Best Local Gift Cards | 2020 #ShopLocal Gift Guide

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Skip the big box stores, and grab gift cards from local retailers and restaurants! The time is now to support local restaurants, bars, breweries, and retailers as much as possible. And if you’re not sure what to get — grab a gift card and let your recipient decide!

I’m pleased to share the following deals from Mangia Qui and Rubicon, Arooga’s, Greystone Public House and Brew House, Cafe Magnolia, THEA, and MoMo BBQ Co..

Pro tip: Click through to order directly from local small businesses. Use the exclusive promotion codes to save!

Best Local Gift Card Deals in Harrisburg and central PA

  • Mangia Qui | Gift Card | Gift Guide
  • Rubicon | Gift Card | Gift Guide

Mangia Qui | Rubicon | Suba

Mangia Qui and Rubicon have charged through the pandemic, mastering take-out and delivery, offering not only outstanding meals-to-go but cocktails as well!

For the winter, both will offer new and expanded pantry items and prepared foods.

With a Mangia Qui holiday gift card, you can give the gift of catering at home!

To order, call 717-233-7358 or visit at 272 North St., Harrisburg.

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Arooga’s offers takeout and delivery options for their famous wings, burgers, pretzels, amid the gloriously lengthy menu that can accommodate nearly anyone.

A gift card to Arooga’s is a great gift that your recipient can use for takeout or delivery, too!

This holiday season Arooga’s is offering a FREE $10 gift card for every $50 gift card purchased. That means a little something for you, too (or a bonus for someone on your list)!

Got a craving? Order takeout and delivery here.

Purchase Arooga’s gift cards online here.

  • Greystone Brew House
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  • Greystone Public House

Greystone Public House | Greystone Brew House

With locations in Linglestown and Dillsburg, Greystone is a great pick for anyone on your list who loves great food and an impressive outdoor space.

Greystone Public House and Greystone Brew House again this year offer a great deal on gift card purchases.

At either location, you’ll get a bonus $20 with the purchase of a $100 gift card or a $10 card on $50.

Black Friday ONLY: $20 gift card FREE with purchase of a $50 certificate.

Oh, and if you’re hungry you win, too. Spend $100 on takeout, get a bonus, as well.

To purchase, visit Greystone Public House at 2120 Colonial Road, Harrisburg or Greystone Brew House at 303 Golf Club Ave., Dillsburg.

Cafe Magnolia

Cafe Magnolia in Mechanicsburg is one of my family’s go-to restaurants. They offer fresh, delicious food with options for online orders, curbside, and delivery.

Cafe Magnolia is an eclectic, casual & quality BYOB in Mechanicsburg. Known for its quality ingredients, excellence in presentation, and a pleasant balance of innovative and traditional menu items.

In normal times, a visit to Cafe Magnolia’s modest deck with a favorite bottle of wine always make for a good meal, and so a gift card would make a perfect gift for any local dining lover.

Throughout the holidays, when you purchase $50 in gift cards, you’ll score an additional $10 for you!

Call 717-901-9700 to order Cafe Magnolia gift cards, or visit at 4700 Old Gettysburg Road, Mechanicsburg.

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THEA, located in the Arcona neighborhood of Mechanicsburg, has been making news for its innovative outdoor dining bubbles.

On top of that, they offer wonderful food — whether for in-bubble dining or for takeout.

A THEA gift card is the perfect present for someone on your list who has been missing the restaurant experience or is eager to try something new!

Call (717) 759-4654 to order or to make a reservation.

  • MoMo's BBQ
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MoMo BBQ Co.

We’re big fans of MoMo BBQ Co. in Mechanicsburg.

Whether it’s his brisket platter or sausage sandwich (or his cornbread pudding, OMG), his food is always a hit.

Why not stock up on MoMo BBQ Co. gift cards or a stash of MoMo’s award-winning sauces for the barbecue lover on your list? Good food is in their future.

To order, call 717-550-7995, or visit at 4916 Louise Dr., Mechanicsburg.

Want more great gift ideas?

Check out our entire #ShopLocal Gift Guide and our Black-Owned Business list.

Sara Bozich
Author: Sara Bozich

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