Doughnut shop offering mostly vegan doughnut choices. Only four doughnut varieties are not vegan. The doughnut base is vegan and most of the glazes and toppings are vegan. Open Mon-Thu 7:00am-4:00pm, Fri-Sun 7:00am-9:00pm. Closed Wed.

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30 Reviews

First Review by tuelltime78


Points +664

04 Aug 2023

Many Vegan Donut Options

The base of their donuts is vegan so they offer many different options & they are always delicious!

Pros: Many vegan options

Cons: A little pricey but still worth it



Points +681

07 Jun 2023

Best Donuts Great Coffee

I went here intending to have one donut but ended up eating 2! Most options were vegan. The front porch was a perfect place to hang with my pups, enjoying donuts and coffee, before leaving Charlotte. Pepperbox, if I'm ever in Charlotte again, I will be back!

Pros: Friendly, Atmosphere, Mostly Vegan


Points +1162

26 Feb 2023


Vegan yeast donuts, yay. We ordered for delivery in the afternoon so the donuts weren’t the freshest and the assortment was random. Overall, pretty good.


Points +328

20 Feb 2023

I would give five ⭐️ if I could!!!

It was delicious, a must for every donut lover 🍩

Pros: Fairly priced

Cons: Not that many seating options


Points +425

28 Sep 2022

Best vegan donuts we’ve had!!

Great variety and fresh! We had strawberry filled, cinnamon bourbon, apple fritter, peanut butter Oreo. They were all delicious.


Points +301

14 Aug 2022

Fully Vegan Doughnut shop

Pepperbox is a completely vegan doughnut shop with a few locations around Charlotte, NC. I’ve ate their plenty of times, But my only complaint is the Doughnut batter… it’s chewier than most vegan doughnuts I’ve had in the past. I prefer the “cake” battered donuts instead of the doughnuts batter at Pepperbox (seems like it’s more yeast-based).

Aside from that, the doughnuts do taste great & the actual doughnut flavors are always spot on!! They have plenty of options & they change doughnut flavors per each season (spring, fall, etc.)

Pros: Taste

Cons: Chewy


Points +80

05 Aug 2022

Best vegan donuts!

These are the best vegan donuts out there! They have SO MANY vegan flavors! I recommend the strawberry donut.

Pros: Tons of vegan options , Affordable


Points +1618

18 Jun 2022

So many tasty options

Fantastic and fluffy vegan donuts, many flavors and they can rotate.
They also have good coffee.
The worker was very kind to us and provided quick service.
Highly recommend!


Points +361

25 May 2022


Love that they have many vegan options. The taste is scrumptious!


Points +1461

18 Apr 2022

So yummy!

This place is awesome and I'm so happy that they have tons of vegan options. Great doughnuts and great staff too.


Points +83

18 Mar 2022

Very tasty and not too sweet!

Sometimes you get doughnuts and the sweetness is overpowering… not these doughnuts! They’re very tasty without being overly sweet! I really enjoyed the strawberry frosted doughnut. The frosting tasted like real strawberries! I’d definitely eat here again.

Pros: Lots of vegan options

Cons: A little pricey


Points +426

04 Feb 2022

Pretty good donut

Wasn’t the best vegan donut that I’ve ever had but it was pretty good. Not sure I’d go thru the headache of trying to find parking but if you have a donut addictions, I’d give this place a try.

Pros: Vegan options

Cons: Parking


Points +2218

28 Jun 2021

Mostly vegan!

I think all but one donut was vegan in this place. That’s rare in my opinion. Not only were they clearly labeled (the non-vegan one had eggs), but they were absolutely gorgeous. Tasted just as great as they looked. I had a hard time finding the place as it’s tucked in a little alley but other than that, great.

Pros: Almost all vegan, Lots of drink options

Cons: Expensive - $7 for two donuts


Points +34

16 Jun 2021

Best. Doughnuts. Ever.

We live in Fort Mill, SC, but make regular trips out to Pepperbox because we’re addicted. My favorites are the Strawberry Iced and Sprinkles! They constantly have new flavors and they’re all great! If I could live next door I would…. I’d also be very fat but very happy. 😍🍩

Pros: Lots of vegan options , Very knowledgeable about their offerings , Tasty drinks as well!

Cons: Not everything is vegan, Parking can be a little hard depending on the day, They may run out before you get there, be wary!


Points +22

02 May 2021

Best Vegan doughnuts I’ve had anywhere!

Every doughnut offered except one (Boston creme) was vegan!!! Tried four and all were excellent.
Iced coffee delicious. Used condensed coconut milk.
Highly recommend.


Points +43

02 Apr 2021

First time, not last time!

Bought a dozen....ate 10. The flavors were so broad and it was so much fun!!

Pros: All vegan

Cons: Expensive but 100% worth it


Points +188

01 Mar 2021

Great vegan doughnuts, fun flavors

We got the 12 vegan doughnut assortment box. Love that they labeled the flavors.

Pros: Great assortment of flavors., Friendly service., Reasonable price.


Points +94

24 Aug 2020

Incredible doughnuts

I tried really, really hard not to eat all three at once. But they got the best of me. The owners are pastry chefs or something like that so they know the flavors and textures and these taste like regular doughnuts tasted before I went vegan, but *much* better and from healthier ingredients. The peach fritter, mango habanero and cinnamon bourbon were all outstanding. There can be a little wait and they do sell out so plan your visit accordingly.

Pros: Almost all flavors vegan, Great taste and textures

Cons: Only drip coffee, no espresso


Points +39

07 Aug 2020

Yummy donuts!!

I got the lemon poppy seed and the Oreo cheesecake—the Oreo cheesecake was definitely my favorite! I took my mom who is not vegan or vegetarian and she got the regular glazed donut and loved it!!


Points +727

31 Jul 2020

Absolutely Delicious!!

Very clean and neat inside. The employees were very outgoing and showed us the three non-vegan doughnuts (honey). It was so warm and welcoming, plus the goodies are absolutely delicious. They’re much better than any non-vegan doughnut I’ve ever had. So wonderful!!!!


Points +24

03 Jul 2020


I ordered for pickup so I didn’t get to choose which doughnuts I got BUT they were all delicious! My first time have vegan doughnuts. Will definitely be coming back ☺️


Points +135

03 Mar 2020

Great Variety

The majority of donuts they offer are vegan. The toppings and glaze are what makes them vegan or not. The hibiscus jelly donut is 🤤. I tried a limited time blood orange one last week, which I think is my new favorite.

Pros: TONS of great flavors & always have new ones , Friendly , Clear labeling

Cons: Parking is a [censored], I wish they had an espresso machine


Points +35

14 Feb 2020

Good Doughnuts

The base doughnut is so good, these doughnuts don't really need fancy toppings. But if you want them, there are plenty of fancy topping options available. I also got some great warm mulled apple cider, which is a wonderful alternative in the winter months for people who don't like coffee.

Pros: Doughnuts taste good

Cons: Not a lot of seating


Points +120

18 Jan 2020

Best donuts

Delicious donuts with really unique and yummy toppings. The donuts were all clearly marked as far as what was vegan and there are so many options. They also offer online ordering. Drink options are great too and the employees were wonderful. The place was packed when I was there so there wasn't room to eat inside, but I just had my donuts outside. The area they are in has lots of outdoor space.

Pros: Vegan donuts!!!, Fantastic employees, In a cool area

Cons: Challenge to get parking because of construction


Points +196

04 Jan 2020


This place is definitely worth a trip to Charlotte!! The majority of the flavors are vegan, and they have very creative flavors ( along with your typical Chocolate). Super friendly staff!

Pros: Pretty much vegan , Nice staff , Innovative donuts

Cons: Kind of hard to get to


Points +374

04 Nov 2019


My husband and I now have had nearly 20 doughnuts here and each one has been perfect. I also feel great after eating them, not miserable or heavy. They are on the lighter side sugar-wise which I LOVE THEM FOR. Highly recommend!

Pros: Flavor, Variety, Price

Cons: NA


Points +140

02 Nov 2019

Yum vegan donuts

Lots of options for flavors. The workers were very friendly. The donut tasted fresh and yummy! What more could you ask for?😄

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