“You want to find an outlaw, hire an outlaw. You want to find a Dunkin’ Donuts, call a cop.”
-Leonard Smalls, Raising Arizona [1987]

This Best Donuts in Salt Lake City list is dedicated to the legend that convinced us that donuts are a breakfast item. Is it breakfast? Is it dessert? We believe it doesn’t matter. Donuts are not bound by time. Or maybe, time IS a donut. An infinite loop. Stay woke. Whether you are eating a donut as part of a balanced breakfast, bringing a box into the office so all your coworkers will love you, or treating yourself to a well-deserved dessert, this is the list for you. After much debate, we believe we’ve found The Best Donuts in Salt Lake City. Enjoy!

Also, what are donut holes? Holes are defined by absence. Holes are hollow. From here on out, please only refer to “donut holes” as “donut plugs” – or ‘nut plugs, if you will.

Didn’t see your favorite donut shop or SLC bakery on this list? Tell us where we need to go next in the comments below!

Fresh Donut & Deli

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Neighborhood: South Salt Lake

Address: 2699 State St, South Salt Lake, UT 84115

Madbrook Donut Co.

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Neighborhood: Farmington

Address: 116 Station Pkwy, Farmington, UT 84025

Mad Dough


Neighborhood: Liberty Wells

Address: 67 W 1700 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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Parsons’ Bakery

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Neighborhood: Bountiful

Address: 535 W 2600 S, Bountiful, UT 84010

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Momi Donuts

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Neighborhood: Downtown Salt Lake City

Address: The Gateway | 158 S Rio Grande St, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Banbury Cross Donuts

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Neighborhood: Salt Lake City

Address: 705 700 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102

Pop’s Doughnuts

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Neighborhood: Salt Lake City

Address: Food Truck

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Big O Doughnuts

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Neighborhood: Granary District

Address: 248 W 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Donut Boy

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Neighborhood: West Valley

Address: 2194 W 3500 S, West Valley City, UT 84119

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