Check out these four Charlotte spots to get your doughnut fix


Need more doughnuts in your life? Using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top doughnut sources in Charlotte. Here’s what we found:

1. Duck Donuts

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Topping the list is a Duck Donuts outpost from the North Carolina-based chain. Located at 1710 Kenilworth Ave. in Dilworth, Duck Donuts offers a wide variety of made-to-order doughnuts. It’s the highest-rated spot in Charlotte, boasting 4.5 stars out of 389 reviews on Yelp.

2. Suárez Bakery

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Next up is the family-owned Suárez Bakery, situated at 4245 Park Road, inside the shopping center. With four stars out of 170 reviews on Yelp, the bakery— which offers cupcakes, doughnuts and more—has proven to be a local favorite since it first debuted in 1992.

3. Rise Biscuits & Donuts

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Ballantyne’s Rise Biscuits & Donuts, located at 11212 Providence Rd W., is another top choice. Yelpers give the local doughnut chain four stars out of 75 reviews.

4. Sugar Donuts

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Ballantyne East is the home of Sugar Donuts, which offers hand-crafted doughnuts with ingredients sourced from local North Carolina farms. Yelpers have given the doughnut establishment four stars out of 74 Yelp reviews. Head over to 11914 Elm Ln. to try the sweet confections yourself.

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