For Business Diners
As summer vacation season draws to a close, now’s a great time to catch up with colleagues or customers over a great meal or happy hour. Check out the latest restaurants in our business dining lineup, many of which offer business-friendly amenities like private dining, catering, and online reservations.
Attention, sustainability-minded business diners! The cuisine at Ava Gene’s is “locally sourced and aggressively seasonal,” featuring Roman-inspired dishes centered around the best locally-sourced produce and meats. For private events, there’s a designated space called “Fora” (located around the corner) — a modern, sun-filled dining room full of greenery, with modular seating to accommodate any gathering. The team here is also happy to customize a food and beverage menu perfect for your event.
Beauty & Essex
Los Angeles, CA
Beauty & Essex epitomizes Hollywood glamor, evident from the moment you and your guests step into the bustling space. Occupying 10,000 square feet, it features spacious dining rooms, lounge areas, and a gorgeous brick patio. The menu is a fusion of multicultural cuisine, with dishes like grilled cheese and tomato soup dumplings and “Beauty’s Wonder Wheel,” a dessert assortment served in a carousel. For corporate events, there are also several private dining offerings.
Brickyard Craft Kitchen & Bar
New York, NY
With over 50 TVs, 40 beers on tap, and daily happy hour from 11-8, Brickyard invites business diners to let their hair down and unwind after a long workday. On the menu are the comfort food favorites, from nachos and mac n’ cheese bites for sharing to hearty salads, burgers, and steaks. Brickyard also makes the perfect venue for company meetings and team-building events, with tailored service to bring your vision to life.
Think of Cicoria as the neighborhood pizzeria everyone should have in their business dining rotation. It promises something for everyone, from the many chef-inspired, party-cut pizzas to draft beer in frosted mugs and gelato scoops. During happy hour, you’ll find great food and beverage specials like $9 pies and $4 beers. The warm atmosphere and great service make Cicoria a choice venue for company events, and there’s a private dining room in the back.
Did you know that every Earls location has a menu and vibe tailored to its community? So wherever business takes you, you’ll find a unique experience and new flavors at Earl’s. And no matter which location you visit, you can expect excellent quality and hospitality, thanks to this partner’s commitment to delivering consistently-engaging dining experiences. And Earls “Chef Collective,” an international culinary talent, is constantly testing new recipes and raising the bar.
Additional location in Plantation, FL
Business diners, start your engines. Great food and vintage vibes collide at Ford’s Garage, an all-American burger and beer joint paying tribute to America’s most iconic automobile brand. Here, you and your corporate crew will be surrounded by conversation starters — from classic Ford vehicles and memorabilia to the nostalgic auto shop uniforms — as you savor craft beers, burgers, and other comfort foods. Don’t forget to join Ford’s Motor Club for exclusive discounts, news, and freebies!
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
23 franchised locations in AL and CO
If you’ve been to a Freddy’s, you already know their steakburgers and custard concoctions are next-level. If you haven’t, why not visit for a business meal and see what all the fuss is about? Freddy’s recently introduced its Pretzel Bacon BBQ Steakburger and two new shakes, giving business diners even more to crave. And when you join Freddy’s Rewards, you can earn points toward free meals while also raking in your myDinova points.
Gabriela’s Cocina De Mexico
2 locations in New York, NY
Gabriela’s has been an Upper West Side mainstay for three decades, serving authentic Mexican cuisine reminiscent of the street markets of Guadalajara. It all starts with rotisserie chicken and slow-cooked meats, served fast and fresh for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The format is quick-service and casual, and the restaurant recently unveiled a new upscale look and feel. In short: Gabriella’s has all the ingredients for a memorable business meal, even during those hectic days!
Narin’s Bombay Brasserie
In Houston’s Galleria, you’ll find Narin’s Bombay Brasserie: a foodie oasis with impeccable service and a relaxing ambiance designed to melt away stress. Narin’s has earned many accolades, including being named a top Indian restaurant by Zagat! On the menu are traditional dishes enriched with aromatic flavors flown straight from Mumbai, which business diners can enjoy by dining in or ordering catering. Planning an event? Narin’s stunning banquet hall accommodates up to 150 guests.
Penn Station East Coast Subs
6 additional locations in IL
Nothing hits the spot like a hot sub when you’re on the go for work. At Penn Station locations, sandwiches are all prepared in front of you using hearth-baked bread, USDA choice steak, and the highest quality ingredients. Even the lemonade is freshly squeezed! Penn Station has been delighting customers since 1985 and was even named a “Dining Destination” by The New York Times. Penn Station is also committed to sustainability and supports several charities.
4 locations in IL and NY
While you don’t have to be a vegan to love the cuisine at Plant Junkie, our plant-powered business diners will undoubtedly appreciate the delicious, 100% plant-based food. This fast-casual restaurant, with a menu created by Hiranth Jaysinghe (who has worked as a personal chef for many celebrities), excels at making plants taste like your favorite comfort foods. Choose from flavor-packed bowls, combos, and sandwiches — we recommend the Wicked “Meatball” Sub!
41 Corporate locations in AR, LA, MS, TN
Popeyes has been a household name for 50 years for a reason: namely, its spicy, New Orleans-style fried chicken. Dinova diners can earn rewards and company rebates while enjoying their favorite Popeyes meals, from famously delicious chicken sandwiches to ghost pepper wings and popcorn shrimp. Pro tip: Popeye’s chicken boxes and family feasts are a crowd-pleasing option for smaller meetings. Plus, business diners can earn even more perks by ordering through the app.
Roshambo prides itself on being “The Diner’s Diner,” and with its foodie-friendly cuisine, full bar, and online reservation system, you could call it the “Business Diner’s Diner,” as well. Serving lunch and dinner, Roshambo offers daily specials and a menu full of elevated comfort foods like fried chicken, fish & grits, and chicken parmesan. You’ll also find options on the lighter side, like oysters, salads, and tuna crudo. Don’t miss the happy hour specials from 3-6, Monday-Friday!
Colorado Springs, CO
Chicken wings and tenders are always a hit when you’re feeding the office. And Wing Zone is the perfect place to get your fix fast! When you order a party pack, you can choose several different sauces and dry rubs — from classic Buffalo to lemon pepper, Thai chili and “Nuclear Habanero. You can also order group combinations with fries and veggies, or treat yourself to Wing Zone’s juicy chicken when on the go.
Plant-based • Fast-casual • Comfort foods