A Look Inside Dandy Mini Marts' Latest C-Store

By 
Greg Lindenberg, Editor, CSP

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WAVERLY, N.Y. -- Dandy Mini Marts Inc. opened its 65th convenience store and gas station Aug. 30 in Waverly, N.Y.

The chain is owned by the Williams Cos., Sayre, Pa. Its stores are located in Pennsylvania and New York.

Here's a look inside the newest store ...                                                                                                                                                                                                     

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The Waverly site includes a 5,500-square-foot convenience store open from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. seven days a week.                                                                                          

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At the pump, the location offers four grades of gasoline, including 91-octane nonethanol gas, as well as ultra-low-sulfur diesel (regular and high-flow).

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The store features a Dandy Pizza & Deli. All of the chain’s subs, sandwiches and wraps use quality deli meats and include a choice of cheese and Dandy standard toppings and sauces, including LeRoys, the company said on Facebook. Pizzas are freshly prepared, offering specialty and signature pizzas such as Chicken Wing, Philly Cheesesteak, Chicken-Bacon-Ranch and 4 Cheese Garlic. Burgers are made with quarter-pound black Angus patties. The Philly Cheesesteak comes from the Original Phillysteak Co. in Philadelphia.

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The c-store features "good 2 go" selections including yogurt parfaits, fruit packs, cheese packs, salads, sandwiches, wraps and more. All are freshly prepared, health-conscious options.

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Fresh-ground "bean-to-cup" coffee is available in roasts such as the Dandy House Blend, Kenyan AA, Shock, French vanilla, hazelnut and decaffeinated.

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The dispensed-beverage bar also offers Dandy Cafe iced coffee, cappuccino and flavorings, as well as hot and iced teas.                                                 

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The store offers Dandy Ice Slushies. Flavors include raspberry, strawberry, green apple, orange creamsicle, watermelon, mocha madness and French vanilla.

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The Dandy Pop fountain wall offers Pepsi products and an eye-catching design.                                                                                                                 

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The store features an 18-door cold vault, as well as f’real milk shakes and smoothies.                                                                                                        

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The store has a beer cave that promises brews kept at a chilly 28 degrees.                                                                                                                           

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The location offers an outdoor seating area in a parklike setting.