Food & Drink in Meriden

50% Off Caribbean Food at Tata's Restaurant

Wallingford Center

$24 $12

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The chef can coat black tiger shrimp with a garlic butter sauce, and deep-fry pork medallions infused with garlic and herbs

Half Off at Middlebury's Best Yogurt, Smoothies, and Ice Cream

Middlebury's Best Yogurt and Smoothies (Primrose Square)

$10 $5

Nonfat and sugar-free yogurt, ice-cream cones, frozen yogurt, sundaes, fresh-fruit smoothies, exotic coffee drinks, ice-cream cakes and pies

Up to 49% Off at Pizzeria DaVinci

Cobalt

$18.50 $10

Specialty pizzas include baked potato with sour cream; bacon & egg; steak & cheese; & tomato basil, all served from newly renovated location

Up to 53% Off at Pizzeria DaVinci

Rockfall

$22.17 $11

Family recipe makes thin-crust dough, which is then topped with ingredients such as eggplant, sweet peppers, meatballs, and bacon

Up to 52% Off at Roma Pizza & Restaurant

Middletown

$29.15 $14

Eatery dishes out two dozen gourmet pizzas like the breakfast pizza with scrambled eggs along with chicken and veal dishes, wraps, and pasta

All Heart – $10 for Heart Tribute Band

Trinity-On-Main

$15 $10

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Heart tribute band treats fans to spot-on renditions of the greatest rockers and ballads of Ann and Nancy Wilson

50% Off at Maciavelli's Italian Restaurant

Southington

$40 $20

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Eatery uses only the freshest ingredients to create Italian cuisine such as eggplant rollatini, pollo marsala, and buffalo chicken pizza

50% Off American Food at Club 19 Restaurant

Hawk's Landing Country Club

$30 $15

Diners can enjoy burgers, wraps, and pasta entrees indoors while watching the large flat-screen TVs, or outdoors on the spacious deck

50% Off Italian American Food at East Street Eatery

Wolcott

$30 $15

Italian American staples including New York strip steak, Angus burgers topped with cheese, and pasta tossed with chicken or seafood

Up to 53% Off American Cuisine at Four Main Street Bar and Grill

Huntington

$138 $65

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Chef John Slattery crafts blackened steaks, fried calamari, and other upscale American favorites in a casual eatery nestled in Hidden Hills

Up to 47% Off Wine and Appetizers at 1249 Wine Bar

Waterbury

$27.90 $15

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Diners nosh on small plates of cured meats, aged cheeses and fresh ricotta, and house-made hummus while sipping wine from diverse list

Up to 48% Off Italian Meals and Pastries at Avventura Deli

Waterbury

$20 $11

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New York Times-lauded shop serves thick lasagna in homemade sauce, paninis, and gelato made fresh daily

47% Off Italian Food and Drinks at Bacco's Restaurant

Waterbury

$30 $16

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Pizzas, char-grilled steaks, and specialties such as veal saltimbocca rolled with prosciutto; cold drinks at a roomy bar

45% Off Italian-American Food at Whiskey River Tavern

Waterford

$20 $11

Pub serves up fried ravioli, fish 'n' chips, meatball subs, and a slate of pizzas

50% Off at River's Edge Bistro

Farmington

$30 $15

Eatery serves Mediterranean cuisine such as halal meat, kebob and lamb entrees, falafel, gyros, moussaka, and Mediterranean pies and salad

Up to 50% Off Japanese Cuisine at Umi Sushi + Tapas

West Hartford

$20 $10

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Diners can pick and choose many of Chef Kohei's dishes as they pass by tables on a conveyor belt; plates color-coded by price

49% Off Japanese Food at Sakura Garden

West Hartford

$35 $18

All-you-can-eat buffet of hot and cold entrees, along with freshly prepared sushi, sashimi, and maki creations

Half Off Coffee or Ice Cream at Harvest Country Store

West Hartford

$30 $15

Organic and fair-trade coffee, which can be topped with vegan-friendly syrup, pairs with ice cream from a local supplier

Up to 50% Off Japanese Dinner at Sakimura

Simsbury Center

$35 $18

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Hibachi meals prepared on smokeless grills; rolls with elegant fillings such as pepper tuna; modern flourishes of foie gras with sweet miso

Up to 50% Off Tallulah's Caterers

West Hartford

$75 $39

Catered cuisine that changes every time, but may include options such as pan-seared tilapia and Chesapeake crab cakes

54% Off Gift Basket from MamaLicious Market

West Hartford

$150 $69

Baskets overflow with medicinal mushroom coffee and tea, an organic body care product sampler, raw chocolate and more

50% Off Middle-Eastern Food at Shish Restaurant & Lounge

West Hartford

$40 $20

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Sip on cocktails and beer inside a chic lounge; tabouleh, lamb kebabs, and flatbreads

Up to 51% Off at Hanafin's Public House

Glastonbury

$34 $17

In the spirit of Ireland's public houses, cooks prepare corned beef and cabbage and hearty Guinness stew

Up to 50% Off Afternoon Tea with Food at Tea with Tracy

Seymour

$27 $18.50

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More than 100 flavors of tea fill pots alongside fresh-baked scones, tea sandwiches, and soup

Joker's Wild Comedy Club – Up to 52% Off

Joker's Wild Comedy Club

$52 $25

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Patrons savor hot or cold antipasto platters while local and national headlining comedians fill the air with laughter

$20 for Upscale Pub Food at The Russian Lady

Downtown

$20 $10

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Sandwiches, Russian Roulette Poppers, and 20 wing sauces complemented by liquors such as vodka with 100-plus varieties and 40 draft beers

50% Off at Sushi Mizu

New Haven

$25 $12.50

Sushi made with fluke, crabmeat, and mango served alongside Japanese classics, such as seaweed salads and beef teriyaki

Up to 50% Off Frozen Yogurt and Smoothies at Go Greenly

Downtown

$10 $5

Ecofriendly eatery makes fro-yo with organic Stonyfield yogurt in flavors such as simply taro, strawberry-banana, pomegranate and watermelon

Up to 51% Off at Front Street Bistro

Hartford

$65 $32

Flatbreads, burgers, and contemporary American dishes, such as ginger shrimp cakes, served in sleek bistro inside theater

Up to 50% Off Brazilian & Portuguese Food at Ipanema Cafe

Parkville

$25 $13

Brazilian and Portuguese bar and restaurant sates appetites with hearty traditional fare

Half Off VIP Bottle-Service Package at Casona

South End

$375 $99

Latin dance music plays in a lounge designed to evoke the nightclubs of New York and Miami

Half Off Brewery Tour and Tasting for Four

Bloomfield

$36 $18

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Touring and tasting at local microbrewery on Saturday afternoons

Half Off Portuguese Cuisine at O'Porto Restaurant

Parkville

$30 $15

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Traditional Portuguese cuisine with modern twist crafted from exotic ingredients, such as peppers from Africa and cinnamon from India

50% Off Tea

Branford

$30 $15

Guests can stop in for a sip of South African rooibos tea, a caffeine-free variety chock-full of vitamins and minerals

40% Off American Cuisine at Donovan's Reef

Branford Center

$30 $18

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Eco-friendly restaurant serves grilled mashed potato pizzas, buffalo chicken sandwiches, lobster pies, steak fajitas, and thai chili wings

Up to 60% Off Hot or Iced Coffees at Kupz Frozen Yogurt & Coffee

East Haven

$24.90 $9.99

House-roasted blends of hot and iced coffee made with beans from a local distributor and served at an iPad bar equipped with free WiFi

Up to 58% Off Italian Meal at The Original Antonio’s

Ansonia

$30.90 $15

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Drink wine and eat Italian dishes such as bruschetta, rigatoni with italian sausage, or bone-in, pan-roasted chicken

Up to 45% Off Homestyle Cuisine for Dinner

West Haven

$93.85 $56

Hand-cut steaks from certified Choice Midwest beef; kitchen staff roasts seasoned corned beef, pastrami, roast beef, and turkey overnight

50% Off Beer- or Wine-Making Course

East Hartford

$50 $25

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In laid-back classes, hobbyists learn flavor theory before getting their hands dirty brewing their own beer and wine

Up to 57% Off Italian Dinner at Amici's Restaurant

Shelton

$80 $39

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Chefs plate penne alla vodka pastas, tender fillets, and clams casino for dinner, which are paired with glasses of house wine

Up to Half Off Upscale Dining at Nora’s Restaurant & Lounge

Southwick

$40 $20

Entrees include bella bleu new york sirloin and salmon finished with an orange cognac glaze; upscaledining room with views of Lake Congamond

Up to 53% Off American Food at The Red Cabin

South Windsor

$15 $7

Corned beef reubens, sirloin steak and eggs, Irish omelets, and more

50% Off Pizza at Randy's Wooster St. Pizza Shop

Manchester

$25 $12.50

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Handcrafted pizzas in more than 30 styles include the infamous 22-inch stuffed Challenger pie that appeared on Man Vs. Food

50% Off Pizza at Boston's Manchester

Manchester

$30 $15

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14 varieties of gourmet pizza headline extensive spread of fresh eats inside family-friendly restaurant outfitted with lively sports bar

Half Off at The Spice Mill

Waddell

$18 $8.99

House-packaged spices for mulling wine, seasoning poultry, and adding an autumnal air to pies

Half Off Asian Cuisine at Asian Bistro

Robertson

$10 $5

Grilled meats and seafood, such as spareribs and lobster, plus sushi rolls, noodle soups, and bubble teas

50% Off American Cuisine at Hungry Tiger Cafe

Martin

$50 $25

Comfort food classics include from-scratch soups, chili, and chowders alongside fajitas, wings, and lauded half-pound Angus burgers

Half Off Sushi at OKI Asian Bistro

Vernon

$30 $15

Menu of Asian cuisine presents choices of sushi, hibachi entrees, rice and noodles, and Thai

Up to 50% Off at Cabo Tequila Grill

Chester

$56 $29

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Fusion Mexican- SouthWest and -American. cuisine include guacamole with housemade tortillas, barbecue-pork quesadillas, and chicken burritos

52% Off American Food at Downtown Cafe

Torrington

$25 $12

Giant burgers, saucy wings, and slabs of fall-off-the-bone ribs served on an expansive rooftop patio

Up to 52% Off Wine Tasting for Two or Four

Litchfield

$24 $12

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Wine tasting includes a sampling of the cheese of the day, a cellar tour, and keepsake glasses

45% Off Ice Cream at S&S Sweet Treats

Torrington

$10 $5.50

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Sundaes feature ice-cream flavors such as cappuccino crunch, moose tracks, and oatmeal cookie, alongside a menu of soups and sandwiches

Up to Half Off at Zach's Deli

Post Road South

$10 $5.50

Deli sandwiches, wraps, and salads as well as coffee and pastrami and Swiss panini on rye

Half Off Billiards and Craft Beer at Fast Eddie's Billiards Cafe

New Milford

$28 $14

Groups of two or four can choose from a selection of more than 50 craft brews as they play pool

Up to 50% Off Upscale American Food at Red Hen

Old Saybrook Center

$40 $20

Eggplant parmesan, roasted Atlantic cod with bisque, and Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew

Half Off One Dozen Cakepops at Lizzy's Lollicakes

Trumbull

$30 $15

Dozen cakepops; flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, funfetti, devils food, lemon, strawberry, carrot, and Oreo

Up to 50% Off Italian Food at Little Mazen Pizza

Simsbury

$20 $11

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Hearty Italian-American dishes such as meat lasagna with garlic bread, chicken parmesan grinders, and white clam pizza with bacon

Half Off at Greenleaf's Cafe

East Granby

$30 $15

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Cozy café serves smoked-salmon croissants, homemade corned beef hash and eggs, and malted vanilla buttermilk pancakes with real maple syrup

50% Off Italian Food at Marco's Restaurant

Tariffville

$24 $12

Diners enjoy Italian specialties, such as lasagna, fettuccine primavera, and a variety of gourmet pizzas, in a cozy, minimalist dining room

Up to 51% Off Appetizers and Drinks at Good Life Grill

Granby

$34.98 $17

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Snack on appetizers such as stuffed mushrooms and or seared crab cakes with ginger jam and chili mayo, paired with house wines or draft beer

Up to 52% Off Upscale Fare at Sweet Pea’s Restaurant in Riverton

Sweet Pea's

$40 $20

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Chefs prepare ginger-soy-glazed salmon and oven-roasted lamb in Victorian homestead amid antiques

$15 for Seafood & Steak at The Tributary Restaurant

Winsted

$30 $15

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Amid wood-paneled walls & old-time photographs, waiters ferry fresh clam & mussel starters to tables along with veal, pasta & filet mignon

50% Off Fresh Seafood & Italian at Pastori’s Restaurant & Bar

Ellington

$40 $20

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Menu includes shrimp santorini, eggplant parmigiana, chicken and broccoli alfredo pizza, veal-cutlet grinder, sea scallops, and tuna steak

Up to 51% Off at Pizzeria DaVinci

Ellington

$22 $11

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Baked-potato pizza topped with bacon and sour cream, Lunch Box with peanut butter, provolone, and bacon, and Renaissance with prosciutto

50% Off Authentic Indian Savory Snacks at Ami's Chaatwala

Bridgeport

$10 $5

Paneer tikka rolls filled with cheese and roasted bell peppers, and fried crisps filled with chickpeas, tamarind chutney, and cilantro

53% Off Brunch at Barnum Publick House

Downtown

$60 $28

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Sweet and savory brunch options pair with bottomless brunch cocktails in turn-of-the-century style pub

50% Off Crêpes, Smoothies, and Frozen Yogurt

Goldens Bridge

$7 $3.50

Sweet and savory crêpes made fresh to order; strawberry nut crêpes, French toast crêpes, egg-stuffed crêpes, banana, Nutella, and more

Up to 58% Off at Coyote Maverick

Danbury

$35.98 $19

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Dig into jumbo wings or burgers topped with fried onions, chili, or mushrooms; draft beers from breweries including Shocktop and Lost Sailor

Up to 51% Off at Arturos Cantina

Danbury

$48.85 $29

Traditional Mexican tunes, decor, and dishes slathered in house-made mole, adobo, and ranchero sauces transport diners to Mexico

Half Off at Sinapi's Pizzeria

Brewster

$22 $11

Antipasto platters, specialty pizzas, and family-style portions of rigatoni or gnocchi sautéed with broccoli rabe and white clam sauce

44% Off Frozen Yogurt at FroyoWorld Brookfield

Brookfield

$6 $3.35

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Rotating menu of 12 frozen yogurts infused with live and active cultures; available toppings include more than 70 candies and fruit

Up to 52% Off at Tavern on 37 in Danbury

Danbury

$71.85 $35

Chefs handcraft pastas and pub favorites such as fish and chips, all served with your choice of appetizer and glasses of wine

Half Off at Mima’s Meatballs and More

Danbury

$10 $5

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Dine on classic or veggie meatballs atop pasta with a choice of six sauces or fried pizza fritte in a casual Italian cafe

Rawley's Drive Inn – Fries, Hot Dogs, and Shakes

Fairfield

$8 $4

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Deep-fried hot dogs from a roadside eatery featured on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Up to 50% Off Italian Cuisine at Biscotti's Ristorante

New Fairfield

$40 $20

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House-made sauces top entrees such as chicken parmigiana, clams casino, or Italian classics rich with meat, veggies, and seafood

45% Off Frozen Yogurt at Frogeez Frozen Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$10 $5.50

More than 50 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt pair with toppings such as fresh fruit, nuts, candies, and syrups

Up to 52% Off Italian Cooking Classes 

Dalice Elizabeth Winery

$75 $37

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Using Mediterranean sea salts and ingredients from local farmers, chefs teach the basics of preparing homestyle Italian cuisine

Mumbai Times – $5 for 30% Off Indian Food

Westport

$5 $5

Starters of kebabs and tandoor-fired chicken tenders lead into specialties from both northern and southern India

Up to 53% Off Brunch at Bistro B at The Westport Inn

Westport

$60 $28

Bistro and tucked inside historic inn serves up new American food for brunch

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Singled out for having the state's best clam chowder in Connecticut magazine's Best of Connecticut feature, Close Harbour hooks customers with a menu anchored in mouth-watering seafood. Start with crab-and-parmesan-stuffed mushrooms ($7) or pull out your scrimshaw spoon for New England, Manhattan, or Rhode Island clam chowder ($4/cup). Filet of sole stuffed with lump blue-crab meat ($18) reconciles the sea's two most notorious enemies, and swordfish cipolla parries a seasoned swordfish steak with a heaping helping of caramelized onions ($17). Resist flatware hegemony by getting your hands on a toasted roll topped with butter-sautéed lobster (market price), or give in to the powerful lettuce lobby with a pan-seared sea-scallop salad ($14). Any fish in the joint can also be baked, grilled, broiled, fried, or seared and plated with stir-fried veggies for $15.

959 Meriden Waterbury Tpke
Plantsville,
CT
US

K. LaMay's Steamed Cheeseburgers charms taste buds with trademark patties, which have garnered a Best Burger ranking from the Record-Journal in 2009, 2010, and 2011 in addition to hearty press coverage. Slices of sharp cheddar cheese migrate from Wisconsin to roost atop beef slabs fresh from the steamers, creating single ($4.50) or double ($6.50) steamed cheeseburgers engineered by vapor king Kevin LaMay and his jovial staff. Diners can veer jaws and dexterous elbows away from the joint's namesake to nosh on a steak sandwich ($4.99) or a dozen chicken nuggets ($3) and repose their meaty treats on crispy beds of fries or onion rings ($2.50). Patrons can prompt bubbly abdominal sensations with sips of locally made Foxon Park sodas ($1.50), which perch in a cooler alongside hunks of the signature cheese available for purchase.

690 E Main St
Meriden,
CT
US

Tabaq Masala Restaurant and Banquet Hall whisks diners away on a pan-Asian sojourn through Indian, Chinese, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi cuisines. In the 100% halal kitchen, chefs spice dishes with fresh chili, pan-fry whole pomfret, and crisp roti flatbread within the clay confines of a tandoori oven. The dining room walls reflect the kitchen’s cultural mélange with a mix of Indian and Chinese artwork, and a private prayer room facilitates diners' devotions. The red carpeting in a spacious banquet hall gives large group celebrations a glamorous atmosphere without smuggling in paparazzi inside chafing dishes.

1843 N Broad St
Meriden,
CT
US

That New Place Restaurant's experienced chefs craft an afternoon menu brimming with made-from-scratch soups and sandwiches. Send fork excavators navigating through the crisp drifts of several refreshing salads including a caesar ($5.25–$8.25) or a triple combo, which showcases tuna, egg, and chicken ($10.95) attempting to capsize each other's leafy rafts. A variety of breads, freshly baked and delivered daily by storks, include rye, marble, and cranberry, and house savory sandwiches such as crab salad ($7.75) and corned beef ($6.75). Quarter-pound hamburgers ($4.25) slide in nicely next to a pile of sweet-potato fries ($3.75), and a black-bean chipotle burger ($5.25) provides herbaceous eats. Culinary compounders can also craft a soup-and-sandwich combo ($6+), which simultaneously satisfies crunching and slurping cravings.

71 N Turnpike Rd
Wallingford,
CT
US

Primo Pizza smothers hunger with thick-crust, Italian-style pizza pies handmade from fresh ingredients. Cooks roll out dough on site daily, setting the stage for a large 16-inch pie, upon which a special blend of spices and whole peeled tomatoes play a savory sauce enveloped in a romance with creamy, fresh-cut, whole-milk mozzarella. Choose up to five toppings from Primo Pizza’s 30 options, which include old standards, such as sausage, pepperoni, and mushrooms, and new specialties, such as steak, calabresa, corn, clams, and anti-cheese. This Groupon is good for dine-in, carry-out, or teleported orders only.

994 N Colony Rd
Wallingford,
CT
US

The culinary artisans at Gaetano’s Tavern on Main rein in ravenous appetites with a hearty menu of traditional Italian-American meat, pasta, and seafood dishes. Diners can prime palates with appetizers such as fried cheddar mushrooms ($7.99) topped by a tangy horseradish sauce and a stylish pillbox hat. Sandwich selections include the pastrami bomb, sporting sweet and hot peppers, melted swiss cheese, and russian dressing ($8.99). In the shrimp pfnaush ($19.99), meanwhile, sauteed shrimp rest in atop savory angel hair pasta pillows embroidered with fresh basil, plum tomatoes, spinach, and homespun adages. Diners can quell carnivorous cravings with the new york strip au poivre, a boneless sirloin steak adorned with brandy sauce, peppercorns, and mushrooms ($25.99), or opt for the chicken gorgonzola ($17.99), surrounded by artichokes, roasted peppers, garlic asparagus, and gorgonzola cheese atop penne. Diners can enjoy Gaetano's lively nightlife from its exposed brick tavern, family-friendly dining room, or anti-gravity chamber.

40 N Main St
Wallingford,
CT
US