Food & Drink in Stanford

$25 for $40 Worth of Italian Food and Drinks, Valid Sunday Through Thursday at Caffe Riace

Caffe Riace

Palo Alto

Guests can enjoy Italian meals in the dining room or at shaded tables on a patio dotted with sculptures

$40 $25

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$15 for a 45-Minute Chocolate-Tasting Tour for Two at Alegio Chocolaté / Claudio Corallo ($30 Value)

Alegio Chocolaté / Claudio Corallo

Multiple Locations

Guides tell visitors the story of Alegio's history and African cacao plantation while sharing 12 samples of all-natural chocolate

$30 $15

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$45 for One Gift Card for Family-Style Italian Dining at Buca di Beppo ($50 Value)

Buca di Beppo

Multiple Locations

Family-style servings of baked ziti, veal parmigiana, and other Italian-American staples served in festive restaurant setting

$50 $45

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$13 for a Large Specialty or 5-Topping Pizza and IT'S-IT Ice Cream at Papa John's (Up to $25.73 Value)

Papa John's Pizza

Multiple Locations

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

$25.73 $13

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Japanese Food at Mikado (Up to 44% Off). Two Options Available.

Mikado

North Los Altos

Hibachi-grilled shrimp and filet mignon, stir-fried yakisoba noodles, and more than 85 types of sushi

$24 $14

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$12 for $20 Worth of Mexican Cuisine and Drinks at Red Pepper Grill

Red Pepper Grill

South Los Altos

Mexican and Californian cuisines come together for creative entrees such as crab enchiladas, pork chops, burritos, and margaritas

$20 $12

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$13 for Five Groupons, Each Good for One Tea Drink at Jazen Tea (Up to $22 Value)

Jazen Tea

Multiple Locations

Drinks brewed with Taiwanese tea leaves and crammed full of fresh fruit bits, plus fresh fruit smoothies topped with whipped cream

$4.40 $2.60

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Organic Indian Cuisine and Drinks at The Menu (50% Off). Two Options Available.

The Menu

Indian Cuisine

Extensive menu of healthily prepared Indian dishes made with fresh, organic ingredients spans the country's regions

$40 $20

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$13 for $20 Worth of Quick-Serve Teriyaki at Happi House

Happi House

Multiple Locations

Chicken, pork, and beef in a signature teriyaki sauce, served alongside tempura plates, noodle bowls, and the popular Asian chicken salad

$20 $13

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Sushi and Japanese Food for Lunch or Dinner at Sushi 88 & Ramen (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Sushi 88 & Ramen

Mountain View

Japanese entrees, bento boxes, ramen, and an extensive selection of maki rolls and sashimi

$25 $12.50

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Mexican-French Fusion Dinner for Two or Four at LV Mar (Up to 34% Off). Must Reserve Table on Groupon.

LV Mar

Redwood City

Manuel Martinez blends Latin flavors with French culinary methods in dishes such as duck-leg confit and savory cotija flan with oysters

$94 $69

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$1 Buys You a Coupon for 15% Off Lunch Bill For 2 People at Las Juntas Restaurant

Las Juntas Restaurant

Redwood City

For $1, receive a coupon for 15% off lunch bill for 2 people

$1 $1

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$13 for $20 Worth of Chinese, Vietnamese, and Thai for Dine-In or Take-Out at Chin's Restaurant

Chin's Restaurant

Redwood City

Chefs bring together Asian traditions for a menu of Thai noodle soups, Vietnamese coconut curry seafood, and vermicelli with Chinese sausage

$20 $13

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$69 for a Prix Fixe Middle Eastern and Persian Meal for Two at Arya Global Cuisine (Up to $115 Value)

Arya Global Cuisine

Redwood City

Sample kebabs, mixed rices, steaks, seafood, and more with wine or cocktails

$115 $69

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

The Murder Mystery Company

Old Spaghetti Factory

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

$60 $29

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Weekday Lunch or Weekend Brunch for Two, Four, or Six at Noelani's (Up to 42% Off)

Noelani’s

San Carlos

Hawaiian eatery captures tastes & sounds of the islands with live music & signature dishes such as kaka'ako nachos or guava-marinated steak

$30 $18

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Three-Course Prix Fixe Steakhouse Dinner at Izzy’s Steaks & Chops

Izzy's Steaks & Chops

San Carlos

Prix fixe steakhouse dinner with salad or soup, fresh fish or thick steak, two sides, and a decadent dessert

$37.95 $37.95

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$15 for $25 or $29 for $50 Worth of Sushi, Japanese Cuisine, and Sake at Sushi Blvd

Sushi Blvd

Sunnyvale

Guests clink glasses of sake over dinners of tuna, salmon, and shrimp sushi rolls, salted edamame, yakitori chicken, and pot stickers

$25 $15

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Indian Cuisine at Shalimar Restaurant (Up to 40% Off)

Shalimar Restaurant

Sunnyvale

Cooks fire Mughlai BBQ in charcoal clay ovens and combine Halal meat with fresh organic vegetables

$30 $18

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Up to 52% Off Pizza, Sides, and Soda at Papa Murphy's – Two Locations

Papa Murphy's

Multiple Locations

Take 'N' Bake pizzas with fresh dough topped with ingredients in customized or pre-selected combos

$20.50 $11

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Sushi and Drinks at Infused Sushi & Bar (Up to 48% Off)

Infused Sushi & Bar

Sunnyvale

Servers pair glasses of wine, sake, or Japanese beer with sushi, bento boxes, and Asian appetizers such as eggrolls, crab rangoon, and gyoza

$25 $13

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$11 for $20 Worth of Lunch or an Indian Dinner for Two at Arka

Arka

Multiple Locations

Eatery infuses traditional Indian flavors into innovative dishes and regional specialties

$20 $11

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Italian Meal and House Wine for Two or Four at Gumba's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria (Up to 49% Off)

Gumba's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Downtown Sunnyvale

Cannelloni a la romana with ground veal and spinach, prawns and wild mushooms sautéed in sherry-cream sauce, and classic rigatoni

$62.85 $32

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Steakhouse Food and Fondue for Lunch or Dinner at Rok Steakhouse (Half Off)

Rok Steakhouse

Historic Downtown Sunnyvale

Premium steaks and other exotic meats served seared and sizzling atop hot stones amid rustic, crimson tones and a full bar

$20 $10

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Standup at Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club, Thursdays–Sundays (Up to 78% Off)

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club

Live_logo

Comedians seen on late night talk shows, network sitcoms, and Last Comic Standing star on stage

$40 $12

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Mexican Cuisine for Two or Four at El Caminito (Up to 40% Off)

El Caminito

Sunnyvale

Mexican meals prepared with low-cholesterol vegetable oil and chased with salt-rimmed margaritas in a family-run eatery

$20 $12

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Italian Cuisine for Lunch, Sunday Brunch, or Dinner at Caprino's Restaurant (40% Off)

Caprino's Restaurant

Belmont

Italian dishes filled with prime meats, fresh seafood, local free-range chicken, and house-made pasta; globally influenced brunch

$20 $12

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Lunch or Dinner at Vivace Restaurant (Up to 28% Off)

Vivace Restaurant

Belmont

Classic Italian and Mediterranean cuisine such as grilled chicken panini for lunch and wood-fired baked manicotti for dinner

$40 $29

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Groceries at Arteagas Food Center (25% Off). Fourteen Options Available.

Arteagas Food Center

Multiple Locations

Latin-American food center stocked with fresh produce, meats, and other essential groceries

$20 $15

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Bay Area Dinner Show Magic and Variety Performance for One or Two (Up to 43% Off)

Bay Area Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

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

$100 $60

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$18 for $30 Worth of Drinks at Homestead Bowl and The X Bar

Homestead Bowl and The X Bar

Cupertino

Full-service sports bar with 25 draft and bottled beers, HDTVs, and lively karaoke inside a 32-lane bowling alley

$30 $18

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$69 for a Prix Fixe Middle Eastern and Persian Meal for Two at Arya Global Cuisine (Up to $115 Value)

Arya Global Cuisine

Cupertino

Sample kebabs, mixed rices, steaks, seafood, and more with wine or cocktails

$115 $69

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Mexican Food for Two or Four at La Paloma (50% Off)

La Paloma

Santa Clara

Shrimp with jalapeño-lime butter and lots of cilantro, tomatillo chicken enchiladas, and Sonoran-style soft tacos

$30 $15

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$15 for $25 Worth of Pizza or One 20-Inch Belly Buster Pizza at Pizza Party

Pizza Party

Santa Clara

Pizzas in bacon-chicken and greek veggie varieties emerge from the oven on traditional, gluten-free, or 20-inch Belly Buster crusts

$25 $15

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$5 for $10 Groupon — Radhe Chaat

Radhe Chaat

Santa Clara

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

$10 $5

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Authentic Korean Dinner for Two or Four at Korea House (Up to 50% Off)

Korea House

Santa Clara

Authentic Korean dinners include soup, barbecue beef short ribs, fish, and glass noodles

$59.79 $30

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Wedding Cakes from Sweetart Creative Baking (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Sweetart Creative Baking

Multiple Locations

Artistic bakers build custom wedding cakes in unique flavors and can decorate them with everything from sculpted fondant to silk butterflies

$100 $50

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pizza and American Food at Last Chance Restaurant

Last Chance Restaurant

Santa Clara

Varied menu includes pizza, burgers, and sandwiches such as the Malibu chicken at a laid-back restaurant with pool tables and arcade games

$20 $12

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Japanese Fusion Food and Sushi for Two or Four at Cherry Sushi (Up to 42% Off)

Cherry Sushi

Santa Clara

The chefs here go beyond your average sushi rolls, putting together original fish combinations and presenting them with artistic flair

$25 $15

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$15 for $25 Worth of Pan-Asian Vegan Cuisine for Two or More at Loving Hut

Loving Hut

Westfield Valley Fair Mall

All-vegan restaurant uses only natural non-GMO ingredients for signature dishes such as BBQ tender sandwiches and kung pao stir fry

$25 $15

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Improv Comedy for Two at Made Up Theatre (Up to 57% Off)

Made Up Theatre

Grimmer

Alternating teams perform long- and short-form improv fueled by audience suggestions

$28 $12

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Pizza, Sandwiches, and Calzones at Mission Pizza & Pub (Up to 43% Off). Two Options Available.

Mission Pizza & Pub

Fremont

Creative pizzas, oven-baked sandwiches, and 32 microbrews and imported beers served amid live country and bluegrass music

$30 $17

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$11 for $20 Worth of Thai Food at Chef Chai Thai Cuisine

Chef Chai Thai Cuisine

Fremont

Chicken satay appetizers pave the way for Thai entrees such as panang curry, drunken noodles, and deep-fried salmon topped with chili paste

$20 $11

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One Dozen Bagels with Cream Cheese or $8 for $15 Worth of Bagels at PJ's Bagels

PJ's Bagels

Fremont

Grab a simple plain or whole-wheat bagel with cream cheese, or turn it into a sandwich with turkey, lox, or pastrami and pair it with coffee

$15 $8

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for 20% Off An Order Of $50 at Sushi Kuu

Sushi Kuu

Baywood Park

For $5, receive a coupon for 20% off an order of $50

$5 $5

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Three-Course Fondue Dinner for Two, Four, Six, or Eight at The Melting Pot (Up to 38% Off)

The Melting Pot

San Mateo

Diners dip veggies and bread into creamy cheese fondue and munch on fresh salads before cooking entrees fondue-style at the table

$136 $89

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$15 for $30 Worth of Peruvian Cuisine at Mancora Cebicheria

Mancora Cebicheria

San Mateo

Chefs marinate spicy ceviches and grill tender Peruvian-style steaks

$30 $15

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Chinese Food at Uncle Chen Restaurant (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Uncle Chen Restaurant

Sugarloaf

Shredded pork with spicy garlic sauce; housemade vegetarian rice noodles; prawns in lobster sauce

$30 $15

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Cajun Food and Seafood at Cajun House (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Cajun House 2

Downtown

Asian-influenced Cajun cuisine and seafood such as crawfish, lobster, buckets of clams, and spiced Cajun wings

$30 $15

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Cheesesteaks and Sandwiches at The Cheese Steak Shop

The Cheese Steak Shop

San Mateo

Hearty steak sandwiches made with sirloin and provolone or American cheese on toasted rolls straight from Philadelphia

$6 $3

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Mediterranean Cuisine and Drinks at Urban Flame (Up to 47% Off)

Urban Flame

Beresford Park

Baba ghannouj and tabbouleh salad precede Greek gyros, chicken kebabs, and falafel wraps

$55 $29

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Mexican Food for Dine-In or Takeout at Los Dos Amigos (Up to 50% Off)

Los Dos Amigos

San Mateo

Tacos and burritos loaded with spicy meats and wrapped in your choice of a wheat, spinach, or tomato tortilla

$10 $5

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Pizza for Two or Four at Triple Seven Pizzeria (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Triple Seven Pizzeria

Saratoga

Gourmet pizzas with sourdough crusts made daily and combinations of fresh toppings

$24 $15

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$22 for Wine Tasting for Two with Cheese Plate and $5 Credit at Saratoga Wine & Beer Garden ($36 Value)

Saratoga Wine & Beer Garden

Saratoga

Outdoor patio and garden harbors guests who sip on flights of wine and nibble complementary cheeses

$36 $22

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Traditional Japanese Cuisine at Hachi Ju Hachi (Up to 35% Off). Two Options Available.

Hachi Ju Hachi

Madronia Historic

Innovative eatery that earned Michelin nods for Best Value and Charming Restaurant serves up dishes such as pork-belly stew and sushi

$60 $39

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Large Pizza Meals at Mountain Mike's Pizza (Up to 39% Off). Four Options Available.

Mountain Mike's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Massive pizzas topped with ingredients such as Louisiana hot sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh green onions

$30.98 $19

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$15 for $25 Worth of Pan-Asian Vegan Food at Loving Hut

Loving Hut

Milpitas

All-vegan dine-in restaurant uses only natural non-GMO ingredients for signature dishes such as Spicy Cha-Cha, Kung Pao & Tom Ka Thai soup

$25 $15

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$8 for One Sizzler Entree at Mirch Masala (Up to $14.95 Value)

Mirch Masala

Milpitas

Simple preparation characterize Indian dishes such as paneer tikka kebabs, vegetarian bhangan bharta with roasted eggplant, and lamb curry

$14.95 $8

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Indian Dinner Cuisine at Aasna, Melange of India (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Aasna, Melange of India

Milpitas

Shyam Khanal's eatery serves Indian cuisine divided into meat- and vegetable-based dishes

$36 $22

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$13 for $20 Worth of Pastries at Beard Papa’s in Milpitas

Beard Papas - Milpitas

Milpitas

International bakery fills crunchy pie-crust exterior with one of eight types of filling made from natural custard & whipped cream

$20 $13

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Mexican Food for Two or Four at Royal Taco (Half Off)

Royal Taco

Milpitas

Authentic taquitos with avocado; spicy chiles rellenos; breakfast, lunch, and dinner burritos

$20 $10

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Salt Water Taffy and Nostalgic Candy at Half Moon Bay Salt Water Taffy Co. (50% Off)

Half Moon Bay Salt Water Taffy Co.

El Granada

Enjoy traditional salt water taffy made in flavors such as blueberry muffin or espresso, paired with candy such as Pop Rocks and Abba Zabas

$20 $10

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Three or Five Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Brazzle Berry (Half Off)

Brazzle Berry

Strawflower Center

All-natural frozen yogurt topped with fruit, nuts, and candy

$10 $5

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Up to 50% Off Ice Cream — Brazzle Berry Valid Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7 AM - Noon

Brazzle Berry

El Granada

Fresh fruits, nuts, and candies allow patrons to customize cups of all-natural yogurt in 22 rotating flavors

$8 $4

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Burger Meal for Two with Sides and Drinks at Cameron’s Restaurant, Pub & Inn (Up to 39% Off)

Cameron's Restaurant, Pub & Inn

Half Moon Bay

Half-pound burgers topped with grilled mushrooms, bacon, and swiss cheese served in a 100-year-old inn

$30.90 $19

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$13.99 for a Carryout Large One-Topping Pizza and Breadsticks at Magoo's Pizza ($25.98 Total Value)

Magoo's Pizza

Campbell

Fresh pizzas topped with a choice from six different sauces and toppings ranging from pepperoni and mushrooms to chorizo and artichokes

$25.98 $13.99

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$18 for $30 Worth of Upscale Pub Food at The Luxury Box

The Luxury Box

Campbell

Refined twists on classics such as deviled eggs, oysters, wings, gulf prawns, and brisket burgers

$30 $18

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Seafood Dinner or Lunch for Two at Hawgs Seafood Bar (Up to 40% Off)

Hawgs Seafood Bar

Campbell

Celebrate memories of family dinners with a menu of fresh salmon, clam linguine, chowder, and paella

$50 $30

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American Cuisine for Lunch, Happy Hour, or Dinner at Broadway Grill (Up to 48% Off)

Broadway Grill

Burlingame

Restaurant serves classic American dishes, such as aged steaks, hearty burgers, and glazed meatloaf

$30 $19

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One Dozen Ice-Cream Sandwiches with Option for One Dozen Cookies at IT'S-IT Ice Cream (Up to 45% Off)

It's-It Ice Cream

Burlingame

Savor iconic chocolate-dipped ice-cream sandwiches and original oatmeal cookies made from a 1920s-era recipe

$18 $10

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Chocolate-Tasting Class with Take-Home Treats for Two at Preston’s Candy & Ice Cream in Burlingame ($100 Value)

Preston's Candy & Ice Cream

Broadway Burlingame

Guides lead tour of candy kitchen before demonstrating how to make chocolates, followed by a tasting.

$100 $40

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Michael Yo's Hot Mess Comedy for Two on Friday, October 3, or Saturday, October 4 (Up to 58% Off)

Michael Yo's Hot Mess Comedy

San Jose Improv

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Chelsea Lately regular waxes humorous about his multicultural background, dating, and the funny things his parents say

$48 $20

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One Seafood Platter, 12 Different Oysters, and Two Drinks at Big T's Seafood Market Bar (40% Off)

Big T's Seafood Market Bar

Alvin - Burdette

Huge variety of fresh seafood including lobster, crab, and oysters served in a bright restaurant with draft beers and big-screen TVs

$74.99 $45

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$14 for Two Slices of Pizza, Two Beers, and Two Lagunitas Mason Jars at Bibo's NY Pizza ($28 Value)

Bibo's NY Pizza

Santa Teresa

Small, locally owned pizzeria crafts authentic New York–style pizzas with thin crust and serves Lagunitas beer

$28 $14

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Frozen Yogurt and Smoothies at Yogen Früz (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Yogen Früz

Westfield Oakridge

Creamy probiotic-rich frozen yogurt available in nonfat, no-sugar-added & lactose-free varieties & piled with fresh-fruit mix-ins & toppings

$10 $6

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Take-Out Tamale Meal for 4, 8, or 10, with Rice, Beans, and Arroz Con Leche Lucy’s Tamale Factory (Up to 42% Off)

Lucys Tamale Factory

Alum Rock

Bring home award-winning tamales, along with sides and dessert

$33 $19

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Sushi at Sushi Boat Town (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Sushi Boat Town

San Jose

Rolls of tuna, salmon, and squid emerge from the sushi bar on a wooden boat, served alongside entrees such as chicken and beef teriyaki

$20 $12

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$59 for a Prix Fixe Dinner for Two at Scott's Seafood ($100 Value). Groupon Reservation Required.

Scott's Seafood

Downtown San Jose

Sample from a seafood-centric menu of upscale American cuisine and sip California wines inside a sixth-floor restaurant overlooking the city

$100 $59

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$12 for $20 Worth of Sports-Bar Food — La Barra Sports Bar

La Barra Sports Bar

San Jose

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

$20 $12

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Select Local Merchants

The knowledgeable, friendly staff at the The Fogarty Winery Tasting Room will help amateur ambrosialists and experienced grape sniffers select five vintage fermentations to sample from the wine list. The 2006 Langley Hill Vineyard SCM Estate Chardonnay stays true to its mountainous roots, packing a steely mineral punch, as hints of fruit usher in a soothing, refreshing finish. Only 94 cases of this nectar were produced and bottles are available for $48. Pamper your scarlet palate with a 2005 Lexington Santa Cruz Mountains Meritage. Poor weather patterns and surprise alien crop circles aside, 2005 produced a perfectly ripened yield. This cabernet-merlot blend is apt to drop flavor bombs of black fruit, spice and toasty oak, with lingering chords of cassis, plum, and loam. Only 447 cases were captured in the wild and you can walk your own bottle home for $45.

19501 Skyline Blvd
Redwood City,
CA
US

With more than 700 locations, Jamba Juice proves to the masses that nutrition can be speedy and delicious. Since the beginning, the company’s product philosophy has revolved around choosing whole fruits and other natural ingredients over artificial flavorings, sweeteners, and preservatives. The menu is completely free of high-fructose corn syrup and trans fats, and it offers additional accommodations for vegan and gluten-free diets. Blended drinks dominate the menu, with options including fruit refreshers—made with naturally hydrating, electrolytic coconut water—and pre-boosted smoothies that can fill nutritional gaps with infusions of protein, immunity boosters, or antioxidants that neutralize accidentally swallowed pool water. The drink list also includes organic house-blend coffee and Mighty Leaf teas flavored with hibiscus flowers or peppermint. For those with heartier appetites, steel-cut oats steep in soymilk before being enhanced with toppings such as apples, cinnamon, and brown-sugar crumble. The lunch hour presents a trio of california flatbreads, each packing only about 320–420 calories, which can be pleasantly capped off with cups of Whirl’ns frozen yogurt.

78 Stanford Shopping Ctr
Palo Alto,
CA
US

Since 1997, Caffe Riace's chefs have infused their Italian menu with a Sicilian flair, dishing up pastas, veal dishes, and seafood within the restaurant's vibrant spaces. They use some organic ingredients, cure their beef in-house, and import real buffalo mozzarella for their mozzarella di bufala salad. The staff serves pasta dishes—including the prawn- and lobster-loaded capellini aragosta with tarragon and mushroom—atop glass tables set in front of scenic murals and rustic artwork.

Towering statues survey the outdoor patio, which spreads beneath umbrellas across a tiled plaza. Lion statues and flower beds give the outdoor space the aura of a florist who tames lions or a lion tamer whose boyfriend really screwed up. The patio also benefits from a sense of whimsy—rather than spilling water from an urn, the centerpiece fountain's patina-covered figure hoists a washing machine atop her head. Inside, the roster of elegant private dining rooms includes the chandelier-crowned Riace room, where bright artwork and flowers pop against red and cream walls, as well as a wine room with wine racks and wooden wine barrels reclining in the room's nooks.

200 Sheridan Ave
Palo Alto,
CA
US

At Drybar, a pair of scissors or hair-coloring foil is nowhere to be found. That?s because the business?s founder, Alli Webb, opened the shop strictly for blowouts after her in-home business skyrocketed. Featured extensively in the media, each of the more than 25 white-hued, airy shops revolves around a center bar where customers sit for around 45 minutes as stylists blow-dry, straighten, and curl their hair. From a menu booklet, clients select a cocktail-themed hairstyle, such as The Mai Tai, which imparts beachy waves, and The Manhattan, which streamlines locks with a sleek finish that mimics the straight lines of downtown New York and can be outfitted with a tiny doorman who hails cabs for you. The staff at Drybar also crafts updos, travels on location for an additional fee, offers high-end products and tools available for purchase, and tallies bar tabs so that customers can pay for multiple blowouts at once.

180 El Camino Real
Palo Alto,
CA
US

A scattering of sidewalk tables introduces passersby to Zara Mediterranean Restaurant. Inside, large, spacious windows and opposing mirrors frame booth seating and dining tables, accompanied by a wood-accented bar set with high stools. Another outdoor space, an umbrella-covered patio, bookends the dining realm. But at all of these place settings, patrons feast on the same authentic Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine. Lunch and dinner menus catalog selections such as ali nazik—marinated cubes of tender beef atop a purée of grilled and spiced eggplant and bell pepper—or imam bayildi, a vegetarian mélange of eggplant, bell peppers, onions, pine nuts, pistachios, and raisins with or without sunglasses. In addition to the restaurant's ample in-house seating, they also offer free delivery to anywhere in Palo Alto on orders of more than $15.

260 S California Ave
Palo Alto,
CA
US

After ten hours of slow-cooking, the barbecue ribs at Joe’s American Bar & Grill land on tables tender and ready to fall of the bone. Served with fresh-made coleslaw, these ribs are the centerpiece of a menu overflowing with upscale comfort food. Chefs cut potatoes by hand to accompany bacon cheeseburgers topped with aged cheddar and bread-and-butter pickles made in-house rather than flown in by a talking stork. Grilled pizzas are made fresh to order and never frozen, and hefty sandwiches and hand-cut steaks stack plates with sustenance. On the weekends, brunch dishes come out of hibernation to sate guests with made-to-order omelets and specialties such as eggs benedict and prime-rib hash. Diners enjoy the fresh air on the outdoor patio or cluster around the bar to keep track of sports scores or find out who really got married on Days of Our Lives.

700 Welch Rd
Palo Alto,
CA
US

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