As we all know, America is undergoing a crisis. Thankfully, we have millions of nurses, doctors, healthcare staff and frontline workers there to help us get through it. Several restaurant chains have stepped up to show their appreciation for their hard work and for putting themselves in harm’s way. Here’s a roundup of the current free items and discounts available for these vital people. Kudos to these companies for putting the spotlight on these great folks!
For those not in these professions, you can still find great Takeout and Delivery deals to save when you dine in at home! Click here to go to our EatDrinkDeals Takeout and Delivery Category – or you can find it in our menu at the top of the page!
B. GOOD 50% Off for Heroes
B. GOOD wants to thank all the front line workers by offering some great food at a great price. For a limited time, doctors, nurses, medical staff, police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and front line individuals can get 50% off any order placed online or in the B. GOOD app. To start an online order, click here. Then, at checkout, in the Reward and Offers Section, click on the FIRST RESPONDERS: 50% OFF reward to get the discount applied. Please have a work ID badge or other proof to show when you get your order! Here’s a B. GOOD email posting the generous offer.
For more B. GOOD deals like Kids Eat Free specials, read our EatDrinkDeals B. GOOD article here.
Bojangles’ Free Ice Tea for Legendary Heroes
Bojangles’ is giving away its legendary iced tea (any size) for free to Legendary Heroes through June 10 – that’s healthcare workers, first responders and law enforcement. Just show your credentials to receive the deal at any participating Bojangles’ restaurant. Bojangles’ announced the giveaway on their website.
Checkers and Rally’s Free Combo for Medical and First Responders
Uniformed medical workers and first responders will receive a free small combo at Checkers and Rally’s locations for a limited time. Choices include a Big Buford, Baconzilla!, Cheese Champ, 5pc Classic Wings Combo, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Deep Sea Double, Half-Pound Chicken Bites, Chili Dog or BBQ Bacon Roadhouse, with a small and small drink. Here’s the press release about the offer.
Circle K Free Coffee, Tea and Soda
First responders and healthcare workers can get free coffee, tea, or Polar Pop to their guests during this difficult time. Please have a work ID ready to get the freebie. Here’s the details on the Circle K website.
Healthcare Workers, First Responders and Military Personnel can get a free Hot or Iced Coffee at Cumberland Farms for a limited time. Bring a work ID to get your free coffee. The offer is valid for police officers, firefighters, active military, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff and medical researchers. Click here to see the offer from the Cumberland Farms website.
Fazoli’s $2.99 Meal for Restaurant Workers
Fazoli’s is offering all restaurant workers a Regular Spaghetti with meat sauce or marinara and a small drink for $2.99 for a limited time. Just show your restaurant name tag, uniform or pay stub to get the deal. You can only get it through the drive-through window.
“This pandemic has created a situation unlike any of us have seen in our lifetimes, and unfortunately, our industry is one that will continue to bear the brunt of the impact,” said CEO Carl Howard in this press release. “As a brand, we want to do what we can to help those in our restaurant industry family, and also help drive occasions to our restaurants to sustain our own managers and crew during this difficult time.”
Friendly’s 10% Discount Healthcare and First Responders
Get a 10% discount on take-out orders (must present valid ID, not valid with online orders) from Friendly’s through May 31. This is valid for Healthcare Workers and First Responders. Friendly’s posted the discount on Facebook.
Genghis Grill 20% Off for Healthcare Workers
Healthcare workers get 20% off their carryout and call-ahead orders at all locations for a limited time. Please show a badge or medical ID to get the discount. Genghis Grill posted the deal on their Facebook page.
Hooters 20% Off for Hospital Workers, First Responders and Military
Hospital Workers, First Responders and Military get 20% off. Show your work ID for pickup orders, or for online orders choose the “Pay at Store” option. Here’s the Hooters Facebook announcement.
Krispy Kreme BOGO Dozen for $1 Mondays for Healthcare Workers
Krispy Kreme’s free doughnuts offer ended May 11, but they are now allowing $1 Original Glazed Dozens with the purchase of any other dozen to Healthcare Workers on Mondays through September 7! You’ll need to bring a valid work ID to get the special price. Krispy Kreme posted the deal on Facebook.
Long John Silver’s Frontline Workers 10% Discount
Through May 31, 2020, first responders (EMTs, fire fighters, law enforcement), healthcare workers, active-duty military and teachers get a 10% discount every day at Long John Silver’s. They’ll also get 20% off one day a week, as follows:
- 20 percent off Military Mondays
- 20 percent off Teacher Tuesdays
- 20 percent off Wellness Wednesdays for healthcare workers
- 20 percent off Transportation Thursdays for truckers / distribution workers
- 20 percent off First-Responder Fridays
Make sure to bring a valid work ID to ensure you get the deal. Long John Silver’s posted the offer on Facebook.
Miami Grill 25% Off for Nurses, Doctors, Healthcare Workers and First Responders
Miami Grill is offering 25% off for doctors, nurses, EMT workers and hospital support staff. Bring a valid work ID for takeout or show it at the drive thru to get the discount. Miami Grill announced the offer in this press release.
O’Charley’s 25% for Healthcare Workers and First Responders
Get 25% off if you show your badge or other work credentials at O’Charley’s for call-in or carryout orders. Valid for Healthcare personnel or First Responders. O’Charley’s announced their offer on Facebook.
Outback 10% Off for Heroes
Nurses, doctors, medical staff, military veterans, servicemen and women, police, firefighters and first responders get 10% off at Outback every day. Bring a valid medical, state or federal service ID to get the discount. Outback has the deal posted on its website.
Looking for more specials at the Aussie steak joint? Click here for our EatDrinkDeals Outback page!
Panda Express 10% Off Hospital Workers and First Responders
Hospital workers and First Responders can get 10% off purchases in-restaurant at Panda Express through December 31, 2020. You’ll need a valid work ID to get the discount.
For info on other deals, like their $20 Family Meals, click here for our EatDrinkDeals Panda Express story!
Round Table Pizza 25% Off for First Responders and Healthcare Workers
Get 25% off any carryout or delivery order at Round Table Pizza for a limited time. Call your order in to your local Round Table and mention this offer, then show your work ID at pick-up or delivery to get the discount. Round Table Pizza sent out this email with the deal.
Sheetz Free Coffee For Healthcare Workers and First Responders
Sheetz is offering free coffee to healthcare workers and first responders through June 1, 2020. Sheetz posted the news on their website.
Smokey Bones 25% Off for First Responders and Healthcare Professionals
Smokey Bones now offers 25% off for First Responders and Healthcare Professionals. Here’s the Smokey Bones Facebook announcement.
Starbucks Free Coffee for Front-Line Responders
Our nation’s front-line responders are working overtime, away from their loved ones, and risking their own health to help others during the coronavirus outbreak. Now, Starbucks is stepping up in a big way to say thank you! Through May 31, all front-line responders to the COVID-19 outbreak will receive a FREE tall hot or iced coffee. No purchase is necessary. Front-line responders include police officers, firefighters, doctors, nurses, hospital workers and paramedics. Please bring an ID or wear your uniform to be eligible for the deal. Starbucks announced the news on their running COVID-19 updates page here and on Twitter.
Thank you to the healthcare workers and first responders working tirelessly to keep our communities safe. 💚
Inspired by the generosity of our partners (employees), we are offering all front-line responders a free tall brewed coffee at participating stores in the US. pic.twitter.com/e7Z8aRCtMt
— Starbucks Coffee (@Starbucks) March 26, 2020
Taco Bueno Free Platter Sundays for Healthcare and First Responders
On Sundays, First Responders and Health Care workers get a free platter – please bring a work ID to get the deal. Here’s the announcement on the Taco Bueno Facebook page.
Teriyaki Madness 50% Off Healthcare Workers
Catering orders of the Teriyaki Bar sent to healthcare sites like hospitals, COVID-19 testing sites, and doctor’s offices are 50% off. The Teriyaki Bars feed up to 10 people. Here’s how it works. Click here to place an order online on the Teriyaki Madness website. Add the Healthcare Team Teriyaki Bar to your cart. The order shows as pickup, but you’ll get a call to confirm the location of the healthcare site. You pay 50% plus the taxes, and Teriyaki Bar will cover the rest, plus deliver it for free.
Wawa Free Coffee for Health Care Workers and First Responders
During these challenging times, Wawa is kindly offering all health care workers and first responders free coffee. Please show your work ID or be in uniform as proof of your employment. Wawa posted the deal on their website.
White Castle 20% Off for Essential Workers
Essential workers can get 20% off at White Castle through June 15 when they show a valid work ID. The deal is valid for drive thru only. That includes first responders, health care personnel, grocery store and other retail food employees. Here’s the press release from White Castle with the info.
Wienerschnitzel 20% Off Healthcare, Fire, Police, Military
Wienerschnitzel is giving 20% off to healthcare workers, police, fire or military personnel. You need to have a valid professional ID or be in uniform. Wienerschnitzel posted the discount on Facebook.