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The Best Donuts in Toronto

The best donuts in Toronto take a Canadian staple to new heights. They're not just for cops, Homer Simpson or the office anymore, and with toppings way beyond sprinkles or chocolate dip, you can’t go wrong with a dozen from any of these spots.

Here are the best donuts in Toronto.


Glory Hole Doughnuts on Gerrard
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Glory Hole Doughnuts on Gerrard

With locations in Parkdale and on the east side, the donuts at this place are king when it comes to flavours, like their famous Toast & Butter or specials like mango lassi. They’ve even done collabs making donut fried chicken sandwiches.

SanRemo Bakery
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SanRemo Bakery

Iconic picture-perfect donuts from this Etobicoke bakery near the Queensway and Royal York look as good as they taste and come with ooey-gooey fillings like Nutella.


The Rolling Pin
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The Rolling Pin

Decked-out donuts from this bakery near Avenue and Lawrence push it to the limit, whether they’re topped with coco puffs or dipped in gold.

Dipped Donuts
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Dipped Donuts

Kensington Market has this tiny bakery that pumps out simple but pretty dipped donuts in lovely flavours like carrot cake, vanilla cardamom, caramel crumble, lemon lavender and rosewater pistachio.


Von Doughnuts
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Von Doughnuts

Many of the fresh handmade gourmet donuts from this Danforth bakery come with boozy glazes made with tequila or curacao, and there’s even one topped with potato chips.


Jelly Modern Doughnuts
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Jelly Modern Doughnuts

Locations of this Calgary-born donut maker in Little Italy and Brookfield Place are reputed for their Doughnuts of the Month in flavours like green tea, and they regularly do peanut butter cup, Skor, and maple bacon hand-filled donuts.

Emma's Country Kitchen
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Emma's Country Kitchen

If you can’t get a seat at this St. Clair brunch spot, console yourself with a rhubarb, lemon and gingersnap or filled French lemon cream donuts (and maybe an apple cheddar fritter, too).


Bloomer's
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Bloomer's

This vegan spot right near Ossington station does donuts loved by herbivores and carnivores alike in varieties like raspberry, elderberry hibiscus, London Fog and chocolate almond.

Through Being Cool Vegan Baking Co.
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Through Being Cool Vegan Baking Co.

The vegan donuts from this bakery right at Bloor and Lansdowne are as indulgent as any non-vegan ones, with wild options like Tequila Sunrise, peanut butter and jelly, mango coconut and Earl Grey, and they’re known for their Boston cream.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Jelly Modern Doughnuts 

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