Short or tall, colorful or traditional, drinking straws have almost as many styles as the tumblers and glasses they go in! Not only are drinking straws fun and functional for both kids and adults, but they’re a classic complement to beverages. This buying guide is the perfect place to compare and contrast everything from regular to colossal-sized straws and neutral to bold-colored straws. Start here to find exactly the right straws for your cafeteria or restaurant.
Add a pop of color to your tabletop or your to-go cups with these beautifully-bright colored drinking straws. Our Choice boldly-colored straws, neon krazy straws, and neon soda straws come in a variety of bold colors to spruce up any fountain drink or other favorite beverage. Treat both kids and adults alike with these whimsical straws.
These straws offer a twisty, bendable design and convenient handling for customers of all ages. Keep the kids entertained with a straw they can bend as they please, or assist customers of your restaurant or health care facility with limited dexterity by offering accessible straws. Our flexible straws come in a variety of sizes and colors, including straws with decorative paper decorations that transform any beverage into a stylish, festive occasion!
Great for slushies, snow cones, smoothies, milkshakes, and other ice cream treats that you could eat with either a spoon or a straw, scoop up your tasty cold treats with a spoon straw—the best of both worlds! This straw’s open-ended feature doubles as a small spoon, which is both convenient for thick drinks and fun to use. These straws are offered in 8" or 10 1/4" sizes.
Enhance your operation’s sanitation with our selection of individually-wrapped straws. A great solution for busy cafeterias and dining halls, your customers’ straws stay clean and untouched until ready for use, as opposed to reaching for unwrapped straws. Our selection of individually-wrapped straws includes sizes from school milk straws to giant straws, as well as a variety of colors from traditional to bold.
These straws provide the perfect option for environmentally-conscious consumers. Eco-Product's straws are slightly more fragile than traditional plastic straws, but they are made of a 100% renewable resource PLA, also known as corn plastic, and are fully compostable. Wilkinson straws offer the same strength as traditional plastic straws and are biodegradable.
Mixed Drink Stirrers
Stirrers: Ideal for stirring hot or cold beverages, cocktails, or mixed drinks, our selection of stirrers are sold in lengths varying from 5” to 7 3/4”. A must have for any bar, our stirrers are available in black, clear, and bold colors. Also known as sip straws, many are about the same 5” length as school milk straws, but these stirrers have thinner diameters.
Collins Straws: Wider in diameter than sip straws, these Collins straws have a small diameter similar to school milk straws, but they are about 3” longer with a length of 7 7/8" to accommodate drinks in taller glasses. Popular in tall mixed drinks and cocktails like Collins drinks, our selections of Collins straws are available in black, green, and red. Stirrers or Collins straws make a great addition to your restaurant, bar, or outdoor patio!View Mixed Drink Stirrers
Storing and Dispensing
With so many straws to choose from, you’ll need a place where they can all be safely stored and dispensed. The WEBstaurant Store offers the following varieties and more:
- Wrapped vs. Unwrapped Dispensers
- Double Sided vs. Single Sided Dispensers
- Cylinder-Shaped Dispensers
Bulk straw dispensers allow straws to be dispensed to customers quickly and easily. Our selection of wrapped straw dispensers makes sure that sanitation is always a priority, especially in busy places like cafeterias, as your customers reach for their straws. Check out double sided straw dispensers so your customers can access a straw from either side of the cafeteria line. Cylinder-shaped straw dispensers have a fun, vintage feel, great for diners or ice cream shops, as your customers can lift the lid of the cylinder-shaped canister to reach the straws.View Straw Dispensers