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Black Friday 2014 restaurant deals

Posted at 8:42 AM, Nov 19, 2014

Black Friday savings aren't only limited to your favorite stores this year. Some of the nation's most popular sit-down restaurant chains are also getting in on the action.

We reached out to several chains to see what they were offering patrons on Black Friday. If you need a break from tearing up the mall on Nov. 28, check out this list before you order.


No locations are doing Black Friday specials this year but if you buy $50 in gift cards this holiday season, you’ll get a $10 bonus card.


No deals specific to Black Friday but until Dec. 31, every $50 spent on Benihana gift cards will net you a $10 promotional card. The bonus card can be redeemed from Jan. 2 to March 31, 2015.

Chili's Grill & Bar

Email club members will receive four coupon options for Black Friday. Offers include a free kids meal, dessert or appetizer with an entree purchase, or a free upgrade from pick two to pick three fajitas. To sign up for Chili's email club, click here.

The Cheesecake Factory

No specific Black Friday deals but several for Cyber Monday (Dec. 1), including two free "eSlice of Joy" cards when you purchase a $25 gift card. Each card will be sent digitally and is redeemable for one slice of cheesecake by using your smartphone to display the cards. The $25 gift card must be purchased on Dec. 1 via The Cheesecake Factory's website.


On Black Friday, participating Hooters locations will be offering deals on some of the restaurant's merchandise items, including a buy two, get one free deal on "classic original logo items." Online shoppers will get 30 percent off, and free ground shipping on orders over $50.

LongHorn Steakhouse

No deals specific to Black Friday but if a guest buys a $50 gift card before Dec. 24, they will receive a coupon for $10 off with the purchase of two adult dinner entrees.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

No deals specific to Black Friday but if you buy $100 of Maggiano’s gift cards online, you’ll receive a $20 bonus gift card plus a 1-year subscription to Food & Wine Magazine. This deal is good through Dec. 31.

P.F. Chang's

No deals specific to Black Friday but patrons who purchase $100 in gift cards before Jan. 1 will receive a $20 gift card. The chain is also running a "Holiday Menu for Two" promotion, which offers guests a four-course meal for $60.

Red Lobster

The popular seafood chain is offering a deal through Dec. 31 where patrons who buy $50 of gift cards in-restaurant will receive a $10 bonus coupon — as well as offering online gift card buyers a $5 bonus coupon for every $25 spent on gift cards. On Cyber Monday, Red Lobster is offering online shoppers a $10 bonus coupon for every $50 spent on gift cards.

Texas de Brazil Churrascaria

Now through Nov. 30, if you buy a $60 gift card online, you’ll get a $10 gift card. Buying a $100 gift card online will earn a $25 bonus gift card.

Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.