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Bill's Donut Shop

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268 N Main St, Centerville, OH 45459-4653
+1 937-433-0002
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Saxmundham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over here visiting my family and they took me to Bill's. I have to say they are the greatest donuts I have ever tasted here or back in England!!!

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Thank James B
Centerville, Ohio
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a reason that the line is always there. These are the best donuts in Ohio. This is a Centerville staple and everyone knows them as "Bills" you mention just that and all know them on a first name basis. The place is always busy and always worth the wait.

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Thank gburdette
Centerville, Ohio
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are ever in the Dayton Ohio area you have to go to Bill's Donuts in Centerville Ohio. They are simply the best and the lines even late Saturday night are testimonials to this fact. Everyone loves them!!! Wouldn't look like the place to be necessarily but service is as good as the Donuts and they have quite a... More 

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Thank Raymond G
Independence
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is just an iconic donut shop you just can't miss! Open 24 hours (how often nowadays is that?) The donuts are good, fresh, very reasonable. When it's a Saturday afternoon, and there is a line of at least a dozen people, with folk all around drinking coffee and just hanging out, you know you have a hit. Less than... More 

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Thank Annette D
Boulder, Colorado
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at Bill's since 1975! It was always a family treat to go. Just flew in for a wedding and had to get a glazed pretzel for old times sake. Yummy!

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Thank sheflew
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My first visit to Bill's Donut Shop was in the 70's. Moved away, came back for a visit, nothing's changed. They still have the sweetest and tastiest donuts and other confections anywhere and combine that with a cup of coffee and the reasonable prices and it's a must stop for travelers.

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Thank A_Light_Sleeper
Centerville, Ohio
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Can't go wrong with anything from this State and National icon. Everything is extremely good especially the yeast twist and cinnamon twist - they melt in your mouth.

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Thank Gregg M
Dayton, Ohio
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Relatives from Savannah made Bill's one of their MANDATORY stops to pick up several dozen donuts to return home with and to drop some off to family in Cincinnati. This place has caused an addiction to everyone and you can't beat the family atmosphere of the place. What is not to love?

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Thank johnnyruner
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77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A well worn path leads to this great shop making the best of doughy treats. Very ready yet friendly people keep the steady follow of traffic inside. Not a lot of fancy here but the classics are done to perfection.

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Thank sternfire
Centerville, Ohio
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

If the donuts themselves don't promote the business, the line wrapping around the building on regular basis surely does! These donuts are everything you could want from a home-town "mom and pop" donut shop. They have tons of flavors to choose from. Bill's is definitely a guilty pleasure and a must have for family who comes in from out of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 N Main St, Centerville, OH 45459-4653
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Centerville
  • Phone Number: +1 937-433-0002

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