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As quickly as people received gift cards over the holidays, they’re going to be offloading them at sites like Raise.com, where you can get them for cheaper than their value.

Whether you’re looking to buy gift cards for a gift or as a method to get a cheap meal, now is the time to buy discounted gift cards.

You’ll want to sign up for an account at Raise.com and use the coupon code FIRST to get 10% off your first purchase of discounted gift cards (up to $20).

Here are a bunch we found that are at least 15% cheaper than their value:


Top Discounted Restaurant Gift Cards

Two cups of small ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery on the counter.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill – 33% off

There are more than 70 Romano’s Macaroni Grill gift cards between 17% and 33% off on Raise when we checked, and nearly 600 discounted gift cards overall.

The gift cards, worth $25 and $50, can be used at 88 different Macaroni Grill locations.

O’Charleys – 26% off

There are over 200 O’Charley’s Restaurant & Bar locations, and there are more than 100 gift cards discounted 26% or more — and nearly 300 gift cards 15% off or more.

Bob Evans – 25% off

If you’re lucky enough to be within the range of the 500 Bob Evans restaurants, you can get 25% off your meal by purchasing a discounted gift card. A $25 gift card runs $18.55 right now.

Cold Stone Creamery – 21%

I scream, you scream, we all scream for a serious discount on ice cream at Cold Stone. Finding a $10 gift card for $7.87 is totally possible right now. Pages and pages of these discount gift cards.

Krispy Kreme – 21% off

There are countless pages of $10 gift cards discounted 20-21%. Get an instant discount on donuts in-store and online for pickup orders using the Krispy Kreme app or website.

Ruby Tuesday – 21% off

More than 60 gift cards are available for this nationwide bar and grill at the 20% or more price point.

Pei Wei – 20% off

There are more than 200 of these Asian diners throughout the U.S., and if there’s one near you, you can pay just $20 for a $25.00 gift card!

Steak ‘n Shake Gift Cards – 20% off

Get a $25.00 gift card to this fast-casual/fast food joint for as little as $20.01 — that’s 20% off. That’ll make Free Fry Day even better.

There are 528 Steak ‘n Shake locations nationwide.

Logan’s Roadhouse – 19% off

Logan’s Roadhouse is serving barbecue and more at nearly 200 locations in 23 states, and you can get a meal for almost 20% off with the plethora of discounted gift cards on Raise.

Which Wich – 18% off

Sandwich chain Which Wich offers deals to their email subscribers all the time, and you can make those deals even better by spending just over $20 for a $25 gift card on Raise.

Texas de Brazil – 18% off

In the mood for meat? The all-you-can-eat Brazilian steakhouse has discount gift cards on Raise for 18% off. Get a $50 meal for just $40.75.

Boston Market – 17% off

Looking for some fast comfort food? There are dozens of Boston Market gift cards for 15% off or more at Raise.

IHOP – 16% off

There are more than 60 IHOP gift cards available on Raise.com for 15% off or more — up to 16.1% off. No need to pay top dollar for silver dollar pancakes.

Outback Steakhouse – 15% off

No rules against getting up to 15.4% off Outback Steakhouse gift cards (just right). There are a few pages of gift cards for 15% or more available.

Honorable mention: There are a handful of gift cards of 15% off or more for Jamba Juice, Cracker Barrel, Wing Stop, Blimpie, California Pizza Kitchen.


Top Store Gift Cards

Jiffy Lube – 30% off

Get a $50 gift card for around $35 at Raise. There are TONS of discounted gift cards on Raise for Jiffy Lube, giving you an instant discount on oil changes at more than 2,000 locations nationwide. Pairs nicely with our Oil Change Coupons & Savings Hacks.

Build-A-Bear Workshop – 24% off

Whether you want to create a stuffed animal in store or online at buildabear.com, you can get 24% off gift cards to create you own sale (or improve upon an existing Build-A-Bear sale). $25 gift cards are going for under $19.00!

Chuck E. Cheese’s – 16% off

In the mood to play some games and eat some pizza? The mouse wants you back, and discounts of up to 16.9% make it easier; you can get a $25 gift card for just under $21 right now.

Aeropostale – 15% off

Clothing retailer Aeropostale is selling $25 gift cards for just over $21 — savings of 15%! This is an instant discount that you can use with other sales, clearance racks and more, at 350 stores nationwide.

1-800-FLOWERS & Other Gift Baskets – 15% off

The following “gift basket” brands are all part of the same company, 1-800-FLOWERS.com Inc., and are available on Raise.com:

  • 1800Flowers.com
  • Harry and David
  • 1800Baskets.com
  • The Popcorn Factory
  • Personalization Universe

Each one of those gift cards will be accepted at the following stores:

  • 1800Flowers.com
  • Harry and David
  • Shari’s Berries
  • 1800Baskets.com
  • Simply Chocolate
  • FruitBouquets.com
  • Cheryl’s Cookies
  • The Popcorn Factory
  • Personalization Universe
  • Wolferman’s Bakery
  • Stockyards.com
  • Goodsey.com

Honorable mention: There are a handful of gift cards of 15% off or more for Express, Carhartt,



Top Discounted Movie Tickets Gift Cards

AMC concessions counter inside the theater

MovieTickets.com – 31% off

Buy movie tickets for just about any movie theater through this website, and $25.00 tickets are going for around $17.30, as many theaters are closed and new movies are few.

Regal Cinemas – 26% off

On Oct. 9 Regal closed their theaters nationwide until further notice, and while the movie theater industry is a bit up in the air with COVID-19, now could be a killer time to stock up on Regal gift cards. Raise has pages and pages of Regal gift cards for nearly half off.

Fandango – 20% off

Fandango is a portal people use to buy movie tickets, and gift cards are up to 25% off. Unlike Regal, though, these gift cards can be used to purchase streaming rentals of movies and TV shows via FandangoNOW.com.


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