Favorite Donut Shops in Atlanta
Donut lovers can choose from already crafted flavors or get creative and customize your own with many toppings to sprinkle on your doughnut. Order a Donut Decorating Kit to create your own delicious masterpieces.
Kid Favorites: Cookies and Cream and Vanilla Fruity Pebbles
Most Unique: Salted Caramel
Best Seller: Maple Bacon
Locations: Alpharetta, 678-392-2523; Sandy Springs, 678-951-0975; Atlanta, 678-897-1865; Dawsonville, 706-974-8562.
This shop is known for organic ingredients and gluten/grain-free and vegan friendly options. Menu changes monthly.
Kid Favorite: Cherry Cheesecake
Most Unique: Crunchy Mister, a ham and cheese doughnut
Best Seller: Vanilla Bean
Locations: Decatur and Inman Park, 470-428-2023.
At this Mom and Pop gourmet doughnut shop, kids can watch the doughnuts being made.
Kid Favorite: Chocolate Iced with Sprinkles
Most Unique: The Dutch Monkey
Best Seller: Caramel Apple Fritter
Location: Cumming, 404-482-3650.
This shop is known for a whimsical atmosphere with faux grass for carpet and big fluffy clouds for lighting fixtures, and of course, its doughnuts.
Kid Favorite: Nestlé Crunch
Most Unique: Salt & Vinegar
Best Seller: Fresh Strawberry N Cream
Location: North Druid Hills, 404-315-6899.
At this shop, enjoy a variety of different types of doughnuts made every day. Or try a cronut, a glazed croissant!
Kid Favorites: During holidays, they offer themed holiday-shaped doughnuts from green shamrocks to giant hearts.
Most Unique: Italian Cannoli
Best Sellers: Apple and Blueberry Fritters
Location: Marietta, 770-436-5155; Austell, 770-726-2295.
This shop has more than 15 flavors of doughnuts, hashbrowns, burgers, sandwiches and more.
Kid Favorite: Cereal Milk
Most Unique: Pistachio
Best Seller: Boston Cream Filled
Location: Summerhill, 470-369-6800.
These shops bake donuts using a secret yeast-raised doughnut recipe developed by a New Orleans French chef. When the red light is on – announcing the donuts are warm from the oven – customers line up at the original Atlanta location on Ponce and at others throughout the metro area.
Kid Favorite: Cake Batter
Most Unique: New York Cheesecake
Best Seller: Original Glazed
Location: Multiple locations.
Order hot or iced coffee and tea, try breakfast sandwiches, bagels and muffins, and of course, a delicious donut or cute MUNCHKINS donut holes.
Kid Favorite: Any flavor with sprinkles.
Most Unique: Guava
Best Seller: Chocolate Frosted
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