by Mar Yvette - 482 Reviews - 150 List
Looking for great restaurant deals in LA? Well, you've come to the right place. Restaurants are slashing prices, giving all of us a chance to get a piece of the half-priced pie. Check out this list of restaurant deals in Los Angeles that let you indulge your cravings without emptying your wallet. (Photo: Malo's delish dollar tacos.)
Updated: September 14, 2010
WEEKDAY RESTAURANT DEAL: This Thai favorite in Hollywood offers a great lunch special from 11am to 3pm on weekdays. For $5 you get an entree, soup or salad, wontons and rice. Try the cashew nut or Kung Pao, Pad Thai or the red, green or yellow curry.
MONDAY RESTAURANT DEAL: You'll forget all about the Monday blues when you head to everyone's favorite Silver Lake eatery for Mexican food. Every Monday night, Malo offers $1-$5 tacos and $6 margaritas. As for those famed chewy chips and salsa? Those are free.
DAILY RESTAURANT DEAL: This easygoing Melrose bistro is where you can get half-priced wine bottles on Mondays. When the weekend rolls around you can enjoy $15 brunch and get tipsy on bottomless champagne and mimosas for $13. Oh, and don't forget the daily prix-fixe menu which includes lunch specials for $8.50 and dinner for $22 (two courses) or $26 (three courses).
DAILY RESTAURANT DEAL: This casual nook just across the street from CBS Studios in LA offers one of the best lunch deals in town. For just $6 you can get a belly-filling lunch like chicken Milanese with arugula salad, grape tomatoes and lemon rosemary oil. For dinner, try the $30 Dinner For Two and BYOB--there's no corkage!
TUESDAY RESTAURANT DEAL: This sleek yet charming little Italian restaurant in Silver Lake offers a delicious three-course meal--think minestrone, chicken Milanese and dessert--every Tuesday for only $18! For just $14 more, add a bottle of Italian wine. You'll love it.
TUESDAY RESTAURANT DEAL: Did somebody say Taco Tuesday? Get $2 tacos with gourmet fillings like grilled lobster, steak, adobo chicken, beer-battered mahi or blackened salmon. With all the money you save you can splurge on their tasty margaritas.
WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY RESTAURANT DEAL: It's all about the Late Summer Sale menu at this popular martini lounge and restaurant. For $23 get one of their famous martinis (or glass of wine or draft beer) with soup or salad and an entree. For just $2 more they'll throw in something sweet (read: lemon bar with fresh berries).
SUNDAY RESTAURANT DEAL: Flash back to the Rat Pack era at this Italian classic for its famed $15 three-course Sunday Night Supper. Perfect for a late weekend date, the simple fare goes well with a bottle of the house Dago red or white wine for just $10, or a Moretti beer for $2.
DAILY RESTAURANT DEAL: This sophisticated Beverly Hills temple to scrumptious Indian food is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and guests are the ones getting the gift. For the rest of 2010, lunch for two is just $25 (including non-alcoholic drink) and dinner is just $25 per person.
WEEKDAY RESTAURANT DEAL: Located at the big Americana at Brand mall, this Katsuya location offers "Pounds and Pitchers." Peel and eat garlic tiger shrimp by the pound with four special dipping sauces and enjoy a pitcher of draft beer for just $20.
DAILY RESTAURANT DEAL: Stop by this swanky Brentwood (or Hollywood) location for the ?Lucky 7? special during happy hour from 5pm-7pm. For $7 dollars you get 7 tastings 7 days a week. Kobe beef sliders, lobster dynamite roll, spicy garlic wings and tuna tacos are just some of the treats.
DAILY RESTAURANT DEAL: This loungey Chinese restaurant at Santa Monica Place offers dining deals whether you're an early bird or a night owl. Monday-Friday from 4pm-7pm, enjoy $3 beers, $5 wine and cocktails, and $5 bites like spare riblets and chicken lettuce cups. If you prefer late-night bites, visit Thursday-Saturday from 11pm-2am for dim sum and then some--shrimp dumplings, steamed pork buns and veggie egg rolls are all under $5, while fancier fare like Maine lobster & prawn pot stickers are priced at $12.