To say this has been a difficult winter for all of us is an understatement. But it has been a real slam to many area businesses and restaurants. So if you’ve got cabin fever, go out and patronize your local eateries. Give ’em some love now so that they’ll be around in the spring.
I’ve pulled together specials offered by restaurants in PA and NJ. If I’ve missed any of your favorites, just drop me an email here. Enjoy the weekend and balmy weather!
Brian’s (Lambertville) is open Tuesdays through Sundays for dinner. Every night they offer a 3-course prix fixe for $40 (Fridays & Saturdays $45), with 5—6 choices of 1st course (salad, soup or appetizer) and 2nd course entrees, finished with dessert. Once a month, they hold a special tasting menu themed-dinner on a Monday night. Contact them at 609.460.4148 or online at www.brianslambertville.com.
The Buck Hotel (Feasterville) has a Lobster Fest every Tuesday after 5pm with a 1 lb. lobster for $14, a 1.5 lb. lobster for $19, and a 2.5 lb. lobster for $32. It comes with a choice of soup or salad, and is served with lemon and drawn butter. All sides are “a la carte.” For more information, see their website www.thebuckhotel.com.
The Continental Tavern (Yardley) offers Monday Burger madness. All burgers are $7.99. Monday night is also local craft beer night with many local craft beers 20% off from 7—9 pm. Every Tuesday, it’s Kids Eat for Free at the Tavern for children 10 years or younger with an adult-purchased entree. Learn more online at www.contav.com.
DeAnna’s (Lambertville) has a 3 course prix fixe or “locals” menu on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. $25 includes appetizer, entree and dessert. The menu options change weekly. Contact them at 609.397.8957 or online at deannasrestaurant.com.
The Golden Pheasant Inn (Erwinna) offers a “Love Your Local” dinner special from Wednesday through Friday all year long. The special changes monthly, but always reflects their philosophy of fresh, seasonal and local. During February they are featuring a Wester Ross Scottish Salmon burger with a yuzu mayo sauce, napa and red cabbage slaw, with house-made potato chips, all including a choice of a pint of Sly Fox Winter Ale or a glass of Firesteed 2012 Pinot Gris for $19. Check their Facebook page to find out the latest monthly special and to keep informed of all the happenings at the Inn.
The Logan Inn (New Hope) has Happy Hour in the Tavern from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The new dinner menu at Nikólas at Logan Inn, features both a la carte and prix fixe dinners, and Chef’s daily recommendations. Find them online at www.loganinn.com or on Facebook.
At Lambertville Station (Lambertville) offers a Sunset Menu Monday through Friday excluding holidays from 4 pm to close. (Spring/summer Monday-Thursday 4-6:30 pm). The 3 course prix fixe menu includes a choice of soup or salad, entree, dessert, and coffee or tea. Entrees include Chesapeake Bay Crab Cakes, Jambalaya, Mom’s Meatloaf, Seafood Crepe and many more (available in dining room only). Check their website www.lambertvillestation.com or call 609.397.8300.
Lovin’ Oven (Frenchtown, NJ) offers a comfort food night on Wednesday evenings, from 5 – 9 pm. Three courses for $23, and a $5 kids menu. The restaurant also hosts Italian Night, which is three courses for adults, kids 12 and under eat free bottomless bowls of pasta. Served from 5 – 9 pm.
The Lumberville General Store (Lumberville) hosts a Supper Club every Friday and Saturday night with seatings at 6 pm, 6:30 pm, 8 pm and 8:30 pm. Three courses for $19.95. Menu details are listed on their website at www.thelumbervillegeneralstore.com.
The Raven (New Hope) holds a Supper Club every Wednesday night, a great 3 course dinner (menus change each week) for $21.95, cabaret entertainment by Dwayne Dunlevy, and bar and wine specials. See their website for more info.
Tortuga’s Cocina (Lambertville) offers “Taco Tuesdays” through May. HunterdonBucks.com is running the deal. Takeout only. 12 tacos with all the fixings, pico de gallo, guacamole and chips for $39. Enough to feed a family of 6! Location and hours at their website.
Triumph Brewing Company (New Hope) offers a Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 5—7pm with half-off all small plates, $3 beers, $4 select wines and $5 well drinks. See their website for menus here www.triumphbrew.com/newhope/menus.
At the Washington House (Sellersville) Monday through Thursday evenings you’ll find specials in the bar, like Martini Monday, Two-for-One Appetizers on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and more. Click here to see a list. Also listed are beer and wine tastings, which are held in the dining rooms. Upcoming wine and beer tastings are listed also here. Call them at 215.257.3000.
At the Wycombe Publick House (Wycombe) Monday nights are Burger Night (and they are good burgers), Tuesdays are Cheesesteak Night and Wednesdays it’s Wings & Yeungs. You can find them online at www.wycombepublickhouse.com.
Yardley Inn (Yardley) Every Monday at the Inn, bottles of wine are half price, and you can get a Surf and Turf special for $29, including a 5 oz. lobster tail with a 5 oz. center cut filet mignon. For more details, see their website at www.yardleyinn.com.