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Best Donuts in Toronto
There is no shortage of competition when it comes to donuts in Toronto. Donut shops across the GTA are always innovating new and experimental flavours that you won’t find anywhere else. Get your cup of coffee ready, as we’ll show you where you can get the best donuts in Toronto.
16) Tiny Tom Donuts Ltd
This local donut spot in Markham is known for its addicting mini-donuts. The donuts you get here are plain and simple but packed with flavours. You can see the donuts made right in front of your eyes on their automated assembly line. You can get a 12-pack of these delectable little treats for just $5! Be sure not to finish them all before you get home.
15) Amazing Donuts
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This donut shop definitely lives up to its name of being amazing. Located on Bathurst St in North York, this is a place to go if you’re craving donuts. They have fun with their donuts here, as they’re constantly testing new flavours and designs. Some of their most notable donuts include their Emoji donuts, popcorn, edible glitter, and other wacky flavours that you’ll want to try. Also, all the donuts made here are tree-nut, peanut, and sesame seed-free, so if you’re allergic to nuts; this is another reason why you should check this place out.
14) Harry and Heels California Donuts
Located near Euclid Ave & Dundas St.W, you’ll find a small bakery that offers some of the most creative donuts in Toronto. Here you find all kinds of flavours including cinnamon, toasted coconut, oreo, and more; best of all, they even offer an option where you can add ice cream filling to your donut. Be sure to come early, as these donuts sell out fast.
13) Euro Desserts
Euro Dessert is a bakery in North York, which takes donuts to another level. Not only do they have unique flavours of donuts like Ferrero Rocher, Pink Lemonade, Banana Split; but they also present it extravagantly. Instead of having your donuts presented in a boring donut box, Euro Desserts can serve the donuts as a Donut Tower or as a Donut Bouquet. Be sure to contact them in advance, as they require a 48-hour notice for those options.
12) The Rolling Pin
The Rolling Pin is a gourmet bakery in North York. They play around when it comes to donuts here, as they have almost 100 different flavours of donuts. Here you will find classics like Boston cream donuts to something unique like their Elvis donut, which is a sugar-glazed donut topped with bananas, bacon, and peanut butter. Better get there early, as they always have a huge line-up, plus they close at 2 p.m.
11) Isabella's Mochi Donut Boutique
Isabella’s is a Japanese-inspired bakery that is known for its mochi donuts. Since their start in 2017, they have quickly expanded with 3 locations in the GTA. Unlike the traditional donut which is made from dough; the donut served here is made with glutinous rice, which has a satisfying and chewy texture. Here you can get unique flavours like lychee, Tokyo fog, earl grey, and more. Definitely worth a try, if you’re looking to try something new.
Bloomer’s is an artisan bakeshop located on Bloor St. W. Here you can get hand-crafted donuts that are prepared fresh every morning. No matter the occasion, bloomer’s have the perfect donut to match the mood. Celebrating a birthday? They have a birthday donut. Going on a camping trip? Try their campfire’s s’more donut. The number of flavours they offer here is simply mind-blowing. Best of all, all their donuts are 100% vegan, so you don’t have to feel too bad eating one of these delicious treats.
9) FUGO Desserts
FUGO Desserts is a humble little sweets shop located on Queen St W. Here they are known for their mini-donuts with creative flavours like Cookie Monster, Brown Cow, Strawberry Pocky, and more. These adorable treats are fluffy, warm, and evenly filled with toppings. The combinations you can get here are endless, and you’ll want to come back again to try more of their other flavours.
8) Dipped Donuts Inc
This chic spot located in the heart of Kensington Market is where you’ll find some of Toronto’s fanciest donuts. Just from the appearances of their donuts alone, you can already tell, this is not your average donut shop. Here you can get flavours like Mango Ginger, Strawberry Shortcake, Maple Spiced Pecan Crumble, and more. They also have different donut choices including, regular, vegan, as well as mini-donuts. This is the place to be if you’re feeling a little fancy.
7) MACHINO DONUTS
Located on Bloor St W, here you will find vegan donuts that are handmade from scratch. They don’t have as many options compared to the other place on this list; however, the quality of their donuts here definitely stands out. All the donuts here are made fresh on the day, and they all have a nice fluffy texture and just the right sweetness. If you want to give this place a try, better come earlier before they’re all sold out.
6) Cops Coffee & Doughnuts
Cop’s as its name implies, specializes in donuts and coffee. Here you will drip coffee made with single-origin beans, which pairs perfectly with the specialty miniature donuts. What is special about the donuts here, is that their dough is made with 100% plant-based ingredients, including the vegetable oils which they use to fry it. Here you can enjoy many flavours including Simpson’s, Snickers, Matcha Berries, and even Sour Cream. Be sure to order some extra, as they’ll be gone before you know it.
Tori’s is a cute little bakery located on Queen St E. Everything you’ll find here is plant-based, made with natural, organic, and seasonal ingredients. Some of the flavours you can get here are vanilla, salted dark chocolate, mini-donuts, as well as a variety of seasonal donuts (this month is Pineapple Upside-Down. The donut is prepared fresh every morning, and they look like they’re straight out of a cartoon. If you are near the Glen Stewart’s Park area, definitely give this spot a try!
4) Krispy Kreme Café
You can’t have a best donuts list without the iconic Krispy Kreme. This donut shop is widely known worldwide and has a cult-like following. They have a huge assortment of flavours, and they are constantly introducing new flavours into their line-up. As of writing, they’ve introduced their new “s’mores donut” which is a collaboration with Hershey’s Milk Chocolate. However, nothing can top their original glazed Krispy Kreme donuts.
3) Daddy O Doughnuts & British Baked Goods
Daddy O’s is a humble little bakery located in Mississauga. Don’t let its unassuming storefront fool you, as when you step inside, you’ll be greeted with display after display of different flavour donuts including coffee cake, lotus biscoff, carrot cake, and many others that you’ve probably never seen before. Here you will find a flavour that is sure to satisfy anyone’s cravings, as there are just so many that you won’t know where to start. Plus, they are constantly creating new and exciting flavours every month.
2) Von Doughnuts
Von’s is a go-to spot for quality handmade donuts that never disappoint. Located on Danforth Ave, here you’ll always get to try new and exciting flavours, as their menu is constantly changing on the daily. The donuts you get here are quite hefty, as they are large, fat, and filled with sugary goodness. If you’re on a cheat day, make it count at Von’s.
1) Glory Hole Doughnuts
From just its name, you can already expect a delicious treat from this donut shop. Located on Queen St W, this stylish donut shop offers addicting handmade donuts that are known throughout the city. From its appearance alone, you can easily distinguish one of their creations if you ever see it on the streets. The donuts you get here are big, fluffy, and packed with flavour. A favourite here is their salted caramel, which has the perfect balance of sweet and saltiness.
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That’s it for our list of the best donuts in Toronto. Hope this list was able to find you the perfect donut to go along with your morning coffee. If you want to learn more about Toronto, be sure to check out our other posts on all things Toronto.