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Spalding's Bakery

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760 Winchester Rd, Lexington, KY 40505-3729
+1 859-252-3737
6:30 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Donuts are always fresh and so delicious. Lexington is fortunate to have such a great local donut shop.

Thank MelWilder
Indianapolis, Indiana
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

I had spaldings donuts first time through work and It was yum.. I told hubby and he has been trying to go there for almost 1.5 year but he never wakes up early enough to be there..ya he is gets up very late on weekends so for my b'day he made an effort and we got there by 11.15 and... More 

Thank Tia S
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

If you are a fan of yeast style donuts, this place has the very best. But be sure to get there early in the morning because they are so popular that the line can be out the door! But when you finally get them they are sure to be fresh, hot, just a tad doughy, and absolutely delicious.

Thank colleencmaggard
Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

If my wife is ever missing early on a morning, I just assume that great donuts are coming from Spaldings.

Thank John F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Having worked in a donut shop for a few years I feel that I have the qualifications to judge a great donut. Spalding's is as good at it gets! The regular glazed are the stars of the show, they have the perfect combination of what a donut should be; not too sweet and light or too heavy and doughy. There... More 

Thank nortbort
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I was with a few friends before church around 10ish. It was very busy, but I believe it was worth the wait. I got the cream filled donut and the blueberry cake donut. The cream filled donut was different than the typical cream filled donuts from like Krispy Kreme. The blueberry cake donut was by far my favorite. I was... More 

Thank Allie W
Huntersville, North Carolina
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332 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Busy, busy place! Sometimes there is a line out the door. (Bonus, if you have to wait outside, they process Jif peanut butter across the street and it smells divine.) My favorite treats are the warm, glazed donuts, but a close second would be the cinnamon twist. They also make cakes and cupcakes.

Thank niteowljune
Lexington, Kentucky
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

If you are in the mood fro a great glazed or chocolate glazed donut, then stop by here. They are closed on Mon and Tues and only open from 630am to 1230pm so get there early. The cakes and pecan Danish are also my favorites.

Thank Joe M
Russells Point, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

These are some of the best doughnuts I have ever had the pleasure of enjoying. You need to get there early because they usually sell out before noon. There is usually a line... And the staff are in no hurry to rush you in and out as they enjoy talking with each of their customers... But do not be in... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

The best Doughnuts in Lexington….hands down!! Prepare for a line, but they are well worth the wait. The glazed are our perfection, but try the cinnamon cake and whatever their special doughnut is that day….you won't be disappointed. We've even served their cakes for special birthdays and although they may look a little less fancy than other places…they are AMAZING!... More 

Thank lexrealtorgirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
6:30 am - 12:00 pm
6:30 am - 12:00 pm
6:30 am - 12:00 pm
6:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 760 Winchester Rd, Lexington, KY 40505-3729
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-252-3737

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