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Best donut shops in Charlotte

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    Best donut shop in Charlotte

    You walk into your local bakery and the heady aroma envelops you. The sweet scent of fried dough wafts through the air and your mouth starts to water. You can almost taste the deliciousness. You’re craving your favorite sweet treat—donuts.

    Few foods taste better than a hot, out-of-the-fryer donut, dusted with powdered sugar or topped with icing and sprinkles. If you’re a donut lover, you likely have a favorite place to satisfy your sweet tooth and you’re probably open to trying all kinds of donut variations. Nowadays you can grab a donut not just at bakeries, but also restaurants, coffee houses, and specialty shops.

    Curious about the best donut shops in Charlotte? Stacker has done the research for you using Foursquare’s ratings and reviews to tally the tastiest and most popular donut shops as of Nov. 15. The results are based on check-ins, ratings, photo trends, and other data.

    Check out the slideshow to see if your favorite spot made it onto the list.

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  • #9. Little Spoon
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    #9. Little Spoon

    Address: 2820 Selwyn Ave., Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 6.9

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  • #7. Stoke
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    #7. Stoke

    Address: 100 W. Trade St., Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 8.2

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  • #6. Nona's Bakery Cafe
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    #6. Nona's Bakery Cafe

    Address: 1520 Overland Park Ln., Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 7.3

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  • #5. Nova's Bakery
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    #5. Nova's Bakery

    Address: 1515 South Blvd, Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 7.5

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  • #4. Suárez Bakery
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    #4. Suárez Bakery

    Address: 4245 Park Rd. (E. Woodlawn Rd.), Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 8.2

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  • #3. Duck Donuts
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    #3. Duck Donuts

    Address: 1710 Kenilworth Ave., Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 9.2

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  • #2. Sugar Handmade Gourmet Donuts
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    #2. Sugar Handmade Gourmet Donuts

    Address: 11914 Elm Ln., Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 7.4

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  • #1. Reigning Donuts
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    #1. Reigning Donuts

    Address: 3120 N. Davidson St. (35th St.), Charlotte

    Foursquare rating: 7.5

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