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20 Destinations for Doughnuts Around Atlanta

From classic cake doughnuts to confections filled with vanilla cream

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The doughnut has long been considered a breakfast staple, but its popularity has grown beyond the morning meal, with more and more shops opening throughout metro Atlanta. From gourmet and artistic confections, to simple and classic cake varieties, there’s a shop for every doughnut lover in Atlanta.

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1. Dutch Monkey Doughnuts

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3075 Ronald Reagan Blvd #502
Cumming, GA 30041
(404) 482-3650
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Dutch Monkey is worth the trek north to Cumming for doughnuts. These perfectly fried doughnuts come in playful flavors like Not Samoa, a take on the Girl Scout cookie with chocolate, caramel, and coconut. The eponymous Dutch Monkey is filled with dulce de leche custard and topped with bananas and chocolate. The shop also has a serious coffee program serving Counter Culture Coffee to pair with their doughnuts, and free Wi-Fi. Open for drive-thru and takeout. Order online.

2. Scream'n Nuts

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5950 North Point Pkwy Suite 129
Alpharetta, GA 30022
(404) 474-4766
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Serving ice cream and doughnuts, the aptly named Scream n’ Nuts is a one-stop-shop for that sugar fix. The ice cream is made in small batches and changes frequently to allow for flavor creativity. Try the coconut ash and apple caramel. Doughnuts are equally creative here, but the order to try is the doughnut ice cream sandwich for the best of both worlds. Open for counter service.

3. Simply Done Donuts

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3550 W Lawrenceville St #340
Duluth, GA 30096
(678) 772-0523
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The food truck-turned-permanent doughnut shop opened in downtown Duluth. Simply Done serves treats that are mini in size and customizable. Create a combination or try one of the shop’s creations, like the Old Dirty Bird made with vanilla cake, chocolate icing, peanut butter, and crushed Oreo cookies. If Duluth proves too much of a haul north, the food truck still services ITP.  Order online for takeout or delivery via UberEats.

4. Marietta Donuts

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1282 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 109
Marietta, GA 30068
(470) 308-6130
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Head out to East Cobb to this gas station-adjacent gem. It’s no frills here with just a couple of seats, but the doughnuts (both yeast and cake varieties) are freshly fried and wholly satisfying. There’s also sausage kolaches — think pigs in a fluffy blanket — a Texas roadside favorite. Call to order. Curbside service available. Doughnut kits available.

5. Doughnut Dollies

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724 Cherokee St NE d
Marietta, GA 30060
(404) 365-5437
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Hidden in the basement of Canvas Cafe in Marietta, Doughnut Dollies is where Anna Gatti creates “chef-driven” doughnuts. The treats at this shop are beautifully adorned and come in creative flavors like Cereal Bowl, topped with cereal milk frosting or the Sweet Jane, a 24-hour brioche stuffed with vanilla pastry cream. There’s a second location open on Howell Mill Road, too. Order online for takeout.

6. Tip Top Donuts

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745 Cobb Pkwy N
Marietta, GA 30062
(678) 540-2601

This Marietta shop must be good if the Dunkin’ directly next door went out of business. The cake and yeast doughnuts are straightforward and uncomplicated, with the sour cream old fashioned being the stand-out on the menu. Go early and the shop will throw in a few doughnut holes, too. Call to order.

7. Dough In The Box

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3184 Austell Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30008
(770) 436-5155
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Want those socks knocked off by blueberry and apple fritters studded with berries and apples? Head over to Dough in the Box in Austell. There’s also customizable, cream- and jelly-filled doughnuts and croissants, too. Order via DoorDash for takeout or delivery.

8. Duck Donuts

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3655 Roswell Rd Unit 210
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 600-5699
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People flock to this North Carolina-born doughnut shop now in Buckhead, Toco Hills, Marietta, and Alpharetta for the seemingly endless flavor combinations. The vanilla cake doughnut is fried right in front of customers and then customized with as many toppings as desired. Order online for takeout.

9. DaVinci's Donuts

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3393 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326
(678) 897-1865
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With multiple locations throughout Buckhead and northern metro Atlanta, Da Vinci’s includes a variety of decadent doughnuts, like those topped with Oreos or dulce de leche, to simple powdered sugar and cinnamon-coated confections. There’s even the option to DIY that doughnut with a choice of icing or drizzle and toppings such as Fruity Pebbles, M&Ms, and mini marshmallows. Order online for takeout.

10. Donut City

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1880 Mountain Industrial Blvd A1
Tucker, GA 30084
(770) 558-6005
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Donut City in Tucker doesn’t get fancy with the doughnut selection, opting to keep it classic with cake, glazed, and old fashioned varieties by the half and whole dozen. There’s also bear claws for dunking in a hot cup of coffee, doughnut holes, and hot breakfast croissant sandwiches and burritos, too. Call to order or order at the counter.

11. Sarah Donuts

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2136 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
(678) 515-3849
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Sarah Donuts is a locally-owned doughnut chain with locations scattered throughout the northern suburbs and a shop in Decatur. Sarah draws in doughnut lovers for their simple approach to the classics. While the cake and yeast doughnuts might not be as beautifully presented as other shops, it’s all about the taste and playful shapes, such as a 3-D flower and a star. Call to preorder.

12. Sublime Doughnuts

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535 10th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 897-1801
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One of the first gourmet doughnut shops to hit the scene in Atlanta, Sublime is now a mainstay in Home Park and in Toco Hills. Who doesn’t love a 24-hour doughnut shop serving coffee and ice cream, too? Order the A-Town Cream, a chocolate-glazed, A-shaped doughnut filled with custard or the ice cream-stuffed doughnut burger. Flavors change frequently here, but expect doughnuts like s’mores, Nestle crunch, salt and vinegar, and red velvet to be on the menu. Order at the counter. Open for takeout and delivery via Zifty, GrubHub, UberEats, Postmates, and DoorDash.

13. no. 246

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129 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(678) 399-8246
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Ford Fry’s Italian restaurant in downtown Decatur is a great place to grab weekend brunch, which includes ricotta fritters. Bite-sized and coated in powdered sugar, these cheesy, sweet treats are airy and perfect for dunking in the seasonal jam accompanying them on the side. 

14. Five Daughters Bakery Ponce City Market

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1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE suite n143
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 963-1922
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The first Atlanta outpost of this popular Nashville doughnut shop opened in Ponce City Market in 2018. The shop’s most famous treat is the 100-layer doughnut — a doughnut-croissant hybrid that takes nearly four days to create. These giant doughnuts, however, are crispy and light, coming in flavors like chocolate sea salt or vanilla cream. Five Daughters also offers paleo and yeast doughnuts as well as a buttery, crispy croissant pastry called “the Quinn.” Five Daughter’s includes a location in the breezeway at Westside Provisions District. Order online for takeout.

15. Revolution Doughnuts & Coffee

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745 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(470) 428-2023
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Revolution Doughnuts now has two locations: the original in Decatur and a second shop in Inman park. Revolution offers a wide range of doughnuts, including around 15 vegan options. Try the light and airy raspberry sprinkle yeast doughnut or the triple chocolate cake doughnut. Revolution also carries gluten free doughnuts. However, please note, the doughnuts are made in a shared facility. Order online for takeout.

16. Hell Yeah Gluten Free

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This bakeshop is known for its Instagram-worthy and gluten-free sweet treats, but there’s also a couple of savory options like biscuits and mini pies, depending on the daily menu. Find everything from scones to sweet hand pies in the pastry case. The bakery offers vegan options, too. Items rotate frequently, but some daily options to try include the cinnamon rolls, breakfast sandwiches, and, of course, doughnuts. Currently the shop is offering preordering of its pastries and baked goods, including a half-dozen mystery box of doughnuts. Follow on Instagram for updates. Order online or at the counter.

17. Vegan Dream Doughnuts

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576 Lee St SW E
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 397-9174
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Located inside Strong Drink Vegan Juice Bar in West End, Vegan Dream Doughnuts offers gluten free confections that are made without dairy and unnecessary additives. Doughnuts are sweetened using coconut crystals and agave rather than sugar. Pop in to check out the doughnut flavors of the day or grab a cinnamon roll for the road. Open for takeout.

18. Hero Doughnuts & Buns

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33 Georgia Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(470) 369-6800
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The menu at Hero Doughnuts in Summerhill features over a dozen doughnut flavors, including a variety of cream-filled and cake doughnuts with toppings such as Fruity Pebbles or vanilla, chocolate, or pistachio glaze. Jam-filled doughnuts tend to change with the seasons. Hero also sells doughnut holes dipped in vanilla glaze, apple fritters, and cinnamon rolls. Most doughnuts are made using a brioche dough, which is also used to create the buns for Hero’s bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich, kolaches, hamburgers, fried bologna sandwich, and Buffalo chicken “super crunch” sandwich. Order online for takeout or delivery via UberEats.

19. Ray's Donuts #4

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2106 Candler Rd
Decatur, GA 30032
(678) 515-0173

Grab everything from classic cake doughnuts and jelly or creamed-filled doughnuts, to crullers and apple fritters at this Ray’s location on Candler Road. Order a box of dozen doughnuts to-go, along with hot coffee, cold brew, or Thai iced tea. Ray’s also serves croissant breakfast and bagel sandwiches, too. Order at the counter for takeout.

20. Best Country Doughnuts

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4746 Jonesboro Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 361-7108
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Move over Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’, regulars to this small shop in Forest Park say the doughnuts at Best Country are just that, the best doughnuts found anywhere in south metro Atlanta. Best Country offers everything from classic old fashioned cake varieties to sticky glazed doughnuts and those covered in chocolate. Doughnuts are baked fresh daily and often run out before the shop closes at 1 p.m. Opens at 5 a.m. Closed on Sundays.

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1. Dutch Monkey Doughnuts

3075 Ronald Reagan Blvd #502, Cumming, GA 30041

Dutch Monkey is worth the trek north to Cumming for doughnuts. These perfectly fried doughnuts come in playful flavors like Not Samoa, a take on the Girl Scout cookie with chocolate, caramel, and coconut. The eponymous Dutch Monkey is filled with dulce de leche custard and topped with bananas and chocolate. The shop also has a serious coffee program serving Counter Culture Coffee to pair with their doughnuts, and free Wi-Fi. Open for drive-thru and takeout. Order online.

3075 Ronald Reagan Blvd #502
Cumming, GA 30041

2. Scream'n Nuts

5950 North Point Pkwy Suite 129, Alpharetta, GA 30022

Serving ice cream and doughnuts, the aptly named Scream n’ Nuts is a one-stop-shop for that sugar fix. The ice cream is made in small batches and changes frequently to allow for flavor creativity. Try the coconut ash and apple caramel. Doughnuts are equally creative here, but the order to try is the doughnut ice cream sandwich for the best of both worlds. Open for counter service.

5950 North Point Pkwy Suite 129
Alpharetta, GA 30022

3. Simply Done Donuts

3550 W Lawrenceville St #340, Duluth, GA 30096

The food truck-turned-permanent doughnut shop opened in downtown Duluth. Simply Done serves treats that are mini in size and customizable. Create a combination or try one of the shop’s creations, like the Old Dirty Bird made with vanilla cake, chocolate icing, peanut butter, and crushed Oreo cookies. If Duluth proves too much of a haul north, the food truck still services ITP.  Order online for takeout or delivery via UberEats.

3550 W Lawrenceville St #340
Duluth, GA 30096

4. Marietta Donuts

1282 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 109, Marietta, GA 30068

Head out to East Cobb to this gas station-adjacent gem. It’s no frills here with just a couple of seats, but the doughnuts (both yeast and cake varieties) are freshly fried and wholly satisfying. There’s also sausage kolaches — think pigs in a fluffy blanket — a Texas roadside favorite. Call to order. Curbside service available. Doughnut kits available.

1282 Johnson Ferry Rd Suite 109
Marietta, GA 30068

5. Doughnut Dollies

724 Cherokee St NE d, Marietta, GA 30060

Hidden in the basement of Canvas Cafe in Marietta, Doughnut Dollies is where Anna Gatti creates “chef-driven” doughnuts. The treats at this shop are beautifully adorned and come in creative flavors like Cereal Bowl, topped with cereal milk frosting or the Sweet Jane, a 24-hour brioche stuffed with vanilla pastry cream. There’s a second location open on Howell Mill Road, too. Order online for takeout.

724 Cherokee St NE d
Marietta, GA 30060

6. Tip Top Donuts

745 Cobb Pkwy N, Marietta, GA 30062

This Marietta shop must be good if the Dunkin’ directly next door went out of business. The cake and yeast doughnuts are straightforward and uncomplicated, with the sour cream old fashioned being the stand-out on the menu. Go early and the shop will throw in a few doughnut holes, too. Call to order.

745 Cobb Pkwy N
Marietta, GA 30062

7. Dough In The Box

3184 Austell Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30008

Want those socks knocked off by blueberry and apple fritters studded with berries and apples? Head over to Dough in the Box in Austell. There’s also customizable, cream- and jelly-filled doughnuts and croissants, too. Order via DoorDash for takeout or delivery.

3184 Austell Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30008

8. Duck Donuts

3655 Roswell Rd Unit 210, Atlanta, GA 30342

People flock to this North Carolina-born doughnut shop now in Buckhead, Toco Hills, Marietta, and Alpharetta for the seemingly endless flavor combinations. The vanilla cake doughnut is fried right in front of customers and then customized with as many toppings as desired. Order online for takeout.

3655 Roswell Rd Unit 210
Atlanta, GA 30342

9. DaVinci's Donuts

3393 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326

With multiple locations throughout Buckhead and northern metro Atlanta, Da Vinci’s includes a variety of decadent doughnuts, like those topped with Oreos or dulce de leche, to simple powdered sugar and cinnamon-coated confections. There’s even the option to DIY that doughnut with a choice of icing or drizzle and toppings such as Fruity Pebbles, M&Ms, and mini marshmallows. Order online for takeout.

3393 Peachtree Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326

10. Donut City

1880 Mountain Industrial Blvd A1, Tucker, GA 30084

Donut City in Tucker doesn’t get fancy with the doughnut selection, opting to keep it classic with cake, glazed, and old fashioned varieties by the half and whole dozen. There’s also bear claws for dunking in a hot cup of coffee, doughnut holes, and hot breakfast croissant sandwiches and burritos, too. Call to order or order at the counter.

1880 Mountain Industrial Blvd A1
Tucker, GA 30084

11. Sarah Donuts

2136 N Decatur Rd, Decatur, GA 30033

Sarah Donuts is a locally-owned doughnut chain with locations scattered throughout the northern suburbs and a shop in Decatur. Sarah draws in doughnut lovers for their simple approach to the classics. While the cake and yeast doughnuts might not be as beautifully presented as other shops, it’s all about the taste and playful shapes, such as a 3-D flower and a star. Call to preorder.

2136 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033

12. Sublime Doughnuts

535 10th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

One of the first gourmet doughnut shops to hit the scene in Atlanta, Sublime is now a mainstay in Home Park and in Toco Hills. Who doesn’t love a 24-hour doughnut shop serving coffee and ice cream, too? Order the A-Town Cream, a chocolate-glazed, A-shaped doughnut filled with custard or the ice cream-stuffed doughnut burger. Flavors change frequently here, but expect doughnuts like s’mores, Nestle crunch, salt and vinegar, and red velvet to be on the menu. Order at the counter. Open for takeout and delivery via Zifty, GrubHub, UberEats, Postmates, and DoorDash.

535 10th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

13. no. 246

129 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030

Ford Fry’s Italian restaurant in downtown Decatur is a great place to grab weekend brunch, which includes ricotta fritters. Bite-sized and coated in powdered sugar, these cheesy, sweet treats are airy and perfect for dunking in the seasonal jam accompanying them on the side. 

129 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

14. Five Daughters Bakery Ponce City Market

1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE suite n143, Atlanta, GA 30308

The first Atlanta outpost of this popular Nashville doughnut shop opened in Ponce City Market in 2018. The shop’s most famous treat is the 100-layer doughnut — a doughnut-croissant hybrid that takes nearly four days to create. These giant doughnuts, however, are crispy and light, coming in flavors like chocolate sea salt or vanilla cream. Five Daughters also offers paleo and yeast doughnuts as well as a buttery, crispy croissant pastry called “the Quinn.” Five Daughter’s includes a location in the breezeway at Westside Provisions District. Order online for takeout.

1829, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE suite n143
Atlanta, GA 30308

15. Revolution Doughnuts & Coffee

745 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

Revolution Doughnuts now has two locations: the original in Decatur and a second shop in Inman park. Revolution offers a wide range of doughnuts, including around 15 vegan options. Try the light and airy raspberry sprinkle yeast doughnut or the triple chocolate cake doughnut. Revolution also carries gluten free doughnuts. However, please note, the doughnuts are made in a shared facility. Order online for takeout.

745 Edgewood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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16. Hell Yeah Gluten Free

Atlanta, GA

This bakeshop is known for its Instagram-worthy and gluten-free sweet treats, but there’s also a couple of savory options like biscuits and mini pies, depending on the daily menu. Find everything from scones to sweet hand pies in the pastry case. The bakery offers vegan options, too. Items rotate frequently, but some daily options to try include the cinnamon rolls, breakfast sandwiches, and, of course, doughnuts. Currently the shop is offering preordering of its pastries and baked goods, including a half-dozen mystery box of doughnuts. Follow on Instagram for updates. Order online or at the counter.

17. Vegan Dream Doughnuts

576 Lee St SW E, Atlanta, GA 30310

Located inside Strong Drink Vegan Juice Bar in West End, Vegan Dream Doughnuts offers gluten free confections that are made without dairy and unnecessary additives. Doughnuts are sweetened using coconut crystals and agave rather than sugar. Pop in to check out the doughnut flavors of the day or grab a cinnamon roll for the road. Open for takeout.

576 Lee St SW E
Atlanta, GA 30310

18. Hero Doughnuts & Buns

33 Georgia Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

The menu at Hero Doughnuts in Summerhill features over a dozen doughnut flavors, including a variety of cream-filled and cake doughnuts with toppings such as Fruity Pebbles or vanilla, chocolate, or pistachio glaze. Jam-filled doughnuts tend to change with the seasons. Hero also sells doughnut holes dipped in vanilla glaze, apple fritters, and cinnamon rolls. Most doughnuts are made using a brioche dough, which is also used to create the buns for Hero’s bacon, egg, and cheese breakfast sandwich, kolaches, hamburgers, fried bologna sandwich, and Buffalo chicken “super crunch” sandwich. Order online for takeout or delivery via UberEats.

33 Georgia Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

19. Ray's Donuts #4

2106 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA 30032

Grab everything from classic cake doughnuts and jelly or creamed-filled doughnuts, to crullers and apple fritters at this Ray’s location on Candler Road. Order a box of dozen doughnuts to-go, along with hot coffee, cold brew, or Thai iced tea. Ray’s also serves croissant breakfast and bagel sandwiches, too. Order at the counter for takeout.

2106 Candler Rd
Decatur, GA 30032

20. Best Country Doughnuts

4746 Jonesboro Rd, Forest Park, GA 30297

Move over Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’, regulars to this small shop in Forest Park say the doughnuts at Best Country are just that, the best doughnuts found anywhere in south metro Atlanta. Best Country offers everything from classic old fashioned cake varieties to sticky glazed doughnuts and those covered in chocolate. Doughnuts are baked fresh daily and often run out before the shop closes at 1 p.m. Opens at 5 a.m. Closed on Sundays.

4746 Jonesboro Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297

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