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Paul's Pastry Shop

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822 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215-3814
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

One look, one bite will tell you this place is the real deal. No machines here...just good quality donuts and pastry. Very nice young lady behind the counter was very patient with a first time guest. Got a donut for there and one for later. Both were excellent. They had other pastry and lots of cookies too. A real gem.

Thank Ginny B
Burlington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Take the best birthday cake u have ever tasted. One with the highest quality butter cream icing. Like at a $10,000 wedding. Well.............they take that kind of icing and stuff the donuts with it. Nuff said! well I will add this - theres a 50% off shelf - where you can rack up a good score without having to worry... More 

1 Thank AcePreacher
Greensboro, North Carolina
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Paul's is delicious, cheap and fast! Their doughnut is more "cakey" compared to Krispy Kreme. I recommend that everyone try a Paul's doughnut because it's truly the best Graham has to offer.

Thank GareBear707
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

No kidding, Paul's donuts are to die for. Far better than those offered by the donut chain operations.

Thank oldbo
Burlington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Paul's doughnuts are a must! We have been enjoying Paul's Pastry Shop for years, and we never tire of it.

Thank Joni R
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I called this fine Bakery/Pastry shop on the recommendation of my daughter, who is a Burlington resident, looking for a small birthday cake for our weekend trip to the city to celebrate my husband's 60th Birthday with our family. Oh, am I ever glad that I did!! For a mere $10, I was able to purchase, by phone, a scrumptous... More 

1 Thank ACH1956
Greensboro, North Carolina
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166 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

After reading the reviews, we decided to try the donuts here. They were good but I was expecting more from reading the reviews. The selection was limited. I actually found much better donuts at Jelly Donuts down the road which are as good as krispy Kreme. The apple fritters could not compare to the ones at Jelly Donuts.

1 Thank Missshopper
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

There are 2 places I have to go to when I return to Burlington. Paul's is one. There are no better donuts anywhere. Once you have one, Krispy Kreme will never be good again.

Thank MandLinNJ
Burlington, NC
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294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

"Paul's Pastry Shop" has been a "must stop" bakery for decades. The donuts are large, fresh, and tender. They always offer a LOT of choices - and they are ALL delicious. The management is routinely friendly and upbeat - making this a fun place to stop in. "Paul's" recently moved to a new location a block away (an old Hardee's... More 

Thank Ed M
Burlington, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Donuts with kids nothing is better! My kids just love these

Thank 817SVW

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215-3814
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 336-226-4757

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