Date Night Deals: Where to eat when you’re on a budget

Date Night Deals: Where to eat when you’re on a budget

Even though it’s cold and snowy outside, the weather shouldn’t keep you from enjoying a romantic night out on the town. And, luckily for us, restaurants around the metro want to keep the romance alive and keep you on budget by offering incredible date night specials all throughout the week.

From Italian and Greek food to greasy American fare and authentic Vietnamese, everyone will find something they love with these date night deals. Grab your better half (or a friend, coworker, or even your mom), bundle up, and get ready to enjoy a delicious and decadent meal that won’t break the bank.

Date Night Deals

Date Night Deals: Where to eat when you’re on a budget


Kincaid’s is offering a delicious 3-course Monday date night meal that you’ll be talking about all week. Settle in their warm and inviting dining room and choose between three different appetizers, two entrees that include their Rock Salt Roasted Prime Rib, Char-Grilled Chop House Burger, and a Grilled Chicken Tortellini, and end your meal with either a Key Lime Pie or Burnt Cream with fresh berries. And of course, you’ll enjoy your meal with a complimentary bottle of red or white wine all for $30 per person.

Kafe 421

It’s not advertised as “Cheap Dinner For Two” for nothing. At Greek-inspired Kafe 421, every Tuesday, $30 will get you and your S.O. each a salad, a pasta entree that involves a difficult choice between delicious dishes such as Shrimp Santorini, Tortellini Carbonara, Butternut Squash Ravioli, and Blackened Salmon Fettuccine, all to end the meal with a dessert to share.

Bryant-Lake Bowl

Escape the Monday slump and extend your weekend by going to Monday date night at Bryant-Lake Bowl. For only $28 per couple you’ll get to devour two special entrees, one bottle of wine or two tap beers each, and here’s the kicker, one round of bowling. They know how to do date night right.


Head downtown Minneapolis to bustling Nicollet Mall for a casual night out at the Lowbrow. They are all about the savory and filling foods offering burgers, beer, reubens, melts, and other rich dishes. Date night is Tuesdays at the Lowbrow where they offer two dinners, two drinks, and one dessert to share from 6pm—10pm for only $35.

Red Stag Supperclub

The Red Stag is one of the favorite haunts in Northeast Minneapolis using local and organic foods as much as possible to create amazing and delicious dishes like their 12 oz Tomahawk Pork Chop or their House Made Linguini. Come Tuesday night for their date night deal where from 5pm—10pm you can enjoy either a bottle of wine or a few beers, two entrees, and a dessert all for only $36 per couple.

Ngon Vietnamese Bistro

A new take on Vietnamese cuisine, Ngon Vietnamese Bistro combines French and Vietnamese food using fresh, local, and sustainable ingredients. You and your beau can come experience the unique flavor at Ngon on Wednesday evenings from 5pm—9pm and get two traditional entrees, a dessert to share, and a bottle of wine for only $40.

Pizza Nea

No one can argue with pizza. Guaranteed to make all parties happy, Pizza Nea features the delicious and classic Neapolitan style pizzas from the traditional Margherita to specialty pies like the Capricciosa with portabellas, prosciutto, and sausage, or the Siciliana with prosciutto, capers, olives, garlic, and more. Come Wednesday for date night and savor two pizzas, two glasses of wine or beer, and choose between either a fresh salad or a tasty dessert to share, all for $40.

With these date night deals, it will be easy to keep the magic alive and still have enough cash left over to keep the night going with a movie, a concert, or really, to save up for next week’s date night dinner.

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