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Analogue offers Tuesday night fried chicken dinners.
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Tuesday restaurant deals

The cheapest—and therefore best—night to go out? It's Tuesday. Scrounge up your pennies and get great restaurant deals on burgers, pizza and Malört.

Amy Cavanaugh
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Amy Cavanaugh
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You thought Saturday was the best night to go out? Wrong. It turns out that Tuesday night is the new Saturday—if you want to save some cash and eat great food. Here are 19 ways to get tacos, pizza, cocktails and beer for much, much less.
 
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Tuesday restaurant deals

Analogue
  • Bars
  • Cocktail bars
  • Logan Square
  • price 1 of 4

The Logan Square cocktail bar is known for its fantastic Cajun food, and each Tuesday, it also offers a chicken dinner. Twelve bucks gets you two pieces of Gunthorp Farms fried chicken, slaw, mashed potatoes and gravy, dirty rice and a biscuit.

The Bedford
  • Restaurants
  • Contemporary American
  • Wicker Park
  • price 2 of 4

The Bedford offers a $14 burger and beer special each Tuesday. Get a cheeseburger topped with American cheese, Bibb lettuce, tomato, onion and special sauce, plus fries and a beer.

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Bullhead Cantina
  • Bars
  • Pubs
  • Humboldt Park
  • price 1 of 4

Each Tuesday, Bullhead Cantina offers $5 burgers (a half-pound charred burger with grilled onions, tomato and chipotle mayo) and fries. Pair it with a $5 craft cocktail.

The Drinkingbird
  • Restaurants
  • Contemporary American
  • Lincoln Park

Drinkingbird celebrates Burger Tuesday, when $10 will get you the special burger of the month plus a draft beer. Prefer to drink your dinner? Bottles of wine are $20 and glasses are $5.

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Fairways
  • Bars
  • Gastropubs
  • Lincoln Park
  • price 2 of 4

The golf-themed restaurant and bar serves up $2 tacos that come filled with kimchi, romesco sauce and queso fresco, plus a choice of angry chicken, carnitas, grilled flank steak or charred tofu. It's spicy, so you'll need the $5 margaritas and $2 Tecates.

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Flo
  • Restaurants
  • Southwestern American
  • River West/West Town
  • price 1 of 4

The Noble Square Mexican spot offers half-price bottles of wine each Tuesday.

  • Restaurants
  • French
  • West Loop
  • price 2 of 4

Go to town on French food at La Sardine, where you'll get a three-course meal for $30.

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Marion Street Cheese Market
  • Restaurants
  • Contemporary American
  • Oak Park
  • price 2 of 4

On Tuesdays, the Oak Park restaurant offers unlimited wine, cheese, bites from the menu and dessert for $20. The deal runs from 6-8pm in the market’s tasting room, and there are new bites to try each week.

New England Seafood Company Fish Market
  • Restaurants
  • Seafood
  • Lake View
  • price 2 of 4

Some of the fish market's best dishes are just $2 on Tuesdays. Load up on fish tacos and small soups for $2, and sip $2 Bud Lights and Miller Lites. Bring the kids for $2 kids meals.

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