Original content by Jessica Moore | @finickylady @charlottefoodguide
2019 updates by Allie Papajohn | @EatDrinkCLT

What’s more exciting than a box full of fresh, beautiful, homemade donuts? Basically, nothing (and we’re sure your Instagram followers agree.) Here’s where to get your donut fill in Charlotte and beyond. (Don’t forget: National Donut Day is June 7, so plan accordingly.)


Pepperbox Doughnuts
101 W Worthington Ave., Suite 150, Charlotte


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Move That Dough Baking Co.
Available at various locations, especially The People’s Market (1315 East Blvd., Charlotte) or through online orders

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Pssst! Move That Dough specializes in vegan donuts.

100 W Trade St., Charlotte

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Stoke’s signature donut weighs one pound.


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Stoke will offer this Trash Doughnut, inspired by MilkBar’s (NYC) Compost Cookie, on 6/7/19 only. It’s rolled in cocoa sugar, filled with cream, and topped with chocolate chips, raisins, Heath Bar crumbles, coconut, potato chips, corn nuts, sesame seeds, cashews, currants, and benne seeds.

1640 Oakhurst Commons Dr., #103, Charlotte


Take your pick of regular or vegan donuts at Swirl. Don’t miss the BOGO donut offer on 6/7/19, and find fresh donuts every Saturday starting 6/8/19!

Available through email orders or at Coco & the Director (100 W Trade St., Charlotte)


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Suarez Bakery
4245 Park Rd., Charlotte


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Yes, that’s Suarez’s famous Texas Doughnut Cake (available via pre-order.)

Poppy’s Bagels & More
2921 Providence Rd., Charlotte
2201 South Blvd., Charlotte


222 S Caldwell St., Charlotte


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On National Donut Day 2019, Fahrenheit will offer this Cinnamon Sugar Maple Donut Milkshake topped with a cinnamon donut hole.

Reigning Doughnuts
3120 N Davidson St., Suite 100, Charlotte

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Sugar Handmade Gourmet Donuts
11914 Elm St., Suite 120, Charlotte

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Whisk & Wood Bakery
Available at various coffee shops or through email orders

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The Stanley
1961 E 7th St., Charlotte

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Get donuts at The Stanley at Sunday brunch (available in vanilla, chocolate, and a special flavor of the day.)


Your Moms Donuts
11025 Monroe Rd., Matthews
4205 Park Rd., Charlotte

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North of Charlotte

Duck Donuts
9931-C Rose Commons Dr., Huntersville
1710 Kenilworth Ave., #220, Charlotte

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Mercy’s Daylight Donuts
482-A1 River Hwy., Mooresville


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Downtown Donuts
21 Union St. N, Concord


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OMG Donuts
10005 Weddington Rd. Ext, Concord

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Sunflour Baking Co.
5040 NC-49, Harrisburg (this location only)


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Shout out to Sunflour for making gluten-free and vegan versions, too.

South of Charlotte

Big View Bakery
16637 Lancaster Hwy., Charlotte

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The Donut House
13803 E Independence Blvd., Indian Trail

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MJ Donuts
325 S Polk St., Pineville

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936 Market St., #103, Fort Mill


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Flavors vary day to day at Cupcrazed, but you’ll definitely find donut cupcakes at this Fort Mill shop on National Donut Day.

Sweet Dough Donuts
400 North Dobys Bridge Rd.,  #106, Fort Mill

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