Dining out provides a pleasant escape for homeowners and a relaxing respite for kitchens, allowing pots to soak away stress in the sink and cookbooks to peaceably dog-ear pages. Spell hardworking Betty Crockers with today's Groupon to Ashland Midtown Pub, located in historic midtown Mobile. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get $30 worth of eclectic bar fare during dinner.
- For $7, you get $15 worth of eclectic bar fare during lunch.
This relaxed neighborhood eatery rounds out a multifaceted menu of hearty, comforting cuisine with specialty beers and imported wines to fill bellies and please palates. Lunchtime loungers may partake of specially selected combinations, such as the Small Bite, a small salad and one cheesy breadstick portioned for dainty nibblers ($5.95), or the AMP Bite, two slices of pizza and a salad sized for more grizzlyish appetites ($8.25). Dinnertime diners can rev internal engines with four-cheese-encrusted breadsticks ($7.50) before merging into mouthfuls of a main course. Sandwich selections include the meatball po' boy ($8.75), and specialty pizzas sport offerings such as the Tragically Hip, a delectably world-wearied crust topped with blended red and white sauce, Canadian bacon, sherried mushrooms, and gorgonzola ($17.95 for 12"). Of-age diners can alleviate midmeal mouth dryness with a glass of wine or opt to adopt a sippable selection from the revolving beer board featuring brews including Ellies Brown Ale ($5) and Sea Dog Wild Blue ($4). Pull up a chair in the green-hued dining room to share a snack with your sweetie or squabble over the last fry with your left hand.
Ashland Midtown Pub
Nestled in the heart of historic midtown Mobile, Ashland Midtown Pub catches the eyes of passersby with its pleasant open-air patio before ensnaring them with the irresistible wafting aromas of cheesy breadsticks, roasted garlic, and freshly baked pizzas and calzones. Once inside, guests perch upon cushy barstools, surrounded by colorful canvases and plates of piping-hot lasagna or fillets of ahi tuna and flaky blackened grouper. Diners polish off feasts of po’ boys or basil-and-bacon-crowned pizzas with frosty draft brews at the rustic, knotty-pine bartop. As they sup on meals of upscale pizzeria cuisine, patrons dance to the tunes of live musicians or enjoy the interior's fresh, clean air thanks to the pub's no-smoking and no-rudimentary-steam-engine policies.