Would You Give Dinner at Dunkin' Donuts or Starbucks a Try?

   By SheSpeaksTeam  Nov 12, 2014

Looking for a new place to dine? You may soon be able to add Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks to the list of possible dinner spots in your neighborhood. Though many of us depend on these establishments for a piping hot cup of coffee and a breakfast bite in the morning, they are now looking for a way to make bank around the clock.

Daily Finance reports about Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks’ new move for 2015 to try and compete with fast food chains giants like McDonald’s. Though word on exactly what will be on the menu is not yet out, Starbucks is expected to expand on their current small plates evening menu that consists of items like truffle macaroni and cheese, bacon wrapped dates, and parmesan crusted chicken skewers.

There is speculation that Dunkin’ Donuts will be inspired by some of their overseas menus when they bring dinner to their U.S. stores. Their stores in India offer burgers and wraps to customers. Dunkin’ Donuts president of global marketing and innovation John Costello explains, “We have a variety of products and flavors that are tailored to the regional preferences of our guests around the world such as donuts stuffed, topped and glazed with everything from rice pudding to saffron to crushed pistachios in India.”

Whether you’re dining on mac and cheese at Starbucks or a steak sandwich at Dunkin’ Donuts, those in charge think it’s high time they open their doors for dinner. Costello says, “Though breakfast remains our core, today people are seeking all-day dining, and they want to eat what they want, when they want it and where they want it -- that's why we are so committed to menu innovation and giving our guests even more options that they can enjoy any time of day.”

What do you think about Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts adding dinner menus?

Would you be interested in dining at either of these restaurants?


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lbjones89 by lbjones89 | PETERSBURG, VA
Jan 25, 2015

probably not-dont eat at either one now because the prices are too high

DHarris1 by DHarris1 | POMPANO BEACH, FL
Nov 21, 2014

I would definitely have dinner at starbucks!

simbalala by simbalala | Rockaway, NJ
Nov 19, 2014

Definitely Starbucks.

Liliana415 by Liliana415 | ESCONDIDO, CA
Nov 18, 2014

Yes I would definitely try both of those places for dinner! I'm actually excited to see what they would offer

SereneFairy by SereneFairy | BRISTOL, PA
Nov 17, 2014

sure I wouldn't mind dining at starbucks for dinner especially out with friends although I'm not sure about dunkin donuts I mean I always have seen dunkin donuts more as place where you eat sweets but if their dinner is as good as it looks on T.V. then sure I'll it a try

Cherryboo65 by Cherryboo65 | ASTORIA, NY
Nov 15, 2014

Starbucks for sure for friends! I already love their lunch items. Dunkin for the kids night out.

dogtrainer by dogtrainer | Porter, TX
Nov 14, 2014

I would like an evening Starbucks menu for when I am out and want a decent meal without having to spend the whole evening at the store.

cross1994 by cross1994 | Audubon, NJ
Nov 14, 2014

Absolutely!! Starbucks has delicious food!!

SnoopyLoopy by SnoopyLoopy | PORTLAND, OR
Nov 13, 2014

No! Gross.

diamonddiaries by diamonddiaries | Greer, SC
Nov 13, 2014

I definitely would. Now there's a reason to hang out longer that Dunkin Donut.

MommyFavorites by MommyFavorites | MATTHEWS, NC
Nov 13, 2014

I probably would. Dunkin' Donuts just seems like it would be a low-key, quick family meal, where Starbucks could position itself for couples.