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Restaurants Offering Bonus Gift Cards

Updated: Dec 7, 2021

Tuna crudo at The Love. Photo by Irene Levy Baker.

Buy a gift certificate at one of these Philadelphia restaurants and get a BONUS gift certificate for free. It's a great deal!

Pro tip #1: It's always a good idea to use gift certificates as soon as possible.

Pro tip #2: You could get a gift card for yourself and keep it, along with the bonus gift certificate.

Estia - Receive a $20 bonus gift card for every $200 purchased. Promotion only available online, not in restaurants. Good at Estia restaurants and Pietro Pizzerias. Through December 30, 2021.

Amis Trattoria - Earn up to 40% bonus when you purchase holiday gift cards for $50+. Here’s how it works: Spend $50-$149 on gift cards and you earn a 20% bonus card. Spend $150-$499 and you earn a 30% bonus. Spend $500+ and you earn a 40% bonus. Gift cards can be used at Amis, Terrain Cafe, Pizzeria Vetri and Gatehouse locations.

Labneh at Suraya. Photo by Irene Levy Baker.

Suraya, Pizzeria Beddia, Condesa/El Techo/El Cafe - For every $100 gift card purchased,

receive an additional $25 gift card. Bonus gift card mailed within 24 hours. Note that gift cards cannot be used across restaurants. Defined Hospitality.

PineFish - Buy one card and get a bonus card with 20%. Buy a $25 card and get $5; $50 gets $10; $75 gets $15; etc.

Garces Restaurants - For every $100 in gift cards purchased, get a $20 bonus gift card. Choose between an e-gift card that you can print at home or a traditional gift card. Can be used at Amada, Buena Onda, Olde Bar, Tinto, Village Whiskey or Volver. Promotion through December 31. Bonus gift cards redeemable from 1/1/22 to 3/31/22.

Charlie was a sinner - Buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus gift card. Offer valid through 12/31/21.

Schulson Collective - Receive a $50 bonus card for every $250 gift card purchase. Through January 2. The restaurant collection includes the following restaurants in Philadelphia: Good at Harp & Crown, Alpen Rose, Sampan, Double Knot, Via Locusta, Osteria, Independence Beer Garden, DK Sushi, Giuseppe & Sons and Graffiti Bar.


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Del Frisco’s Grille - For every $100 in gift cards you buy during the holidays, receive a $20 reward card to use in 2022. Available online and in-store through December 31. Offer good on purchases between $100 and $500. Redeemable at over 600 Landry destinations nationwide.

Barclay Prime. Photo by Irene Levy Baker.

Starr Restaurants - Receive a $50 bonus card when you buy $500 in gift cards. Then, for every additional $250 you spend you’ll receive another $50 bonus card. Available online and in restaurants. Traditional gift cards and e-cards are available. Starr Restaurants in Philadelphia include: Alma de Cuba*, Barclay Prime, Buddakhan, Butcher & Singer, Continental Mid-Town, Dandelion, El Rey, El Vez, Fette Sau, Frankford Hall, Jones*, Morimoto, Parc, Pizzeria Stella, *Pod, Talula’s Daily, Talula’s Garden, The Love. Additional restaurants in NYC, Florida and Washington DC. * closed until further notice

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse - For every $200 in gift cards purchased, earn a $40 holiday bonus card that is redeemable from January 1 through March 31, 2022. E-cards and traditional gift cards are available. Offer is available through December 31, 2021.

Jerry’s Bar - When you purchase a gift card, receive a gift card for yourself in the amount of 10% of the total amount of the gift card purchased. Through December 31, 2021. Gift cards can be picked up or mailed to you or to the gift recipient.

Shake Shack - For every $25 spent on gift cards, get a free shake voucher. E-cards and traditional gift cards are available.

Urban Farmer Steakhouse - Receive a $25 bonus gift card for every $100 in gift cards purchased. Bonus cards are redeemable between January 1 - March 31, 2022, at any Sage Restaurant Concepts location. Offer available through December 31, 2021

The Capital Grille - Purchase $500+ in gift cards and receive an additional card worth 10% of your purchase along with a gift set of signature steak knives.

Honeygrow - Enjoy a $10 bonus card for every $50 spent in gift cards through December 31, 2021.

Hip City Veg - For every $50 in gift cards purchased receive a $15 bonus gift card. For every $25 gift card purchase get a $5 bonus gift card. Gift cards redeemable in-store only. Through December 31.

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - For every $500 spent on gift cards receive a $50 gift certificate. Through December 31. Valid at the King of Prussia location and about a dozen other locations from Boston to Texas.

Note that deals are subject to change. Be sure to read the rules carefully, as some deals are only available for a limited period of time and some bonus cards are only valid during specific dates.


by Irene Levy Baker, author, 100 Things To Do In Philadelphia and Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia. Need gifts? Looking for things to do during winter break? For signed books, visit: For free shipping, use promo code TheCityPulse.

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