Is Water Free at Starbucks? (Do They Charge For Water?)

Is Water Free at Starbucks?
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Trying to figure out if water from Starbucks is free?

Don’t worry, we got the answer.

If you keep reading, you will find out exactly what you can expect if you are looking to get a cup of water from Starbucks, along with some other useful information.

Does Starbucks Charge for Water?

Does Starbucks Charge for Water?

Many fast food and quick-serve established restaurants have a policy where they charge for water. Is that the case for Starbucks?

According to many workers at Starbucks, they do not charge for water.

A look at the popular answer site Quora, a question was asked if Starbucks charges for a cup of water. An employee of the popular coffee company, Claire Dixon, responded with a detailed answer.

She says if customers request free water, they are given it in a grande cup with ice. There have been instance where you get venti cup, but it depends on the store.

Starbucks sells actual bottled water, if you need. You can get:

  • Hawai‘i Volcanic Water
  • Ethos® Bottled Water
  • Galvanina Sparkling Water.

This is dependent on the branch location.

People Love the Cup of Free Starbucks Water

The coffee chain uses tap water in both their hot and cold drinks. However, the Starbucks water is however triple-filtered, which gives it a very crisp taste.

There is a segment of people who absolutely love getting that free Starbucks water cup and a quick look over at Twitter will show some of their reactions.

Twitter reacts to free water from Starbucks

How Do You Order Free Starbucks Water?

Ordering free water from Starbucks is pretty straight forward. You can go in and tell the barista your order and how you would like it.

They’ll do it for you with no problems and depending on the branch, they might do it with a bit of flair.

If you want an example of how to put in a fun order for Starbuck water, checkout the video below.

I know some of you love to use the app to order. Unfortunately it is not possible to order Starbucks water on the app, unless it is bottled water.

Final Thoughts

There you have it. The water is free at Starbucks. All you have to do is go up to one of your favorite baristas and let them know you want a cup of water to go. They will gladly get you one with no problems.

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