Dinner and the Dodgers: gearing up for the playoffs

Dodger Stadium with the Metro HQ building in the background. Photo: Mark Luethi via Flickr Creative Commons

Dodger Stadium with the Metro HQ building in the background. Photo: Mark Luethi via Flickr Creative Commons

With the Dodgers looking to clinch a playoff spot, you won’t want to miss any of the action. Celebrate each win with Dinner and the Dodgers. Go Metro to dine at any of the following four restaurants before or after a game and get a special offer on the house.

Qdoba Mexican Grill – located in downtown Los Angeles, open 7 days a week until 10:30 p.m. on weekdays, 9:30 p.m. on weekends. Their 3-cheese nachos are to die for. Show your valid TAP card and save 15% on your bill. (Metro Red/Purple/Blue/Expo Line to 7th/Metro, located directly outside Hope Street exit)

Casey’s Irish Pub – located in downtown Los Angeles, open until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Fish and chips, Irish bread pudding and live music on weekends. Show your valid TAP card and save 15% on all food. (Metro Red/Purple/Blue/Expo Line to 7th/Metro)

Bar Celona – located in Old Pasadena, open until 11 p.m. on weekdays, 2 a.m. on weekends. Dine on chorizo croquettes, garlic shrimp or paella. Show your valid TAP card and receive 15% off on your bill. (Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station, Metro Bus 180 to Colorado/Raymond)

The Federal Bar – located in Long Beach, open from 11:30 a.m. Mon – Fri, 10:30 a.m. Sat – Sun. Chow down on burgers, crispy chicken sliders and pulled pork sandwiches. Show your valid TAP card and save 10% on all food items. (Metro Blue Line to Downtown Long Beach Station, Long Beach Transit 111, 191 to First/Shelter)

After eating, head to Union Station and hop on the free Dodger Stadium Express to the game!