By Jim Boyce | It’s Tuesday at 5 PM, you’re thirsty and hungry, and on a budget. Beside the usual happy hours—see these two dozen-plus options—here are eight Tuesday-specific food and drink deals in our fair city.
If you aren’t already still mowing through a stockpile a buy one, get one free Gung Ho salads from their Monday deal, get over to their Sanlitun, Shuangjing, Lido shops for the same on pizza. In-store dining only. And check out the smoked pork pizza.
I’ve written much about the beauty of the burgers at XL Bar & Restaurant, just off Xindong Road. From the chili to the blue cheese to the massive ‘All-Star’, these creations by Chef Song are all delicious and all half-price from 4 PM on Tuesdays. Most weigh in at 元34-元44 with discount. Good fries, too.
Back to pizza: Q Mex is known for its Tex-Mex and Cal-Mex comfort food but the pizzas are top-notch, too. Try the thin-crust nacho or the ham and mushroom. Pizzas are half-price, with most around 元35 after discount, on Tuesdays from 5 PM.
After 20 years near Liangma River, Groovy Schiller’s was forced to close by the authorities last year but has since re-emerged in the former Nearby the Tree. And it’s added a half-price Tuesday food deal that covers sausage, schnitzel and more. From 6 PM to midnight.
Luga’s Villa has weekly specials on everything from tacos to burritos. That includes half-price steaks on Tuesdays from 5 PM.
8-BIT has an extended happy hour on Tuesdays, with 元15 Asahi, 元30 Arrow draft, 元35 classic cocktails and lots more. From 6 PM to 2 AM.
Every town needs a few “Taco Tuesdays” and the new Ron Mexico venue provides. Get 元10 tacos, including beef short rib, Buffalo chicken and other options, 7 PM to 11 PM.
And CHEERS has ‘ladies night’ on Tuesdays. A free bottle of bubbly per group of 4 women. In-store imbibing only.