In case you haven’t heard, June 2nd is National Doughnut Day, which is the perfect excuse to forego your diet and seek out sweet treats in the name of celebrating a “national” holiday. From classic beloved glazed doughnuts to gourmet maple-infused bacon doughnuts, you’ll be able to satisfy your cravings at our ten favourite doughnut shops in Toronto.
1596 Queen St W
Three types of doughnuts are made fresh everyday, with a large selection of flavours to make your head spin. Glory Hole is doughnut heaven. Flavours change from season to season, all of them creative and tantalizing. You’ll be hard-pressed to find another doughnut shop that sells lemon ricotta cake doughnuts or a toast n’ butta yeast doughnuts.
713 Danforth Ave
All doughnuts, icings, fillings, custards and jams are made from scratch and filled with love. Each day brings a new roster of quirky flavours with equally quirky names like the One Night Stand and Pucker Up Sucker.
1970 Avenue Rd
If their wide selection of gourmet donuts haven’t impressed you, the fact that they recently won Food Network’s TV show Donut Showdown should convince you to visit. If you’re looking for award-winning, high quality doughnuts, this is the place to go.
376 College St & 181 Bay St. C320
Each batch of donuts is prepared fresh by pastry chefs and bakers using organic, locally-sourced ingredients. Whether they’re dipped, filled, or cake-style, all of them contain sugary goodness. Their menu changes from day to day so you’ll never tire of their selections.
1277 Bloor St W
You no longer have to scour the city to find vegan-friendly donuts. Through Being Cool make vegan treats in house every day, including batches of Instagram-worthy donuts.
Multiple locations across Toronto
There’s no brand more iconic than Krispy Creme in the donut world. It flourished for over 75 years and is still a popular stop for the classic glazed donut and other melt-in-your-mouth flavours today. You can find these budget-friendly treats at their shops across the city and on National Doughnut Day, they’re actually free.
374 Royal York Rd
At SanRemo Bakery, doughnuts come in all shapes and sizes (mini, regular, jumbo). Though their menu stays constant, there’s still an overwhelming 25 flavours to choose from. The drive out to Etobicoke is worth the drive, trust us.
7323 Woodbine Ave
You don’t have to go out of your way to find these donuts, they come to you! At festivals, amusement parks, sports games or the CNE, you’ll usually be able to spot the blue and while donut mobile without trouble. Tiny Tom Donuts are bite-sized, sugary, and portable, and are the perfect accompaniment for when you stroll around the festive grounds. When they’re not popping up, you can find their permanent location in Markham.
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