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Gourdough's

1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
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Ranked #4 of 3,088 restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Amazing , sinful doughnut concoctionshere. I had the Fat Elvis which had grilled bananas , peanut butter sauce, honey and crisp bacon! YUM. My husband had Cherry Bombs which were doughnut holes glazed and topped with cherries, cinnamon , sugar , and cake mix topping. To die for!

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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Not even where to start. I love donuts and these are by far the best ever. They aren't like regular donuts but they blew regular donuts out of the water. Try the funny monkey and blue balls!

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Husband and I came here with an Austin local family member to take advantage of the $5 paypal app credit to this place. We ordered the flying pig and mother clucker - both were devastatingly delicious. I definitely preferred the flying pig with its maple glaze and bacon on a light fluffy ginormous donut! Definitely worth trying out if you... More

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

It lived up to the hype...100%! I would not this twice about it. They give you so many options to choose from. My friend and I stared at the menu in amazement. I will definitely think about Gourdough's for years to come.

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I don't even know where to start! Tears come to my eyes when I think about how much Gourdough's has blessed my life with their amazing food. You may think spending $4-$6 on a doughnut is not a good idea but let me assure you that you are not just getting a doughnut. You will be getting one of greatest... More

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Dundee, Michigan, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

To the 4 people who left "poor" and "terrible" reviews.....really???? This food cart produces some of the BEST DOUGHNUTS EVER!!!!! I ordered the Miss Shortcake and the Fat Elvis...but couldn't finish, because I got a little full. The Fat Elvis was the tastiest doughnut I have ever tried. A little doughnut hole stand in Pike Place Market and Voodoo Donuts... More

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Manhattan, Kansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

These aren't doughnuts, they're delicious meals! Warning- it's going to be hard for you to choose since everything on their menu is awesome! We finally decided on the "Fat Elvis" this trip. It's made up with peanut butter icing, (perfectly) grilled bananas, bacon & honey...OMG so good!!! Their portions are big enough for two to share which makes it more... More

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stopped here last week while we were visiting Austin for Spring Break. The donuts are absolutely sinful! We ordered a blackout, a naught and nice and a mamas cake. The blackout had crumbled up brownie, chocolate syrup and chocolate chips on top. The naughty and nice is a cinnamon sugar donut, a lot simpler but delicious. Mamas cake was... More

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Their tagline, "Big. Fat. Doughnuts.", is absolutely spot on. All of their doughnuts are made to order, frying up each doughnut fresh in their vintage Airstream Trailer. But their doughnuts aren't just big and fat, they're gratuitously loaded with unique and deliciously decadent toppings. I ordered the Funky Monkey (Grilled Bananas, Cream Cheese Icing with Brown Sugar). Sweet. Baby. Jesus.... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Just like everything else we tried in Austin so far, food cooked by students that have no culinary skills, totally disappointing! And the want $5 for a freaking donut!

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