From enjoying extraordinary meals to catching the sunrise from a hot air balloon, this selection of gift card packages showcases the best deals the Valley has to offer.
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company
Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company was created to celebrate hand-crafted, artisanal beers that are inspired by the beautiful and diverse state.
The deal: Buy $50 worth of gift cards and receive a $5 card; buy $100 in gift cards and get a $20 bonus card. Purchases must be made in person.
721 N. Arizona Avenue, Suite 103, Gilbert, 480-497-2739; 201 E. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, 480-462-1836, azwbeer.com
Bourbon & Bones
The Bourbon & Bones menu features hand-selected wet-aged and dry-aged cuts of prime beef, wagyu beef, elegant options for fresh seafood, and an extensive list of bourbons and whiskies. Bourbon & Bones is staffed with expert mixologists who deliver a robust cocktail program and, of course, certified sommeliers who oversee a significant wine list, including Coravin pours by the glass.
The deal: Purchase $100 in gift cards, receive $25 bonus card; buy $250, get $75.
4200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-629-4922; 2150 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert, 480-597-9459, bourbonandbonesaz.com
Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers
Can’t go wrong with gifts of beers and burgers. Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers’ 12 locations are dubbed the “ideal neighborhood burger joint.”
The deal: Buy two $25 gift cards, get $20 bonus gift card through Dec. 31.
Multiple Valley locations, coldbeers.com
Crust Simply Italian
Michael Merendino grew up a first-generation Italian in the heart of Long Island. He brought his family pizzeria concept to Arizona.
The deal: Get a $25 gift certificate with the purchase of $100 gift cards, and buy a $50 gift card, receive a $10 certificate. The deal is only valid Dec. 20 to Dec. 24.
10 N. San Marcos Place, Chandler; 8300 N. Hayden Road, Suite F101, Scottsdale, crustrestaurants.com
Daily Dose Kitchen & Bar
Daily Dose is all about creativity. The entrées are created with the freshest ingredients, but don’t leave out the booze. Specialty cocktails like the spicy watermelon margarita and bacon bloody mary are on the menu, too, as are craft beers.
The deal: Purchase $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus; buy $100, get $20. Good through Christmas.
4020 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 101, Scottsdale, 480-994-3673; 1928 E. Highland Avenue, Suite F107, Phoenix, 602-274-0334; 96 S. Rockford Drive, Suite 105, Tempe, 480-590-6937, dailydosegrill.com
Eegee’s has been a hit in the Valley since it migrated from Tucson. The fast-food and frozen treats restaurants have something special for guests.
The deal: Buy $50, get a $10 bonus card.
3535 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert, eegees.com
Famous 48 just unveiled décor that honors Arizona with a palette of colors borrowed from adobe pink sunsets and pale brown dusty road.
The deal: Purchase two $25 gift cards and get a $20 bonus card.
8989 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 608, Scottsdale, 480-361-4933, famous48.com
Flower Child welcomes vegan, paleo, gluten-free or just hungry guests with healthy options in Gilbert, Arcadia, Desert Ridge, Uptown Plaza and Scottsdale.
The deal: Buy $50, get a $10 bonus card.
Fox Restaurant Concepts
The perfect gift for the foodies in your life, this offer is good for quality time, exceptional experiences, and tasty food and beverages at any Fox Restaurant Concepts location, including The Henry, Blanco, Olive & Ivy and The Arrogant Butcher. (Does not include Flower Child.) Gift cards are available for purchase at participating restaurant locations or online.
The deal: Buy $100, get a $20 bonus card.
Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill Ling’s Wok Shop
Serving modern Asian cuisine with American flair, the chefs at Ling & Louie’s use traditional Asian cooking techniques to create bold, craveable flavors that appeal to all tastes. As for Ling’s Wok Shop, it serves healthy and convenient food that boasts crisp veggies and tender meats.
The deal: Purchase $50 in gift cards, get a $5 holiday certificate. Those who buy $100 in gift cards will receive a $15 holiday certificate.
Ling’s Wok Shop, 20511 N. Hayden Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale, lingswok.shop; Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill, 9397 E. Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, lingandlouies.com
Los Sombreros is an iconic spot to enjoy flavorful bites and refreshing cocktails. With locations in South Scottsdale, Uptown Phoenix and Mesa, Los Sombreros has earned its reputation as the Valley’s ultimate locally owned Mexican food eatery.
The deal: Buy $50, get $10; buy $100, get $25 through Dec. 31.
2534 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-994-1799; 1976 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa, 480-534-6742, lossombreros.com
Macayo’s strives to use fresh ingredients in its family recipes. Guests can share the taste with their families and themselves.
The deal: Through Dec. 24, gift card purchasers will receive a $10 bonus gift card for every $50 in Macayo’s gift card purchases. Bonus card is valid Saturday, Jan. 1, to Monday, Feb. 28.
Multiple Valley locations, macayo.com
The deal: Give the gift of a Rainbow Ryders’ sunrise hot air balloon ride gift certificate special for the holidays. While prices fluctuate and can soar as high as $225 per person for a 45- to 60-minute group hot air balloon ride, Rainbow Ryders is offering a fixed rate of $169 per person for a shared basket flight. Blackout dates apply.
715 E. Covey Lane, Suite 100, Phoenix, rainbowryders.com
The menu’s dishes tell the Vasquez family’s story and that of their first restaurant, Poncho’s. The tradition carries on to Someburros using their time-tested recipes for authentic Sonoran-style Mexican Food. The fast-casual restaurants are offering two gift card promotions for the holidays. The deals: The “burro bundle” includes a $25 restaurant gift card redeemable at all Someburros locations and a reusable tumbler for $35. For the second promotion, all guests who buy a $25 gift card will receive a $5 kick back card.
101 E. Baseline Road, Tempe,
480-839-8226; 7501 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale,
480-443-8226. Other locations at someburros.com.
Taphouse Kitchen is getting into the generous spirit of the giving season with a holiday gift card bonus offer. Through Dec. 31, holiday shoppers can get more bang for their buck when they purchase a gift card in restaurant or online.
The deal: For each $100 gift card purchase, guests will receive an additional $25 gift card.
3131 E. Shea Boulevard, Phoenix, 602-482-2800; 6137 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-656-0012,