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Dec 22, 2009 07:27 AM

Do you drink Wawa coffee?

I stopped drinking coffee for a while and recently have been getting back into it. I've tried my local DD's, Starbucks and Wawa. The only thing I can think of is that Wawa sells a lot of brewed coffee because it's cheap as I think it's about the worst of the 3. Starbucks seems very strong and DD is not too bad.

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  1. I used to pick up a 20 oz of Wawa's coffee every morning. I went back and forth between their strongest blend (forget the name) and French Vanilla. For the price, I didn't complain, though I would prefer DDs on any given day.

    1. I don't mind Wawa. Old Nelson, which took over a few of the old Wawas in Center City sells La Colombe and the price is not bad although I can't remember what they actually charge.

      For cheap, quick coffee I actually think that McDonald's is the best deal. It is real cheap ($0.69) and as good or better than DD. The only problem is if the line is long, it is actually not that quick.

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      1. re: barryg

        $0.69 for McD's coffee? here in Pittsburgh it's $1.69 for a large, $1.59 for a medium! We don't have wawa out here, but I sure do like the DD coffee.

        1. re: Rick

          I thought this was a nationwide promotion? Maybe not.

          1. re: mrslloyddobler

            Just got this past weekend and paid $1.69, guess it's not nationwide. We were in New England in September and they had this new Green Mountain blend coffee and it was free for a day or two, then any size for $1 the whole time we were up there. It was very good, better than the blend we get here in Pittsburgh. I e-mailed to ask, and it's a New England only blend.

            1. re: Rick

              I love Green Mountain coffee- you can find it at Target or Acme in the Philly area.

      2. Of those three my rankings are DD > Wawa > Starbucks. But that's based on my tastes as a strictly black-coffee drinker. I find Starbucks way too bitter to drink black. DD I find pretty consistently palatable, if not mind-blowing, and Wawa can depend on how fresh it is and who made the pot.

        At home I'll use La Colombe beans.

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        1. re: sockii

          i'm with you completely on your ranking, though i am a coffee with milk drinker. at home, mocha java from fante's. can't kick that habit and don't want to! :)

        2. My husband knows where every DD is from here to Maine. Won't touch Wawa and will only drink Starbucks if there isn't a DD.

          1. Don't like DD at all-Starbucks is Ok but too $$- McD is good, the iced coffe in the summer is the best- order black, 1 shot cream 1/4 pkg splenda, its great-----

            -For me a 20oz Wawa Dark Roast with 1 shot half and half and a pinch of splenda. Dark Roast is the only one for me, aahhhh...

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            1. re: seagulls1

              I'm a novice and didn't know Wawa had different roasts

              1. re: seagulls1


                I'm with you. I don't like DD in the least with the main reason being is that it's so freaking hot that you have to wait at least 5-10 minutes before it's drinkable.

                Wawa is my go to place for "regular" coffee.

                1. re: seagulls1

                  i also don't like DD coffee, i think it tastes odd. if i do wawa it's the dark roast for sure, which isn't bad at all, especially for gas station coffee!

                  i really do prefer to brew my own and bring it along, though. starbucks is ok, but stupidly expensive. i like lots of milk in mine and NO sugar, blech...