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Doughnut Plant

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Lower East Side
Bakery, Donuts
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379 Grand Street, New York City, NY 10002
(212) 505-3700
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 32
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent NY Doughnuts

Decided to go here for dessert after a nice dinner at a restaurant nearby. Was a great decision - great doughnuts that were not like the ones you find at your typical chain outlets etc. The staff were also great - it was close to closing time and they threw in a couple of complimentary doughnuts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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285 reviews 285 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Decided to go here for dessert after a nice dinner at a restaurant nearby. Was a great decision - great doughnuts that were not like the ones you find at your typical chain outlets etc. The staff were also great - it was close to closing time and they threw in a couple of complimentary doughnuts for us to try.... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I hope this is the right branch as it was December. Visiting DP was a must on my NYC itinerary and i'm so glad. We had two each (to reward us for walking so far and finding it) - 1. Creme Brulee - One of there best sellers. Not quite to my taste but still nice 2. Cinnamon - very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I heard from Doughnut Plant randomly on a YouTube show and since I was going to New York, I added it on my list. It was the best decision I ever had! Probably the best doughnuts you can have in New York! They're scrumptious, huge and just yummy! My favourites are Peanut Butter with Banana Cream and the Blueberry. But... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I understand real estate comes at a premium price in New York City, but to not include a restroom for patrons is simply cruel. The donuts are definitely tasty and worth the visit. Just make sure your bladder is completely empty prior to trekking through the city to get to their location, pay approximately $3 or more per donut, enjoy... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This place is "worth it" in every sense of the phrase. Calories.... Worth it! Price... Worth it. I usually don't eat donuts, but the coconut cream was awesome and the coffee cake donut was worth the trip. Don't miss the place!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Must visit in NYC - best doughnuts I've ever had. I can't wait to come back. Try the passionfruit one!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were sitting next to another travelling couple in a deli and they told us we absolutely had to stop by this place to try the peanut butter and jelly donuts. Thinking this was kind of weird and not typically the type of thing you seek out as a tourist we kind of dismissed the advice until we came across... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Place for yuppies who enjoy the experience. The donuts are not your usual variety and I had the fruit ones that were nice. But at about $3 per donut, it's a bit overpriced. Some of the chocolate ones have luxury names but not taste.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I love these. What a great little treat for yourself. Get your favorite with a cup of coffee, it does not get any better!

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Flemington, New Jersey, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Past the place by mistake. Not a bad doughnut. Just did not know which one to get. I would go back again and try a few more.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 379 Grand Street, New York City, NY 10002
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighborhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: (212) 505-3700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Bakery, Donuts

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 7:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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