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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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8601 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35206-2709
205-836-3251
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best doughnuts around

Krispy Kreme are our favorite doughnuts hands down! Get them hot out of the oven especially the plain glazed. Yum!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2014
Dranmomma
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Bessemer, Alabama
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Bessemer, Alabama
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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Krispy Kreme are our favorite doughnuts hands down! Get them hot out of the oven especially the plain glazed. Yum!

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Ringgold, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The Krispy Kreme in my hometown is closed for renovations so when we stumbled upon this jewel, we were super excited! !!!!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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228 reviews 228 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

All I can say is ----- get there as fast as you can for these Mouth Watering Treats ! The best hot doughnuts are served right here. Always fresh & delicious --- yes, always !

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GADSDEN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Get ready for moo moos and elastic waist stretch pants because it's just that good!!! The red HOT sign will make you almost wreck your car trying to get there. I LOVE those place!!!

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Smiths Grove
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stopped thru on a trip to New Orleans and the hot sign was on! Selfish and wonderful service! Drive thru was very quick and great experience

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

A bit of heaven that comes from a conveyor belt! Hot off the presses. If you have the chance, at least once, treat yourself to a true indulgence!!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Always fresh and good tasting. My grandmother is from New York city and every time she comes to visit me I have to go buy a dozen for her. She has a huge sweet tooth and loves Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.

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Chicago, Illinois
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107 reviews 107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

That's when they fry up the "shells." Shells are what are used to make the filled donuts. You can get unfilled, glazed, hot shells. The lack of the hole somehow makes for more doughy goodness. Yummy, yummy!

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Krispy Kreme is the best donut going! My favorite is the chocolate covered cream filled donut - it is incredible! We served these in leiu of Groom's Cake at my daughter's wedding.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Good crowd for a reason. Old fashioned atmosphere. I ve grown up w krispy kreme, so not a new experience. Never had one dried out. Always fresh. Worth the drive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8601 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35206-2709
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205-836-3251

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Bakery

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