Everyone loves a good donut, and Boston sure knows how to serve them up. From the fancy gourmet shops to the classic, family-owned spots, there’s no end of options if you find yourself craving a donut.
Nestled on Tremont Street in the South End, Blackbird is a tiny space that packs some big flavors. While Blackbird has classics like vanilla raised and chocolate sprinkled, it also offers more experimental donuts like the everything bagel donut. They’ve even got donut ice cream sandwiches. See their current flavors here.
492 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
UNION SQUARE DONUTS
Union Square Donuts opened their flagship location in Somerville, and since then they’ve become a Boston favorite. Along with their newly opened Brookline shop, you can find these popular treats at the Boston Public Market near Faneuil Hall. Their exotic options include sea salted bourbon caramel, blackberry basil lime, and the very popular maple bacon.
Boston Public Market, 136 Blackstone Street, Boston, MA 02109
KANE’S DONUTS IN BOSTON
Since 1955, Kane’s has been providing donuts to the people of Massachusetts from their Saugus location. They’ve got a Boston location now, too. Along with their staples like the Maine blueberry and honey dip, there are monthly flavors on rotation to go with the seasons.
Two International Place, 90 Oliver Street, Boston, MA 02110
DOUGHBOY’S DONUT AND DELI
Doughboy’s, tucked away in South Boston, is known for their service and simple yet satisfying donuts. The Boston cream is a fan favorite; make sure to get a cup of coffee to go with it. They don’t have a website, but you can check out their hours on their Facebook page. Open 24 hours a day.
220 Dorchester Ave, South Boston, MA 02127
Loved for their breakfast and brunch, Twin Donuts is an Allston neighborhood staple and only a few minutes from the green line. Their donuts are delicious and inexpensive, at 85 cents each. It’s a fun, family friendly environment that fills up quickly on weekends.
501 Cambridge St. Allston, MA 02134