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Britt's Donut Shop

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#11 Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
+1 910-707-0755
08:30 - 22:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect seaside stop across the Wilmington boardwalk. Absolutely delicious doughnuts! This place has become a goto when I'm in the area. The only downside is that the line can be quite long here. It's largely worth the wait though.

Thank IT_road_warrior
Level Contributor
19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place always has a line for a reason. Definitely worth the wait! If visiting, be sure to grab a dozen, they disappear quickly.

Thank Leah B
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

$1 per donut or $8.75/dozen They are good donuts but the 50-yard wait is a bit much. The line is long day or night. Honestly, they should think about raising the price to shorten the line! Lol!

Thank Ron E
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Every bite is filled with deliciousness!! The slightly crisp outside is complemented by the warm, soft inside. Hints of salt brighten the awesome sweet flavor!

Thank GwenR122013
Orlando, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family lives in Wilmington and they had always told me about how good Britts was. Every time I had been in town they were not open. I was really excited about finally getting to go there. My sister and I sat down at the counter where there were a few seats open to sit down and enjoy some donuts.... More 

Thank hsmushu032
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Heard from locals to visit. Oh the donuts are fresh and hot. Other local comfort food too, but we went for the sugary sweetness. Not a franchise, just yummy boardwalk goodness.

Thank JensmomVirginia
Wilmington, North Carolina
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bobby and Maxine Nivens have operated this landmark Donut Shop for more years than I can count---50? But I always visit at least five times a year, grab a dozen and head to the boardwalk and hammer them down. Got to watch the "donut dipper kid" sometimes he does not separate the donuts when they are coated with the molten... More 

Thank gigoodies
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone is excited to talk about Britt's donuts. We went early in the morning and there was a long line. My wife went later and bought a couple. Very good, similar to Krispy Kreem, but a little crispyer. A little pricey at a buck each.

Thank Johnny B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always great but the lines are long.. worth that wait.. always fresh made Only have glazed but they are so warm and good

Thank alp1d
High Point, North Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No other donut place compares to Britts! Lines can be long (especially at beginning of the season) because everyone loves Britts! Have been coming here since I was a little kid. Tip: Eat the donuts when you get them. They aren't good the next morning.

Thank Savannah M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #11 Boardwalk, Carolina Beach, NC 28428
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Carolina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-707-0755

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Cumberland, Maryland

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?