How SouthFloridaDines.com Works!!
SouthFloridaDines.com is Florida's largest dining guide. Since 2000 we’ve been promoting restaurants on our website and on our TV and radio shows. These restaurants are looking for new customers…they want your business! So we’ve arranged it so you can purchase dining gift certificates at HALF PRICE. That gives you a great incentive to try something new! By looking up a restaurant’s menus, reading customer reviews and checking out their videos, you can decide if you’d like to dine there, and if you do, you can purchase a dining certificate for half price. There’s a limited amount each month though… and they sell quickly… so don’t hesitate if you see something you’d like to try!
SouthFloridaDines.com is fast, easy and fun... Simply find restaurants in your area, add them to your cart, check out, print the gift certificate from your computer and you’ll be dining for half price in no time… it’s that easy! With the videos we have for each restaurant you get to SEE exactly what you’ll get. There’s no club to join, no membership fees, no coupon books, no catch. Simply purchase, print, and save money…You are gonna love this...
How do I register for an account?
Before you can purchase a dining certificate for half price, you need to register for an account. (It’s FREE) Click on User Login located at the top of the page, then click on Register for a New Account. Enter your information in the fields, and accept the terms. Then click on the Register button at the bottom. You will then be allowed to purchase certificates for half price on SouthFloridaDines.com .
Some fabulous deals our restaurants offer at LocalDines.com are limited to (1) certificate per household. SouthFloridaDines.com must RESTRICT ACCOUNTS TO ONLY ONE (1) PER HOUSEHOLD. We must restrict the number of accounts in order for us to be fair to our customers and restaurant owners.
We verify your accounts by cross checking all new registered users against all of our current customers. We cross check both the mailing address and the billing address. If your addresses match any current customers addresses, your order will be canceled, your credit card will be refunded and your account will be suspended. We must do this in order to be fair to everyone.
So in order to prevent this from happening…. Please make sure you only have one account per household. Once your account has been verified you will be able to print any certificates you have purchased.
How do I find restaurants I want?
After logging into your account, you will be directed to My Account/Order Histor. Over to the right, you will see an area that says Find Restaurants. You can search by ZIP code, by Keyword (Italian, Mexican, Fine dining, etc.) If you know the name of the restaurant you can do a search by alphabet. And we have provided a quick location search by geographical area like Miami, Boca, Jupiter, Treasure coast, etc. Once see something that interests you, click on the logo and you’ll be on that restaurant’s page where you can see videos, menus, customer reviews, a complete description and you can purchase a dining certificate for 50% off!
How do I print certificates?
You must be a verified user in order to print. Once your account has been verified you can print certificates directly from your account. Just log in to your account and click on the PRINT button next to any of the certificates you have purchased.
I lost my Gift Certificate or I let it expire before I used it. Now what?
SouthFloridaDines.com and participating restaurants are NOT RESPONSIBLE for lost, stolen, misplaced or expired certificates. Please treat your certificates as you would cash! Put them in a safe place and make sure you use them before they expire! No exceptions!!
I see Dines Dollars in My Account overview. What are Dines Dollars?*
Dines Dollars are basically gift certificates towards purchases onSouthFloridaDines.com . You can give Dines Dollars as a gift, receive them as a gift, we may add them to your account because a certificate to a restaurant you purchased went out of business or changed owners and stopped accepting them. We give them out at events and people sometimes win them at events, on the radio, in our e-mail, etc. You can see how much in Dines Dollars you have available and /or add ones you have been given to your account… under My Account / Dines Dollars. This will show you how much in Dines Dollars (credit) you have available and you can view details which will give you a complete history of all Dines Dollars associated with your account. If you have Dines Dollars available in your account when you go to check out, you can apply them at that time.
*You cannot purchase Dines Dollars with Dines Dollars.
Do I have to pay a fee to use your service?
No. Simply choose which dining Gift Certificate(s) you would like to purchase. No club to join, no coupon book, no catch.
Can I open more than one account?
No. SouthFloridaDines.com must RESTRICT ACCOUNTS TO ONLY ONE (1) PER HOUSEHOLD. Some fabulous deals our restaurants offer at SouthFloridaDines.com are limited to (1) certificate per household. We must restrict the number of accounts in order for us to be fair to our customers and restaurant owners. Our Website will cross reference your e-mail address, mailing address, and credit card shipping address with all the other customers’ info in our database. If you match Addresses with any of our other customers your order will be canceled, your credit card will be credited back and your account will be suspended. To avoid this from happening, please make sure you have only one account per household, please.
OK…I see something I like. Now what?
Once you find a restaurant you like, you can decide whether you’d like to purchase a dining certificate for 50% of the face value. If you’re a brand new user, you will be prompted to open a new account when you click on the “add to cart” button. Again, there is NEVER any fee to join SouthFloridaDines.com . Once you open your account, you can add the gift certificate to your cart and check out….or keep shopping for more great restaurants! Once you checkout you will be able to print your certificates immediately if you are a verified user.
What are the restrictions on the SouthFloridaDines.com Gift Certificates?
Each restaurant may have its own additional restrictions. (Some are valid for food only, some are valid for food and alcohol, some are not valid on certain days…etc.) You may view those restrictions by clicking on "View Restrictions" on each individual restaurant's page on SouthFloridaDines.com , or when placing your order by phone, please inquire about any restrictions for the Gift Certificates you are purchasing. We try to limit any additional restrictions, and most of the restaurants accept the Gift Certificates at any time.
How do I pay for the Gift Certificates?
Our online Shopping Cart is very user friendly. We accept online payments with MasterCard or VISA. Your privacy and security are of the utmost importance to us. SouthFloridaDines.com is a secure and encrypted website. Please be assured that LocalDines.com will not sell or give away any information about any of its customers. You may also place your order by phone (*additional phone order charges may apply) at 1-866-379-DINE (3463).
How and when will I receive the Gift Certificates?
You can choose to print your certificates right away, e-mail them to a friend or have them snail mailed (additional $2.00 shipping charge). We process snail mail orders daily and customers usually have their Gift Certificates within 1-4 days. They are mailed via US Postal Service.
How much do you charge for processing?
Processing Fee is 4% of the purchase price. (minimum $1.00) *additional phone order and postage charges may apply.
What happens if I buy a Gift Certificate and the restaurant goes out of business before I am able to use it?
If this happens, please mail the certificate to the SouthFloridaDines.com offices at 1918 SW Biltmore Street. Port Saint Lucie, FL 34984, Certificates must be returned BEFORE THEY EXPIRE! We will apply a credit of equal value to your account. You can then purchase a gift certificate to another restaurant using the SouthFloridaDines.com credit . Sorry, no cash refunds. We will not exchange any certificates to restaurants that are still in business.
When can I see your TV Show?
Fri, Sat & Sun at 1pm On ION
West Palm Zone Cable Channel 8 Dish Network 65
Miami Zone Cable Channel 16 Dish Network 67
What are the Featured Promotions?
If you click on the Featured Promotions tab at the top of the home page you will see a list of printable promotions that don’t require you to purchase a certificate. To print out your complimentary printable coupons, please visit the Featured Promotions page for more great deals!
What’s the catch?
Too funny!!! We hear that all the time and our answer is always the same. There is no catch. We’ve been in business since 2000 and we have teamed up with some of the biggest names in Florida's's restaurant industry. We have simply made arrangements with scores of great restaurants who will gladly accept SouthFloridaDines.com certificates as an incentive to dine with them. That’s it. No club to join, no coupon book….no catch!
Call Toll Free: 1-866-379-DINE (3463)
1918 SW Biltmore Street
Port Saint Lucie, FL, 34984
OK...what are you waiting for? Aren’t you hungry yet??? Go...find some restaurants! Eat...drink…save some money!! :)