Food Freebies & Deals: May 3 – 10, 2013
Albuquerque restaurant and foodie deals for the week ahead…
Half Off Aldo’s NY Style Pizzeria Downtown or Venezia’s of Rio Rancho. Pay $7 for $14 worth of food at either location, in a limited time deal at the link from Albuquerque Living Social. Then redeem the certificate by September 5, 2013. You can buy one for yourself, and one as a gift.
50% Off Beer, Wine & Chocolate Sensation tickets at the link, for the May 18 event. That brings admission down to $20 for eight chocolate tastings with wine and craft beer pairings. (Maybe don’t plan any strenuous activities straight afterwards!) They’ll have live music too in the fundraiser for The American Lung Association in New Mexico. Regular advance tickets are $40 per person, or $45 on the door, if you don’t snap up the Living Social half price tickets..
50% Off Theobroma Chocolate just in time for Mother’s Day and for truffle-lovers everywhere! Get $20 worth of handmade goodies for $10 by purchasing the limited quantity ABQ Groupon certificate pronto and then redeem the certificate within 180 days. You can buy one for yourself and one as a gift in this very sweet deal.
Chill out with Starbucks Half Price Frappuccinos between 3 – 5 pm daily in a Starbucks Happy Hour deal through May 12. No coupon required for the Starbucks deal at participating locations.
Free Aussie Cheese Fries at Outback Steakhouse on Thursday May 9 with any purchase, when you say “Thursday FriesDay” to your server. No coupon needed for the free small order of fries.
Chipotle Mexican Grill BOGO Free Deal for Teachers on May 7. Take your school faculty ID along on Teacher Appreciation Day, Tuesday May 7, and you’ll enjoy a Buy One Get One Free deal on burritos, tacos, bowls, and salads. Yay for our Albuquerque educators! There are three Albuquerque Chipotle locations.
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.
Albuquerque The Magazine Coupon Book I just got my Food and Wine May issue of Albuquerque The Magazine, with their annual restaurant coupons booklet. The coupons offer discounts and free food with purchase at restaurants including Artichoke Cafe (Buy one lunch entree, get 50% off a second), Grove Cafe (free cupcake when you buy an entree), Apothecary Lounge at Hotel Parq Central (BOGO free appetizer – I love that place for watching the sunset!) Plus offers at Pelican’s, Nob Hill Bar & Grill, Vernon’s Hidden Valley Steakhouse, Hotel Andaluz, House of Bread, Joe’s Pasta House, Squeezed Juice Bar, Zacetecas Tacos and Tequila, Cafe Jean Pierre, Chile Rio, El Patron, and more! All the coupons I’ve looked at in the Albuquerque Ultimate Restaurant booklet are valid for about a year, so you’ll save your magazine purchase price many times over. I’ve already got plenty of plans to use them!
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.
Get a free cup of coffee at Village Inn using this coupon until May 17. At a quick glance, it looks like all Albuquerque Village Inn restaurants are participating in the freebie, but there’s a list at the link. The free coffee coupon can’t be combined with Pie Rush Wednesday or Burger, Fries & Pie promos.
Olive Garden Buy One Get One Free with the return of their Buy One Take One 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. The freebie must be one of five special menu entrees, including Smoked Mozzarella Chicken, Spaghetti with Four Cheese Meat Sauce, and Mezzaluna Ravioli.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Coupons include a free doughnut with any purchase, or 6 free original glazed doughnuts when you buy any 6 doughnuts, or 12 free doughnuts when you buy 12 assorted donuts. Other Krispy Kreme coupons at the link are for a free coffee with any purchase, or $9.99 for two dozen doughnuts.The coupons via Premium Shopping Guide, are valid at the Ellison Drive and Wyoming Boulevard locations through May 31, 2013.
Get a free $10 Bonus Card comes with every $50 purchase of Outback Steakhouse gift cards until June 16, 2013.
Del Taco Free Chipotle Beef Taco on Facebook or get a free Egg and Cheese Burrito at the same link. For both deals you need to buy any beverage, and you have to Like their Facebook page to get the coupons.
50% Off Lucia lunch or dinner in Hotel Andaluz. Pay either $10 for $20 worth of lunch, or $30 for $60 worth of dinner for two people, or $60 for $120 worth for dinner for a party of 6 or more. All options include free valet parking. Limited quantities remain in the deal via Groupon for a very limited time, then use the voucher within 60 days.
Gecko’s Bar & Tapas Coupons include 20% off lunch, or save $10 on an order of $40 or more. Or order 3 tapas for the price of two! The coupons via the ABQ Premium Shopping Guide are valid at the Academy Road location only, until May 31, 2013.
Use this printable Wienerschnitzel coupon for $1 off a Pastrami Sandwich to December 31, 2013.
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.