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America’s Favorite Coffee Shop is the Gas Station

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With gas station convenience stores like 7-Eleven, Cumberland Farms, QuikTrip, and Wawa stepping up their coffee game, it is no wonder that #ButFirstCoffee is happening more and more when you’re filling up the car…or not!

In honor of National Coffee Day this Saturday, we looked to see which gas station brands are serving the best cup of joe around based on your ratings and reviews in the GasBuddy app. Our data scientists looked at more than 3 million coffee ratings covering 150,000 retail locations where gasoline is sold and found that Buc-ee’s (mainly found throughout Texas) captured the highest ratings in the nation for the second time in a row. While on the state level, Tulsa, Okla.-based QuikTrip captured the top spot in seven states, Media, Penn.-based Wawa and Framingham, Mass.-based Cumberland Farms tied for second, both with six states.

The top five states with the highest-rated gas station coffee? Texas, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Wisconsin, and Florida.

Of the stations in the U.S that have ever received a coffee review in the GasBuddy app, more than 75 percent received are positive. Additionally, coffee was voted the “favorite food and beverage item in the gas station” according to a recent GasBuddy survey.

That is a lot of gas station coffee love. Check out which gas station brand has the top-rated coffee in your state! Do you agree with the findings?


FULL LIST OF BEST COFFEE BRANDS BY STATE

Alabama: MAPCO
Alaska: Holiday
Arizona: QuikTrip
Arkansas: Casey’s
California: 7-Eleven
Colorado: Kum & Go
Connecticut: Cumberland Farms
DC: Exxon
Delaware: Wawa
Florida: Wawa
Georgia: QuikTrip
Hawaii: Texaco
Idaho: Maverik
Illinois: Kelley’s Market
Indiana: Pilot
Iowa: Kwik Trip
Kansas: QuikTrip
Kentucky: Pilot
Louisiana: RaceTrac
Maine: Irving
Maryland: Wawa
Massachusetts: Cumberland Farms
Michigan: Holiday
Minnesota: Kwik Trip
Mississippi: Circle K
Missouri: QuikTrip
Montana: Holiday
Nebraska: Kum & Go
Nevada: Maverik
New Hampshire: Cumberland Farms
New Jersey: Wawa
New Mexico: Chevron
New York: Cumberland Farms
North Carolina: QuikTrip
North Dakota: Casey’s
Ohio: Sheetz
Oklahoma: QuikTrip
Oregon: Sinclair
Pennsylvania: Wawa
Rhode Island: Cumberland Farms
South Carolina: QuikTrip
South Dakota: Shell
Tennessee: Weigel’s
Texas: Buc-ee’s
Utah: Maverik
Vermont: Cumberland Farms
Virginia: Wawa
Washington: Mobil
West Virginia: Sheetz
Wisconsin: Kwik Trip
Wyoming: Maverik