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Britt's Donut Shop

#11 Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-707-0755
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glazed donuts” (138 reviews)
“funnel cake” (18 reviews)
“dozen donuts” (17 reviews)
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#11 Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised to learn the donuts are cooked to order. And although they only sell glazed donuts, they are delicious, served warm. Worth the wait!!

Thank jlviau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not think donuts could be worth waiting in line for 15 minutes. I was wrong. Best donuts I have ever had. Phenomenal.

Thank EJG4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic little glazed donut that melts in your mouth. Best to be eaten warm. You may have to stand in line, but it's worth the wait!

Thank kridar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolute favorite. We come to Brit's multiple times, anytime we stay around here. These are the best doughnuts I've ever had!!! Hope this is helpful!

Thank dbmangus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in Sunday morning for half dozen donuts. Small line which moved fast. Quick service. Donuts are good, very light and airy...the almost deflate when you bite into them. While they are good, not really the "must go to" place almost everyone talks about. Glad...More

Thank beachlady3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked from Kure Beach to Carolina Beach to try the world famous Britt's Donuts. I would definitely recommend them. They are a lot like Krispy Kreme donut consistency except a little more crispy on the outside. I really enjoyed them and they truly do...More

Thank rberg27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get anywhere near Carolina Beach, NC, without going to Britt's Donut Shop. You'll think you're back in the 50's and 60's with the unchanged interior. The other thing that has never changed is the quality of these lighter than air donuts. Sit at the...More

Thank Brentmo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best donuts not only in Carolina beach but the nest donuts I've ever had, waited an hour to purchase these donuts and was absolutely worth it, make sure you bring cash however this place is old school and only accepts cash

Thank Justin R
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We got there when they first opened on a Friday afternoon and there was already a line. It took about 15 minutes(a short wait), but even waiting longer would be worth it. The doughnuts melt in your mouth and I ate a half dozen in...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

First time to Carolina Beach and was told I had to go to Britt's Donut shop. Since it is the off season it was only open on the weekend and it had a seemingly long line. But the line moved quickly. The donuts are hot;...More

Thank dannydenton2016
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Amy E
My son has a tree nut allergy. Would he be able to eat a donut?
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Roberta W | Reviewed this property |
I do not know what kind of oil they use to fry the donuts. I would suggest you call ahead and ask.
Is it okay to enter in a bikini or a swimsuit or does one have to be dressed in street clothes?
September 28, 2016|
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Response from TheCoachD | Reviewed this property |
You can go right from the beach, you stand in line outside, it's take out only
I thought Britt's was closed for the winter but I am seeing recent reviews. Will it be open between Christmas & New Year's?
December 26, 2015|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
My daughter is a UNCW student and I checked with her and she said that it is currently closed. If u are ever down there when it's opened its definitely worth trying:)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #11 Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-707-0755
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