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For Business Diners

New Restaurant Partners Starting April 1, 2024

Welcome to Q2, the most crucial season for closing deals. That means plenty of wining and dining, and the last thing you need during this hectic time of year is to stress over finding dining destinations that’ll impress your clients and set the tone for successful business relationships. Don’t worry: Dinova’s business-grade restaurant network includes plenty of fine dining establishments, chic happy hour destinations, and reliable caterers. Check out some of our newest partners!

Cafe Mogador

New York, NY

Sometimes, every business diner needs a restaurant where they feel at home—even in sprawling New York City. Enter Cafe Mogador, affectionately called “MOGZ,” which has been part of the East Village fabric since its inception in 1983. More than 20 years later, this family-owned establishment is still thriving, beloved for its Moroccan-inspired cuisine, people-watching, and familial atmosphere. Online reservations and ordering are available, as well as deliciously unique catering packages.

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

6 locations in NY

Fresh, homemade, and high-quality aren’t just catchwords at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. They are this restaurant’s foundation! With menus rooted in the traditions of Southern barbecue, Dinosaur adds its own flair with specialty sauces and rubs so popular they are sold throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Catering is available for corporate groups of all sizes, from in-office luncheons to large company picnics. Dinosaur can even supply servers and cook onsite with a mobile BBQ pit!

Firehouse Subs

2 locations in LA/TX

Firehouse Subs recently released the mouthwatering new BBQ Cuban club, piled high with slow-smoked pulled pork, honey ham, melted Swiss, spicy pickle chips, chipotle slaw, and golden BBQ sauce. And that’s not the only reason to hurry into Firehouse for a business meal. Every bite helps support local first responders. You can order online, snag exclusive app rewards, or call your nearest location for catering. Your taste buds and community heroes will thank you.

Ironside Pizza

Miami, Florida

Ironside Pizza is where business diners will always feel welcomed and at home while enjoying Italian cuisine inspired by the founders’ Neapolitan roots. From its woodfired pizzas to other Italian classics like spaghetti carbonara and seafood risotto, Ironside caters to all palates. High-quality, limited ingredients, like the homemade organic pizza dough, make these dishes healthier, and many can be made vegan. Make a reservation online, and remember to BYOB!


Dallas, TX

Perched atop the 50th floor of The National, Kessaku is an intimate sake cocktail lounge and sushi restaurant with handcrafted cocktails and cuisine that transcend the ordinary. Sweeping views of the Dallas skyline make Kessaku a memorable setting for corporate events and a stylish spot for happy hours or nightcaps. Want to take your business meal to the next level? Order champagne bottle service or the Kessaku Tower, a chef-curated selection of caviar, sushi, and sashimi.

Lindey’s Prime Steak House

Arden Hills, MN

For over 65 years, Lindey’s Prime Steak House has been “The Place for Steak” in Arden Hills. Why? A warm, rustic atmosphere, attentive staff, full bar, and, of course, the steaks. Lindey’s carefully oversees the buying, aging, and cutting of each and every steak, and your favorite steakhouse sides are served family-style for a communal business dining experience. Lindey’s is open for lunch, dinner, pickup, and delivery; reservations are recommended.


Dallas, TX

Obicà Mozzarella Bar

New York, NY

Obicà means “right before your eyes,” and this business dining destination is a feast for both the eyes and the taste buds. Design takes center stage, with a rich, bold vibe setting the tone for flawless client dinners or celebrations. Then there’s the menu, which reads like a who’s who of the finest Italian flavors. An in-house mozzarella bar ensures each bite is authentic and fresh, and you’ll find an extensive wine and cocktail selection.

Once Upon a Bagel

2 locations in IL

Is it just us, or does every great workday start with a bagel? Once Upon a Bagel is a business dining establishment where the smell of fresh bagels fills the air and bagel-making is an artform with old-world techniques. The menu features delicious bagel sandwiches like Nova Lox along with breakfast specials like omelets and pancakes. Catering trays are available and sure to elevate your breakfast meetings and office Bagel Fridays!

Once Upon a Deli

Northbrook, IL

Welcome to one of Northbrook’s favorite delis! Perfect for grab-and-go meals during busy workdays or feeding the whole office, Once Upon a Deli offers comfort food to satisfy any craving. From matzo ball soup to pastrami sandwiches, tuna salad, and delectable baked goods, the food here is authentic, healthy, and prepared right before your eyes. Catering is available for delivery or pickup, with crowd-pleasing options like sandwiches, roll-ups, and fruit and veggie trays.

Once Upon a Grill

Northbrook, IL

Discover the finest local cooking at this Northbrook staple. The expansive menu features classic deli favorites, Mexican specialties, stir frys, soups, wings, and much more. Some fans even claim this is the spot to find the best tacos in the North Shore! The vibe is neighborly and friendly, and business diners can always expect prompt service, seamless pickup, generous portions, and a memorable dining experience.

She Did That Soul Food Kitchen

Snellville, GA

Looking for a neighborhood gem featuring some of the best soul food in Gwinnett? She Did That is ready to welcome you to the table! Loyal patrons rave about the fall-off-the-bone meats, collard greens, and mac & cheese, but you really can’t go wrong with a menu chock-full of authentic Southern dishes prepared with love (and all the right seasonings). This establishment is happy to accommodate corporate groups and special diets and accepts online reservations.

125 locations nationwide

If you’ve never tried a Smashburger, it’s our honor to introduce you to this highly addictive business dining experience. These burgers are made differently, using a special smashing technique to create a caramelized, crispy sear that seals in all the juicy goodness within. This fast-casual restaurant also offers wings, salads, vegetarian options, and hand-spun milkshakes. Be sure to join SmashRewards to collect points with every bite and earn free fries after your first purchase.

Stonewood Ale House

Schaumburg, IL

Stonewood Ale House is an upscale-casual, full-service restaurant known for its wood-grilled American cuisine, friendly service, and huge beer selection. Business diners will find a warm atmosphere featuring cultured stone fireplaces and an extensive menu with something for every craving—from fish and chips to the ever-popular Certified Black Angus burger. Event offerings include buffets or sit-down dinners, with a private dining room for up to 80 guests. Happy hour is from 3 to 6 on weekdays!

The Mean Weiner

Highwood, IL

This restaurant offers way more than all-beef, char-boiled “wieners.” There’s truly something for every business diner on the locally sourced menu, from pure beef burgers to fresh salads and authentic Mexican fare like tacos and tamales. If you’re seeking a flavorful twist on the ever-popular hot dog, The Mean Wiener certainly doesn’t disappoint, with hearty options like the Jumbo Polish Wiener or the Junk Yard Dog, piled high with chili, nacho chips, cheddar, and onions.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub

6 locations in CO/TX

Here’s a restaurant you’ll want to bookmark for all of your business dining needs, from delivery to intimate meals and group dining. At Thirsty Lion, expect to enter as strangers and leave as friends! Happy hour is weekdays from 3-6, with terrific food and drink specials. There is also a huge scratch-made menu with shareables, handhelds, and entrees for every palate and diet (including a gluten-sensitive menu) and multiple private event spaces.

Toscano Divino

Miami, FL

“Eat well. Live well. Be well.” That’s the philosophy that makes Toscana Divino one of the best restaurants in Miami, lauded for its creative Italian cuisine, seasonal menus, and wide selection of Italian wines. This fine dining establishment is also committed to sustainability and offers a warm, sophisticated atmosphere with both indoor and outdoor seating, valet parking, and a knowledgeable, attentive staff that ensures an outstanding business dining experience.

Toscana Mare

Miami, FL

For a superb business dining experience in magical Key Biscayne, look no further than Toscana Mare. Here, you will find elevated Mediterranean cuisine that will satisfy even the most demanding palates, from Burrata e Prosciutto to Carpaccio di Polpo (octopus) and authentic Neapolitan pizzas. What’s more, business diners can enjoy specials throughout the week, like Wine Cellar Wednesdays and happy hour on weekdays, as well as gorgeous waterfront views.

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