Jelly, chocolate, powdered, glazed, Boston cream — everyone has their favorite donut. These sweet, deep-fried confections have a special place in the hearts of Queens residents, and can be found across the borough everywhere from bakeries to baseball stadiums to carnivals. Whether you prefer ring-shaped or whole, here’s where to find the Best Donut in Queens!
2021: Queens Voted Dunkin Donuts Best Donut!
219-20 Northern Blvd, Bayside
(718) 224-7112 – dunkindonuts.com
There’s a reason why Queens residents are enamored with the aroma and taste of a Dunkin Donuts ‘donut.’ Since 1950, Dunkin has been satisfying its loyal customers with a wide variety of donut flavors that are perfect for a quick breakfast, classroom lectures, conferences and an after-dinner dessert. From a classic jelly donut and donut with sprinkles to the more intricate Boston creme and blueberry flavored donuts to the cute and creative munchkins that pack a punch, Dunkin’s donuts truly have something for everyone. It’s no surprise that its the go-to donut place in the borough!
2020: Queens Voted Doughnut Plant Best Donut!
3100 47th Ave, Long Island City
(212) 505-3700 – doughnutplant.com
Doughnut Plant prides itself on making amazing doughnuts from scratch out of the best ingredients right in the store! Born out of a small apartment on the East Side of Manhattan, Doughnut Plant has grown into a renowned brand and an innovator in the doughnut industry. Founder Mark Israel began making doughnuts based on his grandfather’s recipe and quickly expanded to making state of the art doughnuts. Mark first created a square-shaped jelly donut, then began shaping doughnuts into Christmas trees and Menorahs and recently created vegan and savory doughnuts. Doughnut Plant offers a wide variety of doughnuts made from the best, freshest ingredients that shock and awe all who try them.
2019: Queens Voted Doughnut Plant Best Donut!
31-00 47th Ave, Long Island City
646-741-9801 – www.doughnutplant.com
Doughnut Plant was born in a small apartment on the East Side, and has grown into a renowned brand and an innovator in the donut industry. Doughnut Plant, founded by Mark Israel in 1994, began making donuts based on Mark’s grandfather’s recipe, and quickly expanded to making state of the art donuts. Mark first created a square shaped jelly donut, then began shaping donuts into Christmas trees or Menorahs, and recently created vegan and savory donuts. Doughnut Plant offers a wide variety of donuts made from the best, fresh ingredients that shock and awe all who try them. Each donut is made from scratch and in-house, leading them to their title as Best Donut in Queens.
2018: Queens Voted Alpha Donut Best Donut!
45-16 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside, NY 11104
A small sit-down diner known for its affordable and delicious classic meals in addition to famous donuts, made fresh daily. Alpha Donuts has been written up in Thrillist, Time Out, Gothamist, and other news sites for its incredibly fresh, delicious and reasonably priced donuts.
2017: Queens Voted Doughnut Plant Best Donut!
31-00 47th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101 – (212) 505-3700 ext. 310
Founded in 1994, Doughnut Plant doughnuts are handcrafted daily using the best ingredients. They make their own jams and fillings, ensuring that great homemade taste. They never use eggs, preservatives, or anything artificial, making it the best place to get your fresh treats.