Plehn’s Bakery in St. Matthews . Plehn’s makes some of the best donuts, hands down! They have several different options on their donut menu including chocolate donuts, glazed donuts, Long Johns, jelly donuts, powdered, cake donuts and many more. However, their most popular donut choices are the the Yum Yum and the Bearclaw. This is a place you must check ou!
Clifton Donut Shop
Located in the Clifton area, this donut shop has all you need for a delicious breakfast at a great price! They have a variety of yeast raised and cake donuts as well as jalapeño ham and cheese buns and the Tro-Nut. Clifton donuts is a must try for sure!
Sugar & Spice Donut Shop
This Fern Creek gem has some of THE BEST donuts. If you’re looking for options, this is the place for you. With over 30 varieties of donuts including some of our favorites: Cookies & Cream, Chocolate Peanut Cake,Turtle Sundaes, and Crunchy Cream Filled, this place has it all! No matter what type of donut you decide to get, you will not be disappointed.
Nord’s Bakery. Need we say more? Located off Preston Street, this donut shop has the best Maple Bacon Long John you’ll ever eat, we promise. Their donuts are so good that even Damaris Philips from The Food Network agrees that “They’re the best doughnuts in town.” If you live in Louisville and haven’t tried this delicious bakery on the corner, you need to go there for breakfast ASAP.
Louisville’s ONLY female owned and operated donut shop, Hi-Five Doughnuts located in Butchertown is the topping central for doughnuts. You won’t be finding any ordinary doughnut here. For instance, they have the hot ham and cheese doughnut, the herb mozzarella and tomato pesto doughnut, fruity pebbles topped doughnut, sugah cookie doughnuts, and their popular Kentucky Fried Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich. If you’re a person who wants loaded toppings on doughnuts, this is a must try for you!
There are so many more great donut shops in Louisville but these are the absolute BEST, in our opinion!