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M J Donuts

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325 S Polk St, Pineville, NC 28134
(704) 889-5427
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Top 5

This was listed in the top 5 Donut places by the local paper, so thought it would be worth a try. The paper had a bit of a bias toward funky 'new' flavors I.e. you rated lower if you were not adding stuff like bacon or anchovies This is not one of those places. This is a traditional Donut shop... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
Sean R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

This was listed in the top 5 Donut places by the local paper, so thought it would be worth a try. The paper had a bit of a bias toward funky 'new' flavors I.e. you rated lower if you were not adding stuff like bacon or anchovies This is not one of those places. This is a traditional Donut shop... More 

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Thank Sean R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I went to MJ's on the suggestion of a friend. I bought a chocolate covered cake donut, a cinnamon roll, a glazed donut and a few donut holes. The glazed donut was exceptional, whereas the cake donut was just average. Tasty but nothing special.

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Thank LoriS22
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is always a good stop. It is not fancy. The donuts are fresh and the lady(ies) behind the counter are always friendly.

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Thank BonsterMC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

If you want real donuts that don't taste like the blah choices at Krispy Kreme or Dunkin Donuts, this is your store. There are no better donuts. This is the best kept secret in the Charlotte metro. The most amazing apple fritters are made right here too.

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2 Thank JJx5
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Stopped at M J Donuts recently. Their selections of donuts made it difficult to pick which ones to buy. The donuts were very fresh and so delicious. We actually had some donuts leftover and they were still very fresh tasting the next day unlike some other donut shops.

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3 Thank Babs254
Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Doughnuts are thick, doughy and have no flavor! Only went once and that was enough to know I will never go back!!

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Thank Christy K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Local owned, baked fresh every morning. Problem is there are too many choices. Must give it a try if your in the area.

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Thank GlennIN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

Family owned business who makes their doughnuts fresh every morning. Excellent value. Doughnuts are excellent.

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2 Thank Bucknut63
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I love donuts - I'm not completely addicted, but I've had enough donuts in my life to be able to offer my 2 cents. These most likely are the "best" donuts around this area. I do think they are better than the chains, but I wouldn't go far out of my way to get them. However, if you are in... More 

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Thank TrentFL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

Love these, so yummy, a special treat for us. The owners are very kind and give lots of free donut holes. The place is either carry out or dine-in. Families visit all the time.

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  • Address: 325 S Polk St, Pineville, NC 28134
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pineville
  • Phone Number: (704) 889-5427

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