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Duck Donuts

#1 of 7 Dessert in Duck
Certificate of Excellence
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1190 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4542
(252) 480-3304
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Concord, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Avoid the crowds.....don't waste your morning standing in line to get these treats. The donuts are good enough to justify a mid-morning or early afternoon snack. They are really good. Served warm and customized to your specifications. We loved the powdered sugar donuts.....and the maple bacon donut was too good to pass up. Really long lines start before these stores... More 

Thank Bill Q
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every year we get a couple of boxes for the house. They have upgraded the ordering process and it is a vast improvement from the previous system. Nothing beats a warm delicious donut!

Thank William O
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't even. And I mean that in the best way possible; they are the freshest donuts you will ever eat. From the time you order, they are about a few minutes old and then you can just let them melt in your mouth. It's an art form - enjoy designing your mouthwatering donut!

Thank almsfamily
Medford, New Jersey
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We bought exactly one donut to share between my teenage daughter and myself and it was absolutely sinful! It was was crispy on the outside and warm and cake like inside. We had chocolate with Oreo and powdered sugar. Order on one side of the boardwalk and pick up on the other side. We sat under the few trees by... More 

Thank jjohnston001
Alton, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kind of an institution in Duck, Gotta get some if you are there in the morning. You order on one side and pick them up on the other and you get to watch them make the donuts. Fist timers just get the variety pack, it's like round the world in box. Very tasty stuff. And surprise its bacon donuts.!!!

Thank 391kente
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for an alternative to the chain donut shops these are a good alternative. I don't know if something was off the day we ordered, but we have had better donuts in the past.

Thank MW196
State College, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

THESE ARE CAKE DONUTS. They are heavy. They are a little greasy. Glazed is just saturated with simple syrup, iow, not glazed. If you like cake donuts and figure out which icing and toppings are for you, you'll probably like this. For me, 2 stars is very charitable.

Thank Hovard
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Warm donuts melt in your mouth; all toppings I tried were good; 8th year at the OBX, DD maintains quality. Worth the time, it is part of the experience.

Thank Jessie B
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Homer Simpson's version of heaven: fresh cake style donuts made to order, so let your imagination run wild. It can take some time in the morning, but well worth it. I couldn't eat them everyday, but this place has vacation/chat day written all over it!

Thank Jason G
Wyckoff, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We crave these donuts all year long! Can't wait to go back next year! My kids loved the fudge topping.

Thank rojenco

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1190 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4542
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: (252) 480-3304

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