A perfect table setting requires pristine linens and polished cutlery, except at off-Broadway restaurants, where waiters set every table in postapocalyptic Vienna. Avoid avant-garde eating with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Mexican Fare
Creative chefs pair up traditional Mexican fare with American flavors in dishes such as the spicy shrimp-and-onion mexican pizza ($11.25), quesadilla grande packed with seasoned mashed potatoes, grilled onion, and bell pepper ($8.75), and soft flour tacos filled with slow-roasted pork grilled with cilantro and onion ($9.75).
Hot Tamale Cafe
Colorful murals depicting desert landscapes cover the walls of Hot Tamale Cafe, creating a casual environment in which to enjoy hundreds of possible Mexican-entree combinations. The menu abounds with sea scallops and shrimp fajitas, generously sized chimichangas, chorizo tacos, and burritos stuffed with seasoned potatoes, avocado, and black beans. Staff also pours 12 varietals of tequila and serves a tempting selection of cervezas, daiquiris, wines, and knock-knock jokes.