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Philadelphia's 3 top spots for affordable doughnuts

Philadelphia's 3 top spots for affordable doughnuts
Dottie's Donuts | Photo: Yembur A./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 08, 2020.

Looking to sample the best doughnuts around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable doughnut sources in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to fill the bill.

1. Beiler's Bakery

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Topping the list is Beiler's Bakery. Located at 51 N. 12th St. in Center City, the bakery, which offers doughnuts and more, is the most popular inexpensive doughnut spot in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,265 reviews on Yelp. 

This spot, which specializes in Amish-style doughnuts, has been operating in the Reading Terminal Market for three decades. On the menu, look for apple fritters, and doughnuts topped with chocolate and Fruity Pebbles. 

2. Dottie's Donuts

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Next up is Spruce Hill's Dottie's Donuts, situated at 4529 Springfield Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 185 reviews on Yelp, the cafe and vegan spot, serving doughnuts and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option. 

Boasting a second location in the city's Queen Village section, this shop offers doughnuts in flavors like chocolate hazelnut, rosewater pistachio and matcha vanilla. 

3. Federal Donuts

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This location of the Philadelphia-based chain Federal Donuts, a Korean spot that offers doughnuts, coffee and tea and more in Pennsport, is another low-priced go-to, with four stars out of 528 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1219 S. Second St. to see for yourself. 

If you're hungry for more, we found these details about Federal Donuts.

This spot, which also specializes in Korean-style twice-fried chicken boasts eight Philadelphia locations, according to its website. Look for doughnuts in flavors like s'mores, blueberry pancakes and lemon bar cheesecake. 


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