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American Express Cobalt Card Confirmed Multiplier Locations


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One of our readers asked us a question via the comments on our post Two months in and the American Express Cobalt is living up to its name to see if there is a published list of where you can maximize spending on the Cobalt card via the 5x Multiplier locations (10x during the month of December 2017)

We replied that there is not a published list but would be willing to put one together with the help of our readers. You can help by commenting below to let us know what category a merchant falls under based on your spending! We split the chart below in the three earnings categories so that you can see what points you can expect to get with the card. Please note that merchants may change at any time so while a merchant may be listed in one category when you read this page it is entirely possible that they switch categories before we are able to update it.

You can also check American Express Canada's Shop Small website - it lists all their independent merchants where you can use your American Express cards at. It doesn't tell you what category they fall under but in most cases the restaurants, bars and grocery stores should fall under the Eats & Drink category.

American Express Cobalt Card resources on Rewards Canada:

Card details:

• In your first year as a new Cobalt Cardmember, you can earn 2,500 Membership Rewards® points for each monthly billing period in which you spend $500 in net purchases on your Card. This could add up to 30,000 points in a year.
• Earn 5 points for every $1 spent on Card purchases at eligible restaurants, bars, grocery stores and food delivery in Canada
• Earn 2 points for every $1 spent on eligible transit & gas purchases in Canada and eligible travel purchases. That’s 2X the points on purchases that get you from point A to B
• Earn 1 point for every $1 in Card purchases everywhere else. We won’t tell you where to spend, we’ll just reward you on your Card purchases
• Get advance access to tickets to some of the hottest concerts, shows and events through Front Of The Line® by American Express Invites® and advance screenings to blockbuster movies. Plus, more great perks.
• American Express is not responsible for maintaining or monitoring the accuracy of information on this website. For full details, current product information and Terms and Conditions, click the Apply now link.
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Please Note:
In addition to commenting below to let us know about mulitpliers that don't show up American Express Canada has asked the following of all cardmembers:

It’s best for the Cardmember to call customer service for bonusing related issues. We need the Cardmembers data to be able to source the transaction in the back end to determine if the multiplier worked.... without Cardmember data, it’s hard to determine what would have happened.

This way American Express can make sure everything is working properly and if not they can get it fixed.

Confirmed Multiplier Locations




ABC Restaurants
Ali Baba Pizza (Victoria)
American Cheesesteak (Vancouver)
Atelier (Ottawa)
Babylon's Cafe (Vancouver)
BC Place Stadium
Boston Pizza
Burger King
Buy Low (Vancouver)
Cactus Club
Calgary Co-Op
Calgary Co-Op Wines
The Canadian Brewhouse
Cedars Deli (Calgary)
Ceilis Irish Pub (Calgary)
Cheesecake Factory
Chick Fil A (Calgary)
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Community Natural Foods (Calgary)
Couche Tard
Dalina Coffee (Vancouver)
Dominos Pizza
East Side Marios
Edo Japan
Farm Boy
Fisherman's Terrace (Richmond)
Food Basics
Good Earth Cafe
Jugo Juice
The Keg
Kinjo Sushi (Calgary)
Kurumucho Japanese Taco (Vancouver)
La Taqueria Buy Low (Vancouver)
Last Straw Ale House (Calgary)
M&M Foods
Ma Dang Goul Korean (Vancouver)
Macs/Circle K
Market on Yates (Victoria)
Marutama Ramen (Vancouver)
Mucho Burrito
Olive Garden
Original Joe's
Paramount Fine Foods
Pfanntastic Pannenkoek House (Calgary)
Pho boi restaurant (Burnaby)
Phoenix Bar and Grill (Calgary)
Planet Organic Market
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
Purdys Chocolate
Red Lobster
Ruth's Chris
Safeway (Gas stations & Liquor Stores included)
Salt and Pepper Restaurant (Calgary)
Save-On Foods
Second Cup
Shizenya (Vancouver)
Skip the Dishes
Starbucks (including app reloads)
State & Main
Sura Korean (Vancouver)
Sushi Itoga (Vancouver)
Swiss Chalet
Thrifty Foods
Tim Hortons (including app reloads)
TK Ranch (Alberta)
Toku Japanese (Richmond)
Urban Fare
The Vintage Chophouse (Calgary)
White Rose Kitchen (Calgary)
White Spot
Willow Park Wine & Spirits (Calgary)
Niagara Falls Casino
Safeway Gas Bar
Via Rail
Bed, Bath & Beyond
Canadian Tire
Cineplex (including food)
Crowfoot Liquor Store (Calgary)
Instacart (Grocery delivery)
London Drugs
Panera Bread (Ottawa)
Shanghai One (Ottawa)
Shoppers Drug Mart
Unicity Taxi (Winnipeg)
U.S. Locations
83 Degrees (Carlsbad, CA)
Back Bar (Cambridge)
Beach Plum Kitchen (Carlsbad, CA)
Bon Me (Boston)
Breakfast Republic (California)
Broken Yolk (California)
Bucca Di Beppo
Cartwrights (Arizona)
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Cheesecake Factory
Compartes Chocolate (Los Angeles)
Corvette Diner (San Diego)
Cuchi Cuchi (Cambridge, Mass)
Five Guys Burgers
Forge Baking Company
Foundry on Elm (Cambridge)
Fry's (Arizona)
Great Maple (California)
Jimbos Naturally
Little Caesars Arena Food Concessions
Los Angeles Airport Restaurants
Manny Chophouse (Florida)
The Mission (Arizona)
New Oasis Brazilian (Medford)
Panera Bread
P.F. Changs
Ruby's Diner
Ruby Thai Kitchen
Super Stop N Shop
The Vig (Arizona)
Tin Leaf (Carlsbad, CA)
Tonto Grill (Arizona)
Trader Joe's
Whole Foods
Woody's Diner (California)
U.S. Locations
Marriott Hotels
Uber Eats
U.S. Locations
Boston Winter Village
CVS Pharmacy
The Fragrance Outlet
Sea World
Starbucks (App Reload)
Total Wine & More
Worldwide Locations
Asda Supermarket (UK)
Burger King (Spain)
Chef and Brewer Restaurants (UK)
Coast to Coast (UK)
Costa Coffee (UK)
Euroski Supermarket (Spain)
GiraffeWagamama (UK)
Great Food Hall (Located in Admiralty, under the Conrad and near the British Consulate, unsure of other locations) (Hong Kong)
Hard Rock Cafe (Hong Kong)
Marks and Spencer Food (Hong Kong)
Morrisons (UK, Gibraltar)
Pizza Express (Gibraltar, Hong Kong)
Sainsburys Supermarket (UK)
Starbucks (UK)
Tesco Supermarket (UK)
TGI Fridays (UK)
Waitrose Supermarket (UK)
Worldwide Locations
BP Gas (UK, Spain)
Conrad Hotel (Hong Kong)
Jet Gas (UK)
Morrisons Gas (Gibraltar
Repsol Gas (Spain)
The Rock Hotel (Gibraltar)
Shell Gas (UK)
Worldwide Locations
Marks and Spencers Food (UK)

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We need your help to populate the charts! Simply comment and let us know who the merchant was, where the merchant was located and what the multiplier was and we'll add it to the charts and keep it going as a master list! Tell us in the comments section below or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter!

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