Donut Stop

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We don’t love the Donut Stop only because it opens every morning at 4:30 (and closes at 12:30pm); but the early-shift hours are part of its plebeian charm. This is not a frou-frou donut shop with fancy espresso drinks and wi-fi. It is a classic. The cake donuts, yeast donuts, fritters, crème horns, French crullers, cinnamon buns, and glazed tarts are classics, too. Best of all is the house signature cinnamon glob. That’s dough with cinnamon mixed into it, rolled into a ball, fried, and sugar-glazed. According to the Donut Stop website, the glob is a cinnamon bun’s unrefined cousin.

Also on the menu is a wide selection of fried, fruit-filled, sugar-glazed pies.

Expect to wait in line, especially on weekends. All business is take-out.

Note: A second Donut Stop is located at 3120 W. Clay Street in St. Charles (636-724-5213). It is open every day from 5am to 1pm.

What to Eat
Donut Stop, Cinnamon Glob
Cinnamon Glob
Must-Try
The signature Cinnamon Glob has a light sugar coat and fluffy insides.
Donut Stop, Cherry Fritter
Cherry Fritter
Must-Try
Few pastries are more intensely satisfying than a Donut Stop cherry fritter.
Donut Stop, Glazed Donut
Glazed Donut
Must-Try
Puffed up by yeast, the glazed donut is featherweight and just-right sweet.
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday4:30am - 12:30pm
Monday4:30am - 12:30pm
Tuesday4:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday4:30am - 12:30pm
Thursday4:30am - 12:30pm
Friday4:30am - 12:30pm
Saturday4:30am - 12:30pm
Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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