National Coffee Day 2019: Where to Find Free Coffee and Other Deals

You’re going to get your morning coffee either way—you might as well get it for free.

For many, coffee is a ritual—a morning wake-up call, a way to break up the afternoon at work, and a treat to enjoy with dessert after dinner. And on National Coffee Day, that ritual becomes a whole lot cheaper. On Sunday, September 29, several food and beverage brands are celebrating coffee by giving away free and highly discounted cups. 7-Eleven is offering coffee for $1 in any size; at Krispy Kreme, you can get free coffee with no purchase necessary, and try a new limited-edition product, too. Check out all of the deals we’ve found so far below, and keep checking back up until the 29th in case we find more.

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Barnes & Noble

Purchase a bakery case item on National Coffee Day to receive a free iced or hot tall coffee.

Biggby Coffee

Head to Biggby on September 29 to get a free hot brewed coffee at participating locations.


Bojangles’ will offer $1 coffee (any size) in celebration of this caffeinated holiday, and keep the deal running through the end of the year at participating restaurants. Yes, you read that correctly—$1 coffee for the rest of the year.


Bruegger's has a really generous deal for National Coffee Day—that is, if you're a member of the rewards program. Join the Inner Circle to get a free medium coffee each day through September 29 with any purchase.

Caribou Coffee

You have three options at Caribou Coffee on September 29. A medium hot coffee for $1, a medium cold press black coffee for $2, or a nitro black coffee for $3. (Add-ons, infused cold press, and flavored nitro beverages are excluded from the offer.)

Circle K

You're going to want to download the Circle K app before National Coffee Day. If you do, you can grab a free medium coffee with a complimentary Belvita Breakfast Biscuit on the side.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

On September 29, guests can grab a free 16-ounce brewed coffee, hot or iced, when they purchase any food or bakery item. The offer is valid all day, and limited to one free coffee per guest. To get the deal, your purchase has to be a minimum of $2.

Corner Bakery Cafe

Visit Corner Bakery Cafe to get a free coffee with any purchase between September 29 and October 1.

Cumberland Farms

Grab a free hot or iced coffee at Cumberland Farms on National Coffee Day—in any size. Just text FREECOFFEE to 64827, and you’ll receive a coupon to redeem the offer. Flavor shots, creamers, and sweeteners are also complimentary and included in the deal.


If you buy one hot coffee at participating Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide on National Coffee Day, you'll get a second one (of equal or lesser value) for free.


At Godiva Boutique locations, coffee bags will be buy one, get one 50 percent off. You can also receive a free 12-ounce hot or iced coffee at Godiva Café locations—Lexington Avenue, Woodbury Commons, Pennsylvania Station, Rockefeller Center, and The Shops at Riverside—with any purchase.


Hardee's is offering a free coffee—any size, or any flavor—with any purchase in celebration of National Coffee Day. Sign up for the e-mail program by September 26 to get the offer code.


Illy's National Coffee Day deal is online, valid now through 9 am on September 30. If you purchase four coffee cans, you'll get a fifth one for free using the code "5FOR4."

Intelligentsia Coffee

At all 15 coffeebar locations, customers can get a free instant coffee with a purchase of $10 or more, while supplies last. Online customers who purchase two 12-ounce bags of coffee will also get free shipping.

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme will offer a deal and a brand-new product to celebrate the holiday. On Sunday, September 29, customers can enjoy one free Original Glazed Doughnut and one free brewed coffee with no purchase necessary—we repeat, no purchase necessary. And in the week leading up to National Coffee Day, the brand will also debut a new Original Filled Coffee Kreme Doughnut (the Original Glaze Doughnut filled with a coffee cream) for one week only, between Monday, September 23 and Sunday, September 29.

Le Pain Quotidien

The restaurant is offering a BYOM deal, aka "bring your own mug." At all 99 locations nationwide, bring in your own mug and you'll get a free cup of coffee.


Peet’s has two deals for National Coffee Day, valid between September 27 and September 29. The first is that customers can enjoy 25 percent off on one pound of beans and a free drip coffee or tea at one pound bean purchase in-store. But if you’re shopping online, you can still score a deal, too—25 percent off all regular, non-subscription bean purchases on Peet’s website using the promo code “COFFEEDAY19."

Pilot Flying J

Guests will also receive any-sized hot or cold coffee for free on National Coffee Day—all you need to do is download the Pilot Flying J app.

PJ's Coffee

Visit PJ's on National Coffee Day to score a free 12-ounce Viennese Blend Coffee.


Order any-sized—and any flavor—cold brew through the Sheetz app on September 29 and you'll get it for free.


If you take plant-based milk in your coffee instead of dairy, send Silk a PayPal request ( on National Coffee Day with your drink order in the notes section. They'll cover one drink purchased at a local coffee shop up to $5 per order, and will cap at $5,000 total in reimbursements. Check out the full terms and conditions here.


Wawa rewards members will get a free coffee to celebrate National Coffee Day.

White Castle

A free small coffee will be included with any purchase at White Castle between September 29 and October 1. Use this coupon to get the deal.

Whole Foods

At Whole Foods stores nationwide, you can get a free can of High Brew Coffee. Head to High Brew's website on September 29 to download the coupon.


All day on September 29 (that’s 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.), you can grab any-sized coffee at 7-Eleven for just $1 at participating stores nationwide. To grab the deal, download the 7Rewards app.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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