Wawa opens 3 new locations in Miami-Dade

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Wawa has arrived in Miami-Dade.

The Pennsylvania-based gas station and food store hosted its grand opening in three locations across the county, Thursday morning.

  • 6971 S.W. 24th St.
  • 11990 S.W. 137th St.
  • 11101 S.W. 184th St.

Crowds quickly amassed at the locations as people tried to get in on cheap gas and their famous hoagies.

“There’s a ton of excitement. I mean, it’s a good feeling, you know? The Wawa is finally open,” said customer Albie Hernandez. “We get hoagies and the shakes and the slurpies. It’s a very exciting moment.”

Frequent travelers who love going to Wawa convenience stores up north were especially excited.

“When we go up north, we always stop at a Wawa because it’s a Wawa!” said shopper Liz Hernandez. “You could kill two hours at a Wawa.”

Regular gas was just $2.25 at the West Perrine Wawa.

The average gas price in the county is $2.78, according to AAA.

The Miami Herald reported the Coral Way location has pastelitos, empanadas and even a ventanita for all your espresso needs.

Wawa has more plans to expand in the future with a total of 50 stores in South Florida.

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