Doughnut is defined as a small fried cake of sweetened dough, typically in a shape of a ball or ring. A doughnut can also be defined by family, community, warmth, creativity, and imagination. These delectable treats have been a favorite for many decades. Whether the shops be big or small, the creations that are made behind the counters of these unique donut shops are what keep Fresno locals wanting more. These are considered the best donuts in Fresno none of these shops fall short of remarkable and you’re about to find out what lies under the pink box.
Donut Fantasy | Instagram by @donutfantasy
The name says it all. The first gourmet donut shop opened in Fresno offers a variety of fifty different kinds of donuts. Traditional, sweet, or spicy donuts are baked daily to match a palette of any kind. You heard us, if you’ve never heard of a spicy donut, now you have. During the time the shop opening, customers couldn’t stop talking about the maple bacon and Hot Cheeto topping options. Donut Fantasy also offers donut messages to send to someone special or party donuts 10” in size for any occasion. Get there early before they run out!
1731 W BULLARD AVE, STE. 111 FRESNO, CA 93711
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SPRINKLES DONUT SHOP
Sprinkles Donut Shop | Instagram by @sprinklesdonuts
Family owned and operated, Sprinkles Donut shop are fully committed to guarantee fresh, high-quality donuts since 2009. Made with simple ingredients, decadence is what is aimed for in these light and fluffy donuts that have been perfected for almost three decades. This shop feeds its customers glazed, filled, and traditional donuts, but isn’t scared to put a spin on the cherished classics. The irresistible treat that is known as the ice cream sandwich can be found at Sprinkles. Ice cream between two warm halves of a donut; you can get the best of both worlds by taking a little trip to North Fresno.
10069 N MAPLE AVE SUITE #101 FRESNO, CA 93730
Krispy Kreme | Instagram by @krispykreme
Krispy Kreme has been a household name since first established in 1937. The fresh warm out of the oven donuts has made a return back to Fresno. If you want some entertainment along with fresh to order donuts, step inside to observe the donut making process in its entirety. I think we can all agree that the best part is biting into soft and dough handed to you right out of the oven upon entering. We love that Fresno can share an international donut experience with our locals.
LUCKY’S DONUT HOUSE
Lucky’s Donut House | Instagram by @luckysdonut
You may not find a four leaf clover, but you’ll find consistency, quality, and tasty baked goods at Lucky’s. In our opinion, that’s so much better. You can’t miss your chance to dive into classic traditional style donuts, cream filled, or the donut hole’s French relatives known as Cruller Puffs. Remember, this shop is cash only so stop by the ATM.
3216 N WEST AVE FRESNO CA 93705
FRESNO DONUT HOUSE
Fresno Donut House | Instagram by @fresnodonuthouse
Late night cravings? No problem, this donut shop is open 24 hours to satisfy any sweet tooth. All donuts are baked fresh with a wide variety of any classic donut and pastry you could ever imagine. We love family owned businesses, and we also love to eat donuts at 3am.
3145 N BLACKSTONE AVE FRESNO CA 93703