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.
Kid Favorites: Cookies and Cream and Fruity Pebbles
Most Unique: Salted Caramel
Best Seller: Maple Bacon
Locations: Alpharetta, 678-392-2523; Sandy Springs, 678-951-0975; Atlanta, 678-897-1865; Suwanee, 470-297-3171; davincisdonuts.com
This shop is known for organic ingredients and gluten/grain-free and vegan friendly options. Menu changes monthly.
Kid Favorite: “Bar Snack,” a yeast raised ring topped with buttery caramel icing, salty peanuts, pretzels, potato chips and a chocolate drizzle
Most Unique: The “Crunchy Mister,” a ham and cheese doughnut
Best Seller: Vanilla Bean
Location: 908 W. College Ave., Decatur; 745 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta; 470-428-2023; revolutiondoughnuts.com
At this Mom and Pop gourmet doughnut shop, kids can watch the doughnuts being made.
Kid Favorite: Chocolate with sprinkles
Most Unique: The Dutch Monkey
Best Seller: Caramel Apple Fritter
Location: 3075 Ronald Reagan Blvd., Cumming; 404-482-3650; dutchmonkeydoughnuts.com
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: Strawberry and cream doughnut
Location: 2566 Briarcliff Rd NE; 404-315-6899; sublimedoughnuts.com
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: Chocolate, iced with sprinkles
Most Unique: New York Cheesecake
Best Seller: Original Glazed
Location: 295 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta; 404-876-7307; krispykreme.com
Dough in the Box
At this shop, enjoy a variety of 39 different types of doughnuts made every day.
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: 3184 Austell Rd. SW., Marietta; 770-436-5155; 2799 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Austell; 770-726-2295; doughinthebox.com
– Hayley Markowitz and Emily Webb