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Britt's Donut Shop

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#11 Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 707-0755
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
I don't even like doughnuts but these are RIDICULOUSLY GOOD

Title says it all, I'm not much of a fan of doughnuts, probably the last type of snack I would pick to satisfy my sweet tooth. We went down there at the end of August for a goodbye to summer trip and a friend persuaded me to take a bite of one. I wasn't even hungry either, mind you. Immediately... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
serstylz2
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Title says it all, I'm not much of a fan of doughnuts, probably the last type of snack I would pick to satisfy my sweet tooth. We went down there at the end of August for a goodbye to summer trip and a friend persuaded me to take a bite of one. I wasn't even hungry either, mind you. Immediately... More 

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Thank serstylz2
Rougemont, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the doughnuts, staff were friendly and helpful. Enjoyed watching them make and cook the doughnuts they brought out to us.

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Thank Camisa S
Wilmington, NC
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The first time I went to Britts I stood in the impressive line to smoke these famous doughnuts I had heard so much about. When I got to the front of the line I ordered "one". "Dozen?" The friendly clerk behind the counter asked. "No" I replied, "just one". I paid for my doughnut and as I was leaving the... More 

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Thank happysailstoyou
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only one kind of donut, but it doesn't disappoint. There's usually a line, but it's well worth the wait.

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Thank Brian H
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I finally had an opportunity to try the famous Britt's donut. It was very good when it is hot and fresh. we ordered a dozen for everyone to try. There were a few leftover to eat later, not as tasty reheated or cold. The only downfall is the really limited hours of operation during the "pre-season" time say in April.

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Thank MrsNap08
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wait in line. Just wait. The best hot doughnuts are here. Looks are deceiving. This place serves up pure joy by the dozen. Trust me if you are close by COME GET A DOZEN!

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Thank Linton W
Lenoir, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Britt's is a total must each time your at Carolina Beach. Open during the regular season, Britt's offers the best donuts around. The best part...that's all they serve Worth the wait, which is usually not long. Great place to take the whole family while walking the boardwalk. Great snack, treat, or special breakfast while at the beach.

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Durham, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Britt's has been around for as long as I can remember & the reputation tells it all. I just wish they stayed open all year long. Even if they were open only in the mornings during the winter. This winter beach trip (Dec 2015) was not complete without a fix at Britt's Donuts. I missed you!!!

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Thank Beachfreak917
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Like eating hot sweet air! Donuts are served fresh from the cooker and it's impossible to go 5 feet without eating one!

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Thank Nancy B
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I first found Britt's Doughnuts from a show on PBS and made a trip down there as fast as I could. BE WARNED! They are only open from mid-June to the first week of August. You also need cash to pay, as they don't accept debit or credit. The doughnuts are very good and are awesome when they are hot.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: #11 Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: (910) 707-0755

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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