3 Best Places to Eat and Drink This Week in Metro Phoenix

Joyride Taco House Tuesday, December 23

Both the Phoenix and Gilbert locations of Joyride Taco House are serving up some sweet deals on Tuesday nights. From 2 p.m. to close you can get $2 tacos in varieties such as braised beef, shrimp, chicken tinga, baja fish, and more. The Tuesday night specials also includes handmade margaritas for $5 each -- and from 2 to 6 p.m you can double up on deals by taking advantage of the restaurant's weekday happy hour. Those specials include $4 guacamole, $6 ceviche, and $5 Mexican beer pitchers. For more information check the Joyride Taco House Facebook.

See also: 5 Places to Pick Up A Last Minute Christmas Dessert in Metro Phoenix

TapHouse Kitchen Wednesday, December 24

Head to TapHouse Kitchen in Scottsdale for the restaurant's new Tastings For Two menu, available every day after 4 p.m. The deal includes two drinks from the tap, one appetizer, and two entrees for $32 a person. If that doesn't seem like a steal, consider that the drink options include Makers Mark, Jameson Irish, and High West Straight Double Rye whisky on tap, as well as a selection of wines, craft beers, and even craft beer flights. For food, look for entree options such as Chicken and Dumplings, Pork Tenderloin, Fish Fry Everyday, and Shrimp Pasta Primivera. For more information call 480-656-0012 or visit the TapHouse Kitchen website.

Christmas Dining Options in Metro Phoenix Thursday, December 25

If you're still undecided about where to go for Christmas dinner be sure to check out our list of dining options around the Valley. And in addition to the dozen options in our round up, we've got a few more choices for you to explore. Head to Ra Sushi for a non-traditional Christmas dinner this year; all five Valley locations will be open from 4 to 11 p.m. Sierra Bonita Grill, located in Phoenix, will also be serving Christmas dinner. Until 8 p.m. the restaurant will be serving Christmas specials such as a14-ounce Smoked Prime Rib and Pan Seared Sea Scallops topped with a saffron butter sauce and paired with carrots ambrosia, in addition to the regular menu.

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