Celebrate the miracle of doughnuts with a fresh, doughy treat from one of the Garden State’s many doughnut shops. Here’s a list to get you started!
Purple Glaze donuts, etc. in Asbury Park has something for both the traditional and the adventurous. From plain and simple to fancy and filled, the store even offers a vegan option, all just minutes from the ocean. Click here for the menu.
Avalon, Green Brook, Middletown
With its roots in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, and NJ locations in Avalon, Green Brook, and Middletown, Duck Donuts has become a bit of an East Coast thing. Check out one of its three Garden State spots.
Beach Haven, Ship Bottom
Shore Good Donuts. Sure, you’ve had an everything bagel. But have you had an everything doughnut? Now’s the time. Treat yourself to a fresh, specialty doughnut at Shore Good and then cool off with some locally made ice cream, served on site. Check out the menu here.
RSK Doughnuts, on Carpenter Lane (behind the Washington Street Mall), serves fresh doughnuts, custom cakes, coffee, and mini doughnuts.
Beignets offers made-to-order doughnuts and lets you choose the toppings, glazes and flavored sugars. The Denville shop also serves fresh French style beignets, and caters events. Click here for more info.
New Milford, Wayne
Glaze Donuts prides itself on producing premium baked goods that elevate it above doughnut chain offerings. For doughnut day, they’ll be giving away one free Classic Plain Glazed doughnut per customer. Glaze is located in Wayne and New Milford. Click here to see the menu and learn about its delivery policy.
North Wildwood, Ocean City
At The Fractured Prune customers choose from over 30 glazes and toppings to build a creative, sometimes colorful treat. The store has NJ locations in Ocean City and North Wildwood, and a menu can be found here.
If you’re looking for a fresh doughnut in the Monmouth University vicinity, stop by Broad Street Dough Co., on Route 35 in Oakhurst. From the Old School menu, to the Specialties list (served daily) to the…not single…not double…but Triple Layer menu, this place is worth checking out.
Four Seasons Donuts is a family-run, Salem County favorite, with all baking done on site.
The Plainfield Donut Shop is a no-frills shop on Watchung Avenue, known for its jelly doughnuts. 908-756-4033.
Located at Stockton Market, Curiosity Doughnuts is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., “or until we run out.”
Uncle Dood’s features an ever-changing menu that lets customers mix and match toppings and icings to create something unique. All doughnuts are iced and topped to order at the Toms River store. Click here to view the menu.
If you’re staying in the Crest and looking for a quick treat, look no further than Britton’s Gourmet Bakery, which serves a range of doughnuts as well as other pastries and baked goods. And don’t be afraid of the line that goes out the door—it moves quickly!
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