The Ultimate Guide to Saturday Dining Specials in Boston
As a weekend bonus for Cheap Eats Week, here's a round-up of Saturday dining deals around town.
1. 5 Napkin Burger
Slider Happy Hour: $2 sliders, 50-cent taquitos, and 50-cent wings from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close daily.
2. Barney Fanning's Boston Irish Pub
$1 oysters from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
3. Barracuda Tavern
4. Boston Chops
Offers a late-night burger from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily — government cheese, lettuce, tomato, bacon, caramelized onions, pickles, and secret sauce, served on a toasted bun, $6.
5. Conor Larkins
Happy Hour: A variety of "pub grub specials" for $4.95, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
$1 oysters 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the bar and lounge.
7. Earls Kitchen + Bar
Happy Hour: From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the patio and in the lounge, get deals on snacks like tuna tostadas ($2/each), guac and chips ($7), and more, plus $3 well highballs.
8. Firebrand Saints
$1 oysters from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
9. Grafton Street Pub
$1 oysters after 11 p.m.
10. Grendel's Den Restaurant & Bar
The whole food menu is half-priced from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Minimum purchase of $3/person; not valid on the patio.
Happy Hour: From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. until close at the bar and in the lounge, get select appetizers and sushi rolls for $4 to $8.
12. Ichiban Yakitori Sushi House
Boston, MA 02115
$1 oysters and a happy hour menu from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. to close.
13. La Brasa
$1 oysters from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. all summer.
$1 oysters from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., only at the bar.
15. M.C. Spiedo
$5 full-sized pizzas on the patio from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the summer. Options include margherita; caramelized onion and bacon; prosciutto and fig; and more.
From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., oysters and clams are half-priced ($1.50 and $1.00 respectively).
17. MJ O'Connor's (Seaport District)
Offers a $7 bar menu of small bites from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily (all day on Sundays).
18. MJ O'Connor's (South End)
Offers a $6 bar menu of small bites daily from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight.
19. Nix's Mate Kitchen & Cocktails
$1 oysters from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
20. Pour House Bar & Grill
Burger Mania: Half-priced burgers from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (dine-in only, excludes holidays).
21. Precinct Kitchen & Bar
$1 oysters from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
22. Puritan & Co.
Saturday Meat Market: From noon until 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Puritan & Co. turns its adjacent space into a takeout lunch joint with classics like New England grinders, meatball subs, and corned beef sandwiches. Prices range from $5 to $10.
23. Russell House Tavern
$1 oysters 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.
24. Smith & Wollensky (Back Bay)
$1 oysters from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
$1 oysters from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
26. The Phoenix Landing
Happy Hour: Select appetizers are $5 to $7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
27. The Red House Restaurant
Two-for-a-dollar oysters from noon until 6 p.m. for the first dozen and then a dollar each after that. After 6 p.m., they're all a dollar each until close. Available at the bar and, weather-permitting, on the patio — no reservations accepted if you're not ordering from the full menu.
At Saturday brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., order a Tiko Bowl — cava, vodka, and orange juice, with optional fruit add-ons (starting at $18/two people or $38/four or more) — and get a complimentary small plate.
29. UNI Sashimi Bar
Late-night ramen and other specials, starting at 11 p.m.
$2.99 pizzas daily from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plus, 25-cent wings from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday (beverage must be purchased, and the wings aren't available for takeout.)