National Coffee Day is set to return on Thursday. Follow this quick CL guide to score some much-needed holiday java.
Bruegger's Bagels Want to win a complimentary coffee mug from Bruegger's Bagels? To celebrate Coffee Day, the bakery chain will giveaway five of its bottomless mugs to those who: 1) visit their nearest Bruegger's (that would be downtown Tampa), 2) take a photo with their coffee cup and 3) post it to Twitter, Instagram or the company's Facebook wall with #BrueggersMugShot and #Contest. Winners will be chosen at random on or around Oct. 7. 501 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 813-402-2989, brueggers.com.
Buddy Brew Coffee This Tampa-based specialty coffee roaster will transform into a mini theater with an exclusive film screening of The Coffee Man. The personal-meets-observational documentary follows the winner of Seattle's 2015 World Barista Championship, Sasa Sestic. Free tickets are available, just RSVP online. Popcorn and small bites will be served alongside three bar offerings: coffee, beer and wine. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 2020 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 813-258-2739, buddybrew.com.
Dunkin' Donuts In honor of 66 years in business, the nationwide doughnut and coffeehouse chain will feature any medium hot coffee for 66 cents. Various locations, Tampa Bay, dunkindonuts.com.
Foundation Coffee Co. For $1, get a 12-ounce drip coffee, or a 12-ounce cold brew for $2 from Foundation Coffee Co. 10020 Carr Road, Riverview, 813-358-5781, foundationcoffeeco.com.
Indigo Enter to win a $30 gift card from Indigo, recently reopened and under new ownership, in honor of Coffee Day. All participants have to do is comment on the downtown Tampa coffeehouse and social bar's Facebook post with how they take their coffee. 514 N. Franklin St., Tampa, 813-800-2633, drinkindigo.
Krispy Kreme Those who stop into any participating location will snag one free glazed doughnut and one free 12-ounce coffee. Krispy Kreme has stores locally in Brandon, Tampa and St. Petersburg. Various locations, Tampa Bay, krispykreme.com.
Mini Doughnut Factory Get $1 off any size of Mini Doughnut Factory's jazzed-up doughnut blend coffee. 2109 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-254-5374, minidoughnutfactory.com.
Naga Tea The cozy boba-slinging hangout near USF Tampa will highlight a 15 percent off deal on coffee. Toppings may also be added with a small fee. 10950 N. 56th St., Temple Terrace, 813-989-2682, nagatea.com.
Nature's Food Patch At its in-store coffee bar, this Clearwater community grocery store plans to offer complimentary cups of organic, fair-trade joe. 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater, 727-443-6703, naturesfoodpatch.com.
Starbucks For every brewed México Chiapas coffee that's purchased at U.S. Starbucks locations, the coffeehouse giant will donate a rust-resistant coffee tree to farmers impacted by coffee rust fungus in Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala. Various locations, Tampa Bay, starbucks.com.
Wawa A popular gas station and convenience store chain that will give away any coffee size for free throughout the holiday. No coupon is necessary, and Wawa anticipates that customers will take advantage of more than two million cups of its morning mud. Various locations, Tampa Bay, wawa.com.