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Butterbeer doughnuts at the Salty Donut
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Where to Eat the Best Doughnuts in Dallas-Fort Worth

From classic glazed to over-the-top creations, these are the metroplex’s finest fried dough rounds

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Butterbeer doughnuts at the Salty Donut
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Doughnuts are, blessedly, everywhere in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. It’s a proven fact that a deep-fried round of dough makes getting through a tough morning a little bit easier, especially when there are so many killer local options.

And sure, there are countless shops serving up serviceable glazed doughnuts, but the bar has officially been raised. If you’d like to have a doughnut experience, these Dallas shops will definitely fit the bill.

From horchata-soaked brioche doughnuts to creative flavor combinations like lemon and passionfruit, head to one of these excellent DFW doughnut shops for a doughnut — or a dozen! — that won’t disappoint.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Hurts Donut

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3288 Main St #101
Frisco, TX 75033
(469) 214-8001
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Bring the kids — or let your inner kid out at the DFW outpost of this popular chain. Hurts is the kind of spot where wacky doughnut names are only topped by the piles of cereal, candy, and icing that decorate their products. Don’t like what you see? DIY doughnuts that incorporate all those over-the-top toppings are also an option. Order from Uber Eats, Doordash, or Grubhub.

2. Detour Doughnuts and Coffee

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8161 FM 423
Frisco, TX 75036
(469) 535-3585
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These doughnuts for the adventurous are an experience worth driving to Frisco for, unless you’re lucky enough to live nearby. Detour combines unexpected flavors like beets and ricotta or lemon and passionfruit, resetting the menu every month with a new selection of sophisticated offerings. Find them on Uber Eats and Grubhub.

3. Earnest Donuts

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4740 TX-121 #700
Lewisville, TX 75056
(214) 469-1177
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Earl Grey, Key Lime, and Strawberry Cheesecake doughnuts, oh my! Earnest takes all the elements and flavors you’d expect to find in a great neighborhood bakery and shrinks them down into munchable doughnuts. Order from Uber Eats, Postmates, Grubhub, or Seamless.

4. Sweet Daze Dessert Bar

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3356, 581 W Campbell Rd #127
Richardson, TX 75080
(972) 707-7295
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Most doughnut shops close at noon, so what’s a body to do if you need a late afternoon or evening doughnut? Head to Sweet Daze in Richardson. This dessert bar has a select offering of doughnuts with highly Instagrammable icing for the discerning. If you’re brave, try the S’mores flavored doughnut. If not, the Unicorn, complete with an icing horn, and Galaxy, which is topped with sugar stars, offers a nice iced, yeast donut option. Order from Uber Eats, Grubhub, or Doordash.

5. Yummy Donuts

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4355 Lovers Ln
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 520-7680

This neighborhood favorite is reminiscent of only the fondest childhood memories. The Oreo and peanut butter-topped doughnuts are in high demand by those who can’t quite see over the counter and the line can sometimes be out the door. Find them on Grubhub, Postmates, Uber Eats, and Seamless

6. Mojo Doughnuts

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6522 Lemmon Ave
Dallas, TX 75209
(469) 236-1305
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This unlikely-looking storefront near Love Field hides a hidden gem: incredible doughnuts that melt in your mouth. Don’t miss their perfect cronut, which has buttery layers you’ll think about for days. They keep it simple, so go for a plain glazed or indulge with the salty caramel. Find them on Grubhub and Seamless.

7. Hypnotic Donuts & Biscuits

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9007 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 668-6999
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Hypnotic is now one of the longest-running designer doughnut spots in DFW. Come to try the Canadian Healthcare, a long bar doughnut topped with maple glaze and a strip of candied bacon. Find them on Favor, Postmates, and Uber Eats.

8. Cha Cha Donuts

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2101 Pipeline Rd Suite 400
Bedford, TX 76022
(682) 738-3530

Find all your standard doughnut options here, but the proprietor makes a nod to fancy with some glamorous cronuts topped with strawberries and blueberries, paired with Nutella or Bavarian cream. 

9. Jarams Donuts Lakewood

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2117 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75214
(469) 248-0257
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Come for the funnel cake doughnuts and stay for the fresh fruit toppings and marvelous glaze at this longstanding North Dallas doughnut destination. Don’t skip the kolaches at Jarams, which are as delectable as all the sweet stuff. Order at https://www.jarams.com/ for next-day delivery, or find them on Grubhub, Uber Eats and Doordash.

10. Cliff's Donut Shop

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2433 W Shady Grove Rd
Irving, TX 75060
(972) 790-2511

Just looking for an assorted dozen of beautiful, homemade doughnuts? Cliff’s specializes in them. Stop by when you want to keep it old school — or combine a dozen with your breakfast order of choice, they’ve got a full menu. It’s only the hits here, so expect glazed and iced in the traditional flavors, with no modern flare needed. Order takeout and delivery from Uber Eats, or Postmates.

11. Urban Donut

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2805 Allen St
Dallas, TX 75204
(469) 444-1302
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Urban has many doughnut options, but the way to go in this Uptown patisserie is to hit the Selfie Bar. Start by choose from a variety of bread bases (standard yeast, a long roll, cake, and flavors including red velvet, blueberry, vanilla, and chocolate) and top it with frosting (all the expected flavors and, for the more eccentric, Oreo, peanut butter, and maple are on offer), toppings (fruits, nuts, and candies), then add a drizzle (think hot fudge or raspberry). Order takeout and delivery directly from the restaurant at https://www.urbandonutdallas.com/delivery.

12. Lone Star Donuts

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1727 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
(214) 946-2185
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Lone Star supplies doughnuts to many shops in Dallas, all from a classic Art Deco diner in Oak Cliff. During the pandemic, the shop has limited its flavor options, but it is possible to score a cheap package of imperfect pastries six days a week, from powdered doughnuts to cheese and cherry danishes. Order from Grubhub or Seamless.

13. The Salty Donut

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414 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(972) 707-9889
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This Miami export opened its first Dallas location in 2020, and it’s already a beloved favorite. The pastries here are decadent and unique — try the horchata doughnut and the white chocolate tres leches made of brioche — and the coffee is always piping hot. Order takeout and delivery trhough Uber Eats.

14. Funkytown Donuts

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1000 8th Ave Ste 101
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 862-9750
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This Fort Worth doughnut destination stays true to its name: the flavor profiles are funky. Think fried dough topped with Thai tea glaze and filled with sweet cream, or pomegranate with toasted meringue. The options here change monthly, which means that every trip can be decidedly unique. Oder delivery from Doordash, Grubhub, or Favor.

1. Hurts Donut

3288 Main St #101, Frisco, TX 75033

Bring the kids — or let your inner kid out at the DFW outpost of this popular chain. Hurts is the kind of spot where wacky doughnut names are only topped by the piles of cereal, candy, and icing that decorate their products. Don’t like what you see? DIY doughnuts that incorporate all those over-the-top toppings are also an option. Order from Uber Eats, Doordash, or Grubhub.

3288 Main St #101
Frisco, TX 75033

2. Detour Doughnuts and Coffee

8161 FM 423, Frisco, TX 75036

These doughnuts for the adventurous are an experience worth driving to Frisco for, unless you’re lucky enough to live nearby. Detour combines unexpected flavors like beets and ricotta or lemon and passionfruit, resetting the menu every month with a new selection of sophisticated offerings. Find them on Uber Eats and Grubhub.

8161 FM 423
Frisco, TX 75036

3. Earnest Donuts

4740 TX-121 #700, Lewisville, TX 75056

Earl Grey, Key Lime, and Strawberry Cheesecake doughnuts, oh my! Earnest takes all the elements and flavors you’d expect to find in a great neighborhood bakery and shrinks them down into munchable doughnuts. Order from Uber Eats, Postmates, Grubhub, or Seamless.

4740 TX-121 #700
Lewisville, TX 75056

4. Sweet Daze Dessert Bar

3356, 581 W Campbell Rd #127, Richardson, TX 75080

Most doughnut shops close at noon, so what’s a body to do if you need a late afternoon or evening doughnut? Head to Sweet Daze in Richardson. This dessert bar has a select offering of doughnuts with highly Instagrammable icing for the discerning. If you’re brave, try the S’mores flavored doughnut. If not, the Unicorn, complete with an icing horn, and Galaxy, which is topped with sugar stars, offers a nice iced, yeast donut option. Order from Uber Eats, Grubhub, or Doordash.

3356, 581 W Campbell Rd #127
Richardson, TX 75080

5. Yummy Donuts

4355 Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75225

This neighborhood favorite is reminiscent of only the fondest childhood memories. The Oreo and peanut butter-topped doughnuts are in high demand by those who can’t quite see over the counter and the line can sometimes be out the door. Find them on Grubhub, Postmates, Uber Eats, and Seamless

4355 Lovers Ln
Dallas, TX 75225

6. Mojo Doughnuts

6522 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209

This unlikely-looking storefront near Love Field hides a hidden gem: incredible doughnuts that melt in your mouth. Don’t miss their perfect cronut, which has buttery layers you’ll think about for days. They keep it simple, so go for a plain glazed or indulge with the salty caramel. Find them on Grubhub and Seamless.

6522 Lemmon Ave
Dallas, TX 75209

7. Hypnotic Donuts & Biscuits

9007 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

Hypnotic is now one of the longest-running designer doughnut spots in DFW. Come to try the Canadian Healthcare, a long bar doughnut topped with maple glaze and a strip of candied bacon. Find them on Favor, Postmates, and Uber Eats.

9007 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX 75218

8. Cha Cha Donuts

2101 Pipeline Rd Suite 400, Bedford, TX 76022

Find all your standard doughnut options here, but the proprietor makes a nod to fancy with some glamorous cronuts topped with strawberries and blueberries, paired with Nutella or Bavarian cream. 

2101 Pipeline Rd Suite 400
Bedford, TX 76022

9. Jarams Donuts Lakewood

2117 Abrams Rd, Dallas, TX 75214

Come for the funnel cake doughnuts and stay for the fresh fruit toppings and marvelous glaze at this longstanding North Dallas doughnut destination. Don’t skip the kolaches at Jarams, which are as delectable as all the sweet stuff. Order at https://www.jarams.com/ for next-day delivery, or find them on Grubhub, Uber Eats and Doordash.

2117 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75214

10. Cliff's Donut Shop

2433 W Shady Grove Rd, Irving, TX 75060

Just looking for an assorted dozen of beautiful, homemade doughnuts? Cliff’s specializes in them. Stop by when you want to keep it old school — or combine a dozen with your breakfast order of choice, they’ve got a full menu. It’s only the hits here, so expect glazed and iced in the traditional flavors, with no modern flare needed. Order takeout and delivery from Uber Eats, or Postmates.

2433 W Shady Grove Rd
Irving, TX 75060

11. Urban Donut

2805 Allen St, Dallas, TX 75204

Urban has many doughnut options, but the way to go in this Uptown patisserie is to hit the Selfie Bar. Start by choose from a variety of bread bases (standard yeast, a long roll, cake, and flavors including red velvet, blueberry, vanilla, and chocolate) and top it with frosting (all the expected flavors and, for the more eccentric, Oreo, peanut butter, and maple are on offer), toppings (fruits, nuts, and candies), then add a drizzle (think hot fudge or raspberry). Order takeout and delivery directly from the restaurant at https://www.urbandonutdallas.com/delivery.

2805 Allen St
Dallas, TX 75204

12. Lone Star Donuts

1727 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203

Lone Star supplies doughnuts to many shops in Dallas, all from a classic Art Deco diner in Oak Cliff. During the pandemic, the shop has limited its flavor options, but it is possible to score a cheap package of imperfect pastries six days a week, from powdered doughnuts to cheese and cherry danishes. Order from Grubhub or Seamless.

1727 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203

13. The Salty Donut

414 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208

This Miami export opened its first Dallas location in 2020, and it’s already a beloved favorite. The pastries here are decadent and unique — try the horchata doughnut and the white chocolate tres leches made of brioche — and the coffee is always piping hot. Order takeout and delivery trhough Uber Eats.

414 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

14. Funkytown Donuts

1000 8th Ave Ste 101, Fort Worth, TX 76104

This Fort Worth doughnut destination stays true to its name: the flavor profiles are funky. Think fried dough topped with Thai tea glaze and filled with sweet cream, or pomegranate with toasted meringue. The options here change monthly, which means that every trip can be decidedly unique. Oder delivery from Doordash, Grubhub, or Favor.

1000 8th Ave Ste 101
Fort Worth, TX 76104

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