How to order black coffee at Starbucks (Is Starbucks black coffee strong + more information)

Starbucks serves a wide range of coffees both in-store and via the Starbucks app. So if you’re wondering, “Can I order black coffee from the Starbucks app?” Read on to find out.

You can order black coffee from the Starbucks app and also from the Starbucks store. Until I had a chat with my barista a few weeks ago, I wasn’t sure if you could order a black coffee via the Starbucks app. During the chat, the barista let me know the various methods of ordering the beverage when visiting the store and also through the app. Also, he explained the nutritional content of black coffee including the calories, caffeine levels, sugar levels and fat amounts. Continue reading to learn more about Starbucks’ black coffee.

How do I order black coffee from Starbucks in-store?

To order a black coffee in-store at Starbucks, simply ask the barista for a “black coffee” and state the drink’s size. However, before ordering, there are various things you need to understand about the beverage. Firstly, it’s worth knowing that Starbucks black coffee is prepared with dark roasted 100% Arabica coffee beans. The coffee has a burnt-like, bitter punch to the palate and is oily. Besides the bitter taste, the flavours of Starbucks black coffee are robust, rich, bold, chocolaty and smoky.

Something else, Starbucks black coffee is served in 4 sizes; a short (8fl oz), a tall (12fl oz), a Grande (16fl oz) and a Venti (20fl oz). Thirdly, the nutritional values of the standard Starbucks black coffee are; 5 calories for all the sizes served, 0g of sugar, 0g of fat and between 130mg and 340mg of caffeine.

Lastly, know that the beverage can be customized. Customizations include; adding sweeteners, adding milk or creamers of your choice and adding ice or having it hot. Also, you can get a decaffeinated black coffee instead of the regular one or have the number of espresso shots used in the drink adjusted.

How do I order black coffee from the Starbucks app?

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To order black coffee from the Starbucks app you’ll first need to download the app from the app store or play store and fill in your details including the delivery address. Log into the app and under the menu, select drinks and then choose hot coffees. Under hot coffees, select brewed coffees and choose the “Featured Starbucks Dark Roast Coffee”. Then proceed to size options and choose the beverage size you’d like and navigate to the customizations section. Under the customization section, scroll down to the add-ins section and select a creamer if you’d like one in your beverage.

Then navigate to the Espresso and shots options and under the espresso shots section, select the number of espresso shots you’d like then, under the espresso roast options, choose the “Signature espresso roast” and place your order.

Is there black coffee on the Starbucks app?

Yes. Starbucks offers black coffee on their app. Aside from the “Featured Starbucks Dark Roast Coffee”, the company also offers their “Caffé Americano”, another Starbucks classic. A customer is also given the option of customizing their black coffee on the Starbucks app by selecting the beverage’s size, adding milk or creamers, adding sweeteners, having it iced or hot or adjusting the number of espresso shots used.


Can you add milk to black coffee on the app?

Yes, you can add milk to black coffee on the Starbucks app. On the app under the customization section, navigate to the add-in section, click on edit and scroll down to the creamers sections and choose the kind of milk you’d like.

Can you order just black coffee from Starbucks?

Yes, you can order plain black coffee from Starbucks. Simply ask the barista for “black coffee” and state the drink’s size.

Is black coffee healthy?

Black coffee is one of the healthiest ways to get your caffeine fix. The standard Starbucks black coffee has 0g of sugar, 0g of fat and calories between 5 and 15.

Can I drink black coffee on an empty stomach?

Drinking black coffee on an empty stomach is perfectly fine as it doesn’t appear to cause any digestive problems. However, if you experience digestive issues, try having it with food.

Should I add a sweetener to my black coffee?

You can a sweetener to your black coffee if you prefer or if you find the drink too bitter and smoky.

Is Starbucks’ black coffee strong?

Yes, in regards to caffeine levels, Starbucks’ black coffee is strong. The caffeine amounts are between 130mg to 340mg depending on the number of espresso shots used.

Is black coffee good for weight loss?

Yes, black coffee is good for weight loss has it has 0g of sugar, 0g of fat and few calories. The high caffeine amounts will also boost your energy and have you fueled up throughout your workouts.

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