The Dinner Detective


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In a Nutshell

Guests attempt to solve a mystery while dining on a four-course meal

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 2, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Online reservation required at least 7 days in advance. Subject to availability. 7-day cancellation notice or fee up to the Groupon price may apply. Must be 15 or older. Not valid December 2014. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid for beverages. Must use in one visit. Actor gratuity, parking, and drinks not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $116 for two tickets to a murder-mystery dinner show and two commemorative mugs (up to $203.20 value)
  • When: any show of your choice through October 1. Shows are typically held on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Waterfront Hotel
  • Section: general admission
  • Door time: 6:15 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.
  • Click here to view a schedule of upcoming shows.
  • Click here to view the menu.

The Dinner Detective

The Dinner Detective eschews campy costumes and plots for an exciting evening of food-accompanied mystery and paranoia, where actors hide among the diners, playing innocent and making everyone a potential suspect. To solve the crime, guests freely interrogate one another, chivvying out clues about the murderer and determining who has a bloodthirsty look in their eyes. Between dramatic deaths and simulated police involvement, guests dig into four-course meals, washed down with bottomless iced tea, coffee, and drinks from the cash bar. The diner who comes closest to solving the mystery through their snooping goes home with a prize basket to show off to their friends or split with the murderer as per their shadowy conspiracy. Prop guns and gunshot sound effects may be used during the performance.

Customer Reviews

Had a great time out at The Dinner Detective. Highly recommend giving this a chance.
Shaun M. · June 17, 2014
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