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Sibling to the drinks deal page, this one covers weekly comfort food specials. Heart symbols note favorite deals.

Note: Deals can change, places can close, I sometimes make mistakes, so it’s always eater beware!


XL | Half-price steaks.

Blue Frog | Buy one, get one free burgers from 4 PM.

Q Mex | Half-price burritos from 5 PM.

Luga’s Villa | Half-price pizzas from 5 PM.

In & Out: Half-price food (not drinks) for those who surrender their phones for the meal’s duration. Tun San Li Mall (across from Workers Stadium North) and Sanlitun Embassy branches.

De Refter | Get any bao and a glass of Tennent’s lager or Lindemans Kriek for 元58, 6 PM-9 PM

Groovy Schiller’s | Half-price pasta, 6 PM-12 AM

Q Mex Taqueria | Half-price burritos, 5 PM-close


♥ XL | Half-price burgers. Blue cheese, chili, All-Star—all good. From 元34 with discount.

Q Mex | Half-price pizzas. The nacho pizza mixes two tasty comfort foods. From 5 PM. Happy hour to 9 PM.

 Gung Ho Pizza | Buy one, get one free pizzas. Dine-in only..

♥ Groovy Schiller’s | All food half-price! Meat platters, sausage burgers, pork knuckles and more. 6 PM to midnight.

♥ Sand Pebbles | 15 kuai tacos with handmade tortillas. Choice of two salsas from half-dozen options. Pair with 6 Coronas for rmb120. 5 PM-10 PM.

Luga’s Villa | Half-price steaks, from 5 PM.

Q Mex Taqueria | Half-price tacos, 5 PM-close


♥  The Local |Three-kuai chicken wings. Buffalo is best. With drink purchase and minimum 10-wing order. 4 PM to 10 PM. Happy hour, 2 PM to 8 PM.

♥ Groovy Schiller’s | Half-price burgers, 6 PM-12 AM. Try the sausage burger.

Q Mex | Half-price nachos. Try the chorizo-topped ones. Happy hour to 9 PM.

Joe’s Bar & Grill | 元45 burgers, 4 PM to 1 AM

Luga’s Villa | Half-price tacos from 5 PM.

Gung Ho! | Half-price wings. In store and delivery.

XL | Half-price Spanish pork ribs

Q Mex Taqueria | Half-price Habanero chicken and Uruguayan sirloin, 5 PM-close


Groovy Schiller’s | Half-price German food, including pork knuckles. 6 PM-12 AM

Q Mex | Half-price habaneros chicken, steaks and ribs, from 5 PM.

The Local | 10 pieces of fried chicken, four Buffalo wings, four sauces for 元100. Another 元100 for a pitcher of cocktails. 4 PM to 10 PM.

Arrow Factory | Buy one sandwich, get second at half-price. 6 PM-10 PM.


Caravan | Free flow of couscous. 元85 from 11 AM.


K’s Kitchen / Mokihi | Buy one, get one steak night.

Groovy Schiller’s | Half-price sausage dishes, 6 PM-12 AM

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TRB | Both Temple Restaurant Beijing and TRB Forbidden City have three-course lunch menus for 元198. Diners select from the “Be Picky, Be Choosy” menu. Monday to Friday, from 11:30 AM.

♥ Migas
| 元95 get you an appetizer, main and dessert (three choices each), plus 元25 for a glass of wine. Nali Patio, Monday to Friday, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Sample menu here.

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Niajo | Get an appetizer (three options) a main (three options) and a dessert, plus a wine, beer soft drink, coffee or tea, for 元118. New menu weekly. Nali Patio, Monday to Friday, 11:30 AM-3:30 PM. See sample menu here and writeup here.

Bitapitta | Set lunches from 元55 to 元70. The ‘Middle East Experience’ gets you soup or taboulah, ten ‘mezze’ dishes and soft drink for 元65. The pitta sandwich set with drink is 元55. Monday to Friday, 11 AM to 2:30 PM. Menu here.

Brasserie Flo | Options start at 元148 for three courses—starter, main and dessert—plus coffee or tea. (10 percent service charge makes it 元163.) Weekdays.

Gung Ho | All-you-can-eat pizza and salad, plus soft drinks, for 元59. Kids eat for 元29. Sanlitun and Lido shops. Daily, 11:30 PM to 2 PM.

Mosto | Choose an appetizer and main—eight options each—for 元95, add a dessert for 元15. Monday to Friday, 11:30 to 2:30 PM

The Local | 元45 pasta sets, 元65 chorizo burger sets, 元200 pizza sets (feeds three to four people). Weekdays, 11 AM-3 PM.

Arrow Factory | Free soft drink, sparkling water or juice with any salad, sausage meal, sandwich or quiche. Upgrade drink to coffee for 元10, to beer for 元25.

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