The Starbucks secret menu is an ever-evolving list of drinks using existing ingredients and creative recipes. These brilliant creations are the result of mixing and matching by baristas, trending Tik Tokers and dedicated customers. Some secret menu items are only available at certain times of the year, so this list is even more coveted by those who want to taste something new and special during the holidays.
Keep in mind that not all Starbucks Baristas will be familiar with these items, and they may have a different name depending on where you are in the world. It’s important to give the recipe and not the drink’s name. Start with the drink size, the base name, the substitutions, and finally the additions and toppings. To get it just right, we recommend having the recipe handy when you order. Whether you like coffee, tea, or neither, this secret menu list will excite your cravings and inspire your next visit.
1. Dirty Strawberry Frappuccino
It almost sounds naughty to order, but the mix of strawberry, chocolate, and espresso makes this drink innocently decadent!
Base Drink: Strawberries and crème Frappuccino made with whole milk
Substitutions: Crème base syrup
How to order: “One strawberries and crème frap, add vanilla bean powder, java chips, white mocha, and an espresso shot. Blend well with extra ice and top with whip.”
Options: Mocha drizzle on top and in cup with cinnamon dolce sprinkles
2. Squid Game Frappuccino
This just sounds cool, even if you’ve never watched the show!
Base Drink: Strawberries and crème Frappuccino
Substitution: White mocha syrup instead of Classic syrup
Options: Dragon Fruit inclusions, mocha sauce drizzle
How to order: “One grande strawberries and crème Frappuccino without classic, with two pumps of white mocha, dragon fruit inclusions, whipped cream, and chocolate drizzle.”
3. Cinderella Latte
Pickup a Cinderella Latte before the clock strikes and the pumpkin spice season is over at Starbucks. The name was inspired by Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage and is a perfect blend of pumpkin spice and white mocha. It’s Disneyland Starbucks most requested. You can order it hot, iced or as a blended Frappuccino.
Base Drink: Pumpkin Spice Latte
Substitutions: Sub half the pumpkin Spice syrup with white mocha. Order Grande, 2 pumps of pumpkin spice, 2 pumps of white mocha
4. Hocus Pocus Latte
More pumpkin please!
Base Drink: Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte (can be cold)
Substitutions: Two pumps of white mocha syrup, two pumps of apple brown sugar syrup
Options: Extra caramel drizzle, whipped cream, cinnamon dolce topping
How to order: “One iced venti pumpkin spice latte with two pumps of pumpkin spice, two pumps of white mocha, and two pumps of apple brown sugar syrup, extra caramel, with whip and cinnamon dolce topping, please.”
5. The Red Starburst
A favorite classic candy blend that delivers an unbelievable Red Starburst taste.
Base Order: Blended Strawberry Lemonade (Lemonade and strawberry flavoring)
Substitute: Vanilla Bean Powder (1 scoop for a tall, 1.5 for grande and 2 for venti), Raspberry syrup (1 pump for tall, 1.5 for grande, 2 for venti)
6. Verry Berry-licious smoothie
This Berry-licious is a healthy morning option when you’re looking for something yummy and icy.
Base Order: Fill the first line with milk, splash of strawberry juice, 3 scoops of berries, 5 slices of orange and Whole banana
Option: Whipped cream topping
7. Skittles Frappuccino
Yes, it’s Skittles darling, you can now drink them! Well, it’s as close to the real deal as it gets, and the flavor is bang on!
Base Drink: Strawberries and crème Frappuccino blended
Substitution: Vanilla syrup instead of Classic syrup
Options: Raspberry syrup (½ pump tall, 1 pump grande, 1.5 pumps venti)
How to order: “One grande strawberries and crème Frappuccino with vanilla syrup instead of Classic, and 1 pump raspberry syrup.”
8. Apple Martini Refresher
It’s happy hour at Starbucks. Have fun with this!
Base Drink: Kiwi Starfruit Lemonade Refresher
Options: Add apple syrup, less lemonade
How to order: “One venti Kiwi Starfruit lemonade with 3 pumps apple syrup, and light lemonade.”
9. Minnie Mouse Frappuccino
You don’t have to be at Disneyland to order the Minnie Mouse but match your ears with this drink when you are!
Base Drink: Grande Strawberry Crème Frappuccino
Substitution: White mocha sauce instead of classic syrup
Options: Java chips, dragon fruit inclusions, top with whipped cream
How to order: “One grande strawberries and crème Frappuccino with white chocolate mocha sauce instead of classic, one scoop of java chips, one scoop of dragon fruit inclusions.”
10. Apple Pie Frappuccino
An unbelievable Frappuccino to start your “An apple a day“ habit!
Base Drink: Strawberries and Crème Frappuccino
Substitutions: Substitute apple juice for strawberry puree, cinnamon dolce syrup instead of classic
Options: Add caramel syrup, caramel drizzle
How to order: “One (tall, grande, venti) strawberries and crème Frappuccino with apple juice instead of strawberry sauce, cinnamon dolce instead of classic, 1 pump caramel syrup, and caramel drizzle.”
11. Luna Lovegood Refresher
This vibrant, fruity and creamy refresher is catching a trendy following!
Base Drink: Venti Mango Dragon Fruit Refresher
Options: Add light kiwi starfruit base, add light strawberry puree, add vanilla sweet cream cold foam with strawberry puree
How to order: “One venti Mango Dragon fruit Refresher with light kiwi starfruit base, lightstrawberry puree, and vanilla sweet cream cold foam with strawberry puree blended in, please.”
12. Draco Malfoy Refresher
We feel so cool ordering this and are waiting for the Crabbe and Goyle Refresher!
Base Drink: Venti Star Drink
Substitution: No fruit inclusions
Optional additions: 2 pumps of pineapple syrup, coconut milk cold foam, 1 scoop matcha powder
How to order: “One venti Star Drink with 2 pumps of pineapple syrup, no fruit inclusions, coconut milk cold foam, and 1 scoop of matcha powder.”
13. Winnie-The-Pooh Frappuccino
The comfy, cozy Frappuccino to enjoy inside Disneyland or in your car!
Base Drink: Grande vanilla bean blended crème Frappuccino
Optional additions: 1 pump honey syrup, 1 pump cinnamon dolce syrup, a sprinkle of cinnamon powder, top with whipped cream and caramel drizzle
How to order: “One grande vanilla bean Frappuccino with 1 pump of honey syrup, 1 pump of cinnamon dolce syrup, a little cinnamon powder, topped with whipped cream and caramel drizzle.”
14. Honey Peach Freezer
Loving this name!
Base Drink: Venti blended lemonade
Options: Light guava juice, light peach juice, agave drizzle, vanilla sweet cream cold foam, toasted honey topping
How to order: “One venti blended lemonade with light peach juice, light guava juice, vanilla sweet cream cold foam, and toasted honey topping.”
15. The Orange Lemon Smoothie
Best thirst quencher for those hot summer days!
Base Drink: Venti blended lemonade
Options: orange juice from the grab-and-go section, vanilla syrup, vanilla sweet cream cold foam, classic syrup
How to order: “One venti blended lemonade with half orange juice, two pumps of vanilla, two pumps of classic, and vanilla sweet cream cold foam.”
16. Fuzzy Peach Refresher
Summer’s best fruity Refresher.
Base Drink: Venti mango dragon fruit refresher
Substitutions: No water, no inclusions, half peach juice
Options: vanilla syrup, coconut milk
How to order: “One venti mango dragon fruit refresher with 2 pumps of vanilla syrup, no water, no inclusions, half peach juice, and topped with a splash of coconut milk.”
17. The Medicine Ball
Strength training at Starbucks has never been more delicious!
Base Drink: Grande hot tea
Substitution: Steamed lemonade instead of hot water
Options: 1 jade citrus green tea bag, 1 peach tranquility tea bag, honey
How to order: “One grande hot tea with lemonade instead of water, with peach tranquility and jade citrus, and honey.”
18. Dirty Chai Latte
A little dirt never hurts anyone!
Base Drink: Chai latte
Substitution: No water
Option: 1-2 shots of espresso
How to order: “One grande no water dirty chai latte”/ “One solo grande no water chai.”
19. Layered Lemonade
When regular lemonade becomes passionless, order this!
Base Drink: Venti iced tea lemonade
Substitution: Ask for unshaken, no classic
Options: add strawberry sauce to the bottom, add peach citrus white tea infusion to the top
How to order: “I would like a venti iced tea lemonade, no classic, unshaken, with strawberry sauce on bottom, lemonade, and then peach citrus white tea infusion on top.”
20. Christmas in a Cup Latte
A perfect peppermint and white mocha drink you can order all year long, even if you’re on the naughty list!
Base Drink: Cinnamon Dolce Latte
Substitution: Add white mocha syrup (1.5 pumps tall, 2 pumps grande, 2.5 pumps venti), add peppermint syrup (1/2 pump tall, 1 pump grande, 1.5 pumps venti)
Options: Top with chocolate whipped cream instead of regular if you like it extra chocolatey!
21. White Christmas Frappuccino
A dreamy blend of peppermint, vanilla and white mocha for your afternoon marathon of Hallmark Christmas Classics.
Base Drink: Vanilla Bean Frappuccino
Substitution: White mocha syrup (1 pump tall, 2 grande, 3 venti), peppermint syrup (1 pump tall, 2 grande, 3 venti)
Option: Top with whipped cream and peppermint mocha curls. If you prefer a hot beverage, order a vanilla steamer instead of the Frappuccino
22. Cinnamon Dolce Smoothie
A Sweet cinnamon delight! Starbucks smoothies are blended with a whole banana, whey protein and fiber powder.
Base Order: Chocolate Smoothie
Substitutes: Ask for Cinnamon Dolce Syrup instead of Mocha, add 3 scoops of Vanilla Bean
23. Caramel Snickerdoodle Macchiato
Upside down never tasted better! This semi-sweet drink is full of caramel, Cinnamon and a hint of vanilla and served with a twist, blending all the layers together.
Base Drink: Iced Soy Caramel Macchiato, upside down (blended)
Substitution: Add Vanilla Syrup (1 pump tall, 1.5 pumps grande, 2 pumps venti), Add Cinnamon Dolce Syrup (1 pump tall, 1.5 pumps grande, 2 pumps venti)
24. Banana Split Frappuccino
Drink your favorite banana split!
Base Drink: Strawberries & Cream Frappuccino
Substitutions: Add vanilla bean powder, java chips, and whole banana
Options: Top with whipped cream, mocha drizzle, caramel drizzle
25. Butterbeer Frappuccino
A nod to the butterbeer in Harry Potter.
Base Drink: Grande Creme Frappuccino, whole milk, 3 pumps caramel syrup, 3 pumps toffee nut syrup, whipped cream, and caramel drizzle
Substitutions: We don’t suggest this but you can opt for 2% or skim milk.
Options: Adjust syrup based on size and desired sweetness.
26. Twix Frappuccino
A perfect combination of sweet caramel and crunchy java chips.
Base Drink: Caramel Frappuccino, 2 pumps hazelnut syrup, java chips, extra caramel, whipped cream with mocha drizzle
Options: Adjust syrup based on size and desired sweetness
27. Cotton Candy Frappuccino
A nostalgic pink cotton candy delight.
Base Drink: Tall Vanilla Bean Frappuccino, 1 pump raspberry syrup
Options: Add a 1/2 pump syrup for each larger size. Top with whipped cream and raspberry syrup drizzle
28. Ferrero Rocher Frappuccino
Taste the chocolatey sweetness of Ferrero Rocher chocolate.
Base Drink: Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino, 2-3 pumps mocha syrup, 1-2 pumps hazelnut syrup, topped with whipped cream and drizzled with hazelnut syrup
Substitutions: Substitute hazelnut syrup with mocha syrup
Options: Add nutmeg powder
29. Red Eye
With a potent amount of caffeine this will get you through any late night flight. Also known as A Shot in the Dark
Base Drink: Regular drip Coffee with 1 shot of Espresso
Options: Add milk or cream, make it a Dead Eye and add 3 shots of Espresso
30. Blue Drink
Add more color and flavor to your drink with this blue concoction
Base Drink: Iced Passion Tango Tea with no water, sub soy milk and add vanilla syrup.
Substitutions: Substitute milk with half and half
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Starbucks Frequently Asked Questions
Can you ask for Starbucks Secret menu?
No, there is no official Starbucks secret menu.
What time do most Starbucks open?
Starbucks locations open around 5 a.m. to capture the weekday morning rush, but specific times may vary by location.
Can you stay at Starbucks all day?
Starbuck does not have any time limits for staying at their stores.
What are the sizes at Starbucks?
The seven Starbucks sizes are Demi (3 ounces), Short (8 ounces), Tall (12 ounces), Grande (16 ounces), Venti Hot (20 ounces), Venti Cold (24 ounces) and Trenta (31 ounces).
Why is it called Venti?
In Italian, “venti” means “twenty”, which is why the drink is 20 ounces large except for the Venti Cold which is 24 ounces.
Can you earn Starbucks Rewards with Delta?
Yes, Starbucks Rewards and Delta SkyMiles members can link accounts to earn one mile per $1 spent 1 at Starbucks and double Stars on Delta travel days.
Is Starbucks free on your birthday?
Starbucks does not give out free drinks on your birthday but Starbucks Reward members will receive Birthday Rewards offers.
What is Taylor Swift’s Starbucks drink?
Taylor Swift’s Starbucks drink is a Grande ICE Caramel Nonfat Latte and can be ordered by asking for “Taylor’s Latte” or “Taylor’s Version.”
What is Ariana Grande’s Starbucks drink?
Ariana Grande’s Starbucks drink is a a “Cloud Macchiato” that comes in cinnamon or caramel, hot or cold.
Why is Starbucks putting olive oil in there coffee?
Starbucks states that “when you infuse Partanna extra virgin olive oil by steaming or shaking it with oatmilk, it creates this luxurious, textural experience that’s similar to whole milk.”
What are the Starbucks Oleato coffee drinks?
Select Starbucks stores are now serving these olive oil infused coffee drinks: Oleato Caffè Latte , Oleato Iced Shaken Espresso, Oleato Golden Foam Cold Brew.
What does Oleato coffee mean?
Starbucks was inspired to create the Oleato name from the “Latin word for “olive” and an Italian word that nods to the process of infusing the olive oil with coffee.”
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