You work hard. We all do, not to brag or anything. But, here in the Valley, we like to celebrate that hard work in style — and that’s what Labor Day is all about. Whether you’re kicking back at home, or whether you’re looking for a Labor Day celebration out on the town, that’s entirely up to you. However, we have a list of places with sumptuous food and decadent drinks that are willing to celebrate with you, featuring little deals of their own in honor of the upcoming holiday. You can’t really go wrong with these places on any day of the year, but that’s especially true this upcoming Monday. Happy Labor Day!
101 E. Baseline Road, Tempe; (480) 839-8226
7501 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale; (480) 443-8226
What’s better than authentic Sonoran-style Mexican food? We don’t know either, and luckily, this Labor Day, you can enjoy great prices and even better food at Someburros! For one day only this holiday, get $10 off of the restaurant’s Fiesta Platter ($46) which includes 40 Mexican Miniatures including mini chimis and taquitos, a half pint of guacamole, a pint of Someburros’ signature hot sauce and a large bag of crispy tortilla chips. This platter serves 10-12 people, so make sure you order in advance! This discount is available for online, in-person and phone orders at all locations for Labor Day.
Belle’s Nashville Kitchen
7212 E. Main Street, Scottsdale, AZ
Celebrate Labor Day from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. to catch amazing deals on cocktails and mouth watering food dishes at Belle’s Nashville Kitchen! Celebrate your hard work in Nashville style with cocktails like the Southern Spritz ($5) with vodka, raspberry puree, 7UP and soda water or the Happy Hour Fashioned ($6) made with Ancient Aged whiskey, simple syrup, bitters and fresh cherry and orange. You can also enjoy Coors Light Drafts ($4) and well beverages for only $5. Got a craving for Southern style comfort food? Belle’s is offering reduced prices on select menu items like its Kool-Aid pickles ($5), Nashville hot chicken fingers ($9) and Honky Tonk fries ($5) covered in bacon, hot sauce, blue cheese dressing and green onions.
The Sicilian Butcher
15530 N. Tatum Blvd. Suite 160, Phoenix
3151 W. Frye Road, Chandler;
9780 W. Northern Ave #1100, Peoria;
Relax on your day off for Labor Day with great Italian cuisine and smooth cocktails at The Sicilian Butcher– dining deals are offered on the holiday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the bar area. Feast on a bucket of the restaurant’s signature craft meatballs ($10) or enjoy an Italian polenta and meatball board and house wine combo for only $19, but the deals don’t end there! Indulge in Italian red and white wines by the glass for $6, $5 draft beers, $10 craft cocktails and $32 sangria rosso pitchers. Classic Italian eats offered at a discounted rate this Labor Day include a Bruschetta Trio ($9), Chef Tomaso Maggiore’s famous meatball sliders ($9), Rigatoni and Chicken ($9), Margherita Flatbread ($8), Spaghetti and Meatballs ($8) and a Salami and Fontinella board ($9).
4172 N. Goldwater Blvd. Suite 110, Scottsdale
Chic and inviting in its atmosphere, Zinqué at Scottsdale Fashion Square is the perfect place to unwind on Labor Day. Enjoy $5 off on Zinqué’s signature cocktails and aperitifs, $4 off of wines by the glass and $2 off all beers this holiday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the bar and pod seating area. French-inspired small plates offered at a reduced price this holiday include the ratatouille quesadilla ($6), salami toasts ($4), roasted mini sausages ($6), prawn taco ($6), pan con tomate ($4) and frites ($4).
The Italian Daughter
23655 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite #120, Scottsdale
This new Italian restaurant in North Scottsdale will be offering deals this Labor Day for those who dine and drink in the bar and lounge area. Enjoy the restaurant’s idyllic atmosphere while sipping on $7 red and white wines, $5 beers, $6 well drinks and $2 off premium cocktails. Discounted eats include stone-fired pizzas ($12-$15), creamy Cavatappi Cacio E pepe “Mac + Cheese” ($8), a Petite Crab Burger and Steak Frites ($10), The Daughter’s Kick-Ass Burger ($15), menu items like the slow braised short rib stack topped with creamy red pepper remoulade and stacked on crispy homemade waffle fries ($10) and more!. Bottle and board is also available for only $28, which includes creamy polenta, pepporanata, crispy toast and a choice of select bottles.
2855 West Ray Road #4, Chandler;
4315 East Indian School Road, Phoenix
8777 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale;
14838 North Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale
Are you really celebrating if you don’t start your day off with a Bloody Mary? Kick start your morning at Hash Kitchen’s build-your-own Bloody Mary bar ($13), and stack your drink as high as it can go– this bar has over 50 craft toppings to choose from, making it the largest Bloody Mary bar in the state! If you still have an appetite after your Bloody Mary, celebrate with Hash’s signature creative, daytime dishes like its Banana Fosters Pancakes ($12), Breakfast Sliders ($15), Effin’ Huge English Muffin ($16) and Hangover Short Rib Hash ($18).
4800 N. Scottsdale Road Ste 1700, Scottsdale
Roaring Fork in Scottsdale knows how to party. In fact, they’ve decided to make it happen all night long, with Happy Hour pricing starting at 4 p.m. and lasting until closing time on Labor Day. That means special prices for food like pork wings and chicken tinga tacos, and it also means drink specials. We’re talking about the Spicy Jalapeño Margarita, comprende? Don’t tell us you don’t need a little “kick” in your “kick back” this coming weekend. We know you do.
Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
2 E Jefferson St, Phoenix
Found at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, Blue Hound Kitchen is as known for its “gastropub chic” fare as it is for its delicious adult beverages. Thanks to Labor Day coming along, you can sip on something for Happy Hour prices, including beers, wines, even their old-fashioned! More than that, their various bar eats are running at $5–7 a dish, and they are offering house-smoked barbecue and live entertainment for Blues & BBQ every Friday between 6 and 9 p.m. What better way to enjoy the Friday before the official holiday weekend?
The Capital Grille
2502 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix;
16489 North Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale;
This high-end steakhouse chain is one of the places helping people do high-end at home this Labor Day weekend. The Capital Grille is offering deals on home cookout prep boxes, including steaks à la carte and full Steak Grille Boxes that give you four steaks, seasoning, and their Signature Steak Sauce. You can even get sides like Sam’s Mashed Potatoes or Lobster Mac ‘N Cheese along with it — just don’t forget to bring home enough for seconds if you’re really hungry. You’ll enjoy having a classy steak dinner all while enjoying your family and your home for the holiday weekend — because that’s what holidays are for!
Rubio’s Coastal Grill
2320 East Baseline Road, Phoenix
1712 East Guadalupe Road, Tempe;
For innovative Mexican seafood flavors cooked on a traditional comal, grilling up and infusing fish and shrimp to achieve that perfect bite, Rubio’s should be your next stop. They make fish tacos that put you on a beach vacation, so even though it’s only Labor Day, you can feel like you’re off for a lot longer than that. Rubio’s is offering two entrees for $15, or four entrees for $30, from September 3rd through to the 6th. You’re welcome, in advance.
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