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$25 -- 'Urban Farmhouse' Dinner for 2 w/Cocktails, Reg. $56

Sold out - This deal was published February 20, 2013 and sold out February 24, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
Weathered wood floors and vintage art conjure an "urban farmhouse vibe" at Empirehouse Urban Palate (San Diego Magazine), which has a "throwback-meets-modern aesthetic you won’t find anywhere else in Hillcrest," according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. With this deal, $25 gets you a lunch or dinner for 2 (regularly $56) at this local favorite.

Why we love it

  • Empirehouse Urban Palate is a Hillcrest gem with an "urban farmhouse vibe" (San Diego Magazine)
  • 2 can visit this hip eatery for lunch or dinner for just $25 -- that's $12.50 per person
  • Choose a shared appetizer, any 2 entrees and any 2 cocktails
  • Empirehouse gets 4 stars from more than 400 Yelp users; many call out the "monster" libations
  • Sip on specialty drinks like the Raspberry Beret with vodka, raspberries and ginger beer


Feb. 20, 2013 - May 21, 2013


Empirehouse Urban Palate
127 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
(See Map)
Tel: 619-688-9283

What's included

  • Empirehouse holds a 4-star rating from more than 400 Yelp reviewers -- many of whom call out the "monster" cocktails -- and the title of Best New Restaurant of 2011 by San Diego City Beat.
  • Kick back in the hip, bungalow-style space or on the wraparound patio and order from an "eclectic but tailored" menu (San Diego City Beat) that features gourmet street food items:
  • A shared appetizer, like the red miso BBQ wings, sausage bread or mac 'n' cheese (excludes the full sausage bread loaf)
  • Any two entrees, like the ahi tuna tacos, Frank steak sandwich or Empirehouse burger; according to San Diego City Beat, the restaurant gives tacos and burgers “a tasty twist"
  • Any two cocktails, including specialty drinks like the Ginger Babushka (their version of the Moscow mule), Raspberry Beret with vodka, fresh raspberries and ginger beer, or Bourbon Beer Cocktail with bourbon, lemonade and pale ale

The fine print

Note: Number of vouchers sold is limited, so this deal may sell out before the 'Time to Buy' has expired. Vouchers can be redeemed starting Thursday, Feb. 21, through May 21, 2013. Reservations are required for groups of 6 or more. Valid during merchant's operating hours. Each voucher valid for 2 diners only. Must be used in 1 visit. Not valid on major holidays or holiday weekends. This deal cannot be combined with any other offer or with happy hour discounts. Must be of legal drinking age to consume alcohol. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$25   $55.95
55% off | 606 bought
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Empirehouse Urban Palate
94% Enjoyed Empirehouse Urban Palate
94% (338 ratings)
Sold out at
11:39 a.m. CT on Feb. 24


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94% Enjoyed Empirehouse Urban Palate
(338 ratings)
Quality of Service
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The seared ahi was great...the 'street sized' tortillas were too small to accommodate folding and eating them like a taco...but DELICIOUS none the less!

The EH Margarita was weak...for such a tall glass and higher pricetag...I should at least have had a buzz going...

Jul 01, 2014 James California, United States

Tater tots for a starter - almost a meal in itself

Jul 01, 2014 BERNARD ROBERT California, United States

small plates

much too noisy in there. If we'd known, we would have eaten ouside. They sat people at tables right next to us, instead of spacing them out.

Jun 30, 2014 sharon California, United States



Jun 29, 2014 Laura California, United States

great deal! food and service were both good

Jun 28, 2014 Gina CA, United States

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127 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
Tel: 619-688-9283

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