Restaurant Guides

Midweek Magic: Unveiling Our Restaurants' Weekday Wonders

Guide By Cassie Eufracio
Who says you have to wait till the weekend for some fun?
Our handpicked selection of restaurants goes beyond mere dining experiences to offer you an array of captivating events and enticing specials throughout the week.

From soulful live music performances to tempting food and drink offerings, immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance and delightful offerings that await you at our featured dining destinations. Whether you're seeking a midweek escape or a lively start to the weekend, these venues are primed to elevate your weekday routine into memorable moments of joy and discovery.

New York City

25 11th Avenue (at 15th Street), New York, NY 10011
City Winery has a steady weeknight event calendar, but our favorite is Tasting Bar Thursday. Sip and sample local wines either by the glass or in a flight. Broaden your horizons by trying new wines, and maybe discover a new favorite.
132 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011
This place seems to always have something going on every night of the week. From live music, to live burlesque, they have it all. We recommend their Thursday disco night for a fun night out dancing to some throwback tunes.
233 Butler St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Public Records is a hi-fi record bar with food and drink offerings, plus an intimate performance space and vegan cafe. Check their site for various programming throughout the entire week.

Los Angeles

11677 San Vicente Blvd #200, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Known for their Aperetivo hour every day of the week from 3-6 pm, Jemma di Mare switches it up on Tuesdays. Partnering with inkind, they offer "inkind Tuesdays" which include a discounted meal to all guests on the day alongside their aperitivo specials.
23 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Enjoy a vinyl DJ on Wednesday nights starting at 7 pm, with a double feature night on Thursday including live artist showcases from 7 to 10 pm, and DJ sets from 10 pm to close.
Multiple Locations
Join their Wild Wine Club on Wednesdays for half off select wine bottles, complimentary tastings, $10 glass pours, and specials on appetizers. They start at 4 pm, but we suggest going at 6:00 for live jazz until 8 pm.


500 W 6th St Suite 100, Austin, TX 78701
If you're looking for a fun way to get out of the house on a weeknight, head to Devil May Care for their "Tuesday Social". Enjoy deals on martinis & burgers, half off wine bottles, and $2 oysters all while relishing in some live jazz.
720 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Every Tuesday head through the welcoming doors of Higher Ground for a deal you can't miss. $1 east coast oysters are served up fresh from 4 pm-close. Get them while you can!
1806 E 12th St, Austin, TX 78702
If you're feeling lucky, find your way over to Skinny's Off Track Bar for bingo night. Every Thursday, enjoy drink specials while playing everybody's favorite game of chance.
501 W 6th St #100, Austin, TX 78701
One of Austin's best sushi spots hosts a weekly lunch on Fridays with specials on their donburi rice bowls, sushi, plates, and a variety of their specialty robata dishes. The Friday Lunch runs from 11:30 am to 2 pm. We recommend securing a reservation, but walk-ins are also welcome.

Across The US

353 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654
Streamed online and enjoyed in-person, this infamous live music venue hosts acoustic sessions on the floor of their space, bringing a whole new meaning to intimate concerts. Join them for their iconic Bassment Series to enjoy stripped down songs from their house bands.
Multiple CA Locations
Need a fun outing later in the week? Hopmonk has got you covered with live music from various local musicians running every week from Thursday through Sunday starting at 5:30 pm. Stop by for a drink and some live tunes.
Enjoy a free wine tasting at New Orleans favorite wine bar! The historic Bacchanal Wine holds this free evening every Wednesday from 4 to 6 pm. Come for the tasting, stay for the live music.
500 N Clark St #465, Chicago, IL 60654
Get ready to be transported to Spain at Jaleo Chicago. Join them every Thursday from 6 to 8 pm for a night of authentic flamenco guitar and Spanish tapas. Flamenco Thursdays are not one to miss!