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Carlson's Donuts

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7846 Telegraph Rd, Severn, MD 21144-1867
(410) 551-7592
5:00 am - 11:00 am
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 5:00 am - 11:00 am
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Baltimore, MD
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I have lived down the road from the place for years and never went in until this past Sunday morning. No frills storefront. My kids and I went to get a half dozen for breakfast. Great variety to choose from and all of them were delicious. Way better than Dunkin' Donuts. Prices were reasonable and the service was quick and... More 

Thank junebugsrbig
Glen Burnie, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

CASH ONLY. The location I visited was right across the street from an ATM so it worked out, but make sure you bring cash. Simple business model: be good at one thing, focus on that and the rest will come. For Carlson's this means doughnuts. Efficient staff and work space means not spending money on store front aesthetics and having... More 

Thank c0rrengc0n
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Great donuts for the office or to take on a trip and such. They only sell donuts and they close when they sell out for the day and they sell out fast. My favorite are the chocolate cake and my spouse loves the chocolate frosted. Your friends and coworkers will be crazy about them, the same as you will!

Thank Georgia C
Severn, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great selection of delicious donuts. Quick professional service. The guys at work loved every one of the donuts. Get there early because once all the donuts are sold they are done for the day.

Thank Steve E
Maryland, United States
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Carlson's donuts are the best I have had in a long time. They make the best potato donut. And their chop suey is the best too. They only take cash but if you are in area you need to stop by.

Thank Michele8567
Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Carlson's has the best donuts! I will never buy donuts from the "other" donut place again! They are so fresh. Just remember to bring cash.

Thank Tammy L
Severn, Maryland
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

It's a small shop with people who are very friendly and professional. They are helpful when picking out a variety of donuts when you're having a get together and want to have something for everyone, even donut holes for the little ones!

Thank Carole S
Severn, Maryland, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Carlson's Donuts are a local treat and locals do not even begin to compare them to the two other brands in the area. If you want a real, downhome donut that was freshly made that morning, then you want Carlson's donuts. They are just great donuts, made in smaller batches right there in the shop. They are not some fru-... More 

Thank Jack C
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

You've probably heard it before: "Want the best donuts in Severn, MD? Go to Carlson's Donuts." It holds true. I did my due diligence and found that everything previously stated about this place was exactly as expected. The potato donuts were out of this world, definitely something worth coming back for. In fact, of the dozen different tastes I ordered,... More 

Thank Ebon K
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

This small shop sells out so very quickly! Kind of a crazy parking situation but the traffic flows quickly. One way in and out.

Thank Valerie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7846 Telegraph Rd, Severn, MD 21144-1867
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Severn
  • Phone Number: (410) 551-7592

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