Where to Get a Free Cup of Joe This Saturday for National Coffee Day in NYC

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Where to Get a Free Cup of Joe This Saturday for National Coffee Day in NYC
This Saturday, September 29, is National Coffee Day.

In honor of it, coffee shops throughout the city are offering free or discounted cups of coffee all day long—some are offering the promotion as early as today! Before you stop in to your regular coffee shop for a $5 cup, check to see if they’re running any specials. If not, try a new place and see if any of these stores are near you for a free cup. Check back to see if any more shops make our list before Saturday!

Bulletproof Coffee

Where: 134 Prince Street (SoHo)

When: Thursday, Sept 27; 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. & 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

What: During these times, you can stop by the SoHo store PREVIEW for a free coffee and pretty latte art by Michael Breach. 

Sweatleaf Coffee

Where: 10-93 Jackson Avenue (LIC)

When: Friday, Sept 28

What: From 7-11 a.m. the day just before National Coffee Day you can get a free drink up to a $5 value as long as you have the app. 

Wandering Bear:

Where: TBD, check their Instagram story for location updates

When: Friday, Sept 28

What: Enjoy free Cold Brew Affogatos from their coffee truck! The Wandering Bear partnered with Coolhaus to create this treat for National Coffee Day.


Where: 227 Mulberry Street

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: The first 100 customers will get free hot drip Devoción coffee at this middle eastern restaurant. 

Rise Brewing Co.

Where: 87 Orchard Street (LES); 2 Great Jones Street (NoHo)

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: Both Rise locations will offer a BOGO for any coffee drink they offer. If you use the code NationalCoffeeDay you can also get 20% off any online products. 

Saltwater Coffee Shop

Where: 345 East 12th Street (East Village)

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: This one isn’t free, but we love the idea! For $7 you can get their Flat White Flight: three small servings of their flat white options.

Birch Coffee

Where: All NYC Locations

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: The entire NYC chain of coffee shops will offer a pay-as-you-wish promotion on any coffee-based drink for National Coffee Day.

Peet’s Coffee

Where: 853 Broadway

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: Get 25% off one-pound bags of coffee beans, and with the purchase you’ll receive a free coffee or tea. The discount also applies to online orders with the code COFFEEDAY18, but each person is only allowed one bag.

Krispy Kreme

Where: Various Locations 

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: Get any size coffee for free, and if you’re a member you can also get a free doughnut! They are also launching a glazed donut-flavored coffee (yes, really), and will have a coffee-glazed donut on offer all week long. 

Dunkin’ Donuts

Where: Various Locations

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: Buy any hot coffee and you’ll get another one free.


Where: Select locations

When: Saturday, Sept 29

What: Select stores of this cupcake shop will be offering free High Brew Coffee all day long.

Nickel & Diner

Where: 1 Howard Street (SoHo)

When:Saturday, Sept 29

What: At their Coffee Counter you can get BOGO of their Coldbrew Softserve all Saturday. 

The Flower Shop

Where: 107 Eldridge Street (LES) 

When: Saturday night; 5 p.m. – Close

What: This one isn’t a free coffee, but an extended happy hour for their espresso martini and Cold Fashions! All night long you can order these cocktails for $8.

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