However you spell it – doughnut or donut – it’s a scrumptious treat that’s hard to resist. Ring-shaped or filled, glazed or powdered – donuts are the original comfort food that can satisfy our morning, afternoon or evening sugar cravings. Craving one now? Flip through the gallery to discover our favorite doughnut shops. (Psst… they’re in alphabetical order because we couldn’t possibly rank them!)

Family Donut

Family Donut in Northgate gets awesome reviews from our readers and there’s a good reason why. For over 22 years, this mom and pop shop has been making a killer orange glaze and an equally delectable lemon glaze that keeps customers coming back again and again. But that's not all. The cinnamon twist donut with maple frosting is a kid favorite and the large selection of classic donuts and crullers make it hard to choose. Psst… feeling a bit adventurous? Try a delicious banana fritter!

2100 N. Northgate Way, Ste. F
Seattle, Wa 98133

photo: Family Donut Facebook page


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— Helen Walker Green