National Coffee Day
Of course Dunkin' Donuts is getting in on the National Coffee Day fun. Photo by Getty Images

In a city like Boston with coffee shops on nearly every street, National Coffee Day is a big deal. Whether you start you start every morning at your local Dunkin’ Donuts or make it a habit to visit as many niche cafés as you can, you’ll want to take advantage of this holiday’s specials and promotions. That java boost will taste even better when it's free.


Dunkin’ Donuts


Dunkin’ is a New England favorite and is no stranger to Boston locals. This National Coffee Day, they’ll be offering any guest who purchases a medium, large or extra large cup of hot coffee an additional medium sized hot coffee for free. Check with your local Dunkin’ Donuts franchise to see if they’re participating.


Various locations,


Coppersmith Café


The South Boston restaurant and bar is offering one small hot or iced coffee to each customer for free this National Coffee Day from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. while supplies last. Coppersmith serves all their coffee from the local family-owned Blue Fire Coffee Roasters and prides itself in supporting the principles of sustainability and transparency with every cup it serves. Come for breakfast and pair your free coffee with a pastry or a breakfast sandwich.

40 W 3rd St., South Boston,


Take elegance to go this National Coffee Day by picking up a free coffee from Davio’s. The high-end, Italian steakhouse is offering a free cup of local Fazenda coffee at their takeout shop between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. The takeout shop is located adjacent to Davio’s. The coffee is always fresh, always quality, and this Friday free for all.

75 Arlington St., Boston,

Pavement Coffeehouse

Pavement has quickly become a favorite among Boston coffee lovers. It’s a great place to get a pick-me-up coffee, and this Friday, Pavement customers can add an extra boost to their day with a complimentary shot of espresso with every coffee purchase.

Various locations,

Fairmont Copley Plaza

The Fairmont wants to extend a hug to Boston this National Coffee Day by serving complimentary cups of cold brew coffee and mini-donuts from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. while supplies last. You can pick up your free coffee and donut from a hotel cart that will be on Dartmouth St. outside the hotel’s entrance.

138 St. James Ave., Boston,