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Gourdough's

1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
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Montgomery, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We make this stop to the food truck almost every time we are in Austin. They are all big, warm and fluffy to start with. Then they add combinations of toppings that make them just amazing. And when i say toppings, I do not mean just spreading a frosting or a glaze. The Flying Pig is one we get every... More

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Austin, Texas
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141 reviews 141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The food truck that is located here is mainly sweet donuts and not the sandwich and salad options you get at the public house. They did have a couple of actual food options, but there weren't many. It is in an area with several food trucks, so it is a great desert option after you have tacos at nearby trucks.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

You may think that a $6.00 or so price tag is a lot for a single donut, but you don't need more than one, and the Flying pig was just delicious! Great dough, great icing melt in your mouth, covered in crisp bacon strips. Best combo of sweet and savory! Came from New York for short trip to eat and... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

You just have to try them to understand. Fresh out of the fryer balls of dough with cream and fruit toppings (or try the savory kind with fried chicken or bacon.)

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

After a long night of bar hopping, myself and my group came here. It might not be the healthiest fare around, but it was a great meal to end a great evening.

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Tyler, TX
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114 reviews 114 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a fun place. On a Friday night it was loud and crowded. But we found a table right away arriving at 830. Service was prompt and attentive. Draft pours are a bit small but there is a nice selection of local beers. Shared the Big Cheese appetizer. Basically mozzarella in a doughnut shell. Yummy. Tried the Dirty South... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I wouldn't say I'm a donut expert, I prefer the term connoisseur. I've eaten donuts across the US, so of course Gourdough's was on my list of places to see in Austin. I was not disappointed. Actually, I was blown away. I ordered the Sara's Joy and the ratio of doughy goodness, coconut filling, and sweet, milky chocolate was designed... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Out looking for dinner in South Austin and Yelp! recommended this place. Wasn't our dinner choice but skipped the flan and headed out to find this place. It was unbelievable! The doughnuts were huge and the options were endless. I got Mama's Cake and my wife got the Karney. Both of us agreed that these were the best doughnuts we've... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

To be honest, a lot of the offerings on Gourdough's donut menu sounded like overkill, but after seeing them come out of the trailer, I am convinced that every one must be perfection. We had a really basic but massive and perfect fresh hot cinnamon sugar donut with vanilla ice cream. IT WAS SO GOOD. It might be difficult to... More

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was our first trip to Austin and my son had read that Gourdough's was a place we had to try. The first night we went the place was mobbed and the parking was non existent. We tried back the next day and found a parking spot nearby. It is an outside only location with picnic tables to sit at.... More

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Address: 1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Cuisine: Dessert

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