Best Donuts in Houston
Houston is one of the biggest cities in America. There are so many exciting things to do, beautiful places to see, lovely people to meet, and delicious foods to eat. You can find any kind of food in the Space City, but nothing beats a good donut. If you ever find yourself in Houston and craving a donut, check out these shops.
1. Hugs & Donuts
This first shop is a place where you can get a little love with your donuts or kolaches. Hugs & Donuts makes their donuts in the Houston Heights neighborhood. They make a variety of donuts that range from the very simple, like their glazed and chocolate sprinkles donuts, to the more adventurous, like their Green Tea Coconut and Biscoff Cookie Butter donuts. Their selection of kolaches includes the Sausage & Pepper Jack, Willow’s BBQ Brisket and Cheddar, and other flavors that change periodically. You could wash these down with your choice of coffee, tea, orange juice or you could try one of their flavored milks.
2. River Oak Donuts
Everything is bigger in Texas but this next shop proves that size does not matter when it comes to donuts. River Oaks Donuts is a small shop in the River Oaks neighborhood. Their donut hole selection is huge with a variety of flavors including Glazed, Raspberry Filled, and Red Velvet. For something a little bigger, try their Devil’s Food, Bavarian Cream, or Royal Purple with Sprinkles donuts. If you enjoy your visit, you can buy one of their t-shirts, caps, mugs, or keychains.
3. Morning Star Donuts
This next shop is a rather new place. Morning Star opened its doors on May 10, 2016 in the Houston Heights neighborhood. They serve breakfast and brunch but have a nice selection of donuts as well. Try one of their donuts, like the Matcha Frost and the “Top Cop,” with a cup of coffee.
4. Glazed: The Doughnut Cafe
This next donut shop is a place where you can get fresh donuts whenever you like. Glazed: The Doughnut Cafe is open all day so it does not matter when you show up. Try some of their unique donut creations like the Macon, the Pineapple Upside Down, and the Crème Brûlée. If a donut is not enough for you, you can try one of their donut sandwiches.
5. Lee's Fried Chicken & Donuts
How could you possibly make a donut any better? You serve it with fried chicken. Lee’s Fried Chicken & Donuts is a small shop with a nice selection of donuts, including the Mexican Chocolate Icing and the Praline Bacon & Caramel Icing donuts, and kolaches that are good to eat with a few pieces of fried chicken. You should also try their Donut Double Scooped Ice Cream Sandwich.
6. Peña’s Donut Heaven & Grill
This next shop is a place where you can get a donut after a satisfying meal. Peña’s Donut Heaven & Grill serves burgers, sandwiches and a vast selection of donuts.
7. Doughmaker Doughnuts
Everyone loves to see something different occasionally, and this next shop is just that. Well, it is not really a shop. It is a food truck that can usually be found somewhere in Central Southwest Houston. Doughmaker Doughnuts makes their handmade donuts with local ingredients. Do not forget to try one of their unique coffees or cold-pressed milks with your donuts.
1. Hugs & DonutsNorth Shepherd Drive, Houston
2. River Oak DonutsWestheimer Road, Houston
3. Morning Star DonutsHouston Heights, Texas
4. Glazed: The Doughnut CafeOld Spanish Trail, Houston
5. Lee's Fried Chicken & DonutsHeights Boulevard, Houston
6. Peña’s Donut Heaven & GrillShadow Creek Parkway, Pearland
7. Doughmaker DoughnutsSouth Post Oak Road, Houston