Do you know what goes best with doughnuts? Kids! Do you know what goes 2nd best with doughnuts? Coffee! And since I enjoy both, here is a list of Doughnut Shops all over the Indy Metro area you can take your kids to enjoy the best donuts. Also, keep your calendar open for the annual Indy Donut Day.
Best Donuts in Indy
There’s no question in my mind or on my tastebuds that the best donuts in Indy are on this list.
Everyone is a winner at Doughnuts and Dragons, the donut shop meets game library meets taproom.
3838 E 82nd Street, Indianapolis
Two locations and probably one of the most talked about bakeries. I cannot count the times someone would bring a box of Longs donuts into the office.
1453 N Tremont St, Indianapolis
2301 E Southport Rd, Indianapolis
Baking up gourmet donuts with unique flavors makes this one a must see errr… I mean eat.
827 S. East Street, Indianapolis
A 4th generation family bakery with two Indy area locations. We love Taylors Bakery for our annual King Cake purchase.
6216 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis
8395 E 116th Street, Fishers
Located on south Meridian Street and baking up an assortment of yumminess.
3953 S Meridian Street, Indianapolis
Just look for the orange and black striped awnings. Trust me they serve a lot more than donuts!
5527 N. Keystone Ave, Indianapolis
I love the whimsical atmosphere of their shop and some of their doughnut names are really cute too. They serve Bee’s Coffee which is locally roasted here in Indy and never disappoints.
1134 E. 54th Street, Indianapolis
The third oldest bakery in Indiana, this family owned bakery is a local favorite for special events and daily donut pickups. Pecan Sticky Buns, Coffee Cakes, Fruit Strudels, Apple Fritters, Danish Dandies, Bear Claws and Old Fashioned Sweet Rolls are just a small selection of what you will find there.
7030 E. 10th Street, Indianapolis
Best Donuts in Hamilton County
Located in both Lebanon and Westfield. And they have a party room at their Westfield location which is perfect for birthdays!
820 W South Street, Lebanon
17471 Wheeler Road, Westfield
This boutique donut shop lets guests design their own donuts from their large array of frostings and toppings.
12525 Old Meridian Street, Carmel
A north-side of Indy favorite. Open 7 days a week in Noblesville.
11513 Allisonville Road, Fishers
14300 Mundy Drive, Noblesville
Hand cut doughnuts made Tuesday-Saturday in Westfield. This family owned and operated donut shop is the oldest running donut shop in the community.
212 E Main Street, Westfield, Indiana
A small batch, craft donut shop with unique flavors and donut concoctions.
17677 Cumberland Road, Noblesville
Best Donuts in Johnson County
Southsiders know a good doughnut when they eat one and Daylight Donuts in Greenwood has all of the classic donut favorites.
1285 North State Road 135, Greenwood
Best Donuts in Hancock County
Sunrise Bakery in Fortville
Kids (and adults) love the model train, but the donuts are incredible!
101 W Broadway Street, Fortville
Find this quaint little donut shop and you’ll have stumbled on a treasure. They are known for selling out fast on the weekends and decorating donuts for special holidays.
6087 W Broadway, McCordsville
Early risers in Greenfield can stop in as early as 4 am each day, and they make giant sized doughnuts in the shape of numbers that are perfect for birthdays.
1309 W Main Street, Greenfield
Best Donuts in Hendricks County
Hilligoss Bakery in Brownsburg
This traditional donut shop is a local favorite that has all of the classic donuts.
804 E Main Street, Brownsburg
Best Donuts in Bloomington
Square Donuts in Bloomington
Your kids will think eating a square donut is crazy. Find them at two locations in Bloomington.
3866 West 3rd Street, Bloomington
1280 N. College Ave, Bloomington
Indiana Donut Chains
Rise N’ Roll Donuts
This popular bakery sells donuts, cakes, pastries and typical amish staples. Our family loves the peanut butter filled donuts and the donut holes. You can find Rise ‘N Roll in Greenwood, Fishers and Broad Ripple.
Now available in nearly 20 Indiana locations. They brew Harvest Café Coffee a locally roasted coffee. Everyone loves the Jack’s Donuts donut making class for kids.
Don’t quote me on this but I think there are 18 locations here in central Indiana, so you have no excuse for not getting your sugar and caffeine fix.
We love donuts so much that we teamed up with WIBC to make this Indy Donut Day Video.
Donuts!! Or is it doughnuts?! Either way, my mouth is watering. I’m not a huge sweets person but it’s hard to resist a good donut – and luckily (or unluckily, for my waistline) Indianapolis has plenty of delicious options to choose from. Whether it’s a plain cake donut or a dark chocolate bacon donut, Indy has something for everyone. Are we missing your favorite doughnut shop? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list!