What is the best coffee drink on the coffee menu at a coffee shop? I get this question more often than you might think. Answering this question will depend on a few factors such as the coffee bar, the barista, the coffee and many other factors. In this post we will give a brief description of the top 20 coffee drinks and what makes them good.

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Top 18 Coffee Menu Drinks

Espresso – Finely ground coffee with hot water poured through the coffee at under pressure.

Americano – Hot water and espresso

Drip Coffee – Ground coffee with hot water poured through a paper or metal filter.

Pour Over – Ground coffee, hot water poured through a paper or metal filter by hand.

French Press – Coarse ground coffee fully immersed in hot water for 4 minutes.

Cafe Mocha – Dark or milk chocolate, espresso, steamed milk and whipped cream with chocolate on top.

White Mocha – White chocolate, espresso, steamed milk and whipped cream on top.

Latte – Steamed milk and espresso shots.

Vanilla Latte (Flavored Latte) – Steamed milk, espresso and vanilla syrup (or other syrup).

Espresso Macchiato – Espresso shots with milk/foam on top.

Espresso Con Panna – Espresso topped with whipped cream.

Blended Coffee Drink – Coffee or Espresso, milk, syrup of choice and iced all blended together (whipped cream and sauce on top optional).

Cappuccino – Extra foamy steamed milk, espresso.

Iced Espresso Drinks – Espresso, milk, syrup of choice and whipped cream optional.

Caramel Macchiato (Starbucks Menu) – Steamed milk, espresso, vanilla syrup and caramel sauce.

Cinnamon Dolce Latte (Starbucks Menu) – Steamed milk, espresso, cinnamon dolce syrup, whipped cream and cinnamon dolce sprinkles.

Turtle Mocha (Caribou Coffee Menu) – Chocolate, steamed milk, espresso, caramel, whipped cream and Snickers bits.

Berry Mocha (Caribou Coffee Menu) –  Chocolate, steamed milk, espresso, berry syrup, whipped cream and chocolate chips.

Did we forget to include your favorite drink in the above list? Please share it below!

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