Melbournes Donut Craze!

Jen Nguyen
May 21, 2020

If you’re craving some delicious, flavourful and mouth watering doughnuts, Melbourne is the place to be! Here are our recommendations on where to try in Melbourne

American Donut Kitchen

American Doughnut Kitchen

Serving traditional hot jam doughnuts, American Donut Kitchen nestled in Queen Victoria Market is one of Melbournians favourite doughnut stops! Served from a caravan by friendly staff, get these deep fried, sugar dusted, jam filled doughnuts that provides the perfect crunch yet soft and melt in your mouth texture. Indulge in these doughnuts as you explore the vibrant markets.

Average cost for two: $10 (approx.)

6AM to 2PM

Queen Victoria Market, 531 Elizabeth Street, CBD, Elizabeth Street, CBD

Doughboys Doughnuts

Initially sold as wholesale to local cafes, Doughboys Doughnuts have opened a permanent store where they bring you the most fun filled, flavourful and lovely doughnuts made and served fresh daily. Have your doughnuts either glazed, dusted, iced or filled, Doughboy Doughnuts offers a changing menu with new flavour combinations released monthly! Check their instagram or head in store to check out their unique and exciting flavours!

Average cost for two: $15 (approx.)

7AM to 4:30PM

535 Bourke Street, CBD

Shortstop Coffee and Donuts

Short Stop Coffee & Donuts
Source: Timeout Melbourne

A truly hidden gem tucked away in the quiet lanes of Melbourne, Shortstop has some of the best donuts in all of Melbourne CBD! The donuts are made fresh on site throughout the day, using high quality and natural ingredients. They offer artisanal donuts, served with organic coffee that is sure to make you feel all bubbly and warm inside. With changing flavours and exciting new monthly donut creations, be sure to visit this cosy yet chic café.

Average cost for two: $20 (approx.)

7:30AM to 5:30PM

12 Sutherland Street, CBD, Melbourne, VIC

Walker’s Doughnuts

Serving a range of all American doughnuts and hotdogs, be sure to visit one of Melbourne’s most popular donut pitstops, Walker’s Doughnuts! Open 24 hours a day, indulge in the super ooey gooey jam donut, served hot and delicious every time. With other classic flavour options like the custard filled donut and strawberry glazed donut, this place is for everyone to try!

Average cost for two: $15 (approx.)

Open 24 Hours!

Shop 26, 2 Elizabeth Street, CBD, Melbourne, VIC

Krispy Kreme

If you’re craving that original glazed doughnut, go to the classic Krispy Kreme Doughnut store located in along Swanston street! The doughnuts are made daily, served fresh and hot off the line. Offering other classic flavour combinations, you’re sure to find the perfect donut for anyone!

Average cost for two: $15 (approx.)

7:30AM to 10PM

55, Swanston Street, CBD, Melbourne, VIC


Lukumades Melbourne
Source: What's On Melbourne

Also located near Queen Victoria Market, Lukumades specialises in creating handcrafted Greek doughnuts with a modern twist! These small bundles of joy are drizzled with classic flavours such as Nutella, salted caramel and vanilla. You can also have these crispy and light doughnuts with ice cream! Yum!

Average cost for two: $30 (approx.)

10AM to 11PM

83 Peel Street, West Melbourne, Melbourne

Photo Credits:

American Donut Kitchen, Time Out Melbourne, What's On Melbourne

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