The 5 Best Donut Shops in Phoenix

August 30th, 2018 by

Donuts are a widely appreciated and timeless treat. They are delicious for breakfast, lunch, or as a late night snack. These are a few of the best donut shops in the Phoenix area.

BoSa Donuts

Many would agree that BoSa Donuts makes the best donuts anywhere in the Phoenix area. This small donut shop has become so popular that they have expanded to include 12 different locations around Arizona. The shops are open 24 hours a day and seven days a week. The most popular donut on the menu is the apple fritter, but other popular choices are the devil’s food donuts and the bear claws. Choose one of the combos for a discount on coffee and donut pairings. BoSa also serves freshly made smoothies and breakfast sandwiches.

Rainbow Donuts

Rainbow Donuts has an expansive menu of deli sandwiches and breakfast items, but they specialize in donuts. Every donut is baked daily and includes fresh and high-quality ingredients. A few of the must-try donuts here include the cake-like donuts, the raised donuts, and the bear claws. Rainbow Donuts also has vegan donuts available. Be sure to try one of the freshly baked muffins, including the strawberry-filled selection.

LaMar’s Donuts

Ray LaMar has been perfecting his donut recipe since 1933. He opened his first donut shop in Missouri in 1960 and they have since spread across five states, including Arizona, where there is a location right in the Phoenix area. A few of the best donuts on the menu include the German chocolate knot, the orange cake donut, and the red velvet cake. In addition to offering delicious tasting donuts, LaMar’s has created a relaxing and community-focused environment. It is a great place to catch up with a friend over a hot cup of coffee and a mouth-watering donut.

Desert Donuts

Desert Donuts is a family-owned and operated shop in Northern Phoenix. Every donut is made fresh to order, ensuring you get the best taste possible. The donuts are low calorie, cooked in a 100 percent soy shortening that does not affect the delicious taste. Be sure to try one of the donut topping flavors such as the espresso or the banana icing. Desert Donuts also serves donut cake pops and has a unique donut list, including items such as the lemon bar, the apple pie, and the s’more donut.


Vovomeena is a small shop that focuses on quality breakfast, authentic coffee, and delicious donuts. Locals often rave about the Portuguese donut which is made with an egg-based dough and frosted with a sugar-coated topping. Every donut is made to order, giving you a fresh, warm, soft treat every visit. The environment at Vovomeena’s is comfortable and cozy and it’s a perfect place to sit back, relax, and nibble on fresh donut snacks.

If you have a sweet tooth and live in the Phoenix area, you are in luck. Phoenix is home to some of the best donut shops, with the most mouth-watering creations. Try each of these spots and enjoy the unique donut flavors of Phoenix.


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