Who doesn’t love a good doughnut? Morning, noon or night, anytime is a good time to have a doughnut. Check out one–or all!–of these 5 doughnut shops in the windy city. It’s time to fall in love at first bite.
50 W. Randolph St
233 E. Erie St
Monday-Friday 6:30AM-2PM, Saturday-Sunday 7AM-2PM
Do-Rite Donuts is a classic Chicago hot spot. The Do-Rite Donuts on Randolph is known for doughnuts and delicious coffee, while the one on E. Erie street offers an interesting combo of doughnuts and chicken! There are gluten free and vegan doughnuts available as well, so there’s an option for everyone.
Somethin’ Sweet Donuts
5112 W Fullerton Ave
Somethin’ Sweet Donuts is open from morning to night every day of the week, so drop by at any hour when you’re in need of a sugary pick-me-up. The shop is owned by Jimmy and his family, and they pride themselves on sweet service to match the delicious treats.
Beaver’s Coffee and Donuts
131 N Clinton St
“TRACK THE TRUCK” at www.twitter.com/beaversdonuts / www.facebook.com/beaversdonuts
Monday-Friday 7AM-6PM, Saturday 9AM-4PM
Beaver’s is one of Chicago’s most popular coffee and doughnut joints. Check out their location at the Chicago French Market, or look for their food truck on the side of the road. Beaver’s is known for their mini, freshly-made doughnuts with signature toppings as well as their original doughnut milkshakes. “Track the truck” on Beaver’s social media sites, linked above.
68 W. Hubbard Street
Sunday-Wednesday 7AM-9PM, Thursday-Saturday 7AM-12AM (or until sold out)
Firecakes Donuts is known for one-of-a-kind doughnuts with dreamy flavors like Chocolate Hazelnut Long John, Malted Milk Ball, and the seasonal KoolAid Doughnut. You can even order a doughnut ice cream sandwich! Open til midnight Thursday to Saturday, so if you suddenly need a doughnut after bedtime, head to their Hubbard Street location.
Old Fashioned Donuts
11248 S Michigan Ave
Some consider these the best doughnuts in the city. If you want a complete meal, start with a hamburger or hotdog before dessert. A Chicago favorite is the apple fritter doughnut…huge, gooey, and rich in flavor. A trip to Old Fashioned Donuts will brighten anyone’s day.