#NationalDonutDay: 15 Donut Shops You Need to Try Right Now

In honor of National Doughnut Day, here are 15 must-visit doughnut shops in the Boston area.

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Anna’s Hand Cut Donuts in West Roxbury, Mass. is known for its jelly stick and honey-dipped doughnuts.
Boston-based Blackbird Doughnuts makes unique gourmet doughnuts so good, even Adele once raved about them.
Colonial Donut Shop
The honey-dipped and jelly doughnuts are the big draw of Colonial Donut Shop in Taunton, Mass.
Donna's Donuts
Donna's Donuts in Tewsksbury, Mass. is well known for its honey-dipped doughnuts, but also has a “cheeseburger” doughnut that is levels of doughnut, cream and chocolate.
Donut King
Donut King in Quincy, Mass. is known for its honey-dipped doughnuts. The doughnuts are hand cut and known for their generous size.
Donuts With A Difference
Donuts With A Difference in Medford, Mass. is known for its jelly and chocolate-glazed doughnuts, which are made fresh daily, as well as its retro vibe.
Doughboy Donuts and Deli
Doughboy Donuts and Deli in South Boston is unpretentious but beloved. The Boston Cream doughnut is a particular draw.
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Does Dunkin' Donuts even need an introduction? The Canton-based global doughnut company is part of the fabric of New England.
Gail Ann Coffee Shop
Gail Ann Coffee Shop in Arlington, Mass. shop is known for its sprinkled, marble, and butter-crunch doughnuts. The doughnuts are made from scratch and rolled the old fashioned way -- with a rolling pin.
Honey Dew Donuts
Honey Dew Donuts is a staple in New England. Started in Mansfield, Mass. Honey Dew has been serving doughnuts, muffins, pastries and breakfast sandwiches for forty years.
Kane's Donuts
Kane's Donuts, an iconic shop with locations in Boston and Saugus, Mass. uses local ingredients and is known for its pillowy doughnuts. The maple bacon doughnut is a mouth-watering draw.
Linda’s Donuts
Linda’s Donuts in Belmont makes fresh, hand-cut doughnuts each day, including the popular honey-dipped and honey-dipped jelly varieties.
Top Donut
Top Donut in Lowell, Mass. is known for its vanilla cream and chocolate frosted doughnuts.
Twin Donuts
Twin Donuts in Boston’s student enclave of Allston is known for its old-fashioned and honey-dipped doughnuts.
Union Square Donuts
Union Square Donuts in Somerville, Mass. has garnered national attention for its fluffy, airy doughnuts. Its maple bacon and peanut butter cream-filled doughnuts are favorites.
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