People who rarely drink coffee are often confused by those strange terms of Starbucks, and the most common doubt is the sizes of Starbucks cups, such as Tall, Grande, Venti, etc. How should consumers choose the most suitable one? Those who like to drink coffee should learn about the Starbucks size and capacity of each cup. Most young people are proficient in ordering drinks, including choosing large, medium, and small cups and the sweetness and amount of ice. But have you ever wondered why Starbucks sizes are always different from others?
You can find details about Starbucks sizes on the official website. The sizes range from Short to Trenta cold as below.
Generally speaking, the most common sizes in Starbucks menu are Tall, Grande, Venti, while Short and Trenta require customers to emphasize when ordering. Interestingly, Grande, Venti, and Trenta mean large, twenty, and thirty respectively in Italian. We will introduce those Starbucks sizes in detail for you to order.
Starbucks Size Chart
|20 oz./ 24 oz.
Starbucks Short Size
It is the smallest size of Starbucks, about 8 ounces. It is the perfect size for espresso drinks. You should note that Short cups only serve in hot drinks at Starbucks, and although it is a perfectly normal amount of coffee, it is not popular today.
Starbucks Tall Size
Tall is the most popular Starbucks size. It is about 50% larger than most miniature cups. Tall is considered the "small" in the Starbucks world. If you want to order "small" at Starbucks, your coffee will be contained in Tall size.
Starbucks Grande Size
Grande means "large" in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and the French word. Grande size contains 16 ounces of coffee in Starbucks. You should know that it is still not the largest drink you can order at Starbucks, equivalent to a medium.
Starbucks Venti Size
The word Venti means twenty in Italian. Starbucks Venti contains 20 ounces of coffee, but it is different for hot and cold drinks. The hot Venti drinks are 20 ounces, while Venti cold drinks are 24 ounces, allowing space for ice.
Starbucks Trenta Size
Starbucks Trenta size specializes in certain cold drinks, such as ice tea, ice coffee, etc. Trenta means thirty in Italian. But in fact, it contains about 31 ounces of coffee at Starbucks, which is the largest size you can order at Starbucks.
I hope the introduction is helpful for you. If you are confused about the size options or other questions when ordering, feel free to consult with the barista, they will know more details.