It’s a big week for fans of Wawa! The popular hoagie destination opened a new location in Oaklyn, New Jersey. Even more impressive, it’s a milestone: this is Wawa’s 1000th store!

The new location is part of Wawa’s ambitious expansion plan, the chain is hoping to have around 1,800 stores by 2030. As of writing this, New Jersey has about 30% of all Wawa retail stores in the U.S., according to

That’s a lot of Wawas in the Garden State, and that’s exactly how it should be.

Wawa store in Flemington (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
Wawa store in Flemington (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)

“It’s so appropriate that we are reaching our 1,000th-store milestone in New Jersey, where we have such a deep history with our origins as a family business and roots dating back more than 200 years,” said Chris Gheysens, Wawa’s Chief Executive Officer.

According to the press release, "the store is fully equipped with a built-to-order, fresh food kitchen featuring its signature hoagies and newest food innovations" such as:

  • Burgers
  • Award-winning Wawa coffee
  • The Sizzli
  • Wawa’s hot breakfast sandwich
  • Wawa’s new line of specialty beverages (hot, cold, iced and frozen)
  • The Wawa Bakery
  • Wawa’s beverage line of dairy products, juices and teas
  • Packaged goods and fuel services, among other amenities
Wawa via Facebook
Wawa via Facebook

In addition to being able to order your favorite Wawa food in-store, this location also offers services through mobile ordering, curbside pickup, delivery options, as well as catering services.

You can learn more about catering for your events here.

Joe Votruba photo
Joe Votruba photo

The new Wawa is located at 1006 White Horse Pike in Oaklyn, NJ.

Want a look behind the curtain at what drives Wawa employees up a wall? Take a look at this:

Wawa workers reveal the food orders they hate making the most

See the full comment thread on Reddit here.

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