This week you can save on some eats while supporting some great local Watervliet restaurants.

As the temperatures start to warm up a bit and the economy continues to open up, the timing could not be better for you to get out for a date night meal. The arrival of Watervliet's first restaurant week makes the timing even better!

Now through this Saturday, March 6th eleven eateries are participating in "Discover Watervliet Dining Restaurant Week" according to the city of Watervliet's website. All of the restaurants taking part will be offering meal speicals for $20.21, several of them offering up 3-course options at that price point. The Purple Pub (Which just landed on our list of the area's best pizza joints), Black Bear, Deacon Blues, Arensal City Tavern, On the Hill Cafe, and more are among the great Watervliet restaurants taking part in this week's event.

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It feels like we need events like Watervliet's first restaurant week more than ever. The benefit of such an event is two-fold. First, it is a great way to promote and push business to local restaurants which have been hit so hard during the pandemic. Second, it helps diners stretch their dollar a bit right now as we are all watching our budgets so closely. Besides our local restaurant weeks, Split the Bill New York also created a great campaign recently to accomplish both of these goals by splitting the bill for one night with Saratoga diners.

You can see the full list of restaurants and all the specials being offered for Watervliet Restaurant Week here.

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