As a company, we’re a bit obsessed with the restaurant industry. Loving food is sort of a requirement around here and makes our job that much more interesting. As we’re out and about, one of the perks is eating our way through neighborhoods. Donuts have become our office go-to treat lately. So we thought we’d put together a list of our favorites donut places in New York City.
It’s important work we’re doing and it needs to be shared!
1. Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop
62 years of business says more than words can about Peter Pan Donut’s success. They’ve captivated their neighborhood as well as the rest of the city with their delicious donuts.
Address: 727 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
2. Doughnut Plant
With five locations, Doughnut Plant has been serving their egg-free donuts for over two decades. Our office’s favorite is the Brooklyn Blackout, but you can’t go wrong with any of the other flavors -- especially the seasonal specials!
-- 89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
-- 379 Grand Street, New York, NY 10012
-- 220 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
-- 245 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
-- 31 47th Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
Not your average donut -- the Doughnuttery has thirty(!) different sugar flavors that you can get your donuts rolled in.
-- 425 West 15th Street, New York, NY 10011
-- 1000S Eighth Avenue (Columbus Circle Subway Station), New York, NY 10019
-- 1 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019
Chef Gerson sought to create the classic pastry reimagined through the lense of her Mexican and European heritage. Try one of their seasonal flavors, or one my favorites-- the Dulce De Leche donut!
-- 448 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
-- 14 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011
-- 230 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10169
-- 700 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036
5. Dun-Well Doughnuts
Inspired by Homer Simpson’s love of donuts, and the inability to find vegan donuts in NYC, Dun-Well is NYC’s first all vegan donut shop.
-- 102 St. Marks Street, New York, NY 10009
-- 222 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY 10221
6. Du's Donuts
The brainchild of Chef Dufresne, a pioneer in molecular gastronomy, Du’s Donuts offers unique flavors like Oatmeal Chai, and Brown Butter Key Lime.
-- 107 N. 12th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
It’s really hard to wrong with deep fried dough covered and/or stuffed with something just as wonderful -- but these places are standouts. We’re willing to give any contenders fair considerations, so send us your favorites and it might make next year’s list!