Restaurants in Orinda

43% Off at Turkish Kitchen

Turkish Kitchen

Downtown Berkeley

$30 $17

(292)

Chefs use traditional Turkish recipes to create dishes such as spicy lamb pies, doner platters, tripe soup, and award-winning baklava

Up to 52% Off a Romantic Dinner for Two at a Mystery Location

Ethiopia Restaurant

Elmwood

$45.70 $22

Enjoy a three-course meal and drinks at a romantic date night spot near Elmwood—but you won't find out where until you buy the deal

Up to 53% Off at Himalayan Flavors

Himalayan Flavors

North Berkeley

$24 $12

Chefs create Indian and Nepalese dishes, such as chicken chow mein, lamb vindaloo, and gulab jamun, served in a saffron-colored dining room

50% Off at Pizza MODA

Pizza MODA

Northwest Berkeley

$40 $20

Organic thin-crust pizzas, inventive pastas and salads, and a variety of vegan and vegetarian dishes

40% Off Espresso and Italian Food at Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

(421)

Light Italian fare such as paninis, steaming-hot lattes, and breakfast pastries served at this cozy Oakland spot

Up to 40% Off Weekday Brunch at Cafe M

Cafe M

Northwest Berkeley

$58 $35

(677)

Artfully prepared brunch food, from crab cake benedicts to french toast stuffed with strawberry-jalapeno jam

Up to 45% Off at Arabica Mediterranean Cuisine

Arabica Mediterranean Cuisine

Berkeley

$20 $11

(65)

Organic and sustainable Mediterranean dishes such as stuffed grape leaves, beet and heirloom tomato salad, or pizza with pine nut pesto

50% Off Indian Food at Mint Leaf

Mint Leaf

North Berkeley

$30 $15

(293)

Traditional Northern Indian dishes made with organic produce, free-range meats, and artisan spices handpicked in India

Half Off Indian and Nepalese Cuisine at Everest Cafe

Everest Cafe

Berkeley Hills

$20 $10

(111)

Indian and Nepalese curries with goat, lamb, and chicken alongside vegan options

40% Off at Build Pizzeria Roma

Build Pizzeria Roma

Downtown Berkeley

$30 $18

(347)

Modern eatery serves build-your-own Roman-style pizza, pasta dishes, among other Italian eats, with craft beers and artisan cocktails

Papa John's – East Bay - Up to 44% Off Pizza Dinner

Papa John's - East Bay

Multiple Locations

$26.99 $15

Hand-tossed extra-large pizzas showcase tangy sauce made from California-grown tomatoes and a choice of fresh veggies and meats

Home of Chicken and Waffles – Up to 40% Off Comfort Food

Home of Chicken and Waffles

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

(1857)

‘60s-themed diner serves sweet-and-salty chicken and waffles combinations and Southern-style soul food such as grits and warm biscuits

45% Off Healthy Buffet Food at Fresh Choice

Fresh Choice

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Health-focused restaurant redefines the buffet experience with locally grown produce and made-from-scratch entrées

Maria Maria La Cantina – 41% Off Mexican Cuisine

Maria Maria La Cantina

Multiple Locations

$100 $59

(959)

Creative tacos, seafood, and other cuisine from Mexico's Pacific Coast at a cantina with art from partner Carlos Santana and live music

Up to 33% Off Italian Cuisine at Stelle Bistro

Stelle Bistro

Downtown Walnut Creek

$30 $21

(59)

Braised veal shanks, baked salmon, and capellini in marinara sauce

28% Off Northern Coastal Italian Food at Lungomare

Lungomare

Jack London Square

$40 $29

(263)

Waterfront restaurant serves handmade pastas, wood-fired pizzas, and fresh seafood on a scenic patio with occasional live music

30% Off Southern Food at Nellie's Soulfood Restaurant & Bar

Nellie's Soulfood Restaurant & Bar

Oakland

$40 $28

(257)

Chefs prepare Southern-style dishes such as deep-fried or grilled oysters, fried chicken, and barbecue baby back ribs

Up to 43% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Theater

The Dinner Detective

Waterfront Hotel

$203.20 $116

Guests attempt to solve a mystery while dining on a four-course meal

Bissap Baobab – Up to 46% Off West African Cuisine

Bissap Baobab Oakland

Oakland

$26 $14

Oakland outpost of the popular San Francisco restaurant serves Senegalese cuisine such as wraps, curry, and crepes

50% Off Upscale Comfort Food at Homespun Fare

Homespun Fare

Oakland

$30 $15

Seasonal ingredients form the basis of such American eats as grilled lamb chops, polenta fries, and pan-seared tilapia in parchment paper

Up to 50% Off Chinese Food at Golden Peacock Restaurant

Golden Peacock Restaurant

Chinatown

$34 $17

Shanghai chicken acts as the centerpiece for a traditional Chinese meal that also includes soup and an appetizer

Up to 43% Off Dinner and Variety Show

Bay Area Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$100 $60

Magician Dan Chan leads a cast of comedians and illusionists during a dinner and variety show

Up to 50% Off at Diamonds Sports Bar & Grill

Diamonds Sports Bar & Grill

Oakland

$20 $11

Pub with numerous 42 in. flat-screen TVs and located in Holiday Inn & Suites Oakland Airport serves up steak, burgers, and roasted chicken

47% Off Mediterranean Dinner at American Natural Food & Cafe

American Natural Food & Cafe

Paradise Park

$30 $16

(59)

French-inspired Moroccan cuisine alongside Mediterranean classics, including hummus, dolmas, couscous, fish sandwiches

50% Off Steaks, Chops, and More at Bourbon & Beef

Bourbon & Beef

Oakland

$60 $30

(143)

Dishes prepared with local ingredients include seared goat cheese, crispy smoked duck legs, and wagyu beef ravioli

40% Off Italian Dinner Cuisine at Il Pescatore Ristorante

Il Pescatore Ristorante

Produce and Waterfront

$50 $30

(179)

Diners can dig into a variety of authentic Italian dishes, such as veal T-bone with rosemary and housemade gelato with fresh fruit

Up to 50% Off Sheba Dining

Sheba Dining

Downtown

$40 $20

A world-wise chef with a seasoned palate prepares meat and vegan dishes and often substitutes herb-infused olive oil for butter

Up to 25% Off Grand Lake Coffee House

Grand Lake Coffee House

Oakland

$8 $6

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 49% Off at La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill

La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill

Multiple Locations

$10.08 $5.20

Mexican food served during breakfast through dinner includes eggs with chorizo, tacos and burritos, and fresh salads

50% Off at Claremont Diner

Claremont Diner

Rockridge

$22 $11

(162)

Classic comfort food includes the signature salmon burger, chicken salad,and savory sandwiches

45% Off at Great Wall Chinese Restaurant

Great Wall Chinese Restaurant

Oakland

$20 $11

Vegetarian dishes and seafood plates cooked in spicy szechuan sauces such as sweet 'n' sour "pork, mapo tofu, and shrimp in black bean sauce

Half Off at Vo's Restaurant

Vo's Restaurant

Downtown

$30 $15

(270)

Vietnamese restaurant that fuses together European, Southeast Asian, and American traditions

Up to 51% Off Sushi Meal at Taki Sushi

Taki Sushi

Richmond Annex

$28 $14

(112)

Sushi chefs with more than 30 years combined experience compose a menu that includes sashimi and nearly 20 special rolls

"Murder on the Rebound"

"R&B Revue"

Zio Fraedo's

$127.06 $59

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Guests dine on a buffet with prime rib while unraveling a comical murder mystery, then receive an autographed cast photo

El Morocco – Up to 38% off Dinner

El Morocco

Pleasant Hill

$40 $25

(140)

Surrounded by plush floor cushions and twirling belly dancers, low tables bear complete multi-course dinners

Up to 55% Off American Food at Magoo's Grill

Magoo's Grill

Pleasant Hill

$32 $17

(73)

Neighborhood grill has slung classic burgers, fish tacos, and microbrews for 25 years in dining room with DirecTV or on outdoor patio

Up to 51% Off Dinner at Pasta Pelican

Pasta Pelican

Alameda

$70 $35

(246)

Fettuccine alfredo, pan-seared chicken, and pepperoni pizza served in a waterfront restaurant with views of the Oakland–Alameda Estuary

Up to 38% Off Dinner at Restaurante La Revolucion

Restaurante La Revolucion

Richmond

$72.95 $45

Creative dishes blend flavors from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Spain

Half Off Breakfast and Lunch Food at The Village Cafe

The Village Cafe

Martinez

$10 $5

Homemade Belgian waffles, omelets, and pancakes for breakfast, and California burritos, BLTs, burgers, and Monte Cristo sandwich for lunch

Up to 40% Off Homestyle Diner Food at Sukie's Country Kitchen

Sukie's Country Kitchen

San Pablo

$24 $15.50

(85)

Chefs drizzle their signature country gravy on biscuits, chicken-fried steak, and hash browns or cook up eggs and sandwiches to order

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off Your Bill of $50 or More

Padi Restaurant & Catering

San Leandro

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 25% off your total bill of $50 or more; valid Monday–Thursday

Up to 50% Off Chinese Food at Kai Bistro

Kai Bistro

San Leandro

$20 $11

Chinese restaurant serves classic fare, such as egg rolls, wonton soup, and Szechuan-style dishes, as well as tonkatsu and teriyaki meals

47% at Didar Persian Cuisine

Didar Persian Cuisine

Concord

$30 $15.99

(239)

Kebabs with filet mignon, boneless chicken breast, and other savory meats roast over an open fire

Papa John's – Up to 44% Off Pizza Dinner

Papa John's - Danville

Danville

$26.99 $15

Hand-tossed extra-large pizzas showcase tangy sauce made from California-grown tomatoes and a choice of fresh veggies and meats

Up to 37% Off Italian Cuisine at Fiore Caffe

Fiore Caffe

Noe Valley

$61.50 $39

(142)

Modern decor meets traditional Italian dishes such as Gorgonzola gnocchi and panko-breaded pork loin and an extensive wine list

46% Off Chef's Tasting Menu at Barracuda Japanese Restaurant

Barracuda Japanese Restaurant

Castro

$72 $39

Chef's tasting menu rotates based on fresh catches, but includes miso soup, edamame, tempura, cucumber salad, sushi roll, & sashimi sampling

Garçon – $15 Off French Bistro Cuisine

Garçon

Mission

$100 $85

(629)

Classic dishes such as coq au vin, mussels, and duck confit at a traditional, French-owned bistro praised by the Bay Guardian

Papa John's Pizza – Up to 49% Off Pizza and Ice Cream

Papa John's Pizza

Multiple Locations

$25.73 $13

Pizzas with thick cloaks of sauce made from California-grown tomatoes, plus local IT'S-IT ice-cream sandwiches

Tsunami Sushi Panhandle – 43% Off

Tsunami Sushi Panhandle

Panhandle

$70 $40

(720)

Rolls such as the Papa San, a spicy California roll topped with lightly seared sea bass, plus rolls that feature truffle dressing and aioli

Nihon Whisky Lounge – Up to 40% Off

Nihon Whisky Lounge

San Francisco

$50 $30

(1123)

Izakaya-style small plates, sashimi, and sushi with a contemporary twist; choose from 500 single-malt whiskeys to store in a private locker

Never Too Latte – 40% Off Coffee and Food

Never Too Latte

Financial District

$10 $6

Organic coffee drinks, specialty teas, homemade crepes, and sandwiches

Chouchou—French Dinner for Two

Chouchou

Forest Hill

$101.90 $79

(964)

Traditional Provençal cuisine such as confit duck, seared filet mignon, and mushroom soufflé paired with elegant French wines

Up to 41% Off Mexican Dinner at Regalito Rosticeria

Regalito Rosticeria

Mission Dolores

$55.50 $33

(542)

Chefs in open kitchen roast free-range chicken, slow-roast citrus-marinated pork shoulder, and mix delicious guacamole

30% Off at Sakesan Sushi & Bistro

Sakesan Sushi & Bistro

San Francisco

$40 $28

(212)

At this sushi-focused spot, munch on a variety of fresh rolls, including vegetarian options, or try a hot pot or donburi

20% Off Healthy Fast Food at Darn Good Food

Darn Good Food

Financial District

$43.90 $35

Healthy, globally inspired dishes devised by a chef and a dietitian range from un-fried chicken sandwiches to miso-glazed salmon filets

38% Off Southern Cuisine at Eureka Restaurant

Eureka Restaurant

Castro

$50 $31

(436)

Southern dishes such as jambalaya, gumbo, fried chicken, pot roast, okra, and deviled eggs; breezy outdoor patio

Up to 42% Off Japanese Small Plates at Izakaya Roku

Izakaya Roku

Mission Dolores

$30 $18

(117)

Sharable snacks inspired by Japanese gastropubs, such as ramen salad, baked oysters, and avocado tempura, served with sake and imported beer

30% Off at Escape From New York Pizza – Castro St. Location

Escape From New York Pizza

Castro

$20 $14

(240)

Make a custom pizza with toppings such as roasted garlic, jalapenos, and applewood-smoked bacon, or order one of 14 specialty pies

50% Off Szechuan-Style Chinese Food at Grand Hot Pot Lounge

Grand Hot Pot Lounge

San Francisco

$30 $15

(27)

Szechuan-style dishes include steamed leek dumplings, and three types of hot pot broth and a staggering selection of meats and veggies

50% Off Rustic Dinner and Wine at Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant

Local Kitchen & Wine Merchant

South Beach

$100 $50

(746)

Dinner items such as seared salmon with quinoa and organic chicken in a rosemary red wine reduction pair with glasses of wine during dinner

House of Bagels – Up to 50% Off

House of Bagels

Central Richmond

$15.90 $8

(471)

New York–style bagels made by hand, boiled, and baked, plus cragels—half bagels, half croissants

Up to 50% Off Italian Cuisine at Dino & Santino's

Dino & Santino's

Pacific Heights

$40 $20

(410)

Italian-Greek menu includes clams and garlic pizza, braised short ribs, and house-made fried donuts drizzled in honey

Up to 30% Off Italian Food at Caffe Delle Stelle

Caffe Delle Stelle

Civic Center

$50 $35

(262)

Chefs craft veal scaloppini, homemade agnolotti, and other northern Italian specialties from locally sourced, organic ingredients

$59 for Seasonal Tasting Menu at Radio Africa & Kitchen

Radio Africa & Kitchen

Bayview

$100 $59

(159)

Long-time chef brings Ethiopian influences from his homeland to a seasonal menu that changes weekly.

First Crush – 38% Off Brunch

First Crush

Downtown

$40 $25

(817)

Coconut pancakes topped with homemade mango jam and Dungeness crab sliders can be toasted with mimosas made from California bubbly

40% Off Casual American Food at Slider's Diner

Slider's Diner

San Francisco

$20 $12

Casual and crowd-pleasing dishes such as country-style fried chicken, chili cheeseburgers, and milkshakes made with real ice cream

Up to 57% Off Caña Cuban Parlor

Caña Cuban Parlor

Mission

$104 $47

(81)

Empanadas, flatbreads, Cuban sandwiches, slow roasted pork with yucca-potato mash, and mojitos made with real sugarcane

52% Off American Comfort Food at Butter

Butter

SoMa

$25 $12

Tater tots, mozzarella sticks, and jalapeño poppers warm up tasters for fried mac ‘n’ cheese, twinkies, and deep-fried PB&J

Up to 42% Off Pub Cuisine at Kezar Pub

Kezar Pub

The Haight

$30 $18

(479)

Across from the 49ers’ old stadium, guests watch sports while dining on burgers, wings, and Irish pub food such as bangers ‘n’ mash

50% Off at Colombini Italian Cafe Bistro

Colombini Italian Cafe Bistro

Downtown

$40 $20

Enjoy a selection of Italian dishes full of fresh ingredients, such as penne gorgonzola, pork tenderloin scallopini, and calzones

Up to 42% Off Mediterranean Food at Goood Frikin Chicken

Goood Frikin Chicken

Mission

$30 $19

(543)

Chefs marinate chicken in herbs before roasting or grilling it, as well as prepare falafel sandwiches and other Mediterranean dishes

32% Off Fondue at at Melt!

Melt!

North Beach

$72 $49

Neighborhood eatery with European flair invites diners to indulge in fondue dishes & rustic sandwiches amid intimate café with weekly music

Up to 57% Off a Mediterranean Dinner at Melody Lounge

Melody Lounge

Bernal Heights

$57 $25

(68)

Groups of two or four enjoy Mediterranean meal with a sides platter, grilled entree with choice of meat, drinks, and dessert

Sushi Rock – 40% Off Meal for Two

Sushi Rock

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

(889)

Nigiri, sashimi, and maki rolls, as well as teriyaki entrees and special tempura house rolls

Up to 40% Off at Arabian Nights Restaurant

Arabian Nights Restaurant

Mission

$30 $18

Romantic restaurant recalls the Mediterranean with beaded wall sconces and traditional Lebanese dishes

35% Off Soul Food at Gussie's Chicken and Waffles

Gussie's Chicken and Waffles

Filmore Jazz District

$20 $13

(824)

Chef brings her grandmother’s original soul-food recipes to life with her take on Southern classics, including veggie and vegan options

Up to 50% Off at Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies

Pier 39

$10 $6

(28)

Rich, creamy smoothies made with fresh ingredients in a variety of tropical flavors forgo artificial colors; authentic Hawaiian coffee

Up to 51% Off Mexican Food at Mango's Taqueria & Cantina

Mango's Taqueria & Cantina

Fisherman's Wharf

$40 $20

(18)

Jalisco-style Mexican food such as marinated pork tacos, burritos with housemade mango sauce, fajitas, and guacamole made tableside

Up to 52% Off at Jacob's Diner

Jacob’s Diner

San Francisco

$25 $15

(5)

American food—including breakfast and burgers—paired with custom cocktails

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In the Tao Restaurant kitchen, chefs labor over stoves during the three-day process of crafting housemade noodles and broth for their authentic Japanese ramen dishes. Iron grills sizzle with the meats and seafood of Japanese teppanyaki and teriyaki entrees, and sushi chefs slice up colorful maki rolls, adorning them with flourishes of cucumber flowers, slivers of radish, and intricately sculpted dollops of wasabi. Servers bear plates out into the dining room, where sunlight pours in through towering windows onto sleek tabletops. Nearby, pots of bamboo shake gently as though they were caught in a ge

960 Moraga Rd
Lafayette,
CA
US

For Avi and Michaella Ben-Ari, opening a restaurant was an obvious step to take together. Avi's keen mind for business and his entrepreneurial experience, coupled with chef Michaella's degree from Tadmor Culinary Arts school in Tel-Aviv, made for a natural partnership. With the goal of introducing area diners to the warmth and hospitality inherent to Middle Eastern dining rooms, the Ben-Aris and their staff fill the restaurant with the aromas of handmade dishes and photos of each diner's grandmother. They make all of their Levantine staples from scratch, crafting them only with organic vegetables and meats. In the bustling kitchen, chefs eschew canned and frozen ingredients for healthful ones such as fire-grilled eggplant, antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken, and freshly diced tomatoes and cucumbers.

3647 Mt. Diablo Boulevard
Lafayett,
CA
US

Known for their successful takeover of Hudson Bay Café, I Squared proprietors Sadri Madjlessi and Tanya Anderson partner with executive chef Nory Madjlessi to combine traditional Iranian and Italian fare into one bold menu. Chef Nory honed his Italian culinary skills under Giovanni LoCoco at LoCoco's and absorbed knowledge of traditional Iranian recipes and cooking techniques from his mother. Rather than attempting traditional fusion fare, Chef Nory aims to stay true to the flavors of both countries, filling I Squared's ever-changing menu with Iranian staples such as fesenjoon—a stew of chicken, walnuts, and saffron served over basmati rice—as well as Italian classics, such as eggplant parmigiana. Using local and sustainable ingredients when possible, Chef Nory preps his signature lamb-stuffed cabbage wraps as patrons peek in the open kitchen from their places at minimalist butcher-block-topped tables. A stainless-steel-topped bar holds a beginner's alchemy kit and the makings of specialty and dessert cocktails along with extensive wine and beer offerings.

5403 College Ave
Oakland,
CA
US

India Sweets & Catering subscribes to the idea that many hands make light work. Since opening in 1992, it has tried to help make get-togethers easy by shouldering a portion, if not all, of the workload with its catering services. At its restaurant, the chefs take care of the cooking. They serve platefuls of halal Indian and Pakistani cuisine that are made with meats including lamb, goat, and tandoori chicken. India Sweets & Catering’s event managers take care of pretty much everything else. Their Flamingo banquet halls in Vallejo and Sacramento host events in large rooms with chandeliers and enough space for 500–600 people, or one breakdancing Paul Bunyan. For on-location events, customers can rent plates and silverware; the services of bartenders or tandoori chefs; or decorations such as backdrops, centerpieces, mandaps, and dulha or dulhan chairs.

824 University Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

The same year it launched its airy Telegraph Avenue outpost, Pasta Bene jumped onto the Bargain Bites 2010 list in the San Francisco Chronicle, which also praised its "friendly" service. Its family of owners, however, arrived with 20 years of experience behind the scenes of area Italian restaurants, meaning that its menu of stone-fired pizzas and hearty entrees leavened with California freshness came together naturally. In 13 pasta dishes, noodles entwine with slow-photosynthesized seasonal vegetables and rich tomato and cream sauces, while the dessert menu may suggest an easier choice with its house-made tiramisu, a customer favorite. Wooden rafters and iron chandeliers vault over the casual, sunlit dining room overlooking a street-side patio.

2565 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley,
CA
US

Sunrise Deli pleases palates with award-winning Middle Eastern cuisine, concocting falafels lauded by SF Weekly and San Francisco Chronicle. For more than a quarter century, chefs have grilled kebabs, stuffed pita envelopes with love letters, and loaded dishes with hummus, fresh yogurt, and olives. Sunrise Deli acquires its meat from local ranches and picks its vegetables from local farms to ensure fresh, earth-friendly sustenance. Every day, round loaves of sesame bread pop out of the oven alongside piping-hot armenian pizzas and spinach pies. Sunrise Deli also caters platters laden with baba ghanouj and meat kebabs to family gatherings or teddy-bear picnics.

2456 Bancroft Way
Berkeley,
CA
US

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