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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