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Carol Lee Donuts

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1414 North Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060
5405526706
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6:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Carol Lee Donuts is a retail take-out doughnut shop. Seating is limited to...
Carol Lee Donuts is a retail take-out doughnut shop. Seating is limited to outdoor seating during the summer only.Coffee,cappuccino,milk,and tea are available inside. Soda, water and juice are in a vending machine outside.
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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best donuts EVER!

A Blacksburg staple when it was next door to the Lyric Theater and continues now out North Main Street. Best donuts I have ever had. Beats Crispy Creme and Duncan Donuts hands down.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
sherry m
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

A Blacksburg staple when it was next door to the Lyric Theater and continues now out North Main Street. Best donuts I have ever had. Beats Crispy Creme and Duncan Donuts hands down.

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Alpharetta
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Get 'em while they're hot - and they almost always are. Worth the drive out to North Main no matter where you live in the United States. Go for the glazed, and stay for the surgary haze. Have no idea who Carol Lee is or was, but she knows how to amaze your donut senses.

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Oakton, Virginia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A must stop for anyone looking for a donut in Blacksburg. Homemade. The glazed are ridiculous. Carol Lee is an institution of this town. Although you may drive by it and miss it, keep yours eyes open for this gem!

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Carol Lee donuts is a long time Blacksburg business that makes fresh donuts every morning. And they taste like it. Plus it is in an old gas station repurposed as a donut shop. If you get there really early they have these white bags of mystery donuts for a really good price . Inside are the rejects- the between batter... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Whether you are local or just visiting, treat yourself to something sweet at Carol Lee Donuts! Years ago, as a Virginia Tech student, Carol Lee was located on College Ave, and was considered a staple of anyone's diet. Once you have had the pleasure to indulge in one of these donuts; Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts, or whatever bakery will always... More 

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Shady Springs, WV
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband and I stopped here after reading other reviews on Tripadvisor. These doughnuts are amazing! We stop in every time we're in town!

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Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

SImply delicious! We have introduced them to our whole family and everyone agrees. Sometimes getting in and out of the parking lot can be tricky.

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Blacksburg, VA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We lived in Blacksburg for several years and Carol Lee's was the same from the beginning to end, good. Would love a Maple Iced right now!

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Everyone in Blacksburg seems to love this place but I find their donuts are average at best. Meh. I've tried to like them over the past 15+ years we've lived here but I just haven't been impressed. Maybe they're just too sickly sweet for me? Obviously I'm in the minority though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Carol Lee is a must stop for any visit to Blacksburg. These are beyond compare. Love the variety of toppings and fillings. Amazing!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1414 North Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Blacksburg
  • Phone Number: 5405526706

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Donuts

Description

Carol Lee Donuts is a retail take-out doughnut shop. Seating is limited to outdoor seating during the summer only.Coffee,cappuccino,milk,and tea are available inside. Soda, water and juice are in a vending machine outside.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?