Vets Enjoy Free Meal on Veterans Day – Friday, November 11

November 10, 2011 by · 4 Comments
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flickr---IAN-RANSLEY-DESIGNIn honor of Veterans Day (Friday, November 11), several Madison restaurants are offering free meals or discounts to those who have served or are serving our country.

A couple of things to consider before you head out:

  1. Find out if the restaurant requires proof of military service and what kind of proof they accept. You can click the links below for more information.
  2. Call ahead to ensure your location is participating in this promotion.

Below is a list of participating restaurants:

  • Applebee’s – Free Signature Entree
  • Chili’s – Free meal (several to choose from) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • Famous Dave’s – Free Two Meat Salute – choose two different meats served with corn bread muffin, corn-on-the-cob and your choice of one side
  • Hooters – 10 free boneless or traditional wings with drink purchase
  • Olive Garden – Free entrée from a selection of six menu items
  • Outback Steakhouse – Free Bloomin’ Onion and beverage November 7–11
  • Subway – FREE 6-inch sub (not all stores participating; call ahead)
  • Texas Roadhouse – Free lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
  • T.G.I. Friday’s – Buy one get one free meal
  • Uno Chicago Grill – 19.43% discount on food purchases November 7–11

If you know about another restaurant with a Veterans Day deal, please leave a comment and let us know!

Thank you Green Bay Consumer for your help putting this list together!

Free Meal for Teachers at Applebee’s – May 3

April 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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Teachers eat free at Applebee'sTeachers can enjoy a free meal at Applebee’s on Teacher Appreciation Day: Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Active and retired teachers simply need to bring in proper identification to one of the thirty-eight participating Applebee’s locations throughout Wisconsin.

Teachers may choose one of six menu options, including:

  • Three-Cheese Chicken Penne
  • Bacon Cheeseburger
  • Chicken Tenders Platter
  • Fiesta Lime Chicken
  • Chicken Fajita Rollup
  • Oriental Salad

Beverage and tip are not included. For more information including a list of all of the participating locations and the acceptable forms of identification, check out the Wisconsin Hospitality Group website.

Both of the Madison Applebee’s are participating in this event: 4710 East Towne Boulevard and 660 S. Whitney Way.

Gift Cards Offer Bonus Deals

December 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Are you short on time and not done shopping?  If so, consider purchasing a gift card and take advantage of the many bonus deals going on now.

Here is a list of some businesses offering a bonus with the purchase of a gift card. Please note these deals are available at each location and not at the gift card kiosks as shown in the picture. Some of these offers are available online, but may require a shipping charge. Click the business you are interested in for complete information.

If you know about a bonus offer not listed, please leave a comment at the bottom of this post.

Applebee’s: Purchase a $50 gift card and receive an additional $10 card.

Biaggi’s: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive an additional $15 gift card. Promotion running until December 31, 2010. I just checked the Biaggi’s website to verify the deal and it’s no longer shown; however, I called the 601 Junction Road location on the West Side and they are honoring the gift card promotion.

Buffalo Wild Wings: Purchase a $25 gift card and receive $5 back.

Daisy Cafe and Cupcakery: Purchase $50 gift certificate in December and receive an additional $10 certificate. Gift certificates can be used for any products and have no expiration date.

Flat Top Grill: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $25 bonus gift card.

Flemings: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a bonus gift card for $20. Bonus cards are valid January 1, 2011 through February 10, 2011.

Marcus Theatres: Purchase a gift card of $25 or more and receive a Buy One, Get One Free movie ticket, plus a coupon for two free tickets to the Marcus Theatres family fun series (Frosty Flicks).

Outback Steakhouse: Purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $20 bonus gift card. Bonus gift card is valid January 1, 2011 through February 10, 2011.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Earn a free sandwich for every $25 gift card purchase. Promotion ends December 31, 2010 and the free sandwiches are redeemable until January 31, 2011.

Qdoba: Purchase a $25 gift card and receive a $5 voucher. The $5 voucher is valid January and February 2011.

Red Robin: Purchase a $25 gift card and receive $5 in bonus bucks. Bonus bucks valid January 2011 through February 28, 2011. Purchase $25 gift cards for the price of $2 when you use the promotion code HOLIDAY. Available through 12/25/2010.

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