Food Freebies & Deals: October 26 – November 2, 2012

October 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Food, Restaurants & Bars

Albuquerque restaurant deals for the week ahead… including some spooky Halloween deals and a Taco Bell freebie. Know of any other Halloween freebies or special offers? Tell us in the comment box below or drop us an email.

Free Doritos Locos Taco at Taco Bell on Tuesday October 30 from 2 pm to 6 pm only. The freebie at participating Taco Bell restaurants is part of a promo to give away free tacos if a base is stolen by any player during the 2012 World Series. It’s one free taco per person.

Kids Eat Free at Outback Steakhouse on October 31, with the purchase of an adult entree. The free Kids’ Meal is for ages 10 and under, on Halloween only, for dine-in and take-away at participating restaurants. If you dine-in on October 31, look look in the beverage book on your table to see if you find a note saying “You have found the treat.” If you do, tell the server – it’s worth a free steak dinner on your next visit between November 1 and November 29.

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.

This Chipotle Boorito Halloween Deal offers customers in costume a $2 burrito, bowl, salad, or tacos, on October 31 from 4 pm until closing.

Hops & Harvest Festival on October 27 at Marble Brewery is free to celebrate Halloween with music from the Squash Blossom Boys at 1 pm, Los Radiators at 3 pm, and Kubatana Marimba Southwest at 6 pm. They also have a costume contest. You’ll have to pay for your beer, apple cider, and goodies from the food trucks at the fundraiser for the Downtown Growers Market, from 1 – 8 pm, 111 Marble NW.

Quiznos Coupon for free chips or a cookie plus a regular fountain drink when you buy a regular or large sub or a large  salad through October 31.

Half off Pizza Nine when you pay $25 to get $50 worth of certificates to spend on dine in or carry out. The offer gives you 5 x $10 certificates for $25, and it’s available in limited quantities via SweetJack. Redeem the certificates until April 26, 2013.  SweetJack has offered some sweet deals lately and I can’t mention all of them, but at the link there’s a tab at the very top to Get Deals by Email.

You can also find Pizza Nine Coupons here for freebies with purchase and discounts, but you can’t combine promotions.

50% Off Gift Cards for first-time Saveology customers only including Domino’s and Papa John’s pizzas, and major retailers. 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.

  • Papa John’s gift card50% off at $5 for a $10 gift card.
  • Domino’s Pizza gift card 50% off at $5 for a $10 gift card
  • Denny’s 50% off gift cardat $12.50 for $25 card
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels 50% off gift card at $5 for a $10 card
  • Old Navy 50% Off  a gift card at $7.50 for a $15 card, or get $10 off with the option to pay $15 for a $25 gift card.
  • Toys R Us gift card  50% off at $5 for a $10 gift card
  • Gap gift card 50% off at $7.50 for a $15 card
  • Half price Staples gift card at $7.50 for a $15 card.
  • iTunes Gift Cardat $7.50 for a $15 iTunes card valid on songs, albums, movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and iPod games.

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

Zinc Cellar Bar Happy Hour  is at 5 – 7 pm daily, with $5 wines, $4 margaritas and mojitos, and some great food bargains. I was at happy hour this week and the portions are enormous (enough for two to share) including for $6 each: a delicious spinach artichoke dip with baguette, bruschetta with several tasty toppings, and red chile tuna melt sliders.

Fratelli Bistro Half Off with the deal at the link to pay either $8 for $16 worth of food at Fratelli, or $20 for $40 worth for a party of four or more, both at dinner only. The Groupon half off certificate is available in limited quantities/limited time, then spend it on calzones, pasta and the like within 180 days at Fratelli Bistro, 1606 Central Avenue (near University).

Free Tequila Tasting at El Pinto on November 1 from 6 – 8 pm. This is the launch event in the Tequila Bar for the new Herradura Double Barrel Reposado, and according to an email will include free tastings, appetizers and “surprises.”

$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.

Get Outback Steakhouse Free Wings on Thursdays until November 8. 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.

Entertainment Book 2013 is out with 15% off and free shipping. You can start using the coupons and mobile coupons now, through November 2013. The Albuquerque Entertainment Book 2013 offers over $62,000 in local savings for attractions, entertainment and shopping, including 194 restaurant coupons.

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.

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.

Olive Garden Buy One Get One Free in their 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.

Get exclusive coupons and earn rewards from favorite Kellogg’s brands by signing up for Kellogg’s Family Rewards with special offers and promotions.


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.

Regal / UA Cinemas $3 Corn Dog Nuggets Get a Mobile Coupon for Regal’s $3 deal at Facebook, if you’re going to the movies this weekend. The coupon is valid until October 28 – 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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