25 Restaurants Offering Gift Card Freebies in December

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‘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 restaurants offering to put a little holiday cheer into your restaurant budget by offering bonus gift cards when you purchase cards.

Applebee’s

Buy a $50 gift card at Applebee’s, and get a free $10 gift card. The deal runs through Jan. 5. The bonus card is valid through March 1.

Bahama Breeze

Buy $50 in gift cards at Bahama Breeze, and get $20 in bonus cards. This deal runs through Jan. 2. Bonus cards are valid Jan. 2 to March 31, excluding Feb. 14.

Bakers Square

Buy $25 worth of gift cards at Bakers Square through Dec. 31, and get a $5 bonus card. The bonus cards are redeemable Jan. 1 to Feb. 7.

BJ’s Brewhouse

Buy $50 in gift cards at BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, and get a $10 bonus card; or buy $100 in gift cards, and get a $25 bonus card, plus, you’ll get 20% off a VIP card. This deal runs through Jan. 1. Bonus cards are valid from Jan. 1 through Feb. 13.

Black Angus Steakhouse

Buy $50 in gift cards at Black Angus Steakhouse, and get $10 in Bonus Bucks. This deal runs through Dec. 31.

Bonefish Grill

Buy $50 in gift cards at Bonefish Grill, and get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 9.

Buca di Beppo

Buy a $50 gift card at Buca di Beppo, and get a $10 reward card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 29.

California Pizza Kitchen

Buy $100 in gift cards at California Pizza Kitchen, and get a $20 promotional card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The promotional card is good Jan. 6 to Feb. 23.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Buy $50 in gift cards at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and get a $10 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 9.

Chili’s

Buy $50 in gift cards at Chili’s, and get a $10 e-bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 12.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Buy $100 in gift cards at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, and get a free $20 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is good from Jan. 1 to Feb. 9.

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

Buy $125 in gift cards at Fogo de Chao, and get a $25 bonus card. Other available deals are a $75 bonus card for buying $300 in gift cards and a $100 bonus card when you buy $400 in gift cards. This deal runs through Dec. 31. Bonus cards are valid from Jan. 1 to March 31.

IHOP

Buy $25 in gift cards at IHOP, and get a $5 bonus card. The deal is good through Jan. 1. The bonus card is good through Feb. 29.

LongHorn Steakhouse

Buy $50 in LongHorn Steakhouse gift cards online, and get a $10 bonus card. The deal’s expiration date is not disclosed on the website. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 2.

Noodles & Company

Buy $25 worth of gift cards at Noodles & Company, and get a $5 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid through Jan. 14 but can only be used for in-restaurant purchases.

O’Charley’s

Buy $25 in gift cards at O’Charley’s, and get two free $5 bonus cards. The deal’s expiration date is not disclosed on the website. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to March 31.

Outback Steakhouse

Buy $50 in gift cards at Outback Steakhouse, and get a $10 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 9.

P.F. Chang’s

Buy $100 in gift cards at P.F. Chang’s, and get a $20 bonus reward. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 29.

Red Lobster

Buy $50 in gift cards at Red Lobster, and get a $10 coupon or free appetizer. The website does not disclose how long the deal is available. The coupon/appetizer offer is good throughout January.

Red Robin

Buy a $25 gift card at Red Robin, and get a $5 Bonus Buck Reward card. The deal is good through Dec. 31, and the Bonus Buck Reward can be redeemed Jan. 1 to Feb. 29.

Rubio’s

Buy $25 in gift cards at Rubio’s, and get a $5 bonus coupon. No expiration date is listed on the website for the deal. The coupon is good from Jan. 1 to Jan. 18.

Ruby Tuesday

Buy $50 in gift cards at Ruby Tuesday, and get a free $15 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 2 to March 5.

Souplantation or Sweet Tomatoes

Buy a $50 gift card at either Souplantation or Sweet Tomatoes, and get a free meal pass. No expiration date is listed on the website for the deal. The free meal pass is valid through April 30.

Steak ‘n Shake

Buy $20 of gift cards at Steak ‘n Shake, and get a free $5 certificate. No expiration date is listed on the website for the deal. The certificate is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 29.

Yard House

Buy $50 in gift cards at Yard House, and get a $10 bonus card. The offer is good through Dec. 31. The bonus card is good from Jan. 1 to March 31.

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