzes & goulash, made from scratch with authentic ingredients

$20 $13

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Indian Food for Dinner for Two or Four, or Carryout at Masala Indian Cuisine (Up to 48% Off)

Masala Indian Cuisine

South Daytona

Eatery dishes out Indian cuisine such as vegetable samosas, nan, goat coconut curry, tandoori chicken, onion dosa, and fish saag

$20 $11

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Thai Dinner for Two or Four with Appetizers and Entrees at Thai Cuisine Restaurant (Up to 45% Off)

Thai Cuisine Restaurant

Fairview Shores

Ingredients bought fresh each day flavor pad thai, fried rice, and spicy curries poured over choice of meat, seafood, or tofu

$31.85 $18

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Two Draft Beers Each for Two or Four at House for Beer (Up to 43% Off)

House for Beer

Port Orange

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

$28 $15.99

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Italian Dinners with Appetizer and Drinks for Two or Four at Paganos Pizzeria (Up to 45% Off)

Paganos Pizzeria

South Daytona

Dining room decked out in New Jersey memorabilia fills with aromas of traditional Italian dishes

$39.75 $22

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International Bistro Cuisine for Dine-In or Takeout at Artista Prime (50% Off)

Artista Prime

Fern Park

Multi-course, prix fixe meals inspired by international flavors and crafted with local ingredients served amid local art and music

$50 $25

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Breakfast, Burgers, and Sandwiches at Mango Sun Beachside (40% Off). Three Options Available.

Mango Sun Beachside

Daytona Beach Shores

Tropical cafe near the beach serves breakfast plates such as pineapple fritters and crab croissant benedicts, plus hearty burgers for lunch

$20 $12

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Classic American Food at Booth’s Bowery (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Booth's Bowery

Port Orange

Meatloaf, wings tossed in 1 of 10 sauces, and classic breakfast dishes in a restaurant decorated with antiques and collectibles

$20 $12

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$12 for $25 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Entrees for Dinner at Mikado Japanese Cuisine

Mikado Japanese Cuisine

Metro West

Sushi chefs cleverly build and showcase 31 types of specialty rolls while the kitchen fries katsu entrees

$25 $12

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Casual American Cuisine for Dine-In, Carry-Out, or Delivery at Apple Spice Junction-Orlando (Up to 39% Off)

Apple Spice Junction - Orlando

Haralson Estates

Sweet meets savory in curry chicken atop sourdough, tuna joins swiss on Charlie’s Dream, and mushrooms and avocado create vegetarian lunch

$18 $11

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Afternoon Tea for Two or Four with Pastries and Gelato at Infusion Tea (Up 49% to Off)

Infusion Tea

College Park

Fill teapots with a choice of more than 70 teas and munch on premium scones, fresh baked cookies and breads, tea sandwiches, and gelato

$43.50 $23

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Select Local Merchants

La Fortuna's lunch and dinner menus form a delicious congress with representative dishes from Latin countries including Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Ecuador. The lunch menu churns out speedy, custom meals such as the Carnival ($6.99) and Fiesta ($5.99), which allow diners to select an entree, such as coconut fish, lechon, and spanish beef stew, and accompanying sides, including red beans, sweet plantains, and yuca with mojo sauce. Dinners at La Fortuna offer savory à la carte entrees including carne asada ($8.50) and pressed sandwiches such as the Cuban, with ham, roast pork, swiss cheese, pickles, mayo, mustard, and an average July temperature of 28 degrees Celsius ($4.99).

125 NW 23rd Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

Beyond the white picket fence that corrals its outdoor patio, Xpress Grille beckons hungry guests with the scents of sweet-potato fries, burgers, and overstuffed sandwiches. Cooks here prepare classic American comfort food. Among the menu's jewels are the cuban sandwich, the blackened-mahi sandwich, and cobb salads heaped with a choice of fried or grilled chicken. Burgers and deli clubs abound, and jumbo wings offer sports fans transportation to the game.

490 Northeast 23rd Avenue
Gainesville,
FL
US

Mamma Mia delights diners with a menu brimming with mouthwatering Italian eatables. Each delicious discus from the restaurant's ovens is prepared with house-made dough and sauce and expertly hand-tossed to ensure it adheres to the gravitational properties shared by all great food. Commence digestion with one of Mamma Mia's signature pies, such as the Rustica pizza, equipped with marinated roma tomatoes, freshly chopped garlic, and red onion ($14.99 for a 16"), or take your meal into your own hands by creating a pizza ($9.99+) with ingredients such as ham, black olive, meatball, rapini, or capicola. In addition to helping diners fulfill government quotas for circular meals, Mamma Mia boasts hefty helpings of pasta, subs, salads, and other non-Euclidian fare. Dive into baked ziti sicilian with eggplant, accompanied by a garlic-bread sidekick ($8.99), or the Mamma Mia spring mix salad tossed with blue cheese, walnuts, mango, and peanut brittle and drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette ($7.99).

490 NE 23rd Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

Tasty Buddha likes to describe itself as a “no veto” restaurant. Though it focuses on Asian fare, its menu caters to diverse tastes and diets so no one will have a reason to veto an outing. American-food die-hards can dine on hearty burgers or try out fusion entrees such as pizza fried rice with italian sausage, tomatoes, and parmesan. Morsels of pork, chicken, and tofu fill out several other more traditional versions of the classic Asian fried-rice dish, which the menu describes as “Just like your mom used to make. (If you are from Malaysia.)” For vegetarians, locally made tempeh is an option for almost every entree, including tempeh coconut curry and a tempeh burger blended with secret spices. Tasty Buddha's idealistic owners turn the walls of each location into a gallery for local artists to display and sell their work. Thirty percent of proceeds from the sale of art goes to a local charity, whereas the rest goes to the artist for the upkeep of the multicolored cows from which they milk their oil paint. To advocate for a more sustainable food system, Tasty Buddha's cooks also use as many local ingredients in their meals as possible.

25 NW 16th Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

Boasting the prestigious title of Gainesville's oldest restaurant, Sandwich Inn has served the needs of famished Floridians from its drive-thru diner for more than 50 years. Burger connoisseurs can sate a carnivorous craving with a double burger ($2.69) or a triple cheeseburger ($3.99)—both made quadrupley delicious when paired with one of the burger bar's succulent sides, such as french fries ($1.09–$2.59), onion rings ($1.39–$2.79), and fried okra ($1.09–$2.19). Diners who prefer substyle eats can try a philly cheesesteak ($3.99) or a tuna ($3.29) or cuban sandwich ($3.49). They may also wrap their meat trap around a country-fried steak sandwich ($1.69), shaped to resemble your NATO member of choice. Sidle up to Sandwich Inn's drive-thru or mosey to the walkup counter to pick up a fast, fresh meal and bask in the glory of a time-tested burger joint.

110 NE 16th Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US

Café C crafts sandwiches and salads with flavors as light and airy as the breeze wafting by on the outdoor patio. Guests can sample from a selection of Asian-influenced salads inspired by the fresh produce, meats, and seasonings at the nearby Asian market. Delicious handmade sandwiches can be assembled on pretzel bread, pressed wheat, or fresh ciabatta. The café’s lively interior boasts bright colors and a mélange of lunch plates and glasses amassed from local thrift stores. Café C also keeps guests guessing with desserts baked fresh daily and a unique flavor of iced tea each day, including blueberry and slip 'n' slide.

424 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville,
FL
US