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7-Eleven Cafe
7-Eleven operates almost 10,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada.  |  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The convenience store probably best known for the Slurpee is hoping customers will want to linger as it introduces a restaurant and cafe.

7-Eleven has debuted a new concept selling coffee drinks and smoothies at one of its Dallas-area locations, reports the Oak Cliff Advocate.

The store also features restaurant Laredo Taco Co., which came with 7-Eleven’s purchase of gas station chain Sunoco and its 1,000 locations, and a bar offering wine and craft beer that can be consumed on site or taken home in growlers, per the Advocate.

The Dallas Morning News says the test store has been revamped with indoor and outdoor dining areas.


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