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309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5705
434-296-0590
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent local donut shop

Spudnuts is a Charlottesville institution. It is local lore that their donuts use potato flour and hence the name "spudnuts." The donuts are very good, and the selection is pretty varied. Quality wise, their donuts compare favorably with what you could get at a major chain like Dunkin' Donuts... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Spudnuts is a Charlottesville institution. It is local lore that their donuts use potato flour and hence the name "spudnuts." The donuts are very good, and the selection is pretty varied. Quality wise, their donuts compare favorably with what you could get at a major chain like Dunkin' Donuts, although at times they can be a little greasy. The atmosphere... More 

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Larchmont, New York, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

These were truly special sugar bombs served by friendly staff. We got there too late to try the blueberry donuts but got plain, chocolate icing and 1 other. The coffee was in an old fashioned pot - which is fine - but was not strong enough to compliment the donuts. Table of 4 older gentleman in the back who looked... More 

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Winchester, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Unbelievably fantabulously delicious, succulent donuts. Some of the best we have ever had. Doesn't look like much from the outside but all the love is inside the door. And there is a LOT of love in Spudnut donuts.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This little shop would be easy to miss as you pass by! They make donuts fresh in the morning, using a dough made with potato flour (thus "Spudnuts") and I don't know how that works, but the donuts are delicious! They're open every day but Sunday and often run out by about 10am, so don't dally - go early!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Although potato and doughnuts don't really seem to mix, this donut shop has a doughnut recipe that is out of this world. Offering many different types of doughnuts, they are all fluffy and light but sweet and delicious.

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Charlottesville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Donuts made from potato flour. Do have tables and coffee. Mostly take out. Just across the bridge from the downtown mall. Plenty of parking.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

For almost two years, I was lucky enough to live next door to Spudnuts. Their potato-recipe donut and 5-item menu is a Cville tradition and there is always a line out the door on the weekends. My fave: the blueberry donut holes. Remember to bring cash though; they don't accept credit/debit cards.

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

If you like donuts, don't forget to stop by and pick up a dozen or so. If you don't like getting up early, then this is not the place for you. Which is fine because it means more donuts for me!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

like so many dining experiences in charlottesville, Spudnuts donuts are unique and special. Very Old Skool and such a delight.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My family has enjoyed the Spud for many, many years. This is the old fashion, small town doughnut shop your grandparents might remember- do not be put off by the plain Jane exterior. There is just the right amount of choice: bear claw, plain glaze, chocolate icing are standards. They only make enough to sell for that morning, so they... More 

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Address: 309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5705
Phone Number: 434-296-0590
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville

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  • Address: 309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5705
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-296-0590

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