GO NUTS

Build your own cold half-sandwich from an array of breads, cheeses, meats, hummus or tuna and a variety of fixings and condiments, plus your choice of a cup of soup, a small house salad or bag of chips.

Dining deal: $9.25

Soup 2 Nuts

457 SW Sixth St., Redmond

541-526-5611

Hours: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

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WORTH THE WAIT

The daily special each Wednesday includes half a smoked chicken served with mashed potatoes, garlic toast and beans or slaw. Dine in and takeout available.

Dining deal: $10

Baldy’s BBQ

Three locations in Central Oregon

baldysbbq.com

Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday

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PIT PERFECT

For lunch, try the pulled pork sandwich topped with Joe’s BBQ sauce and slaw and served with your choice of fries, coleslaw, garlic potatoes, side salad, homemade baked beans or corn on the cob.

Dining deal: $9.99

Crossroads BBQ Pit and Pub

121 NE Third St. Prineville

541-447-3335

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

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FAMILY DINING

The whole family can enjoy the many value-priced breakfast and lunch options. Staff picks: three egg Denver omelet with pancakes or potatoes and toast for $7.50 and the Hickory Bacon BBQ burger with fries for $8.25.

Dining deal: $8.95 or less

Sargent’s Cafe

719 SE Third St., Bend

541-382-3916

Hours: 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily

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A BANG-UP MEAL

Among the many options at this gourmet sausage eatery are traditional British-style bangers and mash: hearty mashed potatoes topped with a banger sausage, gravy and caramelized onions.

Dining deal: $10

Bangers & Brews

1288 SW Simpson Ave., Suite A, Bend

541-389-2050

Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday

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THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE

At this organic, free range fast food restaurant, get a burger combo made with all natural beef, a choice of three Tillamook cheeses and organic lettuce, tomato, onion and L&T super sauce on a whole wheat bun, plus fries or a salad and a 24-ounce Bevi drink.

Dining deal: $9

Life & Time

320 SW Century Drive, Suite 100, Bend

541-797-0168

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily

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PRICE IS RIGHT FOR PIZZA

The mini-pizza lunch deal includes a 7-inch pizza, one trip through the salad bar and a drink.

Dining deal: $9.99

Abby’s Legendary Pizza

1115 NE Third St., Bend

541-382-7372

Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Thursday

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EARLY BIRD GETS THE SPECIAL

The Early Risers Special offers a choice of six breakfast combinations plus free coffee. Staff pick: half order of French toast with two eggs and two strips of bacon or two sausage links. Available after 10 a.m. for $1 more.

Dining deal: $9.25

Mo’s Egg House

950 SW Veterans Way, Suite 100, Redmond

541-527-4314

Hours: 6 to 10 a.m. Monday to Friday

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