Here is your 2017 bonus gift card round-up

Everyone’s gotta eat, even those folks on your gift list.

So why not give them the gift of food?

As in years past, many restaurants — from fast food chains to local independents — are giving bonuses with the purchase of gift cards.

Here’s a look at some of those bonuses.

  • Acapulco: For every $50 in gift card purchases through December 31, receive a $10 bonus card valid January through March 2018.
  • Applebee’s: Get a $10 bonus card (good through March 4, 2018) when you buy $50 in gift cards through January 7, 2018.
  • Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse: Through December 31, receive a $25 certificate (good through January 31, 2018) with every $100 gift card purchase.
  • Baker’s Drive-Thru: Receive a “Be Our Guest” card good for a free Veggie Wrap or Double Baker with the purchase of a $20 gift card, while supplies last.
  • Benihana: Receive a $10 bonus card (valid January 2 to March 31, 2018) with a $50 gift card purchase through December 31.
  • Big Al’s: Online, receive an extra $5 for every $25 in gift card value purchased. In store, receive 300 free tickets with a $30 Fun Card purchase, 500 free tickets and $5 in arcade play with a $50 Fun Card purchase, 750 free tickets and $10 arcade play with a $75 Fun Card purchase and 1,000 free tickets and $20 in arcade play with a $100 Fun Card purchase.
  • BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: Through January 1, 2018, purchase $50 in gift cards and receive a $10 bonus card; purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $25 bonus card. With either purchase, you’ll also receive a 20 percent off VIP card. The bonus and VIP discount cards are valid January 1 to February 13, 2018.
  • Blaze Pizza: Through December 31, receive a free pizza pass good in January and February 2018 with the purchase of $25 in gift cards.
  • Brio Tuscan Grille: Purchase $100 in gift cards through December 30 and receive a $25 bonus card valid January 1 to March 15, 2018.
  • Buca di Beppo: Through December 31, receive two $10 bonus cards (one valid January and one February 2018) with $50 in gift card purchases.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings: Purchase $25 in gift cards through December 31 and receive a bonus card worth $5 (valid January and February 2018).
  • California Pizza Kitchen: Receive a $20 bonus card (valid January 8 to February 25, 2018) with $100 in gift card purchases through January 1, 2018.
  • Chevys Fresh Mex: For every $50 in gift card purchases through December 31, receive a $10 bonus card valid January through March 2018.
  • Chili’s: For every $50 in gift card purchases through December 31, receive a $10 bonus card good January 1 through February 8, 2018.
  • Chipotle: Buy $30 or more in gift cards through December 24, and bring your receipt back before December 31 for a buy-one-get-one-free offer.
  • Claim Jumper: For every $50 in gift card purchases through December 24, receive a $10 bonus card valid January through May 2018.
  • Coco’s Bakery: Receive a $5 bonus card (valid in January and February 2018) with a $25 gift card purchase through December 31.
  • Cold Stone Creamery: Purchase $30 in gift cards online and receive a $5 bonus e-card.
  • Denny’s: Receive $50 in Denny’s coupons with each $25 in gift card purchase through December 25.
  • Del Taco: In store, purchase $15 in gift cards and receive a coupon for two free grilled chicken tacos; purchase $25 in gift cards and receive a pair of coupons. Online, purchase $30 in gift cards and receive a coupon for a free small-size combo meal; purchase $100 in gift cards and receive four coupons. Online bonuses are doubled today and tomorrow (November 27 and 28).
  • El Torito: For every $50 in gift card purchases through December 31, receive a $10 bonus card valid January through March 2018.
  • Famous Dave’s: Receive a $5 bonus with every $25 gift card purchase through December 31.
  • Farmer Boys: Through December 31, select locations are offering $5 off your next order with the purchase of a $25 gift card or $10 off your next order with the purchase of a $50 gift card. Simply bring your receipt back to the same location to receive the discount.
  • Fleming’s Steakhouse: Receive a $20 bonus card (valid January 1 to February 11, 2018) for every $100 in gift card purchases through December 31.
  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers: Through December 24, receive a free bottle of Freddy’s Famous Seasoning or a bottle of Freddy’s Famous Fry Sauce with the purchase of a $25 gift card.
  • Golden Corral: Receive a $5 bonus card (valid January 1 to February 8, 2018) for every $25 in gift cards purchases.
  • Hooters: Receive a $20 bonus card with a $100 gift cards purchase.
  • Hot Dog on a Stick: Receive a free lemonade with the purchase of $20 in gift cards, through January 1, 2018.
  • IHOP: Receive a $5 bonus coupon — valid through January 31, 2018 — for every $25 gift card purchase.
  • John’s Incredible Pizza Company: Receive a $10 Fun Card with the purchase of a $25 gift card through December 24.
  • Juice It Up!: Receive a free small juice or smoothie and a $5 store credit (valid through January 14, 2018 with a $25 gift card purchase.
  • Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar: Receive a $10 bonus card (valid January through March 2018) with a $50 gift card purchase through December 31.
  • Logan’s Roadhouse: Through December 31, purchase $50 in gift cards online and receive a $10 bonus card, valid through February 9, 2018.
  • Marie Callender’s: Purchase a $25 gift card through December 25 and receive 20% off throughout January 2018. Purchase today (November 27) and also receive a free pie to-go (with minimum $25 purchase November 28 through December 17).
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Purchase $25 in gift cards and get a $5 bonus card valid through June 30, 2018.
  • MOD Pizza: Receive a card for a free pizza and drink (valid beginning January 1, 2018) for each $50 in gift cards purchased.
  • Native Foods: Purchase a $50 gift card and receive a $10 bonus card.
  • Norms: Receive a $5 bonus card with a $30 gift card purchase or a $10 bonus card with a $50 gift card purchase. Bonus cards are valid January 1 through February 12, 2018.
  • Old Spaghetti Factory: Receive a $5 bonus (valid January through March 2018), with every $25 gift card purchase.
  • Olive Garden: Through January 1, 2018, receive a $10 bonus card (valid January 2 to March 31, 2018) for every $50 gift card purchase.
  • Original Roadhouse Grill: Receive a $5 bonus card with a $25 gift card purchase or a $25 bonus card with a $100 gift card purchase through December 31. Bonus cards are valid January to September 2018.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Purchase $50 in gift cards through December 31 and receive a $10 bonus card valid January 1 to February 11, 2018.
  • Panera Bread: Receive a $20 $10 bonus card (valid January 1 to 22, 2018) with every $100 in gift card purchases through today (November 27) December 31.
  • Paul Martin’s American Grill: Receive a $10 bonus card (valid January 1 to February 9, 2018) with $50 in gift card purchases through December 31. Receive a double bonus ($20) if purchased today (November 27).
  • P.F. Chang’s: Until December 31, purchase $100 in gift cards and receive a $20 bonus card valid January through March 2018.
  • Philly’s Best: For every $25 gift card purchase through December 31, receive a $5 bonus card valid in January 2018.
  • Pieology: Receive a $5 bonus (valid January and February 2018) with the purchase $25 in gift cards through December 31.
  • Polly’s Pies: Receive a $5 bonus card (valid January 1 to February 1, 2018) with every $25 gift card purchase through January 1, 2018.
  • Raising Cane’s: Receive a $5 bonus card with the purchase of a $25 gift card.
  • Red Lobster: Get a free appetizer or a $10 off coupon (valid January 1 to 28, 2018) with a $50 gift card purchase through December 31.
  • Red Robin: Through December 31, get a free $5 bonus with a $25 gift card purchase or a $10 bonus with a $50 gift card purchase. The bonuses are valid January and February 2018.
  • Rock & Brews: Receive a $5 bonus for every $25 in gift card purchases through December 31.
  • Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Online, save 25% on gift card purchases with the promo code CYBER17 today (November 27).
  • Rubio’s Coastal Grill: Receive a $5 coupon with every $25 gift card purchase.
  • Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Through December 31, receive a 10% bonus (valid January through March 2018) on gift card purchases of $250 or more. Today only (November 27), receive a 20% bonus on gift card purchases of $500 or more.
  • Souplantation: Receive three one free meal passes pass (valid through December 31, 2018) for every $100 $50 in gift cards purchased today (November 27) through December 31.
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Through January 2, 2018, receive a free $5 certificate (good January 2 to February 28, 2018) with a $20 gift card purchase.
  • Taco Bell: Receive a free combo with a minimum $25 gift card purchase at participating locations.
  • Texas Roadhouse: Receive a $5 bonus e-card (up to $100) for every $30 in online gift card purchases.
  • TGI Fridays: Purchase $25 in gift cards through December 31 and receive a a bonus worth $5-$25 (valid in January and February 2018), plus a free Redbox movie or game rental.
  • Trio: For a limited time, the Palm Springs restaurant is giving a 20% bonus for all gift card purchases.
  • Wahoo’s: Through December 24, purchase $30 in gift cards and receive $10 in bonus cards valid after January 1, 2018.
  • Yard House: For every $50 gift card purchase through December 31, receive a $10 bonus card valid January through March 31, 2018.