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Dining on a Dime: Free Donuts, Tacos, Sweet Tea and More

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Cooking at home is the best way to save cash, but it’s nice to go out sometimes, too. Check out Frugal Foodie every Friday for a selection of the latest coupons for casual and fancy fare.

This week: free donuts, “frosties,” sweet tea and tacos, prix-fixe restaurant meals and discount filet mignon!

1. Dunkin’ Donuts

In honor of Free Donut Day, get a free donut on June 4 with the purchase of any beverage. Participating stores only. While supplies last.

2. Wendy’s

Get a free Jr. Frosty with any purchase when you present a print out coupon. Participating locations only.

3. Popeye’s

On June 12, get a 22-ounce sweet tea for free. No purchase required. Participating locations only.

4. Waffle House

Use a print-out coupon to get a free Coca-Cola. Participating restaurants only. Deal expires June 15.

5. Del Taco

Become a fan of Del Taco on Facebook and get a print out coupon for a free Big Fat Crispy Chicken Taco with any purchase. Participating locations only. Expires June 11.

6. Black Angus

Use print out coupons to get a 6-ounce filet mignon dinner for $15 (regularly $20), and a three-course Campfire Feast Dinner for Two for $38 (regularly $50). Expires June 21.

7. Jack in the Box

Save $1 on a grilled breakfast sandwich with a print-out coupon. Expires June 27.

8. Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Visit participating restaurants in Palm Springs, Calif., through June 13 for three-course menus priced at $24 or $36.

9. Downtown San Jose Restaurant Week

Through June 12, visit one of more than 30 participating San Jose, Calif., restaurants for three-course dinners priced at $20, $30 or $40.

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.