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Best donut shop in Los Angeles

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Best donut shop in Los Angeles

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 Los Angeles? 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. Magee's Donuts

Address: 1298 S. LA Brea Ave. (San Vicente Blvd), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 7.8

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#19. Donut King

Address: 10400 Venice Blvd (Motor Ave.), Culver City

Foursquare rating: 7.9

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#18. Kindle's Donuts

Address: 10003 S. Normandie Ave., Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.0

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#17. Lard Lad Donuts

Address: 100 Universal City Plz, Universal City

Foursquare rating: 7.9

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#16. Colorado Donuts

Address: 1578 Colorado Blvd (at Townsend Ave.), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.1

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#15. Trejo's Coffee & Donuts

Address: 6785 Santa Monica Blvd (at Highland Ave.), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.5

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#14. Bob's Coffee & Doughnuts

Address: 6333 W. 3rd St. (at Fairfax Ave.), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.2

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#13. Randy's Donuts

Address: 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Ste 9175, Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.8

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#12. fōnuts

Address: 8104 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.3

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#11. Stan's Donuts

Address: 10948 Weyburn Ave. (at Broxton Ave.), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.3

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#10. Birdies

Address: 314 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 9.1

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#9. Voodoo Doughnut Universal CityWalk Hollywood

Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City

Foursquare rating: 8.8

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#8. Primo's Donuts

Address: 2918 Sawtelle Blvd (National), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.9

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#7. Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee

Address: 631 Wilshire Blvd (at 7th St.), Santa Monica

Foursquare rating: 9.4

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#6. Blue Star Donuts

Address: 1142 Abbot Kinney Blvd (at Aragon Ct.), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 8.8

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#5. DK's Donuts and Bakery

Address: 1614 Santa Monica Blvd (16th St.), Santa Monica

Foursquare rating: 8.6

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#4. Kettle Glazed Doughnuts

Address: 6211 Franklin Ave. (at Argyle Ave.), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 9.0

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#3. Donut Friend

Address: 5107 York Blvd (at N. Ave. 51), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 9.1

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#2. SK Donuts & Croissants

Address: 5850 W. 3rd St. (at S. Cochran Ave.), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 9.0

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#1. California Donuts

Address: 3540 W. 3rd St. (at New Hampshire), Los Angeles

Foursquare rating: 9.2

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