Restaurants in Indiana

Mexican and American Cuisine at Las Tres Hermanas (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Las Tres Hermanas

Fort Wayne

Chicken tacos, steak burritos, tostadas, and big burgers cooked to perfection highlight this authentic Mexican menu with American offerings

$15 $8

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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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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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Mexican Cuisine at Agave Bar & Grill (Up to 42% Off). Three Options Available.

Agave Bar & Grill

Agave Bar & Grill

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

$31.96 $19

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Dine-In or Take-Out Tex-Mex Food at Tijuana Flats (Up to 45% 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 $12

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Diner Fare for Two or Four at Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery (Up to 43% Off)

Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery

Anderson

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

$15 $9

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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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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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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Breakfast at Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Cafe ($30 Total Value)

Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Cafe

Downtown Jeffersonville

Adrienne Holland and her staff prepare warm baked pastries, biscuits and gravy, breakfast sandwiches, and coffee drinks

$10 $5

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Mexican Food for Two or Four at Riviera Maya Mexican Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Riviera Maya Mexican Restaurant

Columbus

Authentic Mexican specialties like chalupas, enchiladas, and fajitas, served in a colorful dining room with hand-carved chairs

$20 $12

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$8 for $15 Toward Ham or Turkey, or 10, 25, or 40 Boxed Lunches from The HoneyBaked Ham Company

The HoneyBaked Ham Company

New Albany

Catering or large group meals are made easy with tender and juicy whole hams or turkeys or boxed lunches

$15 $8

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$15 for $30 Worth of Irish Food at T.J. Maloney's Authentic Irish Pub

T.J. Maloney's Authentic Irish Pub

Merrillville

Shepherd’s pie, lamb and beef burgers, and fish 'n' chips pepper furniture imported from Dublin

$30 $15

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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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Italian Cuisine at Rulli's Italian American Restaurant (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Rulli's Italian American Resturant

Multiple Locations

Chefs whip up southern italian pizzas, pastas and seafood dishes in a dining room alongside buzzing sports bar with live music

$20 $13

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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

Bakers use regional, organic ingredients when whipping up homemade cinnamon rolls, steaming loaves of bread or round chocolate-chip brownies

$20 $11

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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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$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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Italian Dinner for Two or Four at Ciao Bella Ristorante (50% Off)

Ciao Bella Ristorante

Schererville

Florence-native chef populates an Italian menu with Mediterranean-style meats and thin-crust pizzas.

$30 $15

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Mexican Dinner Cuisine for Two or More at Tequila Restaurante (Up to 50% Off)

Tequila Restaurante

Multiple Locations

Authentic Mexican dishes crafted with housemade ingredients, served on tables adorned with linen and flowers in candle-lit eatery

$50 $25

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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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$10 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 $5

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$12 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 $12

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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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$10 for $20 Worth of Pizza at Domino's Pizza

Domino's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Pie slingers craft freshly tossed dough into masterpizzas with toppings to suit every taste

$20 $10

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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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$20 Off Your Bill or a Five-Visit Punch Card Good for $10 Off Your Bill on Each Visit at Sanfratello's

Sanfratello's

Multiple Locations

Thin- and pan-crust pizzas, pasta, and paninis for dine-in, carry-out, or delivery; new Highland location boasts wall murals and booths

$20 $10

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Two or Four Pasta Entrees or Signature Italian Dishes at Kinsey's Italian Cafe (Up to 44% Off)

Kinsey's Italian Cafe

McCordsville

Homemade lasagna, Cajun shrimp alfredo, and baked ziti with three cheeses

$31.90 $18

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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 Soda for Four or Two at Domino's Pizza (Up to 53% 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

$30.37 $15

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Duchess Tea Service with Sandwiches for Two or Four at Signature at the Propylaeum and Serenity (Up to 61% 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 $16

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$11 for $20 Worth of Thai Food and Drinks at Thai Lanna

Thai Lanna

Avon

Classic Thai dishes include chicken satay, tum yum soup, green curry, pad thai, drunken noodles, and sweet sticky rice with mango

$20 $11

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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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English Pub Food and Drinks at Red Lion Grog House (Up to 38% Off)

Red Lion Grog House

Fountain Square

Upscale interpretations of English pub classics and burgers served in an ornate setting with dark woods and wrought-iron accents

$20 $13

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$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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Family Pizza Meal for Four or $11 for $20 Worth of Pizza at Big M's Pizzeria

Big M's Pizzeria

Evansville

Families dig into a large pizza, salad, and bread sticks or garlic cheese bread; specialty pizzas include Texas barbecue and Veggie Lovers

$42.24 $22

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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 (40% 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 $12

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Sushi Meal for Two or Four at Sansui Restaurant and Sushi Bar (Up to 43% Off)

Sansui Restaurant and Sushi Bar

Carmel

Pairs tuck into fresh and fried rolls with tuna, eel, and spicy tobiko complemented by miso soup, salad, or seaweed salad

$43.75 $26

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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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Mexican Food at Don Pancho's Mexican Restaurant (Up to 55% 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 $9.50

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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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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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$8 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 $8

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Lunch, Tea, or Sunday Brunch at Serenity (Up to 60% 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 $10

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$25 for $40 Worth of Fondue at The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

Castleton

Couples dip entrees such as filet mignon and ravioli into smoldering fondue pots and signature dipping sauces

$40 $25

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Pub Food and Drinks at Beamer's Sports Grill (Up to 55% Off). Two Options Available.

Beamer's Sports Grill

Lake

Eclectic mix of pub food, including fish tacos, pizzas, and pretzel burgers, which sport bacon, peanut butter, and an over-easy egg

$20 $10

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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 Pizza & Appetizers or $30 for a 2-Course Meal for Two with Wine 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

$50 $30

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Lunch or Dinner for Two, or Dinner for Four at Coaches Bar & Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Coaches Bar & Grill

Downtown Bloomington

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

$20 $10

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Breakfast and Lunch for Dine-in or Take-out at Sunrise Cafe in Carmel (Up to 47% Off)

Sunrise Cafe Carmel

Carmel

Eggs benedict and omelets served in the early hours of the morning precede lunchtime fare that includes Reubens and salads

$15 $8

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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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$9.50 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 $9.50

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$13 for $30 Worth of American Tapas at Temper Grille 

Temper Grille

Mishawaka

Shareable tapas-style dishes made with quality meats and lobster

$30 $13

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Mexican Cuisine at Barrio Taco & Tequila Bar (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Barrio Taco & Tequila Bar

Indianapolis

Eatery serves authentic street-style tacos with grilled chicken, tilapia, skirt steak, pork, veggies, or ground beef, as well as burritos

$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 $6

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$17 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Toward Italian Cuisine at Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders ($30 Value)

Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders

Carmel

Chefs bake fresh bread and dough each day before topping pizzas and grinders with meat, cheese, and veggies

$15 $8.50

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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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Sushi Meal with Starters, Rolls, and Drinks for Two or Four at Sushi House (Up to 48% Off)

Sushi House

Lawrence

Specialty rolls with crab, spicy salmon, tuna & eel delight palates alongside miso soup, salad & nonalcoholic drinks.

$66.80 $35

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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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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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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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Plated Dinner for Two or Four or Manners Matter Course for Up to Six at The Propyleaum (Up to 42% Off)

Serendipity 2

Near Northside

Four-course dinner or group etiquette class inside restored 1890's mansion

$80 $50

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$11 for $20 Worth of Chinese, Thai, and Vietnamese Cuisine at at China Bistro Indianapolis

China Bistro

Indianapolis

Chinese classics such as orange chicken & chicken lettuce wraps; creamy thai curries, pan-fried noodles, & mongolian beef

$20 $11

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Burgers and Beer for Two, Four, or Six at Chef Mikes Charcoal Grill (49% Off)

Chef Mikes Charcoal Grill

Park 100

Charcoal grill seals juices into the bourbon-chive burger, spicy jalapeño-havarti burger, and pizza burgers, washed down with craft beers

$35 $18

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 at Noble Roman’s Take-n-Bake P’za ($30 Value)

Noble Roman’s Take-n-Bake P’za

College Park

Sicilian–style deep-dish pizzas and traditional or wafer-thin cracker crusts; sides such as breadsticks and cinnamon rounds

$10 $5

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Create-Your-Own-Tea Event for One, Two, or Four from Occasions Divine (Up to 64% Off)

Occasions Divine

The Propylaeum

Blend and brew your own personalized tea inside 121-year-old Victorian clubhouse; scones and hearty snacks provided

$48 $25

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$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Crepes and Casual French Food at CrepeGuys ($24 Total Value)

CrepeGuys

Indianapolis

Traditional sweet crepes, plus savory crepes inspired by everything from pizza to beef quesadillas

$8 $4

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European Meal for Two or Four at Taste of Europe (Up to 58% Off)

Taste of Europe

Mayflower Park

Hungarian goulash with diner's choice of meat and medley plates of gumbo or italian seafood

$26 $11

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Mexican Dinner Cuisine for Two, Four, or Take-Out at Los Chilaquiles (Up to 50% Off)

Los Chilaquiles

Snacks - Guion Creek

Freshly prepared Mexican dishes, such as beef-tongue tacos, hominy soup with pork, shrimp in spicy diabla sauce & seven types of chilaquiles

$24 $12

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One, Two, or Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Comfort Food at Zelma’s Restaurant (Half Off)

Zelma's Restaurant

East Gate

Broasted chicken, grilled ham, and other home-style cuisine as well as a full breakfast menu available 24 hours a day

$10 $5

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$7 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Sandwiches at Stars Sandwich Market ($12 Total Value)

Stars Sandwich Market

Downtown Indianapolis

Gourmet deli sandwiches, including curry chicken salad and white turkey with cranberry relish, pair up with salads and soups

$6 $3.50

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Mexican Entrees and Soft Drinks for Two or Four at Paco’s Taqueria (Up to 55% Off)

Paco’s Taqueria

Indianapolis

Taqueria offers traditional Mexican dishes, such as huevos rancheros, tamales, tortas, enchiladas, burritos, and tacos

$28 $13

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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

It's a good idea to arrive early at Movie Tavern, and not only if you hate missing the opening credits. Early birds can peruse the extensive menu of chef-crafted American cuisine, from kobe beef sliders to pizza and sandwiches. But even after the show begins, the snacks keep coming. Unobtrusive servers slip in during the show to deliver orders, and can be called on for more drinks or dessert with the push of a button. Guests can even sip margaritas or signature cocktails at the full bar before heading in to the theater. The family-friendly establishment also serves finger food for kiddies.

As for the entertainment, audiences get to enjoy all-digital presentations of first-run films any day of the week, plus Retro Cinema every Wednesday morning at 11:30 a.m. as well as Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. Audiences also benefit from Movie Tavern's membership program. Anyone can sign up for free online to receive one free bag of popcorn, plus a free ticket every year on their birthday, special offers, movie news, and invites to screenings and other special events.

5495 Coventry Ln
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 S Hebron Ave
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