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100 Most Perfect American Pit Stops in 2018

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We have all experienced that glorious feeling of walking into a gas station, tired and hungry, and to be greeted with bright shiny aisles full of treats. A great gas station can improve any journey long or short and today we reveal the best-of-the-best in the United States in 2018.

Hey, gas stations have a bad rap, but we know there are many a-m-a-z-i-n-g stations out there going above and beyond. Our data scientist looked through the millions of ratings and reviews submitted by you and found that these gas stations represent where you can enjoy excellent customer service, delicious coffee, a clean restroom, and a perfect pumping experience.

Highlights

  • The 5 Star Experience: Forty-two of the stations have perfect 5-star ratings, making them the top pit stops in the United States.
  • Top Pit Stop State: Texas! The state has 18 top rated pit stops, 12 of those being Buc-ee’s locations. Texas is followed by Florida (11) and Pennsylvania (5). Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Washington, and Wisconsin are all tied with 4 top-rated stations.
  • Top Pit Stop Brand: Texas-based Buc-ee’s has the most stations on the list (12), followed by QuikTrip (11), Wawa (6) and Shell (6).
  • Southern Charm: The South is the region with the most top-rated gas stations, with more than half (52) of the top 100 gas stations located there! The South is followed by the Midwest (24), the Northeast (13) and the West (11).

Top Pit Stop Perks

In addition to their excellent overall ratings, these pit stops have created a buzz with unique aspects of their station experience!

  • #2, #10, and #90 add a personal touch to their stations by including the owner’s name in the title (thanks Frank, Bobby and Ron!)
  • #12 has excellent cajun fried chicken, according to GasBuddy users xkeil and dwd0403.
  • #13 satisfies customers with a top-notch car wash
  • #38 has its own ‘Taco Corner’, with GasBuddies raving about their tacos and burgers


GasBuddy Most Perfect American Pit Stops
Left to Right: Haymakers in Champaign, Ill. – dbsg.com, Wawa in Lithia, Fla. – Jason Olson, Google. QuikTrip in Derby, Kan. – QuikTrip. Maverik in Sunset, Utah – Dov Kahn, Google. Buc-ee’s Truck in Fort Worth, Texas – Mark DeMoss, Google

Complete List

  1. Kwik Trip, 16751 Fish Point Rd SE, Prior Lake, MN
  2. Frank’s Trading Post, 700 Main St, Tyndall, SD
  3. Texaco, 1996 Corinth Rd, Newnan, GA
  4. Maverik, 730 South Main Street, Snowflake, AZ
  5. Sunoco, 375 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Woodcliff Lake, NJ
  6. Mobil, 4878 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg, NY
  7. Acme General Store, 2035 Valley Hwy, Acme, WA
  8. Phillips 66, 1501 SW US-40, Blue Springs, MO
  9. Sheetz, 11 W Main St, Everett, PA
  10. Bobby’s Food Mart, 4009 US-41 N, Bryon, GA
  11. QuikTrip, 1430 Nelson Dr, Derby, KS
  12. Buddies, 1621 FM-1431, Kingsland, TX
  13. Admiral, 1100 W Grand River Ave, Williamston, MI
  14. Valero, 1500 Main St, Winfield, KS
  15. Marathon, 920 Holland Ave, Philadelphia, PA
  16. Mobil, 840 Elmont Rd, Elmont, NY
  17. Sunoco, 2440 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT
  18. Casey’s, 215 Elm St W, Annandale, MN
  19. BP, 4 Whiting St, Hingham, MA
  20. Kwik Trip, 8690 Hwy 51 North, Minocqua, WI
  21. Five Star Food Mart, 302 W Main St, Elkton, KY
  22. Loaf ‘N Jug, 1225 Central Ave W, Great Falls, MT
  23. Shell, 5301 Granny White Pike, Brentwood, TN
  24. Chevron, 2000 Boonville Rd, College Station, TX
  25. Kwik Trip, 380 Sandstone Dr NW, Eyota, MN
  26. Casey’s, 500 W Main St, Seymour, IA
  27. Shell, 4401 N AR-7, Hot Springs Village, AR
  28. Chevron, 510 US-80 E, Demopolis, AL
  29. QuikTrip, 3520 N Oliver St, Wichita, KS
  30. Mobil, 1209 Greenview Dr, Lynchburg, VA
  31. Green Valley Convenient Store, 3737 Lawson Rd, Ijamsville, MD
  32. Maverik, 1843 North Main Street, Sunset, UT
  33. Sheetz, 3315 Beale Ave, Altoona, PA
  34. Sunoco, 2 Ln Hill Rd, Tunkhannock, PA
  35. D & R Kwik Stop, 1780 Kowaliga Rd, Eclectic, AL
  36. Dam Store, 71 Margretts Cir, Cropwell, AL
  37. Sheetz, 820 S Eagle Valley Rd, Bellefonte, PA
  38. Chevron, 9963 SH-159 E, Bellville, TX
  39. Kwik Trip, 10219 WI-16, Sparta, WI
  40. Shell, 9125 Paradise Lake Rd, Maltby, WA
  41. US Eh Gas & Convenience Store, 27007 US-395, Laurier, WA
  42. Shell, 1107 N Main St, Marion, WI
  43. Buc-ee’s, 15901 North Fwy, Fort Worth, TX
  44. Buc-ee’s, 2760 IH-35 N, New Braunfels, TX
  45. Buc-ee’s, 506 IH-20 W, Terrell, TX
  46. Buc-ee’s, 4155 N General Bruce Dr, Temple, TX
  47. Buc-ee’s, 27700 Katy Fwy, Katy, TX
  48. Buc-ee’s, 6201 IH-45, Texas City, TX
  49. Buc-ee’s, 1700 SH-71, Bastrop, TX
  50. Wawa, 12750 Walsingham Rd, Largo, FL
  51. Buc-ee’s, 4080 East Fwy, Baytown, TX
  52. Buc-ee’s, 40900 US-290, Waller, TX
  53. QuikTrip, 105 Spartangreen Blvd, Duncan, SC
  54. Haymakers, 202 Devonshire Dr, Champaign, IL
  55. GetGo, 6911 South Ave, Boardman, OH
  56. QuikTrip, 8320 Charlotte Hwy, Fort Mill, SC
  57. Phillips 66, 128 W Main St, Gas City, IN
  58. Wawa, 1145 Virginia Dr, Fort Washington, PA
  59. CITGO, 451 Grattan St, Chicopee, MA
  60. Speedway, 2381 US Hwy 23 N, Delaware, OH
  61. RaceTrac, 2511 FL-207, St Augustine, FL
  62. QuikTrip, 9565 Charlotte Hwy, Fort Mill, SC
  63. Beacon, 260 N Yosemite Ave, Oakdale, CA
  64. Wawa, 2224 Bloomingdale Ave, Valrico, FL
  65. Buc-ee’s, 598 SH-332 E, Lake Jackson, TX
  66. QuikTrip, 11045 N Oracle Rd, Oro Valley, AZ
  67. QuikTrip, 339 N Power Rd, Mesa, AZ
  68. Gate, 3011 International Golf Pkwy, St Augustine, FL
  69. Wawa, 919 W FL-436, Altamonte Springs, FL
  70. Sheetz, 2415 Lee Hwy, Bristol, VA
  71. Wawa, 13585 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL
  72. Mobil, 9206 S CR-125, Glen St. Mary, FL
  73. Hy-Vee, 16144 Pilot Knob Rd, Lakeville, MN
  74. RaceTrac, 1690 N Broadway Ave, Bartow, FL
  75. Marathon, 9690 NW 25th St, Doral, FL
  76. BP, 4999 Carolina Forest Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC
  77. RaceTrac, 1550 S Morgan St, Granbury, TX
  78. Buc-ee’s, 10484 US-59, Wharton, TX
  79. Buc-ee’s, 10070 W IH-10, Luling, TX
  80. Buc-ee’s, 2800 S IH-35E, Denton, TX
  81. Shell, 600 NJ-33 E, East Windsor, IL
  82. QuikTrip, 605 W Bethalto Dr, Bethalto, IL
  83. Maverik, 901 Penrod Road, Show Low, AZ
  84. Parker’s, 4219 Augusta Rd, Garden City, GA
  85. Kwik Trip, 1750 S Silverbrook Dr, West Bend, WI
  86. QuikTrip, 1640 S 5th St, St. Charles, MO
  87. Mobil, 3338 N. Main St., Rockford, IL
  88. Exxon, 10206 New Hampshire Ave, Hillandale, MD
  89. Pic N Pac, 5187 Henry St, Norton Shores, MI
  90. Rons Food Mart, 1821 S Washington St, Kennewick, WA
  91. Marathon, 301 Walden Ave, Tiltonsville, OH
  92. QuikTrip, 411 W MO-92, Kearney, MO
  93. Sheetz, 151 Wagner Rd, Petersburg, VA
  94. Quick Chek, 410 NJ-31 S, Ringoes, NJ
  95. BP, 9666 Watson Rd, Crestwood, MO
  96. Wawa, 10308 SW Tradition Pkwy, Port St Lucie, FL
  97. QuikTrip, 1590 E Broad St, Mansfield, TX
  98. Marathon, 500 W Main St, New Lebanon, OH
  99. Eagle, 1700 Capps Landing, Opelika, AL
  100. Shell, 9551 San Jose Blvd, Mandarin, FL

Methodology
GasBuddy’s data science team compiled the findings by examining gas stations in the United States with at least 50 lifetime ratings in the “overall” category in 2018. Gas stations are ranked by their average rating in the “overall” category and secondarily ranked by the number of ratings submitted.

GasBuddy is a company that connects drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop. As the leading source for crowdsourced, real-time fuel prices at more than 150,000 gas station convenience stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia, millions of drivers use the GasBuddy app and website every day to find gas station convenience stores based on fuel prices, location and ratings/reviews. GasBuddy’s first-of-its-kind fuel savings program, Pay with GasBuddy, has saved Americans more than $4.5 million at the pumps since its launch in 2017.

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