Christmas Gift Card Bonus Deals For Restaurants And More

Many businesses are offering gift card deals for Christmas this year!  Here is a list of the gift card deals that restaurants usually offer.  Deals that have been confirmed for 2015 are noted.  Many end on either December 24 or December 31 – if you’re cutting it close to those dates make sure you confirm the bonus is still available!

Keep in mind that many of the bonus “gift cards” actually have expiration dates and have different terms than a regular gift card. Be sure to read and understand all of the fine print before you buy.

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Applebee’s – Buy $50 in gift cards, get a free $10 bonus card. Bonus card expires February 28th, 2015.

Benihana – For every $50 in gift cards, you will receive a $10 promotional card.  Also if you purchase $200 in gift cards you will receive $60 in bonus cards. This offer is only available via a special email coupon that is being sent to members of Benihana’s Chef’s Table – sign up here.

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano (confirmed 2015) – Receive a free $15 Holiday bonus award card with every $100 in gifts cards purchased.

Black-eyed Pea – Buy $25 in gift cards and get a $5 gift card for free.

Bonefish Grill – Get a free $20 bonus card with you buy $100 in gift cards. Available online or in-store. Go here to purchase gift cards online.

Boston Market – Get a $5 Bonus card when you purchase a $25 gift card.

C.B. Potts – With every $50 Gift Card purchase receive a $10 Gift Card for free.
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California Pizza Kitchen – Purchase $100 in gift cads and receive a $20 promotional card.

Caribou Coffee – Get a free $5 eGift for eGift purchases of $25 or greater. Go here to purchase eGifts.

Carrabba’s – Receive a $20 bonus card for every $10 0in gift cards your purchase.

Cheesecake Factory – For every $25 gift card purchase online nor in-store, get a complimentary slice of cheesecake or layer cake via their Gift of Joy bonus card.

Chili’s – Get a $10 Holiday Buck Bonus card with you buy $50 in gift cards.

Cold Stone Creamery – Get a free $5 bonus egift with the purchase of $30 or more in Cold Stone Gift cards.

Culvers: Free value basket with $25 in gift cards purchased.

Del Taco (confirmed 2015) – Buy a $30 gift card and receive a free small size combo meal. Buy $100 gift card and receive 4 small size free combo meals.

Einstein Bros Bagels – is offering a $5 bonus gift card when you buy a $25 card.

Famous Dave’s – Receive a $5 Rewards card with every $25 in gift cards purchased.

Firehouse Subs – Enjoy a free dessert when you purchase a gift card of $10 or more.

Flatiron’s American Bar & Grill  – Get a $20 gift certificate for every $100 gift card purchased online. Enter code #DEC2014EGC in the comments section of the order screen for your bonus gift card(s).

Freddy’s Steakburgers – Buy a $25 gift card and receive a free bottle of Freddy’s Famous Seasoning.

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill (confirmed 2015) – Get a $5 coupon for a future visit with every $25 gift card purchase.

Genghis Grill – Buy a $25 gift card and get $5 off your next purchase.

Hacienda Colorado – Receive $5 in Hacienda Cash for every $50 of gift cards you buy before the end of the year.

Hal Smith Restaurant Group – Receive a $10 bonus e-gift card for every $50 in e-gift card purchases.  See details and order online here.

HuHot Mongolian Grill – Buy $100 in gift cards and get a free $20 card! Bonus card available with in-store gift card purchases only.

Humble Coffee (confirmed 2015) – Buy a $25 gift card for $20 through December 23rd.

Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza – Get a $5 gift certificate when you purchase a gift certificate for $25 or greater.

Islands Fine Burgers – Get a $5 Bonus Cards redeemable (good for your next visit) for every $25 spent on gift cards.

Jamba Juice – Get a free smoothie when you purchase gift cards totaling $25 or more!

Joe’s Crab Shack – For every $25 gift card purchases you will get a winning ticket, with prizes ranging from $5 off to e free steampot.

Jose Muldoon’s – Get a $20 gift certificate for every $100 gift card purchased online. Enter code #DEC2014EGC in the comments section of the order screen for your bonus gift card(s). Limited to a maximum of $200 in free gift certificates.  Go here to purchase.

Keva Juice – Buy $25 of Keva Kash, receive $5 of Keva Kash free.  Valid at participating locations only.

Larkburger – Purchase a gift card of $30 or more and you will receive $5 off your next visit.

Lonestar Steakhouse – Buy $25 in gift cards and get a free appetizer. Buy $75 in gift cards and get a free entree.

MacKenzie’s Chop House – Get a $20 gift certificate for every $100 gift card purchased online. Enter code #DEC2014EGC in the comments section of the order screen for your bonus gift card(s).

Mad Greens – For every purchase of $25 in gift cards, receive a $5 gift card for free.

Maggiano’s Little Italy – Purchase $100 or more in online gift cards and receive $20 Bonus Card and a one year subscription to Food & Wine Magazine.

Melting Pot: Purchase a $100 gift card, receive two $25 Dip Certificates.  Valid at participating locations only; the Colorado Springs location is participating.

Noodles & Company (confirmed for 2015): Receive a $5 bonus card with $25 gift card purchase.

Olive Garden – Buy $50 or more in gift cards and get a $10 bonus offer.

Outback Steakhouse – Give $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus card for yourself.

Panera Bread – Purchase $25 in Panera Bread gift cards and receive a $5 bonus card.  May be valid at participating locations only.

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen – Free $10 Reward card with every $50 in Pappas gift cards purchased.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea – Buy a $25 Peet’s card and receive a free medium beverage.

Pei Wei (confirmed for 2015) – Buy $25 in gift cards, get a $5 bonus card.

P.F. Chang’s – Buy $100 in gift cards and receive a $20 Bonus Card.

Pizzeria Rustica – Purchase $100 in gift cards receive an extra $20.

Qdoba – Free smothered burrito when you load $30 onto a Qdoba cash card.

Red Lobster – Free $5 bonus coupon for every $25 spent on gift cards online on in a restaurant.

Red Robin (confirmed 2015) – Get a $5 Bonus Buck Reward with a gift card purchase of $25-$45.

Ritz Grill  – Get a $20 gift certificate for every $100 gift card purchased online. Enter code #DEC2014EGC in the comments section of the order screen for your bonus gift card(s). Limited to a maximum of $200 in free gift certificates.  Go here to purchase.

Rock Bottom Brewery – Receive a $5 bonus card with every $25 in gift cards purchased.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill – Get a free $5 gift card with the purchase of a $25 gift card.

Salsa Brava – Get a free $20 gift cards with every $100 in gift cards you buy

Smashburger (confirmed 2015)  – $5 in free Smash Cash with every $25 in gift card purchases.

Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes – Get a free meal pass with every $50 gift card purchase.

Southside Johnny’s  – Get a $20 gift certificate for every $100 gift card purchased online. Enter code #DEC2014EGC in the comments section of the order screen for your bonus gift card(s). Limited to a maximum of $200 in free gift certificates.  Go here to purchase.

Steak n Shake (confirmed 2015) – Get a $5 bonus card when you buy a $20 gift card.

Texas Roadhouse – buy a $30 gift cards and get a $5 bonus e-gift card, online only.  Maximum bonus is $100 per order.

Togo’s Sandwiches (confirmed 2015) – Get a free regular classic sandwich when you buy a gift card of $25 or more.  Free sandwich is on same visit only.

Tony P’s – Purchase a $25 gift card and receive an additional $5 gift card, purchase a $50 gift card and receive an additional $10 gift card.

Tucano’s Brazilian Grill  – Receive a $20 bonus card with the purchase of $100 in gift cards.  The bonus card is not valid on Valentine’s Day.

Via Baci – Get a $5 gift certificate for every $25 gift card purchased. Get a $10 gift certificate for every $50 gift card purchased.

YoYoBerri – $10 bonus card with $40 in gift card purchases.

YoYogurt  – Buy a $25 gift card, get a $5 gift card free.

Which Wich – Get a free $5 gift card with a $25 gift card purchase (valid in-store only).

Zio’s Italian Kitchen – For every $25 you spend on gift cards, you will receive a $5 bonus for yourself.

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