Shopping & Services Top Doughnut Shops in Southeast Michigan Whether you like your doughnuts glazed, covered in bright colored frosting or filled with cream, we've got a list of places to fulfill your sweet craving. « Previous Next » Metro Parent Editorial • June 9, 2017 Read Comments (5) Total: 120 114 1 0 3 2 0 Boston cream, glazed, chocolate dipped, chocolate with sprinkles, cinnamon rolls and more – doughnuts are delightful! If you’ve got a sweet tooth and are looking to satisfy it, look no further than our list of top doughnut shops in southeast Michigan. Some, like Dunkin’ Donuts, are super well known, while others are community gems. Whether you’re in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw or Wayne, there is a doughnut shop waiting for your taste buds. Warning: This post will make you hungry. Be sure to check out some doughnut recipes, too, if you want to try making your own doughnuts at home. Apple Fritter Donut Shop Address: 741 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale Phone: 248-545-7295 Hours: 5 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday The name says it all! If you love apple fritters, this Ferndale spot is the place to get them. They offer nearly 50 varieties of doughnuts, along with pastries and muffins. Avon Donuts Address: 45324 Woodward Ave., Pontiac Phone: 248-333-2121 Hours: 4 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 4 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 6 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday Family-owned for over 30 years, this doughnut shop specializes in making ’em “the old fashioned way.” Doughnuts are fried in 100 percent vegetable oil and have zero trans fat. Benny’s Bakery Address: 111 W. Michigan Ave., Saline Phone: 734-429-9120 Hours: 5:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 5:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, closed Sunday-Monday Benny’s Bakery serves up freshly made doughnuts, pastries, cakes, cookies, breads, pies and more. Visit on Saturday to try freshly made famous soft pretzels. Detroit Donut Address: 3031 W. Grand Blvd., Suite 204, Detroit Phone: 313-874-4700 Hours: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday Located in the New Center One building, Detroit Donuts has loyal customers who constantly return for the amazing fritters and doughnuts that can only be found in Detroit. Dilla’s Delights Address: 242 John R St., Detroit Phone: 313-346-3771 Hours: 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, closed Monday-Sunday Dilla’s prides itself on using all natural ingredients in its doughnuts, including organic flour, fresh fruit, pure vanilla and Callebaut chocolate. Dimo’s Deli and Donuts Address: 2030 W. Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor Phone: 734-662-7944 Hours: 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday Originally known as Amy Joy Donuts and then Donut’s Time, the doughnut shop has been around since 1973. It has expanded to include a pretty extensive menu of breakfast and sandwich items, but the doughnuts are still king. Dom’s Bakery Address: 1305 Washtenaw Road, Ypsilanti Phone: 734-485-3175 Hours: Open 24 hours daily Dom’s Bakery offers a wide selection of classics – old-fashioned glazed, Boston cream and powdered sugar. Since it is open 24 hours, it’s a great place to grab a late-night doughnut. Apple fritters are a must here, too! Donut Bar + Coffee Address: 29039 Southfield Road, Southfield Phone: 248-595-8212 Hours: 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, closed Monday This doughnut shop prides itself on its unique and innovative doughnuts, like the Fruity Pebble, banana split and cherry amaretto cheesecake. Donut Station Address: 35819 Green St., New Baltimore Phone: 586-725-7445 Hours: 5 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, closed Monday This small family-owned shop has been a staple in New Baltimore for years and entices our readers with their delicious donuts and custard sticks. Donut Villa Address: 5875 Vernor Highway, Detroit Phone: 313-849-4752 Hours: 4:30 a.m.-10 p.m. daily If you happen to find yourself in Mexicantown stop by Donut Villa. Fun fact: it was known as the “Home of the Original Nickelnut,” which is a doughnut hole that is so delectable. You can still buy a variation of them for just 10 cents each! Try an old-fashioned custard-filled Boston Crunch, too. It’s topped with toasted coconut and sugary glaze. Donutville U.S.A. Address: 14829 Ford Road, Dearborn Phone: 313-582-0350 Hours: Open 24 hours daily Donutville U.S.A has been serving up fluffy doughnuts since 1966. Grab a blueberry or red velvet glazed with a cup of Colombian coffee any time – day or night. Ever thought of getting a doughnut cake? Donutville U.S.A has a Chocolate Iced King doughnut that can be made for special order. Dough Boy Donuts Address: 34801 Plymouth Road, Livonia Phone: 734-261-0760 Hours: 5 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday, 6 a.m.-1 p.m. A favorite among locals, Dough Boy is sure to serve up some delicious treats. Dunkin’ Donuts Phone: 800-859-5339 Locations: Various locales throughout southeast Michigan This doughnut chain has been around since 1950 and serves up tons of doughnut flavors, along with a full menu of sandwiches and coffee options. It’s a fan favorite – and you can find one in nearly every city. Dutch Girl Donut Address: 19000 Woodward Ave., Detroit Phone: 313-368-3020 Hours: Open 24 hours Monday-Friday, closes at 7 p.m. on Saturdays, closed all day on Sunday Dutch Girl Donuts has proven to be a rare constant in a changing city. The shop has been serving up fresh doughnuts at fair prices since 1947. Cash only. Elias Donuts Address: 19231 Grand River Ave., Detroit Phone: 313-535-0070 Hours: Open 24 hours daily Elias’ is a place where “open 24 hours” still means fresh hot, fluffy doughnuts. Enjoy unique varieties that will leave you wanting more. Snag a Dutch Crumble doughnut while you’re there, along with the ever popular glazed, buttermilk, red velvet cake, Samoa (like the Girl Scout cookie), Fruit Loops, banana, cinnamon roll and more. Knapp’s Donuts Address: 500 N. Main St., Rochester; 6057 Rochester Road, Troy Phone: 248-652-4343 (Rochester), 248-813-8370 (Troy) Hours: Rochester: 4:30-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 5 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday; Troy: 5:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 6 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday Apple, custard, raspberry – oh my! Both locations serve up delicious doughnuts daily. Grab a golden glazed doughnut while you’re there. We hear they are a favorite. Krispy Kreme Address: 208 W. 14 Mile Road, Troy Phone: 248-583-1901 Hours: Lobby open 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 6 a.m.-midnight Thursday-Sunday; Hot Light Hours: 6-9 a.m. and 4 p.m.-midnight Monday-Saturday, 6-9 a.m. and 4-10 p.m. Sunday. Drive-thru open 24 hours daily. If the light is on, step inside for a free glazed doughnut! This famous franchise offers a variety of different flavors – both basic and specialty. Still, though, nothing beats the fluffy classic glazed. Tim Hortons Locations: Various locales throughout southeast Michigan Since the famous Canadian hockey player opened his first location in the 1960s, this chain has taken off. Stop by your local location to enjoy a variety of doughnuts, breakfast foods and, of course, some “Timbits” doughnut holes. The Daily Dozen Address: 32701 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak Phone: 248-439-0068 Hours: 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 6 a.m.-noon Sunday The Daily Dozen has classic doughnuts, but are well known for their unique inventions like peanut butter and jelly, Oreo and Moonrocks – an apple fritter with peanuts. The Donut Cutter Address: 28173 Woodward Ave., Berkley Phone: 248-542-4653 Hours: 4 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 4 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 4 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday The Donut Cutter is famous for their old-school fresh classic glaze doughnuts. Plus, the apple fritters are quite popular. The Chau family bakes at 3 a.m. so each days selection are the freshest they can be. It’s so old school it doesn’t take credit cards or checks, so bring your cash! The Donut Factory Address: 28805 Mound Road, Warren Phone: 586-575-9156 Hours: Open 24 hours Monday-Friday, closes at 4 p.m. on Saturday, closed Sunday all day (reopens at 4 a.m. on Monday) Don’t let the name fool you – you can pick up way more than just doughnuts here. Grab bagels, sandwiches and subs, too. Still, if you’re interested in a sweet treat, snag a delectable doughnut from this Warren spot. The Looney Baker Address: 13931 Farmington Road, Livonia Phone: 734-425-8569 Hours: Open 24 hours daily The Looney Baker has been serving the Livonia area doughnut lovers since 1986. Not only to they have delicious doughnuts, but also they have doughnut cake styles. The cinnamon sugar coated cider doughnuts and custard-filled variety will have you going “looney.” Washtenaw Dairy Address: 602 S. Ashley St., Ann Arbor Phone: 734-662-3244 Hours: Summer (roughly June to late August/early September) 5 a.m.-10 p.m. daily (sometimes later on weekends if it’s busy; changes to 9 p.m. closing in fall); Winter: 5 a.m.-8 p.m. daily Doughnuts are made fresh daily at this Washtenaw County spot. Snag cinnamon sugar, vanilla glaze with coconut, chocolate and more. Willie’s Donuts Address: 23055 21 Mile Road, Macomb Phone: 586-949-8755 Hours: 4 a.m.-1 p.m. daily Willie’s serves up a wide variety of delicious doughnuts that locals love. Yum Yum Donuts Address: 7226 Greenfield Road, Dearborn; 3663 Fort St., Lincoln Park Phone: 313-846-7680 (Dearborn), 313-388-5681 (Lincoln Park) Hours: Vary by location; contact for details The name of the place explains it all. Get your hands on one of their many different doughnuts. These locations are independently owned, so contact each spot for specifics. This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated for 2017 by Jenna Daniel.