What You'll Get
People eat three times a day to prevent mouthy mouths from brashly blurting out their distaste for the rest of the digestive system. Today's Groupon prevents inner-system quarreling by subduing chatty cheeks with crafty café eats: for $11, you get $25 worth of pizza and more at Hi-Tone Café. The kitchen is open from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. daily at this live music venue, and Groupon holders who stay later than 9 p.m. will be asked to pay a cover to support one of Memphis's hardworking bands. At least one food item must be included in your purchase; this deal is not valid for brunch.
Providing a stage for bands of roaming musicians to ply their melodic wares, Hi-Tone Café also feeds hordes of Memphis's hungry with its wide-ranging menu. Start things off with a Middle Eastern staple, hummus and a handmade pita ($4), or go for the gustatory gold of upstate New York with nine hot wings plus celery and carrots ($7). Six-ounce burgers ($6) use beef from local Neola Farms, except for the handmade veggie burger, which eschews meats both domestic and foreign for oats, veggies, soy, and sesame. The New York–style cheese pizza (slice $2.50/small $9.50/large $12.50) pays homage to sewer-dwelling, martial-arts-competent teenage reptiles whose genetic mutations make pizza their only digestible option, while eclectic topping posses grace the varied house specialty pizzas (slice $4/small $13/large $16). The barbecue pizza puts grilled chicken or pulled pork in barbecue sauce instead of marinara, and the Greek pie is comprised of eggplant, artichoke, roasted red peppers, and feta cheese. Toppings ($.50 per topping for a slice/$1 per topping for a small/ $2 per topping for a large) such as bacon and Roma tomato can be annexed and terminated at will, unlike tenancy on Russia's first mandatory moon colony.
The Hi-Tone Café deftly combines kitchen proficiency with a cozy and social atmosphere ideal for screening potential roommates, significant others, and life coaches over savory pies and drinks.
This Groupon is valid for dine-in only.
Fifteen Yelpers give Hi-Tone Café a four-star average. Frommer's gives the eatery a "very highly recommended" rating, and 90% of Urbanspooners like it. The spot was also featured on the Dining With Monkeys blog.
- I had no complaints--the service was good, the food was yummy and reasonably priced... – Stacey Greenberg, Dining With Monkeys
- They have cheap drinks and surprisingly good food (the pizza is great; the cheese fries are sinful). – Mark W., Yelp
- The service is great! The food is great! We love this place!!! – Julie, Urbanspoon
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2010. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 add'l as gifts. Limit 1 per table, 2 per table of 4 or more. Valid Mon–Sun 5 p.m.–9 p.m. only. Must buy a food item. Not valid with other offers. Valid for dine-in only. Tax & gratuity not included. Must redeem in 1 visi Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.