Convenience stores

10 Most Popular Convenience Stores, Delis, and Bodegas in New York City

New Yorkers love their convenience stores. You can spark a heated debate in just about any neighborhood in town by asking someone which bodega, deli, or convenience store they swear allegiance to. But which ones come out on top?

We have some insights thanks to a new study from GrubHub that shows the top 10 most popular convenience stores in town based on order data on the platform. While this is just one way of looking at the popularity of convenience stores — after all, many aren’t on the platform at all — it does show where customers are ordering the most.

New York’s #1 convenience store on GrubHub is none other than Duke Ellington Gourmet Deli on the Upper West Side. Bread & Butter, with various locations in Midtown Manhattan, took second place. Queens’ most popular entry is Steinway Gourmet Deli in Astoria, while Brooklyn Standard in Greenpoint represented Brooklyn.

Here are the most popular delis in New York City according to GrubHub:

  1. Duke Ellington Gourmet Deli (Upper West Side, Manhattan)
  2. Bread & Butter (Various Midtown, Manhattan locations)
  3. 7-Eleven (Various locations)
  4. Savory caterer and grocery store (Hamilton Heights, Manhattan)
  5. 7 Brothers Famous Deli (Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan)
  6. East Village Farm and Grocery Store (East Village, Manhattan)
  7. NY Grill & Deli (various East Side, Manhattan locations)
  8. Steinway Gourmet Deli (Astoria, Queens)
  9. Skyline Gourmet Deli (Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan)
  10. Brooklyn Standard (Greenpoint, Brooklyn)

When it comes to snacks, New Yorkers are fanatics for chips, with Doritos ranking second and Cheetos third.

Here are the most popular convenience store snacks in New York:

  1. Kettle crisps
  2. Doritos (nacho cheese)
  3. Cheetos
  4. gummi bear
  5. Hot fries
  6. Bananas
  7. Pop corn
  8. Oreo
  9. M&M’s
  10. Skittles

Candy also attracts heated debate, but in New York, it’s Snickers above all else. Twix and Skittles complete the top three.

Here are the most popular convenience store candies in New York:

  1. Snickers
  2. Twix
  3. Skittles
  4. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  5. M&M’s
  6. gummy bears
  7. Chex Blend
  8. Kit-Kat
  9. star burst
  10. Sweet and sour straws