Food Freebies & Deals: May 17 – 24, 2013

May 17, 2013 by  
Filed under Food, Half Off Deals, Restaurants & Bars

Thanks to the Sage Institute for sponsoring this week’s Albuquerque restaurant and foodie deals post!
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Now on with the deals…

It’s the final day to get a free cup of coffee at Village Inn using this coupon with no purchase required! The coupon expires May 17.

This Baskin-Robbins coupon scores you $3 off any ice cream cake of a minimum $15 value, until June 30, 2013.

CoolWater Fusion Restaurant 50%+ Off Options include a a $15 lunch for two, a $59 four-course dinner and drinks for two people, and a $99 four-course dinner and drinks for four people, in the limited quantity Groupon offer. Then use the certificate within 180 days.

Get a free small popcorn at Cinemark Theatres when you buy any bottled water, FUZE, or vitaminwater using their Facebook coupon at this link. You have to Like their Facebook page and the coupon can be printed out or shown on your iPhone or other smartphone at participating theatres.

Try the new McDonald’s Egg White Delight McMuffin for $1 using the coupon at this link until through June 20, 2013. If you don’t see the offer immediately, click the right arrow, then the Click for $1 Coupon blue diamond.

Cici’s Pizza Endless Buffet is $5 until the end of May.  No coupon required for the Cici’s promotion.

Get a Deep Discount on Tomato Assault at The Pit on May 25, with tickets at $32 each instead of the regular $60, including an official Tomato Assault T-shirt and a $5 donation to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.  The event includes music, a beer garden, inflatables, and the huge tomato fight. The discount tickets via Living Social are available at this link.

Sign up for the Betty Crocker’s Kitchen free newsletter and they’re promising coupons to save up to $250 per year, other offers, and a free download of their best recipes.

Brasserie La Provence serves up a four-course summer wine dinner on the patio on May 28 at 6:30 pm. The dinner with wine pairings costs $35 plus tax and tip, reservations required.

Pasión Latin Fusion 50% Off Either pay $8 for $16 worth of food and drink for two people at lunch, or $15 for $30 worth for four at lunch,  in a limited time deal from Groupon. Then use the certificates at the Downtown restaurant by September 11.

$8 Off at Outback Steakhouse using the coupon at the link until May 21.  You get $8 off when you order two entrees or $4 off the purchase of one entree. The offer is valid for dine-in and curbside take-away at participating Outback locations.

You can also get a free $10 Bonus Card with every $50 purchase of Outback Steakhouse gift cards until June 16, 2013.

Use this Quiznos coupon to get a small Chicken Fajita Sub for $2.99  until May 22.

Use this Charlie’s Front & Back Door BOGO free lunch coupon and you’ll get one lunch entree free when you buy a lunch entree and two drinks. The coupon via Premium Shopping Guide is valid until May 31.

California Pizza Kitchen is giving out a Thank You Card Envelope when you pay a visit through June 30.  Make sure you get it signed by someone at the restaurant when you collect it, but don’t open the envelope! Take it on your next visit (by July 14), and the server opens it to see what you’ve won. Apparently all envelopes win a prize, ranging from a 10%-50% discount on your meal, to free frozen pizza for a year, to a free trip for two to the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California, to a grand prize of $100,000. They’re in ABQ Uptown, 2241 Q Street NE.

Get Half Off Sonic Shakes after 8 pm every day. The deal on the real ice cream shakes at Sonic Drive-Ins runs through summer.

StreetFood Asia 50% Off with the choice to pay either $10 for $20 worth of food and drinks, or (for parties of 4 people or more) pay $18 for $40 worth. Grab the Groupon certificate, and then use it at the Nob Hill restaurant by October 2.

Half Off Lin’s Grand Buffet  in this limited quantity deal to pay $20 for a $40 gift card. The card can be used on multiple visits to the Pan Asian buffet restaurant on Montgomery. Get the deal for a limited time via Albuquerque Groupon – you can buy four per person and four as gifts.

Village Inn Free $5 Bonus Card when you buy a $25 VI gift card for moms, graduates,  or whomever the heck you please.

Del Taco Facebook Free Food coupons include a free Chipotle Beef Taco and a free Egg and Cheese Burrito. In both cases you need to buy any beverage, and you have to Like their Facebook page to get the coupons.

Use this printable Wienerschnitzel coupon for $1 off a Pastrami Sandwich to December 31, 2013.

These are among many grocery and shopping coupons available at

Also this Famous Footwear 20% Off Coupon gives you 20% off your entire purchase at Famous Footwear until May 27. (Update: maximum quantity of coupons reached, link removed.)

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

–Tania FYI This post contains some affiliate links to plug you straight to those deals. To sponsor posts on ABQontheCheap, see our advertising page.


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