Cooking at home is the best way to save cash, but it’s nice to go out sometimes, too. Check out Frugal Foodie on Fridays for a selection of the latest coupons for casual and fancy fare.
This week: free French fries, daily restaurant deals and two-fer fajitas, among other deals.
Jersey Shore Restaurant Week
Rescheduled after Hurricane Sandy, participating New Jersey restaurants are offering specially priced meals for $20.12 or $30.12 through Dec. 9.
Buy one entrée get one free when you use a print out coupon. To get it, you’ll need to watch this video and enter your email address. Participating locations only.
On Dec. 8 and 9, get a free meal at IKEA when you spend $100 on home furnishings. To get the deal, buy a meal and present your receipt to the cashier for reimbursement. Participating locations only.
Chevy’s Fresh Mex
Get two fajita entrees for $20 when you use a print out coupon from the company’s website. Participating locations only. Deal ends Dec. 11.
Save $5 on any order from the local restaurant delivery site when you use code CODE55 at checkout. Expires Dec. 31.
Get a free order of garlic fries with a print out coupon from the company’s website. Participating locations only. Deal ends Dec. 26.
Through Dec. 14, get a different coupon or special every day on the company’s website. Earlier this week, for example, there was a deal for $2 oatmeal and another for a free small coffee with the purchase of a pound of beans. Participating locations only.
The San Diego restaurant is offering 10% off catering orders with the code SWEETHOLIDAYS10.
Through Dec. 24, get a different coupon or deal every day from the company’s website. For example, get a free salsa and chips on Dec. 7. Participating locations only.
Through January 1, send free $10 e-gift cards to friends and family. They’re redeemable on the site for certificates to participating local restaurants.
Frugal Foodie is a journalist based in New York City who spends her days writing about personal finance and obsessing about what she’ll have for dinner. Chat with her on Twitter through @MintFoodie.