7) Olive Garden
The Italian chain Olive Garden has an early bird special everyone can advantage of. Monday through Thursday from 3 PM to 5 PM, they offer Early Dinner Duos. For $8.99, you can pair a soup or salad with one of your favorite entrees. The soup options include minestrone, Zuppa Toscana, chicken and gnocchi, and pasta fagioli. For entrees, you can choose from a menu of traditional favorites, including spaghetti with meat sauce, eggplant parmesan, and five cheese ziti. Or, you can go for delicious lasagna or filled ravioli. Olive Garden also offers a few chicken dishes for this special, including chicken parmesan and chicken piccata. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy Olive Garden’s famous endless breadsticks. This Italian restaurant is a good choice for anyone who’s looking for a tasty and affordable early bird special.