How to order iced water on the Starbucks app (does Starbucks charge for water + more information)

As one of the basic human life needs, water remains a commodity that is underrated in most beverage stores. As a Starbucks diehard it is not surprising to hear someone grappling with the question, “Can I order water from Starbucks App?”

After a while of enjoying most of the Starbucks beverage delicacies, I realized hydrating is another very essential aspect of my diet, besides my favorite customized Starbucks drinks. To escape the hassle of having to drive to a Starbucks Store to get a bottle of Starbucks water with my order, there was a need to explore other ordering alternatives. So, Yes, you can order water from Starbucks in the easiest yet so creative procedures as a religious feeder of the store. This write-up will show you how.

How do I order water from Starbucks in the store?

When it comes to water at Starbucks for its customers, filtered tap Water is given for free. Most of this is served in a Venti but the customer is at liberty of specifying the size they need to quench their thirst.

However, whenever you are free enough to physically get to a Starbucks outlet to order your piece of hydrant from the Starbucks line of bottled water, you can use either the drive-thru or the store’s counter to place your order.

Some licensed stores would charge you between $0.25 and $0.50 for the cup, but rarely is the cup charged. In doing so, there is a procedure to get just what you want.

Step 1: Join the queue and wait for your turn to order

Step 2: Place your order at the register/Counter or voice in the drive-thru order box

Step 3: Have a preference as to whether you want it iced or without ice

Step 3: Combine the orders. When making your regular order, be sure to include the free water with it. If you are a group of people, it’s better to order it once for the entire group, instead of having everyone order one by one. This ensures a proper workflow without delays for other customers. If touched by the service and you are the generous type, you won’t mind tipping the Barista, it goes a long way toward appreciating free products.

How do I order water from the Starbucks App?

As much as there may be stores that are licensed to allow ordering the Starbucks line of bottled water, they are not as many. By the virtue of Starbucks giving free filtered tap water, it is almost impossible to order the same from the outlets via the Starbucks App. However, many clients have devised a creative means to order free water from Starbucks through the App. Some of these customers change their names to include a phrase with free water and the cup size they need. For instance, a customer named Sylvia would change their name to “Sylvia Grande iced water”. When an order in the app is placed this way, it is easy for the Baristas to know that the customer also needs a free grande iced water with the order. It is however important to note that this may not work all the time, especially

if the Baristas have a lot of orders and less time to go through everything including the customizations of your name.

On the other hand, Starbucks still boasts bottled water that can be ordered and paid for from the Starbucks App. Once in the App, you will select the Menu icon and scroll down to the “Cold Drinks” section, within which you will skim for water options. Once you tap on your preferred bottle, you will be able to see the options available and the nutritional information of the drink you just chose to order.

What kind of water does Starbucks sell?

How to order iced water on the Starbucks app
Starbucks water. Source: Starbucks

Starbucks pitches a wide range of bottled water brands and options. If buying from the app, these payable bottles of Starbucks water would have the following to choose from;

  • Ethos Bottled Water @ $1.95
  • Dasani Bottled water at $23.99 for a pack of 8 bottles
  • Hawai’i Volcanic water
  • Galvanina Sparking bottled water
  • Spindrift Grapefruit Sparking canned water
  • Spindrift Raspberry Lime Sparking canned water
  • Bottled Galvanina Sparking Water Lime


Is the Starbucks water distilled?

Yes, the water served at Starbucks is tripled filtered over the osmosis water filtration system.

How much is water at Starbucks

For the cup, the store may charge you between $0.25 and $0.50. Prices range from bottled and canned water.

Can I order just water at Starbucks?

Yes, you can. Through the app or physically in-store or the drive-thru.

Does Starbucks charge for water?

If the water is bottled from their line of options, you will be charged depending on the brand you select. However, at the store, you can order free water to come with your order.

Is there free water at Starbucks?

Yes, there is. Especially when dining at the store, there is a provision to include free water with your order.

How do I get the Starbucks free water?

When making your order in-store, include the free water and size to come with it. Inform the barista.

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