Restaurants in Hill Country

$9 for $16 Worth of Burritos and Tex-Mex Food at Habanero's Grill. One or Two Groupons.

Habanero's Grill

Multiple Locations

Giant Tex-Mex-style burritos voted among USA Today's best, wrapped in housemade tortillas and spiced with unique salsas

$16 $9

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Burger Combo for Two, Breakfast Plate for Two, or Taco Plate for Two at Flaco's Burgers & Tacos (Up to 47% Off)

Flaco's Burgers & Tacos

Live Oak

Burgers topped with cheese, bacon, and grilled onions are served with fresh-cut fries; breakfast plate and two taco plate meals

$16.90 $9

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Mexican Cuisine for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, or Takeout at Blanco's Mexican Restaurant (Up to 50% Off)

Blanco's Mexican Restaurant

Hills of Park North

Chorizo scrambles and huevos rancheros headline the breakfast menu; homemade tortillas support tacos, quesadillas, and enchiladas

$12 $6

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$11 for $20 Worth of Seafood and Mediterranean Cuisine for Two at Gypsy Cafe

Gypsy Cafe

North Central Thousand Oaks

Pita bread and hummus dip warm up diners for a main entree of lamb, beef, or chicken kebabs prepared with a special blend of spices

$20 $11

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$15 for $25 Worth of Mexican Food at El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant

El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant

Multiple Locations

Entrees such as beef tenderloin with mild bell peppers, onions, and tomato sauce served alongside guacamole salad and an enchilada

$25 $15

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One or Two Groupons, Each Good for $20 Worth of Cajun Cuisine at Big Easy Cafe (Up to 45% Off)

Big Easy Cafe

Camelot

Sample traditional Cajun cuisine such as po’ boys, crayfish, jambalaya, and catfish served with red beans and dirty rice

$20 $12

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$14 for a Mexican Meal for Two with Fountain Drinks at El San Luis Mexican Restaurant (Up to $23.56 Value)

El San Luis Mexican Restaurant

Northeast San Antonio

Steak and shrimp plates, stuffed tacos, and enchiladas for lunch, with breakfast entrees such as chilaquiles and huevos rancheros

$23.56 $14

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$11 for a Four-Visit Punch Card, with Each Punch Good for $5 at The Great Taste Cafe ($20 Value)

The Great Taste Cafe

San Antonio

Sweet and savory crepes, spicy tamales, organic coffee, bagels, and salads

$20 $11

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Mexican Dinner at Encanto Mexican Cuisine (Up to 50% Off)

Encanto Mexican Cuisine

Schertz

Traditional Mexican cuisine prepared with modern cooking techniques; dishes range from mahi-mahi fish tacos to certified Angus beef fajitas

$20 $11

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Sushi and Teppanyaki Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Hon Machi Sushi & Teppanyaki (40% Off)

Honmachi Sushi & Teppanyaki

Stone Oak

Specialty sushi rolls and seafood, shrimp, and chicken teppanyaki meals for lunch or dinner

$14 $8.50

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European Cuisine at Crumpets Restaurant & Bakery (Up to 45% Off)

Crumpets Restaurant & Bakery

Oakwell Farms

European entrees and live music on select nights at award-winning eatery by scenic creek and woodlands

$55 $30

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European Cuisine for Two or Four at Mesón European Dining (42% Off)

Mesón European Dining

Stone Oak

French, Italian, and Spanish cuisine; fettuccine alfredo with escargot and chicken marsala

$50 $29

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Mexican Cuisine at El Jarro de Arturo (Up to 44% Off). Four Options Available.

El Jarro De Arturo

Northeast San Antonio

Cooks update Tex-Mex staples by creating dishes such as pasta with grilled shrimp and a cilantro-pesto cream sauce and portobello enchiladas

$25 $15

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$10 for $20 Worth of Italian Food at Johnny Carino’s

Johnny Carino's

Multiple Locations

Menu showcases signature dishes such as Skilletini, 16-layer lasagna, and spicy shrimp and chicken

$20 $10

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$10 for $20 Worth of Shareable Small Plates at Nosh

Nosh

San Antonio

Shareable servings of truffle-oil-drizzled french fries, margherita pizza, and burrata with fresh veggies on homemade bread

$20 $10

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$15 for $30 Worth of Bar Food at Play Sports + Kitchen

Play Sports + Kitchen

Stone Oak

Spacious sports bar with 18 high definition televisions and seven projection screens, Offers a lot of delicious drinks and food

$30 $15

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Elevated Cuisine for Two or Four at Silo Elevated Cuisine (Up to 45% Off)

Silo Elevated Cuisine

Alamo Heights

Chicken-fried oysters headline a menu of globally accented beef, yellowfin tuna, and duck; voted one of OpenTable's top 100 restaurants

$60 $35

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One or Two Groupons, Each Valid for $15 Worth of Pizza at Trilogy Pizza & Wine Bistro (47% Off)

Trilogy Pizza & Wine Bistro

Stone Oak

Brick oven pizzas are decorated with specialty toppings on Traditional New York, Chicago Deep Dish, and California Wheat crusts

$15 $8

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$11 for $20 Worth of Mexican Cuisine for Two at Vida Mia

Vida Mia

Stone Oak

Al pastor tacos, chicken fajitas, and brawny burgers made with family recipes pave the way for Monterrey chocolate cake for dessert

$20 $11

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Sushi at Bean Sprout (Up to 48% Off). Two Options Available.

Bean Sprout

San Antonio

Modern and traditional sushi selections such as California, dragon, and spicy tuna rolls alongside Chinese entrees

$20 $11

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Mediterranean Lunch or Dinner for Two at Mediterranean Turkish Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Mediterranean Turkish Grill

Uptown Loop

Traditional Turkish dishes such as kebabs, wraps, and stuffed eggplant are served at BYOB eatery

$10 $5

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Gourmet Comfort Food for Dinner at MAX's Wine Dive (Up to 40% Off). Three Options Available.

Max's Wine Dive

Alamo Heights

Wine restaurant lauded by OpenTable diners tinges comfort food with gourmet twists

$45 $30

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$10 for a Large One-Topping Pizza with Two Fountain Drinks at Poppys Pizza ($17.65 Value)

Poppys Pizza

San Antonio

Large New York style pizzas topped with ingredients such as pepperoni, sausage, Canadian bacon, pineapple, mushrooms, spinach, etc

$17.65 $10

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$14 for Greek Food for Two at Zorbas Greek Mediterranean Cuisine (Up to $25.36 Value)

Zorbas Greek Mediterranean Cuisine

Castle Hills

Greek food such as grilled kebabs and gyro sandwiches made with fresh ingredients

$25.36 $14

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Thai Cuisine at Thai Topaz (Up to 43% Off). Three Options Available.

Thai Topaz Castle Hills

San Antonio

Original recipes, such as spicy basil fried rice and salmon in a green curry sauce, plus standbys, such as pad thai and panang curry

$14 $8

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Two Dozen, Three Dozen, or Four Dozen Tamales at Las Chiladas (Up to 50% Off)

Las Chiladas

San Antonio

The bistro folds chicken, pork, or beans into tamales, served in two-, three-, or four-dozen quantities

$17 $10

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Steakhouse Dinner for Two or Four at Myron's Prime Steakhouse (Half Off)

Myron's Prime Steakhouse

San Antonio

Bone-in USDA Prime fillets, Kansas City strip steaks, and savory sides such as creamed spinach or mashed potatoes with roasted garlic

$60 $30

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Italian Dinner at Milano on Wurzbach (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Milano on Wurzbach

Whispering Oaks

Classic Italian dishes such as linguine di mare, beef ravioli, margherita pizza, tender filet mignon, and seared scallops

$20 $12

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Cafe Food at Hearthstone Express (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Hearthstone Express

San Antonio

Fresh cafe choices include turbacca panini, turkey artichoke panini, tomato basil soup, and a signature caesar salad

$12 $7

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Sushi-Making Class and Dinner for One, Two, or Four at Kai Japanese and Asian Cuisine (Up to 71% Off)

Kai Japanese and Asian Cuisine

Northwest Side

Students enjoy edamame and green tea while preparing two sushi rolls before eating them; 90-minute classes offered Sundays at 3:30 p.m.

$99 $35

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$8 for $15 Worth of Mexican Food at El Nogal Mexican Restaurant

El Nogal Mexican Restaurant

Downtown

Restaurant serves up classic Mexican favorites, as well as specials such as San Antonio beef short ribs and brisket ranchero

$15 $8

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Steakhouse Dinner Cuisine for Two or Four at Tejas Rodeo Company (Up to 48% Off)

Tejas Rodeo Company

Bulverde

Cuts of Prime Akaushi beef and USDA Choice Angus from Beeman Family Ranch, seasoned with a signature rub and seared to order

$30 $16

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Two Groupons, Each Good for $16 Worth of Food for Two People at Ruby Tuesday San Antonio ($32 Value)

Ruby Tuesday San Antonio

Multiple Locations

Baby-back ribs roasted to fall-off-the-bone tenderness, hickory bourbon salmon, and a famous garden bar

$16 $8

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Traditional American Grill Food for Lunch or Dinner for Two, Four, or More (Up to 50% Off)

Mid-Point Grill

Five Points

Burgers, fries, and other American favorites crafted by chefs who rely on organic produce and all-natural beef sans hormones and antibiotics

$20 $12

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Latin Cuisine at La Paloma Riverwalk (Up to Half Off). Three Options Available.

La Paloma Riverwalk

Downtown

Scenic eatery that abuts the river serves Latin-inspired eats such as chile poblano and steak fajitas

$20 $11

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$22 for $40 Worth of Cajun Pub Food for Two at Pat O'Brien's

Pat O'Briens

San Antonio

Cajun favorites such as jambalaya and fried alligator at a New Orleans-inspired speakeasy-turned-local-pub

$40 $22

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Mediterranean Cuisine for Two on a Weekday or Weekend at Amore Cafe (Up to 53% Off)

Amore Cafe

Northwest Side

Aromatics from flavorful hookah smoke mingle with Mediterranean cuisine such as beef shawarma and spiced falafel in lounge-like eatery

$20 $9.50

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$9 for $15 Worth of Pakistani Food — Ghareeb Nawaz

Ghareeb Nawaz Restaurant

San Antonio

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

$15 $9

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Tex-Mex Food for Parties of Two or Four at Norma's Place Mexican Restaurant #2 (Up to 45% Off)

Norma's Place Mexican Restaurant #2

Balcones Heights

Heaping plates of Tex-Mex favorites such as tacos and enchiladas served up in a casual atmosphere

$20 $12

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$10 for $20 Worth of Coffee Drinks, Baked Goods, and Sandwiches at Aspen's Brew

Aspen's Brew

Northwest Side

Freshly brewed micro-roasted coffees, savory sandwiches, and homemade muffins served alongside specialty coffee drinks

$20 $10

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$11 for $20 Worth of Mediterranean and Halal Cuisine at Darna

Darna

Northwest Side

Dolmas and fried eggplant accompany sandwiches filled with falafel, lamb tikka, or chicken or beef shawarma

$20 $11

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$12 for $20 worth Mediterranean Cuisine at Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill (40%)

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill

Northwest Side

Made-from-scratch pitas, all-natural chicken shwarma, and more

$20 $12

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Mexican Meals for Two or Take-Out at Taco Haven (Up to 44% Off)

Taco Haven

Lavaca

NY Times- and Food Network-praised Mexican eatery has been satisfying hearty breakfast, lunch, and dinner appetites for 40+ years

$18 $10

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$12 for $20 Worth of Mexican Food, Including Vegetarian Options, at Mision De San Antonio

Mision De San Antonio

San Antonio

Caldo de res soup jam-packed with beef and veggies; mini asada or barbacoa tacos; vegetarian dishes sub out meat for zucchini and soy

$20 $12

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Mexican Dinner for 2 or 4, Valid Any Day or Sunday–Thursday at Matamoros Restaurante Y Cantina (Up to 44% Off)

Matamoros Restaurante Y Cantina

Northwest Side

Dinners for two or four include appetizers, such as stuffed jalapeños with steak tampiqueño and chimichangas, amid TVs and live music

$44.97 $27

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Thai Food for Lunch or Dinner at Thai Topaz Medical Center (Up to 44% Off)

Thai Topaz Medical Center

Northwest Side

Native Thai couple folds fresh herbs and produce into menu of authentic curries, noodle dishes, and innovative specialties

$14 $8

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Thai Food and Sushi for Two or Carryout at Thai Bistro & Sushi (44% Off)

Thai Bistro & Sushi

Northwest Side

Pad Thai, poor man noodles, and basil fried rice join a menu of classic and inventive sushi rolls

$25 $14

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Mexican Food at Los Cocos Fruteria Y Taqueria (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available

Los Cocos Fruteria Y Taqueria

Donaldson Terrace

Highlights of the Mexican-inspired menu include crispy tacos, mini taquitos, tortas, and aguas frescas such as mango and horchata

$20 $11

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Barbecue or Barbecue Meal at Fatso's Sports Garden (Up to 48% Off)

Fatso's Sports Garden

Inspiration Hills

Slow-smoked meats and savory sides create barbecue feasts at a sports pub outfitted with satellite TVs and outdoor volleyball courts

$25 $13

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Mexican Food at Tink-A-Tako (Up to 48% Off). Two Options Available.

Tink-A-Tako

Oakland Estates

Traditional Mexican cuisine with a selection of different enchilada sauces and chilaquiles lauded on Great Day SA

$20 $11

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$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for One Combo Meal at Papa's Burgers ($24 Value)

Papa's Burgers

Los Jardines

Casual dining stop serves up savory old-fashioned burgers, fries, and more

$8 $4

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$2 for $3 Worth of Pizza — Stoneys pizzeria

Stoneys Pizzeria

Leon Valley

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

$3 $2

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$18 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Seafood at Mariscos Del Puerto ($30 Total Value)

Mariscos Del Puerto

Northwest San Antonio

Central American–style seafood dishes include poached tilapia, ceviche, and pasta de camarones

$15 $9

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Mexican Food for Two or Four at Fajita Express (45% Off)

Fajita Express

Far West Side

Fast, yet authentic Mexican dishes including tacos, tortas, fajitas, and tostadas, plus meats such as barbacoa and carnitas by-the-pound

$20 $11

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$12 for $20 Worth of Mexican and American Cuisine at Tres Hermanas Restaurant & Cantina

Tres Hermanas Restaurant & Cantina

San Marcos

Eatery dishes out Mexican and American food such as nachos, wings, chicken fried steak, quesadillas, burritos, and jalapeño avocado burgers

$20 $12

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$11 for $21 Worth of Casual American Cuisine and Drinks at Cypress Creek Cafe

Cypress Creek Cafe

Wimberley

A cozy restaurant by day and rocking concert venue by night, Cypress Creek Cafe pairs hearty casual American cuisine with local music

$21 $11

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$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Cali-Mex Food at Super Burrito ($20 Total Value)

Super Burrito

Downtown Association

Fresh, natural ingredients inform unique Cali-Mex dishes such as flauta-filled burritos, carne asada pitas, and carne asada-smothered fries

$10 $6

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Pub Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Bobcat Nation Sports Bar & Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Bobcat Nation Sports Bar & Grill

San Marcos

While games play on 25 flat-screen TVs, guests dine on wings, fried shrimp baskets, burgers, and regional hot dogs, including The Chicago

$20 $11

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Italian Food at Capparelli’s Italian Food (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Capparelli's Italian Food

Pleasanton

Chefs top homemade pizza dough with fresh ingredients, stuff meats and veggies between homemade bread slices, and pile pasta onto plates

$20 $12

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$11 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of American Diner Food at Huddle House ($20 Value)

Huddle House

Lockhart

Southern smothered biscuits topped with cheese and sausage gravy; Triple Huddle burgers with three beef patties each; country-fried steak

$10 $5.50

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Asian-Polynesian Fusion Food at Rockadive Austin (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Rockadive Austin

Native South Food Park (Next to Moontower Saloon)

Food truck blends Asian, Polynesian, Filipino, and Latin flavors into dishes such sweet pulled pork, fish tacos, Spam sandwiches, and lumpia

$20 $10

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4-Course Meal with Beef, Cornish Game Hen, or Beef and Lobster for 2 at The Emerald Restaurant (Up to 61% Off)

The Emerald Restaurant

West Austin

Chateaubriand beef, cornish game hen, or chateaubriand beef and lobster tail served in a cottage setting with soup, salad, and dessert

$175.50 $69

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Southwestern Cuisine at Chisos Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Chisos Grill

Hill Country Galleria

Southwest-inspired cuisine includes steaks, burgers, fresh seafood, and a menu 80% naturally gluten free

$20 $11

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$15 for $30 Worth of Coffee and Cafe Food at Bee Cave Coffee Company

Bee Cave Coffee Company

Hill Country Galleria

Spicewood Local Cuvee Coffee and Portland Original Stumptown Coffee match with breakfast tacos and lunchtime sandwiches

$30 $15

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Argentinean Dinner Cuisine at Buenos Aires Café (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Buenos Aires Café

Hills Country Galleria

Empanadas filled with spiced beef and raisins, housemade cinnamon-pumpkin gnocchi, and roasted pork tenderloin topped with chimichurri

$30 $18

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$6 for $12 Worth of Mexican Food or Enchiladas for 2 at Jalisco's Restaurant & Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Jalisco's Restaurant & Bar

Sweetbriar

Orange-tinged walls and live music evoke a pastoral cantina as diners feast on dishes such as beef enchiladas, chicken mole, and carne asada

$12 $6

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$10 for $20 Worth of Indian Food at Royal India

Royal India

Multiple Locations

A tandoor oven roasts chicken and ground lamb; eight types of curry season meats; vegetarian options feature housemade cheese

$20 $10

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Growler with 50-Ounce Kava Fill or $20 Worth of Cafe Fare at SquareRüt Kava Bar (Up to 48% Off)

SquareRüt Kava Bar

Multiple Locations

Fill a growler with Kava, a South Pacific root drink with anit-anxiety properties; tea and cafe fare also available

$20 $12

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Ethiopian Food at Habesha Restaurant & Bar (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Habesha Restaurant & Bar

Windsor Park

Traditional Ethiopian vegetarian and meat dishes served with injera, a type of flatbread used to scoop up bites of food

$30 $16

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$11 for $20 Worth of Asian Buffet Fare at Buffet Palace in Austin

Buffet Palace

Westgate

Voted best buffet 12 times and has 90 items, including 30-plus hot entrees, 15-plus sushi rolls, and a charbroiler station

$20 $11

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$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Thai Cuisine at Trai Mai Thai ($24 Total Value)

Trai Mai Thai

Austin

Food trailer slings crab rangoon, pad thai, curries, and other Thai-style cuisine that “reeks of authenticity” according to Austin Monthly

$12 $6

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50% off Cuban Food and Drinks at Habana. Two Options Available.

Habana

Dawson

Kitchen draws on trove of family recipes to craft classic sandwiches, spice-rubbed meat, seafood, plantain dishes, and authentic mojitos

$20 $12

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Deli Sandwiches, Sides, and Drinks at G's Dynamite Deli (50% Off). Two Options Available.

G’s Dynamite Deli

Bouldin

Made using only the freshest ingredients deli sandwiches made on a panini press or with soft bread are served with your choice of side

$30 $15

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$12 for $20 Worth of Barbecue Fare at Opie's Barbecue in Spicewood

Opie's Barbecue

Opie's Barbeque

Cooks glaze tender baby back ribs with signature sweet & spicy sauce & scoop servings of golden tater tot casseroles

$20 $12

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Sushi and Pan-Asian Fare or Date Night Dinner for Two at Imperia (47% Off)

Imperia

Warehouse District

Acclaimed sushi chef rolls creative seafood in colorful combinations and assembles Pan-Asian dim sum inside an upscale restaurant

$30 $16

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Eclectic, Locally-Sourced Cuisine at Crave

Crave

Austin

Diverse menus offer diners a plethora of dining options, from tacos to sushi and weekend brunch; 20+ gluten-free options available

$30 $15

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Southern Comfort Food at TenOak (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

TenOak

Downtown

Crispy chicken and waffles, pulled-pork sliders, and small-batch bourbon served amid polished wood tables and sturdy metal chandeliers

$20 $11

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Thai Food at Thai Passion (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Thai Passion

Multiple Locations

Artfully crafted, traditional Thai cuisine served in a dining room bedecked with the chef-owner’s original carved artwork

$20 $11

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Vietnamese and Thai Cuisine at Mekong River Restaurant (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Mekong River Restaurant

Downtown

Vietnamese and Thai specialties abound, including pho, noodle soup, vermicelli bowls, and banh mi stuffed with shrimp, pork, or tofu

$20 $12

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Rolling Oaks Golf Club pairs an expansive driving range with an outdoor patio and banquet space that welcomes guests with food, drink, and live music. Outfitted with numerous hitting bays and stadium lights, the range lets golfers spruce up swings day or night, regardless of the sun’s busy schedule or the moon’s refusal to pay its electric bill. The driving range also hosts golf clinics and lessons for players in need of advice from golf experts. After dialing in drives and fine-tuning chip shots, players can kick back in the club’s dining room to feast on burgers, cheesesteaks, and other traditional grill fare as regular live music and guitar solos express the woe of a missed birdie shot in ways words never can.

5550 Mountain Vista Dr
San Antonio,
TX
US

The first IHOP?the dream of founders Al and Jerry Lapin?opened in 1958 in Toluca Lake, California, and was originally dubbed the International House of Pancakes. Since then, rapid expansion has led to myriad milestones across the company's colorful history, from introducing its modern IHOP acronym in 1973 to its 1,000th restaurant opening in Layton, Utah, in 2001.

Today, the company stands strong with over 1,500 locations across North and Central America, each one an enthusiastic dispenser of pancakes, french toast, and tables constructed entirely out of bacon. Though IHOP is known as a bastion of breakfast, it also stays open during the day and into the evening, delivering lunch and dinner as well.

CINN-A-STACK is a registered trademark of IHOP, Inc.

6831 N Loop 1604 E
San Antonio,
TX
US

Yum Yum Thai Cuisine's chefs craft a creative Thai and Chinese menu that garnered features in the Express News "Just a Taste" column and on KTSA's "The Dish." The team allows seafood to flourish by placing it on a plate with chinese shrimp and lobster sauce or in an "ocean deep" clay pot filled with glass noodles, squid, scallops, and maybe a sunken treasure. They grant pineapple a break from its day job as headwear by hollowing out its halves and fashioning them into a bowl for boneless roasted duck in red curry or shrimp-and-pineapple fried rice. By preparing starters, such as crispy deep-fried dragonfly rolls, and refreshing desserts, such as house-made coconut ice cream, the kitchen staff bookends the dining experience with cuisine as appealing as the entrees that form their centerpieces.

13777 Nacogdoches Rd
San Antonio,
TX
US

Watch San Antonio's top tamale masters compete to create the best traditional, contemporary, and sweet tamales. Both you and the judges will be plied with free samples, though only the pros will be allowed to judge the most accomplished husk-wrapped flavor bombs. The next day, the city's top eaters square off in a tamale-eating contest. If you wish to test your corn-pork-chomping mettle, join the lottery pool by dropping by any of Delicious Tamales' six locations more than 24 hours before the contest to enter your name and the name of your next of kin, who can finish the job in the event of fatal sudden-onset tamaleonditis. David Lee Garza and Los Musicales provide the headlining tunes. A portion of proceeds benefits several college and culinary scholarships, which means on April 16 and 17, you can finally eat your way to someone else's knowledge.

13533 Nacogdoches Rd
San Antonio,
TX
US

Rice Asian Take-out’s cooks ladle sauces such as red coconut curry, pinoy adobo, and spicy sesame over meats and veggies prepared in Chinese, Filipino, and Thai traditions. Pork ribs in a citrusy tamarind broth vie for citrus supremacy with black mussels flavored with basil and lemongrass, and rice dishes include tocino—cured pork—with fried eggs. Contrary to what its name might imply, Rice Asian Take-out hosts a dining room awash in bright golden hues that cover the walls and catch sunlight on each table and chair. Two tall plants, stationed in front of gauzy purple curtains, guard the door from Mongolian invaders, and a frieze of framed pictures above the windows entertains eyes.

13032 Nacogdoches Rd
San Antonio,
TX
US

When Jim Kiest of the San Antonio Express-News visited Hooligan’s Bar & Grill, he left with one important takeaway: “It is a great place to hang out when you’re not quite sure what you want to do. You’ll figure it out when you get there.” Kiest hit the nail on the head, given Hooligan’s eclectic collection of events and games. On any given night, a DJ might spin current hits for patrons to tap dance to or a cover band might storm the stage and pump out jams from the 1970s, ‘80s, or ‘90s. The music supplies a lively soundtrack for free rounds of poker, coin-operated pool games, an arsenal of darts and video games, and even dodge-ball matches.

Regardless of the ever-changing events schedule, patrons will always find three staples at Hooligan’s—food, drinks, and plenty of TVs. While watching Monday-night football or a UFC fight, bar-goers can munch mild to extra-hot wings, classic 8-ounce burgers, and individual pizzas, all washed down by domestic beers or fun cocktails such as cherry bombs and washington apples.

13920 N IH 35
Live Oak,
TX
US