Free Coffee: 11 Stores That Give Away Free Coffee & Drinks

By: Cindy G. Castillo Posted: 10:39 AM, Oct 17, 2018 Updated: 10:01 AM, Jan 4, 2019

Free coffee – two words that when put together create a match made in heaven. And it doesn’t have to be a special holiday for companies to give you a shot at some awesome freebies. If you want to know how to get free coffee, then keep reading, because The List has rounded up 11 places giving away free cups of coffee all year long.

1. Starbucks

Starbucks is the world’s biggest coffee house chain, so they’re bound to offer some equally giant offers. By joining Starbucks Rewards, you’ll receive a free coffee on your birthday, plus accumulate stars per purchase which you can exchange for free drinks in the future.  

2. Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts’ rewards program also has tons of ways you can claim free coffee all year long. You’ll receive free points for every purchase you make at America’s favorite doughnut shop. Reach 200 points and you’ll get a coupon for a free beverage.

3. McDonald’s

Join McDonald’s McCafé Loyalty Program, buy seven of their hot beverages and get your next one for free. Menu items include their lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, Americanos, and many others. The offer is not valid for single or double espressos.

4. Caribou Coffee

Become a part of Caribou Coffee’s perks program and receive a free coffee just for joining. Check out their official website to find a location near you.

5. Peet’s Coffee

Peet’s Coffee also offers free coffee through their rewards program called Peetnik Rewards. Join today and get a free drink of your choice after your first check-in. Peet’s has locations across nine states – click here to find one near you!

6. Biggby Coffee

Biggby Coffee will give you free coffee just for signing up to their rewards program. Plus, you’ll get another free drink on your birthday!

7. Hardee’s

Who would’ve thought Hardee’s also rewards you with free coffee? Join their Rewards Program and receive a coupon for a free small dry and free beverage with the purchase of any 1/3 lb. Thickburger upon signing up. Their beverage menu just so happens to include Colombian Blend Coffee, so drink up!

8. Carl’s Jr.

If Hardee’s is in on the free coffee, you know Carl’s Jr. also has something up its sleeve. Join their Rewards Program and you’ll receive a coupon for a free small beverage (including their Colombian Blend Coffee) with the purchase of any Six-Dollar Burger just for signing up.

9. Free Coffee from Quickchek

Download Quickchek’s mobile app and get a coupon for a free hot or iced coffee just for downloading.

10. Pilot Flying J

If you download the Pilot Flying J mobile app, you can get a free drink just for creating an account. Plus, as a member, you’ll be able to earn points with each purchase that can later be exchanged for additional freebies. Check here to find a location near you.

11. 7Eleven

Download the 7Eleven app, sign up for their rewards program and start earning points per purchase right away. As a member, you get every seventh drink for free (including coffee, of course).


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