#wingiveaways 2011 Back to School Bash: Restaurant.com Giveaway

by Marcy on August 10, 2011 · 166 comments

If you are searching for ways to eat out on a tight budget, be sure to check out Restaurant.com (if you haven’t already). Restaurant.com offers a limited number of vouchers to local restaurants for a fraction of the price.

Back to School time is often hectic, and these vouchers can really come in handy when you are struggling to find time to cook. Learn more about Restaurant.com on their Facebook page. (also be sure to read the fine print of all offers, as they vary by restaurant).

Do you want to try Restaurant.com out for yourself? (or maybe you are a huge fan already?) If so, I have 2 -$50 Gift Certificates to Restaurant.com to share with 2 lucky winners!

What am I giving away?

2 winners will receive a $50 voucher to Restaurant.com

How can you win?

You can enter up to 4 times:

1) Leave a comment letting me know which restaurant you would spend your $50 Restaurant.com Gift Certificate on. (Note: Scroll to the bottom of this post and click “Post Comment”. You must be on my site – you can’t do this through a reader.)

2) Tweet about this giveaway on Twitter:

Enter to win a $50 @Restaurant_com Gift Certificate @stretchingabuck (2 winners!) http://www.stretchingabuckblog.com/?p=27888 #wingiveaways

3) “Like” Stretching a Buck on Facebook (if you already do, promote this contest on your page)

4) Subscribe to my feed or email newsletter and stay on top of all of the deals that I write about each week! If you already subscribe, please leave a separate comment letting me know that you are currently a subscriber (thank you!).

Who is eligible?

You must have a valid US address to be eligible

When does this giveaway end?

Monday, August 15, 2011 at 3PM EST

The winner will be chosen via the random number generator at random.org and will be notified via email. Please note that if I do not hear from the winner within 2 days that another winner will be chosen.

Good Luck!

Enter my other 2011 Back to School Giveaways here!

Be sure to enter for your chance to win on these blogs as well:


This post sponsored by Restaurant.com as part of the Win Giveaways 2011 Back to School Giveaway Bash. This post was written by me and was not edited by the sponsor. Read more in my disclosure policy. Find more information on the terms for this giveaway on the Win Giveaways Facebook page.


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{ 166 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Dannon August 10, 2011 at 6:26 PM

i would go for a nice dinner at the new restaurant on the boardwalk at Pensacola Beach!

2 Dannon Byrd August 10, 2011 at 6:26 PM

i also follow you on FB! :)

3 Tina August 10, 2011 at 6:28 PM

I love Royal Mile Pub and Growlers in MD

4 Tina August 10, 2011 at 6:28 PM

I like Stretching a Buck on FB.

5 Tina August 10, 2011 at 6:29 PM

I receive your email newsletter.

6 Pam Horgen August 10, 2011 at 6:30 PM

I LOVE El Toro Negro. But would love to try Fuji Yama Sushi!

thank you for the opportunity to feast!

7 Lisa Barger August 10, 2011 at 6:31 PM

I would love to eat at Red Losbster!

8 Pam Horgen August 10, 2011 at 6:32 PM

AND i liked you on Facebook AND shared the link! Love ya!

9 carmen york August 10, 2011 at 6:34 PM

Studio Diner is the best

10 carmen york August 10, 2011 at 6:37 PM

liked your fb page

11 carmen york August 10, 2011 at 6:38 PM

I subscribed to your newsletter

12 carmen york August 10, 2011 at 6:38 PM

I subscribed to your email updates

13 Deborah K August 10, 2011 at 6:42 PM

I’d get a certificate to Tacky Jacks in Orange Beach, Alabama

14 Deborah K August 10, 2011 at 6:43 PM

I tweeted this giveaway.

15 Deborah K August 10, 2011 at 6:43 PM

I like Stretching a Buck on Facebook and posted about contest.

16 carmen york August 10, 2011 at 6:45 PM

shared on facebook

17 Deborah K August 10, 2011 at 6:46 PM

I follow Stretching a Buck on Google Reader.

18 Jennifer August 10, 2011 at 7:06 PM

I am a subscriber to your e-mails.

19 Jennifer August 10, 2011 at 7:07 PM

I like you of FB.

20 Jennifer August 10, 2011 at 7:09 PM

I would love to go to a mexican restaurant!

21 Adrienne August 10, 2011 at 7:31 PM

I would go to the Hereford House.

22 Adrienne August 10, 2011 at 7:33 PM

I subscribe your your feed

23 SarahJ August 10, 2011 at 8:01 PM

I would use it at Celia’s!!

24 Aqdas August 10, 2011 at 8:10 PM

I would spend the $50 certificate at the Vivian’s Vineyards in St. Louis, MO.

25 Robert W August 10, 2011 at 8:11 PM

GT South
Indianapolis, IN

26 Doreen H August 10, 2011 at 8:12 PM

Agio is a very nice Italian restaurant!
Indianapolis, IN

27 Denise Wilson August 10, 2011 at 8:17 PM

Jonathan Byrd’s Cafeteria is a nice family-oriented restaurant with delicious fried chicken!!
Greenwood, IN

28 Denise Wilson August 10, 2011 at 8:17 PM

Email subscriber

29 Lindsey August 10, 2011 at 8:48 PM

Probably Red Lobster!

30 Emily Ward August 10, 2011 at 9:12 PM

Anyplace with Sushi!

31 brandy August 10, 2011 at 9:16 PM

nava thai – we are moving near there and can’t wait!

32 Mary August 10, 2011 at 9:18 PM

I subscribe to your feed :)

33 Mary August 10, 2011 at 9:19 PM

I would go out for margaritas at the local mexican joint!

34 brandy August 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM

i subscribe via rss!

35 Christine Armstrong August 10, 2011 at 9:39 PM

I would go to Chilli’s or Salt Grass

36 Joanne Yester August 10, 2011 at 9:44 PM

I would love to win a gift certificate – Monday August 15th is my birthday and restaurants.com is a great opportunity to get check out new and exciting restaurants and find a new favorite in your area.

37 Christine Armstrong August 10, 2011 at 9:46 PM

I like Stretching a Buck on FB and tweeted the giveaway on twitter

38 Samantha Y August 10, 2011 at 9:56 PM

I saw that Spice Kitchen is on Restaurant.com and have been wanting to go there. So, fingers crossed!!

39 Jessica August 10, 2011 at 9:58 PM

i would go to our local winery and restaurant. ymmmmm!

40 kat amber August 10, 2011 at 10:14 PM

i would go to crazy horse. they have the best steaks

41 kat amber August 10, 2011 at 10:15 PM

tweeted your giveaway

42 kat amber August 10, 2011 at 10:15 PM

shared on fb your giveaway

43 kat amber August 10, 2011 at 10:15 PM

subscribe to rss feed

44 Tracy F August 10, 2011 at 10:29 PM

I’d use it to check out a new restaurant I’d never been to before!

45 Tracy F August 10, 2011 at 10:30 PM

I subscribe via google reader.

46 Kristie August 11, 2011 at 12:06 AM

I would try a new restaurant in the area the Roost.

47 Kim August 11, 2011 at 12:08 AM

I signed up for emails.

48 Kim August 11, 2011 at 12:08 AM

I liked you on facebook.

49 Casey August 11, 2011 at 12:27 AM

Can’t decided, but probably between sushi or Italian.

50 Casey August 11, 2011 at 12:28 AM

I liked you on FB.

51 Tara O. August 11, 2011 at 1:36 AM

I would use the coupon at Tequila Mexican Restaurant in St. Charles, MO!

52 Tara O. August 11, 2011 at 1:36 AM

I like you on Facebook!

53 Tara O. August 11, 2011 at 1:37 AM

I subscribe to your emails!

54 Theresa F August 11, 2011 at 2:42 AM

I would probably go to Stix in Fultondale, AL
thanks!

55 Mary Baker August 11, 2011 at 3:34 AM

Since Seafood is my favorite food in the world, and I have not had any in over 5 years, it would have to be a Seafood restaurant. St. John’s Seafood , Steak and Oyster Bar is my first choice.

56 Mary Baker August 11, 2011 at 3:56 AM

I tweeted about the giveaway on Twitter as marybaker112

57 Mary Baker August 11, 2011 at 3:59 AM

I already liked Stretching a buck on Facebook and I posted on my wall.

58 Mary Baker August 11, 2011 at 4:03 AM

I subscribed to your email updates.

59 M Def August 11, 2011 at 9:01 AM

Bel Lago in Westerville, OH all the way! This favorite local spot has a bar and dining seating over looking the Hoover Dam (one of Central Ohio’s largest water spots). If I won, I could use it to celebrate my 20th anniversary!

60 Camiele August 11, 2011 at 9:17 AM

I would take it to Shula’s grill!!

61 Camiele August 11, 2011 at 9:17 AM

Tweeted it on Twitter.

62 Camiele August 11, 2011 at 9:17 AM

I am a fan on Facebook.

63 Camiele August 11, 2011 at 9:17 AM

I subscribe through a reader.

64 Barbara August 11, 2011 at 9:26 AM

i love chillis so do my kids

65 shelly August 11, 2011 at 10:58 AM

Red Lobster for me!

66 Karin August 11, 2011 at 11:44 AM

I would use them for Firkin & Fox

67 tiffany August 11, 2011 at 11:59 AM

Probably one of the local restaurants in Annapolis.

68 tiffany August 11, 2011 at 12:00 PM

I also subscribe to your rss feed.

69 Emily August 11, 2011 at 1:23 PM

I receive your emails!

70 Emily August 11, 2011 at 1:24 PM

I want to try out ROJO in Birmingham!

71 jess August 11, 2011 at 2:38 PM

I subscribe to your emails.

72 carly August 11, 2011 at 3:19 PM

I would use these at Cafe Capri

73 berry August 11, 2011 at 5:21 PM

I love the Melting Pot!

74 berry August 11, 2011 at 5:21 PM

I subscribe to your email.

75 Jennifer August 11, 2011 at 5:39 PM

We would love to go to Ruggero’s in MI.

76 Jennifer August 11, 2011 at 5:39 PM

I Tweeted about this giveaway (jrosencr)

77 Jennifer August 11, 2011 at 5:40 PM

I Subscribe via email.

78 Kari Howell August 11, 2011 at 6:03 PM

Cajun Shrimp Shack

79 Kari Howell August 11, 2011 at 6:03 PM
80 Kari Howell August 11, 2011 at 6:04 PM

I like you on Facebook (Kari Howell).

81 Kari Howell August 11, 2011 at 6:04 PM

I am an email subscriber.

82 beth August 11, 2011 at 6:11 PM

i would go back to the oval room

83 beth August 11, 2011 at 6:12 PM

i am an email subscriber

84 Francesca August 11, 2011 at 6:56 PM

Please enter me to win a $50 Restaurant.com voucher! I subscribe to your blog via Google Reader.

85 Francesca August 11, 2011 at 6:57 PM

If I won, I’d use my $50 Restaurant.com voucher to treat my friends to honey BBQ chicken wings and deep-fried Twinkies at Alondra’s in Montebello. Yum!

86 Vickie Heydenreich August 11, 2011 at 7:27 PM

I would go to Shulas 347 Grill!!!

87 Vickie Heydenreich August 11, 2011 at 7:28 PM

I am a FB liker!!!

88 Vickie Heydenreich August 11, 2011 at 7:28 PM

I also receive your daily email!!!!

89 Karla August 11, 2011 at 7:37 PM

I would use it for Leona’s Restaurant in Chicago.

90 Karla August 11, 2011 at 7:38 PM

I subscribe to the e-mail.

91 Theresa August 11, 2011 at 8:29 PM

I subscribe to your email newsletter.

92 Theresa August 11, 2011 at 8:32 PM

I would use it for the Sweetwater Cafe.

93 Cheri M August 11, 2011 at 8:42 PM

I would use it towards Flat Iron Grill. A nice date night with hubby.

94 Cheri M August 11, 2011 at 8:43 PM

email subscriber

95 LinhC August 11, 2011 at 11:50 PM

I’d use it towards O’sushi in Hoover AL.

96 Tawna August 12, 2011 at 12:32 AM

I would love to try a new restaurant that I haven’t been to!

97 Tawna August 12, 2011 at 12:32 AM

I am an email subscriber!

98 Sylvia August 12, 2011 at 7:42 AM

I am an email subscriber. I love trying new restaurants. I want to go to the Melting Pot and Sis’s Family Affair.

99 kathy August 12, 2011 at 7:44 AM

Already “like” your page. :) I’d probably go to my fav mexican restaurant. :)

100 Tracy R August 12, 2011 at 7:46 AM

El Reparo Mexican Restaurant!

101 Tracy R August 12, 2011 at 7:48 AM
102 Tracy R August 12, 2011 at 7:49 AM
103 Tracy R August 12, 2011 at 7:50 AM

I am already a subscriber!

104 CJ Little August 12, 2011 at 7:52 AM

Tsunami – Mount Pleasant, SC

105 Dee August 12, 2011 at 7:56 AM

I would love to win the voucher and would eat at Johnny’s Pizza! It’s yummy!

106 Amy P August 12, 2011 at 7:59 AM

I would like to try Pats in my area….there are a few more that I have never even heard of.

107 Amy P August 12, 2011 at 8:01 AM

I am already a FB follower so I shared your page.

108 Amy P August 12, 2011 at 8:03 AM

Already subscribed via email

109 Joell August 12, 2011 at 8:12 AM

I would use mine at Mona Lisa Cafe.

110 Valerie Brenner August 12, 2011 at 8:21 AM

I would eat at the Hill!

111 Valerie Brenner August 12, 2011 at 8:22 AM

I get your emails!

112 Valerie Brenner August 12, 2011 at 8:23 AM

I am a fan on facebook.

113 Selene M. August 12, 2011 at 8:47 AM

I’d choose Los Tres Magueyes in Fuquay Varina, NC.

114 Selene M. August 12, 2011 at 8:48 AM
115 Selene M. August 12, 2011 at 8:49 AM

“Like” Stretching a Buck on Facebook as Selene Montgomery and I promoted the giveaway.

116 Selene M. August 12, 2011 at 8:50 AM

I’m subscribed via Google Reader.

117 shann August 12, 2011 at 9:20 AM

I would try a new restraunt maybe a fancy Italian one or something.

118 shann August 12, 2011 at 9:20 AM

I am an e-mail subscriber

119 Kara August 12, 2011 at 9:40 AM

I would take my friends to Pal’s in East Greenwich,RI.

120 Carol August 12, 2011 at 9:44 AM

Los Tres Amigos is where we use our Restaurants.com certificates.

121 Carol August 12, 2011 at 9:46 AM

I have hungry boys. We need more restaurants.com certificates PLEASE!!!!

122 Ken Fry August 12, 2011 at 9:52 AM

I like this site

123 Stacia August 12, 2011 at 9:58 AM

I like you on Facebook!

124 Stacia August 12, 2011 at 9:59 AM

Seafood or Sushi!

125 Kelly August 12, 2011 at 2:09 PM

I would love to go to The Melting Pot.

126 Kelly R August 12, 2011 at 2:11 PM

I want to try Pompillios.

127 Margaret August 12, 2011 at 2:45 PM

I am an e-mail subscriber

128 Margaret August 12, 2011 at 2:47 PM

I would use the gift certificates on either one of the pizza places for a few nights or try a new place I have never been to.

129 Erin August 12, 2011 at 3:32 PM

I would use it at Legends.

130 LinhC August 12, 2011 at 8:52 PM

email subscriber.

131 Sharon Edwards August 13, 2011 at 6:12 PM

We love a local restaurant called The Grotto – Highland Village, TX.

132 Sharon Edwards August 13, 2011 at 6:12 PM

I am a fan on FB.

133 Nicole August 14, 2011 at 2:29 PM

New India Restaurant in the Bethel Center Plaza. Love trying new things!

134 Andrea Watts August 14, 2011 at 5:16 PM

I would use it at Kobes

135 Andrea Watts August 14, 2011 at 5:16 PM

I tweete about this giveaway on Twitter:

Enter to win a $50 @Restaurant_com Gift Certificate @stretchingabuck (2 winners!) http://www.stretchingabuckblog.com/?p=27888 #wingiveaways

136 Andrea Watts August 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM

I “Liked” Stretching a Buck on Facebook

137 Andrea Watts August 14, 2011 at 5:17 PM

I subscribed to your feed

138 Dan August 14, 2011 at 8:35 PM

Johnny’s Pizza, best in our area :)

139 Amanda August 14, 2011 at 8:36 PM

Chianti Italian!

140 shelley August 15, 2011 at 9:01 AM

red lobster for me!!!

141 shelley August 15, 2011 at 9:02 AM

i like you on fb

142 shelley August 15, 2011 at 9:02 AM

i subscribe to your newsletter

143 jennifer eudy August 15, 2011 at 9:42 AM

I “liked” you on my facebook!:)

144 Heather August 15, 2011 at 9:42 AM

I would be happy to go to ANY restaurant! I seldom get a chance to go out to eat!

145 Heather August 15, 2011 at 9:42 AM

I’m an email subscriber.

146 Kathryn August 15, 2011 at 12:30 PM

I subscribe to your email updates.

147 Kathryn August 15, 2011 at 12:30 PM

Johnny’s pizza!

148 Peggy August 15, 2011 at 12:41 PM

I would love to eat out! Any place sounds good to me!

149 Peggy August 15, 2011 at 12:42 PM

I’m a subscriber!

150 Peggy August 15, 2011 at 12:42 PM

I liked you on facebook!

151 Brandy Mcbride August 15, 2011 at 1:01 PM

I love to spend it at Wellington’s!

152 Crystal K. August 15, 2011 at 1:11 PM

I’d use it at Stripburger in Vegas!

153 Crystal K. August 15, 2011 at 1:13 PM
154 Crystal K. August 15, 2011 at 1:13 PM

I “Like” Stretching a Buck on Facebook.

155 Claire August 15, 2011 at 1:26 PM

id go out to dinner with my sister to catch up on things

156 Milian Ortiz August 15, 2011 at 2:08 PM

I would love it if they could get certificates for the Melting Pot in columbia, MD

157 Milian Ortiz August 15, 2011 at 2:11 PM

I’m an email subscriber.

158 Tabathia B August 15, 2011 at 2:27 PM

lemon grass thai
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

159 Tabathia B August 15, 2011 at 2:28 PM

email subscriber
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

160 Tabathia B August 15, 2011 at 2:28 PM

like on facebook
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

161 Jill August 15, 2011 at 5:21 PM

I would like to go to Red Lobster.

162 Jill August 15, 2011 at 5:23 PM

I would love to take my family to our local Olive Garden.

163 Jill August 15, 2011 at 5:24 PM

I like you on Facebook!

164 Jill August 15, 2011 at 5:24 PM

I am an email subscriber.

165 Jill August 15, 2011 at 5:26 PM

I would love to win!!!!

166 Jill August 15, 2011 at 5:26 PM

Longhorn steaks in Nashville,TN is wonderful!

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