Starbucks Specials: BOGO Drinks Today!

Starbucks will have a buy one, get one free offer on May 29. Join Starbucks Rewards (do that here) by 12 PM Pacific time on May 28 to get the deal loaded into your account. From 12 pm – 6 pm local time, buy one handcrafted beverage and get another one for free. Starbucks sent this message with the news.

Starbucks BOGO May 29

Starbucks Summer Game

Welcome, summer, with sunshine and Starbucks prizes from their summer game!

The 2024 theme is Dream Days, with more than 7.5 million prizes on tap from Bonus Stars, Starbucks gift Cards, and the grand prize trip for two to Costa Rica! Starbucks Rewards members (sign up here) are all invited to the fun. Play the “pop the bubble” game on the Summer Game homepage here, and you’ll get the chance to win the following:

  • Instant Win prizes such as Starbucks gift Cards, bonus Stars, BOGO coupons, and Starbucks merchandise.
  • An entry to the grand prize sweepstakes, for a chance to win a trip for two to Hacienda Alsacia, Starbucks immersive coffee farm in Costa Rica. Other sweepstakes prizes include a $100 Starbucks gift Card.
  • Your first play is free. It always is, isn’t it? Then, earn more plays by buying Starbucks or redeeming your built up Stars. Also, you can get two game plays per purchase every Monday, and a free game play on Fridays.

Good luck!

Starbucks Summer Game

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New Spicy Lemonade Refreshers At Starbucks

It’s getting hot outside, but even hotter at Starbucks with their new Spicy Lemonade Refreshers. Each one is mixed with a three-pepper chili blend for some serious kick. Get a spicy, fruity pick me up from among these flavors:

  • Spicy Strawberry Lemonade – with strawberry pieces and a spicy twist
  • Spicy Dragonfruit Lemonade Refresher – with real dragonfruit pieces
  • Spicy Pineapple Lemonade Refresher – with chunks of pineapple

Starbucks Spicy Lemonade Refreshers

Starbucks Winter Menu

Brr! Winter has made its way into our lives, and Starbucks will kick off 2024 with a Winter Menu that includes old favorites like the Pistachio Latte and newcomers like the Hazelnut Oatmilk Shaken Espresso. Here’s the full lineup:

  • Pistachio Latte: Sweet pistachio and a brown-buttery finish, with espresso and steamed milk
  • Pistachio Cream Cold Brew: Sweetened with vanilla syrup, pistachio cream cold foam and salted brown butter sprinkles
  • Hazelnut Oatmilk Shaken Espresso: Made with Blonde Espresso, hazelnut syrup, and oat milk
  • Potato, Cheddar and Chive Bakes: a casserole with eggs, potatoes, cheddar cheese, spinach, and a hint of chive, baked until golden brown.
  • Vanilla Bean Custard Danish
  • Chicken, Maple Butter and Egg Sandwich

Starbucks Winter Menu

Does Starbucks Still Have A Happy Hour?

Starbucks has historically had a Happy Hour on select Thursdays.  The Starbucks Happy Hour is available to app users on select Thursdays with a buy one, get one free offer.  The happy hour begins at 2 pm and is good on any handcrafted drink, which includes espresso beverages, Frappuccinos and iced coffees. Espresso beverages include Cappuccinos, Macchiatos, and Lattes, including the newly returned Pumpkin Spice Latte. We haven’t heard of any Happy Hours in awhile, the recently announced Thurs-Yays in September with buy one, get one free drinks sure is promising.  We’ll keep our fingers crossed and keep you posted when the next one hits!

Starbucks Coupons

Starbucks isn’t really into the coupon thing.  They get plenty of business without them.  However, if we come across any Starbucks coupons, we’ll put them up for you here!  In the meantime, you can get a free coffee if you’re a new member for the Starbucks Rewards program (see below).  That’s about the closest thing to a Starbucks coupon there is right now.  You can also save by using the Rewards Program to earn Stars towards free coffee or food.  It’s worth your time, really.  Read below for more information on how to get started saving with the Rewards program.

Free Coffee For Rewards Signup

Starbucks Rewards offers you a chance to earn points towards free food for if you visit frequently.  If you want to create an account, click here for the Starbucks Rewards page.  If you’re into Starbucks on the go (most of us are), click here and download the mobile app and you can create a Rewards account at the same time for maximum efficiency and free drinkness!

As a Rewards member, you’ll earn 1 star per $1 spent. Use a gift card or a pre-loaded card on Starbucks app as payment and double that to 2 stars per $1 spent and you will still be able to redeem your points at different levels.  Rewards available are as follows:

  1. 25 Stars – customer your drink with an extra espresso shot, syrup, or dairy substitute
  2. 100 Stars – a free hot coffee, tea or bakery item
  3. 200 Stars – a free handcrafted drink or hot breakfast sandwich
  4. 300 Stars – a free sandwich, protein box or package of at-home coffee
  5. 400 Stars – a free signature cup, drink tumbler or other merch up to $20

Starbucks App

You’ll need to have the Starbucks app and be logged into your rewards account to get Happy Hour deals. Rewards members automatically get a coupon loaded into their Starbucks app. Show the coupon bar code to your barista to get the deal.

To get regular invitations, join the free Starbucks Rewards Program and download the Starbucks app.  In our review, we rated the app an 8/10 and found that it justifies the precious memory space on the phones of caffeine lovers everywhere.

Does Starbucks Give Free Refills?

Rewards members get free refills on brewed coffee and tea.  To get a free refill show your Starbucks rewards card or your app. In addition to free refills you’ll receive Happy Hour invitations, free drink or food rewards, custom offers on items you enjoy, early access to new products and easy ordering and payment.

Free refills are available only during your visit and do not include lemonade,iced tea infusions, or handcrafted beverages, such as the frappuccinos and lattes.

For more details, visit: Starbucks Rewards

More Seasonal Menus at Starbucks

Winter Menu

It’s finally that time of the year again. Some people like summer, others like spring, but the holiday season is my forte. Starbucks is celebrating the season with new food and beverages that will be available for purchase starting November 2.
Holiday Menu lineup
Drink options this year include:

  • Iced Gingerbread Oatmilk Chai (New!) – with warm gingerbread flavors, chai spices, and creamy oatmilk. You can get it served hot, too.
  • Peppermint Mocha – A timeless classic. Espresso Roast with steamed milk, mocha sauce and peppermint-flavored syrup, topped with whipped cream and dark chocolate curls. You can order it hot, iced or as a Frappuccino.
  • Caramel Brûlée Latte – Espresso Roast, steamed milk and rich caramel brulée sauce, topped with whipped cream and more caramel brulée bits. You can order it hot, iced or as a Frappuccino.
  • Chestnut Praline Latte – Espresso Roast and velvety steamed milk with flavors of caramelized chestnuts and spices, topped with whipped cream and spiced praline crumbs. You can order it hot, iced or as a Frappuccino.
  • Iced Sugar Cookie Almondmilk Latte – With sugar cookie flavored syrup, Starbucks Blonde Espresso, ice, and almondmilk, topped with red and green sprinkles. You can get it served hot, too.
  • Oleato Gingerbread Oatmilk Latte (New!) – Only available where Starbucks Oleato coffee is served. Starbucks Blonde Espresso combined with warm notes of gingerbread and steamed oatmilk, infused with Partanna extra virgin olive oil and enhanced with ginger and citrus flavors.

Food options include:

  • Gingerbread Loaf – classic gingerbread loaf with lots of ginger spice
  • Peppermint Brownie Cake Pop – peppermint chocolate cake with white-chocolate frosting and candy cane crumbles
  • Cranberry Bliss Bar – a blondie cake with dried cranberries, cream-cheese icing, orange zest and more dried cranberries on top
  • Snowman Cookie – a shortbread snowman cookie topped with white chocolate icing
  • Sugar Plum Cheese Danish – A Danish with cream cheese filling and topped with a spiced sugar-plum spread.

Discover Starbucks' Exciting New Fall Menu

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the legendary Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks. Known as , this beverage initiated the pumpkin spice trend that took over eateries and retail stores globally. Naturally, it's back for Starbucks' 2023 fall menu, along with other well-loved and exciting new beverages. Let's take a deeper look at what's on offer:

  • Back by popular demand and tempting as ever, the Pumpkin Spice Latte blends together Starbucks Signature Espresso and steamed milk, paired with authentic pumpkin, hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. It's finished off with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkled with pumpkin spices. Whether you prefer it hot, iced, or blended, PSL has you covered.
  • Making its debut on the fall menu, the Iced Pumpkin Cream Chai Latte is a symphony of flavors. It begins with a creamy chai tea latte, enriched with a pumpkin cream cold foam, and completed with a sprinkling of pumpkin spice. It's an unforgettable taste of fall.
  • Returning for the fifth year running, the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew never disappoints. This crowd-pleaser is a blend of rich vanilla syrup, topped with pumpkin cream cold foam, and a final touch of pumpkin spice. An irresistible fall classic!
  • Bringing a twist to traditional fall flavors, the Iced Apple Crisp Oatmilk Shaken Espresso makes its debut. Taking a detour from the ubiquitous pumpkin, it combines Starbucks Blonde Espresso with hints of apple, cinnamon, and brown sugar, all smoothly blended with oatmilk. A refreshing new take on fall flavors!
  • From the bakery section, Starbucks introduces the Baked Apple Croissant. Filled with a comforting warm apple filling, gently topped with sugar, and baked till and crisp, it's a mini apple pie you can enjoy with your favorite brew. Complementing this is the return of much-loved treats - the Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin, the Owl Cake Pop, and the Pumpkin & Pepita Loaf, enticing pumpkin enthusiasts to indulge!

You can get more details from Starbucks at: Starbucks Fall Menu Page.  If you’re really into PSL, you might want to read about its 20-year history on the Starbucks PSL History Page.

Iced Pumpkin Cream Chai Tea Latte

The new Iced Pumpkin Cream Chai Tea Latte. Image courtesy of Starbucks

Starbucks’ Summer Remix Menu

As summer cools down, Starbucks' Summer Menu Remix arrives to offer a refreshing transition. Packed with flavorful beverages and delectable treats, it's the perfect way to say goodbye to the hot season. Let's dive into what's on the menu:

  • Chocolate Cream Cold Brew with Caramel Syrup in a Caramel Lined Cup: A Chocolate Cream Cold Brew with decadent caramel sauce served in a caramel-lined cup.
  • Iced Chai Latte with Matcha Cream Cold Foam: An Iced Chai Tea Latte topped with Matcha Cream Cold Foam.
  • Blended Iced Black Tea Lemonade: A Starbucks Iced Black Tea Lemonade blended with ice.

Starbucks Summer Remix Menu

Summer Menu

The Starbucks Summer Menu is here with two all-new beverages in the White Chocolate Macadamia Cream Cold Brew and the Chocolate Java Mint Frappuccino!

The White Chocolate Macadamia Cream Cold Brew has a big flavor with macadamia syrup, a white chocolate macadamia cream cold foam and a toasted cookie crumble on top. You can get a Grande for about $5.25 based on our price testing. The Chocolate Java Mint Frappuccino is made with roast coffee, sweet chocolate, mint flavors and Frappuccino all blended together. Then, it gets topped with mocha sauce, whipped cream, and a chocolate cookie mint sprinkle topping. A Grande costs $5.95 in most locations. Run in and give them a try!

Starbucks Summer Menu Drinks

Oleato Coffee

As one of, if not the premier coffee chains in the world, Starbucks has always pushed the boundaries. So, here we go again with the introduction of Oleato Beverages to Starbucks – that’s coffee infused with Partanna extra virgin olive oil.

So, that sounds kind of crazy, but Starbucks actually tested this in Italy last year to resounding success. Italy knows coffee and olive oil, obviously. So, the phenomenon is coming stateside, with Oleato Beverages hitting Chicago, Seattle, New York and Los Angeles cafes. Starbucks describes the concoction as “Velvety smooth” and “Deliciously lush”. The options hitting U.S. markets are:

  • Starbucks Oleato Caffè Latte: Starbucks Blonde Espresso Roast infused with Partanna extra virgin olive oil, then steamed with creamy oatmilk
  • Starbucks Oleato Iced Shaken Espresso: Rich espresso with hazelnut tones mixed with creamy oatmilk and infused with Partanna extra virgin olive oil.
  • Starbucks Oleato Golden Foam Cold Brew: A dark, smooth cold brew infused with Partanna extra virgin olive oil.

Starbucks Oleato Beverages

Pricing will vary by market, but the Oleato Caffè Latte is about $6.75, the Oleato Golden Foam Cold Brew around $6.50 and the Oleato Iced Shaken Espresso, $6.75. Prices at Starbucks Reserve locations may be higher, but they have more Oleato options, too. Some Reserve spots are even offering an Oleato Tasting Experience for about $50.

The jury’s still out on whether this Oleato thing will gain broad appeal in the crowded and competitive coffee market, but Starbucks has made a living coming out ahead on stuff like this. Not everything they come up with turns to gold, but it’s usually unwise to bet against them.

Winter Menu

Starbucks just launched its Winter Menu! Cozy up with some new items and returning favorites. Here is the lineup:

  • NEW Pistachio Cream Cold Brew: Cold coffee is a hit, regardless of the season, at Starbucks. This drink is a classic Cold Brew sweetened with vanilla syrup and topped with pistachio cream cold foam and salted sprinkles.
  • Pistachio Latte: To everyone’s pleasure, this fan favorite is returning! The Pistachio Latte features sweet pistachio and rich brown butter with espresso and steamed milk. You can get it hot, iced, or as a Frappuccino blended drink.
  • Red Velvet Loaf: A vanilla cake swirled with red velvet cake, topped with white chocolate icing.

You will also be able to purchase whole-bean coffees this winter including the Starbucks Tribute Blend and two Starbucks Reserve Coffees. The Reserve Coffees are the NEW Starbucks Guatemala Lake Atitlan and Starbucks Reserve Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Chelelektu, available at select locations.

Can I Get Starbucks Delivered?

Starbucks delivers with UberEats in select cities and states. You simply have to place an order through the UberEats app or the DoorDash app (for select locations). There will be an optimized menu for delivery, however, so you may not see your favorite treats on the custom menu. Click here to see if you are able to get Starbucks delivered to your current location. Plus, be sure to use the promo code COFFEE4U to get $5 off your first two delivery orders.

Where Can I Find Starbucks’ Nutritional Information?

Starbucks has a spreadsheet with nutritional information for each menu item. It is important to know what you’re putting in your body.

How Can I Get a Free Coffee from Starbucks?

Starbucks has a rewards program and customers can enroll to get free coffee. Every dollar spent is one star and at 50 stars you can get a free coffee. If you use a gift card or a preloaded card, you will get 2 stars for every dollar spent. You can also score other freebies once you advance star tiers (they count off by 25).

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