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Sacramento's 5 top spots for affordable doughnuts

Sacramento's 5 top spots for affordable doughnuts
Broadway Donuts | Photo: Jo J./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on August 20, 2019.

Need more doughnuts in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable doughnut sources in Sacramento, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. Bad Bakers

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Topping the list is Bad Bakers. Located at 2101 Natomas Crossing Drive, Suite 150 in Natomas, the bakery, which offers doughnuts and more, is the highest-rated budget-friendly doughnut spot in Sacramento, boasting 4.5 stars out of 787 reviews on Yelp. 

The bakery has doughnuts, tarts, churros, macaroons and more. 

Yelper Lillian W. wrote, "The doughnuts are injectable. It has plastic syringes filled with flavored creams you can choose."

2. Marie's Donuts

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Next up is Curtis Park's Marie's Donuts, situated at 2950 Freeport Blvd. With 4.5 stars out of 540 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score doughnuts, coffee and tea has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option. 

You'll find doughnut flavors like apple fritters, blueberry cake, cinnamon sugar, doughnut holes, chocolate sprinkles and more. 

"Marie's Donuts is that beacon of light still open providing the best doughnuts around," wrote Gurmum S. "I got the maple bar and the glazed doughnut."

3. Danny's Mini Donuts

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Old Sacramento's Danny's Mini Donuts, located at 900 Second St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly spot to score doughnuts, desserts, ice cream and frozen yogurt 4.5 stars out of 319 reviews. 

Sandy N. wrote about her experience on Yelp, saying, "The doughnuts are made fresh and you can watch them go through the fryer. I was surprised that you sprinkle your own sprinkles on your doughnuts, which is awesome."

4. Stanely's Donuts

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Stanely's Donuts, a spot to score doughnuts and cupcakes in East Sacramento, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 100 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3710 J St. to see for yourself. 

Grab a doughnut, coffee, or a breakfast sandwich from the menu. Choose from bear claw doughnuts, to traditional glazed, Boston cream, jelly-filled and more. 

Yelper Skylar L. wrote, "I'm not a huge doughnut fan but the doughnuts here are always great!"

5. Broadway Donuts

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Over in Curtis Park, check out Broadway Donuts, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 75 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the bakery, which offers doughnuts, bagels and more, by heading over to 2731 Broadway. 

The mom and pop-owned bakery has been serving customers for over 24 years, according to the business's Yelp page. From sprinkles to glazed, sugar to vanilla creme and more, there's a variety of doughnut flavors to start off your morning. 


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