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Spudnut Shop

309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5705
434-296-0590
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Ranked #10 of 459 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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English first
Ruckersville, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

If you are headed for Monticello for the day,go early and Spudnut your morning first. I will bet t..hat you take a couple along for later. Great coffee too.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

After being told by my son (UVA student) that I just HAD to try spudnuts and being highly skeptical of the thought of a potato-based donut tasting anything other than some kind of oversized french fry without an end, I could not believe the joy that I experienced at my first taste of a spudnut "nut". Far from being dense,... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

I have been to the Spudnut Shop many times, and am never disappointed. The "shop" itself is a time-traveling experience- brings back memories of a simpler time. The overall menu is limited, but they excel at what they do. My favorite is the glazed Spudnut, which almost melts in your mouth. The shop is closed Sunday and Monday, and closes... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

1st I got a half dozen glazed, thought that the price was reasonable walked any of the store reached in the bag took one bite and turned right around and ordered a dozen more glazed and assorted kinds. I wasn't disappointed at all. Before dunkin doughnuts and Krispy Kreme became popular you had your delicious mom and pop bakery. This... More

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eastern PA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a great retro place but it's the real thing. You want doughnuts and coffee, that is what they got. Easy to get to, people coming in and out all the time. Doughnuts are great and cheap. Coffee tastes just like you would expect doughnut shop coffee to taste. Hard to explain. Great place. The kids loved it. The coconut... More

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Yummy donut-like treats. Lighter than your average donut and made on site. SpudNuts uses potato flour and that gives them their lightness and great texture.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

After reading reviews on Tripadvisor we thought we'd go a little out of our way to go try the donuts. Yes they were good but I wouldn't go out of my way again to get them. The lady that took care of us, probably the owner, was colder than the half and half. Maybe I'm just spoiled being brought up... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Fun, fun, fun! The little Spudnut Shop is as cute as a doughnut, a potato flour doughnut, that is...We got the variety six pack and the plain glazed was the best, by far. I'm partial to glazed so it was no contest, though the blueberry was good too - and they were warm. A simple roadside doughnut shop with vast... More

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State College, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Old time coffee shop experience. Had fresh donuts and milk for breakfast and enjoyed sitting at an old table among tables of older cronies who clearly meet here regularly! Limited variety, but if you've got a good flavor, who needs more!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Open the door to Spudnut's, and you know you are in for a treat, the scent of the fresh, hot glazed donuts, permeates the air. Warning! They are addictive, you can't eat just one, I know, I've tried for the past 22 years w/o success.

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