Treat yourself to a meal out for Labor Day, which is Sept. 4. Here is a list of 17 restaurants offering food and drink specials.
Outback Steakhouse: Kids eat for free on Labor Day. Order any adult entree and get a complimentary Joey Meal for dine-in or takeout. Also, medical professionals, military veterans and state or federal service members can take 10% off their entire bill with a valid ID. For a location near you, go to outback.com.
Bulla Gastrobar: Enjoy a three-course Labor Day brunch with a prix fixe menu ($28) and bottomless mimosas ($18) from Sept. 2-4. 930 S Howard Ave., Tampa. 813-773-8626.
Tijuana Flats: From Friday, Sept. 1, to Sunday, Sept. 3, guests who purchase a taco meal kit get one free dueling queso starter. The taco meal kit feeds four to six people and includes one taco meal kit, a 4-ounce bottle of signature hot sauce, a four-pack of margaritas (or 2 gallons of tea or lemonade) and a choice of cookie dough flautas or churro bites. Price varies by location. Tijuana Flats will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of the holiday. For a location near you, go to tijuanaflats.com.
Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar: For $13, add bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys or glasses of rose to any brunch entree purchase Sept. 2-4. 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. 813-800-8226.
Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill: Whiskey Joe’s offers a new cocktail menu featuring Gator Juice ($13), made with Captain Morgan Rum, Parrot Bay Passion Fruit Rum and a float of Myers’s Rum, and the Rum Away With Me ($13), made with Soul Cachaca, Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur, passion fruit puree and lime juice. Happy hour returns on Monday, Sept. 4, from 3 to 6 p.m. featuring $4 beers, $5 house wines, $6 well drinks and $7 signature cocktails. 7720 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. 813-281-0770.
Kona Grill: Kona Grill is offering half-price food to all doctors, nurses, police, fire, EMT, hospital workers and teachers. Not valid on alcohol and only available with proof of pay stub, badge or ID. Available Sept. 1-4. 4134 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-877-5938.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar: Through Sept. 4, Fleming’s is bringing back its popular burgers for guests to enjoy in the bar. Burgers include the filet mignon sandwich ($27), the Prime Burger ($15), the California Burger ($17) and the Crispy Chickpea & Eggplant Burger ($14). Starting Friday, Sept. 1, guests can also enjoy a three-course meal including salad, filet mignon, lobster and choice of dessert ($75). That deal runs through Sept. 25. 4322 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-874-9463.
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The Original Crabby Bill’s: Only “The Original” Crabby Bill’s will be holding a Lobster Fest. You can get a crab-stuffed Maine lobster with two sides ($29), a lobster bisque bread bowl ($14), lobster sandwich (not a lobster roll, $24), Maine lobster with two sides ($26) and a lobster roast meal with lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, corn and potatoes ($45). Wash it all down with a watermelon margarita ($5). Available daily through Sept. 24. 401 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. 727-595-4825.
Guilty Sea Sports Pub: You can kick-start your night with a Star Struck Shot ($5), then dive into an order of five ($12) or eight ($16) crispy smoked wings with corn and baked beans, along with a basket of jalapeno cheddar sweet hush puppies ($8). Then, quench your thirst with a Blue Long Island ($12). Available Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 301 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. 727-361-2220.
JD’s Restaurant and Lounge: JD’s is offering a barbecue pork sandwich with fries and slaw ($13) and a barbecue sampler of ribs, pork and spicy sausage with beans and slaw ($25). The drink special is a blue raspberry bomb pop ($5). Available Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 125 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach. 727-595-1320.
Crabby Bill’s St. Pete Beach: Dig into a barbecue beef short rib dinner with beans, coleslaw and jalapeno corn bread ($24), or enjoy fried whole belly clams as an appetizer ($18), entree ($28) or large entree ($36). Drink specials are beach party punch ($6) and a pomegranate margarita ($7). Available Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 5100 Gulf Blvd., St. Petersburg. 727-360-8858.
Cabanas Coastal Grill: Get fried northern whole belly clams as an appetizer ($18), entree ($28) or large entree ($36). Drink specials include $1 off drafts, a $10 strawberry Aperol spritz and a $12 Duke Smash. Available Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 655 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater. 727-451-1134.
Jake’s Coastal Cantina: Enjoy a chicken, beef or pork barbecue burrito ($12) and a sweet watermelon margarita ($5). Available Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 500 First St., Indian Rocks Beach. 727-595-6777.
Seabreeze Island Grill: Start off with an order of conch fritters ($12) before moving on to guava short ribs with plantains, slaw and black beans and rice ($24). The drink special is a red, white and berry mojito ($7). Available Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 17855 Gulf Blvd., Redington Shores. 727-498-8688.
Evy’s Terrace Bar and Bistro: Evy’s is putting its own spin on short ribs and turning them into a flatbread pizza with pickled onions, corn salsa, cilantro, scallions, mozzarella and cilantro cream ($14). Drink specials are $1 off drafts, a $10 strawberry Aperol spritz and a $12 Duke Smash ($12). Available Aug. 31-Sept. 4. 635 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. 727-281-4829.
PDQ: Enjoy buy-one-get-one-free platters of chicken tenders or nuggets at all locations. Available Sept. 1-4. For a location near you, go to eatpdq.com.
Smokey Bones: Kids 10 and younger get a free kid’s meal and a drink with the purchase of an adult entree. Available through Sept. 20. For a location near you, go to smokeybones.com.