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“The best donuts!” 5 of 5 stars
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B J Spalding Bakery
760 Winchester Road, Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 252-3737
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Ranked #1 of 18 Bakeries in Lexington
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Lexington,Ky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“The best donuts!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Like stepping back in time a great family owned and run business. The long johns are my favorite caramel topped and so good!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“SPAULDINGS NOTHING BUT AWESOME!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

i have loved this place since was born!! i'm a 50's baby. dad used to get up on saturdays and get these uber-delicious donuts, pastries and cakes. people they are to die for! a lexington tradition, you must visit them....but you will have to wait in line they are nostalgic old-school. it is worth the wait, nothing in the world like them!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lexington
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258 reviews 258 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
“what's the fuss?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

A lot of people love Spalding's donuts, but they are just a big grease ball to me. People drive from miles around, stand in long lines, and rave about these donuts - not me. Spalding's has been in Lexington a long time, changed locations recently, and is doing well, They are just not for me.

Visited January 2013
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Kentucky
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Awesome Doughnuts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Spaldings has been around since I was a child. I don't know what they do to the glazed doughnuts, but if you don't get there early you won't either. The line to get them is generally long. and they will sell out.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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83 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Popular bakery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

A unique and very popular bakery. Open weekday mornings, it closes as soon as it sells out of the overnight baked goods - usually by noon. Traditional breads and desserts are very good, fans say excellent. Worth a try to see if you agree.

Visited October 2012
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