Who doesn’t love to indulge in a delicious doughnut every once in a while?! Here are the top doughnut shops in the Phoenix area.
Chin Up Donuts
The mission of woman-owned Chin Up Donuts is “to bring more positivity and optimism to the world, one ring of dough at a time.” Mission accomplished. At The Promenade in North Scottsdale, Chin Up dishes up brioche doughnuts alongside house-roasted coffee daily. To learn more, visit chinupdonuts.com.
Alien Donuts in Old Town Scottsdale on 5th Avenue serves “cosmic donuts” seven days a week. They offer a new variety of doughnuts daily, with potential flavors including The Apple Newton, The Galaxy Donut, Alien Head and Lucky Charms. They also have some vegan and gluten-free options. For more information and to order online, visit aliendonuts.com.
BoSa Donuts serves up fresh doughnuts every day, with many locations throughout the Valley. From Scottsdale to Queen Creek, some BoSa locations are even open 24 hours so there is always a chance to grab your chocolate glazed or bear claw any time. For a list of locations, visit bosadonutsaz.com.
Located in Tempe, Donut Parlor serves fancy to classic and everything in between. Donut Parlor is a family-owned business that bakes its donuts daily from scratch. In addition to classic flavors, they offer gourmet delights like Apple Pie, M&Ms, Captain Crunch and Ferrero Rocher Nutella. For more information, visit donutparlor.com.
Urban Cookies Bake Shop is located on 7th Street, south of Thomas. This family-owned and -operated gourmet bakeshop specializes in made-from-scratch cookies, cupcakes and doughnuts created with local and organic ingredients. There are six donut flavors, all vegan and gluten-free, and it is recommended that you pre-order as they do sell out. For more information and a list of flavors, visit urbancookies.com.
Crave Grounds is a local coffee and little doughnut shop in Scottsdale located off of East Via Linda Road. They offer made-to-order mini doughnuts that are both cute and delicious. There is a large variety of flavors to choose from, including cinnamon sugar, glazed, chocolate, lemon, mocha, strawberry, birthday cake, Butterfinger, cherry pie, Oreo, and so many more. For more information, visit cravegrounds.com.
Hurts Donuts is a specialty doughnut shop in Tempe, serving unique and fun flavors. Some of the “favorite donuts” include Maple Bacon, Cotton Candy, Fruity Pebbles and Andes. For more information, visit wannahurts.com.
LaMar’s Donuts has locations in five different states, with the Arizona location on Bell Road, just east of the I-17. LaMar’s serves more than 75 different varieties, with the Ray’s Original Glazed being one of the most popular. For more information, visit lamars.com.
Rainbow Donuts, located on Thunderbird Road just west of 40th Street, makes fresh doughnuts daily. Seeking something really special? Try the maple bar with bacon. For more information, visit facebook.com/rainbowdonutsphx.
The Rollover Doughnut + Coffee House is located on Central Avenue, between Thomas and McDowell Roads, in Phoenix. Rollover Doughnuts has all your classic favorites as well “fancy” specialty sweets like Orange Glazed with Chopped Pistachios or super-unique options like the Spicy Thai Coconut. For more information, visit shortleashhotdogs.com.
The Local Donut
Bringing traditional doughnuts with a fun twist to Scottsdale, The Local Donut serves doughnuts made fresh every morning. Fruity Pebbles, Maple Bacon, Oreo Cookie and Salted Caramel are just a few of the creative options. For more information, visit thelocaldonutshop.com.