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Spudnut Shop

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309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5705
434-296-0590
Saturday
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped at Spudnuts prior to visiting Monticello. The donuts were light and very flavorful. Thank God we don't live in Charlottesville, because we would weight 500 pounds each because of them! They are a very popular place, with a constant line of customers while we were there enjoying our breakfast. And we can see why with... More 

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Thank David K
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

An institution in Charlottesville and deservedly so! I'm of the opinion that potato flour makes everything taste better and Sputnuts proves it's true with donuts.

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Thank SSSaternye
Charlottesville, Virginia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

wow they know how to make real dognuts. All different flavors and you will be the best person if you bring a dozen to work or home .

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Thank baron1244
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Best donuts ever! Made from potato flour. Light, delicious. My fav is the blueberry spuddie. Get there early, because they start baking spudnuts at 5 in the morning and people come from all over to get one. They might run out if you wait too late.

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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 July 20, 2016

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 

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Thank Greggamma
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 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.

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Thank Lynn M
Charlottesvill
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

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.

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Thank T M
San Francisco, CA
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

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.

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Thank shewolfe
Charlottesville, Virginia
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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.

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Thank Susan M
Norfolk, Virginia
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?