Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay Expands Across Canada March 15th [u]


Starbucks has announced this morning its Mobile Order & Pay feature will further expand across Canada starting March 15th (except in Quebec). The feature allows customers to order ahead and pay for coffee beverages, food and more from their iPhone (or Android) app, then pick up at a designated area at stores, bypassing lines.

Starbucks Canada told iPhone in Canada in a statement they were “thrilled” to expand the Mobile Order & Pay feature, noting 950 stores nationwide will support it, or 89% of their stores on March 15th. The company did not explain why Quebec was excluded at launch.

Starbucks launched the mobile feature last fall in the U.S. after successful pilot tests, and later introduced it to Canada in October, starting in Toronto. In January of this year, Starbucks expanded the program to 130 stores in Vancouver.

So in one week’s time, you’ll soon be able to order ahead from your iPhone and bypass lines at your local Starbucks. If you haven’t been using this already in Vancouver or Toronto, let us know if you’re excited for this to arrive. It’s going to come in handy in the summer for orange-mocha-frappuccinosss.

Update: Starbucks Canada informs us Quebec is set to launch Mobile Order & Pay officially next year.


  • Mark Holoubek

    I work in Gatineau, Quebec, and the Starbucks there WILL have Mobile Order and Pay.on March 15th…

  • Okay now that is interesting. Starbucks PR said Quebec would be excluded, maybe there’s a slow rollout in the province

  • Jason Reid

    Let our pipeline go through, we’ll give you Mobile order. Fair deal!!

  • BCA

    I work at a Starbucks in St. John’s, NL- we’ve had the technology for a while now, just waiting for the official roll out!

  • Very awesome. Can’t wait to try this!

  • Starbucks told us the Quebec launch is next year. Let us know what happens next week.

  • Mark Holoubek

    Of course Gatineau (formerly Hull) is right across the river from Ottawa. The Starbucks in question is probably 500 metres from Ontario… 😉

  • Cyrus Wu

    yay portage!