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Long John Silvers Restaurant

The Long John Silver's chain of restaurants offers seafood lovers a wide variety of fried seafood, grilled seafood and fresh side items. Many people have enjoyed eating at Long John Silver's because the restaurant's great food and even better prices have created a great value for many years.

Coupons for Long John Silvers

The current owner of Long John Silver's, Yum! brands, offers customers coupons online and through several promotional print advertising campaigns. The coupons include 2-for-1 offers, free meal upgrades and coupons good for up to $3.00 off any Long John Silver's meal.

These coupons are so handy to have on hand that it's a good idea to learn about how to get coupons for Long John Silver's items.

Therefore, here's a handy coupon guide that can help you find Long John Silver's coupons. It includes an interesting account of how the Long John Silver's brand name has evolved. It also includes valuable information about websites and print advertising resources that offer Long John Silver's coupons.

History of Long John Silvers

To start off, Let's learn about how the Long John Silver's restaurant chain has evolved into one of the largest fast food chains in the world.

The Long John Silver's restaurant chain began in 1969 with one small shop located in Lexington, Kentucky. The first Long John Silver's restaurant was open in 1969 by Warren W. Rosenthal. It was a fish n' chip shop located where a former seafood restaurant once stood.

Early shops were inspired by the Robert Lewis Stevenson novel Treasure Island. As a result, early shops featured blue roofs, small steeples, corridor-like waiting areas and other nautical-themed decorations.

These first shops were a huge success because people enjoyed the shop's nautical-themed decorations and the fantastic fried seafood that was served. Moreover, families enjoyed visiting these shops because the restaurants served ample portions of fried fish, fried chicken and hush puppies at very reasonable prices.

This popularity allowed Warren W. Rosenthal to open more than 200 Long John Silver's locations across Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas. Many of these locations were franchises that were independently owned and operated.

Initial Expansion

In 1973, the firm expanded its offerings to include fried shrimp, baked fish and french fries. This expansion allowed the firm to change its name to Long John Silver's Seafood Shoppes.

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This expansion helped the company grow during the 1970s. It also helped to launch the first coupon advertising campaigns for the restaurant chain. These campaigns were featured in TV Guide, Family Circle and other magazines around the country. They featured coupons that were good for 8 cents off any two-piece fish dinner, 12 cents off any shrimp dinner and 30 cents off any family meal.

Healthier Menu Items

Long John Silver's began to offer healthier menu items to consumers in the late 1990s in response to consumer demand for healthier items. These items included grilled salmon, grilled chicken, freshly steamed vegetables and salads.

Furthermore, Long John Silver's also began a "Dollar Stretcher" campaign in the late 1990s that continues to this day. It was originally designed to woo customers looking for value-priced items. The campaign began by offering consumers 99 cent fried fish pieces, 3-piece fried shrimp platters for $1.39 and several seafood sandwiches for $1.59. Nowadays, many of these same items can be found at the same prices at most Long John Silver's restaurants.

Long John Silver's still offers these and other delicious food items at more than 1,200 restaurants around the world. As a result, people can enjoy fantastic seafood items almost anywhere around the world.

Long John Silver's is famous for many of its food items. Here is a small list of some of Long John Silver's famous food items: Main Entrees:

  • Fried fish
  • Fried shrimp
  • Fried clams
  • Fried chicken
  • Grilled salmon
  • Grilled shrimp scampi

Side items:

  • Hush puppies
  • French Fries

Coupons at Long John Silvers

Consumers can find coupons for these and other Long John Silver's menu items online and through several promotional print advertising campaigns.

For example, many websites offer coupons for Long John Silver's menu items. One of the best websites to visit for Long John Silver's coupons is the company's website devoted to coupons located at Longjohnsilvers.com/coupons/. This website offers coupons good for $1.50 to $2.00 off the price of most dinner platters or family meals.

The website also offers coupons good for 2-for-1 specials on grilled entree meals and free drink offers that are valid with any entree purchase.

If you would like to get coupons from this website, please sign up for Long John Silver's email club at Longjohnsilvers.com/coupons/. The club offers monthly coupon offers and promotional information.

To sign up for the club, use a current email address and current zip code to fill out the form that's located on the web page.

Another website that offers Long John Silver's coupons is Valpak's website located at Valpak.com/coupons/home. This website frequently offers residents across the country coupons good for up to $2.00 off many Long John Silver's platters and family meals.

The coupons featured on this website are offered by locally owned Long John Silver franchises. As a result, they also offer local deals that you won't find elsewhere.

For example, some franchises have offered coupons good for a free soft drink with the purchase of any dinner entree. Other franchises have offered coupons good for free tickets to local sporting venues with any family meal purchase. Therefore, it might be worth searching the Valpak website for local Long John Silver's coupons.

Coupons in Local Papers

Finally, don't forget to search your local newspaper and bulk mail ads for Long John Silver's coupons. Many local Long John Silver's franchises place coupons for entree items, kid's meals and family meals in ads featured in local newspapers and bulk mail offerings. These coupons are valuable because they are often good for $1.00, $2.00 and even $3.00 off the price of many entrees and meal deals.

Therefore, be sure to take a look at these resources the next time you are searching for a Long John Silver's coupons. They might just save you time and money the next time you visit Long John Silvers!

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