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pamd Aug 19, 2010 11:47 AM

Looking for where the best deals are to stock up on k cups. I know BB&B I can use 20% off coupon. How about other places or websites with best deals? I'm looking for best value, not best variety options.

  1. bagelman01 Aug 19, 2010 05:49 PM

    If you want large quantities of a single variety (and not much choice of varieties) Costco is best.
    But if you want the best selection and choice BB&B with coupons is best. I don't use the 20% off, but use the $5 off $15 and buy two boxes at a time. This works out to $7.49 box of 18 K cups (41.6 cents). The 20% coupon works out to 44.4 cents ea K cup.

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    1. re: bagelman01
      Bob W Aug 23, 2010 10:34 AM

      Your comments are spot on. We love Costco but for the K cups you better like the few varieties they have since you're buying 80 cups at a shot.

      We buy all of our K cups at BB&B. We have dozens of BB&B 20 percent off coupons that date back to 2005, and they take them regardless of how old (bless their hearts). And their selection is great. Another place to try is Kohl's, which is where we bought our Keurig machine. They also send out lots of coupons and they have a good selection of cups (just not as good as BB&B).

      Thanks for the heads up on Donut Shop coffee -- I haven't tried it yet and now I won't.

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      flfoodie2 Aug 20, 2010 03:59 PM

      Amazon has value packs of 48-50 and it comes out the cheapest if you sign up for subscribe & save. You can regulate the shipping interval--they email you before the scheduled shipping and you can postpone it if you want. Free shipping with this program. Donut Shop for example comes to 33 cents/cup.

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        bagelman01 Aug 20, 2010 04:51 PM

        Unfortunately Donut shop is pretty bad coffee

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          flfoodie2 Aug 21, 2010 07:35 AM

          The OP asked for best value, not what coffees people like. And Amazon offers several flavors with this program.

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            bagelman01 Aug 21, 2010 07:57 AM

            The reason I commented on Donut Shop coffee, is that in my area many retailers have had to marfk it down by 30% to get rid of it

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              Sensuous Aug 23, 2010 04:49 PM

              We buy our K-cups from QVC. We like Green Mountain Nantucket Blend and Breakfast Blend. Donut Shop K-cups are terrible, I agree.
              http://www.qvc.com/cgen/render.aspx?q...

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                Sensuous Aug 24, 2010 07:50 AM

                We checked out Amazon. Their prices are good.

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                  laliz Sep 23, 2010 02:01 PM

                  I just got 50 KCups from Amazon for $21 with no shipping charges (Coffee People Kona Blend)

        2. re: flfoodie2
          litchick Aug 22, 2010 07:34 AM

          Ditto on the Subscribe & Save option from Amazon. There are a bunch of coffees available -- I like Timothy's San Lorenzo Dark. It's the cheapest, tastiest option I've found.

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          CrazyOne Aug 26, 2010 08:32 AM

          If you want all the varieties, though, you want a web store like Big Cat or Coffee Wiz (both of which we've used in the past; Big Cat is the current favorite). They have EVERYTHING in 24-ct boxes and it runs about 45 cents each, rather similar to Bed Bath and Beyond with coupon pricing but a lot more selection. That is, as long as you spend $50 and get free shipping. And Big Cat has one more unique feature: although it's pricey at I think $15 for 25 cups, you can get a variety pack with as few as 5 cups of each variety x 5 varieties. This is a good way to try out something that you're not quite sure of rather than having 18 or 24 of something meh. (That happened recently; we both tried out some new things from BB&B, and ended up with 17 cups of "What am I going to do with this?" twice over. ;-) So disappointed in the brew-over-ice black unsweetened tea. MIght try mixing with lemonade, see if that helps.)

          http://www.bigcatcoffees.com/

          http://www.coffeewiz.com/

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          1. re: CrazyOne
            bagelman01 Aug 27, 2010 02:18 PM

            FYI>>
            If you buy a box at BB&B, try a pod and don't like it, they will take back the unopen box as unsatisfactory......................

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              tuxedo Nov 23, 2011 07:21 AM

              +1 Big Cat

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              HillJ Aug 27, 2010 04:30 PM

              I don't own a machine but my son has one at college for the convenience of hot water on tap. He hasn't bought the K cups. I see decent discounts for K cups at Staples, OMax, BBB, Kohl's, KMart by the box but I often wonder if the instant coffee is going to be stale. Expiration dates usually lean towards a month or less...but coffee, especially instant, ages so quickly.

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                bagelman01 Aug 27, 2010 05:53 PM

                generally< i find the stock at BB&B has abour 6 months until expration date, never had any in the house last more than 90 days........................

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                  CrazyOne Aug 27, 2010 09:30 PM

                  It's not like instant coffee. What's in there is not significantly different than regular drip coffee. And it's sealed in their own plastic cups with foil tops until used. They're also flushed with nitrogen before being sealed, thus ridding the cup of most/all oxygen that would age the stuff. So having these around for a few months or so even should be okay. Not going to please someone who can only drink what is fresh ground right before brewing in press pot or such, but those folks wouldn't buy such a machine anyway. :-)

                2. mcel215 Aug 27, 2010 04:44 PM

                  When Kohl's send me and my friends their coupons, we check for the person who has the 30 per cent off. That person gives us their coupon for a day and I buy my K-cups then. I calculated @ 10.49 a box, less 30 percent. It came out to somewhere around 40 cents a cup. I stock up with 3 boxes at a time.

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                    pamd Aug 27, 2010 06:28 PM

                    Thanks for the info! I was just searching & found some good deals at
                    http://11thstreetcoffee.com

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                      Sensuous Sep 23, 2010 09:47 AM

                      pamd, We have just discovered Cafe Express. Here is the link:
                      http://www.greenmountaincoffee.com/ca...

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                        pamd Sep 23, 2010 11:48 AM

                        thanks, will look into for next order. I just ordered with 11thstreet & was very pleased with their customer service & prices.

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                          greenstate Sep 23, 2010 03:02 PM

                          Perhaps this is not exactly what the OP asked for but it is the best way to use the Keurig for little money. Buy the "MY K Cup Reusable Filter" and fill it with your own ground coffee.

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