Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The gift that gives back: Chattanooga restaurant gift cards

Abuelo's Hamilton Place Mall
Credit: Brad Snoke

Many Chattanooga restaurants are offering incentives for holiday gift givers to purchase their gift cards instead of their competitors. What does this mean for smart gift shoppers in the Chattanooga area? It could mean they give themselves a well-deserved gift, or the shopper can receive deeper discounts and be able to give more gifts at a lower cost. Below is a list of Chattanooga restaurants that are giving back to shoppers. These are some of the best gift cards to buy.

Please note all of these offers are for a limited time only. Please check with restaurant for all specifications and limitations.
  • At Abuelo’s, if you order a gift card online and have it sent to your home, a $10 VIP card will be included with your order. Order Abuelo’s gift cards online.
  • Applebee’s is promoting a $10 digital bonus card with every $50 online instant purchase of Applebee’s digital gift cards. The bonus card can be kept or “regifted”. Applebees does have plastic gift cards available but they do not qualify for the bonus card. Purchase either card here.
  • Receive a chance to WIN $5,000 plus a $20 bonus card for every $100 in gift cards purchased at Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Bonus card is valid from January 1, 2013 till February 10, 2013. This offer is good for gift cards purchase online or in the restaurant. Order Carrabba’s gift cards here.
  • Spend $100 or more in Chili’s gift card purchases and you will save 10%. This can be in regular gift card purchases or on ecards. The neat thing about Chili’s gift cards is they can also be redeemed at Romano’s Macaroni Grill, On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina or Maggiano’s Little Italy. Purchase gift cards for Chili’s here.
  • CiCi’s Pizza is offering a free buffet with the purchase of $25.00 in gift cards. The free buffet is good in January 2013 and does not include drinks. Gift cards can be purchased on location at 2260 Gunbarrel Road, 5425 Hwy 153, 723 Battlefield Parkway or 355 Paul Huff Pkwy in Cleveland.
  • At Famous Dave’s, purchase $25 in gift cards and you will receive a $5 reward card. Gift cards can be purchased at the Famous Dave’s located at 2122 Gunbarrel Road across from Hamilton Place Mall.
  • Receive a free greeting card (a $4.50 value), with the purchase of any Logan’s RoadHouse gift card. This offer is through 11-30-12. The greeting card can be personalized. Order a Logan’s gift card here.
  • Purchase $25 or more in gift cards in a single transaction and Olive Garden will email you a $5 bonus card. The bonus card is valid from Jan. 1 to Feb. 13, 2013 for $5 off the purchase of two adult entrees. Ecards and plastic gift cards are available here.
  • Outback Steakhouse is offering a $20 bonus card for each $100 purchase between November 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. The bonus card is valid from January 1 to February 10, 2013 and is for a single purchases in the restaurant or online. Purchase Outback gift cards here.
  • Red Robin is promoting “They get a $25 gift card. You get a lump of cash”. For every $25 gift card purchase, receive a $5 bonus buck reward card that is redeemable from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 2013. Order a Red Robin gift card here.
  • Red Lobster is giving a $5 bonus coupon for every gift card purchase of $25 or more. The coupon is available on either plastic cards or ecards. The $5 is off any order at Red Lobster. The ecard delivery can be scheduled to arrive on Christmas Day. Order a gift card for Red Lobster here.
  • Ruby Tuesday’s is giving free ground shipping and a $15 bonus coupon with the purchase of $50 in gift cards. This special ends on December 31, 2012. The bonus coupon will be delivered via email within 2 business days of purchase and is valid January 2 through February 28, 2013. Purchase Ruby Tuesday gift cards here 
  • Texas Roadhouse is offering a $5 bonus eGift Card for a future visit when you purchase a $30 or more Gift Cards online. As an added bonus, they will donate 10% of the gift card amount of all “Support our Heroes gift cards to Homes for our Troops. Purchase a gift card here.

Thanks for stopping by and reading. Happy Holiday’s to everyone and a Merry Christmas to each of you.