Glazed Donuts

Worth driving from anywhere!

The self-proclaimed “Southernmost donut shop in the United States” isn’t noteworthy just because of its location. Its donuts are some of the best anywhere. They’re big and hole-less; and while “ordinary” flavors are puffy, fresh, and delicious — chocolate-frosted, cinnamon sugar, raspberry jelly filled, etc. — the creative variations are astounding.

Consider the Cuban Coffee donut. It’s a great, flaky thing that is croissant-like in its airiness, the filling a dark, rich, caffeinated cream. A Key Lime Pie donut, crowned with doots of meringue, is freighted with sweet/tart filling that sounds the very same flavor harmony as Florida’s official state pie.

Apple fritters are something else altogether: heavier, oilier, as scrumptiously unctuous as a breadstuff possibly can be, loaded with large hunks of fruit cooked soft enough to verge on caramelization.

All these grand pastries (plus impeccably fresh orange juice, mimosas, and top-drawer coffee) are served in a modest Eaton Street storefront starting every morning at 7am, and open until 3pm or until the day’s donuts are gone, which can be as early as shortly after noon.

What to Eat
Glazed Donuts, Cuban Coffee Donut
Cuban Coffee Donut
Cuban coffee donut is filled with caffeinated cream.
Glazed Donuts, Apple Almond Fritter
Apple Almond Fritter
Luxuriously unctuous apple almond fritter is loaded with big fruit pieces.
Glazed Donuts, Raspberry Jelly Donut
Raspberry Jelly Donut
Tender puff oozes raspberry jelly at first bite.
Glazed Donuts, Key Lime Pie Donut
Key Lime Pie Donut
Key lime pie donut has a cream filling.
Glazed Donuts, Orange Juice
Orange Juice
Pulpy OJ is impeccably fresh.
Directions and Hours
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
12 stops | 12 MILES | 1 hr 1 min

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Open Year Round
Meals Served
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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