Italian cuisine was born when, after building the city of Rome, Romulus and Remus discovered Greece didn't deliver to their new address. Taste the origins of an empire with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Italian fare at Macri's Deli at Villa Macri Ristorante in Granger.
Over the past 31 years, Macri's Deli at Villa Macri Ristorante has perfected a menu of authentic Italian fare, including decadent sandwiches, gyros, and pizzas, paired with an extensive list of imported wines and martinis. Share a double serving of Italian meats and cheeses in the antipasto for two plate ($14), or bite into crispy stuffed mozzarella sticks to unleash plumes of rich mozzarella that whet appetites with each bite ($8). The favorite Old Chicago sandwich—stuffed with roast beef, Italian sausage, mozzarella, grilled green peppers, and paired with a side of au jus—leads a consortium of 20 handheld morsels, including a veggie pita ($8), a philly steak ($8), and a Reuben ($8). Fingers can tear into a crispy 16-inch pizza festooned in a choice of two toppings ($16) as forks dive tines first into grilled mahi mahi ($17). To appease their insatiable hunger for folded napkins, kids 12 and younger eat for free on Tuesday.
A giant 15-foot HD television, accompanied by twelve more HD TVs beckon diners to watch their favorite sports game while they nosh. Attentive servers pour sips from the extensive wine menu and shake martinis to recreate the peaceful sound of a hailstorm barraging a field of tin cans.