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frangelica Aug 7, 2009 09:55 PM

Sign of the times...the bay area list of restaurants has grown exponentially. If you use the code NAPKIN there is 80% off the already good prices. I have never had a problem using these certificates. Sort of sad but a true realization of the tough times businesses are having.

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  1. Ruth Lafler RE: frangelica Aug 7, 2009 11:04 PM

    Yeah, I noticed that as well -- lots of good places on the list. For those not familiar, on restaurant.com you can buy a gift certificate for a discounted price. The regular price is usually $10 for a $25 certificate, but they're always running some kind of discount promotion off that price, so, for example, with the 80 percent promotion, you end up paying $2 (80 percent off $10) for a $25 certificate. Once you buy one, the certificate stays linked to your restaurant.com account until you use it, so you don't have to worry about printing them out and losing them.

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      bigwheel042 RE: frangelica Aug 7, 2009 11:10 PM

      Can people post their favorites here? Of the ones I saw the only ones I really wanted to try were:

      Albona
      Bushi-Tei
      Champa Garden
      Khana Peena
      De Afghanan Kebab House
      Helmand Palace
      La Provence
      O Izakaya Lounge
      Parea
      Poleng Lounge
      Zazil

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        frangelica RE: bigwheel042 Aug 8, 2009 12:24 AM

        I will add

        DIgs Bistro
        Prima
        Platano Salvadoran

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          dump123456789 RE: bigwheel042 Aug 10, 2009 10:46 PM

          Three from the South Bay:

          Pooya
          Spicy Leaves
          Twist

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          kc72 RE: frangelica Aug 7, 2009 11:14 PM

          think the current code is PORTION

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            frangelica RE: frangelica Aug 8, 2009 12:22 AM

            CODE IS : PORTION...thanx KC72

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              lmnopm RE: frangelica Aug 8, 2009 08:27 AM

              The codes change all the time - I have had decent results using them (maybe 3 of them) - not treated any differently than if I didn't have the coupon.

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              dinthebay RE: frangelica Aug 10, 2009 08:21 PM

              Cafe Casa
              Mehak Indian Cuisine
              Bistro 1491
              Dorsey's Locker

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                tvham RE: dinthebay Aug 10, 2009 08:54 PM

                I got the following GC's:
                Tropisueno
                Zuppa
                Oola
                Bushi-Tei
                Local Kitchen and Wine Bar

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