Food & Drink in University City


$27 for $45 Worth of Mexican Dinner Cuisine at Chimi's Fresh-Mex. Four Locations Available.

Chimi's Fresh-Mex

Multiple Locations

Fresh, satisfying Mexican dishes such as vegetarian quesadillas stuffed with spinach, chorizo chimichangas, and beef-and-shrimp fajitas

$45 $27

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Two Groupons, Each Good for $18 Worth of Sandwiches or $11 for $20 Worth of Delivery from Provalo Deli

Provalo Deli

Webster Groves

Italian sandwich with pepperoni, salami, roast beef, and mozzarella; grilled provolone cheese on pretzel bread; spicy buffalo-chicken pizza

$18 $7.50

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$12 for $20 Worth of Pizzeria Cuisine at Fortel's Pizza Den

Fortel's Pizza Den

2 locations

Crispy, thin pizzas made from dough prepared fresh daily and topped with dozens of toppings and one of seven sauces

$20 $12

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$16 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $16 Worth of Barbecue at Andrew’s Bayou Ribs ($32 Value)

Andrew’s Bayou Ribs

Andrew’s Bayou Ribs

Fresh-made barbecue with flavors of the old Southern bayou spice up ribs, beef brisket, pulled pork, smoked turkey leg, and apple brats

$16 $8

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$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Indian Street Food at Bombay Food Junkies ($20 Value)

Bombay Food Junkies

Multiple Locations

Bombay natives take to the streets in a food truck, paying homage to Indian street food with a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes

$5 $3

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Mexican Food at Acapulco Restaurant & Lounge (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Acapulco Restaurant & Lounge

Saint Ann

Mexican eatery in business 20+ years whips up sizzling fajitas and packed burritos to pair with imported beer and margaritas

$20 $10

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$18 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $18 Worth of Mexican Cuisine at El Porton Mexican Restaurant ($36 Total Value)

El Porton Mexican Restaurant

Woodson Terrace

Authentic Mexican dishes such as taquitos, carnitas, and tamales coupled with margaritas

$18 $9

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Local American Food at Water Street (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Water Street

Water Street

Local ingredients fill chicken pot pie and top flatbreads of the day; drinks poured in vintage barware

$50 $30

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American Cuisine at Cardinals Nation Restaurant and Bar (Up to 54% Off). Three Options Available.

Cardinals Nation Restaurant and Bar

Cardinals Nation Restaurant and Bar

Menu includes caprese flatbreads, filet mignon, and burgers with caramelized onion and white cheddar; brunch includes one drink and buffet

$84 $39

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$11 for $20 Beer Card at Budweiser Brew House at Ballpark Village

Budweiser Brew House at Ballpark Village

St. Louis

Experience the Unique Tap Wall; nine great beers that are dispensed with your instructions

$20 $11

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Italian Dinner at Bar Italia (57% Off).

Bar Italia

Bar Italia

Chefs simmer stews with italian sausage, veal, and chicken in tomato sauce, grill New Zealand racks of lamb, and toss linguine with seafood

$30 $13

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$18 for $30 Worth of Sushi and Japanese Cuisine at Wasabi Sushi Bar

Wasabi Sushi Bar

Downtown St. Louis

More than 50 different rolls from the sushi bar; Japanese cuisine options from the kitchen include noodles, teriyaki, and stir-fry

$30 $18

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Sandwiches, Pizza, and Pasta at Ruma’s Deli (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Ruma's Deli

Multiple Locations

Corned-beef Reubens, open-faced roast beef, and meatball sandwiches served on french or wheat bread; freshmade salads and pizzas

$20 $13

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$30 for $50 Worth of American and Italian Cuisine at 400 Olive

400 Olive

Downtown St. Louis

Housed in a beautiful former bank from 1889, the restaurant’s menu matches its surroundings’ striking elegance

$50 $30

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Four-Course Italian Dinner for Two at Cielo Restaurant & Bar (Up to 42% Off)

Cielo Restaurant & Bar

Four Seasons Hotel St Louis

Turin-born executive chef Gian Nicola Colucci concocts Italian classics made with seasonal ingredients in 8th-story dining room and patio

$170 $99

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Upscale Italian Dinner and Drinks at John Mineo's Italian Restaurant (50% Off).

John Mineo's Italian Restaurant

Saint Louis

Tuxedo-clad servers deliver housemade pastas, veal specialties, and fine wines inside a more than 40-year-old family-owned restaurant

$60 $30

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$14 for a 12" Round Cookie Cake, Including Artwork at Great American Cookies ($27.99 Value)

Great American Cookies

Saint Louis Galleria

Chefs at the Entrepreneur magazine–lauded bakery craft cookie cakes from a generations-old recipe and decorate them by hand

$27.99 $14

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One or Two Groupons, Each Good for $30 Worth of Food at Farotto’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria (43% Off)

Farotto's Italian Restaurant Pizzeria

Farotto's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Nearing its 60th anniversary, this Italian restaurant serves meals built around St. Louis–style pizzas with 20-plus toppings to choose from

$30 $17

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Standup and Drinks for Two, Four, or Eight at Funny Bone Westport Plaza Through May 31 (Up to 73% Off)

St. Louis Funny Bone

Funny Bone Westport Plaza

Standups entertain up to 300 attendees at comedy club that hosts nationally touring acts

$33 $16

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Subs, Pasta, and Casual Italian Fare at Joe Fassi Sausage and Sandwich Factory (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Joe Fassi Sausage and Sandwich Factory

The Hill

Award-winning subs and Italian fare from generations-old family recipes

$30 $15

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American Cuisine at Lemp Mansion Restaurant & Inn (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Lemp Mansion Restaurant & Inn

Lemp Mansion Restaurant & Inn

Homey dishes such as wiener schnitzel and beef wellington served in a mansion rumored to be haunted; family-style chicken dinner on Sundays

$50 $26

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Beer School Experience with Tastings, Food, and Gift Shop Credit at Anheuser-Busch (Up to 38% Off)

Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch

45-minute class covers brewing and tasting basics before students enjoy six samples, three food pairings, and a full beer of their choice

$68 $44

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Mexican Food for Lunch or Dinner at El Paisano (Up to 40% Off)

El Paisano Mexican Restaurant

Lindenwood Park

Mexican favorites, such as shrimp fajitas or steak poblano in zesty tequila sauce, served in a colorful dining room with weekly live music

$20 $12

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Burgers, Sandwiches, and Beer for Dine-In or Carry-Out at Dooley's Beef N Brew House (Up to 40% Off)

Dooley's Beef N Brew House

Grand Center

Burgers profiled by Alive Magazine, chicken, steak, and seafood sandwiches, and beer at family-friendly sports bar with live entertainment

$20 $12

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Deli Sandwiches or Party Trays and Boxed Lunches at The Posh Nosh Deli (50% Off). Three Options Available.

The Posh Nosh Deli

The Posh Nosh Deli

Deli sandwiches ranging from classic pastrami to a veggie Reuben topped with homemade russian dressing

$14 $7

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Gourmet Italian Cuisine at Giovanni's on the Hill. Choose Between Two Options

Giovanni's on The Hill

Giovanni's on The Hill

Dine like a celebrity on Chef Giovanni’s authentic Italian dishes, which have earned praise from Oprah, Bill Clinton, and other celebrities

$50 $30

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Pub Entrees and Craft Beers for Two or Four at Friendly's Sports Bar and Grill (69% Off)

Friendly's Sports Bar and Grill

Multiple Locations

Open-faced roast beer, cod filet, and fried chicken at an award-winning sports bar with more than 40 TVs

$27 $9

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$16 for $40 Worth of Upscale Comfort Food, Wine, and Craft Beer at Ernesto's Winebar

Ernesto's Winebar

Ernesto's Winebar

Homage to Ernest Hemingway with subtly complex small plates, craft beers, and seafood sautéed in wine sauce

$40 $16

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Beer Flight, Beer-Making Lesson, or 3-Hour Private Party at Earthbound Brewing (Up to 57% Off)

Earthbound Brewing

St. Louis

Try stouts and IPAs while learning about the process of beer-making and touring the brewery.

$60 $29

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Upscale American Cuisine at Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden (Up to 40% Off). Five Options Available.

Copia Restaurant and Wine Garden

Downtown St. Louis

Chef Dave Rook grounds global accents in rotisserie chicken, house-smoked trout, and barbecue ribs served in wine-country-inspired complex

$75 $49

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Draft Beer Tasting for Two or Two Appetizers and Four Draft Beers at Kirkwood Station Brewing Co. (Up to 39% Off)

Kirkwood Station Restaurant & Brewing Co.

Kirkwood Station Restaurant & Brewing Co.

Rotating selection of 11 draft beers on tap; signature brews include ales, lagers, and seasonal draft beers

$34.50 $21

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Pub Food and Drinks for Two or Four or More at Great Rivers Saloon (45% Off)

Great Rivers Saloon

St. Louis

Pit-smoked wings, hearty burgers, and American-style comfort foods, plus a full menu of beers and cocktails

$20 $11

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$12 for $25 Worth of Italian Dinner Fare and Drinks at J.F. Sanfilippo's Italian Restaurant

J.F. Sanfilippo's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Chefs prepare pasta, chicken & seafood entrees with northern & southern Italian influences

$25 $12

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Beer and American Fare at Anheuser-Busch Biergarten (40% Off)

Anheuser-Busch Biergarten

Anheuser Busch Brewery

Beer lovers can sample from over 18 beers on tap paired with classic American fare

$30 $18

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$13 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Comfort Food at London's Wing House ($24 Value)

London's Wing House

Multiple Locations

Family-run restaurant has specialized in fried chicken wings for more than 50 years

$12 $6.50

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$11 for $20 Worth of Pizza, Wings, Sandwiches and Breadsticks at Dojo Pizza

Dojo Pizza

Dojo Pizza

Specialty pizzas range from a hand-tossed pie with buffalo chicken to a stuffed pan pizza; menu also includes sandwiches and salads

$20 $11

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Grill Fare at Highlander Pub & Grill (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Highlander Pub & Grill

The Highlands

Half-pound char-broiled bacon burgers, rib-eye steak on toasted french rolls, and BBQ salmon in a sports pub with eight 80-inch TVs

$30 $18

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$18 for Gourmet Pizza Meal with Appetizers and Drinks at Pizza World (Up to $36.57 Total Value)

Pizza World

Saint Louis

Guests customize pizzas with choice of crust, variety of cheeses, and unique toppings such as classic pepperoni or sweet oranges

$36.57 $18

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Wine and Appetizers for Two or Four Thursday–Sunday at The In Spot Dessert Bar and Lounge (Up to 56% Off)

The In Spot Dessert Bar and Lounge

Skinker DeBaliviere

Southern-style snacks complemented by house wine in intimate, romantic lounge replete with leather furniture

$34 $15

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Fresh Pita Sandwiches on One, Two or Three Visits to Pita Pit (43% Off)

Pita Pit - St. Louis

Delmar Loop

Mediterranean-inflected pitas stuffed with meat, veggies, and breakfast fixings, drizzled with tzatziki and other savory sauces

$14 $8

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Steak and Seafood at Soulard's Restaurant (Up to 53% Off). Two Options Available.

Soulard's Restaurant

Soulard

Steak and seafood entrees such as shrimp and clams or Creole-spiced Atlantic salmon; options for lunch or dinner

$15 $7

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$12 for a Sunday Brunch Buffet at Bevo Mill ($24.99 Value)

Bevo Mill

Bevo

Brunch includes belgian waffles, eggs strata, a rotating carving station, buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy, and vegetarian pastas

$24.99 $12

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$20 for $40 Worth of Modern French Dinner at Franco

Franco

Soulard

French cuisine crafted from local produce, cheese, and meat pairs with an extensive wine list

$40 $20

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$16 for $30 Worth of Thai and Japanese Food at Ocha

Ocha

St. Louis

Menu features pad thai and teriyaki dishes, alongside succulent rolls and fresh selections of tuna, salmon, and yellowtail nigiri

$30 $16

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Pub Food at O'Leary's (40% Off). Two Options Available.

O'Leary's

O'Leary's

Irish food and classic pub fare in a bar filled with Irish and sports memorabilia and TVs hanging from the ceiling

$20 $12

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Burgers, Wings, and BBQ at Marcel's Restaurant and Bar (40% Off)

Marcel's Restaurant and Bar

Marcel's Restaurant and Bar

Comfort food such as burgers, smoked baby back ribs, and a signature loaded baked potato

$20 $12

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Authentic Indian Buffet at Peshwa The Royal Indian Cuisine (40% Off). Four Options Available.

Peshwa The Royal Indian Cuisine

Peshwa, the Royal Indian Cuisine

Authentic, diverse Indian buffet lets diners try different dishes at a restaurant lauded in the Post-Dispatch’s 2014 year-end round-up

$20 $12

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American Comfort Food and Drinks at Ms. P's Soulful Dash (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Ms. P's Soulful Dash

Benton Park

Beignets for breakfast and burgers for lunch, all with a touch of Southern flavor

$20 $12

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Pub Food or 3-Hour All-Inclusive Party at Big Daddy's Soulard and Landing (Up to 57% Off)

Big Daddy's St. Louis

Multiple Locations

Throw a bash or pub crawl with up to $300 worth of all-you-can-drink libations and appetizers; enjoy classic pub eats at two locations

$35 $17

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Bosnian Food at Grbic Restaurant (Up to 43% Off). Four Options Available.

Grbic Restaurant

Grbic Restaurant

Authentic Bosnian dishes such as cabbage rolls stuffed with beef and rice, Balkan–style cevapi sausages, and goulash with paprika sauce

$30 $17

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New Year's Extravaganza with Funny Bone Comedy Show or Admission to Backstreet Jazz & Blues Club (Up to 55% Off)

Backstreet Jazz & Blues Club

Backstreet Jazz & Blues Club

Sip drinks and enjoy live jazz any night of the week or during the New Year’s Extravaganza, which includes breakfast buffet and comedy show

$45 $25

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$12 for $20 Worth of Hot Drinks — Sun Cafe & Market

Sun Cafe

Hyde Park

Try a latte, espresso, loose-leaf tea, or pour-over coffee

$20 $12

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Barbecue and American Food, or an Appetizer and Drink Package for Up to 15 at The Precinct (Up to 41% Off)

The Precinct

The Precinct

Dine on brisket sandwiches, ribs, wings, and burgers; get together some friends to down well drinks and appetizers like hummus and pretzels

$20 $12

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Food for Two or Three at St. Louis Italian Restaurant & Pizza Company (Up to 50% Off)

St. Louis Italian Restaurant & Pizza Company

St. Louis Italian Restaurant & Pizza Company

Start with appetizers such as caesar salad or toasted ravioli, then choose a heaping helping of pasta or a St. Louis–style thin-crust pizza

$20 $11

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$20 for $30 Worth of Greek Cuisine at Momos Ouzaria Taverna

Momo's Ouzaria Taverna

Momos

Greek small plates, known as mezes, including kebabs and gyros

$30 $20

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Japanese Cuisine and Drinks at Mizu Sushi Bar (50% Off)

Mizu Sushi Bar

Downtown St. Louis

New menu features Japanese classics such as salmon teriyaki, shrimp tempura & sushi rolls served in unpretentious industrial-style space

$40 $20

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48% Off Russian Cuisine and Drinks at Astoria Kabob House. Two Options Available.

Astoria Restaurant

St. Louis

Beef stroganoff, chicken Kiev, and traditional Russian stews are served to diners seated in carved wooden chairs

$40 $21

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$22 for $40 Worth of Italian-Mediterranean Dinner at Pan D'Olive

Pan D'Olive

Pan D'Olive

Mediterranean and Californian flavors fuse into delicious suppers in the warm-yet-contemporary dining room

$40 $22

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$30 for $50 Worth of Steakhouse Dining at Mike Shannon's Steaks and Seafood

Mike Shannon's Steaks and Seafood

Mike Shannon's Steaks and Seafood

Baseball history meets an upscale modern vibe at this eatery, where dinners of steak and lobster become memorable moments

$50 $30

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$20 for $30 Worth of Mediterranean Food at Joyia

Joyia

Joyia

Mediterranean kabobs, pizzas, pasta, and small plates at restaurant with live belly-dancing performances

$30 $20

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Modern Latin Fusion Cuisine for Dine-In or Takeout at Flaco’s Cocina (Up to 47% Off)

Flaco's Cocina

Flaco's Cocina

Fresh ceviche, lobster tacos, and giant burritos headline a menu filled with tropical flavors at this colorful Caribbean haven

$30 $16

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Dim Sum and Chinese Cuisine for Dine-In or Carry-Out at LuLu's Seafood Restaurant (Up to 40% Off)

Lu Lu Seafood

Lu Lu Seafood

Peking duck, hot pots simmering with fresh scallops, and handcrafted dim sum on weekends

$20 $12

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Irish and American Pub Food at O’Shay’s Pub (52% Off). Two Options Available.

O’Shay’s Pub

O'Shay's Pub

Diners can dig into American and Irish pub grub, such as house smoked and cured brisket sandwiches, black angus burgers, and shepherds pie

$40 $19

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Hunan-Style Chinese Food at Chinese Noodle Cafe (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Chinese Noodle Cafe

Chinese Noodle Cafe

Taiwanese native compiles award-winning Hunan-style Chinese food including egg rolls and vegetarian dishes

$20 $10

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Soup and Sandwiches at Nora's (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Nora's

Clayton-Tamm

Eatery specializes in fresh salads, soups, and creative sandwiches with meats that are smoked in-house; gluten-free and vegetarian options

$15 $8

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$8.50 for Two Entrees and Drinks at Camille's Sidewalk Café (Up to $18.76 Value)

Camille's Sidewalk Café

Brentwood

At this fast-casual establishment, diners enjoy made-to-order wraps and paninis, salads, flatbread pizzas, and fruit smoothies

$18.76 $8.50

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$14 for $24 Worth of Pizza, Salads, and Sides at Papa Murphy's

Papa Murphy's

Papa Murphy's St. Louis City

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

$24 $14

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Casual Italian Cuisine at Cecil Whittaker's Pizza (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Cecil Whittaker's Pizza

Multiple Locations

Pasta, sandwiches, and famous thin-crust pizzas, including Cecil’s Deluxe, Cecil’s Veggie, and Cecil’s Meat Lover.

$20 $10

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Gourmet Popcorn Bags and Tins at POPtions! Popcorn (50% Off). Two Options Available

POPtions! Popcorn

Ladue

Freshly popped corn kernels in a variety of gourmet flavors ranging from traditional to mojito lime; special lids for the upcoming holidays

$30 $15

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Sunday Brunch at Atomic Cowboy (44% Off)

Atomic Cowboy

Forest Park Southeast

The futuristic Western-themed bar serves Sunday brunch from 10 A.M. until 3 P.M.

$25 $14

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$19 for $30 Worth of Gourmet Italian Groceries and Wine at J. Viviano & Sons

Viviano & Sons

Viviano John and Sons Grocery

Celebrated establishment crafts its own specialty Italian items and stocks trusted brands of pasta, sauces, olive oils, and fine wines

$30 $19

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$10 for $15 Worth of Sandwiches at CJ's Gourmet Deli

CJ's Gourmet Deli

CJ's Gourmet Deli

Gourmet deli sandwiches ranging from a spicy Italian-meat medley to veggie options with cucumber, tomato, and garlic-basil remoulade

$15 $10

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$11 for $20 Worth of Thai Dinner at Thai Kitchen

Thai Kitchen

Maryland Heights

Duck stew noodle soup, pineapple fried rice, spicy frog legs, and yellow-curry noodles

$20 $11

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Hi Tea for Two or $12 for $20 Worth of Tea, Sandwiches, and Desserts at Sisters Tea House

Sisters Tea House

Sisters Tea House and Gift Shop

A historic building welcomes visitors to enjoy elegant sandwiches, desserts, and 20 varieties of tea from around the globe

$20 $12

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Upscale Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner, or Wine Flights and a Starter at Pairings Wine and Dessert Bar (50% Off)

Pairings Wine and Dessert Bar

Saint Louis

Chef uses locally sourced produce to create food paired with a large selection of wine and desserts; serving full lunch and dinner menus

$20 $10

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Standup Comedy at Funny Bone Valley Park (Up to 72% Off)

Funny Bone Valley Park

Funny Bone Valley Park

Sip beverages while watching sets from comedians seen on national TV and on local stages

$37 $16

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$16 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $14 Worth of Mexican Food at Fuzzy's Taco Shop ($28 Total Value)

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Pork-covered nachos, grilled fish and veggie tacos, and enchiladas at a just-opened location of a popular chain

$14 $8

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Beer Tasting, Beer and Appetizers, or Dinner at The Tap Restaurant + Brewery (Up to 47% Off). Four Options Available.

The TAP Restaurant + Brewery

The TAP Restaurant + Brewery

Sample house-brewed beers and take home souvenir glasses, pair draft beer with appetizers, or dig into a four-course pub lunch or dinner

$37.50 $20

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$15 for 20 Chicken Wings and Bucket of Beers at Show-Me's ($27 Value)

Show-Me's St. Charles

Show-Me's

Boned or boneless wings with sauces that include honey mustard, spicy barbecue, and garlic parmesan and more

$27 $15

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The bright-red door outside Three Kings Public House acts as a beacon, summoning guests into the tavern?which was named the Best New Bar in 2011 by the Riverfront Times?for a brew and a bite. Once past the vibrant port, though, diners enter an old-school world dominated by brick and wood decor. Though this aesthetic choice gives the Delmar Loop bar a time-honored vibe, the menu reveals that the kitchen?s vision is focused firmly on the here and now. In fact, to keep their dishes as fresh as possible, chefs use only locally sourced ingredients from nearby Missouri and Illinois farms including Twin County, Heil, and Thies Farms. This conscientious culinary choice adds to the bar's effort to keep its carbon footprint smaller, but it also ensures that each handcrafted pub-style entree?from third-pound burgers to traditional fish 'n' chips and barbecue pulled-pork sliders?arrives at tables bursting with flavor. Chefs also toss out a culinary curveball in the form of their not-so-traditional bar eats, including a soy-protein burger and a filet mignon cut into the shape of each diner?s silhouette. To further enliven Three Kings' eats, meals can be accompanied by a fresh cocktail or any of the "20 craft and locally brewed beers on tap" mentioned by the Riverfront Times. During the warmer months, diners are invited to recline on the outdoor patio; no matter the season, Tuesday and Wednesday nights are dedicated to live musical acts performing on the bar?s built-in stage.
6307 Delmar Blvd
Saint Louis,
MO
US
Though the Midwest isn?t the most obvious locale for modern latin fusion cuisine, Flaco?s Cocina?from patio to downstairs lounge?proves that dishes can still taste authentic in the middle of the country. Everything about the restaurant exudes a latin ambiance, from the giant fish mosaics, painted beach scenes and live music of El Paraiso Lounge to the bright blue walls and red chairs that play calypso music each time a diner stands up. Amid the vibrant dining room, downstairs lounge, and airy patio, guests dig into fajitas, tacos, and quesadillas that teem with seafood, spices, and citrus touches. To complement the spicy eats, margaritas douse tongues with a choice of handpicked tequilas?such as Don Julio Silver, Patron Silver, and Cabo Wabo?which guests can also enjoy at the full bar in the newly opened downstairs El Paraiso Lounge. Sleek hardwood floors run throughout, supporting a stage that plays home to an eclectic lineup of live music. The downstairs area also hosts special events, private parties, holiday celebrations, and salsa lessons on its spacious dance floor. Live music and DJs are an extra fee.
8400 Delmar Blvd.
Saint Louis,
MO
US
Stepping into De Palm Tree Restaurant is like stumbling into a portal and ending up in the Caribbean. Exposed-brick walls give way to decorative support beams that end on a vibrant crimson ceiling, recalling a beachside cabana fanned by ocean breezes. Flecks of culture spread across the walls as well, from a framed collection of Jamaican dollars and a national flag to portraits of Bob Marley and metallic replicas of tribal art. But as in Jamaica, the community at De Palm Tree Restaurant forms around the food. Feasts of fragrant, spicy curries, flaky fish, and hearty bean stews follow frosty glasses of ginger beer and freshly squeezed fruit juices. The menu’s rum cakes, stuffed pastries, seafood, and plantains reflect the lush, tropical landscape of Jamaica, with its abundant fruit trees, teeming oceans, and waving fields of jerk-chicken plants. Well-known dishes such as tender jerk pork or curry chicken anchor the offerings, whereas exotic island delicacies such as akees and saltfish, oxtail stew, or spicy pickled escovitch fish tempt adventurous diners.
8631 Olive Blvd
Saint Louis,
MO
US
Memorialized in paint, ancient Greeks dressed in flowing togas dance beneath the arches on the walls at Momos Ouzaria Taverna. At adjacent tables and pillow-lined booths, dining companions share small plates of Greek cuisine, such as the pan-seared bay scallops in tomato-garlic basil white wine sauce. Other small plates include traditional lamb gyros with feta and tzatziki sauce and grilled shish kababs. The focal point of the main dining area is a flickering fireplace bearing a tile mosaic of a satyr peaking from behind a tree, impatiently waiting for a beautiful sunbathing woman to dive into the river so that he can steal her bowl of hummus. Nearby, bartenders serve drafts and bottles of domestic, imported, and craft brews; mix shakers filled with signature martinis; and decant glasses of ouzo, the traditional Greek liqueur known for its herbal and anise flavors.
630 North and South Rd.
Saint Louis,
MO
US
On weekends between 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., a cart laden with plated dim sum rolls through LuLu's Seafood Restaurant, delivering handcrafted treats such as pork shu mai or spare ribs in black bean sauce. Patrons can also dine on regional Chinese seafood such as live lobsters with ginger and scallions or hot pots simmering with fresh scallops, washing it all back with cocktails, smoothies, and milk tea laden with pearls of tapioca. The opulent crimson-and-gold eatery also houses private karaoke rooms with bottle service where guests can sing in English, Chinese, or Korean.
8224 Olive Blvd,
St. Louis,
MO
US
Touting more than 100 flavors of low-calorie, flavor-packed frozen yogurt, Tutti Frutti earned a feature on CNBC and has continued to expand since opening its first shop in 2007. Inside each store, self-service yogurt machines unleash velvety-soft yogurt into accommodating cups or empty purses. The constantly rotating menu may include flavors such as royal red velvet, refreshing melon, chocolate peanut butter, and multiple hot chocolate offerings. Most flavors fall within the range of 30?40 calories per ounce, are low-fat or fat-free, with dairy-free, soy, kosher, and no-sugar-added concoctions also available. A toppings bar allows eaters to further customize yogurt creations with a spoonful of fresh fruits or a sprinkling of nuts. The flavors contain ample amounts of protein, calcium, and probiotics, known for potential health benefits that may include strengthening immune systems and lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. Tutti Frutti also offers fresh smoothies, Belgian waffles with an array of toppings, hot tea, coffee, and lattes.
687 North and South Road
University City,
MO
US
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