Food & Drink in Ramona

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Lenora Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Lenora Winery

Ramona

Join the winemaker and sample wines made from grapes grown at the vineyard and enjoy stunning views of the vineyard and rolling hills

$24 $13

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Wine Flight for Two or Four at Orfila Vineyards and Winery (Up to 45% Off)

Orfila Tasting Room

Julian

Sip six wines of your choice in a tasting room and gift shop filled with jams, chocolates, and olive oils; complimentary logo glass included

$20 $12

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$22 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $17.50 Worth of Meat at Bisher's Quality Meats ($35Value)

Bisher's Quality Meats

Poway

Wide selection of high quality meats including prime rib, lamb shank, house-made sausage, and seafood

$17.50 $11

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Cheers 2 Art Wine-Tasting and Painting Experience for One or Two from Uncorked Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Uncorked Tours

Valley Center

Groups head out on 2.5-hour wine-tasting excursions before expressing themselves with a painting session that includes complimentary mimosas

$205 $99

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Diner Food, Brunch with Bottomless Mimosas for Two, or Takeout at Westside Cafe (Up to 54% Off).

Westside Cafe

Central Escondido

Classic breakfast and lunch dishes

$20 $10

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Sushi and Japanese Food at Sushi Yama (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

Sushi Yama

Central Escondido

Traditional sushi and hot entrees with modern twists including Southwest-inspired rolls and tempura platters

$40 $20

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Wine Flights for Two or Four at Orfila Vineyards & Winery (38% Off)

Orfila Vineyards & Winery

Escondido

Visitors enjoy samples of award-winning red and white wines in a tasting room that overlooks the winery’s 70-acre estate

$24 $15

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$19 for a Wine Tasting for Two with Souvenir Glasses at Keys Creek Winery ($30 Value)

Keys Creek Winery

Escondido

Sample a variety of wines made with grapes grown from the Reidy Creek and Keys Creek Vineyards

$30 $19

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$16 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $30 Worth of Greek Gyros and Sandwiches at Pita King

Pita King

Country Club

Falafel and gyros nestled in warm pitas headline a menu of speedy Greek fare in this colorful and casual eatery

$15 $8

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$25 for $40 or $50 for $80 Worth of French Cuisine at Bellamy’s Restaurant

Bellamy's Restaurant

Central Escondido

Michelin-lauded chef Patrick Ponsaty helms a small team of chefs who prepare organic French-California cuisine with robust flavors

$40 $25

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$12.99 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Ice Cream at Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt ($24 Total Value)

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt

Multiple Locations

Flash-freeze process yields more than 30 flavors of smooth, tasty ice cream at the customer's desired consistency

$8 $4.33

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Comfort Food for Two or Four at Home Sweet Home Cafe (Up to 43% Off)

Home Sweet Home Cafe

Vineyard

Classic breakfast and lunch diner dishes, including skillets and omelets, biscuits and gravy, chicken-fried steak, sandwiches, and burgers

$15 $8.50

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$12 for $20 or $30 for $50 Worth of Cookies and Cookie Bouquets at Cookies By Design

Cookies By Design

Santee

Cookie bouquets, baskets, and dozen-count boxes are baked onsite from scratch using ingredients from local farmers

$10 $6

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Mediterranean Food and Drinks at Ali Baba Family Restaurant (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

Ali Baba Restaurant

Ali Baba Restaurant

Lamb and beef kebabs, shawarma with hummus, baba ghanouj, and traditional Mediterranean dishes

$40 $23

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$12 for $24 Worth of Beer and Mixed Drinks at El Cajon Grand

El Cajon Grand

El Cajon

Bloody marys, house-infused vodkas, and more than 15 beers on tap, including Guinness, New Castle, and Stella Artois

$24 $11

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5 or 10 Regular Shaved Ices at Alana's Hawaiian Shave Ice (Up to 53% Off)

Alana's Hawaiian Shave Ice

El Cajon

Fluffy shaved ice in flavors such as piña colada, mango, and guava, served with an ice cream bottom and cream top

$20 $11

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One or Two Groupons, Each Good for $16 Worth of Juice and Food at Tropifruit 100% Natural Juice Bar (38% Off)

Tropifruit 100% Natural Juice Bar

El Cajon

Fresh fruit smoothies and juices served alongside healthy lunch and breakfast sandwiches

$16 $10

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Burger and Craft Beer Meal for Two or Four at Main Tap Tavern (Up to 52% Off)

Main Tap Tavern

El Cajon

24 drafts and dozens more bottles of craft beer pair with burgers including BBQ bacon and chili cheese

$33 $16

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

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

$60 $29

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$19 for $32 Worth of Paper Grocery Products — Amarist Paper Industries

Amarist Paper Industries

San Marcos

Amarist thermal paper sized 3.125'x230'; 10 rolls per pack

$32 $19

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$10 for $20 Worth of Bagels, Sandwiches, and Coffee at Big Apple Bagels

Big Apple Bagels

San Marcos

Breakfast and lunch staples include chewy bagels, triple-decker sandwiches, pizza breads, and Brewster’s coffee

$20 $10

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One Half-Dozen or One Dozen Push Pops at CB’s Cupcakes (Up to 38% Off)

CB's Cupcakes

San Marcos

Enjoy bite-sized versions of cake, speared inside a plastic container to make perfect party arrangements or mess-free snacks

$15 $9.50

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Sushi and Japanese Cuisine or Meal for Two at Arigato Japanese Restaurant (Up to 51% Off)

Arigato Japanese Restaurant

La Mesa

Inventive rolls spiced with cilantro, peppers, chipotle, and savory sauces served alongside katsudon, udon, ramen, and curry rice

$20 $11

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Mexican Food at La Torta Cafe (40% Off). Two Options Available.

La Torta Cafe

La Mesa

Mexican eatery specializing in more than 30 styles of tortas; other Mexican staples include quesadillas, burritos, and tacos

$20 $12

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$18 for $30 Worth of Italian Food for Dinner at Antica Trattoria

Antica Trattoria

La Mesa

Chef Francesco Basile celebrates the cuisine of his native Italy with seasonal meals of seafood medleys, tender roasts, and flavorful sauces

$30 $18

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$18 for 2 Groupons, Each Good for $16 Worth of Food at La Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant ($32 Total Value)

La Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant

La Mesa

Amid the dining room’s brightly colored pottery and decorative plants, diners feast on carne asada tacos, carnitas, and chicken quesadillas

$16 $9

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$18 for $ Worth of Italian Cuisine at Nonno's Italian Restaurant

Nonno's Italian Restaurant

La Mesa

A generous wine selection complements Italian staples, such as 16-inch cappicolla subs and meat lovers’ pizzas made with from-scratch dough

$30 $18

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Sushi and Japanese Cuisine, or Dinner for Two at Arigato Japanese Restaurant (Up to 56% Off)

Arigato Japanese Restaurant

La Mesa

Fresh ingredients elegantly arranged into creative sushi rolls in a simple, understated dining room decorated with paper lanterns

$20 $11

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four and Wine at San Pasqual Winery – La Mesa and San Diego Locations (Up to 51% Off)

San Pasqual Winery

Multiple Locations

Taste the winery’s reds, white, and passion fruit varietals before toasting with a full glass

$40 $20

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Family Meal with 25 Wings and 25 Tenders or Carryout at The Buffalo Spot (Up to 45% Off)

The Buffalo Spot

Lemon Grove

Feed a whole crew or grab a meal to go with options like wings, sides, and ribs

$58.29 $32

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$3 for $5 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Seaside Yogurt

Seaside Yogurt

Del Mar

Low- or nonfat frozen yogurt can be topped with a variety of rotating toppings at a custom topping bar

$5 $3

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Persian and Greek Cuisine at Alborz Restaurant (Up to 42% Off). Four Options Available.

Alborz Restaurant

Del Mar Heights

Persian and Greek dishes of braised lamb, chicken and steak kebabs, veggie and bean stews, and hot and cold mezzes

$20 $12

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Japanese Food and Drinks for Two or Four or More at Masuo's Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Masuo's Restaurant

Solana Beach

Chef Masuo Sato and his staff craft deliciously inventive sushi dishes

$40 $21

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$11 for 4 Groupons, Each Good for a $5 Credit at Skybound Coffee + Dessert Lounge (Up to $20 Total Value)

Skybound Coffee + Dessert Lounge

Multiple Locations

With deep care for each ingredient in their food and the way each coffee bean was grown, this cafe aims for quality above all else

$5 $2.75

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20 or 40 Gallons of Alkaline Water or 5 Shave Ices at Water Shack (Up to 50% Off)

Water Shack

Vista

Pure, alkaline drinking water infused with trace minerals for an approximate pH of 9.9; shave ice in flavors like coconut and cotton candy

$14 $7

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Three $8 Groupons for Sandwiches and Deli Food at Vista's Icebox (38% Off)

Vista's Icebox

Vista

Fixings such as the California Split on sourdough bread, turkey, bacon, and avocado on squaw bread and a variety of hearty soups and salads

$8 $5

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Burger or Pasta Meals for Two or Cafe Fare at Vista French Bakery Cafe (Up to 58% Off)

Vista French Bakery Cafe

Vista

French pastry chef and staff use local products to whip up delectable cafe fare & pastries in café with local art and jazz

$33.70 $14

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Mexican Food at La Paloma Restaurante (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available

La Paloma Restaurante

Vista

Menu features classic Mexican dishes, as well as inventive plates such as the charbroiled ostrich filet marinated in house seasoning

$20 $11

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$15 for $25 Worth of Vegetarian-Friendly Food for Two or More People at Roxy Restaurant

Roxy Restaurant

Encinitas

Decades-old ice cream shop that serves an array or creative vegetarian dishes ranging from falafel burgers to squash enchiladas

$25 $15

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Italian Cuisine at Cicciotti’s Trattoria Italiana & Seafood (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Cicciotti's Trattoria Italiana & Seafood

Encinitas

Chef Gaetano Cicciotti concocts wood-fired pizza, fresh seafood dishes and other authentic Italian fare from original recipes

$45 $25

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Weeknight or Weekend Dinner at Taste of The Himalayas (Up to 56% Off)

Taste of The Himalayas

Taste of Himalayas

Mango lassis and imported beers wash down dishes of lamb vindaloo, shrimp tikka masala, and minced chicken dumplings

$25 $11

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$60 for $100 Worth of Upscale Seafood at Crab Catcher

Crab Catcher

La Jolla Village

Take in coastal views while dining on Alaskan and dungeness crab, Maine lobster, and prime steaks

$100 $60

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Bottle-Service Package or $13 for $25 Worth of New American Cuisine at Prospect Bar & Grill

Prospect Bar & Grill

Village

Diners take in ocean views and live music while sipping Svedka or savoring shrimp ceviche, New York steak, and sliders

$25 $13

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San Diego Comedy Festival at The Comedy Palace on January 15–22 (Up to 73% Off)

San Diego Comedy Festival

The Comedy Palace

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Showcases of national and local comedians, including Bob Zany from “The Tonight Show” and Comedy Central Veteran Jeff Dye

$44.18 $16

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$40 for $70 Worth of Upscale Italian Dinner at Bice

Bice

Gaslamp Quarter

Seafood spaghetti and beet-potato gnocchi join a seasonal menu served in an upscale black-and-white dining space

$70 $40

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$30 for $50 Worth of Italian Cuisine for Two or More at Acqua Al 2

Acqua Al 2

Gaslamp

A Wine Spectator award-winning wine list complements filet mignon with a balsamic reduction and other flavors of Florence

$50 $30

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Italian Pizza Meal for Carryout or Vietnamese Pizza Meal for Dine-In at Rosaria Pizza (Up to 47% Off)

Rosaria Pizza

Mission Beach

Local staple that’s located one block from the beach and has an outdoor area and fire pit serves up one-topping or Vietnamese pizzas

$23.55 $14

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Wine Tasting with Appetizer for One or Two People at Toast Enoteca & Cucina (41% Off)

Toast Enoteca & Cucina

East Village

Taste wines dispensed from Enomatic machines that preserve the wine fully within the bottle before pouring; includes choice of appetizer

$34 $20

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Improv or Sketch Comedy for Two or Four on Friday and Saturday Nights at Finest City Improv (Up to 45% Off)

Finest City Improv

San Diego

In its new home attached to the Lafayette Hotel, this comedy theater hosts everything from riffs on classic films to improvised musicals

$20 $12

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Beer-Tasting Session with Take-Home Glass for Two or Four at Groundswell Brewing Company (Up to 45% Off)

Groundswell Brewing Company

San Diego

Sample a flight of beers before ordering a full pint of one; styles include West Coast White IPA, Tropical Hefeweizen, and ginger saison

$32 $18

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California-French Cuisine for Dinner at Bernard'O Restaurant (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Bernard'O Restaurant

San Diego

Dinners start with filet mignon tartar with a quail egg or escargot, and move on to entrees of beef bourguignon or California bouillabaisse

$50 $30

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Organic, Grass-Fed Burgers and New Zealand Fare at Bare Back Grill (46% Off)

Bare Back Grill

Pacific Beach

Patties of 100% organic, grass-fed New Zealand beef, ground fresh daily and paired with fried eggs, edam cheese, and beetroot.

$35 $19

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Pizza and Pasta at Asaggio Pizza Pasta Plus (Up to 45% Off). Three Options Available.

Asaggio Pizza Pasta Plus

Seaport Village

Homemade Chicago deep dish and New York-style fresh Italian subs, meatballs, sausage, and chicken parmigiana

$20 $13

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Greek Food and Drinks at Greek Islands Cafe (Up to 44% Off). Three Options Available.

Greek Islands Cafe

Seaport Village

Recipes from the foothills of Mount Olympus are used to create souvlaki, hummus, athenian lemon chicken, and the cafe’s popular baklava

$25 $15

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Cuban and Puerto Rican Food and Drinks at Andrés Restaurant (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Andrés Restaurant

Bay Park

A well-known Caribbean restaurant celebrates three decades of service with fried plantains, meats, and lots of rice

$20 $12

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Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Burgers, Sandwiches, and Malts at Woody's Burgers and Beer ($20 Value)

Woody's Burgers and Beers

Multiple Locations

Beloved burger joint offers traditional and eclectic burgers

$10 $5

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$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Burgers at Woody's Burgers San Diego ($20 Value)

Woody's Burgers San Diego

San Diego

A variety of toppings, such as serrano-pepper aioli and blue-cheese sauce, crown 100% Angus-beef patties; cold craft beers and malts

$10 $5

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Sushi and Drinks for Two or Four at Infuzon (Up to 43% Off)

Infuzon Restaurant & Lounge

San Diego

The wine lounge’s made-to-order sushi and fresh sashimi are served alongside creative sake-infused cocktails

$30 $17

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Walking Downtown Brewery Tour for One or Two from San Diego Brewery & Beer Tours (Up to 44% Off)

San Diego Brewery & Beer Tours

San Diego

Walking tour goes behind the scenes at Karl Strauss, Beer Co., and Yard House with tastings and light appetizers

$49 $29

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Casual American Food at Lil B's Restaurant (Up to Half Off)

Lil B's Restaurant

North Park

Formerly Brian's of Washington in Hillcrest, serving same comfort-food menu; breakfast offered all day, open until 2 a.m. Friday & Saturday

$20 $11

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four at The Wine Bank (Up to 56% Off)

The Wine Bank

Gaslamp

Taste five wines from noteworthy vineyards selected from a temperature-controlled wine cellar

$40 $20

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Kenyan-Inspired Meal for Two or Four at Flavors of East Africa (Up to 46% Off)

Flavors of East Africa

North Park

Kenyan-born owner uses family recipes & traditional techniques to create East African stews with yellow curry or spicy masala sauce

$44.97 $27.50

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Brewery Gift Box or a Brewery Tour for Two, Four, or Eight with Pint Glasses at Mission Brewery (Up to 43% Off)

Mission Brewery

East Village

Five 3-ounce samples kick-start a tour through the historic Wonder Bread building; take home a gift box of beer and pint glasses

$35.50 $25

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Southern BBQ Fare for Two or Carryout at Sonny's Southern California BBQ (Up to 40% Off)

Sonny's Southern California BBQ

Grant Hill

Cooks whip up Southern favorites such as pulled pork, beef short ribs, mac n' cheese, and banana pudding for dine-in or carryout

$20 $12

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Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Vinavanti Urban Winery (Up to 45% Off)

Vinavanti Urban Winery

Sorrento Valley

Wine tastings feature six 1-ounce portions of natural wines

$20 $12

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USDA Organic, Cold Pressed Juices & Smoothies from Ritual JuiceBox (Up to 25% Off). Two Options Available.

Ritual JuiceBox

Hillcrest San Diego

Kale, ginger, lemon, and cashew are just a few of the wholesome ingredients in these potent cold-pressed juices that help the body work well

$20 $15

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Tacos and Margaritas for Two or Four or $20 for $40 Worth of Dinner at Barrio Star

Barrio Star

Park West

Organic house margaritas wash down tacos stuffed with fillings including carnitas, salmon, and soy chorizo

$32 $16

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Chinese Cuisine at King's Garden (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Kings Garden

San Diego

Menu includes seafood bean curd soup, pot stickers, Szechwan black pepper beef, orange chicken, Peking pork chop, King’s chow mein, and more

$30 $18

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Ramen Noodles, Desserts, and Treats at T-Pop Desserts and More (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

T-Pop Desserts and More

San Diego

Chefs whip up gorgeously presented treats piled atop impossibly thick toast, waffles, ramen noodles, and crepes

$20 $12

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$40 for a $50 Gift Card at Tin Roof

Tin Roof

San Diego

Listen to live music and munch on quesadillas and make-your-own nachos at a Music Row favorite

$50 $40

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Mexican Cuisine at The Amigo Spot (Up to 50% Off)

The Amigo Spot

Mission Valley West

Chefs create Mexican and American favorites such as carne asada fries, burritos, tacos, Philly cheesesteaks, and grilled cheese sandwiches

$20 $11

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$11 for $20 Worth of Italian Food at Giovannis Italian Restaurant

Giovannis Italian Restaurant

Multiple Locations

Lasagna, chicken marsala, pizza, and other Italian favorites paired with local craft beer

$20 $11

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Tuscan Cuisine at Operacaffe (53% Off). Two Options Available.

Operacaffe

Gaslamp

Prosciutto pizza, porcini ravioli in sage-infused butter sauce, and other Tuscan-inspired specialties at a Zagat-rated eatery

$30 $14

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Persian Lunch or Dinner Cuisine with Drinks for Two at Sadaf (Up to 49% Off)

Sadaf

Gaslamp

Under a sky-painted ceiling, diners dig into Persian delicacies such as kebabs with basmati rice or lamb shank

$39 $20

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$5 for $10 Worth of Groceries at East Village Grocery Outlet 

East Village Grocery Outlet

East Village

This outlet buys up surplus goods from retailers, providing customers with fresh produce, brand name goods, and organic items at a discount

$10 $5

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$20 for $35 Worth of Sushi and Asian Food at Fugu’s Sushi and Wok

Fugu's Sushi and Wok

Village

Asian-inspired menu features sushi hand rolls, bento boxes, and favorites such as kung pao beef and szechwan spicy chicken

$35 $20

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Pizza, Pub Food, and Craft Beer for Dine-In, Takeout, or Delivery at The New Yorker SD (44% Off)

The New Yorker SD

Gaslamp

Appetizers such as pulled duck rolls and chicken wings pair well with craft beers and specialty New York-style pizzas

$25 $14

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Two or Four Burgers and Beers at U-31Bar (Up to 47% Off )

U-31 Cocktail Lounge

North Park

Eatery pairs beef and turkey burgers with toppings such as jalapeños, ranch dressing, blue cheese, smoked bacon, avocado, and eggs with beer

$32 $17

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Italian Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner for Two at Stella Italian Fare (Up to 50% Off)

Stella Italian Fare

Village

Lasagna with an Angus-beef ragout, yellow fin tuna in a pine-nut and hazelnut crust, and braised lamb shank with fresh gnocchi

$40 $20

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Select Local Merchants

Grown across 43 picturesque acres in the Valley of the Sun, eight varieties of grapes grow plump on the estate vines of Mahogany Mountain Vineyard and Winery. Hand-picked, crushed, pressed, and tucked away to develop, these grapes transform into syrah, zinfandel, and port, just to name a few of the winery's varietals. Inside the tasting room or out on the shaded patio, visitors can get a taste of these labors, trying sips of the different styles of wine or ordering them by the glass.

14905 Mussey Grade Rd
Ramona,
CA
US

The Ramona Valley's long history of winemaking dates back to early Spanish missionaries who settled into the area in the late 1700s and early 1800s. The region’s altitude, high rainfall, and stable pattern of hot days and cool nights nurture the high-quality grapes fermented by Pamo Valley, Shawaesdall, and Lenora vineyards. After assisting with the winery’s operations for several years, Jennifer Jenkin took full ownership of Pamo Valley Winery in March 2007, turning the venture into one of the only women-owned wineries in the area. She produces award-winning wines in limited quantities to ensure that each contains captivating flavor notes and deter mutiny attempts by any one varietal. Schwaesdall Winery lies along 6 acres of boulder-strewn property managed by vintner and San Diego native John Schwaesdall. John first developed a passion for winemaking while working with vineyards planted in the 1950s—a passion that grew into a fulltime vocation after he planted, fed, and clothed 4.5 acres of his own vines. He and his pet turkey Zinny oversee the production of red and white wines, which visitors can sample in a tasting room constructed of straw bales. The rural vineyards of Lenora Winery produce eight distinct wine grapes, which ferment into the winery’s selection of single-origin and blended wines. A screened-in tasting room and separate picnic area allow guests to sample the wines surrounded by countryside scenery and the gazes of jealous sommelier squirrels.

17677 Rancho De Oro Dr
Ramona,
CA
US

At this Zagat-rated restaurant, 24-year-old chef Jeremy Manley puts an adventurous spin on the California bistro, using an armory of locally sourced organic produce and seasonal ingredients from Julian, Ramona, Borrego Springs, and Valley Center. The ever-changing dinner menu regales diners with bison bratwurst from nearby Star B Ranch topped with speedway stout sauce blended with AleSmith beer and gouda cheese ($18). The california cheddar burger, like an avant-garde portrait of the Hamburglar, provides an exciting new look at the classic sandwich with its smooth coating of avocado butter, mango pico de gallo, crunchy prosciutto, and chipotle aioli ($15).

4354 Highway 78
Santa Ysabel,
CA
US

At Cafe Lily, the vibrant, house-made fare mirrors the pastel storefronts of the Old Poway Village outside. The eatery was described by the Pomerado News as "an energetic hub brewing social interaction and creativity, as envisioned by owner Sean Sassani." A blend of Sean's artistic inclinations and his mother, Lily's, culinary talents, the café doles out steaming cups of Divine Madman coffee, a flavorful, organic java that's roasted in 1-pound batches via eco-friendly and socially responsible techniques. Loose-leaf black, green, chai, and herbal teas hail from global gardens, but breakfast and lunch menus claim roots in Lily's own kitchen. Cold sandwiches and colorful paninis, some stuffed with Boar's Head meats⎯like a deli owner's bed pillow⎯serve as savory precursors to pastries and cakes baked onsite.

Patrons can entertain themselves around a fragmented puzzle, or absorb euphonic sounds during open-mic sessions and sets by live musicians. Creativity continues to run abound in the form of colorful artwork by local artists. Coral walls and a fireplace add to the coffee shop's warm ambiance, which extends to an outdoor deck and induces a sneaking suspicion that you might secretly be on fire.

14045 Midland Rd
Poway,
CA
US

French Market Grille, a charming sister restaurant to downtown San Diego's Hexagone, celebrates the rich culinary heritage of France with an elegant spread of braised meats, local market vegetables, Mediterranean seafood, and tasty French and Californian wines. The impressive bill of fare treats guests to bistro lunches of salad niçoise and eggplant sandwiches, dinners of roasted rack of lamb and coq au vin, and desserts of crème brulée and apple tarte tatin. It also delights with its bouillabaisse—a fish stew that the San Diego Union Tribune once called “too perfect to pass up.”

Guests sip Beaujolais amid the flowers and sunshine of the brick-walled patio or curl up to the interior's crackling fireplace for a romantic dinner date or even more romantic business lunch.

15717 Bernardo Heights Pkwy
San Diego,
CA
US

The concept of the South in evidence at Luc's Bistro is expansive, including not just down-home American comfort foods but historical influences from French, Creole, and Cajun cuisines. In an airy room that's a little fancier than the location tucked away off busy Poway Road might suggest, servers deliver plates accented with spicy touches such as paprika mayo or peppered bacon. Breakfast bites include Cafe du Monde beignets and eggs benedict with ham and homemade hollandaise. For a lighter lunchtime offering, diners might try the crab-cake sandwich or simply suck the helium out of a balloon. Dinner entrees range from Atlantic salmon to old Southern standbys such as country-fried steak and shrimp and grits.

12642 Poway Rd
Poway,
CA
US