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Doughnut Plant

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Lower East Side
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379 Grand St, New York City, NY 10002-3951
(212) 505-3700
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6:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is small and decor not great but omg their donuts are insane. The creme brûlée was my favorite, followed by the raspberry and cream. I'm not a big fan of the tres leche or matcha one. definitely a must try when in the city. Can't wait to visit again

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Thank Anna R
Salford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would never have found this place , but was led here on a walking tour . Great selection but on Tried one ( giant peach ) which was really good !! Would go back to try more !!

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Thank nunu74
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on a bus trip and desparately wanted to buy their famous crème brulee donuts but they ran out as it was later in the day. Bummer. So got two other flavored donuts and they both were very good. One was chocolate covered and had Bavarian cream in the middle.

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Thank Dave-Habu
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked over two miles to Doughnut Plant from my office and I am glad I did because then I could try any doughnut guilt free :) The blueberry was awesome! I ordered an iced latte as well which was also delicious. Highly recommend!

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Thank misopiso88
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What else to say. I'm pretty sure I had a food-gasm! The banana peanut butter was to die for. In a way I'm glad you guys are not next to where I live, coz I would become obese. Thanks again for this great experience.

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Thank Ben O
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Donut Plant as our last stop on a food/ social history walking tour of the lower eat side. These were the most delicious donuts I've ever tasted. Don't miss the "creme brûlée" flavour.

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Thank Barbie5067
Saudi Arabia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had five pcs, chocolate filled , white and black, vanilla 2 pcs and resperry. The dough is thick and not fluffy with carrying a lot of oil, sweet you cant finish one , too sweet The taste of the sauce is expectable however i recommend to lighten the dough.

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Thank loumam
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by after breakfast one morning and my overall thoughts were so so. I love the uniqueness of the square doughnuts and the many flavours available, but the glazed didn't rock my world, nor did any of the others. I love my doughnuts, and these were very high on my list, but when I bit into it, it lacked... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure if it's worth searching for this place but if u r in the area and feel like something sweet then absolutely stop by. We went around 3:00 and some of the doughnuts I wanted to try were already sold out( Manhattan creme n tres leches). We tried pbnj, cream doughnut with coconut, creme brulee and hazelnut filled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

If you are on the lower east side and get a chance to stop by Doughnut Plant get the peanut butter and banana cream doughnut. It was amazing! The girl behind the counter was super nice too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 St, New York City, NY 10002-3951
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighborhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: (212) 505-3700

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