Caffeine in Drinks

McDonalds Coffee

McDonalds Coffee
145 mg
per 16 fl oz
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McDonalds Coffee is a popular less expensive coffee choice available at McDonalds restaurants.

It has changed throughout the years as McDonalds has tried out different blends and roasts, but it remains popular.

In most locations it is now called McCafe Brewed Coffee.

Caffeine in McDonalds Coffee by Size

  1. Small (12 floz): 109mg
  2. Medium (16 fl  oz): 145mg
  3. Large (21 fl oz): 185mg

Caffeine in McDonalds coffee can vary wildly depending coffee blend, roasting method, coffee variety.

McDonalds neither lists nor test their coffee's caffeine content but uses the average caffeine content published by USDA for the standard amount of ground coffee used per 8 oz of water.

Click here to see our complete McCafe Caffeine Guide

Ingredients in McDonalds Coffee

Brewed Coffee (100% Arabica Coffee And Water)

Is McDonalds Coffee high in caffeine?

McDonalds Coffee contains 145 mg of caffeine in a 16 fl oz cup.

This equates to 9.06 mg of caffeine for every fl oz and 30.64 mg for every 100 ml.

145 mg
McDonalds Coffee
160 mg
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80 mg
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60 mg
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35 mg


Information from a McDonald's representative. See other references.