If you have someone on your holiday gift list that you can't find a present for, a gift card to a Hauppauge area restaurant can be a great idea. It's gives friends and family the opportunity to enjoy a night out over food and drinks. If you're lucky, maybe they'll invite you along.
Here's 10 resturants selling holiday gift cards:
* : Gift certificates can be purchased in-store at both locations. To have a gift certificate prepared for pick-up, call the restaurant in advance. This steakhouse has recently expanded to offers catering for holiday and special occasions.
* : Give friends and family the gift of a night out at the latest hotspot on Route 347, Insignia Steakhouse, a trendy up-scale steak and sushi restaurant by the Scotto Brothers. Gift cards can be purchased online in increments of $25, with a special holiday bonus for gift cards of $300, receive an additional $50. These gift cards can also be used at Taste! Blackstone in Melville and Rare650 in Syosset.
* : Give a give card to this café and bakery in Hauppauge to your favorite coffee lover, Panera gift cards can be ordered online or in the store. The gift cards cards are available in any denomination and can be reloaded online. Orders through the company’s website must be made by Dec. 16 to ensure arrival for Christmas.
* : Ciro's sells gift certificates in any denomination. You have to purchase it in person since restaurants does not take requests over the phone. The restaurant also has another location in Kings Park.
* : This Smithtown seafood grill and sushi hotspot sells gift cards online or in-store, and the balance can be checked on the restaurant's website.
* : With nearby locations in Smithtown on Route 347, Commack, Stony Brook and East Northport, gift cards can be purchased in various amounts online and in-store.
* : This Italian restaurant in Smithtown is offering a holiday promotion on gift cards for $100 or more purchased online or in-store up to Dec. 31, customers will receive a $20 bonus card. Customers can take home up to 10 bonus cards, and can be used from Jan. 1, 2012 to Feb. 10, 2012.
* : Right up Route 347, this barbecue joint is selling gift cards online and in-store, but $5 Reward Cards are only available for in-store gift card purchases.
* : This Smithtown restaurant is running a promotion where you will receive an extra $10 for a $50 gift certificate purchase and an extra $25 for a $100 gift certificate purchase.
* : If you'd like to purchase a gift card for Applebee's and use it in Lake Grove, Commack or its many other locations there are multiple ways to do so, from a digital gift card to ordering them online and having them shipped, customizing them on Facebook and more.