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Aug 7, 2009 09:55 PM

Restaurant .Com Worth Checking Out

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. Yeah, I noticed that as well -- lots of good places on the list. For those not familiar, on 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 account until you use it, so you don't have to worry about printing them out and losing them.

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

      Champa Garden
      Khana Peena
      De Afghanan Kebab House
      Helmand Palace
      La Provence
      O Izakaya Lounge
      Poleng Lounge

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      1. re: bigwheel042

        I will add

        DIgs Bistro
        Platano Salvadoran

        1. re: bigwheel042

          Three from the South Bay:

          Spicy Leaves

        2. think the current code is PORTION

          1. CODE IS : PORTION...thanx KC72

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            1. re: frangelica

              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.

            2. Cafe Casa
              Mehak Indian Cuisine
              Bistro 1491
              Dorsey's Locker

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              1. re: dinthebay

                I got the following GC's:
                Local Kitchen and Wine Bar