Food & Drink

Everywhere to Get Free Donuts (& Other Deals) on National Donut Day in Chicago

Published On 06/03/2016 Published On 06/03/2016
Stan's Donuts & Coffee
Stan's Donuts & Coffee | Kailley Lindman/Thrillist

Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Wicker Park (& other locations)

Free glazed donut with the purchase of any beverage.

Firecakes Donuts

River North & Lincoln Park

Buy six donuts and get free prizes like bonus donuts, coffee, a T-shirt, an ice cream sandwich, or a ham & cheese donut sandwich.

Beaver's Coffee and Donuts | Sean Cooley/Thrillist

Beavers Coffee and Donuts

West Loop & Food Truck

Free mini sugar-dusted donuts and mini donut milkshakes for the first 500 customers.

Fabulous Freddies Italian Eatery


Score a free donut with any purchase before 11am.

Dat Donut | Flickr/KidItamae

Dat Donut

East Chatham

Take $1 off a dozen glazed donuts, both regular and gigantic.


West Loop (& other locations)

 Free bacon maple glazed donuts for folks dining in at all locations.


West Town

Get a free five spice or black sesame donut with a purchase of any bowl, wrap, or large wings.

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1. Stan's Donuts & Coffee 1560 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

It goes without saying, but Stan most definitely is the man because of his myriad of fresh-baked 'nuts and fresh-made coffee.

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2. Firecakes Donuts 68 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

Firecakes Donuts in River North has got some sweet, sweet offerings in the form of awesomely topped donuts, apple fritters, and even a donut ice cream sandwich.

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3. Beavers Coffee and Donuts 131 N Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60661

Beavers Coffee and Donuts serves up delicious drinks and pastries, and occasionally has been known to combine the two into some crazy Frankenstein milkshakes.

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4. Fabulous Freddies Italian Eatery 701 West 31st St, Chicago, IL 60616

This Bridgeport pizza/sub joint covers all the classic Italian bases, from steak sandwiches to Italian ice. Like most of the sandwiches here, the beef is a monster, densely packed with lots of meat and the house giardiniera.

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5. Dat Donut 8249 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60619

Dat Donut is open 24hrs, so you can have their delicious doughy treats for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You shouldn't, but it's possible. Also possible -- getting down on a giant doughnut that's roughly the size of your head for about $3.

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6. Porkchop 941 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607

From the guy who once presided over former late-night legend Iggy's, Porkchop's keeping its kitchen open 'til 130a (and soon rolling out a "bartender's brunch") to sling its comfort food menu in a country-industrial tavern with a dividing wall made from rusted-out saws, taxidermy peering out from eerie silhouetted forest wallpaper, and light fixtures crafted from old mason jars and hay balers, the spread of which eventually made having the name Baler intolerable.

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7. MAK Restaurant 1924 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

Modern Chinese cuisine meets laid-back bar vibe.