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Teacher and Nurse Appreciation Week Deals!

Great Hearts Academies May 7, 2019

National and local companies are celebrating National Teacher and Nurse Appreciation Week. Here are some of the best deals we found. Some offers vary by location. Remember to call ahead to confirm.

Applebee’s: Every day in May, Applebee’s is offering $1 margaritas. When: Through May 31

Arby’sSome locations are giving teachers and school administrators with ID a free sandwich Tuesday.

Bruegger’s Bagels: The bagel restaurant is giving all teachers a free medium drip or iced coffee with any purchase and valid ID Monday through Friday.

Buffalo Wild Wings: All teachers, faculty, and staff will get 20% off when they dine-in during Teacher Appreciation Week. When: May 6-10

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen: From Monday through Friday, teachers dining in can get a free appetizer with the purchase of an adult entree. No coupon is needed.

Chick-fil-A: There’s not a nationwide promotion but select locations are offering teachers a deal Tuesday and some locations are celebrating for a week. Either call your closest location or search individual restaurant’s Facebook page.

ChipotleTeachers, faculty and other school staff with a valid school ID can take advantage of a buy-one-get-one free offer from 3 p.m. to close Tuesday. The deal is on burritos, bowls, salads and orders of tacos and for in-restaurant orders only and available for educators at all levels. Learn more at

Cicis: Teachers and school staff get a free adult buffet Tuesday for National Teacher Appreciation Day with a valid school ID and a coupon.

Dairy Queen: Take $2 off any mobile app purchase of at least $10. When: May 6-12

Giordano’s: From Monday through Thursday, Giordano’s is offering 20% off any order with the code 656-263-214. The offer is dine-in and online and for both nurses and teachers.

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria: Teachers get a 15% discount Monday through Friday with their ID on dine-in and takeout orders. Not valid in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Also, through May 10, nominate a teacher to win a pizza party at Winning teachers will be announced May 31.

Harkins Theatres will give all educators with valid ID $5 movies and free small popcorn on May 7 to say, thank you!

Hopdoddy Burger Bar: Teachers get a free small shake Tuesday when they show their school ID.

Islands: Just like with Bahama Breeze, everyone is getting $2 off the House Rocks, Frozen, Strawberry, or Mangorita Margarita every day this month. When: May 1-31

Jersey Mike’s: Get free chips and a drink with any order. When: May 9-12

McAlister’s Deli: Teachers get a free McAlister’s Deli Sweet Tea during Teacher Appreciation Week, Monday through Friday with a valid school ID.

McDonald’s: Not a nationwide deal, but RetailMeNot reports some McDonald’s are offering a free chicken McNuggets meal to teachers with a valid ID.

MOD Pizza: On Tuesday, teachers get a buy-one-get-one free deal on MOD-size pizza or salads with their school IDs on in-store orders.

Noodles & Company: For every $25 gift card purchased, you’ll get a free $5 gift card. The cards can be purchased in-store or online. When: April 24 – June 30

Pei Wei: From Monday through Friday, teachers get 33% off regular entrees when they present their teacher ID. This offer is only for in-restaurant purchases.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: All teachers get a buy-one-get-one offer Monday through Sunday, May 12.

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers: From 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, teachers and faculty get one free Box Combo when they present current school IDs.

Scooter’s Coffee: Teachers get half off any drink May 6 when they show proof.

Sky Zone: Participating locations are giving out free jump tickets to teachers and some are also giving tickets for free jumping to family members. Dates and specific offers vary. Find locations and look for offers at

Smoothie King: Teachers get a free extra or enhancer all week when they show their badge at checkout, the company tweeted.

Sonic Drive-In: This Teacher Appreciation Month deal is for teachers and “those who appreciate them as much as Sonic does,” the fast-food chain says. From Tuesday through May 31, get a free Route 44 drink or slush with purchase when ordering on the restaurant’s app with promo code TEACHERS. Download the app at

Überrito: Teachers, faculty, and staff with an ID can pick up a free burrito, bowl, or salad. (That excludes tax and tip.) You can only get the deal in-store. When: May 7

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