Update: Restaurant.com raised its discount from 70 to 80 percent through Wednesday, September 22. Save big at restaurants like 3030 Ocean, Trina, Chef Allen's, D. Rodriguez Cuba, and so much more. Promo code after the cut.
Restaurant.com is a site that lets you purchase $25 to $100 gift certificates to local restaurants at reduced cost. It's a novel idea with just one problem: Most restaurants on the list let you redeem only one gift certificate at a time. So if you're eating at, say, the Melting Pot, a $25 certificate purchased for $17.50 on restaurant.com isn't going to save you more than $7.50.
But every so often, the site throws a deal like this around that makes it worthwhile: Today through Sunday, you can purchase gift certificates on restaurant.com at 70 percent off, so long as you enter a promotional code. That means $25 certificates as low as $3. Any way you paint that, it's a pretty good deal.
The promo code you enter at checkout is:
SHARE (new code)
There are some pretty worthwhile restaurants where you could save
$22 $23 or more (much more) with this offer.
gift certs normally cost $10 but are only
$3 $2 with this offer. The
caveat: You have to purchase at least two entrées, and you can't
combine it with a Miami Spice prix-fixe deal. Plus the restaurant
automatically adds 18 percent gratuity to the check.
D. Rodriguez Cuba in Miami Beach has gift cards that go up to $100. The final cost to you:
$12 $8 after discount. Now that's a deal.
$3 $2 gift card, two entrées minimum. Essentially, you'll get one entrée free at this price.
a great little pub in Fort Lauderdale, has gift cards up to $100, and
the discount applies. The catch: Alcohol excluded. Still, the food
there (fish and chips, shepherd's pie, smoked fish dip, and more) is surprisingly good. You could absolutely feast for
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gift card costs $4.50 for $25 and precludes you from using it on
Fridays or Saturdays. You also have to purchase two entrées and tack on