January Is California Restaurant Month. Translation: Discounts All Over!
You still got a few bucks left over after spending it all on Christmas gifts nobody really liked? Some restaurateurs are betting you probably don't, which is why four cities in our humble county are using January, usually the slowest time in the restaurant biz, to offer discounts to get you back into spending. As with everything, some deals are better than others; but here's the breakdown:
- Costa Mesa's retaurant deals last all month and features 20% off deals and free items. Check here for the list of participating restaurants.
- Irvine Restaurant Week will run from January 13-19 with prix fixe meals starting at $11.95 per person (excluding beverage, tax and tip). Check here for the list of participating restaurants.
- Newport Beach's Restaurant Week is scheduled for January 20-29 with restaurants prix-fixe gourmet menus at tiered price points of $10, $15, or $20 for lunch and $20, $30 or $40 for dinner. Check here for the list of participating restaurants.
- San Juan Capistrano will celebrate its founding in 1776 with a few restaurants offering set meals for, wait for it, $17.76. Check here for the list when it becomes available.