Doughnut, donut – spelled differently, but it’s the same delicious treat we all know and love. It’s difficult to imagine a world without donuts which is why some people think of creative ways to jazz up traditional donuts. From sprinkles and jelly to the most unthinkable donut flavors, you name it – New Jersey has it! Here’s a shortlist of some of the best donut spots in New Jersey.
The Grind Shop
360 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304
At The Grind, you can pick up donuts by Doughnut Plant and Du’s Donuts to go on the side of a great cup of coffee! They offer some of the best donuts in Jersey City, perfect for a sweet craving.
1110 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
If you stop by Alfalfa for a tasty breakfast or lunch, be sure to pick up a donut for dessert! They offer a selection of flavors, including an incredible Lavender donut.
Montclair Bread Company
16 Label St, Montclair, NJ 07042
Montclair Bread Company is owned by Rachel Wyman, an award-winning career baker who was featured in the Sunday New York Times in 2016. They offer a variety of donut flavors such as tres leches, Nutella, maple bacon, and carrot cake donuts. They also offer breakfast and lunch sandwiches that are made to order. The menu is based on local and seasonal fare, and the bakery serves Stumptown Coffee and Chamellia Teas.
1275 Route 35, Middletown NJ 07748 | 215 Route 22 East, Unit 7, Greenbrook Township NJ 08812 | 246 Dune Drive, Avalon NJ 0820
Although Duck Donuts is originally from North Carolina, they now have 3 locations in New Jersey. They are known for having the option for made to order donuts and having seasonal favorites. This fall, they offered a limited-time Harvest Assortment, which features flavored donuts that are pie-inspired and have combinations such as chopped apple, streusel topping, and salted caramel drizzle and pumpkin icing with vanilla drizzle.
554 Passaic Ave, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 | 358 River Rd, New Milford, NJ 07646 | 2151Lemoine Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 (Coming Soon)
Glaze Donuts also has multiple locations in New Jersey. They are the first donut shop in New Jersey to use Soy-Free Zero Trans Fat shortening. Glaze Donuts flavors rotate daily and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Their crowd favorite flavors are the Canoli donut and Chocolate Covered Italian donut.
3495 US-1 S, Princeton, NJ 08540
It’s in their name – “curiosity.” Curiosity Donuts is always curious about what people would love in their donuts, so they are constantly developing new flavors in their menu.
Top That! Donuts
8 Highland Cross, Rutherford, NJ 07070 | 210 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
What is better than donuts that are made to order?! This family-owned donut shop has 2 locations in New Jersey. At Top That Donuts, you have a choice to pick one of their specialty options or build your own donut.
Purple Glaze Donuts etc.
516 Summerfield Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Purple Glaze Donuts is also known for having made to order donuts. This donut spot in Asbury Park serves handcrafted donuts that are slightly crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They create bold and distinctive flavor combinations.