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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 French fries, gratis kids’ meals and end-of-the-world discounts, among other deals.

Louis Pappas Market Café

Locations in Florida’s Bay Area offer a free kids meal on Sunday for every adult entrée purchased. Valid from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Get $5 off each entrée at your table, up to $20 total, with a print out coupon from the company’s website. Participating locations only. Deal ends Dec. 20.

Sweet Tomatoes

Bring a canned food item to the Sandy Springs, Ga., restaurant during December to get 20% off your meal. Items donated benefit local food pantries.

WingStop

Enter your zip code on the company’s website to get a free print out coupon for an order of fries. Participating locations only. Expires Dec. 24.

Pizza Blitz

Coupons on the Pikesville, Md., restaurant’s site include two large, one-topping pizzas for $19.99 and an order of wings with one large and one medium pizza for $26. 

Huddle House

Get a free waffle with the purchase of an entrée, via a print out coupon on the company’s website. Participating locations only. Ends Dec. 22.

The Villa Restaurant

On Dec. 21 (possibly the last day before the world ends, according to the Mayans), the Wayland, Mass., restaurant is celebrating with a 15% off coupon.

Tim Horton’s

Get a free donut with the purchase of any beverage via this print out coupon. Participating locations only. Deal ends. Dec. 25.

Boston Market

Get a free large side with the purchase of a family meal, via a print out coupon from the company’s website. Participating locations only. Expires Dec. 26.

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