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$25 for a $50 certificate to Matyson

KatChow Sep 22, 2010 05:02 AM

OpenTable Spotlight (looks like their answer to restaurant .com and Groupon) is offering a $50 printable certificate to Matyson for $25.

http://spotlight.opentable.com/deal/p...

I've always had great meals at Matyson, but for whatever reason haven't been back in a while; this is just the incentive I need!

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    Hungryin theBurbs RE: KatChow Sep 22, 2010 05:06 AM

    Agreed. Matyson has been a favorite for years, but I haven't been in a while. This is a great deal. I hope this new program from opentable includes other equally great places.

    1. PhillyEats RE: KatChow Sep 22, 2010 08:08 AM

      But what is the "deal" -- I LOVE Matyson. Is it $50 worth of food on your bill minus $25?

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        Philly Ray RE: PhillyEats Sep 22, 2010 08:16 AM

        The way I'm reading it, you are buying a $50 gift cert for $25. To me that means I will be able to use that $50 gift cert at Matyson. But since that gift cert cost me $25, I'm really only saving $25.

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          tfalbo RE: Philly Ray Sep 22, 2010 12:43 PM

          I read it the same way, and bought one. If I find out otherwise I'll let you guys know.
          Though the sale is only up until the end of the day, so I guess it will be too late by then.

          So don't forget to book today if interested.

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            Philly Ray RE: tfalbo Sep 22, 2010 01:24 PM

            You don't have to make your reservation or dine there today. The offer that expires today is only for buying the gift cert which is then good for one year.

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              leepinleemur RE: tfalbo Sep 22, 2010 02:12 PM

              What is the other way to read it? These deals all work pretty much the same way. You are basically getting half off up to a certain amount. I like them.

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          sylviag RE: KatChow Sep 22, 2010 03:00 PM

          Thanks. It was on my email from Open Table.
          I had lunch at Matyson recently and it was great. $25 off is a good deal.

          1. Tir_na_nOg RE: KatChow Sep 22, 2010 03:56 PM

            Thanks for the heads-up!!! I just bought 4. I've been to Matyson two times in the past month and was already planning to go again next week, so perfect timing... Their $45 tasting menu is already a deal. At 1/2 off it's a steal.

            1. phillybakingqueen RE: KatChow Sep 22, 2010 05:40 PM

              Thanks, KatChow! This one didn't cross my radar screen :)

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                rocknroll52 RE: KatChow Sep 23, 2010 08:34 AM

                Only one coupon can be used per visit unless it is a table for 5 in that case 2 coupons can be used; you can't dine solo it must be at least a table for 2.

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