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Elk Grove Restaurant Week, an annual showcase of the city’s vibrant and diverse food scene, kicks off Friday, January 14 and runs through Sunday, January 23.

During these 10 days, diners can use a free “passport†on their smartphone to access offers from more than 30 restaurants. These specials include discounts, family meals and chances to win prizes. Customers simply need to access their mobile passport by registering on then access a link to a restaurant week pass. They must then show that pass on a smartphone screen to an employee of a participating restaurant in order to win the Elk Grove Restaurant Week special.

Explore Elk Grove, an organization that works with the Town of Elk Grove to promote local businesses, created this year’s Restaurant Week.

“It’s very easy, it’s transparent and it allows you to check into restaurants for individual offerings,†said Aaryn Val, executive director of Explore Elk Grove.

Like restaurants across California, Elk Grove’s restaurant scene experienced staff and service shortages last year when the state’s economy reopened after a 15-month shutdown related to the COVID-19 situation.

“We think there’s no better time than now in January to get them business,†Val said.

She then mentioned the wide variety of restaurants that are part of the 10 day showcase.

“I love trying new things and doing business in the community I live in and love,†said Val.

Explore Elk Grove is always recruiting local restaurants to participate in this year’s Elk Grove Restaurant Week. Restaurant owners can email [email protected] to join. For more information on participating restaurants and the smartphone passport, visit

Who joins Elk Grove Restaurant Week 2022

The following Elk Grove Restaurant Weekly Specials will be available at these locations January 14-23:

-A Seat at the Table, (9257 Laguna Springs Drive): Free brewed coffee or iced tea with a $ 10 purchase

-Beach Hut Deli, (7119 Elk Grove Blvd.): free chips or soda

-Big Kahuna Frozen Yogurt & Juicery, (8361 Sheldon Road): Buy One, Get One Free

-Bull Wings Grill & Bar, (9625 East Stockton Blvd.): 20% off an aperitif

-Caf̩ Elk Grove, (8020 Civic Center Drive Рinside District56): afternoon tea for two

-Chason’s Crab Stadium, (8839 Sheldon Road): 20% off your order

-Denny’s, (8707 Elk Grove Blvd.): $ 5 off a $ 15 purchase

-Fish & Things Poke Bar, (7423 Laguna Blvd.): $ 5 off a $ 25 purchase

-Huckleberry’s Breakfast and Lunch, (2745 Elk Grove Blvd.): free donuts with the purchase of two appetizers

-Jack’s Urban Eats, (7701 Laguna Blvd.): $ 5 off any purchase of $ 25 or more

-Jamie’s Café, (9101 Laguna Main St.): 20% off your order

-Journey to the Dumpling, (7419 Laguna Blvd.): $ 5 off a purchase of $ 25 or more

-La Fiesta Meat Market, (9746 Elk Grove-Florin Road): a free cup of horchata water

-Leatherby’s Family Creamery, (8238 Laguna Blvd.): Buy one ticket, get one free

-MacQue’s barbecue and catering, (8517 Elk Grove Blvd.): 10% off any purchase of $ 12 or more

-Maharani India Restaurant, (9583 Elk Grove-Florin Road): Free vegetable samosa with a $ 25 purchase

– Mainland China, (8649 Elk Grove Blvd.): Free fries on orders of $ 20 or more

-Maru Ramen Bar, (8698 Elk Grove Blvd.): 10% off an aperitif

-Moo Moo, (8698 Elk Grove Blvd.): 20% off an aperitif

-Nash & Proper, (9080 Laguna Main St.): 10% discount on one admission

-Netillo’s Takos, (8451 Elk Grove Blvd.): a free meat taco with a purchase of $ 15

-Old Town Pizza and Tap House, (9677 Elk Grove-Florin Road): 20% off a large pizza

-Pho Bistro, (4805 Laguna Blvd.): $ 5 off any purchase of $ 25 or more

-SEA Bowl, (9635 East Stockton Blvd.): a free chicken egg wrap or cream cheese wonton with a purchase of $ 25 or more

-SEA Hut, (9655 Elk Grove-Florin Road): a side dish of fries or Thai tea for $ 2 with any sandwich

-Savvy House Coffee Bar, (9630 Bruceville Road): 20% off one entry

-Sheldon Inn Restaurant and Bar, (9000 Grant Line Road): $ 39 prix fixe menu

-Sheldon Wine Shop, (8361 Sheldon Road): 10% discount

-Steve’s Pizza, (9135 West Stockton Blvd.): 20% off a large or extra-large pizza

-Tasty Pot, (8461 Elk Grove Blvd.): 10% off

-The Old Spaghetti Factory, (7727 Laguna Blvd.): Free Sicilian Garlic Cheese Bread

-The Original Mike’s Diner, (9139 East Stockton Blvd.) 20% off check

-Todo un Poco, (9080 Laguna Main St.) special to be announced


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