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Gourdough's

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1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
1219
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hewitt, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Big doughnuts! Lots of different choices. If you go right after dark be prepared to wait in line, but the wait is worth it.

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Thank JTG_Texas
Enfield, Connecticut
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was kind of freaked out when I saw the menu and everything was served on a doughnut. We entered the restaurant blindly, not knowing what it was about. What a pleasant surprise! The food was delicious. I ordered the chicken pesto sandwich served between two doughnuts and loved It! We had the coconut doughnut holes for dessert and we... More 

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Thank abbycats
Pacifica, California
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we found this place. We almost passed on this one as it was over 100 outside and we'd just spent a disappointing hour on SoCo. My wife knew how much I wanted to try it after reading the reviews and insisted. Sooooooo good. The doughnut on the bottom was still hot and crisp and the coconut and chocolate... More 

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Thank sailingdan
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best place for desserts. They've ruined donuts for me from anywhere else. Highly recommend the ODB- Coconut amazingness.

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Thank sp1311
Chalfont
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139 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled here by accident. We were looking for something sweet in the middle of the day and I saw the sign that looked like a donut and boy are we glad we went. A funky little place. The food is prepared in an airstream in the entry way and there is seating in the bar/restaurant area. The burger and... More 

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Thank emmbeekay
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you've never eaten from a food truck, I recommend Gourdoughs to be in your top five while visiting or vacationing in Austin! They add a very unique twist on donuts! I recommend the "Mother Clucker" if your a fan of chicken strips or the "Porkey's" if you enjoy bacon and jalapeños!

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Thank Charmaine H
San Jose, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Nutty Valentine fantastic! The flavors worked together extremely well. Friendly service. Nice treat even on a hot day!

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Thank David D
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best doughnuts ever!! But expect to be full when done. I want to go back and try all the flavors!!! You will not be disappointed!

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Thank Michelle B
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've seen pictures on social media of Gourdough's donuts, but had never made it by on our trips to Austin. We walked Zilker park and waited over an hour for the Gourdough's food truck to open afterward. WORTH THE WAIT!!! Not kidding, these were the best donuts I've ever eaten. I thought maybe all of the buzz was about the... More 

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Thank LoneStarTravelGirl
Fort Worth, Texas
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277 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I always stop here while in Austin or driving by. This time I tried something different and I didn't enjoy it as much as my usual. I tried blue balls and I usually always stick to I'm puddin! Blue balls was a rip off. They had like 6 balls....it felt small with donuts and a lot of Blueberry sauce.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 1219

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?