Where to grab fresh, local donuts

Raleigh has a talented pool of donut makers offering sweet and savory treats; we have a sweet spot for six local donut shops.

A glazed donut in front of a wall.

Try Bright Spot Donuts’ original glazed with buttermilk-vanilla.

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It’s time to get that dough. Donuts, that is. From savory to cream-filled, we have a sweet tooth for these six Raleigh donut shops.

Baker’s Dozen Donuts | Try the apple fritters from this tasty neighborhood spot.

Bright Spot Donuts | Opened last spring, this neighborhood joint features creative donuts made with 100% organic flour.

Burney’s Sweets & More | Stop in on National Donut Day for a free glazed donut + enjoy other high-quality baked goods.

Daylight Donuts | This sweet shop offers specials Tuesday-Friday like two donuts and a medium coffee for $4.85.

Sola Coffee Cafe | Though this neighborhood cafe is known for its coffee, the made-to-order Hot Minis nearly melt in your mouth.

Tepuy Donuts | This pop-up shop specializes in sourdough donuts. Try the jelly-filled or crème brûlée donuts made with 24-hour raised sourdough brioche dough.

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