These gas stations offer food worthy of long stops – and you might even drive out of the way for them. Here are 10 of the best across the United States.
Dating back to the 1920s, Sunrise Grocery boils its green peanuts until they become soft, with spices sometimes added.
The po'boys here are made with flaky French bread, filled with everything from fried shrimp to hot sausage to roast beef with gravy.
Found at gas stations around the Midwest, breakfast pizza has a basic crust topped with egg, cheese and sausage. Casey's has versions with sausage, bacon or veggies.
Nicknamed "The Chimi," the burrito at Allsup’s comes in beef and bean or chicken versions, conveniently wrapped and ready to eat.
Whoopie pies at Gott's are an essential road trip stop. The dessert is made of two soft cookies or pieces of cake with frosting in between.
The kolach resembles a yeast dinner roll that has been stuffed with sweet or savory flavors like cheese, jam or sausage and jalapenos. Slovacek's offers 35 flavors of this pastry.
In the musubi at Aloha Island Mart, Spam is placed atop rice and wrapped in nori, making it a form of onigiri. It can be found throughout the Hawaiian islands.
Thanks to its coastal locale, this humble gas station restaurant on the PCH has a seafood-heavy menu including classic fish tacos.
Grab an Appalachian pepperoni roll at Mid Atlantic Market. Made up of a yeast roll stuffed with pepperoni, they can be served at room temperature or warmed.
Set inside Lee County’s oldest gas station, King Chicken is known for its golden fried chicken, especially alongside a biscuit topped with honey butter.