Source: The Restaurant at Applewood
The Restaurant at Applewood is a "food lover's paradise" (SF Chronicle) and earns a 97% approval rating from nearly 400 Travelzoo subscribers.
Aug. 27, 2014 - April 30, 2015; days vary by month
Source: FIVE Restaurant at Hotel Shattuck Plaza
FIVE Restaurant at Hotel Shattuck Plaza has been a Michelin Bib Gourmand winner for the past five years, making the prestigious list again this year.
Aug. 28, 2014 - Nov. 24, 2014; Sunday-Thursday
Source: Nemea Greek Taverna
Get your Greek on at downtown San Jose's "strong addition" Nemea Greek Taverna, praised as "cosmopolitan" and "exemplary" (San Jose Mercury News).
Aug. 13, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014; dinner Sunday-Thursday & lunch Monday-Friday
Chef Gerald Hirigoyen of Piperade "takes diners on a Basque adventure in this charming, small, and superbly authentic restaurant" (Frommer's).
June 26, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2014; closed Sundays; days vary by voucher
Source: Pizza Moda
Pizza Moda stars on SF Mag's Where To Eat Now list, and its "tasty menu" has garnered attention across the bay since last year's debut (SJ Mercury News).
April 4, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014; Wednesday-Sunday
Source: A16 Rockridge
Named one of the Bay Area's Top 100 Restaurants by the SF Chronicle, A16 Rockridge in Oakland is "fun and flavorful" with a "soulful" menu (SFGate).
Sept. 1, 2014 - Nov. 25, 2014
Source: Taste of the Himalayas
Dine on "impressive Nepalese, Tibetan, and Indian specialties in a lovely, tranquil setting" at Taste of the Himalayas on Shattuck Avenue (East Bay Express).
June 2, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014
Source: Massimo Ristorante
Massimo Ristorante in downtown Walnut Creek earns 4 stars on OpenTable, with a Diners' Choice award for Italian dining.
June 17, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014; closed Mondays
Source: Jacks Restaurant & Lounge
More than 500 Travelzoo guests reported back after dining at Jacks, and 92% loved it, calling it "perfect!" with "top-notch service" and "spectacular" fare.
May 16, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014
Source: Library Bar at Hotel Rex
"You'll have a hard time pulling yourself away from the demure but lively Library Bar," says USA Today about this swanky Hotel Rex establishment.
June 18, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
Source: The Van's Restaurant
The Van's Restaurant on the hill is an iconic Belmont venue that boasts "breathtaking views that stretch from San Francisco to San Jose" (Gayot).
July 8, 2014 - Nov. 6, 2014; Sunday-Thursday
Source: Wine Country Walking Tours
Stroll around the quaint streets of Healdsburg like a local on this four-hour guided tour, and eat and drink your way through the top restaurants and tasting rooms.
July 2, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014
Source: Mountain View Winery
Mountain View Winery in San Rafael earns a 94% approval rating from Travelzoo subscribers who rave "the staff was spectacular and the wine was very good."
June 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014; Monday-Saturday
Source: Pasta Pelican Waterfront Restaurant & Lounge
Take in the sweeping harbor views at Pasta Pelican in Alameda. Save 50% on a three-course dinner with wine at this neighborhood gem in Mariner Square.
Aug. 13, 2014 - Dec. 11, 2014
Source: The Rellik Tavern
Benicia Magazine praises The Rellik Tavern as "the Holy Grail and by far the best beer bar in town," adding that it "demands return visits.”
Aug. 25, 2014 - Dec. 21, 2014
Source: Dartealing Lounge
Dartealing Lounge boasts a 94% approval rating from more than 110 Travelzoo users. Yelp users also rate it 4 stars.
June 4, 2014 - Sept. 28, 2014
Source: Minas Brazilian Restaurant & Cachaçaria
Experience the flavors of traditional Brazilian cuisine at Minas Brazilian Restaurant & Cachaçaria, rated 4.5 stars by Yelp reviewers.
July 1, 2014 - Oct. 1, 2014; Tuesday-Thursday
Source: Ristorante Don Giovanni
Experience a slice of Italy in the South Bay at Ristorante Don Giovanni, named Best Italian of 2014 by the Mountain View Voice.
Aug. 26, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014
Source: Restaurant Ducroix
Restaurant Ducroix presents a quaint French countryside dining experience in the city, rated 4 stars from nearly 400 Yelp reviewers.
July 10, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014; Monday-Friday
Source: Himalayan Flavors
Save 50% on a meal for two at Himalayan Flavors, which boasts 4-star ratings on Yelp and OpenTable.
April 1, 2014 - Sept. 30, 2014
Source: Tambo Peruvian Restaurant
Tambo has become one of the East Bay's hottest new restaurants (Nosh); it's perfect for "those hankering for Latin American fare."
Aug. 12, 2014 - Dec. 12, 2014; dinner Monday-Saturday, lunch Monday-Friday
Source: Laurel Court at The Fairmont San Francisco
Frommer's says The Fairmont San Francisco is "the granddaddy of Nob Hill's elite cadre of ritzy hotels." Save 55% on dinner at the hotel's elegant Laurel Court.
June 5, 2014 - Sept. 5, 2014; days vary by voucher
Source: Chez TJ
Expect "thoroughly modern" French cuisine crafted with "novel ingredients and inventive techniques" at the Michelin-starred Chez TJ in Mountain View (Michelin).
June 24, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014; Tuesday-Friday
Garibaldis is a "neighborhood institution [that] serves a broad seasonal menu of creative Cal-Med creations," says Zagat, noting its "understated elegance."
June 16, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2014; dinner any day, lunch Monday-Friday