Donuts With A Difference
This Medford, Mass. shop is known for its jelly and chocolate-glazed doughnuts, which are made fresh daily, as well as its retro vibe.
This iconic shop with locations in Boston and Saugus, Mass. uses local ingredients and is known for its pillowy doughnuts. The maple bacon doughnut is a mouth-watering draw.
Boston-based Blackbird Doughnuts makes unique gourmet doughnuts so good, even Adele once raved about them.
Red Apple Farm
Red Apple Farm is renowned for its cider doughnuts. Located in Phillipston, Mass., it also has a shop at Boston Public Market in downtown Boston.
Anna’s Hand Cut Donuts
Known for their jelly stick and honey-dipped doughnuts, this West Roxbury, Mass. shop offers hand-cut doughnuts made the old-fashioned way.
This well-established doughnut shop in Lowell, Mass. is known for its vanilla cream and chocolate frosted doughnuts.
This staple of Quincy is known for its honey-dipped doughnuts. The doughnuts are hand cut and known for their generous size.
Gail Ann Coffee Shop
This Arlington, Mass. shop is known for its sprinkled, marble, and butter-crunch doughnuts. The doughnuts are made from scratch and rolled the old fashioned way -- with a rolling pin.
Colonial Donut Shop
The honey-dipped and jelly doughnuts are the big draw of this Taunton, Mass. shop. It’s also known as a local hangout.
Linda’s Donuts in Belmont makes fresh, hand-cut doughnuts each day, including the popular honey-dipped and honey-dipped jelly varieties.
Does “Dunkin’s” even need an introduction? The Canton-based global doughnut company is part of the fabric of New England.
Doughboy Donuts and Deli
This South Boston institution is unpretentious but beloved. The Boston Cream doughnut is a particular draw.
Honey Dew Donuts
Honey Dew Donuts is a staple in New England. Started in Mansfield, Mass. Honey Dew has been serving doughnuts, muffins, pastries and breakfast sandwiches for forty years.
The iconic doughnut sign atop Twin Donuts may now be gone, but that doesn’t stop the crowds. Open at 4 a.m., the shop in Boston’s student enclave of Allston is known for its old-fashioned and honey-dipped doughnuts.
This Tewsksbury, Mass. shop is well known for its honey-dipped doughnuts, but also has a “cheeseburger” doughnut that is levels of doughnut, cream and chocolate.
Union Square Donuts
Union Square Donuts in Somerville, Mass. has garnered national attention for its fluffy, airy doughnuts. Its maple bacon and peanut butter cream-filled doughnuts are favorites.