The weather is cooling off (a bit) and the kids are back in some version of school. Football season is about to start, summer is coming to an end. Celebrate the end of another season with several Labor Day dining and drinking specials in the Valley. Check out these deals and pick your favorite spot to raise your glass to the end of summer.
Expecting a big party for Labor Day? On Monday, September 6, Someburros is offering a $10 discount on its fiesta platter, which includes 40 mini chimis and taquitos, a half-pint of guacamole, a pint of hot sauce, and a large bag of tortilla chips. This platter serves 10 to 12 people. Make certain you order in advance. The discount is available for online, in-person, and phone orders at all locations for Labor Day.
From Thursday, September 2 to Monday, September 6, you can order Hopdoddy’s DIY burger kit and get one free 12-ounce bottle of Hop sauce when using the code BOTTLED at checkout. Hop sauce is available in five flavors. Complement the burgers with a half-gallon bag of frozen house margarita made with hand-squeezed juice.
6850 East Main Street, Scottsdale
On Friday, September 3, to Monday, September 6, the OH Pool at ZuZu is showcasing specials like a raspberry Lynchburg Lemonade for $10 and Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich for $12. (To access the OH Pool, a reservation is required for a daybed, cabana, or guestroom.) These specials are available for brunch and dinner and an added bonus is the live music on Friday and Saturday.
Belle’s Nashville Kitchen
7212 East Main Street, Scottsdale
From 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 6, Belle’s Nashville Kitchen is spreading the Labor Day love with several dining and drinking deals. A southern spritz with vodka, raspberry puree, and soda water for $5 or the happy hour fashioned is $6 with whiskey, simple syrup, bitters and fresh cherry and orange. Coors Light drafts are $4 and well-beverages are $5. Belle’s is offering discounts on foods like Kool-Aid pickles for $5, Nashville hot chicken fingers for $9, and Honky Tonk fries for $5 covered in bacon, hot sauce, blue cheese dressing, and green onions.
4338 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Put a spin on Taco Tuesday by enjoying tacos on Monday, September 6. Diego Pops is serving tacos for $3 all day on Labor Day. From 3 to 6 p.m., indulge in $4 beers, $5 margaritas, and $6 wine and sangrias.
Miracle Mile Deli
4433 North 16th Street
Catering meals this Labor Day? Miracle Mile Deli has several worthy packages you can take home for family and friends. The $75 pastrami pack feeds four to six people and includes two pounds of hot pastrami, kaiser rolls, onion rolls, one pound of coleslaw, one tin of Macaroni and cheese, four dill pickle spears as well as two slices of pie. The “Bountiful Blitz” package is $95, while the “Super Stocker” is $125. Call 602-776-0992 to place your order.
The Sicilian Butcher
From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, September 6, The Sicilian Butcher is showcasing a bucket of craft meatballs at $10 or Italian polenta and meatball board and house wine combo for $19. Red and white wines by the glass are $6, draft beers are $5, and craft cocktails are $10. Other items on the menu include a bruschetta trio, meatball sliders, rigatoni and chicken for $9 and spaghetti and meatballs for $8.
On Labor Day, all Hash Kitchen locations are toasting the holiday with Bloody Mary’s for $13. Complement your drink with Banana Fosters pancakes for $12, breakfast sliders for $15, English muffin for $16, and hangover short rib hash for $18.
The Ainsworth PHX
3 South 2nd Street, #117
The Ainsworth PHX from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, to Monday, September 6 will serve a free short stack of pancakes for teachers and school administrators. You can also pair your pancakes with several egg dishes, as well as French toast.
Los Sombreros will be offering house margaritas for just $5 at Scottsdale and Mesa locations. You can pair your margarita with appetizers like guacamole and chips, queso fundido, or elote. Entrees include smoked chicken enchiladas, vegan relleno, and ribeye steak.
The Italian Daughter
23655 North Scottsdale Road, #120, Scottsdale
On Monday, September 6, The Italian Daughter will serve $7 red and white wines, $5 beers, $6 well drinks, and $2 off premium cocktails. Stone-fired pizzas are going for $12 to $15, petite crab burger and steak frites are $10, and crispy homemade waffle fries are $10. A “bottle and board” is also available for only $28, which includes polenta, pepporanata, crispy toast, and a choice of select wines.
4712 North Goldwater Boulevard, #110, Scottsdale
From 4 to 7 p.m .on Monday, September 6, Zinqué is offering $5 off cocktails, $4 off wines by the glass, and $2 off all beers. Small plates include ratatouille quesadilla, mini sausages, prawn tacos for $6, salami toasts, pan con tomate, and frites for $4.
5445 East Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale
If you want to toast the holiday, Hearth ’61 at 6:30 p.m. from Friday, September 3 to Monday, September 6 is hosting a tasting of Veuve Clicquot rose. Enjoy the Mountain Shadow resort while sipping on some champagne.
3535 East Baseline Road, Gilbert
From Monday, August 30 to Monday, September 6, eegee’s is offering $6.99 off any catering order that has a “Fun Pak” that serves 50 people or a “Party Pak” that serves 25 people. Patrons who order a three-foot sub sandwich will also be eligible for the discount. Guests can enter the code LABORDAY at checkout or mention the code in person. Promotion is good only for the Gilbert location.
4360 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Enjoy weekend brunch and all-day happy hour on Monday, September 6 at The Montauk. Brunch items include their prime rib breakfast sandwich and McMontauk sandwich. Happy hour specials include $4 draft beers, $5 well cocktails, and $6 house wines.