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Deal of the Day: $5 Burgers at Tucker Duke's Tuesdays Starting March 3

No need to cry over spilled milk (and Tucker Duke's Lunchbox peanut-butter-and-jelly bonbons). The Deerfield restaurant has officially announced it will be reinstating its Tucker Tuesday deal the first Tuesday of every month.

The limited-run $5 burger special began back in December and was supposed to run only through the holidays up until the restaurant's one-year anniversary party February 10.

Now -- thanks to a demanding public outcry -- it's back for good.

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"People were so upset that we wouldn't be doing it anymore, we decided to bring it back," said Tucker Duke's Deerfield partner, John Cortes. "Since it's become such a huge event, we decided to make it more special by just doing it just once a month rather than every Tuesday."

The next Tucker Tuesday will kick off starting March 3 and will return the first Tuesday of each month. On that day, you can get a $5 Tucker Duke burger with the purchase of any drink (soda, milk, juice, beer, or wine) from 3 to 10 p.m. On a typical Tucker Tuesday, Cortes says the restaurant sells 80 to 90 Tucker Duke burgers. During its one-year anniversary party earlier this month, it sold more than 120 Tucker Duke's.

Luckily, the deal also coincides with the restaurant's happy hour, so you can still order a happy-hour brew (most of the 23 taps change weekly) and get your $5 burger.

Moving forward, look for more great deals and new offerings, including a new burger of the month and plenty of tap takeovers featuring up-and-coming national and Florida-based breweries.

"We've got a lot planned for a second year," said Cortes. "And it all starts with the return of Tucker Tuesdays."

Tucker Duke's Lunchbox is located at 1101 S. Powerline Road in Deerfield Beach. Call 954-708-2035, or visit

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