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It’s Mardi G(r)as: Top 5 Pit Stops in New Orleans


Tomorrow’s Fat Tuesday and we’ve got Mardi Gras on our minds – or is it Mardi ‘Gas’? We’ve got the top 5 pit stops in NOLA for you to fill-up on fuel, coffee, snacks and even fried chicken.

The average gas price this week in New Orleans is $2.38, almost 20 cents lower than the national average at $2.57! Buying gas in New Orleans on the way home could save you nearly 40 cents per gallon.


Gauchets’ Rockery Service
This gas station was named after the Rockery Inn that was a popular hangout in the 50s and 60s that closed in 1969 on the same location. The station has a full-service auto body shop attached as well as a convenience store, so if your vehicle’s groaning more than you are after a late night out, you know where to go.

Address: 722 Robert E Lee Blvd, New Orleans
GasBuddy rating: 5 stars

Lakeview Discount Fuel, Inc
If the name is any indication, people love this station for the well-priced fuel and their customer service!

Address: 932 Harrison Ave, New Orleans
GasBuddy rating: 4.5 stars

Fleur de Lis Car Care Center
Don’t want to get out of your car? You don’t have to! This station is a full-service station, making pumping a no-hassle experience! This station also has an auto body shop.

Address: 247 W Harrison Ave, New Orleans
GasBuddy rating: 4.5 stars

Exxon Station at 3400 Tulane Ave
Fun fact: If you’re looking for a place to buy Bitcoin, this Exxon station’s got you covered. They also serve Krispy Krunchy Chicken.

Address: 3400 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans
GasBuddy rating: 4 stars


Orleans Discount
Also known as Orleans Center, this gas station convenience store has some of the best “standout fried chicken” in New Orleans!

Address: 2707 Orleans Ave
GasBuddy rating: 3.5 stars

Stations on this list were compiled from millions of GasBuddy station ratings and reviews. Stations were required to have a minimum of 15 ratings to qualify. Photos generated from Google Maps.

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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