Food Freebies & Deals: September 7 – 14, 2012

September 7, 2012 by  
Filed under Food, Restaurants & Bars

Albuquerque restaurant and food deals for the week ahead include half off movies and popcorn and kids eat free. And don’t forget to enter our giveaway of Mommy’s Market Presale Passes worth $10 each to shop the bargains early – enter the giveaway here.  

Now back to the food deals…

Pay $12.50 for a $25 Regal Entertainment Group Gift Card, valid on both admission and food concession purchases at Regal and UA cinemas. (If a box appears requesting your email address and you just want to see the deal first, click the screen outside the box and it goes away!) The movie gift card offer via Saveology is for first-time Saveology customers and was originally $15, but has been further discounted today so you save 50% at the movies, on tickets and popcorn!  The gift card doesn’t expire and is valid at any Regal, United Artist, or Edwards theater nationally. In Albuquerque, the Regal/UA cinemas are: UA Cottonwood, UA Winrock, UA High Ridge, UA Four Hills. The entire value of the card must be used in one visit.

Whole Foods Market $4.99 Beef Sale today Friday September 7. The one-day sale offers ground beef at $4.99 a pound from grass-fed cattle, with a purchase limit of 10 pounds per customer.

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

The Range Cafe 50% off selected entrees all day every Tuesday in September, 2012. The half price Range Cafe entrees deal is on their specials menu only, featuring dishes from their original 1992 menu. The 50% off promo is only on Tuesdays in September,  for in-house dining only, and it runs all day at all three Range Cafe locations. If you don’t want a special menu entree at 50% off, customers wearing a Range Cafe logo T-shirt when they dine on a Tuesday can get 15% off any entree.

Village Inn Kids Eat Free on Monday to Friday in September 2012, with the purchase of an adult entree. They get to choose a free meal from the kids menu, according to an email from Village Inn. 

Starbucks Buy 4 Get 1 Free Buy four handcrafted beverages (excluding chilled bottled drinks) and get a fifth handcrafted beverage free, until September 30 at participating locations.

Boston Market BOGO Free Market Bowl with the coupon provided when you click on the fun poll to say whether you like the left wing chicken or the right wing turkey. (Groan!) Or go straight to the Boston Market coupon here. It’s for a free Boston Market Bowl (a new $6.99 build-your-own-bowl dish) when you buy a bowl and a fountain drink, through September 16.

Dairy Queen Blizzard BOGO 99 Cents Buy one Blizzard at the regular price and get the second one for 99 cents through September 23. No coupon needed, just turn up drooling.

Artichoke Cafe Happy Hour deals on Monday to Friday from 3 – 6 pm offers 25% off all adult beverages according to an email from Artichoke Cafe. That’s 25% off glasses and bottles of wine, all beers, spirits, and cocktails. Artichoke Cafe is located at 424 Central Avenue SE.

60% off already discounted dining certificates today, Friday September 7, when you enter the promo code MENU at checkout. With the bonus 60% off MENU 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 Tapas, Cafe Trang, Forque 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 MENU

Gruet Winery Harvest Festival on October 12 and 13 includes grape stomping, music, arts and crafts, and, of course, wine and beer tasting. Tickets are $10 a day, available online at the link.

Denny’s free Nana Bread Pancake Puppies when you buy an entree of $2.50 or more and use the coupon until September 8.

Buca di Beppo Coupons to get a free small Spaghetti Marinara, Fettu Alfredo or Baked Ziti when you order any large pasta or entree. Or get $10 off when you order two pastas or entrees. Both coupons (via Valpak) are for dine-in only.

Black Angus Steakhouse Coupons for a Filet Mignon and Grilled Prawns dinner for $16.99, or a campfire feast dinner for two people for $39 including entrees such as prime rib, ribeye, salmon, and chicken, plus appetizer and dessert. All coupons are valid for up to 6 people until September 17.

Lion King Dinner Package Zinc Wine Bar and Bistro still seems to have tickets for their October 4 dinner and a show package at $155 including ticket to Disney’s The Lion King at Popejoy Hall, three course meal with half glass wine pairings, admission to the cast & crew’s private after party, and a drink ticket for the party. Price includes tip but not tax, and if you don’t want the wine pairings the price is $135. 

Scalo Wine & Dine Wednesday at 6:30 pm on September 12 serves a four course food and wine tasting menu featuring Napa Valley Flora Springs wines for $22.50 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.

Wienerschnitzel coupon for $1 off a pastrami sandwich, good for one use per visit until December 31, 2012

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Freebies Get 6 free original glazed doughnuts when you buy any 6 doughnuts, or 12 free doughnuts when you buy 12 assorted donuts, using the coupons via Premium Shopping Guide, valid at the Ellison Drive and Wyoming Boulevard locations through September 30, 2012. Good timing for Labor Day parties, methinks! They’ve also got Krispy Kreme coupons for a free coffee with any purchase, or $9.99 for two dozen doughnuts.

Pizza Nine Coupons include:

  • Free 2 liter soda with a medium or large pizza purchase
  • Free dessert with a medium or large pizza purchase
  • $5 off any $20 purchase
  • Free medium pizza when you buy a large specialty pizza (only for Pizza 9 carry-out orders)


TGI Fridays 20% Off Coupon for Facebook members who ‘Like’ their page. Get 20% off the entire food purchase for your table, on dine-in at participating restaurants. Scroll down at the link to find the coupon (it was posted there on August 30) and it’s valid until September 17.

Olive Garden Free Appetizer with the purchase of an adult dinner entree.

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

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