Portland's 4 favorite spots to score doughnuts, without breaking the bank

Portland's 4 favorite spots to score doughnuts, without breaking the bank
Pip's Original Doughnuts & Chai | Photo: Kerby H./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 01, 2020.

Craving doughnuts?

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

1. Pip's Original Doughnuts & Chai

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Topping the list is Pip's Original Doughnuts & Chai. Located at 4759 N.E. Fremont St., Suite C in Cully, the traditional American spot, which offers coffee, tea and doughnuts, is the most popular cheap doughnut spot in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,357 reviews on Yelp.

We turned there for an overview of Pip's Original Doughnuts & Chai: "Locally owned and operated by husband and wife duo Nate and Jamie Snell, Pip's was recently awarded the prize for Best Doughnut in Portland by the Portland Tribune for the honey and sea salt flavor," it states on Yelp.

This spot serves up freshly made mini doughnuts, as well as house-crafted chai tea lattes, coffee and espresso, which is locally roasted by Extracto Coffee Roasters.

2. Voodoo Doughnut

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Next up is Kerns's Voodoo Doughnut - Davis, situated at 1501 N.E. Davis St. It's a member of the well-known chain. With four stars out of 1,935 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers doughnuts and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

"The original doughnut shop with a rabid fan-following, Voodoo Doughnut specializes in summoning the uncanny and salacious," it states on Yelp. "Come try the famous and bizarre fried-creations like the Memphis Mafia, the Portland Cream, the original Bacon Maple Bar and now, the Cannolo."

3. NOLA Doughnuts

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Pearl District's NOLA Doughnuts, located at 110 N.W. 10th Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive spot to score doughnuts and more 4.5 stars out of 364 reviews. 

Yelper Kamden S. wrote, "The doughnuts here are amazing, and the pricing is very reasonable. The dough has layers and is so light and airy. Absolutely delicious."

4. Doe Donuts

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Doe Donuts, a vegan spot that offers doughnuts, ice cream, frozen yogurt and more in Hollywood, is another much-loved, inexpensive go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 378 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4110 N.E. Sandy Blvd. to see for yourself. 

According to Yelp, Doe Donuts is "Portland's first and only vegan doughnut shop," and specializes in handcrafted, seasonal doughnuts and local coffee.

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