17 Restaurants Offering Free Gift Cards for the Holidays


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'Tis the season to save on gift cards at your favorite restaurants! Find out who is offering freebie bonus cards.

‘Tis the season to save on gift cards at your favorite restaurants! Each year, several national chains offer special holiday deals that allow you to score extra gift cards, and this year is no exception.

Following are 17 restaurants offering to put a little holiday cheer into your restaurant budget:

Bonefish Grill

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Buy $50 of gift cards at Bonefish Grill, and you’ll get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10, 2017.

Buca di Beppo

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Buy $50 of gift cards at Buca di Beppo, and you’ll get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2017.

California Pizza Kitchen

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Buy $100 in gift cards at California Pizza Kitchen, and you’ll get a free $20 card. This deal runs through Jan. 2, 2017. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 9 to Feb. 26, 2017.

Carrabba’s

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Carrabba’s, and you’ll get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10, 2017.

Chili’s

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Chili’s, and you’ll get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 8, 2017.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

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For every $100 in gift cards you buy at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, you’ll get a free $20 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10, 2017.

Golden Corral

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Buy $25 in gift cards at Golden Corral, and you’ll get a free $5 card. Offer dates are not listed on the website. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 9, 2017

Noodles & Co.

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Buy $25 in gift cards at Noodles & Co., and you’ll get a free $5 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid through Jan. 16, 2017.

Olive Garden

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Olive Garden, and you’ll get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Jan. 1, 2017. The bonus card is valid Jan. 2 to March 31, 2017.

Outback Steakhouse

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Outback Steakhouse, and you’ll get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid Jan. 1 to Feb. 8, 2017.

Panera

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Panera, and you’ll get a free $10 gift card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid Jan. 1 to Jan. 23, 2017.

P.F. Chang’s

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Buy $100 in gift cards at P.F. Chang’s, and you’ll get a free $20 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid Jan. 1 to March 31, 2017.

Red Lobster

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Red Lobster, and you’ll get a $10 off “coupon” or a free appetizer. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid Jan. 2 to Feb. 5, 2017.

Red Robin

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Buy $25 to $45 in gift cards at Red Robin, and you’ll get a free $5 card. This deal is good “while supplies last.” The bonus card is valid Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2017.

Ruby Tuesday

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Get a free $5 gift card for every $25 in cards you buy at Ruby Tuesday. Or, get $15 in free cards for every $50 in cards you buy. Offer dates are not specified. The bonus card is valid Jan. 2 to Feb. 28, 2017.

Steak ‘n Shake

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Buy $20 in gift cards at Steak ‘n Shake, and you’ll get a free $5 certificate. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The cards are valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2017.

Texas Roadhouse

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Get a free $5 gift card for every $30 in cards you buy at Texas Roadhouse. The maximum bonus is $100. Offer dates are not specified. The bonus card deal is valid through Dec. 27.

Do you know of other great holiday bonus gift card deals? Share them by commenting below or on our Facebook page.

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