1. Speedway, various locations
Location: Various locations
Phone: Vary per location
Hours: Vary per location
Highlights: Not just a place to get gas, Speedway offers a wide selection of packaged foods, beer and beverages. Hungry? No problem! Just stop in and pick up a pizza, sandwich or order of breadsticks. If you’re thirsty, they have you covered there as well with a selection of coffees and teas, or cool off with a big frozen slush. The popular Speedway card earns rewards points for free merchandise, so stop in today!
2. Fat Jack’s Pizza, Lima
Location: 1806 N. West St., 2340 Spencerville Road, and 801 Findlay Road (carry-out only), Lima
Phone: West St.:419-227-1813; Spencerville Road: 419-229-2002; Findlay Road: 419-223-1600
Hours: 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: Looking to hit the jackpot? Fat Jack’s just might be the place for you. They offer beer, soft drinks wine and their famous pizzas in frozen form, but they also sell lottery tickets. Those lottery tickets are one of their most popular items, often bought in conjunction with a beer or two liter of pop.
3. Chief, Lima
Location: 890 S. Cable Road, 120 W. Northern Ave., and 2100 Harding Highway, Lima
Phone: Cable Road: 419-224-0600; Northern Ave.: 419-222-9841; Harding Highway: 419-222-6427
Hours: All locations open 24 hours
Highlights: Open 24 hours a day, Chief offers a full selection of groceries. They also have toiletries and over-the-counter medicines available for that late night run if someone can’t sleep due to a stuffy nose or headache. Stop in for whatever you need, any time you need it!
Honorable Mentions: Circle K, various locations; Wally’s Fillin’ Station, Lima; Bluelick General Store, Lima