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Review of Ringo's Donuts

Ringo's Donuts
Ranked #1 of 2 Bakeries in Smithfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Showed up at the door at 2:50. They close at 3:00, so we weren't expecting much in the way of fresh donuts. Boy were we wrong. He had one dozen donuts left. Blueberry and Glazed. One of the best Blueberry cake donuts I have EVER had! Others in the party loved the Glazed. The owner said they froze well. I thought, yay, right. Just had one of the Blueberries I had frozen. He was right. Truly almost as good as the day we bought them. I am going back to try other varieties! Soon! Probably will get a dozen mixed and freeze some! Yum! Great price too!

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Reviewed September 10, 2012

Ate two of the little devils with a cup of coffee - yum! Ringo's certainly takes a minimalist approach, but, after enjoying the donuts, you can only conclude that the focus is on the product. So good.

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Reviewed August 9, 2012

This shop consistently produces the most delicious donuts in a dozen different varieties. Try the "squealers" ... maple glazed donuts sprinkled with bacon bits. They are to die for!

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Reviewed July 15, 2012

Great choices and tastes. There were so many to choose from. Very friendly people.

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Reviewed March 27, 2012

Mr. Ring opened up his own donut shop several years ago after attending a pastry chef school in Colorado. This donut shop and one other are the only privately owned shops of its kind in the Hampton Roads area (all the others are chain-restaurants).
Ringo offers dozens, if not hundreds, of different varieties and comes into work at 2am to get started each day. On any given week, there are new varieties available.
Try the Squealer donut, which has bacon bits on it. Another takes donuts to the realm of Reese's, with peanut butter in the middle. All the classics are there too, with seasonal specials as well. October brings a pumpkin donut to the menu.
Ringo's prices even beat ALL of the competition (including that one other private donut shop), just $7.90 for a dozen including taxes.
Sweet, tasty, and super delicious, Ringo's donuts are so good he's looking at opening more locations.

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