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Best donuts?

Any really good places to get donuts? No national chains. Looking for something more like a gourmet donut or something. We found a lot on our trip to Chicago last fall that opened for breakfast and stayed open late. Anything similar in Boston?

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1. Re: Best donuts?

Union square donuts in somerville

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2. Re: Best donuts?

Well, the most popular donut in Boston is Dunkin Donuts - they are EVERYWHERE! ( the original is in Quincy, MA) I know you mention that you do not want a chain but it is pretty hard to avoid DD in Massachusetts or New England and now, all over the country!

The best donut (IMHO) is outside the city - Kane's Donuts in Saugus.

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3. Re: Best donuts?

I've heard that Verna's on Mass Ave in Cambridge Is good.

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Union Square Donuts in a landslide. Well worth the trip and you can also experience probably the biggest hidden gem neighborhood in the area, Union Square Somerville.

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5. Re: Best donuts?

Another vote for Union Square Donuts.

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6. Re: Best donuts?

And, Union Square Donuts does both pop-up appearances and are regulars at some farmers' markets so you don't have to go to Union Square in Somerville to try their donuts.

http://unionsquaredonuts.com/locations/

Check the link above for details of where you can find them around the city while you are doing other things. I saw them at the Farmers' Market across from the North End on a Wednesday about a week ago.

Penny

http://www.bostonzest.com/

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