Whoever thought of deep frying dough and adding glaze did us all a favor. Glazed, plain, sprinkles or none, every form of this carby goodness is mouth-watering. Donuts have found a home in Austinite tummies. Here are our favorite Austin donut shops to satisfy your cravings!
Best Donuts in Austin – 5 Top Doughnut Shops & Places
1/ Little Lucy’s
If you’ve ever been on Rainey Street, I guarantee you’ve seen Little Lucy’s pink food truck. The mini donuts, made fresh to order, come in a signature pink baggie, and the menu has a large variety of flavor combinations to choose from.
If you’re more of a DIYer, you can choose your own toppings and dips to achieve epitome deliciousness.
74 Rainey St. – Website
2/ Zucchini Kill
Tucked away in North Loop next to Bistro Vonish, Zucchini Kill is a haven for gluten-free and vegan dessert lovers. This women-run shop creates donuts and other baked goodies from scratch. The ladies love music and are all talented musicians. This love travels to the baked goods themselves, which you’ll notice in names given to them.
Flavors change frequently, so visit as often as you can.
701 E. 53rd St. Suite C – Website
3/ Master Donuts
Master Donuts’ Riverside shop dishes out delightfully creative donuts. It’s the go-to place for alphabet donuts in Austin! I mean, who wouldn’t want to start their birthday with an edible greeting?
Keep an eye out for the rotating specials, like mermaid and unicorn donuts.
6100 E. Riverside Dr. #103 – Website
4/ Bougie’s Donuts
We all love Bougie’s! The South Austin shop serves gourmet donuts along with the hot beverage that complements them best: coffee.
The warm, inviting shop is full of interesting flavors like chocolate bacon, double berry, and blueberry cake. Bougie’s even serves a donut inspired by Homer Simpson, aptly named “The Homer.”
5400 Brodie Lane – Website
5/ Mrs. Johnson’s Bakery
No donut roundup is complete without Mrs. Johnsons Bakery! The iconic north Austin shop has been belting out classic donuts since 1948. It should be the first place you think of when midnight cravings hit. The shop’s open all night long.
Starting at 8:45 p.m., you can grab hot-off-the-line donuts in a variety of classic flavors. The best part? The donuts are made right in front of you!
4909 Airport Blvd. – Website
Looking beyond the donut for other dessert options? Check out Top 10 Dessert Places in Austin.