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Where to Stuff Your Face With Dallas's Finest Doughnuts

Hey, not every breakfast has to be healthy.

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Hypnotic Donuts keeps it weird.
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We're not saying you should eat them every day, but sometimes a fistful of sugar-coated fried dough for breakfast is just what the doctor ordered. (Okay, not literally. If your doctor tells you to eat donuts, you should probably find a new healthcare professional.) For those mornings when yogurt and granola just won't cut it, here's a map of 10 of the tastiest donut shops around the Metroplex.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Dallas Donuts

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10515 E Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX
(214) 348-6232
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If you've driven down this particular stretch of Northwest Highway, you've no doubt spotted this classic diner and wondered about it. Next time, you really ought to stop for a cup of coffee and a glazed donut or three. (Great classic breakfast plates like biscuits and gravy and grits, too.)

2. The Hole Thing

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571 FM 548
Forney, Texas 75126
(972) 552-5000
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If you happen to find yourself out in Forney, don't pass up the chance to swing by this creative shop for a red velvet cake doughnut, apple-bacon fritter, or other unique varieties like strawberry shortcake, Oreo mud pie, and sopapilla cheesecake.

3. Hypnotic Donuts

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9007 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 668-6999
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A pioneer in the Dallas donut market, Hypnotic introduced us to bacon and cereal-topped doughnuts. Try the Zoo Ropa with those pink-and-white animal cookies from your childhood, or the Breaking Bad, a chocolate cake doughnut topped with salted caramel icing; the nutty Peace'statio studded with pistachios is another favorite.

4. Jarams Donuts

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17459 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75252
(972) 248-7474
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Creme brulee, strawberry cream cheese, and s'mores are just some of the varieties you can expect to find at this treasure of a North Dallas doughnut shop. They top their yeast-raised doughnuts with everything from bacon to gummi bears to Ferrero Rocher truffles, and also serve some very tasty cronut imitators.

5. Lone Star Donuts

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1725 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, Texas 75208
The amazing 85-cent maple bacon donuts at this Oak Cliff donut factory go fast, so best get there very early if you want one (or five). [Photo: Matthew D./Foursquare]

6. Mustang Donuts

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6601 Hillcrest Ave
Dallas, Tx 75205
(214) 363-4878
SMU students pack on the "freshman 15" at this classic neighborhood donut shop, where the glazed are light and not too sweet and the chocolate milk is nice and cold. [Photo: Hung P./Yelp]

7. Yummy Donuts

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4355 W Lovers Ln.
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 520-7680
Green tea, red velvet, and dulce de leche donuts await your inner child at this brightly colored University Park shop, where you might even be lucky enough to find one resembling a Hello Kitty head. [Photo: Google Maps]

8. Glazed Donut Works

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2644 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-2275
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Everything here is made from scratch with fresh ingredients and real fruits; you can't go wrong with the maple bacon long john or the salted caramel old-fashioned, and there's always new seasonal flavors in rotation. (The cake doughnuts are especially good.) Late-night hours Thursday through Saturday bring absurd creations like doughnut grilled cheese and doughnut ice cream sandwiches.

9. Mojo Donuts

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6522 Lemmon Ave
Dallas, TX 75209
(469) 236-1305
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This Pookies Donuts replacement near Love Field also offers plenty of offbeat doughnut flavors, including lemon poppy seed, Froot Loops, Nutella almond, maple bacon, Guinness walnut, creme brulee, and more.

10. Top Pot Doughnuts

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8611 Hillcrest Ave
Dallas, TX 75225
(469) 232-9911
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This Seattle-born doughnut shop specializes in old-fashioned doughnuts — don't sleep on the excellent salted caramel version. There's also solid cake doughnuts in flavors like blueberry, double chocolate, and chai, and excellent coffee that Top Pot roasts themselves (plus a unique Ovaltine latte). A Lower Greenville location is coming soon.

1. Dallas Donuts

10515 E Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX
If you've driven down this particular stretch of Northwest Highway, you've no doubt spotted this classic diner and wondered about it. Next time, you really ought to stop for a cup of coffee and a glazed donut or three. (Great classic breakfast plates like biscuits and gravy and grits, too.)
10515 E Northwest Hwy
Dallas, TX

2. The Hole Thing

571 FM 548, Forney, Texas 75126
If you happen to find yourself out in Forney, don't pass up the chance to swing by this creative shop for a red velvet cake doughnut, apple-bacon fritter, or other unique varieties like strawberry shortcake, Oreo mud pie, and sopapilla cheesecake.
571 FM 548
Forney, Texas 75126

3. Hypnotic Donuts

9007 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
A pioneer in the Dallas donut market, Hypnotic introduced us to bacon and cereal-topped doughnuts. Try the Zoo Ropa with those pink-and-white animal cookies from your childhood, or the Breaking Bad, a chocolate cake doughnut topped with salted caramel icing; the nutty Peace'statio studded with pistachios is another favorite.
9007 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218

4. Jarams Donuts

17459 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75252
Creme brulee, strawberry cream cheese, and s'mores are just some of the varieties you can expect to find at this treasure of a North Dallas doughnut shop. They top their yeast-raised doughnuts with everything from bacon to gummi bears to Ferrero Rocher truffles, and also serve some very tasty cronut imitators.
17459 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75252

5. Lone Star Donuts

1725 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, Texas 75208
The amazing 85-cent maple bacon donuts at this Oak Cliff donut factory go fast, so best get there very early if you want one (or five). [Photo: Matthew D./Foursquare]
1725 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, Texas 75208

6. Mustang Donuts

6601 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, Tx 75205
SMU students pack on the "freshman 15" at this classic neighborhood donut shop, where the glazed are light and not too sweet and the chocolate milk is nice and cold. [Photo: Hung P./Yelp]
6601 Hillcrest Ave
Dallas, Tx 75205

7. Yummy Donuts

4355 W Lovers Ln., Dallas, TX 75209
Green tea, red velvet, and dulce de leche donuts await your inner child at this brightly colored University Park shop, where you might even be lucky enough to find one resembling a Hello Kitty head. [Photo: Google Maps]
4355 W Lovers Ln.
Dallas, TX 75209

8. Glazed Donut Works

2644 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
Everything here is made from scratch with fresh ingredients and real fruits; you can't go wrong with the maple bacon long john or the salted caramel old-fashioned, and there's always new seasonal flavors in rotation. (The cake doughnuts are especially good.) Late-night hours Thursday through Saturday bring absurd creations like doughnut grilled cheese and doughnut ice cream sandwiches.
2644 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226

9. Mojo Donuts

6522 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209
This Pookies Donuts replacement near Love Field also offers plenty of offbeat doughnut flavors, including lemon poppy seed, Froot Loops, Nutella almond, maple bacon, Guinness walnut, creme brulee, and more.
6522 Lemmon Ave
Dallas, TX 75209

10. Top Pot Doughnuts

8611 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, TX 75225
This Seattle-born doughnut shop specializes in old-fashioned doughnuts — don't sleep on the excellent salted caramel version. There's also solid cake doughnuts in flavors like blueberry, double chocolate, and chai, and excellent coffee that Top Pot roasts themselves (plus a unique Ovaltine latte). A Lower Greenville location is coming soon.
8611 Hillcrest Ave
Dallas, TX 75225

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