Starbucks secret menu is one of the most popular hidden menus in 2016. With the cold seasons approaching, Starbucks is the number one place to grab a toasty beverage. Normally, there are dozens upon dozens of menu items, but consumers all around the web have compiled a vast list of secret menu items that will leave an explosive taste in your mouth. From more seasonal inspired drinks to drinks that will mimic your favorite dessert, there are truly some genius items on this list.
If you’ve ever dreamt of tasting a drink that mimics your favorite Girl Scout cookie or even your favorite Thanksgiving pie, then you may find your dream drink below.
Starbucks’ Secret Menu
The list below will be ever expanding as long as people keep drinking Starbucks. Check back for new items, give us feedback on drinks below that you’ve tried or simply email us with more ideas for the Starbucks secret menu!
Starbucks Free Coffee
Before we get into the Starbucks secret menu, you might be surprised (and no doubt delighted) to know that there is a way of getting free coffee from this chain. In fact, you can get all the free coffee you can drink. You might be a jittery, anxious, caffeine-riddled mess by the end, and you’ll probably have diabetes and heart problems to deal with after all that sugar and caffeine. But you’ll have beaten the system. That counts for something, right? Just click the picture to read our piece on how to get free coffee from Starbucks.
Starbucks Pink Drink (Acai Refresher)
You can order this as a strawberry acai refresher with coconut milk. So yummy!
You can ask for blackberries or strawberries (fresh) added into the drink for extra yum!
Speaking of your favorite pie, the first drink on this list mimics a delicious Apple Pie Frappuccino. In this drink, you’ll find apple juice, caramel syrup and cinnamon blended with ice.
If you’re wondering how to order this drink or present the recipe to your barista, make sure to check out the full secret recipe here.
Starbucks really knows how to mimic pies in their drinks perfectly. This next one should hit the taste buds perfectly. In this drink, you’ll find hazelnut and bananas mixed delectably in a vanilla bean cream Frappuccino. Perfect for Thanksgiving (check Starbucks hours first), Boxing Day or simply when you want something sweet and fruity without going too tropical!
If you’re a fan of texture in your drinks, this may be the first on your list you want to try! The Starbucks biscotti Frappuccino is a simple secret menu item that blends biscotti into any drink of your choosing.
All aboard from the 9 ¾ platform! Calling all Harry Potter fans: there is now a drink to keep you going even though the book series has ended. The famous Butterbeer drink has been crafted from Potterbucks fans across the web and it has been done to perfection. Grab your broom and head over to your local Starbucks to try this creation, which blends toffee nut and caramel crème for your taste bud pleasure.
Who doesn’t love party cake ice cream? Well now, Starbucks has a secret menu item that can be a gift to yourself on your birthday from the frappe gods. The birthday cake frappe combines vanilla and almond to mimic the taste of cake batter. If you want texture, add biscotti into the mix!
Christmas is around the corner and you’re able to celebrate every day until then with a delicious candy cane frappe! This drink blends vanilla with a peppermint punch that’ll get you pumped for the holidays!
A true kid of the 90’s grew up eating Captain Crunch berry cereal every morning. Now, you’re able to get it in drink form thanks to the secret menu curators of the World Wide Web. When creating this drink, you’ll see a mixture of strawberries and crème, caramel, hazelnut, java chips and toffee syrup. It’s hard for your taste buds to imagine what these will taste like combined, but Starbucks provides top-notch flavor that’s as close to the real thing as possible.
If you want to surprise your boo with something casual that incorporates a little romanticism, try getting them this secret menu item. The chocolate covered strawberry frappe doesn’t have real strawberries in it unfortunately, but its flawless blend mimics the taste pretty well.
If you’re craving a cinnamon roll but don’t have time to make one before your shift at work, trying stopping at Starbucks to grab one of these from the secret menu. The cinnamon dolce syrup infused with the vanilla bean frappe provides a simple way of getting your daily cinnamon roll fix without having to get up super early in the morning to make them.
We all love Starbucks’ take on cereal inspired drinks and this next one is no different. The cinnamon toast crunch Frappuccino provides a “taste you can see” with this fantastic blend. With a white mocha and a few pumps of hazelnut and cinnamon dolce, you can have this drink at your fingertips!
Often compared to Oreos as well, this drink will give you a taste of cookies in edible form. There are a couple of ways to order this and many ways to customize your cookie treat, try not to become too overwhelmed at the options! For a drink/dessert combo, make sure to hit up Starbucks for this white mocha and double chocolate chip frappe combo!
If you want to relive your summer through cotton candy dreams (or drinks), then you should definitely try this secret menu creation. With a hint of raspberry in a vanilla bean frappe, you can begin tasting this cotton candy explosion in a jiffy!
If you want to have a taste of your own luxurious chocolate, make sure you try this secret menu mix! Seamlessly blended with the double chocolate chip frappe, this drink perfectly mimics what it’s like to be able to drink delectable chocolate.
Taking it back old school, this French vanilla frappe allows you to taste this classic flavor with a twist that tastes exactly like the real thing. Using a combination of hazelnut, vanilla and caramel, it’s mind blowing how great this tastes and how simple the recipe is!
Another cereal drink that hits the nail on the head: the Fruit Pebbles frappe. With a mixture of strawberries and crème with raspberry, orange and mango, you can have your very own cereal in a plastic frappe cup!
Remember when we mentioned Girl Scout cookie inspired drinks? This green grasshopper drink mimics your favorite Girl Scout cookie by combining mocha and peppermint syrup!
Who doesn’t love variety when it comes to choosing ice cream? You now have even more variety by being able to combine those into a drink form. By combining strawberries and crème with mocha and vanilla as well as a drizzle of chocolate, you can have this perfect combination within minutes.
There’s no denying that pumpkin is one of the most popular flavors in existence at Starbucks. Whether you discovered it by a post on Instagram or decided to try it after hearing it via word of mouth, there’s another way to have this drink! The pump pie frappe is a more dessert styled version of the pumpkin spice latte. Submerge yourself this fall/winter season with this long awaited, seasonal flavor.
We’ve listed a few drinks that utilize raspberry in dashes, but not a full drink dedicated to it’s lovely taste. The rich flavor will hit you like a ton of bricks in the best way possible. To make it even better, it combines white chocolate mocha and vanilla sprinkles reminiscent to cheesecake. What a perfect combo!
Much like the cotton candy frappe, this drink pays homage to the summer nights with the best treats. While this one is nostalgic to those camping nights under the stars, this cinnamon dolce, toffee nut and java chip frappe will make you realize that you can fall in love with objects (or edibles for that matter).
Are you looking for a drink that reminds you of a milkshake but has more depth? Then this super cream treat is for you. Not inspired by anything in particular, this drink blends rich and thick flavor with heavy crème. Simple and sugary, this will wake you up on those tired mornings!
For the 90’s kids: One of your favorite snacks are now available in an unofficial, secret menu edible form! This sweet combination of cinnamon and honey allow you to indulge once again in the decade that birthed you.
Thin Mint Frappuccino
The chocolate syrup and mint combination of this drink seems weird, yet strangely appealing. With two very different directions taste-wise, it has surprisingly been quite a hit! While it’s green in aesthetic, you won’t be feeling green after tasting this! The base of this drink is a Tazo Green Tea Crème Frappe with mint and chocolate syrup as well as java chips for texture. For the ultimate Thin Mint frappe, add a bit of honey as well.
If you normally dislike the texture of Twix but love the combination of flavors, then you’re going to love this edible version. By mixing rich chocolate, hazelnut, caramel and mocha, Starbucks have successfully replicated the decadent taste of the Twix candy bar.
The looks of this drink is what makes it the zebra mocha, however, none were harmed in the creation of this delicious drink. This triple chocolate masterpiece has secret menu lovers raving by combining white chocolate, regular chocolate and mocha into a Frappuccino!
We’ve mentioned a butterbeer Frappuccino for those Harry Potter lovers, but if you’d like a hot latte version to wake you up in the morning, try this hot version that offers a blast of espresso to aid you in getting up on your Nimbus in the morning.
Everyone knows about Starbucks’ pumpkin spice flavor, but do they know about the secret chocolate version? Chocolate pumpkin sounds scrumptious and now you can combine the two flavors in the scrumptious latte.
The three C’s have three crucial components to any yummy drink: caramel, cinnamon and chocolate. Imagine having all three at once? Well now you can in the Three C’s Latte off of Starbucks’ secret menu!
Have you ever had a snicker doodle? If so, you may want to taste this macchiato that was designed around the flavor of the original snicker doodle. With a mixture of soy caramel, vanilla and cinnamon, this drink will give you the energy you need while providing a delicious taste.
These two very different flavors have been combined by the powers of the Internet secret menu lovers, providing a surprising yet delicious taste. This cold version of the mix has an ombre aesthetic and an odd yet sweet taste.
While this drink sounds like it’s inspired by the James Bond movies, it’s simple a regular drip coffee with an extra pump of espresso. This won’t leave you dragging after an hour, but the extra shot is enough to keep you awake throughout the day without being too tired.
Inspired by the above, this drink gives you two extra shots of espresso on a regular drip coffee. This is the medium level, so if you’re looking for a drink that’ll give you just a little bit more of a caffeine jump, then look no further than the Green Eye, below.
If you were partying all weekend and Monday is your first day back to work (or college classes), you may look to the Green Eye for help. No, it’s not a super hero that will fill in for you during the day so you can sleep, but it is a drink that’ll give you the energy you need with 3 espresso shots. Your blood will be replaced by espresso when you’re done drinking it!
It’s not a real drug, but it should be classified as such with how much energy it gives you! In a Grande cup, you’ll not only get equal amounts of white chocolate with your 4 pumps of espresso, but you’ll also get your morning helping of milk. With 5x the amount of caffeine in a normal cup of coffee, you’ll be bouncing off the walls for days.
No animals were harmed in the creation of this drink! But seriously, if you enjoy white chocolate, this drink is heaven for you. With white chocolate, normal chocolate and java chips, this textured drink will give you a chocolate overload. (Not that it’s a bad thing)
This drink isn’t too much different than the Chai Latte on the normal menu, but it does give an extra shot of espresso for good measure (and great energy). This will help preserve the flavor but also give you enough energy without overloading.
This small drink is a normal coffee with milk at the bottom and two shots of espresso. It’s named after an undertow, which sweeps under, much like the milk is under first.
If you’d prefer a nice tropical inspired drink on a hot summer day, the strawberry lemonade is perfect for you. With his tropical tang and strawberry sweetness, this lemonade is perfect for young or old and can typically ordered by name.