Restaurants in South Boston

Upscale American Dinner for Two on a Weekday or Weekend at Ecco Restaurant and Martini Bar (Up to 40% Off)

Ecco Restaurant and Martini Bar

East Boston

Plates of goat cheese and beet salad or grilled-eggplant caprese paired with pan-seared salmon or braised short rib

$81.50 $49

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$59 for a Three-Course Italian Dinner for Two at Pellino's Ristorante (Up to $102 Value)

Pellino's Ristorante

North End

The chef, a native of Naples, crafts rustic northern Italian cuisine with housemade breads, pastas, and desserts

$102 $59

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Southern Cuisine at Savvor Restaurant & Lounge (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Savvor Restaurant & Lounge

Downtown - Leather District

Eatery dishes out southern and Caribbean small plates such as shrimp & grits, fried catfish, cornish hen & waffles, and macaroni and cheese

$25 $15

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Turkish Cuisine at Saray Restaurant (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Saray Restaurant

Coolidge Corner

Lamb, seafood, and vegetarian entrees come together in Turkish menu of kebabs, salads, and soups; full menu is valid for lunch option

$30 $15

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Pub Food at The Red Hat (40% Off). Two Options Available.

The Red Hat

West End

Wings, fish 'n' chips, and burgers in a century-old establishment with a colorful history

$50 $30

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Ethiopian Dinner for Two or Four at Addis Red Sea (Up to 47% Off). Four Options Available.

Addis Red Sea

South End

Ethiopian eatery populates colorful wicker tables with spicy lamb, fish, chicken, and vegan dishes

$31.90 $17

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Indian Meal for Two or Four at Bukhara Indian Bistro (Up to 53% Off)

Bukhara Indian Bistro

Jamaica Hills - Pond

Menu of northern and southern Indian cuisine with tandoori chicken, lamb-stuffed dosas, and curries

$57 $28

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Indian Meal with Appetizers and Naan for Two or Four at Mela (Up to 56% Off)

Mela

South End

Enlisting a traditional tandoor oven, housemade cheese, and Indian spices, chefs whip up classic Indian staples with varying spice levels

$71 $32

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Tapas for Two or Four at Mojitos (Up to 51% Off)

Mojitos

Downtown

Dine on small plates of chorizo-stufffed potatoes, baked avocados, and slow-roasted pork sliders

$40 $20

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Pizza, Paninis, and Roll-Ups at Angora Café ($30 Value)

Angora Café

Coolidge Corner

Cooks at European-style café focus on Mediterranean and Italian flavors in dishes such as hummus-filled roll-ups and meatball-topped pizzas

$10 $5

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Indian Food for Dinner at Ghazal Indian Cuisine (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Ghazal Indian Cuisine

Jamaica Hills - Pond

Authentic Indian dishes with a contemporary twist

$25 $14

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Italian Cuisine at Filippo Ristorante (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Filippo Ristorante

North End

Owners who spend part of the year in Sulmona, Italy, treat taste buds to the region's cuisine, including pasta, seafood, and veal dishes

$35 $20

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$16 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $7.50 Worth of Mediterranean Food at Cafe Hemshin ($30 Value)

Cafe Hemshin

Downtown

Sample Turkish and Mediterranean favorites such as lamb kebabs, hummus, tabouleh, and Greek salads

$7.50 $4

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Tea Tasting for Two or Four at The Cozy Tea Cart (50% Off)

The Cozy Tea Cart

Brookline

Tea-tasting session allows two or four people to sample a variety of teas

$40 $20

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Hookah, Snacks, and Drinks at Sheesha Lounge (Up to 56% Off). Four Options Available.

Sheesha Lounge

Allston

35 flavors of tobacco, plus sweet snacks such as cheesecake and baklava

$40 $25

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Breakfast or Dinner Crepes with Drinks for Two or Four at Paris Creperie

Paris Creperie

Coolidge Corner

Sweet and savory crepes prepared in the Parisian tradition pair with smoothies, Nutella chocolate drinks, and leaf teas

$33.50 $24.79

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$15 for $25 Worth of Tex-Mex Cuisine at Patron's and Sunset Grill and Tap

Patron's and Sunset Grill and Tap

Multiple Locations

Adjacent restaurants have something for everyone, from juicy burgers to spicy tacos

$25 $15

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Three-Course New American Dinner for Two or Four on Sunday-Thursday or Friday at Masona Grill (Up to 46% Off)

Masona Grill

West Roxbury Center

New American cuisine, such as local seafood and five-spice duck breast, with an international flair

$82 $49

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Cook Authentic Thai Green Curry with an Expert Chef

Authentic Thai Cooking Class

Harvard Square

Thai chef Ploy Khunisorn teaches how to make two traditional recipes and reveals her local sources for healthy, sustainable Thai ingredients

$79 $79

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Dinner with Appetizers, Soup, and Sushi at Takemura Japanese Restaurant (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Takemura Japanese Restaurant

Harvard Square

Sushi chefs craft everything fresh; original rolls include the deep-fried pumpkin roll and the grilled-salmon roll

$42.85 $21

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Tacos, Enchiladas, and Margaritas at José's Mexican Restaurant (Up to 51% Off)

José's Mexican Restaurant

Cambridge

Classic Mexican dishes include a kaleidoscope of tacos, tamales made by the chef's mother, and specialty margaritas

$35 $17

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$15 for $25 Worth of Japanese Food at Shabu & Mein

Shabu & Mein

Cambridge

Tabletop stoves let diners cook their own shabu shabu hot pot meals and ramen or let cooks do the cooking for shumai, gyoza, and ramen

$25 $15

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Indian Meal for Two or Four at Passage to India (Up to 52% Off)

Passage To India

Porter Square

For 25 years, this Indian restaurant has embraced millennia-old techniques to craft classic northern and southern Indian cuisine

$51.86 $25

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$22 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Mexican Soul Food at Beantown Taqueria ($40 Value)

Beantown Taqueria

Cambridge

Chile relleno with egg-battered poblano pepper, tacos with hand-made tortillas and cilantro, and deep-fried chimichangas

$10 $5.50

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Sushi and Asian Fusion Dinner for Two or Four at O Sushi Restaurant & Bar (Up to 35% Off)

O Sushi Restaurant & Bar

Cambridge

Appetizers such as sake-steamed mussels precede dragon and california rolls in a "Boston Globe"–lauded restaurant in Harvard Square

$40 $29

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Brazilian Barbecue Dinner for Two or Four Adults at Midwest Grill (50% Off). Two Locations Available.

Midwest Grill

Multiple Locations

Waiters rotate around tables with unlimited servings of beef sirloin, brazilian sausage, and lamb at the churrascaria

$30 $15

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Gourmet Asian Cuisine for Dine-In or Takeout at Moksa (50% Off)

Moksa

Cambridgeport

Gourmet pan-Asian cuisine ranging from spicy sushi rolls to veggie teriyaki and steamed bao

$40 $20

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Peruvian and Latin American Food at Nazca Cafe (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Nazca Cafe

Boadway

Vibrant preparations and hearty portions of cebiche, seafood medleys, roasted pork, and grilled steak

$38 $19

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Pizza for Takeout or Delivery, Valid Sunday–Thursday or Friday–Saturday from John's Pizza (40% Off)

John's Pizza

Across from the ELC

Hand-tossed pies topped with freshly shredded cheese, a family-recipe sauce, and toppings such as buffalo chicken, shrimp, or eggplant

$20 $12

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American Cuisine for Two or Four at East End Grille (47% Off)

East End Grille

Somerville

This joint offers locally sourced ingredients to create food like sweet chili shrimp flatbread, barbecue pulled pork, and steak tips

$30 $16

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Indian Meal for Two or Four at Diva Indian Bistro (Up to 63% Off)

Diva Indian Bistro

Davis Square

Samosas packed with minced lamb and spices precede lamb curry, chicken dosas, dishes baked in clay tandoor oven, and vegetarian entrees

$67 $27

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$11 for $20 Worth of Mexican Food for Lunch or Dinner at El Potro

El Potro

Multiple Locations

Festive eatery serves sizzling fajitas, fish and pork tacos, steaks, and chicken enchiladas alongside live mariachi band on weekends

$20 $11

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Thai Food at Maekha Thai (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Maekha Thai

West Revere

Eatery dishes out authentic Thai cuisine such as tom yum soup, ginger chicken, basil fried rice, pad thai, and panang curry with scallops

$20 $11

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Italian-American Dinner of Salads and Entrees for Two or Four at Sebastian's on Broadway (Up to 46% Off)

Sebastian's on Broadway

Revere

Pastas, seafood, and steak made with local ingredients and set to live cabaret performers every Thursday night

$60 $35

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Italian Food for Two or Four at Volare Revere (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Volare Revere

Downtown Revere

Fig and pancetta pizza and seafood pasta prepared by a native Sicilian chef at a restaurant with complimentary valet parking on weekends

$30 $15

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Fresh, House-Made Diner Food for Two or Four During Breakfast or Lunch at Revere Center Café (50% Off)

Revere Center Café

Bell Circle Plaza at Revere

Diner serves made-to-order comfort food, such as grilled cheese with bacon and Irish eggs benedict with corn beef hash

$20 $10

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Brazilian Steakhouse Dinner Fare at Spettu's Steakhouse in Quincy (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Spettu's Steakhouse

Quincy

Servers carve slices of spit-roasted lamb, chicken, and beef from skewers tableside

$30 $15

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$25 for $40 Worth of Japanese Food at Kagawa Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Kagawa Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Quincy Center

Classic Japanese dishes such as shrimp tempura, udon soup with beef, homemade pork dumplings, and dozens of sushi rolls

$40 $25

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Stone-Baked Pizza Meal for Two or Four at Maggy's Lounge (Up to 50% Off)

Maggy's Lounge

Quincy

Enjoy stone-baked pizzas with thin, crispy crust in a casual, lively space that has frequent live music performances

$28 $14

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

The Murder Mystery Company

Quincy Center

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

$60 $29

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$12 for $25 Worth of Chinese Food at Quincy Dynasty

Quincy Dynasty

North Quincy

Chinese food made with fresh, natural ingredients, such as scallions, star anise, black beans, and cilantro

$25 $12

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$12 for Drinks and Treats at Maplewood Coffee Shop & Ice Cream ($20 Value)

Maplewood Coffee Shop & Ice Cream

Maplewood

Ice cream parlor and bakery serves up a variety of pasties, muffins, freshly brewed cofffee, and sandwiches

$5 $3

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$17 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at Yoki Restaurant

Yoki Restaurant

Medford

In a sleek, modern restaurant, chefs craft traditional entrees and creative maki rolls made with fresh and wild-caught fish

$30 $17

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Italian Cuisine at Pastalina's Restaurant (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Pastalina's Restaurant

Medford

Flavorful dishes from southern Italy's Avellino region include pasta, chicken cacciatore, and veal saltimbocca

$50 $25

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$17 for $30 Worth of Sushi, Noodle Dishes, and Hibachi Food at Edamame Japanese Restaurant

Edamame Japanese Restaurant

Watertown

Chefs build unique sushi and sashimi dishes as hibache chefs put on dazzling culinary side-shows

$30 $17

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$30 for $50 Worth of Italian American Dinner for Two or More at The Talk. Two Options Available.

The Talk Restaurant

Downtown Watertown

Chef Billy Holt prepares housemade pasta, steak, and seafood served in elegant dining area with black-and-white photos

$50 $30

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Mediterranean Food at Ani Take Out. Three Options Available.

Ani Take Out

Ani Take Out

Mediterranean menu features lamb, falafel, and eggplant-pomegranate salad topped with walnuts, molasses, and cumin

$25.98 $16.50

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$15 for $30 Worth of Chinese and Japanese Food at Fusion Taste

Fusion Taste

Arlington Center

Menu blends Chinese and Japanese specialties, from black-pepper beef to sushi

$30 $15

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Dining for Two or Four at Social Restaurant & Bar (Up to 37% Off)

Social Restaurant & Bar

Newton Corner

Grab a drink and relax with friend over a round of appetizers like Brie fondue or lobster roll sliders then enjoy steak, pasta or seafood

$62 $39

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Italian Food for Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner at Cafe Piazza Dolce (44% Off)

Cafe Piazza Dolce

Winchester Town Center

Chef presses fresh pastas, hand tosses wood-fired pizza & grills salmon for dinner & serves brunch dishes such as gourmet paninis

$40 $25

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Nor'Easters, Sandwiches and Frappes, or Sandwiches at Michele's Ice Cream & Sandwich Shoppe (Up to 47% Off)

Michelle's Ice Cream and Sandwich Shoppe

North Weymouth

Blended ice creams and frappes made with 20 ice cream and 30+ soft-serve flavors; sandwiches include roast turkey and barbecue chicken

$16.50 $9

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Asian Cuisine at Asia Palace (Half Off)

Asia Palace

Asia Palace

Nearly 20 categories of Asian cuisine divide a menu that includes shareable entrees and healthy options

$30 $15

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$15 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Bagels at Gunther Tooties ($24 Total Value)

Gunther Tooties

Plymouth

Traditional New York–style bagels with housemade cream cheeses, baked goods, custom sandwiches, and locally roasted specialty coffees

$8 $5

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Italian Dinner at La Vita Mia (45% Off). Two Options Available.

La Vita Mia

Downtown Saugus

Flat-bread pizza with spicy shrimp, prosciutto, and capes, create-your-own pastas, and sirloin steak in a balsamic sauce

$30 $17.50

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Dinner for Two or More or Four or More at Link Café & Bar (50% Off)

Link Café & Bar

Sheraton Needham Hotel

Refined American cuisine such as fig and goat cheese flatbreads paired with wines that earned high scores from Wine Spectator

$50 $25

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Sushi and Pan-Asian Dinner Food at Sushi Box (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Sushi Box

Waltham

Eatery praised by the Boston Phoenix cooks up Korean-style beef ribs, pad thai, and specialty sushi rolls

$30 $15

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Italian Dinner or Takeout at Arcenia Cucina Rustica (Up to 42% Off)

Arcenia Cucina Rustica

Downtown Woburn

The menu includes chicken marsala, veal parmigiana, and homemade fettuccine pasta tossed with bolognese sauce, as well as wood-fired pizzas

$50 $29

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All-You-Can-Eat Dinner for Two or Four at Brazilian Steak House (37% Off)

Brazilian Steak House

North Woburn

All-you-can-eat steakhouse features tender cuts of Brazilian sausage, lamb, beef sirloin, and an extensive salad bar

$61.97 $39

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Casual American Food for Two or Four at Jit's Sports Lounge & Grill (50% Off)

Jit's Sports Lounge & Grill

located next to Lombardo's

Classic sports-bar-style dishes, such as hand-cut french fries, buffalo chicken tenders, and mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce

$30 $15

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Hibachi and/Or Sushi Dinner for Two at Ruyi Restaurant (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Ruyi Restaurant

ruyi restaurant

Hand-rolled sushi, Japanese teriyaki, and marinated chicken, steak, or lamb seared at tableside grills

$50 $30

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Italian Meal for Two or Four with Appetizers and Entrees at BonCaldo Restaurant (Up to 43% Off)

BonCaldo Restaurant

Norwood

Wood-fired cuisine from all 20 regions of Italy, served in an opulent, yet cozy dining room

$53 $30

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Italian and Portuguese Cuisine at Porto Bello Restaurant (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Porto Bello Restaurant

Wakefield

Sea scallops and shrimp with housemade pesto, hand-breaded veal parmesan, and Portuguese seafood stew with clams, calamari, and mussels

$50 $25

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American Pub Food for Two or Four at Lakeside Bar and Grill (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Lakeside Bar and Grill

Wakefield

Omelets and pancakes start the day before chefs craft barbecue chicken sandwiches and fish and chips for dinner

$10 $5

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Chinese Food, Japanese Food, and Hibachi at Gourmet Garden (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Gourmet Garden

Canton

Hormone- and antibiotic-free chicken, organic veggies, and gluten-free options, plus sushi and hibachi served with healthy akai rice

$30 $15

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Authentic Swiss Style Baked Goods at swissbäkers (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

swissbäkers

Multiple Locations

Swiss-style baked goods include Berliners, the original pretzel rolls, authentic croissants, Choco Weggli and more.

$20 $12

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$15 for 3 Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Hamburgers & More at Stack-a Burger ($30 Value)

Stack-a Burger

Burlington Mall

Chefs grill fresh burgers and all-beef hot dogs and ladle on toppings such as baked beans and sauerkraut

$10 $5

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$34 for a Three-Course Prix-Fixe Italian Meal for Two at LaStoria Trattoria ($55 Value)

LaStoria Trattoria

Stoughton

Enjoy two dishes each off the tasting menu, featuring items such as veal parmesean and eggplant rollatini, followed by a dessert to share

$55 $34

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Mexican Food for Dinner at The Fat Cactus (Half Off). Three Options Available.

The Fat Cactus

Lynnfield

Self-described Mexicali cantina dishes up classics including fajitas and tacos, as well as nontraditional Mexican cuisine such as steak tips

$40 $20

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$15 for $30 Worth of Japanese Cuisine at Maki Sushi Bar

Maki Sushi Bar

Peabody Town Center

Rolls of tempura lobster, mango, and asparagus drizzled with white sauce and kabayaki glaze top tables along with seafood martinis

$30 $15

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Pizzeria Cuisine or Family Dinner with Two Large Pizzas, Two Salads, and Two Garlic Breads at Deli Max (Up to 53% Off)

Deli Max

Natick

New York–style pizzas come topped with steak tips, banana peppers, scallions,

$10 $5

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American Meal for Two or Four at Pantry Restaurant (Up to 45% Off)

Pantry Restaurant

The VERVE-Crowne Plaza Hotel

Americana in the form of a bacon burger made of scallops, 10 oz. aged striploin, and grilled salmon with risotto verde and lemon crema

$71 $39

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Pizza, Wings, and Snacks at Sky Box Lounge at South Shore Sports Center (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Sky Box Lounge at South Shore Sports Center

Hingham

Housemade pizza available whole or by the slice, buffalo and chicken wings, and bar snacks served at this sport center lounge

$20 $11

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Japanese and Chinese Fusion at Omoto Garden (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Omoto Garden

Abington

Japanese sashimi and sushi rolls mingle with Chinese entrees in a restaurant that hosts karaoke three nights a week

$20 $11

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Two Hours of Billiards for Four People with Optional Pizza and Chicken Tenders at Stix & Stones (Up to 52% Off)

Stix & Stones

Abington

Face off with friends in games of pool while filling up on pizza and chicken tenders

$24 $13

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American Pub Cuisine at Sports, Steaks & Spirits (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Sports, Steaks & Spirits

North Reading

Refined sports bar with 60 plasma televisions, including small screens at every booth

$40 $21

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$28 for $50 Worth of Barbecue — Lady C&J Soulfood & Catering INC.

Lady C&j Soulfood & Catering

Brockton

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

$50 $28

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$25 for $50 Worth of Mediterranean Food at Ithaki Mediterranean Cuisine

Ithaki Mediterranean Cuisine

Ipswich

Baked-to-order moussaka, small-plate falafel, and steamed mussels share menu space with lamb burgers and a raw bar

$50 $25

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$21.99 for $40 Worth of Organic Food and Drinks at Organic Garden Cafe

Organic Garden Cafe

Beverly

Harvest bowls, hot soups, rice, quinoa, and black bean dishes, and other gourmet raw and organic fare including smoothies and juices

$40 $21.99

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Italian Dinner Cuisine at Trattoria Bella Mia (Up to 58% Off). Two Options Available.

Trattoria Bella Mia

Beverly

Authentic Italian fare and live music at bistro on historic Cabot Street

$30 $16

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Amid the clattering pins and spirited cheers that echo across Boston Bowl's lanes, Jack Torchetti never lets his attention drift from his three stainless steel tanks. As the brewmaster for Deadwood Cafe and Brewery—the entertainment complex's site for quick eats and frosty drafts—Jack ensures that the taps constantly flow with five different beers, all of which he creates on the premises. The selection includes everything from a stout made using four varieties of malt to a pilsner made with Liberty and East Kent Golding hops. Growlers are available as well as pints and pitchers, allowing patrons to enjoy their beer at home or at the nearest crazy straw factory.

While ordering a beer from the counter, customers can snag a quick bite from the café's menu of classic comfort foods. In addition to wood-smoked St. Louis-style ribs that fall off the bone, the cooks grill Angus burgers, load down sandwiches with Boar's Head deli meats, and glaze wings with piquant buffalo sauce. The menu also includes a handful of Italian-inspired dishes, namely 10 different pizzas and calzones stuffed with everything from thin-sliced ham and cheese to baby spinach, onions, and feta.

820 William T Morrissey Blvd
Boston,
MA
US

Pan Asia summons guests into its sleek yet casual atmosphere with oceanic lighting, mounted TVs, and its star: a menu of Chinese, Japanese, and Thai recipes. Nests of lo mein noodles cradle tender slices of shrimp, beef, roast pork, and chicken, and five styles of Thai curries—including the Indian-influenced massaman—transform coconut milk into liquid heat, warming tongues with infusions of classic spices. Representing the artful cuisine of Japan, paper-thin sheaths of seaweed enfold rice and raw fish to create sushi varieties that include spicy salmon maki and boston maki, a roll of yellowtail, crab stick, avocado, scallions, and tobiko.

Sea-foam-green lights illuminate the underside of the counter at the sushi bar, making the legs of guests look as though they’re underwater or ailed with the asparagus disease. Bright-green shafts of bamboo shoot from floor to ceiling from a bed of dried river rocks, obscuring the intimately lit restaurant from the bright lights of the takeout lobby.:m]]

414 W Broadway
Boston,
MA
US

The flat-screen televisions and long wooden bar at Freeport Tavern might mark it as just another pub, but the wood-fired grill in the kitchen tells a different story. With it, chefs bake Italian-style thin-crust pizzas or sear smoky flavor into marinated choice-certified Angus beef steak tips. They also grill burger patties, fish filets, and chunks of New England lobster, then stuff them into sandwiches served with hand-cut fries. They pair their pastiche of New England eats with a constant stream of entertainment, whether it’s the latest local NBA and NHL action on the TVs, trivia on Tuesday nights, or performances by DJs and live musicians held Wednesday through Saturday nights. As soon as the DJ packs up on Sundays, the tireless chefs begin whipping up the brunch buffet, complete with a salad and dessert bar and omelette station.

780 William T Morrissey Blvd
Dorchester,
MA
US

When festival founder Anne-Marie Aigner first noticed the burgeoning food-truck scenes on the West Coast and the Midwest, her prescient mind foresaw that the tide would make its way to New England. In order to cultivate the nascent movement, she founded her food-truck-festival tour to bring dozens of trucks' eclectic wares to locales outside of Boston. Already scoring mentions in Boston and Worcester Mag in its first year, the festival has featured such four-wheeled kitchens as Redbones BBQ and Roxy's Grilled Cheese. Aigner hopes to sustain the food-truck industry beyond the festival's inaugural year by attracting interest throughout the region and motivating grassroots support for the mobile culinary spots and their future descendants, sandwich-slinging helicopters.

Campus Center,100 William T Morrissey Blvd,100 William T Morrissey Blvd
Dorchester,
MA
US

Though it’s clear from the name that Pho 2000 specializes in traditional Vietnamese noodle soups, Boston Magazine warned diners not to sell its other selections short. “Everything that comes out of the kitchen is superlative,” they raved when naming Pho 2000 the best Vietnamese restaurant of Boston in 2006. The publication recommended the Bo 7 Mon, seven rounds of beef that may be fried, skewered, marinated, steamed, or placed in a relaxing bubble bath. Beef isn’t the only star; hot pot feasts invite guests to cook a platter of seafood in savory broth simmered tableside.

198 Adams St
Dorchester,
MA
US

No matter what country her family was living in at the time, Longteine “Nyep” De Monteiro—the wife of a Cambodian diplomat—always heard the same thing when she served dinner at one of her lavish parties: “This is so good! You should open a restaurant!” It wasn't until the rise of the Khmer Rouge forced Longteine and her family to relocate to America that she began to seriously entertain the idea. Longteine finally opened The Elephant Walk in 1991, where she filled the menu with a mélange of her favorite Cambodian and French recipes.

Since then, Longteine’s daughter Nasda and her son-in-law Gerard Lopez helped her expand The Elephant Walk to three locations. All three Elephant Walks separate their kitchens into French and Cambodian preparation lines, each staffed with chefs adept at both traditional and contemporary dishes. Each dish makes meticulous use of flavorful, wholesome ingredients such as ripe plum tomatoes, fresh tuna, Vermont goat cheese, and organic tofu. The Elephant Walk also serves up a host of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free variants.

The Elephant Walk loves to feed the mind as much as the mouth. During its regularly scheduled Cafe Science series, Brandeis professors deliver compelling lectures on a variety of topics from the Large Hadron Collider to explaining why science alone cannot turn water into chocolate milk. As part of the restaurant's mission to make a positive impact in the community, owner Bob Perry designated the Waltham location as The Elephant Walk’s Benefit Restaurant in September 2009. The restaurant has since given upwards of $200,000 to local, national, and international nonprofit organizations fighting poverty.

900 Beacon St
Boston,
MA
US

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