Food & Drink in Minooka

One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of American Pub Food at Mcbride’s On 52 (Up to Half Off)

McBride's on 52

Joliet

New Joliet location features a home-style selection of Angus burgers, wings in six different sauces, and other classic pub comfort foods

$20 $10

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$5 for $10 Worth of Casual American Fare at Jody's Hot Dogs in Joliet

Jody's Hot Dogs

Joliet

Cooks prepare Chicago-style hot dogs, cheeseburgers, french fries, and a variety of sandwiches inside a casual ‘50s-inspired setting

$10 $5

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Casual American Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch at Tin Roof (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Tin Roof

Joliet

Locally sourced ingredients shine in stand-outs such as blackened chicken with homemade chipotle ranch, mahi mahi tacos, and craft cocktails

$20 $11

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Appetizers for 2, 4, 8, or 10 People at Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery (Up to 50% Off)

Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery

Joliet

Waitresses clad in mini kilts ferry burgers, Dublin-inspired stew & ice-cold Guinness to tables with views of HD sports games

$20 $11

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Mediterranean and Indian Cuisine at Madi (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Madi

Crest Hill

Menu fuses Indian specialties such as chicken tikka with Mediterranean staples such as falafel pockets and minced beef kabobs

$15 $8

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American Fare for Dine-In or Carry-Out at 12 Handles Ale House (Up to 50% Off)

12 Handles Ale House

Crest Hill

Wings tossed in sauces ranging from barbecue to sweet habanero, as well as burgers, pasta, and pizza

$20 $10

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Mexican Food for Parties of Two or Four at Delicia Mexican Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Delicia Mexican Grill

Plainfield

In a bright restaurant, diners enjoy chef's specialties such as marinated skirt steak, seafood-stuffed pineapples, and fried ice cream

$25 $14

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at CherryBerry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar ($30 Value)

CherryBerry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar

Plainfield

Frozen yogurt in flavors such as Cookie Monster, Birthday Bash, Sea Salt Caramel Pretzel, Chocoholic, and Orange Sorbet

$10 $5

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Wine and Appetizers at Cooper's Corner (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Cooper's Corner

Winfield

Pair wine with appetizers such as spicy calamari, Chateaubriand char cuts, and saganaki flamed tableside

$32 $18

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One or Three Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of American Pub Food at McBride's Pub and Grille (Up to 50% Off)

McBride's Pub and Grill

Joliet

Burgers laden with chipotle sauce or pulled pork; wings drenched in six sauces; ample domestic drafts and craft beers at a full bar

$20 $10

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$24 for 2 16" One-Topping Thin Crust Pizzas and One 2-Liter Soda for Takeout at Rosati's Pizza ($38.77 Value)

Rosati's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Thin crust pies topped with pepperoni, bell peppers, mushrooms, bacon, black olives, hot giardiniera, jalapenos, and more

$38.77 $24

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$17 for $30 Worth of Irish Pub Fare at TomKelly’s Chophouse and Pub in New Lenox

TomKelly’s Chophouse and Pub

New Lenox

Irish pub boasts 14 plasma TVs, 15 craft beers on tap, and a menu of hearty edibles such as deep-fried, breaded tilapia

$30 $17

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$15 for $30 Worth of Japanese Cuisine at Aodake Sushi & Steak House

Aodake Sushi & Steak House

Multiple Locations

Chefs create more than 40 traditional and specialty maki rolls in additon to Japanese favorites such as tempura, teriyaki, and hibachi

$30 $15

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$15 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Dinner Cuisine at Sushi Train

Sushi Train

Romeoville

Experienced chef oversees menu of familiar and updated Japanese cuisine, including sushi rolls with Cajun-spiced king crab meat and cilantro

$30 $15

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Six Bottles of Oils and Vinegars or $11 for $20 Worth of Oils and Vinegars at The Olive Gallery

The Olive Gallery

Yorkville

Customers can sample extra-virgin olive oils, flavored oils, and balsamic vinegars in the tasting room before bringing them home

$20 $11

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$17 for $30 Worth of Mexican Fare at Casa Santiago Mexican Restaurant in Yorkville

Casa Santiago Mexican Restaurant

Yorkville

Burritos, chimichangas, and enchiladas filled with steak and pork

$30 $17

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Mexican Food at El Xacalli (Up to 49% Off). Two Options Available.

El Xacalli

Yorkville

Burritos, tortas, tacos, and enchiladas accompanied by table-side guacamole

$20.40 $11

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Burgers, Beers, and Appetizers for Two or Four at Scoreboards Pub & Grill (Up to 54% Off)

Scoreboards Pub & Grill

Oswego

Friends gather to watch games and pound pub food, choosing from an ever-evolving beer menu to complement their bites

$37.97 $18

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Guided Tour and Wine Tasting for Two or Five Bottles of Preselected Wines at Fox Valley Winery, Inc. (Up to 52% Off)

Fox Valley Winery, Inc.

Oswego

Extensive tour of the winemaking facilities ends with a tasting of five wines

$28 $14

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$8 for $15 Worth of Brunch Food and Drinks at Blueberry Hill

Blueberry Hill

Multiple Locations

Brunch food such as omelets, waffles, and wraps is made from scratch with fresh ingredients

$15 $8

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$12 for $20 Worth of Mexican Fare at Pepe's Mexican Restaurant in Homer Glen

Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

Homer Glen

Burritos, enchiladas, and other Mexican favorites with vegetarian options

$20 $12

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Mexican Food on Sunday–Thursday or Anytime at Mago Grill & Cantina (Up to 40% Off). Three Locations Available.

Mago Grill & Cantina

Multiple Locations

Lauded Chicago chef crafts Mexican & Latin dishes such as ceviches, empanadas & moles paired with margaritas, mojitos, & sangrias

$50 $35

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Ice Cream Cupcakes with Unlimited Toppings at Cupcakeologist (47% Off). Two Options Available.

Cupcakeologist

Bolingbrook

Choose from more than 15 flavors of ice cream, such as cookie dough, coffee, and strawberry cheesecake, paired with unlimited toppings

$38 $20

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Mexican Food for Two or Four or More at Los Angeles Café (Up to 43% Off)

Los Angeles Café

Multiple Locations

Sizzling fajitas, hefty burritos, and generous dollops of fresh guacamole

$20 $12

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Tequila Tasting for Two or Four at Adobe Gila's (83% Off)

Adobe Gila's

Rosemont

Mexican cantina serves up a variety of tequilas

$60 $10

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Indian Dinner Cuisine for Two, valid Sunday through Thursday (Up to 50% Off)

Maharaja

Rosemont

Celebrity chef Durga Prashad Bhatt heats up tables with Indian dishes such as lamb boti kebabs, tandoori shrimp, and chicken vindaloo

$30 $15

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$10 for a 12-Inch Cookie Cake with Writing at Great American Cookies ($22 Value)

Great American Cookies

Schiller Park

Chefs at the Entrepreneur magazine–lauded bakery craft cookie cakes from a generations-old recipe and decorate them by hand

$22 $10

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Mexican Food and Seafood at Mai Quesi (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Mai Quesi

Aurora

Impressive plates of pineapples stuffed with cheese and tropical seafood and mounds of crawfish make up the Mexican menu

$30 $15

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$30 for $50 Worth of Hibachi Food and Sushi at Domo 77 and Japan 77

Domo 77 and Japan 77

Multiple Locations

Seasoned chefs sear steak, chicken, and seafood on a hibachi-style grill, served alongside classic and specialty sushi rolls

$50 $30

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Mexican Cuisine During Lunch or Dinner at La Quinta De Los Reyes (50% Off)

La Quinta De Los Reyes

Downtown Aurora

Traditional Mexican restaurant in the heart of Aurora featuring tropical margaritas, table-side guacamole, mariachi music, and a nightclub

$20 $10

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Frozen Yogurt at Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Sweet Frog

Frankfort

75 frozen-yogurt flavor combinations, such as salty caramel, cookies ‘n’ cream, and cake batter

$20 $11

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$16 for $30 Worth of Homestyle Fare at Durbins. Six Locations.

Durbin's

Multiple Locations

Pub eats include mushroom swiss burger, corned beef on rye, barbecue ribs, and stuffed pizza

$30 $16

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Italian Cuisine at Parmesans Station and Parmesans Wood Stone Pizza (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Parmesans Station and Parmesans Wood Stone Pizza

Multiple Locations

Stuffed breads, pastas, and pizzas baked over wood in stone oven and paired with wine; new Tinley Park location also hosts parties up to 120

$20 $10

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Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 or $12 Worth of Chinese Food at Wonton Deli (Up to Half Off)

Wonton Deli

Woodridge

Chinese food such as barbecue pork, shrimp roll, and wonton lo mein

$12 $6

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American Fare for Dine-In or Carry-Out Service at Jimmy-B's Ale House (Up to 50% Off)

Jimmy-B's Ale House

Fox River Commons

Enjoy a range of classic American dishes, from burgers to fish fries and Savannah biscuit pies

$20 $10

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Mexican Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Zapatista (Up to 44% Off)

Zapatista

Multiple Locations

Shrimp or skirt steak fill fajitas served in heated lava-stone; tacos and enchiladas brim with chicken tinga, beef, or sauteed vegetables

$40 $25

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Three-Course Fall Classic Fondue Meal for Two or Four at The Melting Pot (Up to 44% Off)

The Melting Pot

Naperville

Creamy cheese fondue and meats cooked fondue-style at the table, including filet mignon, herb-crusted chicken, and lobster tail

$97.94 $55

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One 12-Inch Cookie Tray or Frozen Half-Pan of Baked Mostaccioli at Zeppe's Italian Market (Up to 46% Off)

Zeppe's Italian Market

Naperville

Take home a tray of cookies, or bring home a half-pan of frozen baked mostaccioli that can be thawed and baked for a hearty meal

$34.99 $19

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$9 for $15 Worth of Café Food at Juicy-O Pancake House

Juicy-O Pancake House

Multiple Locations

Classic breakfast and lunch food supplemented with complimentary house donuts and fresh fruit juices

$15 $9

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$10 for $20 Worth of Tapas and Drinks at Macarena Tapas

Macarena Tapas

Naperville

A seasonal menu of more than 40 classic and updated tapas pairs with fruity pours of sangria during dinner

$20 $10

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$10 Off Your Bill at Häagen-Dazs & Popcorn Palace. Two Options Available.

Häagen-Dazs & Popcorn Palace

Multiple Locations

Gourmet flavors of Häagen-Dazs ice cream and small-batch kernels of creatively flavored popcorn delight taste buds

$10 $5

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Artisan Teas Tasting for Two or Four at Adagio Teas (Up to 61% Off)

Adagio Teas

Multiple Locations

Groups sample a variety of flavorful teas and take home ceramic teapots

$46 $19

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$11 for $20 Worth of Indian Food at Cuisine of India

Cuisine of India

Naperville

Spicy curries, soft naan & dishes from tandoor oven unite flavors from across India inside casual restaurant with elegant table dressings

$20 $11

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$11 for $20 Worth of Indian Dinner and Lunch Cuisine for Two at Green Chilli Indian Cuisine

Green Chilli Indian Cuisine

Naperville

Traditional Indian dishes such as shrimp tikka masala, goat biryani, and butter chicken served for lunch or dinner

$20 $11

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$30 Sushi or Hibachi Dinner at Shinto Naperville (a $50 Value)

Shinto Naperville

Naperville

In full view, chefs cook hibachi-grilled meat and seafood with homemade teriyaki sauce; all dinners come with shrimp flambé appetizer

$50 $30

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$20 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $18 Worth of Italian Food for Carryout at Palermo's ($36 Total Value)

Palermo's

Multiple Locations

Classic thin crust, deep dish or stuffed pizzas with signature sweet sauce; Italian sandwiches, pasta dishes, and entrées

$18 $10

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Indian Food for Lunch or Dinner at Taj Mahal Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Taj Mahal Restaurant

Orland Park

Family recipes used to create vegetarian and nonvegetarian entrees, such as chicken curry, shrimp vindaloo, and vegetable korma

$20 $10

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$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for Two Like-It Sized Treats at Cold Stone Creamery ($16 Value)

Cold Stone Creamery

Orland Park

Blend mix-ins such as blueberries or brownies into a choice of ice cream flavors, including seasonal options such as pumpkin or candy cane

$8 $5

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Food and Hookah at D'wan Hookah Lounge (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

D'wan Hookah Lounge

Orland Park

Freshly packed hookahs filled with aromatic blends of tobacco including safari melon dew, citrus mint, and tangerine dream

$24 $14

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$12 for $25 Worth of Eastern European and American Cuisine, Valid Monday–Saturday at Old Vilnius Cafe

Old Vilnius Cafe

Darien

Pierogi, sausages, sauerkraut, and even beef tongue populate a menu of Lithuanian and Polish eats

$25 $12

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$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Dinner Cuisine at La Notte Due in Darien

La Notte Due

Darien

Gnocchi with spicy arrabbiata sauce, spaghetti Bolognese, and other Italian entrees paired with a selection of international wines

$30 $15

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Baked Goods and Lunch Food, or Catering at John Dough Bakery (Half Off)

John Dough Bakery

Lisle

Pastries and chocolate-covered confections accompany a casual lunch menu kicked up with components such as fresh goat cheese

$10 $5

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Sushi and Stir-Fry at Wok ’n Fire (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Wok 'n Fire

Multiple Locations

Japanese, Thai, and Chinese specialties include grilled mango mahi-mahi, teriyaki chicken, and spicy Hong Kong scallops

$30 $15

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$15 for $30 Worth of Hibachi Cuisine at Dao Hibachi Restaurant

Dao Hibachi Restaurant

Burr Ridge

Hibachi entrees sizzle on grills among boxy lanterns, sleek booths, and walls decorated with Japanese text

$30 $15

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Burgers and American Food or Takeout at Stats Bar & Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Stats Bar & Grill

Willowbrook

Browse 16 beer taps, beer flights, and a menu including truffle fries, pasta, and stuffed burgers at a kid-friendly bar and grill

$20 $10

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$23 for $40 Worth of Sushi and Contemporary Grill Cuisine at Swordfish

Swordfish

Batavia

Special-ordered fresh fish used in artfully presented seafood entrees, sashimi, and sushi rolls, served in room illuminated by fireplace

$40 $23

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Pub Cuisine at The River's Edge Bar & Grill (Up to 45% Off). Three Options Available.

The River's Edge Bar & Grill

Batavia

Bar with live music and open mic nights offers up beer and cocktails along with pub food like burgers, wings, and grilled cheese sandwiches

$20 $11

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$8 for $16 Worth of Produce and Prepared Fare at Lemon Tree Grocer

Lemon Tree Grocer Direct Organics

Downers Grove

Upscale grocery store stocks local & organic produce & savory prepared dishes such as chicken pot pie, pasta salads & baked lasagna

$16 $8

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Three-Course Fall Classic Fondue Meal for Two or Four at The Melting Pot (Up to 44% Off)

The Melting Pot

Downers Grove

Creamy cheese fondue and meats cooked fondue-style at the table, including filet mignon, herb-crusted chicken, and lobster tail

$97.94 $55

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$20 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Bistro Food and Wine at The Cellar Door ($40 Total Value)

The Cellar Door

Downers Grove

European-style bistro pairs small plates and carefully sourced charcuterie with wines from top vineyards around the world

$20 $10

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$10 for $25 Worth of Indian Cuisine at Shikara

Shikara Restaurant

Downers Grove

Spicy chicken-chili masala with bell peppers and jalapeños; lamb in onion and tomato gravy; housemade cheese in roasted cumin sauce

$25 $10

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of American Fare at Skuddlebutts Pizza ($30 Total Value)

Skuddlebutts Pizza

Skuddlebutts

Open more than seven decades, restaurant features burgers, fried chicken, ribs, and wings

$10 $5

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$20 for $30 Worth of Modern Latin Food or Five-Course Latin Barbecue or Oaxacan Dinner for Two with Tequila Tastings at Barbakoa Modern Latin

Barbakoa Modern Latin

Downers Grove

Modern Latin cuisine such as short-rib tacos on housemade tortillas or Latin barbecue or Oaxacan dinner with tequila, music, and giveaways

$30 $20

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$22 for $40 Worth of Italian Cuisine and Drinks at Vincitori

Vincitori

Westmont

Ritz-Carlton veteran chef Bob Airdo crafts upscale northern- and southern-style Italian dishes

$40 $22

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$21 for $40 Worth of Indian Food and Drinks During Dinner at Saffron

Saffron

Westmont

Sample Indian food staples such as saffron chicken and lamb in spinach puree

$40 $21

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$26 for 20 Wings or Two Appetizers with Four Beers for Two People at Philly T's (Up to a $52 Value)

Philly T's

Palos Hills

Glasses of frothy beer paired with wings, nachos, or mozzarella sticks; sports every night

$52 $26

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Italian Cuisine for Dinner or Lunch for Two or More at Ciao Ristorante (45% Off)

Ciao Ristoranté

Palos Hills

Traditional Italian seafood pastas, veal piccata, lasagna, and chicken parmesan served in a serene, low-lit dining room

$20 $11

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Pizza at Dream's Pizzeria Bar and Banquet (Up to 52% Off). Two Options Available.

Dream's Pizzeria Bar and Banquet

Oak Forest

Expansive menu goes beyond just pizza, with pastas such as spaghetti with meatballs and hot sandwiches such as the sausage and beef combo

$25 $12

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$15 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Dining at Lucky's Drive-In ($30 Value)

Lucky's Drive-In

Oak Forest

Whether you order from the comfort of your car or in the welcoming dining room, Lucky’s puts together top-notch Chicago-style eats

$15 $7.50

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Sunday Breakfast Buffet with Mimosas for Two or Weekday Breakfast for Two at Tavern on La Grange (Up to 50% Off)

Tavern on La Grange

Countryside

On Sundays, mimosas add a sparkle to the morning as groups pick and choose hot items from the breakfast buffet; classic breakfast other days

$16 $9

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Sushi or Hibachi at Bistro Nami (Up to 38% Off)

Bistro Nami

Westmont

Hibachi chefs sizzle up cuts of steak and marinated beef short rib as sushi chefs roll up super white tuna and striped bass into maki

$40 $25

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Olives, Olive Oils, Giardiniera, or $10 for $20 Worth of Italian Groceries at Formella Gourmet

Formella Gourmet

Countryside

Since 1909, Formella family members have preserved original Sicilian recipes, using garlic, fresh tomatoes and vegetables, and rich cheeses

$20 $10

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Dinner for Two or Four at Scapa Italian Kitchen (Up to 47% Off)

Scapa Italian Kitchen

Clarendon Hills

Starters such as lobster mac and cheese or margherita pizzette; entrees ranging from butternut squash ravioli to scallops and risotto

$109 $60

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$25 for $40 Worth of Mexican Cuisine for Dinner for Two or More at Aguamiel

Aguamiel

Clarendon Hills

Former Frontera Grill chef whips up empanadas stuffed with rotating fillings, salmon in a peanut-mole sauce, and braised short ribs

$40 $25

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Prix Fixe Mexican Dinner for Two with Margaritas, Starter, Entrees and Desserts at CiNe (34% Off)

CiNe

Hinsdale

Sip margaritas while exploring a selection of house specialties such as guacamole, red snapper, chicken in mole sauce, and tres leches cake

$99 $65

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Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

$60 $29

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$25 for Two French Wine or European Beer Flights and One Appetizer at Suzette’s Creperie ($43 Value)

Suzette’s Creperie

Wheaton

Flights of French wine or European beer pair with savory appetizers, including three-cheese soufflés, ham & cheese crepes or croque monsieur

$43 $25

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Pub Food at Stella's Pizza and Pub (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Stella's Pizza and Pub

Wheaton

Situated inside Fox Bowl, the restaurant serves thin-crust pizza, giardiniera-topped italian beef, and other pub-style eats

$20 $10

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Dine-In or Takeout Breakfast or Lunch at Olde North Pancake House (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Olde North Pancake House

Olde North Pancake House

Cozy, family-friendly restaurant serves up 13 varieties of pancakes, along with waffles, sandwiches, and comfort-food entrees

$15 $7.50

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Big Fish Bar & Grille's owner lures diners with seafood specialties made from fresh fish, which fill the lunch menu and dinner menu. Begin comestible voyages by knocking back an order of oysters Rockefeller ($14) while basking in the waterfront restaurant's vistas. A golden crab cake, cloaked in seasoned breadcrumbs like a baker playing hide and seek, rests on the Crabby Patty sandwich with Old Bay–sprinkled fries ($11). The Louisiana mac 'n' cheese, a pool of rigatoni noodles swimming amongst waves of a four-cheese sauce, buoys Cajun chicken and andouille sausage ($13). Big Fish wraps up the docket of edibles with a variety of jambalayas, steaks, and chops.

27425 S Will Rd
Wilmington,
IL
US

Set on the 158-year-old Dollinger Family Farm, Abyss Haunted House presents a terrifying journey not fit for the faint of heart. The brainchild of award-winning artist Paul Niemeyer, who has worked for Disney, MGM, and Paramount Pictures, Abyss offers a portal to a primeval darkness that will scare the living lint out of bellybuttons. Witness ghoulish scenes rendered in special-effect lighting, and fall victim to mild shocks, artificial fog, and intense sound.

7502 E Hansel Rd
Channahon,
IL
US

So established is Circle K that even brand-new vehicles recognize what its red-and-white logo stands for?fuel, snacks, and everything else a car might need to keep powering down the road with its driver. Circle K's story starts back in 1951, when Fred Hervey bought three Kay's Food Stores in El Paso, Texas. Under his guidance, these three little shops grew into the more than 3,000 convenience stores that crouch on our nation's street corners today.

After rolling up to a Circle K, drivers can pump their faithful roadsters full of high-octane fuel and send them skipping through a car wash to experience the cleansing touch of Blue Coral Beyond Green and Rain-X products. Then it's time to step inside the air-conditioned shop for a peek at the provisions. Rows of sodas hibernate behind glass doors, and snacks, candy, and their ATM guardians stand boldly out in the open. Some Circle Ks also offer theTake Away Fresh Caf?, which presents an appetizing lineup of healthy road fare including sandwiches, fruit cups, and fresh-cut vegetables. Drivers can gear up for a long drive with premium coffees or enjoy a cold Polar Pop, whose specially formulated cup keeps drinks colder thanks to the family of tiny snowmen trapped in its foam walls.

705 W Baltimore St
Wilmington,
IL
US

The mexican taco sounds self-explanatory, but at Pizza for U, the moniker refers to a specialty pizza. Crowned in refried beans, taco meat, and tortilla chips, it evokes Mexico without abandoning the menu’s bedrock dish. Other specialty pies, such as the sauce-less white pizza and a meat lover’s pizza with two types of sausage, round out the selection, along with build-your-own variations in thin crust and deep-dish styles. Meanwhile, burgers, gyros and three types of chicken wings suggest an alternative to pizza, much like the Ninja Turtles’ personal trainer.

25356 W Eames St
Channahon,
IL
US

Grill Marx's menu is composed of dishes made with fresh ingredients, such as meats culled from Tischler's Market in Plainfield, and using filtered reverse-osmosis water. Appetizers include the hand-pattied Louisiana-style crab cakes, which are sweetly kissed with a cajun remoulade mayo ($9), and the BLT baked clams, which play peek-a-boo under a blanket of tomatoes, bacon, and herb cracker crumbs ($9). Noontime noshers can wrap mitts around a bevy of juicy burgers and sandwiches, such as the black eye, a double-layered rib eye topped with mozzarella on an egg bun ($9), or stab forks into Strawberry Fields Forever ($9), a baby spinach salad decorated with fresh strawberries, mandarin oranges, candied pecans, and lemon poppyseed dressing. Evening entrees include lemon chicken parmesan sidekicked with artichoke hearts and fresh spinach ($15), and an 8-ounce hand-cut filet mignon plated with sliced portabella mushrooms ($24). Grill Marx augments its atmosphere with seasonal beers on tap and the invisible rays of WiFi.

1150 W Jefferson St
Shorewood,
IL
US

For nearly four decades, the Benedetto family has hand tossed, sauced, and sprinkled authentic Italian pies and pastas, creating a menu of traditional family recipes. Munch on crisp thin-crust pizza ($11.95 medium, $1.70 each additional topping) or gobble a doughy disk of Chicago-style deep dish ($13.25 medium, $1.70 each additional topping), both of which don dough that the Benedetto's staff makes fresh daily. Specialty pies ($16.75 medium) include piquant pesto, vegetarian, and meat classic—a mound of sausage, pepperoni, bacon, and salami securely sealed with melted mozzarella and an intricate system of alarms. Dizzy cutlery with a plate of spaghetti bathed in marinara or meat sauce ($6.95) or spurn silverware for a juicy Italian beef sandwich ($5.95) or a slab of barbecued ribs ($17.95).

960 Brook Forest Ave
Shorewood,
IL
US