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Best donut shop in Chicago

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Best donut shop Chicago

You walk into your local bakery and the heady aroma envelops you. The sweet scent of fried dough wafts through the air and your mouth starts to water. You can almost taste the deliciousness. You’re craving your favorite sweet treat—donuts.

Few foods taste better than a hot, out-of-the-fryer donut, dusted with powdered sugar or topped with icing and sprinkles. If you’re a donut lover, you likely have a favorite place to satisfy your sweet tooth and you’re probably open to trying all kinds of donut variations. Nowadays you can grab a donut not just at bakeries, but also restaurants, coffee houses, and specialty shops.

Curious about the best donut shops in Chicago? Stacker has done the research for you using Foursquare’s ratings and reviews to tally the tastiest and most popular donut shops as of Nov. 15. The results are based on check-ins, ratings, photo trends, and other data.

Check out the slideshow to see if your favorite spot made it onto the list.

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#20. Doughnut Vault Van

Address: Chicago

Foursquare rating: 7.8

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#19. Somethin' Sweet Donuts

Address: 5111 W. Fullerton Ave. (btwn N. LeClaire Ave. and N. Laramie Ave.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 7.6

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#18. Bombobar

Address: 832 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL, 60607 (Randolph), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.5

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#17. Stan's Donuts

Address: 535 N. Michigan Ave. (Grand), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.1

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#16. Stan’s Donuts

Address: 181 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.2

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#15. Beavers Coffee & Donuts Truck

Address: Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.5

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#14. Weber's Bakery

Address: 7055 W. Archer Ave. (at Nottingham Ave.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.5

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#13. Do-Rite Donuts and Chicken

Address: 181 N. Morgan St. (Lake), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.9

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#12. The Doughnut Vault

Address: 111 N. Canal St., Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.8

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#11. Stan’s Donuts

Address: 259 E. Erie St. (N. Fairbanks Ct.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.6

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#10. Firecakes

Address: 2453 N. Clark St., Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.9

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#9. Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Address: 2800 N. Clark St. (Diversey/Clark), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 8.9

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#8. Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Address: 3300 N. Broadway St. (at W. Aldine Ave.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.1

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#7. Dat Donut

Address: 8249 S. Cottage Grove Ave. (at E. 83rd St.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.0

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#6. Old Fashioned Donuts

Address: 11248 S. Michigan Ave. (btwn 112th and 113th St.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.0

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#5. Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken

Address: 233 W. Erie St. (btwn N. St. Clair St. and N. Fairbanks Ct.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.0

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#4. The Doughnut Vault

Address: 401 1/2 N. Franklin St. (at W. Kinzie St.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.1

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#3. Do-Rite Donuts & Coffee

Address: 50 W. Randolph St. (at N. Dearborn St.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.1

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#2. Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Address: 1560 N. Damen Ave. (at N. Milwaukee Ave.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.2

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#1. Firecakes Donuts

Address: 68 W. Hubbard St. (at N. Clark St.), Chicago

Foursquare rating: 9.3

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