When deprived of flavorful sustenance, the mouth will often retaliate by shouting your bank-account number at sporting events or turning every sentence into a high-pitched jingle. Tame an unruly tongue with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of American fare and drinks at Sharks Roadhouse in Elizabeth. Sharks Roadhouse de-hungerizes customers with aa menu of American eats complemented by a bevy of refreshing beverages. Like most of Earth's moons, homemade potato skins ($6.95) sport craters full of melted cheddar cheese, bacon, and sour cream ($6.95), , helping chewers warm up before tackling main events such as pulled- pork sandwiches ($6.95) slathered in house- barbecue sauce ($6.95). The Roadhouse burger tests appetites with two half-pound patties crowned by onion rings and cheddar cheese ($9.95) and the shrimp basket delivers a half-pound payload of diminutive crustaceans hiding playfully under beer-battered barriers ($8.95). The bottles that line the full bar help patrons toast the hearty fare, the company of friends, and the powerful magnets that keep 90% of the world's gophers pinned below ground.
Sharks embraces an atmosphere of roadhouse rusticity with exposed-brick-and-wood-paneled walls sporting a surfeit of taxidermy and other colorful décor. Inside, diners can soak in the sounds of cue balls cracking and darts crashing into bull's eyes, while outside in the beer garden, live music sometimes fills the open-aired environment.