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Starbucks 18 32.73%
Dunkin' Donuts 6 10.91%
Tim Hortons 6 10.91%
Costa Coffee (UK) 0 0%
Krispy Kreme 2 3.64%
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf 1 1.82%
Gloria Jean's Coffees 0 0%
Caribou Coffee 3 5.45%
Caffè Nero (UK) 1 1.82%
Pret a Manger (UK) 1 1.82%
Dutch Bros. Coffee 1 1.82%
Au Bon Pain 0 0%
Peet's Coffee 7 12.73%
Biggby Coffee 1 1.82%
Coffee Republic (UK) 0 0%
Caffè Ritazza (UK) 0 0%
Baker's Dozen Donuts (Canada) 0 0%
Coffee Beanery 0 0%
Coffee Time (Canada) 0 0%
PJ's Coffee 0 0%
Dunno/Don't like coffee 4 7.27%
Other (Please list) 3 5.45%
42 mg of caffeine 1 1.82%
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Not a coffee house chain, but what I actually frequent the most is just the local gas station. At first I thought the coffee was terrible, but I've grown accustomed. Forces me to get out of the car and stretch my legs. Sometimes I'll bump into neighbor friends. I often grab other conveniences. I can "fix" my coffee exactly how I want it without somebody messing up the order. I don't have to count the cream, I can just pour until it feels right. It's cheaper and has a rewards program.

I voted Starbucks for the poll based on the choices. I go there more than any of the others. Mainly the convenience of location, the drive thru, and selection. My wife is happy bc they have a drink she likes. My kids are happy because they have drinks they like. There's a decent food/snack menu. And the coffee is good enough for me.

If this was "best tasting chain coffee" my vote would be different.
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You ever hear of McDonald's? They sell a lot of coffee, probably open up a store in your area soon.
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Tim Horton's switched coffee supplier. Then McDonald's bought the prior Tim Horton's coffee and now has the better coffee of the two.
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McCafe is a stand alone store in many countries...

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I'm too poor to blow hundreds of dollars on something as basic as coffee. So I always make mine at home and don't ever buy from coffee shops. Also, the ridiculous calorie savings.

Now TEA, on the other hand, I'm a total sucker for Argo Tea (for the occasional treat). Unfortunately there presence is extremely limited and I don't live in any of those areas any more. So I just buy their loose tea online once in a while and make iced tea at home, but it's not quite the same. Mint Mojito and Green Tea Ginger Twist were the best drinks ever.
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McCafe is a stand alone store in many countries...

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Even more reason to have them. List flawed, poll results meaningless!

Also, I don't drink coffee.
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McDonald's coffee is surprisingly very good.
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McCoffee is usually ok, but maybe that's just a US thing because I once stopped in Quebec for coffee from McDonald's and it was bad. Really bad, like undrinkable bad.
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Even more reason to have them. List flawed, poll results meaningless!

Also, I don't drink coffee.
McCafe stand alone shops aren't really a thing is the US and Canada. Maybe a couple dozen locations.

Poll is fine.
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I don't like to drop $$ on coffee, so I usually drink it at home (Starbucks brand if I'm brewing, Stok cold brew if I'm feeling lazy and it's warm enough outside).

But right now Starbucks has that pumpkin cream cold brew that is SO GOOD (and I'm not a pumpkin spice fanatic) so I've been buying that a few times a week the past month.
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