We Found the Best Deals on Food for National Nurses Week

See what restaurants are showing their appreciation for nurses during National Nurses Week.

Calling all nurses! May 6-12 is National Nurses Week, and there are plenty of chains, restaurants and small businesses that want to show their appreciation, especially this year. Here’s a list of the most popular perks!

To be on the safe side, check ahead via social media or call the business to make sure they plan to offer the promotion at your location.


Cinnabon traditionally participates from May 6-11 every year. Last year, nurses who show a health care ID badge received a free MiniBon roll or four-count BonBites, according to the Cinnabon website, it looks like more deals might be rolling out. Can’t make it to your local shop? Here’s a sweet Cinnabon copycat recipe.


Through the month of May, nurses can snag a free hot or iced tall brewed coffee. This promotion also includes hospital staff and first responders, much like April’s free coffee promotion.

Krispy Kreme

Similar to Dunkin’s Free Doughnut Fridays, nurses can collect a free dozen doughnuts every Monday during May in celebration of Nurses Week. You can find details on Krispy Kreme’s website.


Chipotle is offering nurses the opportunity to sign up and cash in on a free burrito on May 6. Find details on the Chipotle website.


On May 6, Dunkin’ is offering all healthcare workers a free doughnut alongside a free hot or iced medium coffee. This is only at participating locations, so make sure your store is handing out some freebies. The promotion lasts until supplies run out.


Everyone’s favorite delivery service, DoorDash, is offering a free 60 days of the Corporate DashPass. Though your hospital will have to sign up to cash in, the DashPass extends free delivery to nurses and healthcare workers on the frontlines.

Pass along the deals for Nurses Week to any nurse you know, and we’ll be on the lookout for even more freebies and discounts. Keep your eyes peeled for local offers in your neighborhood, too!

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