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Just in case you needed an excuse to get a treat, it’s national doughnut day! That’s why we’ve rounded up 4 of the best donut shops around. Add them to your to-do list and check them out while you’re on assignment as a PT, OT, or SLP.


Voodoo Doughnut – Portland, OR

When you think of iconic doughnut shops, there’s a good chance you’re thinking about Voodoo Doughnut. Based in Portland, Voodoo Doughnut has over 50 flavors of raised-yeast, cake, and vegan varieties. Some of their most famous are the Voodoo Doll (a yeast doughnut with a raspberry jelly filling and topped with chocolate frosting) and the Bacon Maple Bar which has maple frosting and tasty bacon. Considering one of our offices in in Portland, you can take our word for it.


Donut Bar – San Diego, CA

Consistently found in Best Of lists, Donut Bar has a wide range of flavors that will satisfy even the pickiest doughnut connoisseurs. If you get there early enough, be sure to try the Big Poppa-Tart which is filled with, you guessed it – pop-tarts! They come in Strawberry and S’mores flavor and weigh nearly one pound. Sure you might hate yourself after eating it, but that’s part of the fun!


Glazed and Confused – Denver, CO

What started out as a a successful run in a local farmer’s market, has morphed into one of the yummiest donut spots in Colorado. They strive to utilize organic, sustainable, and local ingredients in most of their treats. Try one of their best-sellers, the Confused Samoa which featured a caramel glazed donut with toasted coconut and a decadent chocolate drizzle.


Sublime Doughnuts – Atlanta, GA

At Sublime Doughnuts, their goal is to make everyone happy one doughnut at a time. Their baked goods feature bold flavors and twists on classic favorites. Be sure to try one of their iconic “burgers”, a donut stuffed with ice cream and tasty toppings. It’s a pretty intense experience.