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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: scary-good Halloween deals, free wine and discount takeout, among other deals.

Seamless.com

Use code SCREAM to save 10% on orders for local restaurants placed using the iPhone, iPad or Android app. Good through Oct. 31.

Outback Steakhouse

On Oct. 31, kids get a free meal http://outback.com/menu/halloween_2012.aspx# with the purchase of an adult entrée. (Kids must be age 12 or younger.) They’re also hiding a “treat” in the beverage book at each table — a coupon for a free steak dinner. Participating locations only.

Eat 24

Save $5 off an order of $10 or more at local restaurants when you use code WINGMAN at the online delivery site. No end date specified.

Subway

DealNews.com spotted an offer for a free 6” sandwich and drink with the purchase of another combo. Must order before 9 a.m. Participating locations only. Deal ends Oct. 31.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Kids who show up in costume at the Texas-based chain on Halloween get a free meal. Participating locations only.

Chipotle

Show up at participating locations in costume after 4 p.m. on Halloween and get a burrito for just $2.

The Oregon Grille

In celebration of its anniversary, the Hunt Valley, Md., restaurant is offering coupons good for a free bottle of chardonnay or cabernet, or $15 off a purchase of $50. Good through Nov. 9.

Krispy Kreme

Show up in costume on Halloween and get a free doughnut. Participating locations only.

Chili’s

Get one free kid’s meal for each adult entrée purchased leading up to Halloween, Oct. 29-31. (Kids must be age 12 or younger and be in costume.) Use a print out coupon to get the deal. Participating locations only. 

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