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Spudnut Shop

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309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5705
Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Forget fast food donuts, forget Duck Donuts, forget all the fad "sh.t" donuts out there. These are the best ever. The staff are fast and friendly. Sure its not pretty but it's local, its quaint, and the donuts don't leave by the bag they leave buy the boxes! I usually got a couple for the nurses at UVA when I... More 

Thank Greggamma
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gotta try these. Bought a few dozen for friends and they loved them. A Cville must. The place doesn't look like much but the donuts speak for themselves.

Thank Lynn M
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little gem just off the downtown mall. You must try these donuts, the are simply the most delicious donuts you will ever eat. This shop was established way before the current donut craze started. If you are visiting from out of town, this is a place you don't want to miss.

Thank T M
San Francisco, CA
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spudnuts have been an institution in Charlottesville for years. The shop is an old school coffee shop/donut bakery know for using potato flour to make the donuts. Introduced my kids to these treats and loved rocking it old school. Nothing fancy, but good old fashioned donuts.

Thank shewolfe
Charlottesville, Virginia
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84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Get there early 'cause when they sell out, they close for the day! The doughnuts are made fresh and have lots of great flavor. This is a local family business with multiple generations running the shop. It is a true Charlottesville institution with the best doughnuts in town.

Thank Susan M
Norfolk, Virginia
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Its a place one has to go when in C'ville. The donuts are excellent, but the bear claw is divine. I want one!

Thank BAHG
Bethesda, Maryland
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233 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We only did take out and only donuts. We were told that these were the best donuts in the state. They lived up to their reputation. If I can recall, we bought three dozen donuts - mixed - glazed, plain, blueberry, chocolate iced, sugar etc. They were light, fresh and some of the best that I've tasted. When in Charlottesville... More 

Thank Sandy C
Charles Town, West Virginia
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

18 mixed donuts for 13 dollars. And they were good too! The glazed yeast donuts went first followed by my favorite, the blueberry cake donuts. Like Arnold, I'll be back!

Thank Wickett52
Bethany Beach
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We tried to stop on Monday, but they were closed. Fortunately we were back this way on Wednesday, and yippee they were open. I had the standard glazed and my husband had the cinnamon sugar. Both were great, but we both agreed the glazed is by far the bestest!!

Thank Trvl4Funb455
Charlottesville, Virginia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The donuts are wonderful, but still not as good as Dutch Pantry/Cup o'Joy in Ruckersville. The folks who own Spudnuts do a brisk business and have low overhead, but the woman who pulls the donuts for you acts like she is mad about having to be there pulling donuts for you. Their business could be even better if the owners... More 

Thank Julie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5705
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: 434-296-0590

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?