Donutland Express

Worth a detour

If you are traveling along I-10 in Florida midway between Pensacola and Tallahassee and get a hankering for a quick donut or a dozen, Donutland is where you want to go. Yes, every traveler knows that donuts are everywhere. But it also is a fact that good ones are hard to find. Good donuts served in a place with unique personality are even more rare. That’s why this happy little shop just off Exit 112 is worth a visit.

They’re not artisan donuts, nor will you pay $3 apiece. But they are fresh and yummy, the variety ranging from old-fashioned sour cream sinkers (glazed or not) to a really wonderful modern-age maple-bacon donut that is positively smothered in bacon.

Open from 5am seven days a week (and closing every day at noon), it’s all take-out. In my experience, the staff are nothing but friendly, enthusiastically reassuring me that although there’s no longer enough room in the little kitchen here to make the donuts, that they are all made right nearby and arrive still warm every morning before dawn.

What to Eat
Donutland Express, Maple Bacon Donut
Maple Bacon Donut
Best bet: bacon-smothered donut with maple frosting
Donutland Express, Sour Cream Donut
Sour Cream Donut
Old-fashioned sour cream donut, glazed.
Donutland Express, Bear Claw
Bear Claw
Bear claw is laced with apple filling.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday5am - 6pm
Monday5am - 6pm
Tuesday5am - 6pm
Wednesday5am - 6pm
Thursday5am - 6pm
Friday5am - 6pm
Saturday5am - 6pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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