Top 18 Virginia Donut Shops


1. Paul’s Bakery, Fredericksburg

2008 Lafayette Boulevard, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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This old fashioned donut shop is a staple for early morning commuters to stop in for a cup of coffee and delicious treats. Paul’s Bakery features everything from cupcakes, birthday cakes, cookies, pastries, and pies. Paul’s has been family owned and operated since 1973 making it the longest family owned and operated bakery in Fredericksburg!

2. Sugar Shack Donuts, Richmond

1001 N Lombardy St, Richmond, Virginia
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Sugar Shack Donuts has insanely good donuts in a wide variety of flavors and sizes.


3. Strite’s Donuts, Harrisonburg

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Anyone who has tried one of Strite’s donuts fresh out of the oil will still remember that soft, warm morsel, dripping with goodness and flavor! And even the most self-disciplined person will be back for seconds.

4. Dixie Donuts, Richmond

2901 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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A quaint doughnut shop, Dixie Donuts are THE BOMB!! The selections are endless and the doughnuts fresh and tasty. Be sure to try the cake doughnut! Be sure to bring some home!

5. Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, DC

1308 G St NW, Washington, DC 20004
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At Astro, they satisfy your inner cravings for two all-American favorites: fried chicken and doughnuts. Call it an astronomical clash of two iconic comfort food classics, exploding on the DC scene together. Their chicken and doughnuts are prepared daily and on-site. Expect an artful and whimsical touch to Astro’s daily rotation of doughnut flavors with nostalgic flavors like peanut butter and jelly or dessert-inspired renditions like crème brulee. Count on classic buttermilk fried chicken, but Astro gives a nod to spice with a Sriracha blend, too.

6. Naughty Girls Donuts, Front Royal

70 Riverton Commons Dr, Front Royal, Virginia
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Naughty Girls Donuts makes donuts with playful toppings like popcorn, cookie crumbs and burnt sugar.

7. Carol Lee Donut Shop, Blacksburg

1414 N Main St, Blacksburg, Virginia
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Carol Lee Donut Shop has wonderful cake donuts, cappuccinos and a wide selection of filled donuts.

8. The Bakers Dozen Donuts, Harrisonburg

625 MtClinton Pike, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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The Bakers Dozen Donuts makes sweet treats like cranberry glazed, Butterfinger and “The Nerd”.

9. Country Style Donuts, Richmond

4300 Williamsburg Rd, Richmond, Virginia
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There are regulars at Country Style Donuts that live hours away; that’s how good they are. Deliciously addictive since 1968, Country Style Donuts are known up-and-down the Eastern Seaboard!

10. GBD, DC

1323 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
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GBD is short for “golden, brown and delicious,” and the name doesn’t lie. Specializing in fresh, homemade doughnuts and fried chicken, they also serve craft beers and more.

11. Carpe Donut, Charlottesville

1715 Allied Ln, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Organic donuts and beverages, homemade from scratch. In addition to the donuts, they serve organic coffee, cioccollata (Italian style hot chocolate), and fresh mulled hot cider. Carpe Donut makes our soul shine!


12. District Doughnut, DC

749 8th St SE, Washington DC
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District Doughnut serves a selection of both classic and international-inspired gourmet doughnuts to match the modern sophistication of Washington DC with an American tradition. District Doughnut is the United Nations of circular, sweet cakes!!

13. Emily’s Donuts And Cafe, Williamsburg

7123 Merrimac Trl, Williamsburg, Virginia
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Emily’s Donuts And Cafe’s hand made donuts come in maple bacon, caramel apple, salted caramel, PB&J and more!

14. Pure Eats, Lexington

107 N Main St, Lexington, Virginia
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Pure Eats is a burger restaurant with fantastic home made donuts like cheesecake and banana pudding.

15. Mama’s Donut Bites, NoVA

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Mama’s Donut Bites is a Northern Virginia food truck that makes cute little donuts.

16. Paradise Donuts, Norfolk

213 Granby St, Norfolk, Virginia
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Paradise Donuts has delicious and unique donut flavors. Try the crumb donuts!

17. Spudnuts, Charlottesville

309 Avon St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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Spudnuts is a must see stop on any Charlottesville culinary tour.

18. Goin’ Bananas, Richmond

6919 Patterson Ave, Richmond, Virginia
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Goin’ Bananas is a delightful frozen yogurt shop with delicious warm donuts.


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