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27 Best Starbucks Mocha Drinks You Have To Try

Starbucks is famous for its Mocha drinks, and with so many on the menu, it’s hard not to try them at least once.

I’ve listed some of the best Starbucks mocha drinks including their ingredients, calories, and caffeine content.

Plus, I’ve even thrown in a few secret menu items for you to try! 

Keep reading for all the chocolatey details. 

1. Hot White Chocolate Mocha 

Hot White Chocolate Mocha 
Photo from: @mhelcalubayan24

If you have a sweet tooth you should definitely try a Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha. This decadent drink contains:

  • Steamed milk
  • Espresso
  • White chocolate mocha syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • 430 calories (Grande)
  • 150 mg of caffeine (Grande) 

2. Iced White Chocolate Mocha 

If you want your White Chocolate Mocha cold, go for its iced version. 

This drink contains:

  • 2% milk
  • Ice
  • Espresso
  • White chocolate mocha sauce
  • Whipped cream 
  • 420 calories (Grande)
  • 150 mg of caffeine (Grande)

3. Caffe Mocha 

A Caffee Mocha is the simplest chocolate Starbucks drink you can order, but still tastes great. 

This drink contains:

  • Steamed milk
  • Espresso
  • Mocha syrup
  • Whipped cream 
  • 350 calories (Grande)
  • 175 mg of caffeine (Grande)

4. Peppermint Mocha 

During the holidays, don’t miss out on Starbucks’ Peppermint Mocha. This seasonal menu item can also be ordered outside of holiday season!

All you have to do is ask for the addition of peppermint syrup to your mocha. Just remember, you’ll be charged extra for the peppermint syrup.

A Peppermint Mocha contains:

  • Steamed milk
  • Espresso
  • Peppermint syrup
  • Mocha sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Peppermint chocolate curls
  • 440 calories (Grande)
  • 175 mg of caffeine (Grande)

5. Toasted White Chocolate Mocha 

Toasted White Chocolate Mocha 
Photo from: @yuya_starbucks067

The Toasted White Chocolate Mocha is very similar to the classic white mocha but it’s not the same!

This drink is a seasonal beverage that has a nuttier and slightly coconutty flavor.

A Toasted White Chocolate Mocha includes:

  • 2% milk
  • Espresso
  • White chocolate mocha syrup
  • Espresso shots
  • Whipped cream
  • Toasted white chocolate drizzle
  • 420 calories (Grande)
  • 150 mg of caffeine (Grande)

6. Salted Caramel Cream Mocha Cold Brew

Starbucks’ Salted Caramel Cream Cold Brew is a twist on their Sweet Cream Cold Brew. Instead of using vanilla sweet cream, this drink uses salted caramel cream.

A Salted Caramel Cream Mocha Cold Brew contains the following:

  • Ice
  • Salted caramel cream
  • Cold brewed coffee
  • Two pumps of mocha sauce
  • 220 calories (Grande)
  • 185 mg of caffeine (Grande)

7. Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha 

Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha 
Photo from: @cmhawks76

Starbucks introduced the Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha in 2008 as a seasonal menu item.

Since then, it’s made a regular annual comeback during the winter holidays. The drink contains:

  • Steamed milk
  • Espresso
  • Peppermint syrup
  • White chocolate mocha syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • 510 calories (Grande)
  • 150 mg of caffeine (Grande)

8. Mocha Frappuccino

The Mocha Frappuccino is a straightforward drink and one of the most popular cold beverages on the Starbucks menu. 

This drink contains:

  • Milk
  • Ice
  • Frappuccino coffee base
  • Frappuccino coffee syrup
  • Mocha syrup
  • Whipped Cream 
  • 370 calories (Grande)
  • 100 mg of caffeine (Grande)

9. Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino

Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino
Photo from: @sirenminis

The Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is sort of like a Mocha Frappuccino but with a bit of extra crunch. 

It comes with a unique cookie crumble topping and includes the following ingredients:

  • Whole milk
  • Ice
  • Espresso
  • Frappuccino coffee base
  • Frappuccino coffee syrup
  • Frappuccino chips
  • Mocha sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Mocha drizzle
  • Cookie crumble topping
  • 480 calories (Grande)
  • 95 mg of caffeine (Grande)

10. Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino 

The Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino tastes like a candy cane in a cup but better. 

This seasonal holiday drink contains:

  • Whole milk
  • Three pumps of Frappuccino Roast
  • Two pumps of peppermint syrup
  • Two pumps of white chocolate mocha sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • 470 calories (Grande)
  • 100 mg of caffeine (Grande)

11. Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino 

Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino
Photo from: @disney_guy123

The Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino is a seasonal drink that comes out during the winter holidays. Even though it’s a cold drink, it’s tasty enough to be worth trying. 

This drink contains:

  • Whole milk
  • Ice
  • Frappuccino coffee base
  • Frappuccino coffee syrup
  • Mocha syrup
  • Peppermint syrup
  • Whipped cream 
  • Peppermint chocolate curls
  • 430 calories (Grande)
  • 110 mg of caffeine (Grande)

12. White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino 

The White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino often gets forgotten about, but it shouldn’t! This decadent drink is a frozen version of Starbucks’ White Chocolate Mocha. 

This drink contains:

  • Milk
  • Ice 
  • Frappuccino coffee base
  • Frappuccino coffee syrup
  • White chocolate mocha syrup
  • Whipped cream 
  • Java chips 
  • 420 calories (Grande)
  • 95 mg of caffeine (Grande)

13. Starbucks Reserve Dark Chocolate Mocha

Starbucks Reserve Dark Chocolate Mocha
Photo from: @kdemafelix

If you’re at a Starbucks Reserve branch, check out their Dark Chocolate Mocha. 

It’s completely different from the normal Caffe Mocha because it uses high-quality Starbucks reserve coffee. 

This drink contains:

  • 2% milk
  • Reserve espresso shots
  • Reserve mocha syrup 
  • 320 calories (Grande)
  • 135 mg of caffeine (Grande)

14. Cocoa Cloud Macchiato 

Starbucks’ Cocoa Cloud Macchiato is a light and fluffy drink. It’s not super high in calories but is still pretty sweet. 

This drink’s ingredients include:

  • 2% milk
  • Espresso
  • Toffee nut syrup
  • Caramel drizzle
  • Mocha drizzle
  • 300 calories (Grande)
  • 150 mg of caffeine (Grande)

15. Java Chip Frappuccino

Java Chip Frappuccino
Photo from: @iolaus_uk

The Java Chip Frappuccino is like a frozen, double chocolate chip cookie. This decadent cold drink contains:

  • Ice
  • Milk
  • Frappuccino coffee base
  • Frappuccino coffee syrup
  • Mocha syrup
  • Frappuccino chips 
  • Whipped cream 
  • Mocha drizzle
  • 440 calories (Grande)
  • 105 mg of caffeine (Grande)

16. Black and White Mocha 

The Black and White Mocha is a seasonal menu item that often comes out in the fall. It’s a mix of white chocolate and dark chocolate for a delicious blend!

This drink contains:

  • 2% milk
  • Espresso
  • Mocha sauce
  • White chocolate mocha sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate flakes 
  • 430 calories (Grande)
  • 165 mg of caffeine (Grande)

17. Skinny Mocha 

Skinny Mocha
Photo from: @kayliekathleen

If you’re watching your calorie intake but want to drink a chocolate drink, try a Skinny Mocha. This drink contains:

  • Nonfat milk
  • Espresso shots
  • Skinny mocha sauce
  • 170 calories (Grande)
  • 150 mg of caffeine (Grande)

18. Coconutmilk Mocha Macchiato 

The Coconutmilk Mocha Macchiato came out after Starbucks added coconut milk to its permanent menu in 2015.

It’s been a popular twist on the caramel macchiato ever since! This drink contains:

  • Coconut milk
  • Espresso
  • White chocolate mocha sauce
  • Caramel drizzle
  • Mocha drizzle
  • 200 calories (Grande)
  • 150 mg of caffeine (Grande)

19. Cookies and Cream Cold Brew (Secret Menu)

Cookies and Cream Cold Brew
Photo from: @sarala.ox

If you like strong coffee and want something to cool you down on a cold day, the Cookies and Cream Cold Brew is a good pick.

This secret menu drink contains:

  • Ice
  • Cold brewed coffee
  • Vanilla syrup
  • White mocha syrup 
  • Mocha syrup 
  • Cold foam 

20. Chocolate Mousse Macchiato (Secret Menu)

The Chocolate Mousse Macchiato is an iced secret menu beverage that tastes sort of like a pudding cup.

This drink contains:

  • Ice
  • Espresso
  • Heavy whipping cream 
  • White mocha sauce 
  • Mocha drizzle

21. Chocolate Macchiato (Secret Menu)

Chocolate Macchiato
Photo from: @forcoffeesake

If you love Starbucks’ Caramel or Hazelnut Macchiato, you might also enjoy their Chocolate Macchiato.

It’s a secret menu drink that replaces caramel or hazelnut syrup with mocha sauce.

This drink contains:

  • Steamed milk
  • Espresso
  • Mocha sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Mocha drizzle

22. Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino (Secret Menu)

If you love Thin Mints and York Patties, you’re bound to enjoy the Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino. 

This drink contains:

  • Milk
  • Ice
  • Frappuccino coffee syrup
  • Frappuccino coffee base
  • Vanilla syrup
  • Dark mocha powder
  • Mint crystals 

23. Strawberry Cheesecake Frappuccino (Secret Menu in the US)

Strawberry Cheesecake Frappuccino
Photo from: @ljrosanes

The Strawberry Cheesecake Frappuccino is a secret menu item in the US. But it’s always available in a few Asian countries. 

This drink uses a Strawberry cream frappuccino as the base and contains:

  • Milk
  • Ice
  • Frappuccino cream syrup
  • Strawberry Puree
  • White chocolate mocha syrup
  • Cinnamon dolce syrup
  • Freeze-dried strawberries
  • Whipped cream 

24. White Chocolate Cinnamon Chai Latte (Secret Menu)

Another unique secret menu drink is White Chocolate Cinnamon Chai Latte.

The base drink is a chai tea latte, but it tastes completely different!

This drink contains:

  • 2% milk
  • Chai syrup
  • White mocha syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon powder

25. Mexican Hot Chocolate (Secret Menu)

Mexican Hot Chocolate
Photo from: @thecoffeecavern

If you love Starbucks’ signature hot chocolate, spice it up with this secret menu drink. The base drink is hot chocolate, but it tastes quite different!

This drink contains:

  • Soy milk 
  • Mocha syrup (ask for an extra pump)
  • White mocha syrup 
  • Cinnamon dolce syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • Cinnamon powder for dusting

26. Hipster Chai (Secret Menu)

The Hipster Chai is an upgraded chai tea latte with added sweetness, thanks to the addition of white chocolate mocha sauce. 

It’s also non-dairy!

This drink contains:

  • Steamed soy milk
  • Hot water 
  • Espresso
  • Chai syrup
  • White chocolate mocha syrup

27. Turtle Macchiato (Secret Menu)

Turtle Macchiato
Photo from: @im.yors

The Turtle Macchiato is a mix of caramel and chocolate. It uses caramel macchiato as its base and contains:

  • Milk
  • Espresso
  • Mocha syrup
  • Vanilla syrup
  • Caramel drizzle 
  • Whipped cream 

Final Thoughts

With all of these drink options, you’ll never run out of Starbucks mochas to try.

Keep it healthy with a Skinny mocha or branch out and try one of the secret menu items for something truly unique! Regardless of what you pick, Starbucks mocha drinks don’t disappoint.

If you like this article and are obsessed with mochas, why not try making a Starbucks imitation at home? Read this article to learn how! 

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Jessica Ruth Lee Fleming
Jessica is a seasoned caffeine-addict who spent 3 years behind the bar. Her early coffee days took her from the commercial Starbucks scene in urban DC all the way to helping launch a craft coffee shop in California. Today she prefers sharing her years of coffee capers through media, although you’ll find she does it with a trusty cup of coffee by her side.