Seven East End dinner specials worth checking out

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The Dory on Shelter Island. (Credit: JoAnn Kirkland)

Looking for a great lobster bake? How about a three-course meal for $25?

Dining out during the week is a great way to save a few pennies. But if you want to live it up on the weekends, these local eateries are also open on Saturdays and Sundays, sometimes with live music.

Check out these great deals below.

Porto Bello

Tuesday is ladies night at Porto Bello in Greenport. Enjoy a complimentary 10-minute massage from the “Mobile Beauty Unit.”

The restaurant serves dinner daily and lunch on weekends with live music by East End folk band Points East on Saturdays.

Porto Bello, 1410 Manhanset Ave., Greenport, (631) 477-1515, portobellonorthfork.com

The Tavern Restaurant

The bar at The Tavern. (Credit: Julie O’Neill-Bliss, courtesy)

Enjoy a $25 prix-fixe at this Shelter Island standout on Sunday nights. The restaurant is open for dinner 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The bar opens at 3 p.m. and happy hour specials run until 6 p.m.

11 Stearns point Rd., Shelter Island, (631) 749-5659, shelterislandhouse.com

CJ’s American Grill

CJ’s American Grill. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

CJ’s offers weeknight deals including a three-course prix-fixe on Monday and a $30 lobster bake on Wednesday.  Happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. with $5 appetizers, $3.50 rack drinks, and $2.50 domestic beer bottles.

Be sure to check out the “wine wall” where bottles of Long Island wine are only $25.

10095 Main Rd., Mattituck, (631) 315-5311, cjsamericangrill.net

aMano

The dining room at aMano. (Credit: Courtesy Photo)

aMano offers a $29.95 three-course prix-fixe on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday as well as half-priced bottles of wine on Wednesday and half-priced pizzas on Thursdays.

13550 Main Road, Mattituck, (631) 298-4800, amanorestaurant.com

Commander Cody’s

Commander Cody’s on Shelter Island (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Commaner Cody’s offers a two for one flounder dinner specials on Fridays for just $25. The fish market is open seven days a week and the restaurant is open for dinner every day and for lunch Fridays through Sundays.

41 Smith St., Shelter Island, (631) 749-1851

Elbow East

A marinated cheeseburger at Elbow East in Southold. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Elbow East in Southold offers a clambake every Wednesday. For $31.95 you get a whole lobster, littleneck clams, steamers, mussels, shrimp, barbecue chicken, cole slaw and corn on the cob. And on Thursdays the restaurant offers a house-cut prime rib (marinated or u jus) with a potato or vegetable side for $26.95.

50 N. Sea Dr., Southold, (631) 765-1203, elboweast.com

The Dory

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The Dory on Shelter Island. (Credit: JoAnn Kirkland)

The Dory will host “Italian Night” every Monday evening this season.  Start with a garden salad and choose from five main courses for $14.95.

Enjoy the movie of the week at 7 p.m. They are currently screening Titanic.

185 N. Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, (631) 749-4300

*  These specials were listed in advertisements printed in the June 15 editions of Times Review newspapers. To advertise your specials, email sderr@timesreview.com.