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Issue Date: November 2009


Cheap Eats: The Fixe Up

A few multicourse prix fixe deals are really steals under the guise of a double-digit dinner. We did the math (regular prices are in parentheses). Just order, taste and enjoy.
Edited by Beth Stallings; by Chuck Bowen, Jennifer Bowen, Katie Dragga, Christina Ipavec, Jason Lloyd, Brittany Moffat, Andy Netzel, Kim Schneider, Colleen Smitek, Beth Stallings, Erick Trickey, Michelle Venorsky and Jim Vickers
Felice’s Urban Café

Three courses for $22
Wed, 4 - 10 p.m.


12502 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland
(216) 791-0918
coolplacestoeat.com

The beauty of this little midweek deal is that nothing is off limits, not even the nightly specials.

For $22 You Can Get:
  1. Appetizer: Chorizo omelet ($6)
  2. Entree: Seafood stew ($18)
  3. Dessert: Pumpkin pudding cake ($6)

Full Price: $30
Your Savings: $8

Savings Tip // Order the three cheapest items on the menu, and you’ll still save $2.50.
Crop Bistro & Bar

Three-course Sunday Supper
Sun, 5 - 9 p.m.


1400 W. Sixth St., Cleveland
(216) 696-2767
cropbistro.com


Weekly entrees transform into new meals involving the same ingredients from the week’s specials. Call around 3 p.m. to find out what’s for dinner

For $25 You Can Get:
  1. Salad bowl: (table share) Mixed greens with
    poached pears ($8)
  2. Entree: Grilled hanger steak ($28)
  3. Dessert: (table share) Creme fraiche cake with berry topping ($8)

Full Price: $44
Your Savings: $19

Savings Tip // Even if you get the least costly three-course combo available, the supper still saves you $9.
The Greenhouse Tavern

Four-course Chefs Tasting Menu
Mon-Sat, 5 - 10 p.m.


2038 E. Fourth St., Cleveland
(216) 393-4302
thegreenhousetavern.com

Because you’re allowed to swap a side dish for a dessert or vice versa, this deal gives you the most flexibility for four courses. 

For $37 You Can Get:
  1. First: Organic American prosciutto ($6)
  2. Second: Foie gras steamed clams ($13)
  3. Third: Steak frites ($19)
  4. Half: Parisian gnocchi ($7) OR
    Dessert:
    Ohio carrot cake ($8)

Full Price: $45 or $46
Your Savings: $8 to $9

Savings Tip // Watch out. If you go with the cheapest of all options, you lose $9.


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