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1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
1219
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Everything on a Doughnut

When I moved to Austin 2 years ago, a friend took me to this restaurant. I was skeptical about eating at a restaurant where everything is served on a doughnut, but this place is DELICIOUS! Whenever I have friends visit from out of town, I take them here and they have all loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
LW6070
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Austin, Texas
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austin,texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

If you like doughnuts...like a lot, you will love this place. I took my kids because they had been wanting to try this place a long time. All in all, what they do. they do well, we just realized we really don't like doughnuts as much as we thought we did! You will leave feeling like you need to go... More 

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

When I moved to Austin 2 years ago, a friend took me to this restaurant. I was skeptical about eating at a restaurant where everything is served on a doughnut, but this place is DELICIOUS! Whenever I have friends visit from out of town, I take them here and they have all loved it.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Oh my. I never knew a donut could be so good. We had the Funky Monkey and the Big E-Z. The Funky Monkey was so delicious - and some how not cloyingly sweet with the pound of cream cheese icing (which was more like a frosting) and the caramelized bananas. Didn't try a savory option, but I'm sure they'd be... More 

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San Diego, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Donuts can be made differently and entirely based off preference of dough or toppings, kind of like Pizza. So when I say Gourdough’s tops my charts of best doughnut shops, and I have been to quite a few good ones - Voodoo in Portland, Dough in Brooklyn, Federal in Philly and Primo's in LA - it may not be entirely... More 

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Norcross, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I wish I had one right now, so delicious. We were in Austin 3 days and had 3 donuts...just saying. We went the truck and the public house, both great spots

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Abilene, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I'd visited a year ago and was unable to enjoy my meal as I was terribly sick, so I was absolutely ecstatic to visit again and actually ENJOY a meal! I had the Flaming Bird(?), a lemon pepper chicken sandwich and I was very happy with the taste and quality of the meal. I highly recommend their mozzarella appetizer and... More 

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Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A must if you're visiting Austin. We visited last year for the first time and had to come back to this incredible food truck. We went twice during our week stay. I had the PB & J and Sarah's Joy. Eventually I want to try them all. lol Good thing I live so far away it would be quite the... More 

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Winder, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Stopped in late night for a doughnut on a recommendation from a friend. Looked at the doughnut menu and thought hummm IDK but decided on Sin A Bomb and boy did it NOT disappoint!! This was the size of both hands and covered in yummy brown sugar and cinnamon with a rich buttery taste and filled with sweet cream cheese.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My wife and I stopped by here yesterday for lunch, not exactly knowing what we'd encounter. The entire menu features donuts and so we were a bit leery about how the entrees would turn out. We split a Breast Lift, Blackened Chicken Breast, Bacon, Cilantro, Swiss Cheese, Red Onion, Sliced Tomato and a Creole Remoulade on an unsweetened donut bun.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Whoa. Just whoa. Their donuts are ridiculous. I mean what could be better than a huge donut? A huge donut with an endless amount of toppings is what!! They have fresh fruit, honey, whipped cream and chocolate on chocolate amazingness. Just go for it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 1219

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

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