May 062013

applebees applebees aThe various restaurants offering bonuses for gift shopping  include Ruby Tuesday and Applebee’s.

The bonuses are offered in May and part of June, when folks are shopping for gifts for graduation, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

  • Applebee’s offers a $10 digital bonus card with purchase of $50 digital gift cards by June 30. The digital gifts may be purchased online or at participating Applebee’s. They are sent by email or on Facebook. Usually, the bonus cards feature restrictions on when they may be redeemed.
  • Ruby Tuesday provides $15 bonus card with an online gift card  purchase of $50.  As with many other similar restaurant bonus deals, some restrictions are tied to the bonus card. For the Ruby Tuesday deal, a bonus card needs to be redeemed by July 15. The bonus value is applied to food purchases, and excludes  alcohol, tax and gratuity.

An assortment of restaurants offering gift card deals are listed in our roundup.

Nov 052012

ruby tuesday giftDuring various gift season promotions, lots of restaurants offer incentives for doing your shopping there.

Ruby Tuesday is in the mix. 

The offer is $15 bonus  coupon with  purchase of a $50 gift card. The offer is available online only. The bonus coupon is sent via e-mail within two business days. Restrictions may apply. The offer is available to December 31.

Thanks to fellow On The Cheap site,  Living On The Cheap

Jun 082012

restaurant giftIf you’re shopping for Father’s Day,  a graduate or some other festive occasion, some  restaurants are offering  incentives for spending gift dollars with them. Most bonus deals are available to at least Father’s Day — June 17. With purchase of a gift card, the restaurants are offering a little more for your money by tossing in a bonus card or another reward. The bonuses generally feature more restrictions than regular gift cards, and usually are limited in when they may be redeemed. Here’s a round-up of offers.

  • Participating Applebee’s restaurants: $10 bonus card with each $50 purchase of gift cards to June 24. The bonus card is for gift card purchases at participating restaurants, and not available online 888-592-7753
  • Bravo-Brio Restaurant Group: $10 bonus card for each $50 spent on gift cards for Brio and Bravo restaurants to June 17, 888-452-7286
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill restaurants: $10 bonus card with each $50 gift card purchase to June 17, 800-354-1416
  • Participating Chipotle shops offer a free burrito, bowl, tacos or salad with a receipt from a purchase of at least $30 worth of graduate gift cards. Offer valid to June 30 at participating restaurants
  • Fleming’s: $20 bonus card with $100 spent on gift cards to June 17
  • Participating IHOP restaurants: $5 bounceback coupon with $25 gift card purchase to June 17. The offer is available for purchases at participating restaurants and not available online. The bounceback coupons are valid to July 31, 866-444-5144
  • Outback Steakhouse: $10 bonus card with each $50 spent on gift cards at participating restaurants to June 17
  • Roy’s: $20 bonus card with $100 purchase of gift cards to June 17 at participating Roy’s restaurants, which feature Hawaiian fusion fare
  • Ruby Tuesday: $15 bonus coupon with $50 gift card purchased online to June 17.
May 102012

ruby ff

Ruby Tuesday sells its Simply Fresh recipe book online.

Or snap it up for almost free when dining out with Mom on Mother’s Day.

Participating Ruby Tuesday restaurants are offering moms  a voucher for the book, while supplies are available. Taxes and shipping and handling are not included.

This offer is valid on Mother’s Day only.  The website offers an opportunity to book reservations.

Aug 192011

ruby-tuesday-burgerRuby Tuesday has a new Facebook deal that will give you a free burger.

You’ll need to click through the links on Ruby Tuesday’s Facebook page to get to the coupon.

Once you fill out the form, they’ll email you a coupon good for a free burger with the purchase of two non-alcoholic beverages. The coupon is valid through Aug. 23 at participating locations.

 Posted by on August 19, 2011  Food & Drink  Comments Off on Free Burger at Ruby tuesday
Aug 052011

Ruby-Tuesday-MinisRuby Tuesday has a new Facebook coupon deal.

The restaurant is is giving away 100,000 coupons for two free Ruby Minis and fries with the purchase of two non-alcoholic beverages.

To get your coupon, click here. Then “Like” Ruby Tuesday on Facebook and follow the instructions. They’ll e-mail the coupon to you.

The coupon expires Aug. 9. Move quickly if you want one, because half are already gone.

 Posted by on August 5, 2011  Food & Drink  Comments Off on 2 free Minis at Ruby tuesday