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Carlson's Donuts

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7846 Telegraph Rd, Severn, MD 21144
(410) 551-7592
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Best doughnuts in the county

If you want doughnuts from Carlson's, you'd better get there before 9:00 a.m. - they sell out fast. This is not a restaurant, just a counter to place your order.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

If you want doughnuts from Carlson's, you'd better get there before 9:00 a.m. - they sell out fast. This is not a restaurant, just a counter to place your order.

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Hanover, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Simple donuts that taste amazing because of the small shop and limited quantities made- guarantee that once you try these, you will NEVER eat DD or others again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The donut shop is a small, out of the way place. However, they seem to only cook once a day so if you get there later in the morning selection is low. What you do get, however, is always good and worth the early visit.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a hole-in-the-wall place with fantastic donuts! Light. Airy. The fritters are especially great and gooey and yummy! You will not regret grabbing a donut or a dozen here. Prices are amazing. But take cash; it's all that they accept. The folks here are very friendly and humble people. The only reason I almost rated it a 4 is... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is off the beaten path slightly and in a very unassuming place in a small strip mall that half of the places are closed. Definitely worth finding as the donuts were excellent. Chocolate frosted were my favorite. Not a big place, but big on quality and taste and freshness.

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Odenton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

These are some of the best donuts I have ever had. They open at 5am, plan to be there by 6am for your pick of the litter. Once the donuts are gone, they close for the day. Since these donuts are so good, you have to get there super early to get the best selection.

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Oxon Hill, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I stopped here on a whim one morning on the way home and yes most excellent donuts. My kids loved them. Will visit again.

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Crofton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Stopped in after reading the good reviews and it was worth it! I got a mix for the office and everyone was raving. A great mix with light dough. $8 for a dozen and free doughnut holes to boot. Take a shot and taste for yourself. The chains have nothing on this small business. They only take cash, so hit... More 

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Severn, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fresh baked daily - hand dipped -- there is no lighter - fresher donut made anywhere. Don't go late and don't take a credit card; when they're gone in the morning the shop closes and they only take cash. But they do open at 5 am - and there are usually people waiting already. Great selection - and an office... More 

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Severn, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Been going there for years love the donuts the service is always top knotch and prices always reasonable I recomend them to every one

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  • Address: 7846 Telegraph Rd, Severn, MD 21144
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Severn
  • Phone Number: (410) 551-7592

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