If Seattle’s calling card is great coffee, it follows that the doughnut scene is a solid accomplice. From traditional maple bars, old-fashioneds, and apple fritters to decadent creations like the mochi-meets-doughnut mochinut to savory toppings like bacon and chicken, options are plentiful. Seattle boasts small family-owned favorites like Rainier Avenue’s King Donuts, local chains like Top Pot and General Porpoise, as well as the inventive and independent 9th and Hennepin. Here are some of the most notable fried dough purveyors across the area, including creme brulee-filled wonders, candy-topped treats, ever-expanding vegan options, and everything in-between.
As usual, this list is not ranked; it’s organized geographically. Know of a spot that should be on our radar? Send us a tip by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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