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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
+1 252-480-3304
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These donuts are made to order and delicious. I find that I like the powdered sugar option as adding all the other toppings available makes it way to gooey. My husband enjoyed the maple glaze with bacon bits on top.

Thank marta_mil
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I popped in early in the am just because I wanted to try them. I haven't consumed a donut in well over 20 years. Well these were amazing. Reminded me of the donuts I got from Meeks bakery in Vienna wv as a little boy. They're long out of business but these took me back. Fresh made and the coffee... More 

Thank mark s
Grasonville, Maryland
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127 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i had never been before, so I asked what the most popular one was which was the maple bacon donut. and then I picked a peanut butter coconut one. I would say both were amazing. the workers are so nice and very helpful.

Thank Kara D
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in August 2016 with my husband and teenage sons. Although crowded lines moved fast. Placed order on one side of pier and picked up finished donuts on other side where chefs were busy creating. Absolutely delicious!!! Best donuts ever. Awesome toppings to choose from. Nothing beats being able to make a donut to your own specifications. A must stop... More 

Thank Cheryl M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an awesome doughnut shop where the staff is really nice, the doughnuts are really really good, and they make the doughnuts in front of you! You get to pick a flavor, a frosting, a syrup, and a topping. Then at the one I went to, you walked across the walkway, so we actually went outside, at least it was... More 

Thank Erika S
Washington, DC
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has grown to have multiple locations, even in our hometown. Nothing is as good as having it in Duck, NC. Can't wait to consume the cinnamon sugar.

Thank DBags
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The warm doughnuts right of the fryer are to die for. The staff was very friendly and we got extra donuts because we had problems trying to decide ; because of the amazing selection

Thank Ron R
Ridgetop, Tennessee, United States
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209 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just stop through here real quick to check it out. Thank goodness they were open in the off-season. Really cool place where you order each donut the way you want it on one side of the building and pick it up on the other side. By the time I walked over my couple of donuts were done. They were... More 

Thank Robby F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is amazing and the Donuts are equal. You can actually special order your Donuts. This place is a must at the OBX.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best donuts we've had. My family loves them. I'm not a donut fan but I even like Duck Donuts. Lines get LONG, be prepared. Get there early.

Thank Dawn L

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $10
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 252-480-3304

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