Giving Holiday Gifts is ‘All in the Cards’ | Characteristics


Whether it’s savoring extraordinary meals or watching the sunrise from a hot air balloon, this selection of gift card packages features the best deals the Valley has to offer.

Arizona desert Brewing company

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company was created to celebrate handcrafted craft beers that are inspired by the beauty and diversity of the state.

The Offer: Buy gift cards valued at $ 50 and receive a $ 5 card; buy $ 100 in gift cards and get $ 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,

Bourbon & Os

The Bourbon & Bones menu features premium, hand-selected, water-aged, dry-aged cuts of beef, wagyu beef, elegant options for fresh seafood and a long list of bourbons and whiskeys. . Bourbon & Bones is made up of expert mixologists who deliver a robust cocktail program and, of course, certified sommeliers who oversee an extensive wine list, including Coravin served by the glass.

The Offer: Buy $ 100 in gift cards, receive a $ 25 bonus card; buy $ 250, get $ 75.

4200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-629-4922; 2150 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert, 480-597-9459,

Cold beers and cheeseburgers

You can’t go wrong with gifts of beer and burgers. The 12 locations of Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers have been dubbed “the perfect neighborhood burger restaurant”.

The Offer: Buy two $ 25 gift cards, get a $ 20 bonus gift card until December 31st.

Locations of several valleys,

Daily dose Kitchen & Bar

Daily Dose is all about creativity. The entrees are created with the freshest ingredients, but don’t neglect the alcohol. Specialty cocktails like the Spicy Watermelon Margarita and Bacon Bloody Mary are also on the menu, as are craft beers.

The Offer: Buy a $ 25 gift card and get a $ 5 bonus; buy $ 100, get $ 20. Good until 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,

Famous 48

The famous 48 just unveiled a decor that honors Arizona with a color palette borrowed from adobe pink sunsets and the dusty pale brown road.

The Offer: Buy two $ 25 gift cards and get one $ 20 bonus card.

8989 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 608, Scottsdale, 480-361-4933,

Fox Restaurant Concepts

The perfect gift for the foodie in your life, this deal is good for quality time, exceptional experiences, and tasty food and drink at any Fox Restaurant Concepts store, including The Henry, Blanco, Olive & Ivy and The Arrogant Butcher. (Does not include Flower Child.) Gift cards can be purchased at participating restaurants or online.

The Deal: Buy $ 100, get $ 20 bonus card.

Ling & Louie’s Asian bar and grill Ling’s Wok Shop

Serving modern Asian cuisine with an American twist, the chefs at Ling & Louie’s use traditional Asian cooking techniques to create bold and irresistible flavors that will appeal to all tastes. As for the Ling’s Wok Shop, it serves healthy and practical dishes, made with crunchy vegetables and tender meats.

The Deal: Buy $ 50 in gift cards, get a $ 5 holiday certificate. Those who purchase $ 100 in gift cards will receive a $ 15 holiday certificate.

Ling’s Wok Shop, 20511 N. Hayden Road, Suite 100, Scottsdale,; Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill, 9397 E. Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale,

Los Sombreros

Los Sombreros is an iconic place to enjoy tasty bites and refreshing cocktails. With locations in South Scottsdale, Uptown Phoenix, and Mesa, Los Sombreros has earned its reputation as the Valley’s best Mexican restaurant.

The Deal: Buy $ 50, Get $ 10; buy $ 100, get $ 25 until December 31st.

2534 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, 480-994-1799; 1976 W. Southern Avenue, Mesa, 480-534-6742,


Macayo’s strives to use fresh ingredients in its family recipes. Customers can share the taste with their families and themselves.

The Deal: Until December 24, gift card buyers will receive a $ 10 bonus gift card for every $ 50 in Macayo gift card purchases. The bonus card is valid from Saturday January 1 to Monday February 28.

Locations of several valleys,

Rainbow Ryders

The Offer: Give a special Holiday Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Gift Certificate as a gift. While prices fluctuate and can reach as high as $ 225 per person for a 45- to 60-minute group hot air balloon flight, Rainbow Ryders is offering a flat rate of $ 169 per person for a shared basket flight. Blackout dates apply.

715 E. Covey Lane, Suite 100, Phoenix,


The dishes on the menu tell the story of the Vasquez family and that of their first restaurant, Poncho’s. The tradition continues all the way to Someburros using their proven recipes for authentic Mexican Sonoran style food. Quick and casual restaurants have two holiday gift card promotions.

The offers: the “burro bundle” includes a $ 25 restaurant gift card redeemable at any Someburros store and a $ 35 reusable cup. For the second promotion, all guests who purchase a $ 25 gift card will receive a $ 5 return card.

101 E. Baseline Road, Tempe, 480-839-8226; 7501 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale, 480-443-8226. Other locations on

Taphouse Kitchen

Taphouse Kitchen gets into the generous spirit of the giving season with a holiday gift card bonus offer. Until December 31, holiday shoppers can get more for their money when they purchase a gift card at restaurants or online.

The Deal: For every $ 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, TP


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