Try one of these four local options for donuts: the first, a classic exclusively in Bellevue, the second, a brand new vegan bakery, and the final two are corporate mainstays.
Lincoln Bakery Donuts, Lincoln Bakery, Bellevue
Staff sample: Sprinkle Variety, vanilla and chocolate frosted, all vanilla batter, including one long john
Recommend for: class parties, craving a good classic cake donut
Valkyrie Donuts, Lincoln Avenue, Bellevue
Staff sample: Two chocolate sprinkle, one glazed, one buckeye (back row), one burnt almond (front right) – all made with signature plant-based dough
Recommend for: a little more fancy occasion, craving unique flavors, want plant-based (vegan)
Giant Eagle Bakery, Camp Horne Road, Ohio Township
Staff sample: sprinkled, chocolate frosted and vanilla frosted, one cinnamon fritter
Recommend for: large events, many flavor options, convenience of many locations across the area
Dunkin Donuts, Ohio River Boulevard, Avalon
Staff sample: two strawberry frosted, two vanilla frosted, two vanilla crème
Recommend for: straightforward dependable tastes
Why is June 3rd National Donut Day?
For more on the history of this day, please read from The Doughboy Foundation: