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Doughnut Plant

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Lower East Side
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379 Grand Street, New York City, NY 10002
+1 212-505-3700
Today
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing donuts and much to my surprise, delicious coffee. It's tough to get both in one place. Had the Valrhona chocolate donut and tried the vanilla glazed and Brooklyn blackout that my family ordered. The first two were yeast donuts and the last was a cake donut. Great, friendly service too. A must try place to go!

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Thank ZoZaMom
United Kingdom
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203 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having seen this as one of the most popular doughnut place. The coffee is really good, however I would probably say the doughnuts are slightly overrated, nothing special really. I mean they have the variety and also the unique square doughnuts. But I don't really like the texture and I think I've had better.

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Thank Itsmekirsty
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family for breakfast. Had roasted chestnuts and chestnut cream donut. It was an out of body experience. Need to open a location in Boston.

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Thank Matthew P
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Doughnut Plant located in a small store on Grand and Essex Streets has the greatest variety since Dunking Doughnuts but you never saw or tasted doughnuts like this. They come in unusual and enticing varieties and the shapes are different than regular doughnuts. They even make a couple of savory wraps too. Their coffees are varied from an espresso... More 

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Thank Janet G
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the doughnuts here! Such an array of flavours to try and I was surprised that they weren't too sweet...I especially loved the coffee cake doughnut. I liked the fact that the doughnuts were not too large (as that meant you could easily try 2-3 flavours at one go if you're greedy like I am!).

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Thank conFuSed79
Atlanta, Georgia
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503 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Some new flavors, but still the best donuts in town - make sure you try the blackout donut, and if you like black and white cookies, try the black and white donut!

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Thank Jeremy C
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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362 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Had the coconut cream filled square, blueberry and the gingerbread. All were fabulous. I would definitely come back again.

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Thank PTycz
Lafayette, Louisiana
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Words cannot express what the donuts and coffee taste like at this place. It is a must see cult phenom in New York. Word is that they may soon be shipping them out via online checkout so our house will definitely be ordering. A must check out.

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Thank ajtheriot
Las Vegas, Nevada
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

When we visit NYC, this place is a must stop. We love the creme brulee doughnuts the best. The ingredients are great and the varieties are fun.

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Thank JLars34
Dallas, Texas
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

This place is like the Forrest Gump of donuts - Cake donuts, gluten-free donuts, black-out donuts, creme-brûlée donuts, Manhattan donuts and vegan donuts. Cool dudes / awesome donuts!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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
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: +1 212-505-3700

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