Red Lobster Gift Cardholder Support
If you have funds remaining on your gift card after paying for a meal, you may use the balance to leave a tip for the server.
Gift cards should be treated like cash.
Red Lobster will not replace lost or stolen cards.
Can you leave a tip on a gift card?
Pay with cash — You can always pay the initial bill with a gift card, and then leave a cash tip. Ultimately what is needed is a better gift card tipping process, where once you identify to the server that you are going to pay with a gift card, you are allowed to specify a tip before the card is debited.
Can you leave a tip on a gift card at Olive Garden?
Card Type: Physical Olive Garden
Valid at participating restaurants in the U.S. Each time you use it, we’ll deduct that amount from the balance until you’ve used the full balance of the card. You can add to the card balance at any time. (1) Except where required by law, this gift card is not redeemable for cash.
Can you put a tip on an Applebee’s gift card?
Bring cash as a backup (or put 1.00 of the bill on your credit card) just in case the gift card doesn’t allow for a tip. ^ generally gift cards aren’t allowed to be used towards tips. If it’s just a little slip saying your gift card balance, than no.
Can a Red Lobster gift card be used anywhere else?
A Red Lobster gift card can also be used at any Darden owned restaurant chain: Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s/Wildfish Seafood Grille, Yard House. New stock of Red Lobster gift cards may become available at any time.