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Presidents Day 2018

Presidents Day 2018

Feb 16, 2018

Enjoy your long weekend on Presidents Day (Monday, February 19) by staying up late, sleeping in and enjoying all of the extended brunches, special lunches and happy hour deals. We’ve rounded up our top happenings going down this Presidents Day from Capitol Hill to sunny California, and everywhere in between – check ’em out!

Washington DC Presidents Day happenings.
California Presidents Day happenings.
Las Vegas Presidents Day happenings.

 

three pizzas from stella barra, one with sausage and one margherita
Stella Barra pizzas from Chef Jeff Mahin

 

CHICAGOLAND

 

Beatrix
CONTACT: Fulton Market 312-733-0370; River North 312-284-1377; Streeterville 312-642-0001
Enjoy brunch at Beatrix for Presidents Day! Indulge in some favorites, like the Light & Fluffy Lemon Pancakes and Quinoa Cakes w/ Poached Eggs along with any of our fresh squeezed juices or brunch cocktails. Make a reservation at Beatrix.

 

Booth One
WHEN
: Lunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
CONTACT312-649-0535
A three-day weekend is a perfect chance to try Booth One’s new lunch menu! Start off with the Lobster Cappuccino or the Egg Salad Toast before moving onto the Lobster Louie Salad, Dinah’s Grilled Cheese and Green Sandwich with broccoli, bibb lettuce, parmesan and green goddess dressing. Don’t forget to order a signature cocktail (or mocktail), and end on a sweet note with desserts like Double Chocolate Mousse Pie and Orange Crème Caramel. Make a reservation at Booth One.

 

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
WHEN: Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Happy Hour 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
CONTACT773-935-5000
Take advantage of Monday off with our Happy Hour, running from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the bar area! Pintxos for $1, select tapas for $2-4 and $16 pitchers of classic red sangria is perfect for extending the weekend. Can’t make it to Happy Hour? We’ve got our craft cocktail list offered at half price all night in the full restaurant. Click here for Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! menus and make a reservation at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!

 

Ema
CONTACT: 312-527-5586
Have the day off for Presidents Day? Join us at Ema for a Mediterranean brunch with favorites like the Lamb Shakshuka, Kefta & Eggs and Fried Chicken Sandwich. Also make sure to sip on any of our brunch cocktails, like the Bloody Mary. Make a reservation at Ema.

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago 
WHEN: 5:00 – 9:30 PM
CONTACT773-348-8886
End the three-day weekend at your favorite neighborhood bistro. We’ll have all of the cold-weather staples like Beef Bourguignon, Wild Escargots Du Bourgogne and Onion Soup Au Gratin. Click here for the Mon Ami Gabi Chicago menu and make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Chicago.

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook
WHEN: Lunch 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Happy Hour 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
CONTACT630-472-1900
Whether you’re hitting the sales at Oakbrook Center or enjoying a relaxing day off, join us at Mon Ami Gabi for your French favorites. Take advantage of our Express Lunch menu, featuring a three-course meal of soup or salad, steak or salmon frites and dessert for $17.95 from 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM, or join us later for Happy Hour in the bar area from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. And don’t forget…bottles of wine are half price every Monday, all night. Click here for the Mon Ami Gabi Oak Brook menu and make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Oak Brook.

 

R.J. Grunts
CONTACT: 773-929-5363
Lincoln Park institution, R.J. Grunts, will be serving up brunch this President’s Day from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Enjoy the famous “All-U-Can-Eat Weekend Brunch”, with items ranging from Pecan Bread Pudding French Toast and Mini Belgian Waffles to Grunts’ Thick-Cut Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, and Yogurt & Granola for $16.95. As always, the world famous salad bar will be available (and included in the price!). Be sure to come hungry, and don’t forget to top off the meal with special $5 Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Make a reservation at R.J. Grunts.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria
WHEN: Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Happy Hour 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
CONTACT773-634-4101
Make the most of your day off with our brand new Happy Hour menu featuring $3 beers, $4 wines and $5 well drinks, plus Sicilian Pizza by the slice, chicken wings and more, available in the full restaurant from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Click here for the full Stella Barra Chicago menu and make a reservation at Stella Barra Chicago.

 

Summer House Santa Monica – Chicago
WHEN: Lunch 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT773-634-4100
Looking for the perfect place to spend a cold winter day off? Summer House opens at 10:00 AM! We’ll have our full lunch menu available along with limited brunch offerings such as the Spinach & Kale Omelette and Our Very Nice Caramelized French Toast, served ‘til 3:00 PM. Click here to see the SHSM Chicago menu and make a reservation at SHSM Chicago.

 

close up of french toast with butter
Our Very Nice Caramelized French Toast at Summer House

 

WASHINGTON D.C. METRO

 

Community Canteen – Reston Town Center
WHENBrunch 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
CONTACT703-707-9442
Early riser? Head to Community Canteen for breakfast on Presidents Day – we’re open from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM with your favorite coffee drinks, fresh pastries, custom omelets and more. Click here for full menu and daily specials. Parking will be free all day in all garages

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Bethesda, MD
WHEN: Brunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT301-654-1234
Spend your Monday off at your favorite neighborhood bistro. We’re opening up early with our full brunch menu – think crêpes, Eggs Benedict, waffles and more – plus $4 Bloody Marys and Mimosas at the bar. Click here for the Mon Ami Gabi Bethesda menu. Can’t make it to brunch? Happy Hour is served from 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM in the bar area, featuring $6 Mussels, $6 Onion Soup, $3 beers, $6 wines and more. Make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Bethesda.

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Reston, VA
WHENBrunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT: 703-707-0233
Three-day weekend = three days of weekend brunch! Enjoy brunch staples like crêpes, Eggs Benedict, waffles and more – plus our famous build-your-own Bloody Mary Bar and DIY Mimosas. Click here for the Mon Ami Gabi Reston menu. Parking will be free all day in all garagesMake a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Reston.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria – North Bethesda
WHEN12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT301-770-8609
Have Monday off? We’re opening doors at 12:00 AM with our full menu complete with signature pizzas, salads, small plates and more. Don’t forget our brand new Happy Hour in the full restaurant from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM to make the most of your three-day weekend. Click here for Stella Barra N. Bethesda menus and make a reservation at Stella Barra N. Bethesda.

 

Summer House Santa Monica – North Bethesda
WHENBrunch 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT301-881-2381
What better way to spend a chilly February day than at Summer House? Join us on your day off for your favorite brunch dishes available from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM on Presidents Day. We’ll have Buttermilk Pancakes, Roast Vegetable Hash and more, alongside plenty of craft cocktails to enjoy. Click here for the SHSM North Bethesda brunch menu and make a reservation at SHSM North Bethesda.

 

mon ami gabi's smoked salmon benedict
Smoked Salmon Hash Brown Benedict at Mon Ami Gabi in Reston, VA

 

LAS VEGAS

 

El Segundo Sol
WHEN11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT702-258-1211
Keep the long weekend going with tacos and margaritas! Frozen or on the rocks, we have you covered with flavors like mango, prickly pear and more. We’re open normal hours, with Happy Hour from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the bar area. Click here for the El Segundo Sol menu and make a reservation at El Segundo Sol here.

 

Mon Ami Gabi – Las Vegas
WHENBreakfast 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Lunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
CONTACT702-944-4224
Spending the three-day weekend in Las Vegas? Mon Ami Gabi is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with all of your French favorites. Feast on crêpes, burgers, steak frites and more beneath the Eiffel Tower. Click here for the Mon Ami Gabi Las Vegas menus and make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Las Vegas.

 

Stripburger
WHEN11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
CONTACT702-737-8747
Party on the patio? Yes please! Spend your Monday off with a burger in one hand and a boozy milkshake in the other. Click here for the full Stripburger menu.

 

CALIFORNIA

 

M Street Kitchen
WHENBreakfast 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Lunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Dinner 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
CONTACT310-396-9145
Looking to make the most of your day off? M Street Kitchen is open bright and early at 8:00 AM with fresh-baked pastries, omelettes and pancakes, followed by lunchtime favorites including the Avocado Toast, Spice-Rubbed Mahi Mahi Tacos and more. Don’t miss our brand new Happy Hour from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, available in the full restaurant. Click here for the M Street Kitchen menus and make a reservation at M Street Kitche here.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria – Hollywood
WHENLunch 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Dinner 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Happy Hour 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
CONTACT323-301-4001
Whether you have the day off or not, pizza is always the right choice. Join us on Presidents Day for lunch or dinner! We’ll also have our brand new Happy Hour menu all day from 11:00 AM ‘til 6:00 PM, featuring $3 beers, $4 wine, $5 well drinks, plus food specials, in the full restaurant. Click here to view the full Stella Barra Hollywood menus and make a reservation at Stella Barra Hollywood.

 

Stella Barra Pizzeria – Santa Monica
WHENDinner 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Happy Hour 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
CONTACT310-396-9250
Make the most of your day off with our brand new Happy Hour menu featuring $3 beers, $4 wines and $5 well drinks, plus Sicilian Pizza by the slice, chicken wings and more, available in the full restaurant from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Click here for the full Stella Barra Santa Monica menu and more information. Walk-ins welcome.

 

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