Phoenix area restaurants salute veterans on Veteran’s Day

I’ve met a few veterans in my travels and in addition to loving the red, white and blue they love to eat. On Veteran’s Day, Saturday November 11th several Phoenix area restaurants are saluting active and retired military personnel with discounted or free food. Here is a list of who and what is being offered.

Fired Pie

In support of veterans both active and retired, Fired Pie will be offering a free entrée to all vets who show their ID or are in uniform.

Miracle Mile Deli

All veterans both active and retired will receive 10% off their purchase by letting Miracle Mile Deli know they are a veteran at the register.

Miracle Mile Deli has been a staple in the Valley for 68 years. The locally owned restaurant is at 4433 N. 16th Street in Phoenix.

Famous Dave’s BBQ

Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que in Phoenix would like to thank all former and current Military personnel for their dedication and commitment to our country by offering a FREE “Two Meat Salute.” Hours are 11 am to 11 pm.

The “Two Meat Salute” is a choice of two different meats, including St Louis-Style Ribs, Georgia Chopped Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, Country-Roasted or barbeque Chicken, Traditional or Boneless Chicken Wings, Southside Rib Tips, Hot Link Sausage, Chicken Tenders or Beer-Battered Cod, served with a Corn Bread Muffin and a choice of one side.

To find one of the 4 Phoenix area Famous Dave’s BBQ near you click here.

Original Breakfast House

Original Breakfast House is honoring those who serve and have served. Veterans and Active Duty members eat free from the menu below or take $11 off any menu item.

There will be live music outside, along with free donuts and coffee. November 11 will be a real party at Original Breakfast House!

Cajun Andouille sausage and cheddar scramble  11.50                        Pork Chops and Eggs  11.50                                                                       Machaca Scramble  11.50                                                                                  Pulled Pork Hash and Eggs  11.50                                                                               Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes  9.95

Original Breakfast House is at 13623 N 32nd St, Phoenix

Dave & Buster’s

 In the bustling heart of Tempe Marketplace is Dave & Buster’s who will be offering all active and retired veterans a 10% off discount when they show ID when making the purchase.

Luci’s Urban Concepts

In honor of Veteran’s Day, each one of Luci’s Urban Concepts will be offering 10% off any purchase at all locations to veterans who are in uniform or show proof of id.

Luci’s Urban Concepts includes Luci’s Healthy Marketplace which is at 1590  Bethany Home Road and  a couple of miles away Pomelo at The Orchard at 7100 North 12th Street, Phoenix.

Veteran's Day
Photo courtesy of Steve Shankman

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is honoring this day with 15% for all vets and military personnel. This offer is valid 11/10 and 11/11. Use the link to find a Grimaldi’s near you.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

This year, the burger joint will offer its best deal yet – a free burger to military veterans. This offer will be available to those who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. Find a Hopdoddy near you.

Organ Stop Pizza

Enjoy a free concert to celebrate and honor our veterans, with an emphasis on patriotic music, (other Organ Stop fan favorites will be played also) and a demonstration/explanation of OSP’s Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ.

*No food service will be offered other than beverages and ice cream and they will be available to purchase at current menu pricing.

Organ Stop Pizza only accepts cash/checks. No debit/credit cards accepted.
1:30pm – 3:00pm, doors open at 1:15pm on Veteran’s Day, Saturday, Nov 11
Organ Stop Pizza, 1149 E. Southern Ave., Mesa

 

Cider Corps

The new cidery in Mesa will be holding an open house on Veteran’s Day. Here is the link to my October post with the details.

 

 

Where to take dad on Father’s Day if he’s a foodie

If your father is like my father then time spent with him will probably involve food. Whether he is a vegan(not mine), prefers a burger or a pizza, breakfast, lunch or dinner, beer or wine these Phoenix area restaurants will be taking care of your father on Father’s Day on June 18th.

Father's Day
Photo courtesy of Char Kitchen + Bar

Nook Kitchen

Dads will receive any draft beer for just $2 with the purchase of any pizza. Draft beer is regularly $5-$7.

Chompie’s

Dads get a free slice of Chompie’s signature Black and White Tuxedo Cake (valued at $5.99) with the purchase of an entrée.

Flanny’s – Happy Hour Offered All Day 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

$5 Hummus                                                                                                                         $5 Cheese Quesadilla                                                                                                    $5 Fried Pickles                                                                                                                 $7 Cheese Burger Sliders                                                                                            $7 Buffalo Chicken Sliders                                                                                          $2 off all Drafts and Cans                                                                                            $5 House Wines

24 Carrots-Vegan

Biscuits and Gravy Plate  12 Coconut butter biscuits, walnut-mushroom gravy, sautéed greens, veggie- chickpea scramble

Veggie Breakfast Sandwich  10.95 vegan omelet, roasted sweet potato, chipotle aioli, 24C bacun, tomato, onion & spinach

Caramel Machiatto Pancakes  10 fluffy pancakes, medjool-tahini caramel drizzle, coffee syrup GF option

Father's Day
Photo courtesy of Chompie’s

Carvalho’s Brazilian Kitchen –Brazilian Steak Combo

12 Oz. Picanha Grelhada (grilled culotte steak) plus Brazilian Beer or Caipirinha, or a non-alcoholic Brazilian beverage for $23. Includes grilled pineapple, Brazilian potato salad or black beans and rice. 

Tavern Americana- Penny beers with purchase of an entree    Seared 10oz Filet Mignon | Herbed Butter | Mashed Potatoes | Roasted Mushrooms  | Red Wine Cream Sauce | Charred Asparagus | $21                                                                                                                                       Any burger with choice of fries or salad  $10                                               Any one topping pizza (additional toppings with be regular charge)  $5.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar- Juicy Lucy burger til June 20th.                     Just in time for dad’s big day, the Juicy Lucy features a fresh ground Angus beef patty stuffed with melted Tillamook Cheddar and topped with a second slice of cheddar along with black pepper aioli and caramelized onions

Photo courtesy of Crvalho’s Brazilian Kitchen

Char Kitchen + Bar                                                                                                      The Mediterranean Cowboy Burger $14, is an 8 Oz. grass fed Angus beef patty topped with Harissa BBQ sauce, crumbled gorgonzola cheese and fried onion rings with a chipotle ranch schmear, served on a challah roll with a side.

Char will also be serving a 14 oz. Angus Ribeye steak topped with blue cheese and chive butter and served with scalloped potatoes and roasted vegetables for $35.

Rusconi’s American Kitchen- Special menu for $44                         Starter (choice of)
key west shrimp and red pepper grits
local linguica sausage, cured tomato, roasted corn jus
sweet potato roasted corn bisque
shaved san joaquin gold and mild fresno chili

white truffle scented mac-n-cheese
white truffle cream, san joaquin gold

Entree
pecan wood grilled prime flatiron steak
Amish blue cheese, roasted cornbread pudding, wilted spinach, pequillo tapenade
includes glass of chef’s choice red or white wine or draft beer

Dessert
dark chocolate bread pudding
vanilla sauce, berries and salted caramel

LDV Wine Gallery                                                                                                           On Father’s Day, dads will receive 25% off LDV Winery Petite Sirah (by the glass, by the bottle, or by the truckload)!

Thirsty Lion Gastropub                                                                                      Thirsty Lion offers half price beer flights on Father’s Day. For only $5, choose six of the over 24 beers and ciders on tap for your beer flight samples.  

Fired Pie Pizza                                                                                                                   All day long on, all Fired Pie locations are offering a buy one entrée get one free for dads on Father’s Day! Dine-in only.

Organ Stop Pizza- All you can eat pizza buffet and salad plus unlimited soft drinks

Adults $12.00 (including tax)
Kids 3-9 $10.00 (including tax

Beer, Wine and Ice Cream available for purchase at an additional charge. 

Tickets are available online or you can purchase them in the restaurant gift shop.  ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED

Doors open @ approximately 11:15
Music begins @ approximately 11:45
Lunch concludes @ approximately 1:00

Lunch will consist of an all-you-can-eat buffet with prepared garden salads (with your choice of dressing).

 

 

 

 

Update: Family Fun & Date Night pizza meal deals at Organ Stop Pizza extended thru October 31st

Update: These deals have been extended through October 31st.

Mesa’s Organ Stop Pizza has been a favorite of pizza lovers way before it became cool to serve pizza in the Phoenix area, 45 years to be exact. Thru the end of September they are offering 2 pizza meal deals, 1 for Date Night, the other for Family Fun.

Photo courtesy of Organ Stop Pizza
Photo courtesy of Organ Stop Pizza

Date night deal

When it’s just the 2 of you, you can get 1 Small Pizza with unlimited toppings, 1 Appetizer and 1 Pitcher of a Soft Drink for only $14.99! Want to up-size to a medium pizza, you can for only $19.99!

family Fun meal deal

On the nights when cooking for the family isn’t going to happen Organ Stop has 2 Large Pizzas with unlimited toppings, 2 Appetizers and 2 Pitchers of Soft Drink for only $44.99!

The nation’s largest pipe organ

Diners are entertained by Organ Stop’s professional organist on the countries largest Wurlitzer pipe organ playing everything from classical to classic rock on a nightly basis.

In addition to pizza Organ Stop Pizza also serves pasta, a salad bar, ice cream along with beer and wine and only accepts cash or check but has an ATM is in the lobby.

Organ Stop Pizza is at 1149 East Southern Avenue in Mesa, AZ 85204 (SW corner of Southern/Stapley). (480) 813-5700 http://www.organstoppizza.com

Father’s Day restaurant deals around the Phoenix area

Fathers Day

If your father is like mine he would prefer to be eating out surrounded by family rather than getting more stuff. If that’s the case here is a list of restaurants around the Phoenix area to take your dear old dad next Sunday June 19th no matter what kind of food he likes.

Eklectic Pie
Dads can enjoy a free order of freshly baked breadsticks or a dessert pizza with purchase.
Dine in only. Limit one per family. Both locations 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

1859 South Stapley Drive. Mesa
480-207-1613

2990 East Germann Road. Chandler
480-855-7342
eklecticpie.com

Marcellino Ristorante
A 16 oz Boneless Rib Eye, Veal Chop, Filet Mignon or Baby Lamb Chops, grilled to perfection
Served with potatoes and Chef’s seasonal vegetables.
As a special treat, we’ll serve Dad our delectable, homemade tiramisu for dessert. Starting at 5:00pm $38.95

7114 E. Stetson Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-990-9500
www.marcellinoristorante.com

Tavern Americana
Dad will receive 50% off his entrée (with purchase of another entrée)! Starting at 10am
In addition the following features will be offered:

Local Arizona sausage platter, grilled corn on the cob, country potato salad, $16
Barnyard burger- Niman ranch beef burger, pulled pork, fried egg, avocado, with a honey chipotle honey aioli served on a grilled pretzel bun. Served with beer battered onion rings. $15
Prime Rib- 13 oz prime rib , baked potato (loaded, grilled asparagus , au jus, $26

Also $1 beers (limit 1) for dad when they come in with family!

Address: 20469 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale
Phone:(480) 502-6740
urbantaverngroup.com

Rusconi’s American Kitchen
A special offering just for Fathers staring at 5pm for $44.00 ++

Starter (choice of one):
White truffle scented mac-n-cheese – white truffle cream, san joaquin gold
Boneless short ribs – with vanilla scented potato puree, ancho chili chocolate sauce
Chilled avocado and spicy cucumber soup – with gulf shrimp, cilantro and coconut

Entrée:
Pecan wood grilled 12 ounce aged rib eye of beef – with green chile risotto and agave glazed carrots
Includes glass of wine – Chef’s choice of red or white wine

Dessert:
Dark chocolate bread pudding – with vanilla sauce, berries and salted caramel

10637 N. Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85028
480-483-0009
rusconiskitchen.com

Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen
All locations will be serving up Fajitas specials to dine in or take home. Dining in all day with Fajitas $9.99, normally $16.99.
Take home Fiesta platter $49.99 or Taco Platter $59.99
For a location near you www.macayo.com

Organ Stop Pizza
Father’s Day Musical Luncheon
All you can eat pizza buffet and salad plus unlimited soft drinks Beer, Wine and Ice Cream available for purchase at an additional charge.
Tickets are available online or you can purchase them in the restaurant gift shop. ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASE IS REQUIRED. 11:30 am – 1pm

Lunch will consist of an all-you-can-eat buffet with prepared garden salads (with your choice of dressing) and the following 4 pizzas:

Cheese
Pepperoni
Combination
Hawaiian Special
DAIRY FREE Dietary Option:
Ham, Roast Beef, Turkey, or Submarine Sandwich (without cheese)

GLUTEN FREE Dietary Option:
Ham or Turkey Wrap (with Gluten Free Tortilla or lettuce), with or without cheese
Our full “Regular” food menu (appetizers, pasta, etc.) WILL NOT be available.
To streamline and serve a large group quickly, special orders WILL NOT be available.
Because of this and the special handling process, Gluten-Free Pizzas WILL NOT be available.
Beer, Wine and Ice Cream will be available for a la carte purchase.

1149 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ
480-813-5700 ext 945
www.organstoppizza.com

Drexyl
Fathers receive 50% off any entrée. Limit one per father, may not be combined with other discounts. Available on Father’s Day only. 11:00 am to 6:00 pm

8877 N. Scottsdale Rd.
(Located at Shops Gainey Village)
Call for reservations 480-840-1861
Drexylusa.com

The Market Restaurant + Bar by Jennifer’s
$50/person++ 9am-3pm
Pre Fixe
The Wedge
butter lettuce + bacon + colored cherry tomatoes
+ Crow’s Dairy herbed feta + avocado + chives + garlic red wine vinaigrette (GF)

Select One

Prime Rib
horseradish crème + roasted garlic & thyme aus jus
twice backed potato + bacon + chive
green beans + shallots + lemon
Arizona Cut (16oz): add $10

or

Baby Back Ribs
chipotle bbq + molasses baked beans
corn bread + poblano butter

Sundae
vanilla ice cream + chocolate sauce + whipped cream + candied pecans + cherry

3603 E. Indian School Rd., Ste. A
Phoenix
602-626-5050
themarketphx.com