Restaurant Week 2022 officially kicks off May 5 and with more than 60 participating restaurants, it’s the biggest foodie extravaganza yet. And while we hope you are as overly ambitious as we are to indulge in as many of these meals as possible, if you are balling on a budget or simply can’t eat out 6x a day (#goals), we’ve narrowed down some of the best deals and steals for two.
Whether it’s date night, a lunch date, or a mid-afternoon snack, grab your favorite person, gal pal or girlfriend and discover something new for $10, $20, or $30. Who knows, you may even find your new favorite hangout spot.
Looking to try something new? If you’ve never been to Elsa’s Greek Grill, their $30 deal is perfect for sharing. Sample all of their different kebabs with a Kebab sampler, and pair that with two sides, two desserts, and two drinks for a fantastic discount date night.
If you’re looking for Cajun food in downtown Beaumont, Cracklin’ Kings on Neches Street has a deal perfect for two. You’ll get one appetizer to share, two cravable creole pasta dishes, and two drinks for just $30. You can get there via Beaucycle or Bird Scooter and check out the murals while you’re down there.
If you haven’t had the opportunity to try Southeast Texas’s first rooftop bar yet, now’s your chance. Pour09 Rooftop and Bar’s dishing up the perfect pairing with a $30 deal that includes two of their fabulous house cocktails or house wines, two pizzas, and one ice cream sandwich for dessert.
You still have a few months to take advantage of crawfish season and there’s no better place than at Juju’s Crawfish Shack, who is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. A longtime staple, you can get 4 lbs of tasty, fresh crawfish for just $20. And don’t forget to check-in to the FREE Cajun Trail while you’re there! You always have the opportunity to earn prizes and swag for sampling our local cuisine and eating local.
Looking for a great date night or happy hour over in the West End? Lacuna Tequila Bar is offering $20 deal that includes a plate of nachos to share and two draft beers or margaritas. As Southeast Texas’s first tequila bar, they have gained a cult following for their creative craft cocktails and authentic Mexican bites.
Head on over to any of the three Rao’s locations on Calder, Dowlen, and Mid-County for a morning meetup. For just $10, you can grab two baby cheesecakes and two 16 oz drip coffees. That’s what we call starting the day right.
Are you on the hunt to try a new restaurant during Restaurant Week? One of the newest in the area is Texas Star Bar and Grill, who is offering a $10 appetizer sampler to try a variety of their apps. It’s a great chance to test the waters with this new Southeast Texas eatery without the hefty price tag.