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Old 10-03-2010, 03:23 PM
 
Location: Cibolo,TX
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According to my sister in law. This is great!
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Old 10-03-2010, 04:05 PM
 
Location: San Antonio-Westover Hills
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If it's true, then terrific--but it can also be a headache. It's so funny but cool to see Buc-ees expanding. My husband was raised in the area where it started (near Lake Jackson south of Houston) and so it's kind of a local thing for us. The Luling store is crazy busy, almost to a point lately where we simply won't stop there when we are on our way to Houston--especially in the summertime.
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Old 10-03-2010, 04:13 PM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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It's true - gonna be at 306 & IH-35...I'm not that wild about it because that's a new shopping area setting up like The Forum, and this is gonna kick a LOT of traffic into that area that's gonna be trying to get in/out of an oversized gas station.
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Old 10-03-2010, 04:23 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Isn't it a truckstop/gas station type place?
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Old 10-03-2010, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Texas
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I love that damn beaver.
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Old 10-03-2010, 05:20 PM
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If it's true, then terrific--but it can also be a headache. It's so funny but cool to see Buc-ees expanding. My husband was raised in the area where it started (near Lake Jackson south of Houston) and so it's kind of a local thing for us. The Luling store is crazy busy, almost to a point lately where we simply won't stop there when we are on our way to Houston--especially in the summertime.
It's super busy, but it's also super efficient. Even when there are 200 people in the place, I've never had to wait very long for a food order or to check out. IMO, Buc-ee's is a marvel and the marketing of that Luling location is about as clever as it can be.
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Old 10-03-2010, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Pipe Creek, TX
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I swear they have everything but the kitchen sink in that store! It's a great place to visit if you are road-weary and need to wake up!
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Old 10-03-2010, 05:34 PM
 
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Isn't it a truckstop/gas station type place?
Gas station? yes

Truckstop? No, at least from what I remember during my stops there in the past.

I think that part of Buc-cee's success is because they don't cater exclusively (or perhaps at all) to truck drivers. The format of the place seems to be strictly catered for Houston <-> San Antonio travelers.
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Old 10-03-2010, 05:35 PM
 
Location: New Braunfels, TX
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Oh, to be sure - they're VERY efficient! The Luling store would put WalMart, Home Depot, et al to shame in terms of their manning of registers, and getting customers in and out in a timely manner. And I think the sinks are in the building off to the right of the store, HCHRM....<G>
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Old 10-03-2010, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX via San Antonio, TX
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It's true! I heard it.

Buc-ee's in New Braunfels?
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