The Ultimate Guide to Oakland’s Food and Drink Specials by Day of the Week

As a second semester senior, eating on a budget is key. Unfortunately, it took me until my last year of college to realize the special deals that many of the restaurants in Oakland have throughout the week. From lunch, to late night specials, to drink deals that are too hard to pass up (if you’re 21, of course), I always make sure to look at the options so I can get the best bang for my buck. This compiled list will help you sort through the daily deals from Sunday to Saturday at some of your favorite restaurants. (Tip: Even if you’re not over 21, go to half off food at Hem’s! One of my biggest regrets of college is not taking advantage of this deal more!)

Peruse the list, bookmark it on your computer, or even screenshot it on your phone. You’re going to want it when you make plans with friends!

Sunday

Peter’s Pub

$2 Well Drinks 10 p.m. - Midnight

$2 Bud Lt. Bottles

$5.50 Bud Lt. Pitchers 7 p.m. - Close

$2.50 All drafts for Happy Hour 5-7 p.m.  

 

Fuel and Fuddle

$5 Late Night Menu — Brick Oven Pizzas, Wings, Burgers and more after 11 p.m.

 

Mad Mex

Late Night: 9 p.m. - Midnight, $7 Big Azz Margaritas, 11p.m. - 1 a.m. Half off food*

 

Primanti Bros.

Half off drinks 10 p.m. - Midnight

Budweiser and Bud Light Drafts $2.25 16 oz, $2.95 23 oz

 

Hello Bistro

$5 Quarts of Soup

 

Tamarind

Dinner for 2 for $25: Includes 1 appetizer, 2 entrees, and 1 bread

 

Monday

The Porch

Late Night Monday-Thursday 9-11 p.m. with ½ price pizza and $3 beer special

 

Stack’d

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. half off apps and $1 off drinks

Half off Chicken Strips 9 p.m. – Midnight

 

Hemingway’s Café

Half Off Food 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 9 p.m. - Midnight

$2.50 Goose Island IPA Drafts

 

Peter’s Pub

35 Cent wings 9 p.m. - Midnight

$7.50 Buckets of Beer 9-11 p.m.

$5.50 Bud Lt. Pitchers 7 p.m. - Close

$5.95 Salads 5-10 p.m.

$2.50 All drafts for Happy Hour 5-7 p.m. 

 

Fuel and Fuddle

$5 Late Night Menu — Brick Oven Pizzas, Wings, Burgers and more after 11 p.m.

 

Mad Mex

Happy Hour: Weekdays 4:30-6:30 p.m., 1/2 off all drafts and 1/2 off all regular wings

House Margarita Specials: $7 Big Azz 22oz, $5 Sweet Sixteen 16oz, $3 Little Butt 12oz

Half Off Food: with valid student ID from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Late Night: 9 p.m. - Midnight, $7 Big Azz Margaritas, Half Off Food 11 p.m. to 1a.m.

 

Primanti Bros.

Half Off Drinks 5-7 p.m.

Coors Light Drafts $2.25 16 oz, $2.95 23 oz

 

Spice Island Tea House

Lunch Special 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. select entrees for $9.50

 

Qdoba

Earn Double Points for Entrees with your Rewards Card

 

Tuesday

The Porch

Late Night Monday-Thursday 9-11 p.m. with ½ price pizza and $3 beer special

 

Stack’d

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. half off apps and $1 off drinks

Half off Stack’d Burgers 9 p.m. – Midnight

 

Hemingway’s Café

Half Off Food 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 9 p.m. - Midnight

Win prizes on Trivia Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

$2.50 Dales Pale Ale Drafts

 

Peter’s Pub

$2 Well Drinks 9-11 p.m.

$2 Coors Lt. Bottles 10 p.m. - Midnight

$5.50 Bud Lt Pitchers 7 p.m. - Close

$5.95 Wraps 5-10 p.m.

$2.50 All drafts for Happy Hour 5-7 p.m. 

 

Fuel and Fuddle

$5 Late Night Menu — Brick Oven Pizzas, Wings, Burgers and more after 11 p.m.

 

Mad Mex

Happy Hour: Weekdays 4:30-6:30 p.m., 1/2 off all drafts, 1/2 off all regular wings

House Margarita Specials: $7 Big Azz 22oz, $5 Sweet Sixteen 16oz, $3 Little Butt 12oz

Half Off Food: With valid student ID from 2-4 p.m.

Late Night: 9 p.m. – Midnight, $7 Big Azz Margaritas, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Half Off Food

 

Primanti Bros.

Half off drinks 5-7 p.m.

ICLight Drafts $2.25 16 oz, $2.95 23 oz

 

Spice Island Tea House

Lunch Special 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. select entrees for $9.50

 

Taramind

Buy One Dosa Get the Second One For 50% Off

 

Bootleggers

$2.00 Import Night, Including Guinness Draft 9-11pm.

 

Wednesday

The Porch

Late Night 9-11 p.m. with ½ price pizza and $3 beer special

 

Stack’d

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. half off apps and $1 off drinks

Half off Quesadillas 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

 

Hemingway’s Café

Half Off Food 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 9 p.m. - Midnight

$2.50 Bell’s Oberon Drafts

Half Off Atwood Orgy Shot Pitchers

 

Peter’s Pub Contry Night

$5.50 Fish Bowls, $7.50 Smirnoff Fish Bowls 10 p.m.- Midnight

$2 Yuengling Bottles 10 p.m. - Midnight

$5.50 Bud Lt. Pitchers 7 p.m. - Close

$5.95 Sandwiches 5-10 p.m.

$2.50 All drafts for Happy Hour 5-7 p.m.

 

Fuel and Fuddle

$5 Late Night Menu — Brick Oven Pizzas, Wings, Burgers and more after 11 p.m. 

 

Mad Mex

Happy Hour: Weekdays 4:30-6:30pm, 1/2 off all drafts, 1/2 off all regular wings

House Margarita Specials: $7 Big Azz 22oz, $5 Sweet Sixteen 16oz, $3 Little Butt 12oz

Half Off Food: With valid student ID from 2-4 p.m.

Late Night: 9 p.m. – Midnight, $7 Big Azz Margaritas, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Half Off Food*

 

Primanti Bros.

Half Off Drinks 5-7 p.m.

Miller Lite Drafts $2.25 16 oz, $2.95 23 oz

 

Spice Island Tea House

Lunch Special 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. select entrees for $9.50

 

Bruegger’s Bagels

$2 Off a Dozen Bagels or Big Bagel Bundle (comes with two tubs of cream cheese)

 

Qdoba

$6 Entrees with your Rewards Card

 

Tamarind

Student Night: Buy one Entrée get Second 50% off (with Student ID)

 

Bootleggers

$1 Yuengling and Miller Lite

 

Thursday

The Porch

Late Night 9-11 p.m, with ½ price pizza and $3 beer special

 

Stack’d

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. half off apps and $1 off drinks

Half off Wings 9 p.m. - Midnight

Half off drafts 10 p.m. - Midnight

 

Hemingway’s Café

Half Off Food 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 9 p.m. - Midnight

$2.50 Dogfish Head 60 Minute Drafts

½ off Long Island Shot Pitchers

 

Peter’s Pub

$3 Long Island Iced Teas 10 p.m. - Midnight

$2 Bud Lt. Bottles 10 p.m. - Midnight

$5.50 Bud Lt. Pitchers 7 p.m. - Close

$5.95 Burgers 5-10 p.m.

$2.50 All drafts for Happy Hour 5-7 p.m.

 

Fuel and Fuddle

$5 Late Night Menu — Brick Oven Pizzas, Wings, Burgers and more after 11 p.m.

 

Mad Mex

Happy Hour: Weekdays 4:30-6:30pm, 1/2 off all drafts, 1/2 off all regular wings

House Margarita Specials: $7 Big Azz 22oz, $5 Sweet Sixteen 16oz, $3 Little Butt 12oz

Half Off Food: With valid student ID from 2 to 4 p.m.

Late Night: 9 p.m. – Midnight, $7 Big Azz Margaritas, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Half Off Food

 

Primanti Bros.

Half Off Drinks 5-7 p.m.

Yuengling Drafts $2.25 16 oz, $2.95 23 oz

 

Spice Island Tea House

Lunch Special 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. select entrees for $9.50

 

Bootleggers

Dozen Wings for $3.75

$3 All Drafts

 

Friday

Stack’d

Happy Hour 4-7 p.m. half off apps and $1 off drinks

Half off glasses of wine 10 p.m. - Midnight

 

Hemingway’s Café

Half Off Food 11 a.m. -12 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 9 p.m. - Midnight

$2.50 Bell’s Two Hearted Drafts

½ off Jolly Rancher Shot Pitchers

 

Peter’s Pub

$3 Single Captain and Cokes 10 p.m. - Midnight

$5 Double Captain and Cokes 10 p.m.- Midnight

$2.50 Coors Lt. Bottles All Day

$2 Coors Lt. Bottles 10 a.m. -12 p.m.

$5.50 Bud Lt. Pitchers 7 p.m. - Close

$2.50 All Drafts 5-7 p.m.

$1 Off All Appetizers

$2.50 All drafts for Happy Hour 5-7 p.m. 

 

Fuel and Fuddle

$5 Late Night Menu — Brick Oven Pizzas, Wings, Burgers and more after 11 p.m.

 

Mad Mex

Happy Hour: Weekdays 4:30-6:30 p.m., 1/2 off all drafts, 1/2 off all regular wings

House Margarita Specials: $7 Big Azz 22oz, $5 Sweet Sixteen 16oz, $3 Little Butt 12oz

Late Night: 9 p.m. – Midnight, $7 Big Azz Margaritas, 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Half off food*

 

Primanti Bros.

Half off drinks 5-7 p.m., 10 p.m. - Midnight

Beer of the Month $2.00 12 oz

 

Spice Island Tea House

Lunch Special 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. select entrees for $9.50

 

Bootleggers

$3 Well Drinks

 

Saturday

Stack’d

$2 Absolut drinks 10 p.m. - Midnight

 

Hemingway’s Café

Half Off Food 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., 2-4 p.m. and 9 p.m. - Midnight

 

Peter’s Pub

$3 Single Smirnoff Drinks

$5 Double Smirnoff Drinks

$2.50 Coors Lt. Bottles All Day

$2 Coors Lt. Bottles 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

$5.50 Bud Lt. Pitchers 7 p.m. - Midnight

$2.50 All drafts for Happy Hour 5-7 p.m.  

Fuel and Fuddle

$5 Late Night Menu — Brick Oven Pizzas, Wings, Burgers and more after 11 p.m.

 

Mad Mex

Late Night: 9 p.m. – Midnight, $7 Big Azz Margaritas, 11p.m. to 1 a.m. Half off food*

 

Primanti Bros.

Half off drinks 10 p.m. – Midnight

Coors Light Drafts $2.25 16 oz, $2.95 23 oz

 

Spice Island Tea House

Lunch Special 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. select entrees for $9.50

 

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