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Emily's Donuts & Cafe

7123 Merrimac Trl, Williamsburg, VA 23185-5260
+1 757-345-3602
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“doughnuts” (17 reviews)
“fritters” (16 reviews)
“cake type” (2 reviews)
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7123 Merrimac Trl, Williamsburg, VA 23185-5260
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great donuts that were fresh and great tasting. Larger than chain donuts. The only issue I had was cost. Really at the high end for a donut and the price depended on the donut. Eg. If it had a hole or not.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lemon filled are my favorites. My hubby likes the apple fritters but lately they have been heavy and a bit underwhelming. Everything else is fantastic and I'm hoping the fritters go back to their usual 5 star rating!

Thank elizabethf431
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Emily's has large great apple fritters at a great price. Big enough to share easily. When in Williamsburg we alway have one, problem today with being so large is it became doughy in the middle, and returned it, got something else to take home that...More

Thank Eva B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location with great customer service. The donuts were awesome and huge! I had a Coconut Vanilla Frosted, Chocolate Frosted w/ Sprinkles, & Strawberry Jelly. They were all legit. Coffee was good too.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped in while vacationing in Williamsburg. They had a fair selection of doughnuts in the case. We had the boston cream doughnut and salted caramel doughnut. Both doughnuts were excellent!! We also got a hot chocolate and regular coffee. Our total was less than $10...More

Thank Kel405
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic, my cousin lives in Yorktown, and invited my sister and me to stop by on our way driving home for Florida. Service was fantastic and breakfast was tasty and fresh. My cousin reserved a table for us on a Saturday morning my assumption is...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I ordered a dozen mixed donuts...and pretty tried everything they had to offer. The donuts are good...they're really good, especially when fresh. I preferred their yeast donuts, but their cake based ones are pretty good, too. We really enjoyed the caramel flavored and peanut butter...More

Thank RobChills
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Emily's Donuts is an absolute favorite of mine and the entire W&M community. Not only do they make an amazing array of delicious donuts, but they also provide amazing support to our W&M students. It is a family owned business that treats everybody like family...More

Thank WorldXTraveler
Reviewed 30 March 2017

great pastries and lunch items. Super chicken pot pies for lunch and for a special treat get an apple fritter.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We are from Richmond which has some amazing donut shops (stop by Sugar Shack or Country Style if you're ever in town!) but Emily's are probably the best I've ever had.

Thank Morgan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
05:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7123 Merrimac Trl, Williamsburg, VA 23185-5260
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-345-3602
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