Many local businesses made the difficult decision to close their doors during the pandemic. In order to continue supporting these businesses while they wait for everything to get better, consider buying a gift card to enjoy their services once this is all over. You can get gift cards from most businesses, and many of them are offering discounts and matches. Here are some that have been shared with us!
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Beyond the Plate Food Tours
Beyond the Plate Food Tours offers tours of 4-5 local food and drink businesses at a time. They are selling gift cards for all public and private tours. Use code CHICPEAJC for 20% off your gift card purchase.
Where to buy: beyondtheplatefoodtours.com
Ani Ramen is a local ramen restaurant with a full service bar. They’re currently matching gift card purchases – for $50, get a $100 gift card; for $25, get $50.
Where to buy: https://www.aniramen.com/
Hudson Hall sells smoked meats and delicious sides with a full bar. When you purchase gift cards from Hudson Hall, 50% of the money will go toward staff who are currently unable to work.
Where to buy: https://www.hudsonhalljc.com/
Lokal is a restaurant and bar sitting along the waterfront with great views of the Manhattan skyline. They’re currently offering gift certificates for 25% off, and a portion of the proceeds will go toward the hourly employees.
Where to buy: https://www.lokaljc.com/
Fierce Makeup by Sasha
Sasha is a licensed esthetician and makeup artist based in Jersey City. She’s currently offering $100 worth of services for just $75.
Where to buy: instagram.com/fiercemakeup_bysasha
Wurstbar serves up sausages, poutine, and great cider options. They are currently offering $100 gift cards for $75.
Where to buy: https://www.wurstbarjc.com/store/gift-cards/
The Hair Room
The Hair Room provides hair services from blowouts and trims to vivid colors and keratin treatments. You can buy gift cards online for future hair services.
Where to buy: https://na0.meevo.com/EgiftApp/home?tenantId=100588
White Star is one of the top spots for burgers and beer in Jersey City. 50% of the gift card sales will go toward the service staff.
Where to buy: https://www.whitestarbar.com/store/gift-cards/
Mathew’s serves American food, great brunches, and craft cocktails. 50% of their gift card sales will go toward the service staff.
Where to buy: https://www.mathewsfoodanddrink.com/store/gift-cards/
Margherita’s is a Hoboken staple for Italian dishes. 50% of their gift card sales will go toward their service staff.
Where to buy: https://www.margheritasrestaurant.com/store/gift-cards/
Up and Out Beauty
Up and Out Beauty in Hoboken offers blowouts, bridal hair + makeup, and other hair services. They’re currently offering a 15% discount on gift certificates when you use the code THANKYOU through March 31st.
Sushi by Bou
Sushi by Bou offers an intimate Omakase experience within Ani Ramen. They’re donating 50% of gift card purchases to their employees.
Liberty House offers a great dining experience for every meal down to dessert. You can purchase gift cards for Liberty House and all Landmark Venues online.
Tidal Poke serves poke bowls, smoothies, and smoothie bowls. Get 25% off when you purchase a gift card of $100+ by using the code ALOHA25.
Where to buy: https://squareup.com/gift/0MQ0H0VG4TQ1Q/order
Pico Taco sells authentic Mexican tacos in Hoboken. You can get 25% off your gift card purchase of $100+ when you use the code ILOVETACOS.
Where to buy: https://squareup.com/gift/4KXD15Z58G87K/order
Short Grains serves healthy bowls, sandwiches, and drinks in a cute atmosphere. You can get 25% off when you purchase a gift card of $100+ by using the code SGJCLOVE.
Where to buy: https://squareup.com/gift/25BDJ1FV293DW/order
HudsonPLAY is an indoor play center with an obstacle course, camp services, and other interactive activities. Gift cards are 25% off when you use the code “2gether.”
Where to buy: https://squareup.com/gift/DVGZZ5R3GQBR3/order
Another Man’s Treasure
Another Man’s Treasure sells vintage and thrift clothing and accessories, as well as other home items like records. While the store is closed, you could buy a gift card online.
Where to buy: https://squareup.com/gift/7EZE1C6NQP3HS/order
Salvation Wellness is a holistic health center in Jersey City that offers massage, meditation, and sauna services. They have gift cards available for their services to be used later.
Where to buy: http://salvationwellness.com/giftcards/
sam a.m. is a cute cafe with a great brunch menu with seasonal menu changes. You can buy gift cards online to treat yourself to a meal.
Where to buy: https://squareup.com/gift/CVS5MNX2XX0MZ/order