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“Best donut shop ever!”

Donut Hut des Moines
Ranked #3 of 10 Bakeries in Des Moines
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Reviewed September 12, 2015

This is the best donut place I have ever been. Not only are the donuts tasty and always fresh, the owner is one of the friendliest person there is.

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Reviewed June 7, 2014

Donut Hut is a local, family run restaurant specializing in donuts and like-pastries plus ice cream. Besides fresh-made, perfectly moist, delicious donuts, they also hand-make pastries like apple fritters (a favorite with locals), bearclaws, bismarks, cinnamon-rolls caramel pecan rolls, longjohns, cruellers, croissants, etc. The donuts come both raised and cake in a wide variety of flavors some of which include: dutch crumb, coconut crunch, cinnamon crunch, buttermilk, sour cream, plain, chocolate, double chocolate, strawberry, maple, blueberry, red velvet, chocolate chip, pumpkin spice, plus many more. Toppings: a variety of frosting & glaze flavors, sprinkles, crumbs, peanuts, pecans, slivered almonds. Fillings: lemon, raspberry, chocolate, vanilla, cream/puddings, Boston cream, Bavarian cream, etc. The menu also includes premium coffee, cappuccino, hot chocolate, sodas, juices, smoothies and water plus cones, shakes, malts made a with variety of Wells Blue Bunny ice cream flavors.

Alok, (Al) the owner makes a point of treating everyone who walks in like they are a family member. He's always genuinely friendly, smiling, waving, saying Hello, happy to see you again, inquiring how you are, what do you need, walking around the shop checking on customers, refilling coffee, cleaning tables. You can tell he really cares about his customers, the quality of his food and his restaurant's appearance.

Donut Hut has several tables to dine-in. They will deliver larger orders to your school, business, home, church, etc. Credit cards are accepted. Currently DH is open 7 days a week - 5 AM to 6 PM. Maybe later in summer?

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