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Nicola's Donut Shop

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902 W Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-7765
+1 813-932-1303
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05:30 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 12:00
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

For many years up till a couple ago, this was a regular stop for me and my office for the best donuts, and best dough in Tampa. I don't know what happened but a stop there last month's made me ask the genX'er behind the counter if the business had been sold and what happened to the nice full sized... More 

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Thank bmwpc
Tampa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

When I head out to visit my clients for a morning meeting, I always stop at Nicola's to pick up a dozen or two of the tasty morsels for my client(s). I have been known to add a few to the bill for the fifteen minute ride to the office, because you never know when traffic is so bad you... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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143 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Nicolas has great donuts. We travel over an hour to get there and decided to order a quantity in advance to freeze and enjoy on other days when we do not drive there. I called in after hours and the recording said to leave a special order message with details and they would confirm the following morning They did at... More 

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Thank Rick M
Tallahassee, Florida
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

I have been to Nicola's on several occasions. I have walked in and ordered out of the case both donuts and cupcakes. I have also called for special orders. I have never had a bad experience at Nicola's. Their donuts and cupcakes are the best. On the day before Christmas Eve I ordered their new Chocolate Croissants. Oh my goodness.... More 

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Thank islandgirl0719
Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

The donuts were amazing. Brought a dozen donuts to work and everyone had the same reaction. WOW!!! The bear claws were huge and amazing

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Thank CocoLoco714
Tampa, Florida
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

Get there early because this place is good and people know it. I love all their doughnuts. Buy extras you will thank me later.

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Thank rjjarmon
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204 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Nicola’s is a highly rated donut shop that has been featured on several “Best of” lists and I finally got the opportunity to visit yesterday morning. Unfortunately, my experience was very disappointing. We arrived around 8:30 am and were delighted to see a large selection of beautiful, unique, and appetizing donuts. We were a little worried our options would be... More 

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Thank nic_leon2005
Naperville, Illinois
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192 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

The lady at the donut shop was so sweet and happy to be there. There are many different flavor selections and once they are gone they are gone. The donuts are made on site and that is why they are so fresh. We had the cinnamon twist, the glazed, the red velvet cake and the chocolate cake. They were all... More 

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Thank Kim L
Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

While in Tampa we kept passing by a local donut shop which seemed to do a very brisk business. When we questioned some of the locals they stated they had the best donuts but get there before 12 Noon because most days they run out. Sure enough the next day we stopped. The donuts were light, no heavy fat smell,... More 

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Thank Rick M
Ocala, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

OMG! A Tampa tradition. Get donuts here and you will never be able to tolerate KK or DD again. Worlds beyond any other donut you have ever had. Eating these spoils you and you begin to think that all other donuts should taste like this. We always get a couple of boxes on our way out of town and give... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 12:00
Monday
05:30 - 12:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 12:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 12:00
Thursday
05:30 - 12:00
Friday
05:30 - 12:00
Saturday
05:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 W Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612-7765
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-932-1303

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