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1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
1219
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went based on a magazine recommendation of good dessert in Austin. This location is inside a bar. We took the teens in no problem. There was karaoke going on at the time. We had to go up and order at the bar. So many to choose from. We each ordered one. The chocolate ones are very chocolate-y. They are... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who knew there are so many ways to serve a "simple" dough-nut? Just reading the menu will make your cholesterol numbers go up, but, boy, are they delicious! I've had the "Fat Elvis" and "Miss Shortcake" and they were AWESOME! They now also have 2 brick and mortar "Public Houses" with a full meal menus, but go to the Trailer... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I'm here for the first time bought 4 donuts for around $5 each and each one of their offerings established a new standard of what a Donuts should be

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Thank FIDEL V
Newark, mossouri, USA
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Tried their doughnuts holes with icing and coconuts. Very sweet. Four of us ate on it and about went into a diabetic coma HA. Very sweet, but oh so good. I think the price was reasonable. Cool little area also.

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Thank Scott M
Whitehouse, Texas
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We were so excited to try this place after reading all of the reviews. We went to their food truck location and ordered two different things. The donuts were fresh and unique but wow... I would have rather just eaten breakfast tacos at the truck next door. The donuts were so greasy and the flavors were off (we got donuts... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Having just been told that I need to watch my cholesterol this was probably the worst place in the world to come. However, having enjoyed bacon and maple, cinnamon, and ham with cheese and jalapeño donuts at 2:30am I cannot say anything negative. I was told they would change my mind on the awfulness of donuts and the fans were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I ordered the Blue Balls (blueberry filling with blue icing) - the doughnuts were amazing. Warm, small, bite size doughnuts (about the same size as Dunkin Donuts' munchkins) drenched in blueberry sauce. I didn't really taste/notice the blueberry filling inside the doughnuts, but it didn't really matter. Doughnuts are a bit pricey (it was a little under six dollars), but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We bought three of these, three HUGE, sloppy, messy doughnuts. You need a fork, and you need to split one of these unless you like to eat A LOT! The base is a typical mass of fried dough - more like a funnel cake in flavor, but fat like a glazed donut. They are smothered in toppings. We had almond... More 

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If u r into sweets this is the place for u Unusual flavors of doughnuts to say the least glad we experienced it one time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you fancy getting something super sweet and devilishy good, this is your place! Donuts are huuuge and they come in various different flavours. My favourite was Granny's donut!! Sooo good!

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 1219

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