Let’s be honest, donuts offer some of the greatest pleasures in life. There’s never a bad time of day to treat yourself to a little pick-me-up treat and lucky for you, there are plenty of highly rated donut shops in Las Vegas and Henderson for you to choose from. Whether you’re after an old fashioned classic or a boutique donut made for Instagram, we’ve got you covered with our list of the 7 best donut shops in the region.
This family owned business has been around for 20 years. While their location in Henderson is extremely unassuming with their small little suite in an old strip mall, their buttermilk, old fashioned and apple fritter donuts will literally wow your taste buds. This diamond (or shall we say donut) in the rough always has a fresh batch on offer whether day or night. Best of all, you can easily get a dozen for under $12, so there’s no reason to not try them all.
856 S Boulder Hwy, Henderson
Handmade gourmet donuts are Pinkbox’s specialty. Open 24 hours a day, your donut cravings can always be satisfied here, as they also offer nearly every donut in existence—even cronuts! Once you taste one of their small circles of perfection, it will be very hard to resist getting more. We think you’ll agree, Pinkbox’s sweet treats are better than cake. Yes, we went there.
10251 S Eastern Ave, Ste C, Henderson
Did someone say crème brulee donuts? Carl’s Donuts first started as an old school donut shop in 1963 as a simple walk-up in California. After relocating to Vegas, they stepped up their game and branched out to also offer boutique specialty donuts, like cinnamon toast crunch, as well as picturesque donut walls. But for those who accompany their donut loving friends but are wanting something a bit more savory, they also offer a range of delicious quiches.
3170 E Sunset Rd, Las Vegas
“Be Happy, Eat Donut”, says the neon sign on Mazzoa Donut’s wall. We agree, and you should definitely eat donuts from Mazzoa. Their light, fluffy and flavorful donuts are simple and made to perfection. With a range of flavors that include blueberry cake and cherry& chocolate, we promise you’ll be happy as your teeth sink into these sweet treats.
5180 Blue Diamond Rd, Ste 110, Las Vegas
If you are obsessed with donuts, then the Donut Bar in Downtown Las Vegas will quickly become your happy place. Having garnered fans that include Ellen DeGeneres and Ryan Seacrest, their award-winning donuts always garner long ques of people lining up to get their own stash of donuts. With offerings such as French toast, big poppa, maple bacon, Boston cream, Homer Simpson and lemon pistachio, can you blame them? To keep all their donut enthusiasts happy, they also offer a wide range of vegan donuts, as well as give kids free donuts on Sundays. As if they needed to have any more impressive features, the Donut Bar even has a donut aquarium, because it’s Vegas and why not?
124 S 6th St, Ste 140, Las Vegas
Two words: Churro donuts. Words can’t even begin to describe the deliciousness of this brilliant creation. But Glaze doesn’t stop there. Other flavors include green tea pistachio matcha and blueberry cinnamon toast crunch. The hype for this place is real and it’s probably best to eat at least two, three or even a full dozen to fully appreciate the mastery this donut shop has achieved.
6545 S Fort Apache Rd Ste 130 Las Vegas
Calling all vegan donut lovers! We have found the donut place of your dreams! Ronald’s Donuts have dedicated the top two shelves of donuts to their vegan patrons but keep it discreet so there’s never any vegan shaming on the premise. With an old school bakery interior design, this forty-year-old donut shot doesn’t leave out the classic treats such as the old-fashioned donut or bear claw. We imagine this is what heaven will taste like and is no surprise they have patrons who return frequently since their early years of existence.
4600 Spring Mountain Rd, Las Vegas
When in Vegas, eat donuts. It’s Sin City, so surely calories don’t count, right? No matter where you are in Las Vegas and Henderson, rest assured that there is a high-calibre donut shop within reach to satisfy all your donut cravings at any hour of the day.