24 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

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. 3, 2021. The bonus card is valid through Feb. 28.

Bahama Breeze

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Bahama Breeze, and get a $10 in bonus card. This deal runs through Jan. 1, 2021. Bonus cards are valid Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021, 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. 12, 2021.

BJ’s Brewhouse

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 a 20% off VIP card. This deal runs through Jan. 1. Bonus cards are valid from Jan. 1 through Feb. 13, 2021.

Bonefish Grill

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Bonefish Grill, and get a free $10 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 7, 2021.

Buca di Beppo

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, 2021.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and get a free $10 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 7, 2021.

Chili’s

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Chili’s, and get a free $10 e-bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 11, 2021.

Cold Stone Creamery

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Cold Stone Creamery and get a $15 bonus e-card. The deal runs through Dec. 31, and the bonus card is valid through Feb. 28, 2021.

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 e-bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is good from Jan. 1 through Feb. 7, 2021.

Houlihan’s

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Buy $20 in gift cards at Houlihan’s, and get a free $10 dining certificate. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is good from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 2021, excluding Feb. 12-14.

Jamba Juice

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Buy $30 in gift cards at Jamba Juice, and get two $5 e-rewards cards. This deal runs through Dec. 28. The e-rewards cards are good from Dec. 29 to Feb. 28, 2021.

Maggiano’s

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Buy $100 in gift cards at Maggiano’s, and get a $20 e-bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The e-rewards cards are good from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, 2021.

Noodles & Company

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Buy $25 in gift cards at Noodles & Company, and get a $5 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is good through Jan. 15, 2021.

Old Chicago

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Buy $25 in gift cards at Old Chicago, and get a $5 bonus card. This deal runs through Dec. 31. The bonus card is good through Jan. 21 to Feb. 28, 2021, excluding Feb. 14.

On the Border

On the Border Mexican Grill
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Buy a $50 gift card at On the Border and get a $10 bonus card. The offer runs through Dec. 31. No additional information is available at the website.

Outback Steakhouse

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. 7, 2021.

Panera

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Panera and get a $10 bonus card. The deal runs through Dec. 31, and the bonus card is good from Jan. 1-31, 2021.

Red Lobster

Red Lobster
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Buy $50 in gift cards at Red Lobster, and get two $10 coupons. The website does not disclose how long the offer lasts. The coupon is good through Feb. 28, 2021, excluding Feb. 14.

Red Robin

Red Robin
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Buy $25 in gift cards online, and get a $5 Bonus Buck Reward card from Red Robin. The deal runs through Dec. 31.

Rubio’s

Rubio's
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Buy $25 in gift cards at Rubio’s and get a $5 bonus coupon. The deal lasts through Jan. 5, 2021, or while supplies last. The coupon is good from Jan. 5-24, 2021.

Smokey Bones

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Buy $50 in gift cards at Smokey Bones and get $10 in Bonus Bucks. The deal runs through Jan. 2, 2021. No other information is available at the website.

Texas Roadhouse

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Buy $30 in Texas Roadhouse gift cards online, and get a free $5 e-gift card. There is a maximum bonus of $100 in e-gift cards. 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, 2021.

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