The 11 Best Doughnut Shops in Louisiana! By
Not much is better than the smell of fresh coffee in the morning, unless it’s fresh coffee and doughnuts. You can have your choice of cake, frosted, twisted, sprinkled, fruit, cream, or pudding-filled doughnuts and many other delicious breakfast sweet treats at any of the best doughnut shops in Louisiana.
At Daddy’s Donuts in New Orleans, they love doughnuts. Open for breakfast every day from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., you can start your day with a great hot cup of Arabica coffee and your choice of glazed varieties of this yummy baked-fresh-daily treat. Is there anything better?
Open every day from 4 a.m. to 11 a.m., Gautreaux’s in Rayne, Louisiana, is the place to go for delicious doughnuts. This little coffee shop has been serving up glazed, sugared, sprinkled, filled, frosted, and everything in-between doughnuts and doughnut holes, cinnamon rolls, king cakes and more for many years. A local favorite, people have even been known to drive miles to get their doughnuts.
No matter what you have a taste for in the pastry department, you’ll probably find it at Leesville Donuts in Leesville, Louisiana. Biscuits and gravy, crescent rolls, kolaches, and of course, the best doughnuts around await you every day from 4 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Besides making great sweet treats, this little shot is active in the community and takes part in many events throughout the year where you can find their wares.
The most popular doughnuts at Blue Dot Donuts in New Orleans, Louisiana, are the red velvet cake doughnuts and the bacon and maple glazed doughnuts, but you can’t go wrong with any of the tasty mouthfuls. Founded by three New Orleans police officers who love doughnuts and coffee, there are over 50 varieties of doughnuts that will make your mouth water while you’re choosing. Open every day from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. except Mondays, some of the other popular favorites include strawberry glazed, key lime crumb cake, orange glazed, chocolate iced buttermilk, peanut butter and jelly, pumpkin spice, and sweet potato.
Created out of the desire to offer quality doughnuts after the Great Depression, Southern Maid Donuts in Shreveport, Louisiana, has been using the same quality ingredients and time-tested recipes to establish a tradition of good eating. Still family owned and operated, the owners are proud that the only product commercial Elvis Presley did was in 1954 for Southern Maid Donuts.
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Meche’s Donuts in Iberia, Louisiana, first opened their doors in 1988, and have been providing delicious made-from-scratch doughnuts daily ever since. You can choose traditional glazed doughnuts and doughnut holes, but for the more adventurous, there are fruit-filled, cream-filled, custard-filled, iced, sprinkled, and twisted versions, too. You can also order your king cake when you pick up your favorited doughnuts.
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The doughnuts at the Donut Palace in Bogalusa, Louisiana, are certainly easy to love. So says their website, and after reading the reviews on these deliciously delectable doughnuts, we understand why. Open every day except Monday, you can stop by and select your favorite appetite-satisfying doughnuts between 5:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. For more than 13 years, classic and specialty doughnuts have been made from the best ingredients. Make sure to bring cash, though, since they don’t accept other forms of payment.
Serving their own unique brand of coffee, Daylight Donuts of Ruston, Louisiana, also offers cake doughnuts, pastries, kolachies, and breakfast sandwiches. For over eight years, this family-owned and operated establishment has been passionate about providing value and good tasting doughnuts to their customers. Open every day except Monday, you’ll find a great selection of glazed, cake, chocolate-covered, filled, and twisted doughnuts, plus cinnamon rolls, apple fritters, and bear claws.
Delicious Donuts & Bakery in Lake Charles, Louisiana, has a great name that states what they offer from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Starting early in the day, this locally owned and staffed bakery combines quality ingredients to make apple fritters, cinnamon rolls, and just about any type of doughnut you can imagine. They also make specialty king cakes to order.
Are you looking for a great new place for breakfast? Come down to Super Donut Cypress in West Monroe, Louisiana and sample their hot fresh doughnuts, kolaches, croissants and other breakfast items. Open every day from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m., the friendly staff will serve up your favorites that will melt in your mouth. Super Donuts Cypress is definitely worth trying.
When each and every ingredient from the dough to the toppings is homemade, you know you’re in for a good doughnut. And that’s precisely what you’ll get at NOLA’s District Donuts. There are so many amazing options it’ll be difficult to just choose one (don’t choose one, order a few). If you really wanna go crazy, order a doughnut sandwich like their croque madame made on a perfectly grilled doughnut.