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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 #72 of 11,664 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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Toronto, Ontario
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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Niagara Falls, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We went here because there is a new Doughnut plant opening in Brooklyn and we wanted to get an advance taste of the famous donuts. And they don't disappoint. When we were there it was mostly tourists on line, so I guess the word is out. But definitely worth a trip to satisfy a sweet tooth in a very unique... More

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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136 reviews 136 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a must do if you are in NYC. Located in an unassuming small space. When we first walked in the selection was too overwhelming to take in so we just ordered a dozen in an assortment so that we could try a variety. Honestly, they are almost too beautiful to eat! Everyone that we tried was so unique... More

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New Jersey USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Anytime I'm near 23rd St, I mean even if I'm at 90th, I make my way over to this Donut Temple. The Yeast or Cake, Cake or Yeast that's what I'm thinking as I wait on line...I do both and I recommend so do you. My fav is Peanut Butter and Blackberry (today), tomorrow it will probably be the last... More

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