Reading Foodie: Sign up for Local Eateries' Email Clubs
Save money at local restaurants.
Many Reading restaurants offer the option of signing up to join their email clubs in order to receive unadvertised coupons and specials. Sometimes they may ask for your birthday information in order to email you a special to use that month, and a few restaurants even offer instant coupons just for signing up.
Although most of the restaurants offering membership in their email clubs are National chains, the Reading Foodie found some locally owned establishments which also offered the option of signing up by email.
1. Cafe Capri, 355 Main Street, has offered an extensive menu of pizza, calzones, subs and specialty pasta since 1979. The hours are Mon-Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri, Sat, 11am-11pm; and Sun, noon-10pm. Check out the website to sign up and their phone number is 781-944-9898.
2. Christopher's, 580 Main Street, is only open from 7am-2pm for breakfast and lunch. The breakfast menu is available all day and includes several types of omelettes, French toast and pancakes. Lunch includes an array of sandwiches and wraps. Go to their website for email signup. The phone number is 781-944-3663.
3. Grumpy Doyles, 530 Main Street is known for their Irish fare. They have outside seating on their patio. The hours are 11:30am-midnight, 7 days a week. To sign up go to their website. The phone number is 781-942-2822.
Chains located in Reading
1. Bertucci's, 45 Walkers Brook Drive, a chain known for Italian fare is also a good choice for families as it offers a wide children's menu. Right now if you sign up on the website, you can receive a $5 off any purchase that expires July 29, 2011, as well as future offers.The restaurant has outside seating on their patio, and although they have call-ahead seating, you cannot specifically request to be outside. The restaurant is open Sun-Thu from 11am-10pm and Fri, Sat, 11am-11pm. The phone number is 781-942-2001.
2. Chilis, 70 Walkers Brook Drive, is known for its Baby Back Ribs and other southwestern fare. It also has a wide selection of kids meals. It offers online and phone ordering with easy pickup parking. The hours are Mon-Thu 11am-11pm; Fri,Sat, 11am-midnight and Sun, 11am-10pm. When you sign up at the website, you receive an instant coupon for a free chips and queso cheese dip good until July 13, 2011, as well as future email offers. The phone number is 781 -942-4670.
3. Fuddruckers, 50 Walkers Brook Drive, is located inside Jordan's Furniture, and is a well known hamburger franchise. You can join the Club Fudd on the national website to get birthday and anniversary treats, as well as news and specials. The hours are Sun, 11am-7pm and Mon-Sat, 11am-10 pm. The phone number is 781-942-4891.
4. Longhorn Steak House, 39 Walkers Brook Drive, offers a diverse menu including steak, seafood, chicken and ribs. They boasting an extensive kid's menu that features steak . Sign up for their Western Hospitality Club on the website, and you will receive a complimentary appertiser for joining, as well as emails for future offers. The hours are Mon - Thu, Sun, 11am - 10pm; Fri, Sat, 11am - 1am, and their phone number is 781-942-4801.
5. Romano's Macaroni Grill, 48 Walkers Brook Drive, is known for Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and a good choice for families. You can even order take- out with their Curbside to Go. Just for signing up at the website, you can will receive $5 off by email, as well as future offers. The hours are Mon-Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri,Sat, 11am-11pm and Sun, 11am-9pm, and the phone number is 781-944-0575
Other Online specials without email signup
1. Sam's Bistro, 107 Main Street, has a Valpak coupon that can be used Sun-Thurs. If you buy any lunch or dinner item, you get one free of equal or lesser value. The current coupon expires July 12, 2011. The restaurant is open Sun-Wed,11am-10pm, Thu-Sat 11am-11pm. The phone number is 781-944-7267 or check out the restaurant's website.
2. Mandarin Reading, 296 Salem Street, offers daily lunch and Sunday dinner buffets or patrons can order off the Chinese and Japanese menu. Special coupons are listed for the month on the website. The hours are Mon - Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri, Sat, 11am 11pm and Sun, noon-10pm. The phone number is 781-942-8200.