Oram’s Donut Shop

One of the best

Oram’s boasts that its cinnamon rolls are twice the size of those produced by other stores. They are very, very large; but it’s not size that makes them a destination dish. It is flavor. Sumptuous sweet dough fries in a way that it attains all the luxurious savor of its oil bath and yet no weight or greasiness. It is puffy and tender, gilded with a thin sugar glaze that complements it perfectly. This is an Iowa-level cinnamon roll; in other words, one of the best anywhere.

Cake donuts are just right for dunking. Creme-filled donuts are impeccably fresh. Jelly-filled donuts strike the right balance of donut and filling. A chopped apple donut is topped with cinnamon powdered sugar. My only disappointment visiting Oram’s was that I wasn’t there on a Friday, which is the only day of the week that honey raisin glazed donuts are featured.

It’s a tiny shop, all take-out, with a distaff staff who love what they do. Of course: Their job is making people happy.

What to Eat
Oram’s Donut Shop, Cinnamon Roll
Cinnamon Roll
Huge cinnamon roll. Supply can run out by late morning.
Oram’s Donut Shop, Chopped Apple Donut
Chopped Apple Donut
Abundant chopped apples in a tender apple donut
Oram’s Donut Shop, Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Cake
Rich chocolate cake is like a holeless donut.
Directions and Hours
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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