Restaurant Bonus Deals

If you are the owner, manager or work at any of these restaurants and would like to add to or correct any of the information presented here please leave me a comment. 

UPDATE:  Most of these special offers are seasonal and normally available as the major holidays approach.  I am keeping this list up in the hopes that the restaurants will offer these deals again for 2012.  Be sure and ask the establishment what special offers they are currently running.


I do suggest that you sign-up for all their email clubs so you can get special offers and coupons for free or discounted food.


Examples of Special Gift Card Offers (all offers are subject to change):

Applebee's - Buy a $50 gift card get a $10 bonus gift card.

Aubelos - buy a $50 gift card and get a $10 VIP card.  

Benihana - guest will receive a $10 Promotional Card with the purchase of $50 in gift cards.  Offer valid 11/15/10 through 12/31/10.  Promotional Card valid 1/2/11 through 3/31/11.

Bravo Italiano - receive a $10 bonus offer for every $50 in gift cards purchased! Promotion valid 11/1/10 thru 12/31/10. Free bonus offer valid 1/1/11 thru 3/15/11.

Bonefish Grill - $20 bonus card for every gift card purchase of $100. In order to receive bonus cards, gift card purchases must be made before December 31, 2010. Bonus cards can be redeemed January 1 through February 10, 2011.

California Pizza Kitchen -  purchase $100 in gift cards using your AMEX credit card and receive a $20 Rewards Card.   During the holidays, reward yourself with a CPK gift card. When you purchase $100 in California Pizza Kitchen Gift Cards with any American Express Card, we'll give you a $20 Rewards Card.   CPK rewards are valid January 10, 2011 through March 25, 2011.

Carrabba's Italian Grill -,$20 bonus card for every gift card purchase of $100. In order to receive bonus cards, gift card purchases must be made before December 31, 2009. Bonus cards can be redeemed January 1 through February 10, 2011. 

Cheesecake Factory - no information available at this time.

Cheeseburger In Paradise - or every $50 in Gift Cards Purchased, you'll receive a $10 Bonus Card.

Chili's buy $100 worth of gift cards, any denomination, and receive a 10% discount.

Cici’s – buy a$20 gift card and get a free adult buffet card.

Culver’s -  buy $20 or more in Gift Cards by 1/2/11 and enjoy a FREE Double Deluxe Value Basket (valid through 2/28/11).

Claim Jumper - buy $50 gift card and get a $10 bonus card valid from 1/10/11 - 3/31/11 and get a free piece of Motherlode cake on your next visit until 1/9/11.

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Denny's - buy a $25 gift card and get $5 bonus card free.

Fleming Prime Steakhouse - the information on their web site is a little conflicting, but it does show - $20 bonus card for every gift card purchase of $100. In order to receive bonus cards, gift card purchases must be made before December 31, 2010. Bonus cards can be redeemed January 1 through February 10, 2011.

FuddRuckers -  for every $25 you spend on holiday gift cards between November 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010, you will receive a $5 gift card valid for use January 1, 2011 through February 28, 2011 at participating Fuddruckers.  

IHOP - get a coupon for $5 off your next purchase at an IHOP when you buy a $25 gift card.  Coupon valid through 1/31/11.

Jack-in-the-Box - buy a $25 gift card with your AMERICAN EXPRESS CARD, get $5 Jack Cash Card free. 

Leeann Chin  stop into any Leeann Chin location and purchase a gift card for $25 and receive a $5 bonus - purchase a $40 gift card and receive a $10 bonus! Offer available in-store only. Bonus card cannot be used at time of gift card purchase.

Little Ceaser's -  buy a $25.00 gift card and get $5.00 gift card. 

Logan's - buy $30 in gift cards, got $10 in Logan bucks. 

Lonestar Steakhouse and Saloon  - gift cards are 10% off. 

The Melting Pot - get $100 in bonus gift certificates when you spend $100 on gift cards at participating restaurants.  Bonus gift certificates will be issued in four $25 gift certificates with each being valid during specific dates. Must be used separately. Offer not available online.   Call your store location for details.

Moe's Southwest Grill - buy a $25 gift card and get $5 bonus.  Not available on-line. 

O’Charley’s  - buy a $25 gift card get a $5 gift card.

Outback Steakhouse - get a $20 Bonus Card for every $100 in gift cards purchased before December 31, 2010.  The Bonus Card is valid from 1/1/2011 thru 2/10/2011.

Papa John's Pizza - they were offering a free medium pizza when you buy a $25 gift card, but unable to confirm.  You may want to call your local store.


Red Robin - buy a $25 gift card get $5 in bonus bucks

Roy's Restaurant - $20 bonus card for every gift card purchase of $100. In order to receive bonus cards, gift card purchases must be made before December 31, 2010. Bonus cards can be redeemed January 1 through February 10, 2011.

Rubio's - get a $5 bonus coupon when you buy $50 worth of gift cards.

Rusty Bucket - receive a $10 bonus card with every $50 gift card purchase.

Salvatore Cucina Italiana - has a gift card deal going for the first 300 sold.  You can get the following: $20 gift card for $10,  $50 gift card for $35, a $100 gift card for $70. 

Smokey Bones- buy $25.00 gift card and get $5.00 Bonus Bucks and Bones Club members get a free $10 gift card valid 1/1/10-2/28/11. 

Steak n' Shake- get a free a $5 certificate with every $20 in gift card purchases. 

Taco Bell  -  a free large drink when you buy a gift card.
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Sweet Tomatoes - buy a $50 gift card and receive a coupon for a free buffet on the next visit. 

Ted's Montana Grill - For every $100 you spend on Ted's Montana Grill Gift Cards, you'll get a $20 Bonus Card. (Bonus gift cards have 45 day expiration).

Texas De Brazil - buy $60 and get a $20 bonus gift card or buy $100 and get a $25 bonus gift card.

Texas Roadhouse - buy a $25 gift card, get a $5 off $5 coupon free

T.G.I. Friday’s - buy a $25 gift card, get a $5 Bonus Bites gift card free.  Buy a $50 gift card and get a $10 Bonus Bites card free.

Tucanos Brazilian Grill purchase a $100 gift certificate Online and receive a $10 gift
certificate free! 

Uno Chicago Grill - buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 voucher.  Bonus voucher valid from 1/1/10 to 3/31/10.

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Other Restaurant Deals and Specials

Arby's - sign up for email and get a FREE Roast Beef Sandwich.

Aubelos - join the eClub and get discounts and specials emailed to you.  Right now they are sending out emails for a free appetizer when you purchase an entree.

Benihana- sign up for emails and get a free meal during your birthday month ($30 Value!)

Bucca Di Beppo - sign up for emails and get a FREE DESSERT just for signing up, a FREE APPETIZER of your choice on your birthday and a SPECIAL OFFER on your anniversary! 
Receive other exclusive eClub offers totaling as much as $150 in discounts a year!

California Pizza Kitchen - join the Kids Club and get a free Kids Dish on their Birthday and $5 Off on your next CPK visit.

Chik Fil A - join the Chik Fil A Insider Club and get coupons.

Chili's - get both a free Queso, Salsa, and chips appetizer coupon and a dessert coupon when you sign up for Chili's email Club.  This offer is good for each registered email address. 

Dairy Queen - join the Blizzard Club for Free Blizzards.  

Dominos- Buy 1 Large Pizza, Get 1 Large Pizza Free, plus many other offers. 

Einstein Bagels -  Become a fan of Einstein's on Facebook and you can immediately print out a coupon for a free bagel.

Fazolis - join the club and get a free welcome gift.  

Hot Dog on a Stick - every Tuesday in 2010, Hot Dogs are only $1.00!  No coupon needed.

Logan's Roadhouse - join the Nut-E club and receive email specials.

Iggy's Sports Grill - get this web only special here.

Jack In The Box - various specials and freebies available at many locations.  Watch for local Ads.  Recently they were offering free Tacos.

KFC - log in and get a variety of coupons for different meals. 

Long John Silvers - log in and get the coupons.

Macaroni Grill - join the club and get $5 off your next visit.   

Marie Calendars - Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  I love their frozen dinners and pot pies.

Melting Pot - most locations offer discounts and specials.  Call you local store to find out about their specials or look for coupons in select Entertainment books.  

Mimi's Cafe -  join the Mimi's Cafe Club and receive a free Breakfast Entree.

Noodles and Company-  sign up to get Noodlegrams and get special offers.  But a $50 or $100 Buddy card and get a free sandwich.

Orange Julius - sign up for the OJ Quench Club and get coupons for free email coupons and specials.

Panda Express - is offering a free two entree meal with every $25 gift card purchase.

Papa Murphy -  enter your zip code to get your coupons.

Pizza Hut - always running specials.  Check the site for an up to date list.

PF Changs - sign up for a Warrior card and and get 10% off your meals every single time.  Be sure and show your card to your server.

Qdoba - next time you visit Qdoba, pick up your Qdoba Card at the register and begin using it immediately. Once you register your card online, you'll get a FREE order of homemade chips and salsa on your next visit.
  
Red Robin - sign up for the eClub and get a Free Burger on your Birthday! Plus, other great freebies emailed to you.

Rubios - join the Beach Club and get a free taco and other specials emailed to you. 

Ruby Tuesdays - join So Connected and get email coupons and specials.

Taco Bell - join the email club and they'll send you coupons and special offers.

Taco Bueno - join the Buenohead club and get email coupons and special offers.

T.G.I. Friday’s join the Give Me More Stripes club and get discount coupons and other specials emailed to you.

Tucanos Brazilian Grill - join the Club Tucanos and a get a free meal card on your birthday.

Weinerschnitzel - join Der Club the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Lovers' Club that is and you'll get exciting news and great offers all year long from your favorite Wienerschnitzel location including a FREE Original Chili Dog welcome message in a few days.

Wendy's - join the Wendy's email club and get $1 Off coupon in about a week and get other coupons and specials emailed to you.

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Retail Stores and Other Deals

AMC Movie Theater- Purchase $50 in gift cards and get $10 in concessions FREE

CityDeals.com discount gift cards, gift certificates for local and national brands offering exclusive deals on restaurants, spas, entertainment, hotels, clothing, movie tickets, and more—many up to 80% off the everyday retail price.
Barnes and Noble - Buy $100 in gift cards get $10 when you spend $100 on gift cards and/or e-gift cards through Dec. 6. Offer only available online. Only one offer per customer and address. Shipping is free when you spend over $25.

Borders - get either a $10 coupon or a $5 gift card when you purchase $50 in gift cards either in-store or online now through Nov. 30.

The Children’s Place - get a free $10 e-Gift card for every $40 you spend through Dec. 26, 2010

The Entertainment Book - 60,000 local merchants that offer "2-for-1," 50% off and other valuable discounts appearing in the company's savings books, online membership (on entertainment.com), custom discount programs and on various affiliate partner Web sites. 

Michaels - get a $25 iTunes gift card for only $20 now through Dec. 4.  Offer available in-stores only. 

Restaurant.com - offers discount dining certificates to thousands of restaurants across the country.  Many times you can get a $25 gift certificate for only $3.  Use this link to check it out - Buy Restaurant.com Gift Certificates! 



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Restaurant Bonus Cards

Bahama Breeze - no information available at this time.

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill  - no information available at this time.

Black Angus Steakhouse - receive $10 Off you next visit in January 2011 when you purchase $50 or more in Black Angus gift cards. Orders over $75 will also receive FREE 2-3 Day FedEx Express Saver shipping.  One $10 Off Bonus Card per order. Bonus Card will be included in recipient order.  Bonus Card valid 1/1/2011 – 1/31/2011 and requires a minimum purchase of $40. Bonus Card cannot be combined with any other offers or coupons and is void if reproduced.

Bob Evans Restaurants - We appreciate your business. For every $500 in gift cards (or more) that you purchase, we will reward you with a $50.00 bonus.  No information available on smaller purchases.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company - buy a $50 gift card and get a $10 Gump Card.  Buy a $75 gift card and get a $25 Gump Card.

Carino's Italian Restaurant - no information available at this time.

Carrows - no information available.

Champps Americana - no information available.

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse - sadly, at the time this article was written many locations have closed so check to see if your local area restaurant is open and get the details.


Cheddar's Casual Cafe - no information available.

Chevy's Fresh Mex - buy a $50 gift card and get a $10 voucher good for you next visit.  Voucher is valid from 1/1/2011 - 2/28/2011 at select locations.

Chipolte Mexican Grill - no bonus information available.

Coco's Restaurant & Bakery - no bonus information available.

Cracker Barrel - no bonus information available.

Don Pablo's - no bonus information available.

Earl's Rib Palace - no bonus information available.  You may want to check them out on FB and YouTube for specials.

El Torito - no bonus information available.

Famous Dave's BBQ - no information available.

Hard Rock -  no gift card or bonus information available.  Offers AAA discounts and discounts for ISIC members at select cafes.  Check the web site for the listings.

Hooters - no gift card or bonus information available.

Houlihan's - no bonus information available.

Hoss's -  purchase $40 in gift cards and get a free lunch on the Hoss! 

Jim's Restaurant - buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus gift card.

Joe's Crab Shack - no bonus information available.

Johnny Rockets - no bonus information available.

Marie Callender's - no bonus information available

Mimi's - no bonus information available.

On The Border Mexican Grill -  no bonus information available.

Original Pancake House - no gift card or bonus information available.

Pei Wei Asian - no bonus information available.

Perkin's Restaurant & Bakery - no bonus information available.

Piccadilly Pub Restaurant - no bonus information available.  Kids eat free when they wear their team's jersey - One child's meal free per adult meal purchase. Valid anytime. Valid for children 12 & under. Cannot be used with any other discount or offer.

Ponderosa Steak House - no bonus information available.

Rockfish Seafood Grill - no gift card or bonus card information available.  Gift cards are not available on-line at this time.  Call your local store to find out what they offer.  Check out their FB offers.

Sizzler - no bonus information available.

The Spaghetti Warehouse - now until 12/31, receive a free $5 bonus gift card for every $25 in gift cards that you purchase.

Tony Roma's - no gift card or bonus card information available.

Waffle House - no gift card or bonus card information available.

Zaxby's - no gift card or bonus card information available.

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Restaurant eClubs & Deals

Bahama Breeze - join the Island Insiders club for email specials and notifications of upcoming events.

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill - join the Club Baja and treat yourself to exclusive offers, specials and new product information via email twice a month. Remember, these programs are reserved for Club Baja Members only!  Also "Like" them on FB and you'll be entered to win a$100 gift card.

Bakers Square - when you sign-up, the first email to you will include a coupon for a Free Entrée and two drinks. 

Bertucci's - sign up and receive special offers.

Black Angus Steakhouse -  join the BA Prime Club and receive a complimentary dessert and a free steak dinner with purchase of a 2nd entrée of equal or greater value on your 1st birthday as a Prime Club member! You will also be the first to receive all the latest Black Angus Steakhouse news and special offers straight to your inbox.

Black Eyed Pea - join the eClub and be the first to know about promotions and specials and get exclusive discounts.  Enjoy a gift on your Birthday.

Bob Evan's Restaurants -  join the BE eMail Club and receive a coupon in your inbox for Free Breakfast and you can look forward to exclusive monthly offers.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company - sign up for BG email club and receive special announcements.

Carino's Italian Restaurant - sign up for the email club and receive special announcements.

Carrows Restaurants - sign up for the email club and get a free dessert and special offers and coupons.  Kids under 10 eat free on Wednesday's and Thursday's after 4pm with the purchase of an adult entree.

Champps Americana - join the eClub and get a free cheeseburger or appetizer of your choice.  Also receive updates and a special gift on your birthday.

Charlie Brown's Steakhouse - join the free membership in the CB Handshake Club frequent dining program and earn points on food purchases at all CB's or the Jolly Trolley Bar & Grill.   FREE gift on active members' birthdays.  Exclusive members-only offers and events.

Cheddar's Casual Cafe - Sign up here to get the inside track, the scoop, the dish on Cheddar’s, including new menu items, special offers, and other news. Go ahead, put your name at the top of the list.

Chevy's Fresh Mex - join the Compadre's Club and receive special offers and discounts including a special gift on your birthday.  Kids eat free on Tuesdays excluding holidays.

Chipolte Mexican Grill - no information available.

Coco's Restaurant & Bakery - join the eClub and receive a coupon for a free dessert, discounts and other special offers.

Don Pablo's - you have to visit the restaurant to join the Habanero's Club.  Then you will get a $10 certificate on your birthday, a $10 certificate on your Habanero's Club anniversary, $10 certificate on your 9th visit, and a free dip sampler just for joining.  They also send out Ads all the time for $5 Off $15!  Wow!

Earl's Rib Palace - no information available.  You may want to check them out on FB and YouTube for specials.

El Torito - join the Bull Ring email club and get a free Guacamole, a free entree on your birthday and other special offers and news.

Famous Dave's BBQ - join the P.I.G. (Pretty Important Guest) and receive a birthday surprise and news. 

Hard Rock - sign up for the Hardrockers club.  

Hooters - join the eClub and mClub and receive periodic offers, discounts and updates via your email and/or mobile phone.  

Houlihan's - join the eClub and get a free appetizer for joining, a free entree on your birthday, exclusive access to behind the scenes at Houlihan's, and lots of other swag.

Hoss's - join the eClub for special offers and other fun stuff.

Jock's & Jill's Sports Grill - receive email updates.

Joe's Crab Shack - join Joe Mail and get the latest offers and updates.

Johnny Rockets - join the Rocket eClub and get periodic updates on specials and promotions.

Lonestare Steakhouse - sign up and you'll get a gift for joining, a gift on your birthday plus all of the latest news and special invites delivered straight to your inbox.

Mimi's - join the eClub and receive a free breakfast and special offers.

Moe's Southwest Grill - join the eClub and get something special for joining and on your birthday and you can also join Mini-Moe's Birthday Club and get specials for the kids.

On The Border Mexican Grill - join Club Cantina and receive email offers.

The Original Pancake House - no information available.

Pei Wei Asian - sign up for email alerts.  The Pei Wei Rewards Card program is tied directly to the Pei Wei card, which is available to pick up at any participating Pei Wei restaurant and earn a free entree and other rewards! The Pei Wei Rewards Card program available in CA, NV and UT restaurants only at this time.  

Perkin's Restaurant & Bakery - join today and start receiving exclusive email offers for your birthday and wedding anniversary and announcements about upcoming specials at your neighborhood Perkins location.  One email address per registration.  If you and your spouse share an email address, you can add your spouse's birthday to your profile after your new subscription is confirmed.  Kids can join the Perkin's Kid's Club and they will receive a birthday email from Perkins for a FREE Kid's Meal! 

Ponderosa Steak House - receive a special offer on your birthday and other offers throughout the year.

Rockfish Seafood Grill - join the eClub and get news and updates about what's going on.

Shoney's - sign up for special offers and promotions and also sign up the Kids for the Shoney's Kids Club for 12 and under and they will get coupon emailed just before birthday for a free meal.

Sizzler receive advance notice of special offers and promotions, participate in surveys and be rewarded with valuable coupons for your input.

The Spaghetti Warehouse - join the eClub and receive special offers and updates.

Tony Roma's - Join our Roma Rib Expert Club and get all the latest scoop on promotions, news and special offers from Tony Roma's. All delivered right into your inbox.

Waffle House - sign up to be a Waffle House Regular to get updates, coupons and a special birthday present from Waffle House!

Zaxby's - join Zax Mail Club and you will receive exciting news, information and more straight to your inbox! And to show their appreciation for joining the club, they will mail you your members-only FREE Meal Deal coupon to the address you provide within six weeks of joining.  They also have a Zaks Kidz Club for children 10 years and under and they will get a cookie coupon for joining and a free Kidz meal on their birthday.



*Editors Note: we will try to keep this list up to date and make additions as we find them.  If you have any that you know of and would like us to add them just leave me a comment.
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Disclaimer - all the information in this article was correct at the time it was written.  I highly recommend that you call your local store location before you go to avoid any inconvenience on your part.  I do not make any guarantees that the offers are valid or still available.