With over 800 stores operating in the United States, Kwik Trip is a popular convenience store that enjoys a level of popularity in the mid-west. One of the questions we often get from food stamps recipients is this – Does Kwik Trip Take EBT? Can you use your EBT Card at Kwik Trip to buy hot food like Pizza, Fried Buffalo Boneless Wings, Glazers Donuts, French Vanilla Cappuccino or cold drinks like soda, Strawberry Banana Smoothie and more.
In this post, we will provide answers to these questions, including a list of what you can and cannot purchase with food stamps at Kwik Trip.
Additionally, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about using EBT at Kwik Trip.
Lastly, we will show you how you can find the nearest Kwik Trip store near you.
Table of Contents:
- About Kwik Trip
- Popular Food Items at Kwik Trip
- Does Kwik Trip Take EBT?
- What can you buy with Food Stamps EBT at Kwik Trip?
- What you cannot purchase at Kwik Trip with Food Stamps EBT
- FAQs about What You Can Buy At Kwik Trip With EBT
- How to Find a Kwik Trip Store Nearby
- Other stores that take SNAP EBT Benefits
About Kwik Trip
Kwik Trip is a chain of convenience stores founded in 1965 with locations throughout Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin under the name Kwik Trip, and in Illinois and Iowa under the name Kwik Star (to avoid confusion with QuikTrip).
The company is based in La Crosse, WI. As of 2023, there are over 800+ Kwik Trip stores in the United States. .
Popular Food Items at Kwik Trip
Here’s a list of the 15 most popular food items at Kwik Trip, according to Fastfoodnutrition.org (ranked).
- Fried Chicken Tenders
- French Vanilla Cappuccino
- Roasted Chicken
- Strawberry Banana Smoothie
- Cheese Filled Breadsticks
- Glazer Donuts
- Spicy Chicken Sandwich with Cheese
- Fried Buffalo Boneless Wings
- Meat Sweats Pothole Pizza
- Karuba Coffee
- Traditional Crust Chicken Carbonara Pizza
- Sugar Free French Vanilla Cappuccino
- Traditional Crust Sausage & Pepperoni Pizza
- Macaroni & Cheese
Does Kwik Trip Take EBT?
Yes, Kwik Trip accepts SNAP EBT cards at most stores in the United States.
However, there is a strict list of items you are allowed to purchase with your food stamps EBT card at convenience stores like Kwik Trip.
Essentially, you can only use your food stamps at Kwik Trip to purchase food that you are going to take home to prepare.
That means not all food items sold at Kwik Trip are eligible to be purchased with food stamps.
Additionally, you cannot use your SNAP/Food Stamps EBT benefits to purchase any non-food items sold at Kwik Trip.
See below for a list of the food items you can purchase with your food stamps benefits at Kwik Trip.
Exceptions for TANF EBT Cards
Most states issue Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits on EBT cards.
There is more flexibility with TANF EBT cards.
As a result, you are able to use TANF EBT to purchase hot food items, including the ones listed above.
Additionally, you can withdraw money from an ATM with TANF EBT cards, which is prohibited under SNAP EBT card rules.
What can you buy with Food Stamps EBT at Kwik Trip?
Here are some examples of food that can be purchased using SNAP EBT cards or food stamps at Kwik Trip:
- Fruits, vegetables, and produce
- Ice Cream
- Breakfast cereal
- Meats and poultry
- Energy Drinks with Nutrition Labels
- Pasta, rice, and tortillas
- Pre-packaged snacks
- Canned legumes and fish
- Peanut butter
What you cannot purchase at Kwik Trip with Food Stamps EBT
You are prohibited from purchasing the following items at Kwik Trip with your SNAP benefits.
- Beer, wine, liquor, cigarettes, or tobacco
- Vitamins, medicines, and supplements.
- Live animals (except shellfish, fish, and animals).
- Foods that are hot when sold.
- Cleaning supplies
- Paper products
- Pet foods
- Hygiene items
FAQs about What You Can Buy At Kwik Trip With EBT
Here are the most frequently asked questions about what you can and cannot buy with SNAP benefits (Food Stamps) at Kwik Trip.
Are Kwik Trip and QuikTrip the same?
No. Kwik Trip is a La Crosse , Wisconsin-based convenience store chain while QuikTrip is a Tulsa, Oklahoma-based chain.
In states where there are QuikTrip, Kwik Trip stores are called Kwik Star (to avoid confusion with QuikTrip).
What is Kwik Trip known for?
Kwik Trip is known for its Glazers Donuts, made fresh in Wisconsin, and only available at Kwik Trip.
They are also known for coffee.
Kwik Trip is known for its Karuba coffee. They have self-serve, touchscreen beverage machines.
These machines grind the espresso beans and steam your milk to your liking.
How to Find a Kwik Trip Store Nearby
To find a Kwik Trip convenience store in your area, simply use the Kwik Trip store locator.
Once on the website, you can find the nearest Kwik Trip convenience store by entering your Street, City, State, or Zip Code, then hit the search button, as shown below.
Other stores that take SNAP EBT Benefits
Here’s a list of other stores that take SNAP EBT Benefits, including those that accept PA EBT online:
- Trader Joe’s
- Whole Foods
- Sprouts Farmers Market
- Sam’s Club
- Save A LotShiloh Farms
- Great Valu
- Redner’s Markets
- Grocery Outlet
- Weis Markets
- Giant Food Stores
Gas Stations & Convenience Stores
Here’s a list of some of the most popular convenience stores in the United States that take EBT.
- Murphy USA
- Casey’s General Store
- Royal Farms
- Love’s Travel Stops
- Cumberland Farms
- Circle K
- Stewart’s Shops
- Kum & Go
- Murphy USA
- Kelley’s Market
- Jacksons Food Stores
- Kwik Trip
- Rite Aid
- Duane Reade
- Dollar Tree
- Dollar General
- Family Dollar
Summary – Does Kwik Trip Take EBT?
Bottom Line: Yes, Kwik Trip stores in the United States accept Food Stamps.
However, you cannot purchase hot food that can be consumed at the store with SNAP EBT.
Additionally, you are prohibited from buying non-food items at Kwik Trip with your food stamps.
We hope this post on the question – “Does Kwik Trip Take EBT?” was helpful.
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