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How to Save Money at a Restaurant

Are you looking for a way to save money while enjoying a night out at a restaurant? We’ve got you covered! Dining out doesn’t have to put a dent in your wallet. These tips will help you indulge in a night out with good food and NO dirty dishes. 

How to Save Money at Restaurants

Before you Pick your Restaurant:

  • Look for coupons and discounts online before making your reservation.
  • Read the menu online beforehand and make sure it’s within your budget.
    • Checkout the daily specials
  • See if they have any online or early bird specials.
  • Buy gift cards around the holidays to your favorite restaurants. Most restaurants sell gift cards at a discount. 
  • Purchase discount gift cards from Costco and Sam’s Club. 
  • Signup to receive emails from your favorite restaurants. They will sometimes send you special discounts.

General Tips about Eating Out:

  • Get the Birthday Discount: Click here for all the FREE Birthday Deals
  • Go out to eat over lunch instead of dinner. Lots of restaurants have lunch menus that are more cost-friendly. 
  • Make a meal out of an appetizer on the menu. 
  • Skip the coffee, tea, and soda. Water is usually free! 
  • Save half of your meal – I know it’s easier said than done. 
  • Go on a Monday or Tuesday. Restaurants are typically slower these days and run better deals. 
  • Split an entree. 
  • Make sure your non-alcoholic drinks get free refills. 
  • Find out where KIDS Eat FREE and Cheap in Wichita

With these simple steps, you can enjoy a night out without breaking the bank!

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