What baristas and coffee experts actually order at coffee shops – INSIDER

  • INSIDER consulted baristas and coffee experts alike to get the best tips on how to order coffee like a pro.
  • Stick to black coffee to gauge the quality of a coffee shop and enjoy the flavor of your beans.
  • Dark roasts can help protect a sensitive stomach.
  • Maximize value by skipping milk and syrups.
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When it comes to ordering coffee like a pro, baristas definitely have the advantage. They know all about what goes into a great cup of coffee, from the real difference between dark and light roast to just how hot to serve a latte.

INSIDER consulted with baristas and coffee experts to learn what they actually order from coffee shops and what they avoid at all costs.