Food Freebies & Deals: October 19 – 26, 2012

October 19, 2012 by  
Filed under Food, Restaurants & Bars

Albuquerque restaurant deals for the week ahead include 50% off Domino’s Pizza and Papa John’s pizza gift cards, free Krispy Kreme for Halloween, and offers at Buca di Beppo, Black Angus Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Vernon’s, Gold Rush Cupcakes, and more…

Vernon’s $25 credit. Dine at Vernon’s Hidden Valley Steakhouse tonight, October 19, and get a $25 credit to use on your next visit when you mention this deal to your server and use the password: Best of Burque

Buca di Beppo $10 Off Coupons to get $10 off a dine-in order of $20 or more, or $10 off a to-go order of $30 or more, using the coupons via Valpak. If you have a larger party, the Buca di Beppo Four Eat for $40 meal deal is still running until November 11, using the coupon. The promotion serves up a large garlic bread, a large mixed green salad or Caesar salad, and a Buca large pasta of your choice. Print out the Buca di Beppo coupon by clicking the big red button at the link.

Olive Garden Buy One Get One Free in their new Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow promotion.  Dine in and order a $12.95 entree including soup, salad, and breadsticks, and choose another free entree to take home for tomorrow night’s dinner.

Outback Steakhouse Free Wings on Thursdays Get a free half order of wings on Thursdays only with any purchase when you mention “wing it” to your server on ordering. The offer is valid all day Thursdays for dine-in or take-out until November 8.

Krispy Kreme Free Doughnut on October 31. To get the Halloween deal, wear your Halloween costume to participating Krispy Kreme locations on October 31 and get a free Halloween or Pumpkin Spice doughnut with no purchase required.

50% off Gold Rush Cupcakes when you pay $15 to get $30 to spend at the downtown Albuquerque cupcake store. The offer is available in limited quantities via SweetJack, and you can redeem the certificate until January 1, 2013.

50% Off Gift Cards  $7.50 for $15 Saveology Dollars deal is available for both new Saveology customers and those who are repeat customers, and for $7.50 you get $15 worth of credit to spend on other deals at So it’s basically free money!

The remaining deals below are for first-time Saveology customers only. These are all National deals so select National if they ask you to pick a city while ordering. Click the screen outside the box requesting your email address if you want to see the deal before signing up.

Einstein Bros Bagels 25% Off  Scroll down to the bottom of the flyer at the link to find two coupons for 25% off any purchase, and free Bagel Poppers with any drink purchase, both valid until October 22, 2012.

Kids Eat Free at La Salita Children get a free ‘finger plate’ with adult meal purchase. I’m not sure how long this runs or if there’s any minimum order at La Salita Restaurant, 1217 Eubank Boulevard NE.

Half Off Ranchers Club of New Mexico in a deal offering two options. Either pay $30 for $60 worth of food and drinks or (for four people or more) $56 for $120 worth. Alcohol is excluded, in a limited time deal from Albuquerque Groupon. Then use the certificates at Ranchers Club of New Mexico in the Albuquerque Crowne Plaza hotel,  1901 University Blvd NE, by January 31, 2013.

Standard Diner Half Price Wine on Mondays. Get 50% off bottles of wine only on Mondays –  my favorite day to eat there! Considering you can get a (very good) house wine starting at around $25 a bottle at regular price, that’s quite a steal at half off! On Tuesdays it’s Server Appreciation Day. If you take in a current alcohol server permit after 5 pm on Tuesdays, you get 50% off your order.

$10 off Romano’s Macaroni Grill online orders to go when you use the Promo Code: FACEBOOK
The minimum order is $20, so if your order is $20 and you apply the promo code, you get a $20 meal for $10! It has to be a to-go order placed online at Macaroni Grill through November 6.

Chili’s Coupon for Free Skillet Queso and Chips with the purchase of an entree, when you sign up for the Chili’s email club with special offers.

Dine Out for Popejoy on Thursday October 25. It’s not a deal for you but when you eat at restaurants including The Range Cafe, Zinc, Baileys on the Beach, Yanni’s, and Standard Diner, they’ll make a donation to support Popejoy Hall. See all participating Dine Out for Popejoy restaurants.

Starbucks Buy 4 Get 1 Free Buy four handcrafted beverages (excluding chilled bottled drinks) and get a fifth handcrafted beverage free, until November 12 at participating locations.

Black Angus Steakhouse Coupons for a $16.99 sirloin steak, lobster and shrimp dinner, or get a campfire feast dinner for two people for $39.99 including entrees such as prime rib, ribeye, salmon, and chicken, plus appetizer and dessert. Both coupons are valid for up to 6 people until November 12.

Scalo Wine & Dine Wednesday at 6:30 pm on October 24 serves a four course food and wine tasting menu featuring Crawford Malone wines for $27.50 per person, plus tax and tip. You can see the food and wine menu at the link. These events at the Nob Hill restaurant fill quickly, so reserve in advance with Scalo Northern Italian Grill (505) 255-8781.

60% off already discounted dining certificates today, Friday October 19, when you enter the promo code TASTE at checkout. With the bonus 60% off TASTE promo code: a $25 value certificate (usually discounted to $10) now costs $4. Other price examples: A $100 value certificate (usually $40) now costs $16, and a $10 value certificate (usually discounted to $4) now costs $1.60.  Check individual restaurants for deal terms (eg minimum spend). Sample restaurants include Red Brick Pizza,Sophia’s PlaceEzra’s Place, Olympia Cafe, Coolwater Fusion Restaurant, Cosmo TapasForque Kitchen and Bar,  True Sushi Co. plus Vernons, Brasserie La Provence, Coronado Crossing, and many more.  Search by zip code, and the extra 60% discount doesn’t show till you’ve entered the code TASTE

And here’s one for the pooches in a Buy One Get One Free deal on Cesar : Give them more to love with cesar meaty selects Buy 1, Get 1 Free


Chili’s Free Appetizer or Dessert Coupon at Facebook, you need to click Like at the link if you aren’t already a fan of the Chili’s page.

Outback Steakhouse $5 Off and BOGO Free Coupons One coupon gives you $5 off the purchase of two dinner or $2.50 off one entree, and the Buy One Get One Free coupon is for lunch on a Saturday or Sunday. The coupons are valid to October 25, 2012, for people who Like the Outback Facebook page.

Regal / UA Cinemas $5 Pizza Get a Mobile Coupon for Regal’s $5 pizza deal at Facebook, if you’re going to the movies this weekend. The coupon is valid until October 21 – 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.

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

–Tania FYI – I’ve given my Saveology, Groupon and SweetJack affiliate links to plug you direct to those deals


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