13 North Carolina Donut Shops To Try


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1. Monuts; Durham

1002 Ninth St, Durham, North Carolina
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Monuts is a donut shop and cafe with decadent donuts like chocolate stout and Aztec chocolate glaze.

2. Your Moms Donuts; Matthews

11025 Monroe Rd, Matthews, North Carolina
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Lovers of frosted donuts will enjoy the rich frostings that go on Your Moms Donuts.


3. Sugar On Top; Wake Forest

2010 S Main St Suite 404, Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Sugar On Top bakes wonderful cakes, danish, donuts and beignets.

4. Wake N Bake Donuts; Carolina Beach

1401 North Lake Park Blvd #46, Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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Wake N Bake Donuts makes amazingly creative donuts like their Poptart filled donuts or peanut butter glazed with sriracha drizzle.

5. Dough; Asheville

372 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, North Carolina
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Dough offers s’mores donuts, donut muffins and cronuts.

6. Joe’s Doughs; Charlotte

Charlotte, NC 28205
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Joe’s Doughs is a creative donut business that currently only take special orders, but you can find them Saturdays at The Daily Press.

7. HOLE – Hot Doughnuts and Fresh Coffee; West Asheville

168 Haywood Rd, West Asheville, North Carolina
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HOLE – Hot Doughnuts and Fresh Coffee offers organic donuts with toppings like cocoa nibs and buttermilk glaze. They also offer farm to table milk and chocolate milk.

8. Geraldine’s Bakery; Asheville

840 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, North Carolina
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Geraldine’s Bakery bakes glazed, filled and sprinkled donuts along with Danish fritzers.


9. Happy Daze Donuts & Pastries; Franklin

38 Palmer Street Cir, Franklin, North Carolina
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Happy Daze Donuts & Pastries has a variety of fillings like pineapple inside out, strawberry shortcake, mint, banana and pistachio.

10. Local Lion; Boone

791 Blowing Rock Rd, Boone, North Carolina
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Local Lion is a coffee shop that makes all of their dough, jams, custards and glazes from scratch daily. Try the sour cream buttermilk cake donut or the locally sourced fruit donuts!

11. Jessica’s Handmade Donuts; Garner

1863 Aversboro Rd, Garner, North Carolina
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Jessica’s Handmade Donuts make lovely donuts with delicious “Inside-outs,” which have a sweet jelly center.

12. Donut World; Greensboro

2509 Battleground Ave #A, Greensboro, NC 27408
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Donut World makes all the classics like buttermilk, sprinkles, French crullers and old fashioned donuts.

13. 9 Bakery And Lounge; Wilmington

9 S Front St, Wilmington, North Carolina
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9 Bakery and Lounge is a tapas bar that also sells amazing donuts. They have an excellent cafe during the day and bar during the evening.

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