Chicago Donuts

5 Must-Try Chicago Donut Shops

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat? As cupcakes became extremely popular in recent years, it now seems that specialty donuts are becoming even more popular too! With so many great options, where should you start? We’ve listed our 5 favorite donut shops to taste while in the Windy City!

Doughnut Vault

The Doughnut Vault is best known for their “classic old fashioned” doughnuts. They also feature Daily Specials, which you can find weekly on their website. You can visit one of their two locations or follow @doughnutvault on Twitter to catch the super cute Vault Van!

Glazed & Infused

For a fun and artsy experienced, stop by one of the 5 Glazed & Infused locations! So much more than a doughnut shop – you can order personalized birthday donuts, jumbo doughnuts, gender reveal doughnuts and even catering platters. Be sure to try the Maple Bacon Long John or Nutella Champagne S’more when you visit.

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee

Next up we have Stan’s Donuts. Stan’s originally started in California, but was introduced to Chicago with the help of Labriola Baking Company. Their Dough Boy’s Best donuts are a must try with flavors like Blueberry Cheese Danish, Chocolate Drizzle Pretzel and Peanut Butter pocket to name a few. Stan’s also features delicious gelato and bagels. With 6 locations and Stan’s Van, you shouldn’t have a problem finding an opportunity to stop by.

Do-Rite Donuts

If you’re looking for more than just donuts, check-out Do-Rite Donuts at one of their two locations downtown. Do-Rite serves up small, handcrafted batches of donuts, as well as Breakfast and Chicken sandwiches! They also feature Gluten Free and Vegan options, making this a smart choice for all donut lovers!


Last but not least, Firecakes is serving up their specialty donuts in two different locations downtown. With flavors like Honey Glazed, Malted Milk Ball, Classic Jelly and Mapled Glazed Pineapple Bacon – you can’t go wrong! They also feature Giant Birthday Cake Donuts and Ice Cream Donut Sandwiches. Make sure to stop by early before they sell-out!

These 5 shops are sure to surprise and delight your tastebuds.


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