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Doughnut Plant

379 Grand Street, New York City, NY 10002 (Lower East Side)
(212) 505-3700
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Ranked #75 of 11,578 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Tue - Sun 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Donuts
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Lower East Side
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New York City, New York
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630 reviews 630 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

These donuts are so good that they are sold in several NYC markets as well. This is their first and primary location deep in the lower east side. It's small but very authentic. Love the raspberry donuts. Usually lines out the door on weekends. Try and go during the week. Well worth the wait.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

These doughnuts are so good. Will change your idea of what a doughnut should taste like. Wish there was more room inside the shop. Tough to navigate the line and get out of the way when only mildly crowded. Peach doughnut was fantastic. Children split a vanilla, because they were full and the prices are pretty high.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

I got the creme brulee doughseed and the tres leches cake doughnut, the creme brulee doughnut was just like creme brulee because it had a crispy sugar top. The tres leches cake doughnut was great as well, it had a custard-like filling even though the doughnut had a hole.

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Toronto, Ontario
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I have traveled all over and tasted all kinds of donuts. These guys make the best coconut creams hands down. I rarely even bother with another flavour here because my standby is so delicious. So are their lattes.

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Los Angeles, CA
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I hate this place, only because I want one of each heavenly artisan creation, and my metabolism won't allow it. You can't go wrong with any of the delicious items here. The finest doughnuts I have ever eaten.

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Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

walked the high line just to get the sugar high fix out of us! the doughnuts taste cake like, as one of our group noted: the outside coats, doesn't "saturate" the doughnut! we had samples of 4 or 5 different varieties: one outdid the other...... only thing we were disappointed in: after 8pm they stop making fresh coffee and only... More

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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very tasty and definitely fresh donuts enjoyed at this place...good coffee...nice staff....would return to here...

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Cambridge, MA
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114 reviews 114 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Whoa, are they expensive! This place serves up some of the best donuts you will have in a comfortable environment. The service is always good and the variety is amazing. I had the butter cream and peanut butter version and some other concoction that was equally as yummy, their version of a honey dipped. Worth the trip!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We love the Chelsea location and we love the doughnuts. So we took a $10 cab ride to get there today (Labor Day) -after calling and listening to the message on their answering machine, which says they are open every day. No mention of being closed. We learned later it is mentioned, in very small type on the website, but... More

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stopped here to try their donuts along with an iced Americano. Sampled several in our group of four, but my favorite was the pineapple rosemary and the fresh peach. Fun way to start our day on the lower East side and Greenwich Village.

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