Yelp Indy says donut forget: National Donut Day is November 5th

We love when Yelp Indy pops by to highlight some of their members’ favorite local finds, like this month’s post on where to discover the most delish donuts for National Donut Day.

{National Donut Day arrives on November 5th by the way!} So ladies, take it away! Tell us where we need to pop in to celebrate this next-to-perfect holiday.


Make your day a little sweeter by visiting some of Indiana’s most delicious, photogenic, and delightful donut shops. We created a roundup of where you should go to grab yourself a delicious circular treat for National Donut Day!

5. Quack Daddy Donuts
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Photo by Quack Daddy Donuts

Quack Daddy Donuts, where your donut is your canvas. The process is simple: Pick your donut, select an icing, and choose from over 15 toppings. From M&Ms and oreos to coconut and bacon, everyone in the fam will leave feeling full and satisfied! Yelper Bob C. suggests topping off the donuts by ordering a frosty mug filled to the brim with their chocolate milk. Bookmark this business!

4. Hilligoss Bakery
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Photo by Yelper Wendy K.

You donut know how you’ve never had this? Although Hilligoss is on the outskirts of Indy, it is worth the drive to Brownsburg! Yelper Amanda V. shares, “If you order one thing, make it the cinnamon roll… To die for!” Complete the trip by getting their Highlander Grog Coffee to go! Tip: Hilligoss only accepts cash, so bring a little extra mula! Bookmark this business!

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3. Jack’s Donuts
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Photo by Yelper Niki K.

With over 50 years in business, Jack’s Donuts is an Indiana staple. Now with seven locations, you don’t have to travel far to enjoy these classic donuts. Looking for a fun activity with the kiddos? With advanced reservations, groups can go to Jack’s to learn about the donut-making process and decorate their own for a small price. Bookmark this business!

2. The Dancing Donut
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Photo by Yelper Lindsay M.

Gather the kiddos for a morning adventure! While biking or walking along the Monon Trail, you can make a quick stop at The Dancing Donut to enjoy a sweet treat. Yelper Clare L. suggests getting the Brown Butter Crumble donut because it is “out of this world.” Bookmark this business!

1.General American Donut Company
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Photo by Yelper Whitney D.

Filled with marshmallow fluff, dipped in chocolate icing, and topped with a classic graham cracker, this donut will leave you asking for s’more please! General American Donut Company handcrafts their donuts daily and uses no preservatives or pre-made mixes. Tip: Try their unique creations including the PB&J, Raspberry Key Lime, and French Toast. Bookmark this business!

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Yelp is on Indy's ChildYelp is a website and mobile application that connects people with great local businesses – anything from restaurants, bars and spas to dog groomers, mechanics, even dentists! Indy’s Child is thrilled to host content from our partners at Yelp Indy. These monthly posts aim to connect the parents and families of the city to the local businesses around them. Stay tuned for lots of great input from Yelp Community Leaders Brittany Smith, Katy Robinson + crew. Then, start exploring your neck of the woods!

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