Too hot to grill this Labor Day weekend? Don't worry, we have you covered with food and drink deals at bars and restaurants around Phoenix.
This year, Labor Day falls on Monday, Sept. 3, but many places offer discounts throughout the holiday weekend. Some also give veterans a special thank-you for their service.
The camping-theme restaurant is offering specials from 10 a.m. to close Sept. 1-3, including 22-ounce Coors Light tin cups for $4; bourbon cocktails for $7; a Southwestern hot dog with fries for $10; and the RV burger, a double beef patty with all the fixings plus fries, for $12. First responders and veterans get their first drink for a penny.
Details: 6107 N. Seventh St. Phoenix. 480-750-0506, campsocial.com.
Rott n’ Grapes
Get $5 off your $25 bill or $10 off $50 on Sept. 3.
Details: 4750 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. 602-888-1667, rottngrapes.com.
Fox Restaurant Concepts
E-bites Club members will get an e-mail offer for 25 percent off their bill at Fox restaurants on Sept. 3 (dine-in only). Not a member? Sign up at frcebites.com before the holiday. The deal excludes airport locations, Flower Child and happy hour.
Get 25 percent off your lunch or dinner tab on Sept. 3.
Details: 4041 N. 40th St., Phoenix. 602-553-7227. Also, 10199 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale. 480-935-2949. Other locations at thevig.us.
Match Restaurant & Cocktails
An authentic clambake ($20) is the special on the brunch menu served from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 1-3. Also, celebrate with the yacht-themed Overboard Pool Party from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sept. 1-2 and a special Yacht Club vodka-based cocktail ($8).
Details: FOUND: RE Phoenix, 1100 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. 602-875-8080, matchphx.com.
The Texaz Red chili from Texaz Grill uses beer, cayenne, Tabasco and more. (Photo: Texaz Grill)
Lunch and dinner specials are offered on Sept. 3. From 11 a.m.-4 p.m., get a chili dog ($6) made with ¼-pound Polish dog on a French roll with Texaz's signature chili, onions and cheese, served with homemade potato chips. From 4 to 10 p.m., grab a four-piece Southern-fried chicken dinner ($14) with coleslaw, choice of potato and hoe cakes.
Details: 6003 N. 16th St., Phoenix. 602-248-7827, texazgrill.com.
Chilaquiles ($12), a new breakfast special, will be served from 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 1-3. It's made with tortilla chips, green or red sauce, two eggs, machaca, cheese, creme fraiche, avocado cream and salsa. Also enjoy a $1 coffee bar and $5 Bloody Mary, Tito’s and mimosas.
Details: 4801 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. 602-840-3950, arcadiatavern.com.
Ingo’s Tasty Food
The end-of-summer patio party runs from 3-9 p.m. Sept. 2 and features $5 grass-fed burgers, free craft beer tastings, Grateful Spoon Gelato and yard games.
Details: 4502 N. 40th St., Phoenix. 602-795-2884, ingostastyfood.com.
Fresh Hatch chiles will be roasted all day as part of the third annual chile roast from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 1. Half-off dishes include the green chile omelet, green chile street corn, green chile burger, pork green chile stew and green chile cornbread. Get 5-pound bags of chiles for $20 and Diego Rivera cocktails for $6.
Details: 5040 N. 40th St., Phoenix. 602-957-2555, chelseaskitchenaz.com.
Buy one entree, get one free deal after 4 p.m. Sept. 3. Dishes include blackened rib eye tacos with romaine Caesar ($16); blackened salmon filet with black-eyed pea salad ($18); the Sowburger made with a 10-ounce patty, served in a toasted brioche ($13); and bacon-butter pork chop stack with sweet potato mash and green beans ($18).
Details: 4801 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix. 602-795-9463, saltysow.com.
From 7 a.m.-noon Aug. 31-Sept. 3, enjoy breakfast specials such as avocado on toast and egg, eggs Benedict Florentine or biscuits and gravy and a Bloody Mary, mimosa or Irish coffee for $17. From 4 to 6 p.m., happy-hour deals include $5 well drinks, $3 bottles of beer, 25 percent off craft cocktails and 30 percent off food on the bar menu.
Details: 7419 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale. 480-907-5635, dorianscottsdale.com.
Hula’s Modern Tiki
The Dark & Stormy at Hula's Modern Tiki. (Photo: Hula's Modern Tiki)
Take advantage of the Monsoon Monday special of two-for-one Hurricanes and Dark & Stormy’s after 6 p.m. Sept. 3. Valid in Scottsdale only.
Details: 7213 E. First Ave., Scottsdale. 480-970-4852, hulasmoderntiki.com.
Served from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, try specials like Low Country boil with lobster tail, mussels, house-made sausage, new potatoes and corn on the cob ($38); and shrimp and grits ($32). Seafood linguini is the Sunday Sauce special from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Catch the brunch buffet ($36) from 7-11 a.m. Sept. 3.
Details: Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive. 480-513-5085, proofcanteen.com.
Market Street Kitchen
On Sept. 3, “happiest hour” will be offered all day. Deals include $4 local draft beers, $5 wines, $5 green chile mac and cheese, $9 firecracker shrimp, and $15 combos that include a sandwich, side and choice of beer or wine.
Details: 20825 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. 480-278-7044, marketstreetkitchen.com.
Liberty Station American Tavern and Smokehouse
The Tavern burger is a half-pound burger topped with fried shoestring onions, barbecue pork, smoked Cheddar and lemonade pickles. (Photo: Photos by Joanie Simon)
On Sept. 3, “happiest hour” will be offered all day. Deals include $4 local draft beers, $5 wines and well cocktails, $5 chicken tenders, $9 St. Louis ribs and slaw, and $14 combos that include a sandwich, fries and choice of beer or wine.
Details: 34522 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-595-9930, libertystationtavern.com.
Old Town Gringos
From Aug. 31 to Sept. 3, get cocktail specials like $5 piña coladas and $7 Deep Eddy Vodka and Red Bull slushies. Wear patriotic stars and stripes and get $2 house margaritas. Veterans and first responders get their first beer for a penny.
Details: 4209 N. Craftsman Court, Scottsdale. 480-423-3800, oldtowngringos.com.
From 5-10 p.m. Sept. 1, the tapas tasting ($60) includes tastes from the tapas menu, a sweet dessert tapa and a glass of sangria. From 5:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 2, a family dinner ($49) begins with a tapas board and continues with a four-course Mediterranean meal.
Details: Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, 4949 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley. 480-627-3020, omnihotels.com/hotels/scottsdale-montelucia.
Nitro Live Icecreamery
Handcrafted ice cream at Nitro Live IceCreamery. (Photo: Nitro Live IceCreamery)
Score a deal while supporting a Valley charity. From Sept. 1-3, get $4 ice cream sandwiches made with snickerdoodle cookies (baked by Phoenix Rescue Mission) and filled with your choice of ice cream.
Details: 884 W. Warner Road, Gilbert. 480-214-3457, nitrolive.com.
Sauce Pizza & Wine
If you're on Sauce's e-mail list, you'll receive an offer for 25 percent off your bill on Sept. 3. Non-members can sign up before the holiday to receive the e-mail offer. (Excludes airport location).
Details: 20491 E. Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek. 480-902-4877. Also, 14418 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-321-8800. Other locations at saucepizzaandwine.com.
A barbecue meal at Bobby-Q, which uses almond and mesquite woods for cooking. (Photo: Bobby-Q)
The Bobby-Q Pick 2 deal ($40) is offered for to-go orders on Sept. 3. It includes two kinds of meats, such as sliced brisket, smoked pork or pulled chicken; plus six large buns and the house signature sauce.
Details: 1610 S. Stapley Drive, Mesa. 480-361-7470. Also, 8501 N. 27th Ave., Phoenix. 602-995-5982. Other locations at bobbyq.net.
Sept. 3 specials include $5 Chambord margaritas and half off all enchiladas and the chile con queso. Through September, sales proceeds from chile con queso (regular price $9.75) benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
Details: 7221 W. Ray Road, Chandler. 480-893-7550. Also, 10625 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix. 480-948-9010, ztejas.com.
E-Club members will receive a coupon for $5 off $25, $10 off $50 and $20 off $100 purchases valid on Sept. 1-2 (closed for Labor Day).
Details: 4848 E. Chandler Blvd., Phoenix. 480-961-0208. Also, 11108 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale. 480-391-2347. Other locations at spinatospizzeria.com.
The Labor Day Weekend Meal Deal ($39.99) runs Aug. 31-Sept. 3. It includes one large two-topping, thin-crust pizza; house or Caesar salad; cheesy garlic bread appetizer; and up to four non-alcoholic beverages (except milk or juice).
Details: 16222 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria. 623-208-4330. And, 2811 N. Tatum Blvd, Phoenix. 480-666-8160, giordanos.com.
Babbo Italian Eatery
Spaghetti and meatballs from Babbo Italian Eatery. (Photo: Courtesy of Babbo Italian Eatery)
Get the spaghetti and meatball special for $6.99 on Sept. 3.
Details: 16433 W. Bell Road, Surprise. 623-825-1919. Also, 10726 E. Southern Ave., Mesa. 480-354-2322. Other locations at babboitalian.com.
“Happier hour” is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 3 and includes deals such as $3 off all starters, $6 specialty cocktails and mules, and discounts on wine beer like $2 Rolling Rock. The Sept. 1-7 special is a Southwest rib eye ($28), served with pepper Jack potatoes gratin and green beans.
Details: Trilogy at Vistancia, 12575 W. Golf Club Drive, Peoria. 623-328-5110, mytrilogylife.com/Vistancia.
Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
The seasonal three-course summer menu (salad, choice of entree and dessert) will be served through Sept. 3. The entree choices, served with sides, are Georges Bank sea scallops ($49), blackened redfish ($49) or filet mignon and shrimp ($59).
Details: 9712 W. Northern Ave., Peoria. 623-772-9463. Also, 905 N. 54th St., Chandler. 480-940-1900. Other locations at flemingssteakhouse.com.
At Famous Dave's, you'll find a variety of barbecue favorites on the menu like St. Louis-style spareribs, chicken, Texas beef brisket, Georgia chopped pork, coleslaw, fries, beans, corn and cornbread muffins. (Photo: Lance Como)
Every Monday, including Sept. 3, Labor Day, present a military ID or family military ID and get 20 percent off your meal.
Details: 16148 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria. 623-979-3706. Other locations at famousdaves.com.
Westgate Entertainment District
Here's a sample of restaurant deals. Sept. 1-3 at Salt Tacos y Tequila: $30 Bloody Mary and mimosa towers, half-off Champagne bottles, $5 frozen margaritas from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 1-3 at Saddle Ranch Chop House: $3.79 Bloody Mary and mimosas with meal purchase through 3 p.m. Sept. 3 at Fat Tuesday: Half-off pizzas and Mason dips, $3.75 brewski, $6 daiquiris, $3.75 cocktails from 4 to 7 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m.
Details: Loop 101 and Glendale Avenue, Glendale. westgateaz.com.