Top 5 Best Places to Get Doughnuts in Philadelphia

Top 5 Best Places to Get Doughnuts in Philadelphia

Top 5 Best Places to Get Doughnuts in Philadelphia

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Doughnuts PhillyPhiladelphia, PA - The doughnut (or donut) is the round symbol of infinite indulgence. Philly bakeries and restaurants offer a wide variety of sweet treats dusted with a sugary blend, stuffed with various sweet surprises, or glazed with any number of fantastic flavors.

Where to Find The Best Donuts in Philly

Doughnut devotion has grown in recent years with Federal Donuts' opening, featuring fancy donuts and fried chicken at outposts around the city. Still, long-standing city bakeries have all but perfected the fried delight. Donut in Philly Listed below, we've rounded up a few of our favorite doughnut and doughnut-inspired dishes found in and around the city that will bring out your inner foodie.

Beiler's Doughnuts

Located in the Reading Terminal Market, Beiler's offers a wide variety of authentic, homemade Pennsylvania Dutch doughnuts. With up to 40 varieties on display in a mouthwatering showcase, including hand-filled, bacon-covered, and apple fritters, you should be prepared to walk away with at least a dozen new doughnut friends. Be sure to browse Beiler's Bakery across the aisle for handmade sticky buns, rolls, and traditional Whoopie Pies. Location: 51 N. 12th St.

Federal Donuts

Arguably putting Philadelphia on the map for doughnut gourmands, Federal Donuts has solidified its reputation with just two items: doughnuts and fried chicken. Choose from doughnuts hot-and-fresh from the fryer then dusted with creative sugar spice blends or the more cake-like fancy varieties in a rotating selection of flavors like cookies and cream, sticky bun, and spicy peanut butter and jelly. The combination of flavors has locals and visitors making the trek to Federal Donuts' five locations (Pennsport, Rittenhouse, University City, Northern Liberties, and Citizens Bank Park). Bonus: Getting married? Federal Donuts can make you a towering doughnuts cake for your special day.

Frangelli's Bakery

Since 1947, Frangelli's Bakery in South Philadelphia has cranked out fresh-made doughnuts and traditional pastries daily. Each morning, Frangelli creates more than 500 doughnuts, including hand-glazed and filled doughnuts, which the Huffington Post considers among the "Dozen Best Donuts in America." Frangelli's has branched out from tradition in recent years by creating the delicious ice cream doughnut, a doughnut halved and filled with a scoop of ice cream Franolli, a monster-sized doughnut filled with fresh cannoli cream and tiny chocolate chips. Location: 847 West Ritner Street

Underground Donuts Tour

A roving food truck devoted to the doughnut, Undrgrnd Donuts makes up for its lack of vowels with a bevy of wild doughnut concoctions. Hot doughnuts can be dunked, dipped, or swirled into a rotating selection of flavorful combinations like the Wake-Up, with chocolate glaze, expresso dust, and a cream swirl; the Captain Kranky, featuring a strawberry glaze topped with Captain Crunch cereal; or The Homer with vanilla glaze, raw sugar, and chocolate bacon chunks. Mmmm. Chocolate bacon chunks.

Dottie's Donuts

A following is steadily growing for the vegan delicacies from Dottie's Donuts, found in select coffee shops throughout the city, including Green Line Cafe, Hub Bub Elixr. You can find the delicious vegan doughnuts in an ever-changing variety of flavors ranging from classic cinnamon and sugar flavors, fresh flavors like lemon lavender, and out-of-bounds creations like vegan maple bacon. For the latest flavors and locations, click the button below. Locations: Coffee Shops throughout the city.

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