Monday, May 29, 2023

How To Dine In Oxford On A Budget

Getting dinner and drinks with friends can be fun… or stressful depending on your budget. But, knowing the right place to go, the best time to go and what to order could keep some extra dollars in your pocket!


Gus’s Fried Chicken “Chicken Tender Salad” 

Food Deals
Gus’s Fried Chicken: Chicken Tender Salad – $5.99
Locals Restaurant & Bar: 50-Cent Wings (4 p.m. – Close)
Drink Deals
Lenora’s Restaurant: Happy Hour (5 – 6:30 p.m.) $2 domestics, $5 wells, 25 percent off bill
Ajax: Happy Hour (5 – 7 p.m.) $1 off everything


The Levee Bar and Grill “Taco Tuesday” 

Food Deals
Lenora’s Restaurant: Half-priced burgers
The Levee Bar and Grill: Taco Tuesday – $1 tacos (7:30 – 10 p.m.)
Drink Deals
Local’s Restaurant & Bar: Tini Tuesday- $5 martinis
South Depot Taco Shop: 2-for-1 domestics


Gus’s Fried Chicken “4-Wing Plate”

Food Deals
Saint Leo: Any pizza + glass of wine for $20 (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Gus’s Fried Chicken: 4-Wing Plate – $6.99
Drink Deals
Old Venice Pizza Co.: Half-price glasses of wine
Funky’s Pizza & Daiquiri Bar: Ladies Night- $2 domestics for everyone, 2-for-1 “skinnies” for the ladies


The Coop’s “Queso Dip” Appetizer 

Food Deals
The Coop at the Graduate Hotel: Discounted appetizers (4-7pm)
Gus’s Fried Chicken: $4 appetizers
Drink Deals
Volta Taverna: Half-priced margaritas and frozen mojitos
The Summit Lodge Bar: 2-for-1 wine


Gus’s Fried Chicken Catfish Platter

Food Deals
Gus’s Fried Chicken: Catfish platter – $7.99
The Levee Bar and Grill: 25-cent wings (4 – 7:30 p.m.)
Drink Deals
The Blind Pig: $4 mimosas, $6 bloody marys; $1 off mixed drinks, $2 domestics, $1.50 PBR tallboys (3 – 7 p.m.)
The Round Table: $2 domestics, $3 craft, $4 wine (4 – 7 p.m.)

By Jordan Whitt, an intern for She can be reached at
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