Sweet craving? Head to one of these Seattle donut shops.
We rounded up the top must-try donut shops in Seattle! Some of their menus may surprise you. Seattle does donuts a little differently than other places. You’ll be able to find vegan donuts, brioche donuts filled with unexpected flavors, and even savory donuts.
And don’t forget: The first Friday of every June is National Donut Day! On this day we celebrate these sweet fried dough confections with free donuts, discounts, and more throughout the city. Here are the best offers for National Donut Day this Friday June 2, 2023:
- Dough Joy will have both locations (Capitol Hill & West Seattle) opening at 8:00 a.m. for National Donut Day and will be dropping the following new flavors: Guava Filled, Sour Watermelon, Rose, Bavarian Cream, and Glazed Sea Salt Twist with Chocolate.
- Mighty-O Donuts will have local florist Bugs Flowers popping up on Friday with stunning bouquets for sale so you can get flowers along with your donuts.
- Raised Doughnuts is introducing new June flavors this weekend: Mochi Rainbow (gluten-free), Strawberry Shortcake, Nectarine, Earl Grey, Rainbow Holes, Chai Crullers on Fridays only, and Dalgona Coffee Filled on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Top Pot Doughnuts is having daily celebrations all week, so stop by one of their Seattle locations on Friday to see what they’re offering.
- Donut Factory is celebrating their anniversary on National Donut Day this Friday at both their Seattle and Lynnwood locations. Stop by for a free donut with every six purchased plus a raffle!
- Half and Half Doughnuts is giving a free mini mezzo old fashioned doughnut to the first 75 people to order in-shop and use code word MEZZO at checkout.
- General Porpoise Doughnuts is offering two new flavors: Frutti De Bosco and Strawberry Cream.
- Doce Donut Co is offering four new flavors: The Alfajor, Passion Fruit, Hibiscus, and Mango & Creme Brulee.
Read on to see our picks for the top Seattle donut shops:
Mochi Donuts are born from the happy union between the Japanese rice cake and the American-style donut. Their menu is colorful, fun, and delicious!
Where: 400 Fairview Ave N Seattle, WA 98109
2. Dough Joy
This popular vegan donut truck now has brick-and-mortar shops in West Seattle and Capitol Hill. They offer delicious and unique flavors like Everything But The Bagel, Pride, and Basic B.
Where: 1316 E Pike St
With several locations throughout the city, this vegan bakery is available to anyone with a donuts craving. The Mighty-O Donut sweet treats are made without any chemicals or animal products. You can choose from vanilla or chocolate cake donuts to specialty donuts, yeast-raised, or Mini O’s. And throughout the month of June, they have a special Pride donut!
Where: Greenlake, Ballard, Cap Hill, and Denny Triangle.
This donut shop in Central District has something for everyone. They offer classic flavors, seasonal favorites, or unique combinations. These donuts are made fresh each morning and topped with high-quality glazes.
Where: 1101 23rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
This iconic shop in Pike Place Market has been there for 30 years, and the mini doughnuts they serve are mouthwatering. Visit this old-time Seattle favorite, you’ll get to enjoy a sweet treat, and a stroll through the market. (Now, that’s a bonus!)
Where: 93 Pike St #7, Seattle, WA
The Flour Box has garnered endless buzz since it first opened its doors in 2020. This James Beard-nominated bakery is known for its fluffy brioche donuts filled with a regular rotation of creative flavors (and is also known for its long lines—plan to get there before they open!).
Where: 5520 Rainier Ave S
A Capitol Hill staple since 2002, Top Pot now boasts 21 locations in the Seattle area. Go for the donuts, stay for the coffee and the old-timey vibe.
Where: 2124 5th Ave
This is the place to go if you want to surprise someone with a yummy, personalized birthday or special occasion treat. Donut Factory offers custom orders of donuts shaped to spell out whatever message you want. Oh, and they have tons of delicious flavors for your regular donut cravings as well, from ube to fruity pebbles.
Where: 4336 Roosevelt Way NE
This artisanal bakery in Capitol Hill prides itself on its organic, local ingredients. Their menu offers a wide range of sweet treats including fritters, mini cronuts, and savory eats as well.
Where: 516 E Pike St
10. General Porpoise
They serve high-quality coffee in addition to fluffy donuts filled with seasonal jams, jellies, curds, custards, and creams. You can find their four locations in Capitol Hill, Pioneer Square, Laurelhurst, and inside the Amazon Spheres.
Where: 1060 E Union St
11. Doce Donut Co.
One of the newest Seattle donut shops is Doce Donut Co. in Fremont. This family-owned donut shop creates artisanal donuts with brioche dough and Latin American-inspired flavors. They have been selling out almost every day since they opened.
Where: 4106 Stone Way N.