Start your day off right with one of our favorite dessert-for-breakfast spots.
Named one of the best donut shops in America by Thrillist, Long’s Bakery is a long-time favorite in Indy. This Westside, cash-only establishment is known for warm glazed yeast, cinnamon fries, and long johns. Martha Stewart and Food Network star Alton Brown are fans, and Long's was recently recognized as one of Yelp's Top 100 Donut Shops in the country.
Aloha! This shop is all about family, community, and love for Hawaiian culture. Choose a specialty donut from the case or create your own icing and toppings combination. They’re even serving up mini donuts (with dipping icing!), donut ice cream sandwiches, and donut breakfast sandwiches.
Once a month Circle City Sweets takes their already magical desserts to another level with "Doissant Day." A hybrid of a croissant and a donut, the doissants come either with or without cream filling We prefer the cream filled. Tip: set your alarm clock because these sell out by 9 am. Check Circle City Sweet's Facebook page for Doissant Day announcements.
Have an extreme sweet tooth? Check out Taylor’s Bakery, filled with tasty treats of all sorts. From beautiful wedding cakes to made-from-scratch donuts, Taylor’s has a selection of goods sure to please the masses. For over 100 years, this family-owned gem has been pleasing Indy locals.
It’s not just about donuts, it’s about creativity. Located in Pendleton and Westfield, Quack Daddy makes your creations come to life. Their vanilla cake donuts are made fresh daily and are covered with several icing flavors and toppings. Make sure to pair your donuts with milk or local coffee!
Square Donuts not only brings a unique flavor to the industry, but a unique shape as well. As the name suggests, this shop features something other than the traditional round pastries. The light and fluffy donuts come in traditional flavors as well as custom creations – try the raved-about PB&J for a real treat.
This casual space serves up morning delights and houses an all-day deli. Their bread, made fresh daily, is the star of their endless sandwich menu, and of course, you can take pastries, cakes, and pies to-go.
Known for creative options like the “alligator” and the “cannonball,” Boyden’s features innovative donuts and sweets that pack in the flavor. The more familiar glazed and cinnamon donuts are just as well-loved by all those who visit to experience some of Indy’s local flavor.
Customers still line up at the doors more than 50 years after the first Jack’s opened. Now in its third generation of family ownership, Jack’s offers core pastries like the tiger tail, cake, and jelly-filled, but also mixes it up with new gourmet selections like the peanut butter cup. And you’ll want to wash it all down with a cup of Jack’s Java.
PANA Donuts & Boba Tea
Just south of downtown, find a sweet stash of donuts, kronuts, muffins, cookies, pastries, and a selection of breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Drive through or order from the counter, and don't leave without a smoothie, coffee, or tea filled with boba or jelly. PANA was recently recognized as one of Yelp's Top 100 Donut Shops in the country.
Rise’n Roll is an Amish-style bakery based in Middlebury, Indiana. Now with four locations in the Indy area, everyone can get a taste of the preservative-free, wholesome treats for which they're known. Everything is baked fresh daily and you'll taste the difference in the donuts, cookies, pies, cinnamon rolls, breads, cheeses, and more. Don't miss the signature Cinnamon Caramel Donut. It was recently chosen by The Underground Donut Tour as one of “America’s Best Donuts” both as the greatest cinnamon sugar doughnut and an overall fan favorite.