20+ Spots for the Best Donuts and Cider in SWMI

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Indulge in Deliciousness with the Best Donuts this Fall

A slightly crisp exterior, and mouth-watering cake that melts inside your mouth.

Donut or Doughnut? Filled or unfilled?

However you spell it or whatever your filling preference is, they don’t last long.

That’s perfect because you will want an embark on one of our favorite fall activities: buying the best donuts that SW Michigan has to offer.

Sure, you can indulge in donuts any time of the year, but fall offers the added delight of the bright fall foliage paired with pumpkin or apple cinnamon donuts and fresh-pressed apple cider.

What are you waiting for? It’s donut-tasting time.

SWMI’s Best Donut Places

We’ve curated a list of delicious donuts around Kalamazoo, as well as a few worth-the-drive donut places. Make sure to let us know your favorite donut places in the comments.

🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Donuts available seasonally on Saturday mornings. Fresh cider available during the Fall.


6785 Baseline Rd South Haven, MI 49090


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Stop by for freshly made hot donuts on Saturdays and Sundays. Fall flavors are Apple Cider, Buttermilk, and Pumpkin.


12147 Corey Lake Rd Three Rivers, MI 49093


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🍩 Best Donuts: Worth the Drive

What You'll Find: Donuts are made daily with many toppings. The market is full of seasonal produce, jellies, canned fruits, and salsas.


2500 S M-36 Hwy Hastings, MI 49058


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🍩 Best Donuts: Grocery Stores & Bakeries

What You'll Find: Donut Dohjo's specialty gourmet donuts are made fresh daily and use creative flavor combinations to create exclusive flavors you find anywhere else. From Classic Mix flavors like the Hi-Ya Cinnamon Sugar Twist Donut and Raspberry Filled Bismarck to Inspired Mix flavors like PB & J Bismarck and Pinkie Swear Vanilla Cake Donut.


2103 Parkview Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49008


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Cider donuts available seasonally.

Certified organic apples available market purchase or Upick. Fresh apple cider, caramel apples, jams and more are also available in the market.


8335 Smith Rd Berrien Center, MI 49102


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🍩 Best Donuts: Grocery Stores & Bakeries

What You'll Find: Located downstairs from full-service restaurant Crow's Nest, this cafe and bake shop makes all of its goodies on site.

The shop offers gluten-free and vegan options (including chocolate-dipped donuts, shown).


816 S Westnedge Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49008


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Choose from 3 different flavors (plain, apple, or pumpkin) and then select your topping (plain, iced, or cinnamon sugar) made fresh daily onsite.

Families will love all of the activities the farm has to offer, including a corn maze, animal barn, apple picking and zip line.


8544 Gull Rd Richland, MI 49083


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🍩 Best Donuts: Grocery Stores & Bakeries

What You'll Find: Local grocer Harding's makes their own fresh donuts on-site in their bakery (even Darth is a fan!).


3750 W Centre Ave Portage, MI 49024

🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Plain, cinnamon sugar, and salted caramel icing donuts are perfect for eating as kids enjoy the farm animals, hayrides, corn maze, and fun zone complete with slides and their saloon shootout.


18725 M-40 Gobles, MI 49055


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Donut varieties vary daily, but you can find pumpkin, apple, and chocolate donuts.

Don’t forget to try their ciders and berry ciders.


9191 W Main St Kalamazoo, MI 49009


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Try a standard plain or chocolate with a caramel apple slushie, or look for one of their specialty donuts like the spicy mango.

Cash only.


1850 Friday Rd Coloma, MI 49038


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🍩 Best Donuts: Worth the Drive

What You'll Find: Louie's best-selling donut is the nut roll.

Other options include caramel rolls, jelly, custard-filled, apple fritters, and traditional yeast and cake donuts all round out the menu. They also serve paczkis for Fat Tuesday.

Stop by on Fridays for their specialty bacon donut.


144 Michigan Ave Marshall, MI 49068


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Handcrafted mini cider donuts on the weekends in the Fall.


6405 109th Ave South Haven, MI 49090


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🍩 Best Donuts: Any Time of the Year Favorites

What You'll Find: PLLD is perfect for little appetites and always made fresh to order. Gluten-friendly donuts are offered once a month; call ahead to confirm availability.


6043 S Westnedge Ave Portage, MI 49002


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🍩 Best Donuts: Worth the Drive

What You'll Find: Sour cream donuts with various frostings, bismarks, and the duos (with two fillings) are all worth the drive to Stevensville. Make sure to try their buttermilk bar, and their turtle donut, covered with chocolate, salted caramel, and pecans.


5811 St Joseph Ave Stevensville, MI 49127


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🍩 Best Donuts: Grocery Stores & Bakeries


214 Link Ln Parchment, MI 49004


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Stop at their Donut Depot to pick up warm apple cinnamon donuts and a cup or gallon of cider.

If you go on the weekend, take a wagon ride through the orchard.


60139 Co Rd 652 Mattawan, MI 49071


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Grab an apple or pumpkin donut from Soil Friends. They also make their own cider and hard ciders.


1701 N 33rd St Galesburg, MI 49053


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🍩 Best Donuts: Worth the Drive

What You'll Find: Housed in a 1940s gas station, Station 66 offers apple, blueberry, pumpkin, chocolate, and plain flavors with toppings (blueberry and pumpkin are seasonal). Try their signature apple donut or the apple donut topped with vanilla ice cream for a truly melt in your mouth experience. You can also enjoy the themed hay ride in the Fall.


4588 D Dr. S Battle Creek, MI


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🍩 Best Donuts: Any Time of the Year Favorites

What You'll Find: Sweetwater’s expanded its delicious donut footprint with this franchise in Plainwell. They offer many of the favorites from the Kalamazoo Sweetwater’s locations.


554 Allegan St Plainwell, MI 49080


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🍩 Best Donuts: Grocery Stores & Bakeries

What You'll Find: This local bakery has gluten-free, dairy free, vegan and keto-friendly options for many different kinds of baked goods.


228 E Michigan Ave Paw Paw, MI 49079


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🍩 Best Donuts: Any Time of the Year Favorites

What You'll Find: Founded in 1983, this long-standing Kalamazoo favorite offers over 50 donut varieties. Be sure to try their Donut of the Week (follow them on Facebook for details).


3333 Stadium Dr Kalamazoo, MI 49008

2138 Sprinkle Rd Kalamazoo, MI 49001


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties, Worth the Drive

What You'll Find: Fresh donuts and other baked goods available seasonally.


4648 Otto Rd Charlotte, MI 48813


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🍩 Best Donuts: Fall Specialties

What You'll Find: Try a donut from the many different flavors that they make fresh daily. Be sure to grab a cider slushy on weekends.


8619 West ML Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49009


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🍩 Best Donuts: Any Time of the Year Favorites

What You'll Find: Albeit an unconventional add to our list of donut places, several readers recommended this gas station offering freshly made donuts, including a chocolate donut covered with a cloud of peanut butter icing.


551 Allegan St Plainwell, MI 49080


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