Food Freebies & Deals: October 22-29, 2010
Albuquerque restaurant deals include kids eat free, free spaghetti for all, free burger, free drinks, deals on pizza, wine class and tasting, Barnes & Noble Cafe, chocolate dipped fruit, and more…
Free Spaghetti at Buca di Beppo on Monday October 25. Buy a small or large pasta or entree, get a portion of free spaghetti with your choice of meat sauce or marinara sauce. Reservations recommended as they might be busy dishing out the free spaghetti!
Free Taco Bell Orange ‘n Creme Swirl Frutista Freeze Taco Bell is giving away 500,000 free Fruitista Freezes until November 25, 2010, or until the coupons are redeemed for the half a million free drinks, whichever comes first. A notice at the coupon page will say when they’ve run out, and if you’ve printed the coupon but haven’t redeemed by then, you’re out of luck. So claim your freebie soon!
Half Price Wine Class & Tasting A 3 hour wine class and 24 tastings plus hors d’oeuvres for $25 (usually $50) at Don Quixote – a Bandalier/Los Alamos craft distillery and boutique winery (35 miles NW of Santa Fe.) The ABQ Groupon half price wine tasting deal is available till midnight Sunday October 24 – then use within a year. Classes are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month.
Free Denny’s Cheese Quesadilla with the coupon and a $2.50 entree purchase, till October 31. The extremely hard to read tiny print says one coupon per check per visit, at participating restaurants.
Free Wienerschnitzel Double Ultimate Chili Cheeseburger when you buy Ultimate Chili Cheese Fries at regular price. You need the coupon to nab the free burger, and it’s good to November 27, 2010.
Edible Arrangements dipped fruit for $10 Save $15 on the regular price of $25 till October 24. Either order the promo online at the link, or call 877-DO-FRUIT / 877-363-7848 and mention being a Facebook fan. You must pick up the $10 dipped fruit boxes at a local store, and orders made by October 24 must be collected by October 27.
Free Izze Drink at Barnes & Noble Cafe With the purchase of a sandwich or 1/2 sandwich & soup and using the coupon to October 25.
Kids Eat Free at Christy Mae’s on Monday evenings, 4-8pm. Get a free meal for up to TWO children per paying adult! Christy Mae’s is at 1400 San Pedro Dr NE. Thanks to reader Beth for the tip! Beth adds “They also have a fantastic daily lunch special for $6.99 that includes the beverage. I know Mondays are BLT sandwiches (it’s actually bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, and cheese and good whole wheat bread) plus either potato salad or fries, plus a beverage. We were there on Monday, and it was fantastic! Only $9 each, including tip!”
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2011 Entertainment Book for Albuquerque/Santa Fe (2-for-1 coupons, discounts and some freebies) is on a $3 off sale until October 24, plus you get a free $25 Restaurant.com gift certificate and free shipping. Lots of local restaurants offer deal coupons in the book – see a list at the Albuquerque / Santa Fe Entertainment Book page. The book includes a bonus card worth up to $30 for discounts at TGI Friday’s, The Cooperage, Black Angus Steakhouse, Scarpa’s Brick Oven Pizza, etc.
Boston Market Coupons $1 off any individual plate, $2 off a $10 purchase, $4 off any $20 purchase (all expiring November 21) and $5 off a $20 Order Express purchase online (to November 9).
50% off Lumpy’s Burgers Pay $12 for $24 worth of restaurant certificates (2 x $12 certificates) valid at the 5240 Central SW location in Albuquerque until March 31, 2011. Use the CityDeals certificates just like cash, see the deal info for other details. They’re mailed next business day, shipping is 99 cents, and the limit is 4 certificates per household (2 to use as gifts).
20% off California Pizza Kitchen to October 28. Get 20% off your ENTIRE bill with the coupon, when you order a slice of Pumpkin Cheesecake (or a whole cheesecake.) Minimum purchase $15 needed to get the deal, but who needs persuading to have pumpkin cheesecake? Especially when you get 20% off the whole bill! The coupon is on their Facebook page but you don’t need to be a Facebook member to print it. They’ll only let you view the coupon TWICE though (strange….) so have your printer ready. California Pizza Kitchen Albuquerque is Uptown at 2241 Q Street NE.
25% off Theobroma Chocolate Strawberries Last chance to get choc dipped strawbs for $15 a pound with the coupon instead of the usual $20, to October 31. (Ignore the coupon’s expiry date of May 2010, we’ve confirmed with Theobroma Chocolatier and the 25% off coupon is definitely valid to October 31, 2010. )
Pizza 9 $50 worth of certificates for $25 Quantities are limited for the half price deal via Clear Channel Albuquerque (76 remain at time of posting.) Read the small print (certificates come in $10 denominations and you can only use one per visit.) Shipping is $3.75 and certificates are valid till April 19, 2011.
Straight Up Pizza coupons valid to October 31. Including a $6.99 Lunch Special 10? pizza with two toppings and a 16 oz drink, a $19.99 Monday Combo: 18″ large pizza and three toppings, 12 wings, and a two liter drink – good on Mondays only, and more. See all the Straight Up Pizza coupons, say you’re using one when ordering, and pizza delivery is free within this area. (East of I-25, bordered north/south by Alameda and Montgomery.)
Kids at free at Quiznos all day every day for a limited time, with the purchase of an adult entree. Get a free Quiznos Kidz Meal for a child aged 12 and under with the purchase of each entree. The child must be present, but you can have as many freebies as you like, as long as you make the qualifying purchase!
NOTE: Not all locations may be participating in all offers – call ahead if you want to be sure.
–Tania. FYI I’ve given you my Groupon.com , Entertainment Book , and CityDeals affiliate links. If you feel like sending a little love this way to support the ABQ on the Cheap site, please use the links.