Gift Cards of the Upstate with Escape Artist Greenville
Everybody loves gift cards.
Maybe it’s because gift cards state the place and let the recipient choose the time. Maybe it’s because they offer an experience instead of another object that has to be stored. Or maybe it’s just because a gift card is the perfect size to fit in that hilarious card we bought. No matter the reason, gift cards are a go-to when holidays and big occasions start rolling in. Take a look at some of their favorite options below.
Aryana Afghan Cuisine is located on East Coffee Street in downtown Greenville and utilizes local ingredients for the menu. The chef, Nelofar Mayar, uses recipes passed down in her family for a traditional and quality eating experience. You can get gift cards in person.
Why not give a gift card that supports not only yummy food but an amazing cause? Jasmine Kitchen in downtown Greenville has fresh soups, salads, and sandwiches, but it’s even more. The restaurant is a part of Jasmine Road, a non-profit that helps women escape sexual exploitation and create a life in which they can flourish. Along with working at the restaurant, women who have graduated from the program also create candles and jewelry to sell in the shop. You can buy a gift card in person for a meaningful gift to share.
For those that like it hot, Rocky’s has a great variety of chicken with different spice levels, from mild to can’t-stand-the-heat. They also offer southern food like homestyle mashed potatoes and gravy. You can get gift cards in person for the chicken lover in your life.
What’s not to love about delectable bagel sandwiches steamed to perfection? For a Sully’s gift card, you can go in person to one of their Upstate locations or call them for an e-gift-card.
Located on Airport Road in Greenville as well as in Hampton Station downtown, White Duck Taco has delicious twists on traditional tacos like lamb gyro or spicy buffalo chicken. Add on a fun and quirky atmosphere, and you’ve got a great place to gift. Plus, the Hampton Station location is right next to Escape Artist escape rooms, ax throwing, and other group activities. To get a gift card, you’ll need to go in person to one of White Duck Taco’s locations.
For a funky, fiesta-inspired atmosphere, Willy Taco is the place to go. They offer Mexican-inspired food and have plenty of drinks to choose from. Plus, their t-shirts and merch have great graphics. You can get a gift card in person or on their website here.
Also located in Hampton Station, Birds Fly South was started by a husband and wife team who discovered their love of creating beer while they lived in Alaska. The brewery creates “wild and funky beer” and has won plenty of awards. You can buy gift cards online or in person at the brewery.
Located on Wade Hampton and at the Commons, The Community Tap is a go-to for craft beer (after all, they’ve got more than twenty on tap!). You can buy a gift card in person or purchase it on their website for pick-up here.
Have you heard of mead? It’s an alcoholic drink made with fermented honey that is quickly becoming popular. Located in Hampton Station in Greenville, Wandering Bard offers a menu with flatbread pizzas, charcuterie boards, and paninis to go along with their mead options. You can get a gift card in person for anyone in your life who loves to try new tastes.
The Whale offers classic and rare beverage selections on South Main Street in Downtown Greenville. Both the intriguing atmosphere and the convenient location make this a wonderful gift. You can get a gift card in person.
Located on Wade Hampton Boulevard in Greenville, Bridge City Coffee has a fantastic atmosphere for working or just hanging out. The café has indoor and outdoor seating, as well as a drive-through.
From the minute you walk inside, Cosmic Rabbits is a delightful experience. Beyond the sweet, fruity tea smell that greets you as you enter, Cosmic Rabbit sells teapots, thermoses, cups, and other adorable trinkets. The tea company also sells its own brands of loose leaf tea. The Starfruit Enterprise green tea is amazing. For a gift card, visit the shop in person on East McBee Avenue in downtown Greenville.
Due South offers specialty coffees, blends, and beans. Nestled in Hampton Station Downtown, it’s the perfect spot to grab a coffee and sit outside. You can buy a gift card in person.
Methodical Coffee has whole bean coffee, loose leaf tea, adorable merchandise, and yummy drinks. The vibe of the cafe is clean and peaceful, with floral designs creating a soft atmosphere to get work done or talk with friends. You can get an in-person or online-only gift card from the website here.
The location of the downtown Spill the Beans could not be better. The cafe overlooks Falls Park and the Reedy River. You can see Liberty Bridge from the tables by the window! Gift cards can be purchased in person and will work at both the Greenville and Spartanburg locations.
The vintage decor alone makes the Village Grind a wonderful find. Located on Pendleton Street in Greenville, the Village Grind has delicious drinks, cute merchandise, and even some baked goods. Gift cards can be purchased in-store.
Desserts & Bakeries
Who doesn’t love pie? You can share it, or eat it all by yourself slice by slice. Buttermilk Sky offers delicious options, from pecan or apple to chewy chocolate chip. Gift cards can be purchased at the Greenville location on Augusta Street.
For the chocolate lovers, the cookie monsters, and the candy fanatics in your life, the perfect present is a gift card to The Chocolate Shoppe on North Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville. The shop offers mouth-watering truffles, clusters, and cookies, not to mention fudge. You can go in person to buy a gift card today.
Luna Rosa offers so many gelato choices, along with a restaurant and bar, that it really seems like the only place you would need to survive. Gift cards can be purchased in person and work for both the gelato and the restaurant and bar. Of course, gelato should always come before the meal!
For croissants, bonbons, macarons, and other French delicacies, Le Petit Croissant on South Main Street is a gift that’s trés chic. Gift cards can be purchased in person.
The name says it all. Located on South Main Street in downtown Greenville, Old Europe Desserts offers pies, cakes, and other scrumptious delicacies. You can call the number on the website or get a gift card in person.
Rise Bakery offers all sorts of bread, from artisan bread to French baguettes and sour dough. If you have a foodie in your life, a gift certificate to Rise is sure to make their day. You can go in person to get a gift certificate.
Savannah Bee Company offers so many honey-based products, from food to beauty. Hot honey, flavored honey, whipped honey, raw honey—you name it, they have it. The store is located on North Main Street and offers gift cards.
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