03/29/2011 11:19 am ET Updated May 28, 2011

This Week's Chicago Deals: $2 Tacos, $5 Martinis And More

Don't waste your money on overpriced food and drinks. Instead, check out some of these great daily deals and plan your week accordingly.

Tuesday: $2 Tacos and $4 Margaritas at J. Patrick's Bar and Grill
Thanks to their great food and drink specials, you can make it a Mexican night at J. Patrick's every Tuesday. Order up tacos for just $2 for a cheap lunch or dinner. Since that's sure to work up your thirst, there are also $4 margaritas and $3 Corona and Dos Equis bottles available as well. 1367 W. Erie St.; 312-243-0990

Wednesday: Half-Price Burgers at Sports Corner Bar and Grill
Wrigleyville's Sports Corner is a hot spot on any Cubs game day, but it's also a great place to get food and drink specials most nights of the week. Wednesdays are particularly popular for their half-priced burgers, $10 domestic pitchers and $15 import and craft pitchers. While you fill up on burgers and booze, participate in Wednesday night trivia for a chance to win prizes.
956 W. Addison St.; 773-929-1441

Thursday: $4 Jack Daniels Cocktails and Draft Beers at The Ashland
At The Ashland
, you can watch your favorite Thursday night shows while sipping on cheap drinks. Order any draft beer or Jack Daniels cocktail and pay just $4 a piece. Meanwhile, shows like "The Office," "Community," and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" will be playing on the flatscreens. 2824 N. Ashland Ave.; 773-883-7297

Friday: $5 Martinis at Grand Central
What better way to kick off the weekend that with some cheap drinks? At Grand Central, you'll have your choice of $4 bombs, $15 buckets of domestic bottles or $5 martinis. Grand Central has an especially impressive list of Absolut martinis from which to choose. For a sweet treat, order the chocolate martini made with vanilla Absolut, cookies n' cream liqueur and white chocolate liqueur. 950 W. Wrightwood Ave.; 773-832-4000

Sunday: $6 Jumbo Bloody Marys at 10Pin Bowling Lounge
Forget your typical brunch routine and mix it up with an afternoon of bowling and drinking at 10Pin. For $3 each, you can order up Miller Lite and MGD bottles. However, the real steal is the jumbo-sized Bloody Mary deal, which costs just $6 and just might give you the edge you need to bowl a strike. 330 N. State St.; 312-644-0300