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Islands Beach Break Tuesdays and a Big Giveaway!

Mr. K and I recently went to experience Beach Break Tuesdays at Islands and I’ve been given a opportunity to host a great giveaway package, including a $100 gift card to Islands. Details of all the giveaway items in the package is at the end of this post.

Islands has happy hour in the bar area every weekday, but on Tuesdays, they have a special Beach Break Tuesdays happy hour that starts at 4 and runs all night long. In addition to some super cheap cocktails and appetizers, what I really loved about my experience was the freebies! I love getting free stuff.

When we sat down, the tables were decorated with koozies and inside each one was a really nice metal keychain shaped like a sandal and it doubles as a bottle opener. There are a few different colors. After much contemplating, I went with the purple keychain and the green koozie.

In addition, while we were eating, employees passed out beach towels as well. So we went home with keychains, koozies, and beach towels. Horray for free stuff!

Of course there was cheap food and drink options too.

Chips & Salsa

Chips and salsa are free at the bar during happy hour. We opted to add the fresh made guacamole which costs an additional $2.45. The chips were warm and crunchy and we devoured the plate of chips and dip in a matter of minutes.


We had really enjoyed the poke on our last visit, so we got it again. It didn’t taste quite the same. This time there seemed to be a lot of black pepper added to it. I preferred the version we had last time but Mr. K preferred this one. He said it reminded him of spicy tuna rolls. I like that it’s served on fried wonton skins which have a lighter texture than tortilla chips.

Hawaiian Sliders

We had these previously and enjoyed them and I enjoyed them again this time as well. The patties were moist and I like the addition of grilled pineapples.

Mai Tai

Since it was Happy Hour, Mr. K also ordered a Mai Tai. There are five different cocktails available for reduced prices during Beach Break Tuesdays.

If you come between 4-7, you can enjoy the regular happy hour menu items in addition to the Beach Break Tuesday items, which really maximizes the discounted food and drink items.

Currently, Beach Break Tuesdays is offered every Tuesday in the bar area from 4 until close. The free keychains, koozies, and towels are while supplies last. Here is the Beach Break Tuesday menu:

Now onto the giveaway. One lucky reader will be win this great gift pack sponsored by Islands which includes:

  • $100 Islands gift card
  • 1 backpack
  • 2 towels
  • 1 keychain bottle opener
  • 2 koozies

The contest will run until August 16, 2013 at 11:59 pm PST. Please note, this contest is only open to US residents. I will use to choose the winner.

To enter, leave a comment at the end of this post, telling me what about Beach Break Tuesdays sounds most appealing to you (A specific dish? Cocktail? Freebies?). For additional entries.

1. Like this post on Facebook. Then leave a comment at the end of this blog post telling me you’ve done so. Make sure your entry is separate from your first comment entry so that it is counted separately.

2. Follow me on Twitter and tweet the following “Win $100 to @islandsburgers for Beach Break Tuesday Giveaway @kirbiecravings” Then leave a separate comment at the end of this blog post telling me you’ve done so and linking to your tweet.

Good luck!

Please note, this giveaway is being sponsored by Islands. In addition, our Beach Break Tuesday meal was complimentary. All opinions in this post remain my own.

102 comments on “Islands Beach Break Tuesdays and a Big Giveaway!”

  1. The cocktails and food would be my thing for going there.

  2. the cocktails sound good

  3. I like this post on Facebook

  4. Freebies are always good! Seriously, I would try the poke. I’m always on the lookout for good poke outside of Hawaii.

  5. The poke sounds delicious!

  6. I liked your post on facebook

  7. Moscow mule and freebies of course πŸ™‚

  8. freebies! i would ditch the koozie, but go for the keychain and beach towel. also, the sliders look good. and i’d probably get the guac just cuz it’s so cheap.

  9. After the type of week I’ve been having, a Mai Tai sounds DELICIOUS right now. And the price on Beach Break Tuesdays is definitely a great deal.

  10. I have liked your post on facebook. =)

  11. I think the Poke sounds very tasty! I am happy to know about the Tuesday specials!

    I also liked this on Facebook!

    Mira Mesa

  12. We have not visited Islands in awhile but the spicy tuna rolls look so yummy and healthy made with wontons that we can’t wait until next Tuesday.

  13. The Hawaiian Sliders sound great!

  14. I liked the post on facebook.

  15. I love Happy Hour and this sounds like a good one. I would order similar to what you did, a Mai Tai and some poke sounds yummy and light for summer!

  16. also liked the post on FB!

  17. I love poke so that sounds amazing!

  18. Island just opened up a new store in our area,I’ve never tried it.
    With freebies, discount food and drinks certainly will be a good excuse to check it out.

  19. Sharing the food with friends and having a lot of different tasty treats.

  20. I follow you on Facebook

  21. Liked on FB!

  22. The poke looks so good! I’ve never had fried wonton skins, unless fried wontons count, but they look delicious.

  23. Liked your post on FB!

  24. you can never beat free stuff πŸ™‚

  25. The Poke sounds super good. πŸ™‚

  26. I would go with the freebies of course!

  27. I have been reading your blog for a couple of years and have tried several of the restaurants that you have reviewed. I’ve never been to Islands but I sure would like to try the Poke!

  28. Everything sounds great, and I wish I had heard of this earlier! I think the drinks and freebies are the best part.

  29. Liked on Facebook!

  30. This prize sounds AMAZING πŸ˜€ I LOVE Islands!! I’m already following you on Twitter and I tweeted the link…The food sounds the most appealing, especially their sliders because they are the bomb!

  31. My husband, being a fan of Islands, would be very happy if we win this sweepstakes! The most appealing thing about the Beach Break Tuesday promotion would be a tie between the freebies and the sliders.

  32. Free towels?! I’ve never heard of such thing at a restaurant. Sounds amazing!

  33. Definitely love the freebies. Perfect place for a fast dinner.

  34. I Liked the Facebook post. (My FB name is Healthy, Organic & Cheap).

  35. Really want one of those flip flop keychains!

  36. liked on FB!

  37. That’s awesome that there’s so many freebies! gotta love free stuff. Those sliders look good too. Last time I went to Islands, they overcooked my burger πŸ™ So a chance to redeem the islands name would be cool

  38. I liked your post on FB too!

  39. The Mai Tai sounds delicious!!

  40. I also liked the post on FB! Thank you!!

  41. They all sound great, but I’m most intrigued by the freebies. πŸ™‚

  42. Beach Break Tuesdays sound great! I’d love to try the Hawaiian sliders. They sound delicious.

  43. The Mai Tai sounds best to me…Islands makes a FABULOUS mai tai, yum!!

  44. I have liked the Facebook post!

  45. I liked this on facebook and i like it here too!

  46. I love Islands but the thing im most excited about with the beach breaks is definitely the guacamole and mai tais!

  47. Really digging their Hawaiian inspired vibe. Horray for poke and freebies!

  48. The Mai Tai sounds wonderful! πŸ™‚

  49. I want sandal key chain!!!!!

  50. The Hawaiian Sliders look delicious.

  51. Hope iwin! I want to try the poke.

  52. I’m excited about the free chips and salsa,poke, and Moscow mule!

  53. I liked ur post on fb.

  54. I like chips and salsa

  55. The poke and wonton chips look so good!

  56. The amazing drink and food prices! Everything looks ridiculously yummy!!

  57. Liked on FB as Debnmike Moretti

  58. Liked this post on fb

  59. I’m a big fan of poke — if it’s made well. If I win, here’s to hoping Islands’ version is a good one!

  60. The Moscow Mule caught my eye– I love a good mule!

  61. Drinks! Sounds delicious.

  62. Liked the post on facebook.

  63. Definitely the chips and salsa or the sliders

  64. Liked on Facebook

  65. Followed you on Twitter too. Here’s the tweet:

  66. i would love the poke and a moscow mule for sure!

  67. i follow you on twitter!

  68. i liked this post on facebook!

  69. I want to try the poke! And I always like the fruity strong cocktails.

  70. The freebies, like the beach towels, look cute.

  71. Cocktails, of course!

  72. I would love to try the poke or the miso glazed salmon. They look amazing!

  73. I also liked the Facebook post!

  74. I always love trying the food but the drink prices are really tempting me… beware the liquid calories! πŸ™‚

  75. Liked on Facebook. Thanks for the giveaway!

  76. Mm, unlimited chips and salsa!

  77. The cocktails look good. Esp the mule

  78. I want to try the poke!

  79. All the food sounds good!

  80. The sliders look good!

  81. the free chips are the most tempting! along with the poke.

  82. Like this post on Facebook as Daniel Budsy

  83. Also liked on FB!

  84. Liked on Facebook

  85. I just want the freebies. πŸ˜›

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