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Frugal Foodie’s Friday Meal Deals

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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 on Fridays for a selection of the latest coupons for casual and fancy fare.

This week: free cinnamon buns, $5 happy-hour deals and BOBO sundaes, among other deals.

Cinnabon

On Sept. 25, get a free minnibon at participating locations with a print out coupon from the company’s Facebook page.

Seamless.com

Through Sept. 1, use code “APP10” when ordering via smartphone or tablet apps to get 10% off your takeout or delivery order.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Buy an entrée and get $10 off a second entrée with a print out coupon. Deal ends Sept. 30.

Ella

The Sacramento restaurant is offering $5 happy-hour specials through the end of September in honor of its five-year anniversary.

Chevys

Save $5 off a $20 order at participating locations with a print out coupon. Valid on dine-in purchases only. Expires Sept. 30.

Cork Bar & Restaurant

The Wilkes-Barre, Penn. Restaurant is offering $5 off all entrees this week to celebrate its anniversary.

P.F. Chang’s

Get a Facebook offer for a free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée. Participating locations only. Good through Sept. 22.

Austin Restaurant Week

From Sept. 23 through 26, and then Sept. 30 through Oct. 3, participating restaurants are offering lunches for $12 to $17, three-course dinners for $27 or $37, and brunches for $17.

DQ

Through Sept. 23, buy one Blizzard and get a second for 99 cents. Participating locations only. 

Main Line Restaurant Week

From Sept. 24 through 30, participating Philadelphia-area restaurants are offering three-course lunches and dinners for $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person. 

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