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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: BOGO ice cream, half-priced buffet meals and donation dining rewards, among other deals. 

Baskin Robbins

Buy one “Trick Oreo Treat” cone and get one free with a print out coupon from the company’s website. Participating locations only. Expires Oct. 5. 

The Palms Casino

Through October 15, Travelzoo has a deal for two buffet admissions with beer and wine at the Las Vegas casino for $29, instead of the usual $52. Vouchers must be redeemed by Nov. 4.

Macaroni Grill

Save $10 off an online order of $20 or more with coupon code RMGTOGO. Participating locations only (excludes Northern California, Hawaii, Washington, Montana and McAllen, and Texas locations). Deal ends Nov. 4.

Detroit Restaurant Week

Through Oct. 7, participating restaurants are offering three-course dinners for $30.

The Melting Pot

Make a $10 donation to St. Jude’s by Oct. 12, and get $40 in promo cards. One is good for $20 off a $50 purchase by Dec. 7 and the second is good for $20 off a $50 purchase between January 2 and August 31, 2013.

Harlem Restaurant & Retail Week

Through Oct. 15, participating New York City restaurants are offering dinners for $30.12 and lunches for $20.12. To claim the deal, present a print out coupon.

Boston Market

Buy one market bowl and drink, and get a second market bowl free with a coupon on the company’s website. Participating locations only. Expires Oct. 15.

Fort Myers & Sanibel Restaurant Week

From Oct. 5 through 14, participating restaurants in Lee County, Fla., will offer specially priced menus and culinary events.

Friendly’s

Buy one three-scoop sundae and get one free when you use a print out coupon. Participating locations only. Deal ends Oct. 7.

Connecticut Restaurant Week

From Oct. 8 through 14, participating restaurants across the state are offering special menus priced at $20.12.

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