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Where to Find Denver's Best Doughnuts

The doughnut scene keeps changing in Denver.

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From Boulder to Aurora and from Denver to Arvada, the doughnut craze is thriving and the trend is still growing. Coloradans are in luck when it comes to finding a good donut. Whether modern or traditional, donut lovers can be happy with the great variety around the Mile High City.

Next read: Eater.com's Everything You Need to Know About the Great American Doughnut.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Glazed and Confuzed Donuts

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5301 Leetsdale Dr, Denver
CO, 80246
(303) 324-1112
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Glazed & Confuzed does donuts with a twist. From some of the signatures like the maple and bacon infuzed glaze to specialties like the strawberry shortcake or mojito donut, there's always something new to try. With a daily "featured donut," regulars never get bored.

2. Voodoo Doughnut Mile High

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1520 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 597-3666
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Voodoo Doughnut offers over 50 different donuts, known for their sexual innuendos and snarky names, customers are sure to get a good laugh and an even better donut. Voodoo takes the donut craze to the next level, using cereals, candies and powders to make donuts that have a pop. Bonus: the shop is open 24/7.

3. Walton Donuts

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6603 Leetsdale Dr
Denver, CO
(303) 320-0061
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From cake to regular glazed and filled donuts, Walton Donuts has a more traditional take on the tasty breakfast pastry. Various toppings include sprinkles, coconut shavings, and peanuts. Donuts are ready to sell at 5 a.m. Monday thru Saturday, and 6 a.m. on Sundays. The shop closes at 2 p.m. every day.

4. Martys 47th Street Donuts

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12001-12081 E 47th Ave
Denver, CO 80239
(303) 371-4686
Marty's is a popular spot. Arrive early if you want to make sure you get your fix. But fret not, if you can't make it early, you can wait for fresh donuts to be made. From glazed to cake, filled and twists, Marty's keeps it traditional and tasty.

5. Cafe Aion

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1235 Pennsylvania Ave
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 993-8131
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Cafe Aion makes a house-made and freshly fried donut daily. Reviewers rave about the sweet treat that works great with a cup of Ozo Coffee.

6. Acorn

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3350 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216
(720) 542-3721
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Acorn features a house-made brioche donut. A definite twist and more elegant take on the novelty food, Acorn has a different daily donut.

7. Donut Maker

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9625 E Arapahoe Rd
Greenwood Village, CO 80112
(303) 799-1702
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The early bird gets the worm: This place opens at 5 and closes at 11 a.m., but its selection and quality make the wakeup worthwhile. Don't miss the cookies and cream donut!

8. Omg Donuts

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7355 Ralston Rd
Arvada, CO 80002
(303) 431-3686
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Light and fluffy, it is possible that these creations may be gone from the Arvada spot by 10 a.m. Whether you like the cake or dough variety, this shop will please.

9. The Donut House

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3124 S Parker Rd
Denver, CO 80014
(303) 337-2771
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Cake or raised, these hand-made, fresh, hot, and delicious treats aim to please. Try the sugar and cinnamon or the peanut-maple cake.

10. Fractured Prune Doughnuts

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4090 E Mississippi Ave
Denver, CO 80246
(303) 759-0635
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New to the Denver doughnut scene, Fractured Prune offers a wide variety of unique creations like the Green With Envy (mint glaze and mini chocolate chips) and Rocky Shores (honey glaze, cinnamon sugar, and mini chocolate chips).

11. Two Rivers Craft Coffee Company

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7745 Wadsworth Blvd Ste B
Arvada, CO 80003
(303) 424-1313
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There may be incredible coffee here but there are also fantastic doughnuts. Flavors like vanilla custard or blueberry inside pillowy dough will make you come back for more.

12. Donut Burst

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1870 South Garrison Street
Lakewood, CO 80232
(303) 248-3851
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This mom and pop shop makes flavor-packed treats with classic flavors but also some twists. Try the latest addition, the raspberry burst.

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1. Glazed and Confuzed Donuts

5301 Leetsdale Dr, Denver, CO, 80246
Glazed & Confuzed does donuts with a twist. From some of the signatures like the maple and bacon infuzed glaze to specialties like the strawberry shortcake or mojito donut, there's always something new to try. With a daily "featured donut," regulars never get bored.
5301 Leetsdale Dr, Denver
CO, 80246

2. Voodoo Doughnut Mile High

1520 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80218
Voodoo Doughnut offers over 50 different donuts, known for their sexual innuendos and snarky names, customers are sure to get a good laugh and an even better donut. Voodoo takes the donut craze to the next level, using cereals, candies and powders to make donuts that have a pop. Bonus: the shop is open 24/7.
1520 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80218

3. Walton Donuts

6603 Leetsdale Dr, Denver, CO
From cake to regular glazed and filled donuts, Walton Donuts has a more traditional take on the tasty breakfast pastry. Various toppings include sprinkles, coconut shavings, and peanuts. Donuts are ready to sell at 5 a.m. Monday thru Saturday, and 6 a.m. on Sundays. The shop closes at 2 p.m. every day.
6603 Leetsdale Dr
Denver, CO

4. Martys 47th Street Donuts

12001-12081 E 47th Ave, Denver, CO 80239
Marty's is a popular spot. Arrive early if you want to make sure you get your fix. But fret not, if you can't make it early, you can wait for fresh donuts to be made. From glazed to cake, filled and twists, Marty's keeps it traditional and tasty.
12001-12081 E 47th Ave
Denver, CO 80239

5. Cafe Aion

1235 Pennsylvania Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Cafe Aion makes a house-made and freshly fried donut daily. Reviewers rave about the sweet treat that works great with a cup of Ozo Coffee.
1235 Pennsylvania Ave
Boulder, CO 80302

6. Acorn

3350 Brighton Blvd, Denver, CO 80216
Acorn features a house-made brioche donut. A definite twist and more elegant take on the novelty food, Acorn has a different daily donut.
3350 Brighton Blvd
Denver, CO 80216

7. Donut Maker

9625 E Arapahoe Rd, Greenwood Village, CO 80112
The early bird gets the worm: This place opens at 5 and closes at 11 a.m., but its selection and quality make the wakeup worthwhile. Don't miss the cookies and cream donut!
9625 E Arapahoe Rd
Greenwood Village, CO 80112

8. Omg Donuts

7355 Ralston Rd, Arvada, CO 80002
Light and fluffy, it is possible that these creations may be gone from the Arvada spot by 10 a.m. Whether you like the cake or dough variety, this shop will please.
7355 Ralston Rd
Arvada, CO 80002

9. The Donut House

3124 S Parker Rd, Denver, CO 80014
Cake or raised, these hand-made, fresh, hot, and delicious treats aim to please. Try the sugar and cinnamon or the peanut-maple cake.
3124 S Parker Rd
Denver, CO 80014

10. Fractured Prune Doughnuts

4090 E Mississippi Ave, Denver, CO 80246
New to the Denver doughnut scene, Fractured Prune offers a wide variety of unique creations like the Green With Envy (mint glaze and mini chocolate chips) and Rocky Shores (honey glaze, cinnamon sugar, and mini chocolate chips).
4090 E Mississippi Ave
Denver, CO 80246

11. Two Rivers Craft Coffee Company

7745 Wadsworth Blvd Ste B, Arvada, CO 80003
There may be incredible coffee here but there are also fantastic doughnuts. Flavors like vanilla custard or blueberry inside pillowy dough will make you come back for more.
7745 Wadsworth Blvd Ste B
Arvada, CO 80003

12. Donut Burst

1870 South Garrison Street, Lakewood, CO 80232
This mom and pop shop makes flavor-packed treats with classic flavors but also some twists. Try the latest addition, the raspberry burst.
1870 South Garrison Street
Lakewood, CO 80232

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