West Philly Proving that donuts can still be healthy(ish?), Dottie’s has been a vegan favorite the past two years. This month, Dottie’s will finally be opening a brick-and-mortar location in West Philly serving 12 different daily varieties -- until then, you can still snag them at one of two dozen coffee shops and cafes around the city, like Grindcore House, Elixer, and Arcade.
Spruce Hill For a no-frills donut experience, Donuts Plus in west, West Philly is top of the list. The staff is super friendly and prices are dirt cheap -- you’ll end up paying a little less than $3 for a donut and large coffee. Don’t sleep on the apple fritters -- Donuts Plus might have the best version in the city.
Mayfair Haegele's Bakery in Mayfair must be doing something right -- the beloved German bakery has been in continuous operation since 1930 with no end in sight. That’s probably because everything it puts out is damn good, from German specialties like strudels to cream- or sugar-coated donuts. A photo posted by sasmstr (@sluttyfoodblog)
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Holmesburg Technically, they do serve other types of donuts at Holmesburg bakery, but if you’re heading to the NE, it’s the cream-stuffed donuts that are the must-haves. Hauntingly good, they are well worth the half hour drive up 95 to snag a dozen.
Washington Square West Perhaps better known for the cupcakes, Sweet Box in Washington Square West makes great donuts that are too-often overlooked. Baked, not fried, the donuts don't hinge on being overly sweet but still nail the sugar-laden treat.
Love free donuts? Find out where to stock up for this year's National Donut Day on Friday, June 2, 2017.
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