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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Restaurants.com Gift Certificates 80% off!

Restaurant.com Weekly Promo Offer 300 x 250

Simply use the code:

at checkout to get 80% OFF at Restaurant.com!!

This means you get a $25 Gift Certificate for only $2!!

For a tutorial on how it is done go HERE!

There's a catch right? Well kind of. When you redeem your certificate you have to have a bill that is at least $35 (some are now $50 - so read the offer carefully). So you buy the certificate for $2, you have to spend at least $35, then they take off $25 and add 18% gratuity based on the original bill. Total cost for you will be $18 including the original $2 (based on 80% discount) for the certificate. $35bill-$25gc=$10+$6tip+$2cert=$18. We love it because we will order a dessert or appetizer which we would not normally order!

Have you guys actually done this? Yes, we would not put it on here if we hadn't.

We have redeemed certificates at Ono Hawaiian Cafe, Donnie Mac's Trailer Park, Cheerleaders, Asiagos, and
Fiesta Gadalajara . The cool thing is that you have a YEAR to use them!

Is this only for local readers? No, When you get to the site you enter in your zip code to get restaurants local to you! I love it because it gives me an excuse to try and support local restaurants in my city (46 to choose from). If I was to go to Portland for the weekend I could buy one and try out their local digs.

I want to eat out tonight. Do I have to wait for the certificate to arrive in the mail?No, you print it from your home computer. If you can't print right away they will email you the certificate.

Some local faves:
donnie macks
Fiesta Gaudalajara
Melting Pot
Ono Hawaiian Cafe
Ricks Press Room
Lock Stock & Barrel
and many more!!

The code works on all of the certificates!

$10 certificate only .80
$25 certificate only $2
$50 certificate only $4
$75 certificate only $6
$100 certificate only $8
So head over and you'll be on your way to some cheap dining!!

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Glen and Nikki said...


I'm thinking this was a copy and paste from last time. November is a long time away.

Fabulessly Frugal said...

haha- Nikki, you must have a lot of fun catching our dumb mistakes. Good to know someone is actually reading what we right though. Out of the thousands that visit everyday , you are one of the only ones that calls us out! :)

Fabulessly Frugal said...

we write not right! :)

Glen and Nikki said...

It's not that I have a lot of fun catching people in mistakes. I just look at your site daily, usually several times a day. I read things that stick out to me and that apply to me. I don't read any of the posts for stores not near me. I just think it is helpful when something is mistyped, to have someone comment with hopefully correct info. I contribute occasionally to a coupon blog and it is a lot of work to do it on a regular basis. I got to say you are one of the best I look at! (If you weren't I wouldn't look at your blog so often.) Great Job!

Fabulessly Frugal said...

Nikki- Thanks for your help! REALLY!