25 Restaurants Offering Free Gift Cards in December

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Restaurant gift cards can be the perfect holiday present, especially for friends and loved ones who are notoriously difficult to please. And if you purchase a gift card from the right restaurant, you can get a little holiday bonus with your card.

Following are a slew of restaurants offering bonus gift cards when you purchase cards.

Applebee’s

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Buy a $50 gift card at Applebee’s, and get a free $10 gift card. The deal runs through Jan. 6. The bonus card is valid through March 3, 2019.

Bahama Breeze

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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. 1 to March 31, 2019, excluding Feb. 14.

Bakers Square

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Buy $25 worth of gift cards at Bakers Square, and get a $5 bonus card through Dec. 31. The bonus cards are redeemable Jan. 1 to Feb. 8, 2019.

BJ’s Brewhouse

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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 a 20 percent off a VIP card. This deal runs through Jan. 1. Bonus cards are valid from Jan. 1 through Feb. 13, 2019.

Black Angus Steakhouse

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

Bonefish Grill

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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. 10, 2019.

Buca di Beppo

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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. 28, 2019.

California Pizza Kitchen

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Buy $100 in gift cards at California Pizza Kitchen, and get a free $20 promotional card. This deal runs through Jan. 1. The promotional card is good Jan. 7-Feb. 24, 2019.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10, 2019.

Chili’s

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Chili’s, and get a free $10 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 6, 2019.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

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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-Feb. 10, 2019.

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

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Buy $150 in gift cards at Fogo de Chao, and get a $25 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1-March 31, 2019.

IHOP

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Buy a $25 gift card at IHOP, and get a $5 bonus coupon. The deal is good through Dec. 31. The coupon is good through Jan. 31, 2019.

LongHorn Steakhouse

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Buy $25 in LongHorn Steakhouse gift cards online, and get a $5 bonus card. The deal’s expiration date is not disclosed on the website. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 3, 2019.

O’Charley’s

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Buy $25 in gift cards at O’Charley’s, and get $10 in rewards. This deal runs through Dec. 24. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 13, 2019.

Outback Steakhouse

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Outback Steakhouse, and get a free $10 card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 10, 2019.

P.F. Chang’s

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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. 28, 2019.

Red Lobster

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Red Lobster, and get a $10 coupon. The website does not disclose how long the offer lasts. The coupon is good during January 2019.

Red Robin

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Buy a $25 gift card at Red Robin, and get a $5 Bonus Buck card. No other details are available at the Red Robin website.

Rubio’s

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Buy $25 in gift cards at Rubio’s, and get a $5 bonus coupon. No expiration date is listed for the deal. The coupon is good from Jan.1-13, 2019.

Ruby Tuesday

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Buy $50 of 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, 2019.

Souplantation or Sweet Tomatoes

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Buy a $50 gift card at either Souplantation or Sweet Tomatoes, and get a $10 bonus card. The deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid through April 30, 2019.

Steak ‘n Shake

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Buy $20 of gift cards at Steak ‘n Shake, and get a free $5 certificate. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2019.

Texas Roadhouse

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Buy $30 in Texas Roadhouse gift cards online, and get a free $5 e-gift card. No expiration dates of any kind are listed on the website.

Yard House

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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, 2019.

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