Dining out is a good thing. And it gets even better when deals are involved. From brunch to appetizers to full meals, from casual bar food to high-end tasty treats, these seven restaurants should keep your tummy—and your wallet—happy the rest of the summer!
Wine Cellar Restaurant has won a myriad of awards including Best Outdoor Dining, Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Fine Dining and Best Casual Restaurant. They have a few deals going on right now. Thursday night is $5 Martini Night from 5–8 p.m., and parties of 6 get a free cheese fondue. With Sunday brunch (10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.), the fresh fruit and homemade pastry buffet is complimentary with a brunch entrée. Monday and Tuesday are free corkage night (one per table). And during Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4–6 p.m., you can enjoy $3 draft beers, $5 wines-by-the-glass and 25 percent off certain appetizers.
Willow Street serves more than pizza, and that includes these entrée specials offered five days a week, each for around $11. Wood fired fish tacos are up on Sunday; mac & cheese, pancetta optional is Monday’s special; on Tuesday, enjoy sautéed lemon chicken breast with garlic mashed potatoes and almond broccoli; Wednesday is home-cookin’ night with buttermilk fried chicken breast, mashed potatoes, almond broccoli and gravy; and on Thursday, dig into hearty beef and mild Italian sausage lasagna served with garlic cheese bread.
, including some fun parties and great specials. Every Wednesday after 8 p.m., all service industry employees (bring your most current pay stub) receive two for one on the first drink order. From 4 p.m.-2 a.m., you’ll find special pricing on all well drinks and draft and bottled beers. Bar food specials include $5 jumbo wings, $4 bowls of tater tots and $2 street tacos.
Fiesta Fridays bring a Baja Cantina Patio Party with happy hour from 4-8 p.m., fishbowl margaritas, $4 and $5 margaritas and special cantina food.
This restaurant with its “casual crowd and classy cuisine” has a prime rib dinner special every Sunday for $29, which includes your choice of two sides. Those choices are ... (drum roll) steak fries, brown rice, mac & cheese, creamed spinach, asparagus and roasted cauliflower.
If you’re a night owl, head over to C.B. Hannegan's for some great late-night deals. For the month of August, Sunday through Thursday, drink specials include Sparkplugs (vanilla vodka, Kahlua and espresso) for $6.50, Pink Flamingos for $4, Pabst Blue Ribbon beer for $3 and house wine for $4. The late-night special on Friday and Saturday are three tacos or a healthy size plate of nachos for $5.
This longtime Los Gatos restaurant has a great Saturday special from noon to 5 p.m.: buy any combo plate and get a second one for free (one per table). And every Wednesday, kids eat free—one child per adult entrée ordered.
And last, but certainly not least, if you’re out for a stroll on Saturday afternoon in downtown Los Gatos, stop by Restaurant James Randall and enjoy Happy Hour from 3-5 p.m. with especially priced appetizers, wine, beer and cocktails in their new lounge.
Buon appetito, amici!