Holiday Gift Card Specials

by Gil Arnold

outbackgiftcards Holiday Gift Card SpecialsFor the 2013 Holiday Season most chain restaurants are offering gift cards at discounted prices, or a bonus gift card with each purchase.

Get deals from Applebee’s, Cheesecake Factory, Chili’s McCormick & Schmick’s, Outback, Ruby Tuesday, Taco Bell and more. Most of these deals are good until Dec. 31, 2013, but check the appropriate link below for details.

Here are the deals we’ve found, in alphabetical order, with a link to the restaurant website for more details and ordering information.

  1. At Applebee’s buy a $50 gift card online and get a $10 bonus card.   More details on the Applebee’s website:  http://www.applebees.com/gift-cards
  2. At Black Angus buy a $50 gift card and get a $5 bonus card.   More details on the Black Angus website: https://www.blackangusgiftcards.com/ecom/index.asp
  3. At http://bobevans.com/GiftCards.aspx
  4. Bob Evans buy a $30 gift card and get a free six-pack of cookies plus a coupon booklet with
    $20 in savings.  More details at the Bob Evans website at http://bobevans.fbmta.com/members/ViewMailing.aspx?MailingID=36507265498
  5. At Bonefish Grill buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card.  You can order online or instore.  Also get free shipping for a limited time. More details and an order form on the Bonefish website: http://www.bonefishgrill.com/Content/gift-cards/
  6. At Bravo Cucina buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card.   More details on the  Bravo website: http://www.bravoitalian.com/giftcards.html
  7. At Brio Tuscan Grille get a $20 bonus card with every $100 gift card purchase.  The bonus gift card is valid 1/1/14 – 3/17/14.  You can order online or instore.  More details and an order form on the Brio website: http://www.brioitalian.com/giftcards.html
  8. At Buca di Beppo buy a $50 gift card online and get a $15 bonus card.   More details on the Buca website:   http://www.bucadibeppo.com/gift-cards/
  9. At California Pizza Kitchen get a $20 bonus card with every $100 gift card purchase.  More details on the CPK website:  https://cpkstore.wgiftcard.com
  10. At Capital Grill buy $500 or more in gift cards and get a 10% bonus card.  More details on the Capital Grill website:  https://gift.thecapitalgrille.com/giftcard/
  11. At Caribou Coffee buy a $25 egift card and get a $5 egift Bonus Card.  More details and ordering at the Caribou website: https://cariboucoffee.cashstar.com/gift-card/buy/?ref=gcfma
  12. At Carl’s Jr. get a free Thickburger with every $20 gift card purchase.  More details on the Carl’s website:  http://www.carlsjr.com/gift-cards
  13. At Carrabba’s Italian Grill buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card.  More details at the Carrabbas website at http://www.carrabbas.com/Content/order-gift-cards
  14. At Cheesecake Factory buy a $25 gift card and get a free slice of cheesecake. More details at this Cheesecake Factory website: https://shop.thecheesecakefactory.com/order/gift-card.html
  15. At Chili’s buy a $50 gift card online and get a $10 bonus card.   More details on the Chili’s website:  http://blog.chilis.com/posts/introducing-bucky/
  16. At Cici’s Pizza buy a $25 gift card online and get a coupon for a free buffet.   More details on the Cici’s website:  http://www.cicispizza.com/
  17. At Cold Stone Creamery buy a $30 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  Bonus is available only for online gift card purchases.  More details at this Cold Stone website:  http://www.coldstonecreamery.com/giftcardsretail/buygiftcards/index.html
  18. At Del Taco buy a $25 gift card and get a free combo. More details on the Del Taco website:  http://deltaco.com/
  19. At Dennys buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  More details at this Dennys website:  http://www.dennys.com/#/home
  20. At Einstein Bros Bagels buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  Good in stores only, not online.  More details  at this Einstein Bros website:  http://einsteinbrosbagels.fbmta.com/members/ViewMailing.aspx?MailingID=42949697876
  21. At Fleming’s Steak House buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card.   More details and an order form on the Fleming’s website: http://www.flemingssteakhouse.com/gift-cards/
  22. At Genghis Grill buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  More details on the Genghis Grill Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151308919044185&set=a.10150695686194185.415385.64354479184&type=1&theater
  23. At Hardee’s get a free Thickburger with every $20 gift card purchase.  More details on the Hardee’s website: http://www.hardees.com/gift-cards
  24. At Hooters buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  More details on the Hooters web page:  http://news.hooters.com/press-release/local/hooters-celebrates-holiday-season-santas-bucks-bonus-gift-cards  Also at Hooters you can get 2014 Hooters calendars at http://www.hooterscalendar.com/
  25. At Jamba Juice buy a $25 gift card and get a free smoothie.  More details on the Jamba Juice web page:  http://www.jambajuice.com/campaigns/giftcard
  26. At Joe’s Crab Shack buy a $25 gift card and get a winning ticket good for discounts such as $10 off.  You can also get a winning ticket just by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Joe’s.  More details on the Joe’s Crab Shack web page at http://joescrabshack.com/winning-ticket?mobileredirect=false
  27. At Kona Grill buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card.   More details on this Kona Grill website:  http://konagrill.fbmta.com/members/ViewMailing.aspx?MailingID=40802231509
  28. At Krystal buy a $10 gift card and get a coupon book with $20 in savings. More details on the Krystal Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151862346423863&set=a.68820598862.73473.10522778862&type=1&theater
  29. At Legal Seafood buy $200 or more in gift cards and get a free lobster dinner.  More details on the Legal Seafoods website:   https://www.legalseafoods.com/index.cfm/page/Holiday-Fishes!-November-1-December-31/cdid/45277/pid/43564
  30. At Lone Star Steakhouse buy a $25 gift card and get a free appetizer, or buy a $75 gift card and get a free entree. More details  at this Lone Star website: https://www.lonestarsteakhouse.com/giftcards/
  31. At Maggiano’s buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card plus a one-year subscription to Food and Wine magazine.  More details and an order form on the Maggiano’s website:  https://maggianosstore.wgiftcard.com/chrome/maggianos/
  32. At McAlisters Deli buy a $50 gift card and get a $10 bonus card.   More details on the McAlisters website:   mcalister.fbmta.com/members/ViewMailing.aspx?MailingID=36507265632
  33. McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant has two $50 gift cards on sale at Costco for $79.99, a 20% discount. Details and ordering information on the Costco website: http://www.costco.com/restaurant-gift-cards.html   Or, you can buy your gift cards from McCormick and Schmick’s and get a $20 bonus card for every $100 spent.  More details at http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/featured-promotion/Holiday-Giftcard.aspx
  34. At Mimis Cafe buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  Bonus is not available online.  Good only when buying a gift card in restaurants.  More details at this Mimis website: http://mimiscafe.fbmta.com/members/ViewMailing.aspx?MailingID=27917326648
  35. At Morton’s Steak House buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 rewards card.  More details on the Mortons website: http://www.mortons.com/gift-cards/  See gift card terms and conditions at http://www.landrysinc.com/giftcards/terms.asp#holiday-2013
  36. At O’Charleys buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card. More details at this O’Charleys website:  http://www.ocharleys.com/giftcards/
  37. At Olive Garden buy a $50 gift card online and get a $10 bonus card.   More details on the Olive Garden website:  http://www.olivegarden.com/Gift-Cards/
  38. At On the Border buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  More details on the On the Border website:  http://www.ontheborder.com/
  39. At Outback for every $100 purchase of gift cards, you’ll get a $20 Bonus Card.  More details and ordering at the Outback website: http://www.outback.com/gift-card/
  40. At Papa John’s buy a $25 gift card and get a free one-topping large pizza.  More details at this Papa John’s website: http://www.papajohns.com/papacard/index.shtm
  41. At Pei Wei buy a $25 gift card and get a free small entree.  More details on the Pei Wei website:  http://www.peiwei.com/index.aspx
  42. At PF Chang for every $100 purchase of gift cards, you’ll get a $20 Bonus Card.  More details and ordering at the PF Chang website: http://www.pfchangs.com/giftcards/
  43. At Pollo Tropical buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  Good in stores only.  More details at this Pollo Tropical website: http://i.pollotropical.com/5789/index-v1.html
  44. At Red Lobster get a $5 off coupon for every $25 gift card purchase.   More details on the Red Lobstger website:  https://redlobster.com/giftcard/
  45. At Rita’s Italian Ice buy a $10 gift card and get a free treat.   Treats in the deal include Regular size Italian Ice, Frozen Custard, Gelati, Blendini, Misto or Milkshake.  More details on the Rita’s website:  http://www.ritasice.com/gift-cardsshop/purchase-gift-cards/
  46. At Rock Bottom buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus card. You can order online or instore.  More details and an order form on this Rock Bottom website: http://listsrv.rockbottombrewery.com/read/archive?id=24739&e=mwa0619%40gmail%2ecom&x=f8541ca0
  47.  At Ruby Tuesday buy $50 in gift cards and get a free $15 bonus coupon;  also get free shipping.  More details on the Ruby Tuesday website: http://www.rubytuesday.com/gift-cards/?ref=takeover_2010Holiday
  48. At Smashburger buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus card.   More details on the Smashburger Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/smashburger
  49. At Smokey Bones buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus card.  More details on this Smokey website:  http://smokeybones.fbmta.com/members/ViewMailing.aspx?MailingID=32212296176
  50. tacobellgiftcard 350x266 Holiday Gift Card SpecialsAt Steak ‘n Shake buy a $20 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  More details at this Steak ‘n Shake website: http://www.steaknshake.com/gift-card/
  51. At Taco Bell buy a $20 gift card and get two free Doritos Locos Tacos and a large drink for free. More details on the Taco Bell website: http://www.tacobell.com/giftcards
  52. At Taco Bueno buy a $20 gift card and get a $5 Bonus Card.  More details at this Taco Bueno website:  http://tacobueno.fbmta.com/members/ViewMailing.aspx?MailingID=21474865615
  53. At Texas Roadhouse buy a $30 gift card online and get a $5 egift Bonus Card.  More details and ordering information at this Texas Roadhouse website: http://www.texasroadhouse.com/gift-cards
  54. Wolfgang Puck Restaurants have two $50 gift cards on sale at Costco for $79.99, a 20% discount. Details and ordering information on the Costco website:  http://www.costco.com/restaurant-gift-cards.html
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About Gil Arnold

Gil Arnold is founder and Managing Editor at EatDrinkDeals. He was a software development manager at IBM for more than 20 years before founding EatDrinkDeals. Mr. Arnold writes extensively on the restaurant industry and software standards related to the publishing of restaurant information.You can connect with him on Google+

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    1. […] Many merchants, especially restaurants, run special discounts on gift cards during the holidays. For example, Chili’s is offering a free $10 bonus card when you spend $50 in gift cards. Applebee’s is offering the same deal. You can find a more detailed listing at Eat Drink Deals. […]


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