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bluepig1 Jan 16, 2007 04:48 PM

Gertrude's at the BMA has Tuesdays with Gertie - $10 entrees and discounts on selected wines by the glass.

Helen's Garden in Canton has a 3-course wine tasting menu for $29 on Tuesdays and something else on Wednesdays (can't remember the details?)

Taste at Belvedere Square has 2 for 1 selected menu items on Tuesdays and Prix Fixe Thursdays for $30.

Are there any other midweek "specials" at places in/around Baltimore? Any type of cuisine (except chain restaurants) is ok.

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    hon RE: bluepig1 Jan 16, 2007 06:15 PM

    Wednesday night at Henningers is $15 Lobster night, includes lobster, twice baked potato and an ear of corn!

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      foster RE: hon Jan 19, 2007 12:57 AM

      And how is the lobster?

    2. viperlush RE: bluepig1 Jan 16, 2007 07:18 PM

      The Prime Rib has their "Thursday Night at the Prime Rib" when they have a lite-fare menu (burger, ribs, crab cakes, etc.)

      And the first week in Feb. they have their $30 price fix Restaurant menu

      http://www.theprimerib.com/restweek-m...

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        a70wilson RE: bluepig1 Jan 17, 2007 03:13 AM

        Bartenders in Canton on Boston Street has $6.00 pizzas (except for the 2 most expensive ones) on Monday nights. And a unique wine by the glass list. http://www.bartendersbaltimore.com/me...

        Ding How on Broadway has one of the best bargain lunches. Not stellar chinese, but good enough. And for about $5 (might be a bit more now - but still less than $6), you get an egg roll, soup and an entree, along with hot tea.

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          sweetpotater RE: bluepig1 Jan 17, 2007 03:37 AM

          Ze Mean Bean on Thursdays is $9.99 for a bowl of borscht and an entree of stuffed cabbage (plus a couple other choices; those are the ones i remember).

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            atls21231 RE: bluepig1 Jan 17, 2007 01:26 PM

            Birches has a "buy one get another one 1/2 price" special on certain items (pasta and I believe sandwiches) on Wednesday nights.

            Thursdays at Captain Larry's: pitcher and pound of shrimp for $10.00 (certain beers I believe are a little extra).

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              hon RE: atls21231 Jan 17, 2007 03:54 PM

              It's now $12 for domestics and $14 for imports. Either one is a bargain.

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              amaebi RE: bluepig1 Jan 17, 2007 04:25 PM

              Iggie's has half price pizzas on Monday nights.

              1. foster RE: foster Jan 20, 2007 05:10 PM

                Sunday is traditionally the chef’s night off and weekend nights are corrupted by the presence of too many diners.

                Sunday
                Kisling’s Tavern—10 wings for $5
                Brewers Art – 12 for 12

                Monday
                City Café—half-price burger night;
                Mick O’Shea’s—burger, fries, and a 16-ounce draft for $6.99;
                One-Eyed Mike’s—$15 steak w/ garlic-smashed potatoes, string beans, and a side Caesar salad;
                Wine Market—20 percent off entrées and 30 wines for under $15.
                Brewers Art – 12 for 12
                Sotta Sopra – 5:30 – 9 1⁄2 price wine
                Bartenders in Canton on Boston Street has $6.00 pizzas (except for the 2 most expensive ones)

                Tuesday
                Gertrude’s—$10 entrées (reservations a must);
                Kooper’s Tavern—half-price burgers all day and night.
                Taste - complimentary entree when you purchase one from our Specials Menu of equal or greater
                Helens - 3-course wine tasting menu for $29

                Wednesday
                Helen’s Garden—selected $12 entrées (notoriously packed);
                Sascha’s 527—$15 comfort-food dinner including wine and chocolate mousse.
                Taste Every Wednesday, treat yourself to some of our bottled bliss with a half-price bottle of wine with each entree ordered. (some restrictions apply)
                Abacrombie in Mt. Vernon has 1/2 price wine night on Wednesday evenings.
                Peters 1⁄2 price wine
                Chamleon café 20-50% off wine
                Henningers is $15 Lobster night, includes lobster, twice baked potato and an ear of corn!
                Birches buy one get another one 1/2 price on certain items (pasta and I believe sandwiches)

                Thursday
                Buddy’s Elliott Street Bar and Grill—$11.95 rib-eye steak with fries; Looney’s Pub—$10.95 lobster dinner.
                Taste Come to Taste for a very special Prix Fixe 3 course menu for just $30.00.
                Helens – 1⁄2 price wine at bar during happy hour
                Prime Rib - lite-fare menu (burger, ribs, crab cakes, etc.)
                Ze Mean Bean $9.99 for a bowl of borscht and an entree of stuffed cabbage (plus other choices).
                Captain Larry's: pitcher and pound of shrimp for $12 & 14.00 (certain beers extra).

                Friday
                Taste = live jazz fridays at 9:l5

                Saturday
                Wine Market Every Saturday from 2 p.m until 4:30 p.m. we offer a selection of fine wines for our guests to sample. All of the wines featured in the wine tastings are offered at 10% off in the wine shop for that day.

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                  Warthog RE: foster Jan 20, 2007 06:11 PM

                  Many thanks for posting this!

                  Additions:
                  Michael's on Eastern (just block or two west of 95) - not sure what the rest of the day-of-the-week specials are but last time I went, Thursday night was still a huge (40 ounce?) Prime rib, T-bone or Porterhouse with two sides for something like $13-15. Believe it or not, it's actually a decent quality steak. IIRC, another weeknight had steamed shrimp as the special, and another night had crablegs

                  Wednesday - is it still half-price burger night at Kisling's?

                  Monday nights used to be AYCE ribs at Bare Bones on RT 40, but I've not been there in a long time, so call first to confirm.

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                    goodfoodrules RE: foster Oct 4, 2007 06:53 PM

                    Buddy's (Thurs night) is no longer there. It's now Jack's Bistro, which is really yummy. I don't know if there are nightly specials, but I was there for late night snacks and appetizers were half price.

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                      egtobias RE: goodfoodrules Aug 11, 2008 10:40 PM

                      jacks has a great Sunday night (only if you eat at the bar) special...

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                        bluepig1 RE: egtobias Aug 12, 2008 05:45 AM

                        Actually - we went to Jack's Bistro this past Sunday - they do offer the Sunday night specials at tables as well. At the bar they're $12 an entree; at the tables they're $15 an entree (still a great deal)!

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                    sadiegrrrl RE: bluepig1 Jan 24, 2007 04:52 AM

                    How about Slainte in Fells Point? Do they have specials on anything? My brother and I were there a few weeks ago and a tiny pour of a house white wine was $7.

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                      aselya RE: sadiegrrrl Aug 10, 2008 12:56 PM

                      They have half-price everything Wed after 9. We usually go there after Max's Pinch-the-Pint night.

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                      goodfoodrules RE: bluepig1 Oct 4, 2007 06:55 PM

                      Wednesday nights are half price pasta dishes at Winks in Brewers Hill. Good food and BYOB (2.50 cork fee per table)

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                        egtobias RE: bluepig1 Aug 11, 2008 10:38 PM

                        I live a block from Helen's.... they have 12 dollar main courses on Wednesdays... but the catch is that they do not take reservations on Wednesdays.

                        1. 600block RE: bluepig1 Aug 12, 2008 08:57 PM

                          Great thread! We've been compiling a list of daily food/drink specials. So many good ones. Here are some to add to the list:
                          - 10 entrees for $10 at Waterfront (Tuesdays)
                          - Neighborhood Night - 25% off food purchases at Todd Connors (Wednesdays)
                          - 1/2 price crab cakes at Captain Larrys (Wednesdays)
                          - $15 steak night at Mahaffeys (Tuesdays)
                          Those are some food specials that jumped out at me, but we've got a few hundred more...including a lot of drink/happy hour ones.

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                            hawaiigrl2003 RE: bluepig1 Aug 12, 2008 09:46 PM

                            Mahaffey's Tues. steak night.

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                              igrowveggies RE: bluepig1 Aug 21, 2008 03:02 PM

                              My favorite in my hood (Fed Hill) is Ryleighs...they have $2 crabs/$1 (fantastic) grilled ears of corn w/ feta(?) and butter, $1 oysters, etc on Tuesdays...then Wed nights their chef does a great $10 tapas-style menu, plus they have $15 bottles of wine from 5-close. That last one makes me very happy...

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                                FoiGras RE: igrowveggies Aug 22, 2008 08:09 AM

                                Timbuktu has $11.99 lobster night on Monday's. Tuesday's are shrimp or pasta for $8.99. Wednesday offers $15.99 steak and Thursday is $14.99 fish night. www.timbukturestaurant.com.

                                Michael's on Eastern Avenue offers week night specials, i.e., roast prime rib on Monday nights for $12.95. Two broiled crab cakes on Wednesday's for $15.95. FoiGras

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                                  CharmCityWriter RE: FoiGras Jun 8, 2010 06:24 PM

                                  Cafe Hon has a $20 lobster special on Wednesday nights. Minato Sushi bar in Mt. Vernon has some good specials too.

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                                    HungryinBmore RE: CharmCityWriter Jun 15, 2010 11:45 PM

                                    Any specials, food-wise, particularly in or near Canton on Thursday???

                                    -Mike

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                                theminx RE: bluepig1 Jun 25, 2010 07:51 AM

                                Alonso's on Cold Spring Lane has a Wednesday special 3-course prix fixe for $19.99 and half price bottles of wine.

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                                  chefdilettante RE: bluepig1 Jun 25, 2010 09:57 AM

                                  Corks has 1/2 price steak and cabernet on Tuesdays and $9 pasta on Wednesdays. I've done the steak night--it was quite good, though the selection of half price wines is limited.

                                  On Sundays, Prime Rib used to (does?) a nice list of half price wines. A few months ago, we drank a '97 Mayacamas that was terrific.

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