1333 Old Spanish Trail
Houston, TX 77054
Ever thought your donuts weren’t enough like dessert? You won’t be able to say that about the confections from Glazed, which includes flavors like creme brulee (complete with caramelized sugar topping), salted caramel snickers (with a full Snickers bar inside) and Samoa, topped with toasted coconut, caramel and chocolate ganache to remind you of your favorite Girl Scout cookie. Family owned and operated, the owner spent years traveling the country and sampling donuts to perfect his own technique. Make sure to swing by and try some – but don’t worry about getting up early. The cafe’s open 24/7.d
3410 Ella Blvd.
Houston, TX 77018
While you may see numerous Shipleys around town, the location on Ella is the original donut shop in town, dating to 1936 when the original Mr. Shipley was selling a dozen donuts for a nickel. Houston fully embraced the restaurant and they have locations around the metro area now. As they grew over the years, their menu did too, with new flavors, fillings and extras adding on over the years. If you can’t decide what flavor to eat, try an assortment of donut holes, with multiple flavors per bag.
1901 N. Shepherd, Suite 4
Houston, TX 77008
Are you a fan of the breakfast sandwich but think it could use more sugar? The masterminds behind Hugs & Donuts agree – you can order an egg, bacon and cheese breakfast sandwich with donut replacing the bread. In addition to some of the more traditional donut flavors and other breakfast pastries, you can feast upon a mixed berry filled with vanilla bean frosting donut, or a blueberry cake with lemon glazed donut. Like coffee but hate having to drink it? Check out their mocha latte cake donut to get your coffee and donut flavors in one bite.
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Houston, TX 77027
Of course one of the fanciest areas in town would have some fancy donuts around. Check out the glazed and iced donuts in chocolate, vanilla, and fruit flavors, as well as the white iced donuts topped with fun children’s breakfast cereals on the weekends. If you’re wanting something a little more savory, try the maple donut with bacon and jalapeno on top for a salty, meaty kick. Their claim to fame is the huge selection of donut holes, many of them filled with flavorings like nutella, raspberry, or cappuccino. Their donut hole menu is longer than the regular one! No one will go home hungry after a visit to River Oaks.
11601 Shadow Creek Pkwy.
Pearland, TX 77584
Love the taste of donuts but don’t want to have your pastry be too vegetarian? Grab a donut covered in bacon instead of sprinkles from Pena’s Donut Heaven and Grill in Pearland. Their wide array of donuts is complimented by a full menu of burgers, sandwiches and southern delicacies. Can’t decide? Have a delicious specialty burger for lunch with a donut for dessert.
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