Today’s Deals: Dinner, Cheesecake and Free Caffeine

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Note: Expiration dates are in brackets and special instructions are in parentheses.

Smoothies, drinks and dessert

  • AMPM (convenience store): Free 16-ounce Mountain Dew Kickstart, which comes in fruit punch or orange citrus [expiration unknown]. The coupon will be sent to your mobile device. Kickstart is a soda/juice blend with almost three times as much caffeine as regular Mountain Dew.
  • Cheesecake Factory: 50 percent off any slice of cheesecake on National Cheesecake Day, which is Tuesday [7/30 only].
  • Jamba Juice: Free 9.5-ounce Jamba Kids smoothie for kids aged 8 and under between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Jamba Kids Free Smoothie Day, which is Saturday [7/27 only].

Fast food

  • Carl’s Jr.: Free small Gold Peak iced tea with the purchase of a grilled chicken sandwich (print first) [8/4].
  • Hardee’s: $1 off a Super Bacon Cheeseburger combo (print first) [8/4].
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Their new $4 menu includes four meals that are less than $4 each [expiration unknown].

Restaurants

  • Bakers Square Restaurant and Bakery: Free entree with the purchase of one entree and two drinks (print first) [8/9].
  • Olive Garden Italian Restaurant: 50 percent off an entree with the purchase of one entree (print first) [8/4].
  • Outback Steakhouse: $5 off the purchase of two entrees [8/1]. This coupon is also valid on take-out orders.
  • Village Inn: $2.50 off the purchase of one entree and one drink (print first) [8/9].

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