Restaurants in Indiana

$10 for $20 Worth or Coffee, Tea, and Baked Goods at Our Daily Brew

Our Daily Brew

Fort Wayne

More than 150 varieties of blended loose-leaf tea, more than 65 types of coffee, Dr. Smoothie smoothies, and baked goods from local bakeries

$5 $2.50

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$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza at Big M's Pizzeria

Big M's Pizzeria

Evansville

Pizzeria serves specialty pizzas such as Texas barbecue and Veggie Lovers along with salads, bread sticks, and garlic cheese bread

$20 $11

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Burgers, Sandwiches, Wings, and Draft Beers at Linden Grill (Up to 55% Off). Two Options Available.

Linden Grill

Multiple Locations

Juicy burgers & spicy chicken wings pair with fries at a neighborhood grill that uses secret family recipes; Main St. location serves drinks

$21 $10

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Raw Bar Cuisine at No Coast (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

No Coast

Bloomington

Oysters on the half shell with five sauces, ceviche, and charcuterie

$40 $25

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Irish-Inspired Pub Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Muldoon's (48% Off)

Muldoon's

Carmel

Irish classics such as shepherd’s pie and hand-breaded Dublin fish ‘n’ chips served alongside Guinness, Stella, and other beers

$30 $18

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$17 for 2 Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Mexican Food at Burritos and Beer Restaurant ($30 Value)

Burritos and Beer Restaurant

Fishers

Crowd-pleasing dishes such as breakfast burritos with chorizo, tortilla soup, and carnitas tacos served alongside Mexican and local beers

$15 $8.50

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$16 for $30 Worth of American Cuisine for Two at Spurlock's

Spurlock's

Lafayette

Steaks, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, salads, and wraps

$30 $16

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Diner Fare for Two or Four at Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery (Up to 47% Off)

Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery

Anderson

Casual dining eatery dishes out fluffy buttermilk pancakes, juicy burgers, steaks, and golden-crusted pies

$15 $8

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pizza, Pasta, and Sandwiches at Domino's Pizza. 10 Locations Available.

Domino's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Freshly tossed pizzas accompanied by boneless chicken and customizable pastas and sandwiches

$20 $12

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$5.99 for $10 Worth of Pretzels, Sandwiches, and Salads at Pumpernickel's Pretzel Bakery

Pumpernickel's Pretzel Bakery

Elkhart

Made-from-scratch pretzels with choice of 7 dipping sauces; sandwiches on pretzel buns feature barbecue pulled pork, chicken salad, or ham

$10 $5.99

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$10 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $4 Worth of Coffee and Baked Goods at Coffeehouse Five ($16 Value)

Coffeehouse Five

Greenwood

Volunteer-staffed cafe brews artisan-roasted coffee and bakes house-made pastries to help families with marital problems and addiction

$4 $2.50

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$12 for $20 Worth of Indian Food at The India Garden

The India Garden Restaurant

Mishawaka

Northern Indian entrees or specialty tandoori dishes baked in a clay oven and seasoned with your choice of mild, medium, or hot spices

$20 $12

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Mexican Food at Don Pancho's Mexican Restaurant (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Don Pancho's Mexican Restaurant

Kokomo

Diners feast on Mexican favorites such as burritos and enchiladas, in a dining room decorated like the Mayan ruins

$20 $11

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French Dining at Louis Le Francais (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Louis le Français

Downtown New Albany

French-born chef Louis Retailleau brings a lifetime of fine French cooking to his latest dining room, where fresh ingredients speak loudest

$50 $29

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Spanish Tapas and Drinks at Don Quijote Restaurant (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Don Quijote Restaurant

Valparaiso

Menu with 25 different Spanish tapas dishes ideal for sharing served alongside wine or housemade sangria

$40 $22

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$15 for $30 Worth of Mediterranean Cuisine at The Pickle & Turnip

The Pickle & Turnip

Michigan City

Family-run restaurant serves traditional dishes including hand-rolled grape leaves and thinly sliced gyro meat with tzatziki sauce

$30 $15

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$11 for Four-Visit Punch Card, Each Punch Worth $5 at Local Foods Bakery & Cafe ($20 Value)

Local Foods Bakery & Cafe

Granger

Punch card to a bakery that uses regional, organic ingredients when whipping up homemade cinnamon rolls & loaves of bread makes a great gift

$20 $11

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$18 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Pizzeria Fare at Greek's Pizzeria ($30 Total Value)

Greek's Pizzeria

Westfield

Pizzas feature a handmade Neapolitan-style crust, slightly sweet sauce, and real-milk cheese

$10 $6

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Barbecue for Two or Four at 26 Smokehouse Grill (Up to 50% Off)

26 Smokehouse Grill

Fairmount

Spare ribs, pulled pork, and chicken pack a punch of flavor thanks to a house rub and sweet barbecue sauce

$20 $11

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$18 for Two Vouchers, Each Valid for $15 Worth of American Cuisine at Schoop's Hamburgers ($30 Value)

Schoop's Hamburgers

Multiple Locations

Freshly toasted buns cushion award-winning patties topped with crisp bacon, american cheese, or even two other patties

$15 $9

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$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 at Noble Romans Take N' Bake Pizza ($20 Value)

Noble Romans Take N' Bake Pizza

West Lafayette

Take-and-bake pizzas in deep-dish, traditional, or wafer-thin cracker crusts; sides such as breadsticks and wings

$10 $6

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Upscale Pub Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Three Pints Brewpub (Up to 42% Off)

Three Pints Brewpub

Plainfield

Dig into gouda mac ‘n’ cheese bites, creative tacos, bluegill sandwiches, and braised pork shanks paired with housemade brews

$30 $18

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of American Diner Food at Zorba's Restaurant ($30 Total Value)

Zorba's Restaurant

Highland

Expansive American diner menu served in family-friendly restaurant

$10 $5

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$8 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of American Food at Ann's Restaurant ($20 Total Value)

Ann's Restaurant

Franklin

Breakfast staples such as western omelets and buttermilk hotcakes; lunch entrees such as half-pound cheeseburgers and breaded cod fish

$10 $4

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$11 for $20 Worth of Café Fare at Cricket's Café

Cricket's Café

Sellersburg

Tuscan-inspired decor sets stage for gourmet breakfast & lunch options such as grilled-chicken baked potatoes

$20 $11

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Pizza and Drinks for Two or Four, or Carry-Out at So Italian (Up to 54% Off)

So Italian

Brownsburg

Pizza selections abound with build-your-own pies, vegetarian specialties, and chicken alfredo pizza and Dr. David’s barbecue stuffed pizza

$25.99 $14

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Pizza Meal for Two or Four at Mama Nita's Pizza in New Palestine (Up to 45% Off)

Mama Nita's Pizza

New Palestine

Pie prodigies hand-toss dough for thin-crust pizzas and top each creation with choice of more than one dozen toppings

$23.48 $13

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$12 for $20 Worth of Hand-Tossed Pizzas, Sandwiches, and Salads at The Red Star Pizza Company

The Red Star Pizza Company

Seymour

Hand-tossed specialty pizzas highlight a menu of hot sandwiches, salads, appetizers, and more

$20 $12

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Pizzas, Breadsticks, and Soft Drinks at PJ's Paesan's Pizza (Up to 49% Off). Three Options Available.

PJ's Paesan's Pizza

Huntington

16-inch pizzas are supplemented by crisp breadsticks and sub stuffed with ham, salami, or meatballs

$19.95 $11

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Pizza and Italian Food at Sanfratello's (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Sanfratello's

Multiple Locations

Thin- and pan-crust pizzas, pasta, and paninis for dine-in and carry-out

$20 $11

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Casual American Food for Two or Four at Old School Cafe (48% Off)

Old School Cafe

Huntingburg

Homestyle favorites such as mac and cheese, reuben sandwiches, and biscuits are capped off with desserts such as s’mores cupcakes

$20 $11

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Mexican Cuisine at La Quesadilla Mexican Grill (48% Off). Two Options Available.

La Quesadilla Mexican Grill

La Quesadilla Mexican Grill

Fresh ingredients and family recipes inform a menu of Mexican staples including fish tacos and housemade horchata

$20 $11

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Pan Pizza, Parmesan Bread Bites, and Coca-Cola Soda at Domino's Pizza (Up to 47% Off)

Domino's Pizza

New Haven

Ubiquitous pizza franchise bakes classic pies with more than 37 toppings to choose from accompanied by garlic-laden breadsticks or bites

$17.07 $9

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Lunch, Tea, or Sunday Brunch at Serenity (Up to 63% Off)

Serenity

Zionsville

A home built in 1868 welcomes guests for English tea and bistro-style lunch and brunch amidst charming antiques and period lighting

$20 $9

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Cooking Class at Olga's Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Olga's Restaurant

Westville

Led by a passionate chef with culinary training in Yugoslavia, Olga’s Restaurant teaches students how to make their own dishes

$170 $85

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One or Two Large Three-Topping or Specialty Pizzas with Breadsticks at Avilla Pizza and Subs (Up to $17.97 Off)

Avilla Pizza & Subs

Multiple Locations

Pie experts construct fresh dough daily to build specialty pizzas & breadsticks blanketed in garlic butter & parmesan

$20.78 $13

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$14 for $25 Worth of Pub Food and Drinks for Two at Legends Pub and Grill

Legends Pub and Grill

Washington

Classic pub food and frosty beers fuel the good times at this beloved neighborhood bar

$25 $14

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$24 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $15 Toward Mediterranean Food at Mirage Grill ($45 Total Value)

Mirage Grill

Merrillville

Build your own fresh Mediterranean sandwich or bowl using chicken or stake shawarma, falafel, and plenty of healthy ingredients

$15 $8

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Farm-to-Table Lunch or Dinner at SoBro Cafe (Up to 40% Off)

SoBro Cafe

Meridian Kessler

Bison burgers, bayou shrimp, extra-spicy curries, and other eclectic eats made with locally sourced meats and produce

$20 $12

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$15 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of American Comfort Food at The Kitchen Table ($30 Value)

The Kitchen Table

Huntertown

Diner serves up breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes such as a custom omelet, swiss-mushroom burger, or a fried-cod dinner

$15 $7.50

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$5 for $10 Worth of Burgers and Other American Food at Burger Bank

Burger Bank

A.C.T.

Quarter-pound burgers on toasted buns, chicken tenders, breaded shrimp, sundaes, and other American favorites

$10 $5

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$11 for $20 Worth of Mexican Food at Puerto Vallarta Express

Puerto Vallarta Express

South Bend

At quaint express counter, diners assemble their own burritos, tacos, and salads from staple Mexican ingredients

$10 $5.50

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Italian and Louisianan Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at DeAngelos (60% Off). Two Options Available.

DeAngelos

Bloomington

Crispy New York–style pizzas share menu space with other Italian classics and Louisianan specialties including homemade meat lasagna

$20 $8

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Mexican Cuisine at Agave Bar & Grill (Up to 52% Off). Three Options Available.

Agave Bar & Grill

Agave Bar & Grill

Seasoned chefs prepare classic Mexican dishes, including enchiladas, carne asada, and chimichangas

$31.96 $16

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Dine-In or Take-Out Tex-Mex Food at Tijuana Flats (Up to 55% Off). Four Options Available.

Tijuana Flats

Fishers

Mexican staples from burritos to tostadas brim with chicken, pork, and steak; vegetarian dishes come stuffed with refried or black beans

$20 $10

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Pizzeria Food for Two or Four or $11 for $20 Worth of Delivery or Takeout at Mardi Gras Pizzeria

Mardi Gras Pizzeria

Lapel

Try the No. 1 selling specialty pizza, the chicken ranch pie or build your own creation; burgers, calzones, wings, and sandwiches, too

$25 $12

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Buckets of Beer and Wings During Sunday and Monday Football Games at Fireside Brewhouse (Up to 52% Off)

Fireside Brewhouse

Greenwood

Sip on ice-cold beers straight from the bucket and wings in flavors such as habanero hammer and citrus chili during football games

$31.98 $16

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Pizza, Subs, and Wings at Jet's Pizza (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Jet's Pizza

Mishawaka

Signature square-shaped deep-dish pizzas pile meats and veggies high atop one of eight flavors of crust

$10 $5.50

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Barbecue and American Food for Two or Four at Drakes Bar and Grill (45% Off)

Drakes Bar and Grill

Kokomo

Mississippi native Randy Drake learned the slow art of barbecue at a young age and now dishes out ribs, rib tips, barbecue pork, and brisket

$20 $11

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Italian Cuisine or Catering at The Spaghetti Shop (Up to 51% Off)

The Spaghetti Shop

Multiple Locations

Dine-in pasta meals, such as spaghetti topped in marinara sauce or lasagna, come with unlimited garlic bread; catering with pasta and salads

$20 $12

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American Steak and Seafood for Up to Two or Four People at Parea (Up to 44% Off)

Parea

Valparaiso

American bar and grill sears Atlantic salmon, T-bones, and pours Bells, Stella Artrois, and Brother Thelonious drafts

$45 $25

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Pizza and Sandwiches at Tony Sacco's Coal Oven Pizza (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Tony Sacco's Coal Oven Pizza

Granger

Pennsylvania coal–powered ovens bake Naples-inspired pizzas in as little as four minutes and roast chicken wings

$15 $8

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Barbecue for Lunch or Dinner at Jefferson Street BBQ (Half Off)

Jefferson Street BBQ

Converse

Chefs create classic barbecue platters such as brisket with jalapeño corn bread and slaw, or new versions such as the pulled pork nachos

$10 $5

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$7 for Burgers and Fries for Two at Arnold's Drive-In (Up to $15.18 Value)

Arnold's Drive-In

Decatur

Old-fashioned steak burgers at a classic retro drive-in with roller-skating servers outside during spring and summer

$15.18 $7

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Duchess Tea Service with Sandwiches for Two or Four at Signature at the Propylaeum and Serenity (Up to 56% Off)

Signature at the Propylaeum and Serenity

Multiple Locations

Victorian-style environs full of antiques host English tea, including cucumber sandwiches, chocolate-almond scones, and sweet treats

$36 $18

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“The Odd Couple” Dinner Show for Two or Four at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre (Up to 44% Off)

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre

College Park

50th anniversary of the Tony Award–winning show featuring the uptight Felix and slob Oscar who become mismatched roommates

$135 $75

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$23.52 for Two Groupons, Each good for Pizza Meal at Noble Roman's Take-N-Bake Pizza($40.56 Value)

Noble Roman's Take-N-Bake Pizza

Fort Wayne

Sicilian–style deep-dish pizzas and traditional or wafer-thin cracker crusts, with breadsticks and cinnamon rounds

$20.28 $11.76

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American Food at The Korner Inn for Two or Four (45% Off)

The Korner Inn

Elberfeld

The cooks entice appetites with casual American cuisine, including burgers, barbecue, fried fish, and grilled chicken

$20 $11

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$12 for $20 Worth of Breakfast and Lunch for Two at American Pancake House

American Pancake House McKinley

Multiple Locations

Pancakes stuffed with vanilla cream cheese and fresh fruit; housemade potato pancakes; teetering triple-decker sandwiches

$20 $12

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Lunch or Dinner for Two, or Dinner for Four at Coaches Bar & Grill (Up to 55% Off)

Coaches Bar & Grill

Downtown Bloomington

Enjoy wings, sliders, and 5 Alarm Bloody Marys in Hoosier-themed bar with 28 plasma screen TVs

$20 $9

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$18 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Pizza at Greek's Pizzeria ($30 Value)

Greek's Pizzeria

Multiple Locations

Pizzas with housemade dough and a signature italian sauce, sandwiches, and pastas; football package with large pizza and breadsticks

$10 $6

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Pizza and Breadsticks Meal for Two or Carryout at Wise Guys Pizza (Up to 33% Off)

Wise Guys Pizza

Fishers

Cooks build pizzas from fresh, homemade dough, handmade mozzarella, and a wealth of toppings such as buffalo chicken and banana peppers

$23.90 $16

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Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Pizza, or Football Package at Greek's Pizzeria (Up to 50% Off)

Greek's Pizzeria of Noblesville

Noblesville

Pizzas with housemade dough and a signature italian sauce, sandwiches, and pastas; football package with large pizza and breadsticks

$10 $5

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$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Louisiana Chicken for Pickup ($20 Total Value)

Krispy Krunchy Chicken

Greenwood

Crispy, fried white and dark chicken, Cajun-style chicken, and sides including red beans and rice, jambalaya, and boudin bites

$10 $5.50

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$11 for $20 Worth of Food at Smith's Downtown Tap and Grill

Smith's Downtown Tap and Grill

Mishawaka

Cooks assemble heaping plates of nachos, pizzas, shaved prime rib sandwiches, and hot meatball subs inside family-friendly bar & grill

$20 $11

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Gourmet American Pub Fare at Grill 23 Food & Spirits (Up to 48% Off). Two Options Available.

Grill 23 Food & Spirits

Granger

Chefs prepare gourmet pub fare like steaks and lobster mac n’ cheese, while bartenders pour specialty cocktails and craft beers

$20 $10.50

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Gourmet Tacos and Soft Drinks for Two or Four at Monon Food Company (Up to 41% Off)

Monon Food Company

Broad Ripple

Gourmet tacos with white-cumin-lime sauce, pineapple-mango salsa, and pesto cream cheese

$27.96 $17

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$11 for $20 Worth of Jet's Pizza

Jet's Pizza - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne

Signature square-shaped deep-dish pizzas pile meats and veggies high atop one of eight flavors of crust

$10 $5.50

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Indian Food for Dine-In or Take-Out at Taste Of India (40% Off)

Taste Of India

Evansville

Chef slow cooks chicken and lamb in clay tandoor oven for classic indian dishes, or blends traditions with dishes such as the chili paneer

$10 $6

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Pub Food at The Bend (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

The Bend

South Bend

Menu of upscale pub food includes Maryland crab cakes, meatloaf with smashed potatoes, and New York–style reubens with housemade corned beef

$20 $12

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Pub Food and Drinks for Dinner at Henry's Pub & Grill (Up to 33% Off)

Henry's Pub & Grill

Carmel

Hearty American favorites including buffalo wings, beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips, and mac ‘n’ cheese burgers, along with signature drinks

$30 $20

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Pub Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Britton Tavern (Up to 48% Off)

Britton Tavern

Britton Tavern

Live music and sporting events complement hearty burgers, pizzas, buffalo wings, breadsticks, and cold brews

$25 $14

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$18 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Burgers and Shakes at Beefcake Burgers ($30 Value)

Beefcake Burgers

Multiple Locations

Burgers arrive loaded with up to 10 patties and topping such as jalapenos, grilled mushrooms, and buffalo sauce

$10 $6

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$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 at Macadoo's Family Restaurant ($20 Value)

Macadoo's Family Restaurant

Mishawaka

Owners Tim and Kathy serve homemade specialties such as biscuits with made-from-scratch sausage gravy and homemade soups

$10 $5

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, or Takeout for Two at Eddie's Steak Shed (Up to 40% Off)

Eddie's Steak Shed

Granger

Flapjacks and red-potato skillets at breakfast; fried seafood and charcoal-grilled steaks at lunch and dinner

$20 $12

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Three-Course Prix-Fixe American and Seafood Dinner for Two or Four at Rick's Cafe Boatyard

Rick's Cafe Boatyard

Eagle Creek

Dine on a three-course meal at a waterfront eatery with a panoramic view of Eagle Creek Reservoir

$65

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Irish-American Food at O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant

Fort Wayne

Irish bar serving burgers and shepherd’s pie and located a stone’s throw from Parkview Field

$20 $12

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$12 for $20 or $22 for $40 Worth of Pizza, Appetizers, and Nonalcoholic Drinks at Bruno's Pizza

Bruno's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Family business since 1975; thin- and thick-crust pizzas with bubbly layers of cheese, and crowned with your favorite toppings

$20 $12

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$12 for $20 or $22 for $40 Worth of Pizza, Appetizers, and Nonalcoholic Drinks at Bruno's Pizza

Bruno's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Family business since 1975; thin- and thick-crust pizzas with bubbly layers of cheese, and crowned with your favorite toppings

$20 $12

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Property Location
With a stay at Marriott Indianapolis Downtown in Indianapolis, you'll be minutes from Indiana Convention Center and Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians. This hotel is within close proximity of Indiana State Capitol and Indiana State Museum.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 622 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. 37-inch flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as multi-line phones with voice mail.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities including a health club and an indoor pool. This hotel also features a concierge desk, babysitting/childcare, and gift shops/newsstands.

Dining
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, audiovisual equipment, and a technology helpdesk. Planning an event in Indianapolis? This hotel has 40000 square feet (3716 square meters) of space consisting of conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and banquet facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge, and parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

350 W Maryland St
Indianapolis,
IN
US

When perched on a cushy high-rise seat inside the retro environs of Cindy's Diner, one will likely encounter owner John Scheele as he darts about the kitchen, whipping up hearty home-style dishes lauded by reporters from News Sentinel. He sets down simmering plates of farm-fresh eggs, stacks of hot cakes, and thick sandwiches on the bright red and chrome bar, taking time to greet new faces and exchange new jokes with the regulars. When the skilled cook gets an order for his signature "garbage" breakfast, he cracks open eggs before mixing in potatoes, cheese, onions, and ham. He also creates fresh donuts using an old-fashioned machine, icing the warm morsels in strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate.

John keeps his establishment a family affair with his wife Cindy, along with their three children and 20 grandchildren, who can often be spotted serving plates of all-day breakfast and refilling mugs of coffee. Rustic jukeboxes rest on the countertop, showcasing a selection of old-timey tunes, such as "Seven Spanish Angels" and "There's No Such Thing as a Cordless Telephone".

830 S Harrison St
Fort Wayne,
IN
US

At Lorenzo's Bistro and Bakery, the bakers make their own dough from scratch for crusty breads baked on the hearth. Every day, visitors can stop in for the warm baguettes, challah, and french bread, as well as daily specials such as Sunday's cracked-wheat loaves.

But the bread is just the start of the culinary journey, which executive chef Wess Rose executes with an eye toward contemporary American dishes and Euro-American influences. Elegant steak, seafood, and pasta join surprise touches, such as the chefs' take on a louisville hot brown—smoked shaved turkey breast atop fresh challah bread topped with tomatoes, cheddar jack mornay sauce, crispy bacon, and chives. Charbroiled salmon fillets glisten with raspberry barbecue glaze, and marinated portobellos and vegetable medleys stuff puff pastries to create vegetable wellingtons, which are topped with pesto and feta.

In the restaurant's foyer, the staff mans a market where people can grab cups of coffee or pick up ready-to-eat entrees to take home. In addition to the breads, customers often drop by to pick up muffins, scones, and sandwiches for meals on the go that are tastier than oatmeal in a tube.

972 South Hebron Avenue
Evansville,
IN
US

An independently owned restaurant that has been building its open-establishment reputation for nearly four decades, The Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens has cemented its status as Indiana's destination restaurant. For 24 years, it has received the AAA Four Diamond Award (one of only four Midwestern restaurants to accomplish this). And for the past 28 years, Wine Spectator has praised its cellar, most recently with a Best of Award of Excellence in 2013.

These achievements would be impressive on the strength of a single menu, but The Carriage House changes up its board of fare every season. Prepared in traditional French style?in accordance with the vision of the restaurant's founder, Indiana Restaurant Association Hall-of-Famer Evelyn C. George?each dish is made fresh from gourmet ingredients. These selections infuse the dishes and cocktails, which might include caramelized apple crepe with creme fraiche, grilled sirloin steak with horseradish-cream sauce or eggs benedict with pancetta, asparagus, and basil hollandaise. The restaurant also hosts a gourmet selection of breakfast, lunch, and delectable European-style pastries.

The impeccable presentation doesn't stop at the dinner plate's edge. It encompasses the main dining room's hand-hewn walnut beams (unchanged since The Carriage House was first built as a church in 1851) where live classical guitar can be heard ruminating in the air and its showcase of Indiana Hoosier Salon paintings dating from the early 20th century. No matter the season, sommelier Judith Cot? (Evelyn's daughter) can recommend a wine for any occasion thanks to her years of study with the Court of Master Sommeliers.

24460 Adams Rd
South Bend,
IN
US

In running Freddy's Steakhouse, Jim and Tammy Kamradt have tasked themselves with carrying on a 50-year legacy of greatness. And it's clear they're up to the challenge. For his part, Jim draws upon 35 years in the meat industry to personally select and cut every Angus steak, which, as the restaurant's specialty dish, has a half-century of renown to live up to. Tammy manages the rest of Freddy's day-to-day operations, from working with the staff to signing for and unpacking the flames that sear each cut. The result of the couple's hard work: a warm atmosphere with live weekend entertainment, an extensive spirit list, and iron-rich meals that are special from escargot starter to flourless chocolate cake dessert.

6442 Kennedy Ave
Hammond,
IN
US

The historical brick building that houses Janko's Little Zagreb, once a reputed 1940s brothel, now beckons in a much more respectable clientele with its cheerful red awning and brightly lit dining room. Large cushy booths enclose red-checkered tables, while IU football and basketball posters speckle the walls. Tables have a clear view of two open grills, which sizzle with menu items including thick, succulent USDA Choice steaks, seafood, and more. An extensive wine list and locally made beer from Upland Brewing Company wash down entrees as IU fans dish out endless Hoosier puns, such as ?Hoosier daddy?? and ?Hoosier favorite Disney princess??

223 W 6th St
Bloomington,
IN
US