Where to Send your Donut Craving into Overdrive Around Kalamazoo
Let’s take a ride. We’ve mapped out a list of mouth-watering donuts around Kalamazoo, as well as a few worth the drive spots. Make sure to let us know your favorite.
Any Time of the Year Favorites
No need to go far, or wait for a certain season, these donuts are ready and waiting for you anytime a craving hits.
Peace, Love, and Little Donuts | 6043 S Westnedge Ave, Portage| Perfect for little appetites, as well as choosing from a buffet of options added to your personal donut. Gluten-free and vegan options, call ahead to confirm availability.
Sweetwater’s Donut Mill* | 3333 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo | Everyone’s familiar with this long-standing Kalamazoo favorite. *Multiple locations open 24/7, over 50 donut varieties.
Wesco | 551 Allegan St, Plainwell | Several readers recommended this gas station offering freshly made donuts, including a chocolate donut covered with a cloud of peanut butter icing.
Soft, warm, mouthwatering fall donuts that dissolve into your mouth, or a glass of fresh apple cider. Yes, please. And, bonus – many of these locations offer additional fall family fun, such as hayrides and corn mazes. Kids can burn off all that extra energy.
Corey Lake Orchards | 12147 Corey Lake Rd, Three Rivers | Friday-Sunday, stop by for buttermilk, apple cider, and pumpkin donuts in the fall. In the spring, they offer fresh fruit donuts such as blueberry and cherry.
Gull Meadow Farms | 8544 Gull Rd, Richland | 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, as they have over 20+ to choose from.
Photo Courtesy Gull Meadow Farms
Harvest Moon Acres | 18725 M-40, Gobles | Plain, cinnamon sugar, and salted caramel icing donuts are perfect for eating as kids enjoy the farm animals, hayrides, and corn maze, and fun zone complete with slides and their saloon shootout.
Husted Farm Market | 9191 W Main St, Kalamazoo | Donut varieties vary daily, but you can find pumpkin, apple, and chocolate donuts. Don’t forget to try one of their slushies after a hayride.
Jollay Orchards | 1850 Friday Rd, Coloma | Try a standard plain or chocolate with a caramel apple slushie, or look for one of their specialty donuts like the spicy mango.
Schultz Fruitridge Farms | 60139 Co Rd 652, Mattawan | 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.
Soil Friends | 1701 N 33rd St, Galesburg| Try plain, pumpkin, salted caramel icing, chocolate icing, vanilla icing, and salted caramel smoked bacon donuts. Grab a cup of food to feed their friendly goats and let the kids play on the playground.
VerHage Fruit Farms & Cider Mill | 8619 W ML Ave, Kalamazoo | Try a donut from their many different flavors that they make fresh daily. While there, enjoy a walk through their animal barn.
Worth the Drive Donuts
Battle Creek and beyond – these donut places are going to make you crave leaving Kalamazoo.
Louie’s Bakery | 144 Michigan Ave, Marshall | Their best selling donut? The nut roll. Other options include Caramel rolls, jelly, and custard-filled, apple fritters, and traditional yeast and cake donuts all round out the menu. Stop by on Friday’s for their specialty bacon donut.
Red Coach Donuts | 5811 St Joseph Ave, Stevensville | 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.
Station 66 | 4588 D Dr. S, Battle Creek | 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.
More Places to Grab a Dozen
Donut Chain Favorites
These donut chains are perfect for grabbing a cruller and cup of coffee all over the country, including here in southwest Michigan.
Dunkin’ Donuts | 3102 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo
Tim Hortons |5709 S Westnedge Ave, Portage
Grocery Stores and Bakeries
Our readers recommended these grocery stores again and again as top surprise stops for donut heaven.
D&W Fresh Market | 2103 Parkview Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Harding’s Friendly Market |3750 W Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49024
Fourth Coast Cafe & Bakery | 816 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 (Offer gluten-free and vegan options)