Prix-fixe meal deals: 3 picks

A sample prix fixe entree at West East A sample prix fixe entree at West East Bistro is pan-seared Long Island duck breast. (Aug. 21, 2008) Photo Credit: Newsday / Viorel Florescu

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It's during off-peak times that savvy diners can snag bargains, thanks to alluring prix-fixe deals. Here are three worth checking out:


, Hicksville

At this classy Asian Fusion spot, two different three-course fixed-price meals are offered Sunday to Thursday, all night. A $19.95 deal offers such main- course options as stir-fried chicken with garlic-ginger sauce; a $24.95 alternative features crispy jumbo shrimp with candied sesame walnut.


, Long Beach

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An upbeat vibe prevails at this stylish bistro with a fixed-price $20.12 three-course menu Sunday to Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Start with an appetizer, such as mussels in sweet vermouth and tomato sauce, followed by soup or salad, then a main course -- perhaps hanger steak or maple-glazed salmon.

JACKSON'S , Commack

The $24.95 prix-fixe is available all day, every day at this bustling Commack eatery. Dinner may start with a tropical salad or soup, followed by an entree such as Georgia peach-glazed chicken or Mediterranean salmon. Dessert could be a brownie sundae.

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