Savor sweet deals on meals during TroyRestaurant Week

By: Terry Oparka | Troy Times | Published March 11, 2015


Get out of the house and get the dish on Troy restaurants during Troy Restaurant Week March 15-20.

“We work with the restaurants. They help to dictate what time of year to do this,”  said Ara Topouzian, president of the Troy Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the event. “We want to do this when it’s beneficial to them. I suspect it’s a slower time.”

Prices for lunch average about $15, and dinner prices for set entrees range from $19 to $35.

“It’s a hit with our guests,” said Sue Simich, sales manager for Ocean Prime. “It’s very popular. The guests that don’t join us regularly are able to come in. It’s a chance to showcase the restaurant to a wider group of people. It’s very busy.”

Sakura Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi and NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus are new to Restaurant Week.

Jackie He, manager of Sakura, which has been open since November on Rochester Road, explained that Sakura means “cherry blossom” in Japanese.

“We’re competing with restaurants that have been here 20 years,” he said. “It’s a chance to present ourselves and let people see our grills are a signature part of our restaurant.”

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Troy Restaurant Week spring lineup
• 2Booli
• Bahama Breeze
• Bonefish Grill
• Carrabba’s Italian Grill
• Kona Grill
• Kruse & Muer on Wilshire
• Loccino Italian Grill & Bar
• Lakes
• McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks
• Mon Jin Lau
• Morton’s The Steakhouse
• NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus
• Ocean Prime
• Papa Vino’s Italian Kitchen
• Picano's
• Ruth’s Chris Steak House
• Sakura Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi
• Shield’s Restaurant Bar Pizzeria
• The Capital Grille
• The Melting Pot of Troy
• Tre Monti Ristorante