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“Great Donuts”
Review of Spalding's Bakery

Spalding's Bakery
Ranked #1 of 25 Dessert in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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256 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
“Great Donuts”
Reviewed 10 September 2011

There are not a ton of options for donuts in Lexington, but thank goodness for Spaldings. There is usually a big line, but it moves quickly enough. They only accept cash which could be a problem if you wait and wait and then find that out. But the service is great and the glazed donuts are so good. Very heavy and filling. We live a little far from it, but still make a special trip once in a while for these fantastic creations.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank KentuckyDB
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Georgetown, Kentucky
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best Glazed Donuts Ever”
Reviewed 27 August 2011

My wife and I love to go to Spaldings for their glazed donuts. It's a family bakery and the donuts are made fresh. By made fresh, most of the time, our donuts are still warm. There is usually a line and their hours are short, but the product is outstanding and the owners/staff treat you with respect and politeness. The only downside I can think of, is that they are only open until they sell out of donuts and their hours are very limited.

  • Visited July 2011
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Wheaton, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best doughnuts anywhere!”
Reviewed 26 August 2011

What can I say? Spalding's makes the best glazed doughnuts. Period. I live in the Chicago area, but when I am anywhere in Kentucky, I will gladly make a trip to Lexington to wait in line (it's a fun wait, because people are friendly, patient, and there is plenty of dougnut talk) and get those delectable treats! Make sure it's a day when they are open, go early, and prepare for a wait. But it's all worth it!

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank Dan C
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georgetown
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best donuts ever”
Reviewed 26 April 2011

My husband drives from Georgetown to get these. They are the best.

Visited February 2011
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KY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good donuts”
Reviewed 5 March 2009

These donuts are better than they used to be. They used to be really greasy, but not anymore. They really are good, but heavy. you can't eat too many of them. I acutlaly like Donut Day's donuts better. Get there early cause they sell out often.

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