Food Freebies & Deals: April 27 – May 4, 2012

April 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Food, Restaurants & Bars

Albuquerque restaurant deals this week prove that spring winds may be blowing, but you don’t have to blow your dollars when eating out!   Was that the single most dreadful pun/ tortured intro I’ve ever written? I suppose one always has to strive to surpass oneself.  One will now get on with the food deals…

Village Inn $2 Off Any Skillet Meal today Friday April 27, using the coupon. This is the last day of Village Inn special offers this week – and if you missed hearing about it in our earlier post, subscribe to ABQ on the Cheap and then you won’t miss deals in future!

All-You-Can-Eat Horno Baked Pizzas for $5 at the Pueblo Harvest Cafe on Friday and Saturday nights. The cafe at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center also features live music on the patio, and the music and pizza nights run through September.

Albuquerque / Santa Fe Entertainment Book on Sale at $15  with free shipping. The $15 limited-time sale price includes hundreds of restaurant coupons among the discounts, 2-for-1 deals, and freebies with purchase for attractions, entertainment, and shopping. Regular price for the coupon book is $40, and the $15 sale is good on any city’s book  (search here by zip code) for about 140+ locations nationally, including Las Vegas, Orlando, Hawaii, and other much less glamorous places.  Plus get $5 off the Savings Membership in an introductory $24.99 offer (usually $30), with instant access to mobile redeemable coupons all year round.

It’s the last few days of the Subway BOGO free sub promo, running during April. Buy a 6 inch sandwich on any morning by 9 am to get another Subway sandwich free!

Los Equipales $15 gets you $30 worth at dinner, when you’re in the mood for Mexican! Buy the half off certificate in the limited time Groupon offer, and use it by July 28, 2012. Los Equipales restaurant is located at 4500 Silver Avenue SE.

Brasserie La Provence Cooking Class on May 8. Chef Claus cooks up spring leg of lamb with various fancy side dishes and an appetizer, followed by Crepe Suzette… Oh, be still my beating heart.  The menu is paired with fine wines at $40 per person. Make reservations at (505) 254-7644.

Boston Market Free Kids Meal when you buy an adult meal and drink, using the coupon through May 22, 2012. Or use this Boston Market coupon for $1 off any $10 order to May 27, or this coupon for $1 off an individual meal, Boston Carver sandwich, or salad until May 15. 

Olive Garden $5 Off  two dinner entrees or $2.50 off one entree if you’re dining alone, using the coupon. If you don’t see the offer at the website page I linked you to, here’s a direct link to the Olive Garden printable coupon, valid till May 6.

Or get a free Olive Garden appetizer or dessert when you buy two entrees, until May 27.

KFC Free Family-size Double Chocolate Chip Cake with the purchase of a 10 piece meal or larger, at participating restaurants. The offer is valid for a limited time on meals featuring Original Recipe, Extra Crispy, or Kentucky Grilled Chicken, and no coupon is needed. Reader Barb told us that the free cake is usually priced at $4.99, and the 10 piece family meal at $22.95 including sides and biscuits, so that’s a freebie bonus worth 22% of the original purchase – although pricing may vary by location.

Slate Street Cafe Spanish Wine Tasting on Tuesday May 1  from 5 – 7:30 pm in the wine loft. It’s $18 for 3 “generous pours” of the featured wines plus a light appetizer. That price is per person (so I guess you can’t share), and tax and tip are extra.

Jamon’s Frybread Cabana Pay $25 for $50 worth of dining certificates thanks to Good Day New Mexico’s Half Price Thursday. They are NOT making it clear whether you get one $50 certificate, or if it’s broken down into two $25 certificates. This is kind of important to know as you have to use the full value in one visit, and there’s no cashback for the unspent portion. So maybe only go for this if you KNOW you’ll spent $50 in one visit. (Shipping cost is $3.75, check the deal details for how you may use the certificate).

I haven’t been to Jamon’s Frybread Cabana, but it sounds so good! Has anyone tried this place? Give your restaurant review in the comment box below!

Red Lobster Festival of Shrimp has started again for 2012, and the offer is your choice of two selected shrimp dishes for $12.99, or pick three for $17.99.

Happy Hour at Landry’s Seafood every day from a whopping 11 am – 7 pm includes $5 cocktails and margaritas, $5 martinis, $4 wines, $3 well spirits, $2 premium drafts, $1.50 domestic drafts…. and a partridge in a pear tree. Happy hour food is $3 – $5, including fish tacos, various shrimp confections, and and fried artichoke hearts. Happy hour is only in the bar and on the patio, at 5001 Jefferson Street NE.

Get Ghirardelli Free Shipping if you’re shopping for mother’s day. Spend $75 to be delivered to one address (chocolate bliss for mom, or for anyone else, it doesn’t have to be for mother’s day) and get free standard shipping.

Wienerschnitzel coupon for $1 off a pastrami sandwich, good for one use per visit until June 30, 2012.

Santa Fe Churrascaria on Thursdays at Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa. At 6 pm every Thursday they’re doing the whole Brazilian thing in Las Fuentes Restaurant & Bar, with prime grilled and exotic meats, salad bar, and other ‘ethnic selections’ for $34 per person plus tax and tip. South American music by Havana Son adds to the atmosphere. Reserve at the Santa Fe resort on (505)819-4035.

Scalo Fundraiser for Isshin Ryu Club of New Mexico on April 29 from 4 – 6 pm, includes food tables, prize-filled balloons, Haitian, African, and belly dancing on the patio, and music by Sina Soul and Rodney Bowe in the bar, plus a silent auction of Japanese items. Tickets are $20 ($10 children under 12) at the door of Scalo Northern Italian Grill in Nob Hill, in in advance from Isshin Ryu (505) 764-1721


Del Taco Free Asada Taco or Free Bacon Breakfast Burrito  with the purchase of a beverage/coffee, using the Facebook coupons. You have to be a Facebook member and Like their page to get the coupon.

Regal / UA Cinemas $2 Off A Hotdog Get a Mobile Coupon for Regal’s $2 off a hotdog offer at Facebook – you just plug in your phone number and the coupon is sent to your cell. You don’t print it out (they don’t actually accept it as a printed coupon!) The mobile coupon is valid until Sunday April 29.

Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen Facebook Freebie for a free Pepsi in medium size with any purchase in April.  You have to ‘like’ them on Facebook to access the coupon.

NOTE: Not all locations may be participating in all offers – call ahead if you want to be sure.

Thanks to Julie at Kansas City on the Cheap for telling us about the Boston Market free kids meal.

–Tania  FYI I’ve given you my Groupon, Entertainment Book & MySavings affiliate link.


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