With the exceptional food scene in Philadelphia, you can already imagine the delicious doughnuts you’ll find in this city if you know where to look.
In fact, it’s probably not too far off to say that Philly has some of the best doughnuts in the country.
But, we’ll let you be the judge of that. Philly Views has brought together the most scrumptious compilation of doughnuts this city has to offer, and we’ll even tell you where to find them.
From glazed to green tea to bacon covered, Philly has something for everyone.
Spoiler: Dunkin’ Donuts did not make this list, because we can do better than that.
These Are The Best Doughnuts in Philadelphia:
1219 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
1632 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
3428 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(275) 275- 8489
701 N 7th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
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2101 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Donuts and fried chicken? This is the perfect combination at Federal Donuts. Customers order chicken with their choice of seasoning, which can be served with a honey glazed donut. If you don’t want to combine the sweet and savory flavors, you can order a donut without the chicken. Some of the more popular flavors include cookies and cream, strawberry-lavender, Snow Cap, coffee cake, and pastelito.
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51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
3900 Chestnut Street
Beiler’s has been providing Amish style donuts to Philadephia for over 30 years. The doughnuts are freshly made every single day. Some of the specialty flavors include chocolate and vanilla Fruity Pebbles, key lime, and the Elvis Delight, which contains peanut butter créme filling, and topped with banana and bacon.
If you are looking for a more traditional flavor, its menu also contains flavors such as glazed, chocolate sprinkles, and créme-filled powered. Beiler’s can be found on Grubhub, Caviar, and UberEats so you can enjoy its delicious doughnuts from the comfort of your couch.
4529 Springfield Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143
509 S 6th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
If you are looking to enjoy a donut on a vegetarian/vegan diet, then Dottie’s Donuts is the place to go. It has a variety of unique flavors, such as chocolate pistachio, Thai tea, lemon poppy, Almond Joy, Butterfinger, and rosemary brown sugar. Even better, Dottie’s Donuts can be found on UberEats, Postmates, and Caviar.
7114 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19135
At Factory Donuts, the possibilities are endless. Every donut is made to order, so customers have the ability to customize their donuts by choosing a base, a glaze, and toppings. If you don’t feel like creating your own, you can choose from a menu of 23 signature donuts. Some of its specialty flavors include mint chocolate chip, french toast, strawberry lemonade, maple bacon explosion, and chocolate banana. Factory Donuts also serves tea and coffee to pair with this sweet treat.
Okie Dokie uses gluten-free ingredients for all of their doughnuts. The menu is always changing because it contains seasonal flavors. Although there is not a storefront at this time, orders can be picked up or delivered. Some of its flavors include chocolate cherry, blood orange olive oil, green tea and coconut, and Kentucky butter.
If you want to see some more gluten-free options, check out our gluten-free guide to Philadelphia.
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847 W Ritner St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19148
Frangelli’s Bakery has been providing Philadelphia with sweet treats since 1947. Some flavors on the menu include glazed, jelly, french toast, and salted caramel. Frangelli’s also serves doughnuts with a twist, including ice cream doughnuts and franolis, a doughnut with cannoli filling.
Hello Donuts serves both traditional and vegan donuts. Although Hello Donuts does not have a permanent storefront, special orders can be submitted. You can find their products on the weekends at the following locations: Reanimator Coffee, Res Ipsa Cafe, River Wards Cafe, One Shot Cafe, Girard on Girard, Cafe Line, Herman’s Coffee, and Brenna’s West. Some of its specialty flavors include white chocolate and black lava salt, summer sangria, pear and walnut, and sesame honey.
Keep an eye out for this food truck as they travel throughout the city, especially through the campuses of Temple and Drexel University. They also specialize in a variety of events, including private events. Some of it’s most popular flavors include Cinnamon Challenge, Black Forest, which contains Rasberry coating, coconut, and chocolate chips, and Wake up, which is made with a chocolate coating, espresso dust, and cream swirl.
4164 Barnett St., Mayfair
Philadelphia, PA 19135
This German bakery has been serving its sweet treats since 1930. Some of its specialties include cream and jelly doughnuts, chocolate cream doughnuts, cinnamon donuts with vanilla or chocolate icing, and twisted doughnuts. They also serve traditional Fastnachts, a popular tradition for donut day or “fat Tuesday.”
1424 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
If you have food allergies or diet restrictions but still want to enjoy donuts, then Sweet Freedom Bakery is the perfect place. It is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, corn-free, peanut-free, refined sugar-free, and kosher. Some of the flavors that can be found at this bakery include chocolate, cinnamon sugar, lemon coconut glazed, plain with chocolate glaze, apple cider, and pumpkin.
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901 S 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Since 1988, Golden Donuts has been providing Philadelphia with quality treats. Some of its most popular flavors include Boston cream, chocolate frosted, and jelly filled. Another popular item is its apple fritter, which can be purchased for only $1. Customers can also find donut holes here, sold at 8 for $1.
4325 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
For about 20 years, Donut Plus has been offering simple yet delicious donut flavors. Some of its most popular include glazed, plain cake, sour cream old fashion, and french crullers. The donuts are made in the store every morning, so you can always count on them being fresh.
1339 W Oregon Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148
For only $.75, customers can enjoy their favorite classic flavors, such as glazed, chocolate, vanilla, jelly filled, and Boston cream. Other sweet treats include donut holes (bag of 8), apple fritters, and cinnamon rolls. Purchase options include single donuts, 1/2 dozen, or one dozen. If you are looking for something to compliment your favorite donut, you can also find breakfast sandwiches, hoagies, and hot dogs at this spot.