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The Best Donut Shops in Lakeland + Winter Haven

Best Donuts Near Me (1) Lakeland FL Winter Haven

Glazed, Chocolate, Frosted, Jelly Filled, Old Fashioned…. what is your favorite kind of donut?? These glorious, sugar-filled rings are a popular breakfast treat in my house. We are on a mission to try all of the donut shops here in Lakeland and Polk County and pick a favorite!

In honor of National Donut Day – held the first Friday of June each year – we put together a list of all the places you can get delicious donuts in Lakeland and Polk County all year long. While donuts are traditionally a breakfast treat, they also make a great dessert, midnight snack, or are a fun alternative for a birthday cake, party or event. All of these local donut shops take special orders.

After you get your fill of donuts, check out our favorite local coffee shops near you, pick up a cup of sweet tea at HTeaO Lakeland, and find the best places to get ice cream and sweet treats.

Donut Shops Near You: Lakeland

Charlie’s Mini Donuts and Coffee

Charlie’s Mini Donuts serves up mini donuts in a variety of flavors/toppings including maple bacon, chocolate pretzel, fruit loops, s’more, pop rocks, and more, plus special rotating flavors. A colorful display shows you all of the donut options making it easier for kids to decide! Orders are made fresh, and a full menu of coffee drinks is also available.

Charlie’s Mini Donuts offers gluten-free donuts on Wednesdays – check their Facebook page or give them a call to confirm availability before you visit.

1023 E. County Road 540A, Lakeland, FL 33813
(863) 500-1414 | Facebook

Charlies Mini Donuts Lakeland

Hole in One Donuts Lakeland

We can almost guarantee you’ll have trouble deciding what you want as you stand in front of the huge display of donuts at this favorite local donut shop. In addition to some of the best Lakeland donuts and the giant cinnamon roll donut (shown below), they also make breakfast sandwiches on bagels, croissants, and biscuits. They also get rave reviews for their reasonable prices.

2076 E Edgewood Dr Lakeland, FL 33803
863-665-8385 | Facebook

Hole in One Donuts Lakeland
Cinnamon Roll? Donut? You decide!

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Lakeland

Looking for the famous “Hot Now” sign? You’ll find it at Krispy Kreme in front of Lakeland Square Mall in North Lakeland. While they are famous for their original glazed doughnuts, they also offer a variety of icings and flavors, plus promotions throughout the year. This is the only standalone Krispy Kreme store in Polk County. (The location on South Florida Ave closed in 2021)

3790 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809
(863) 866-8011 | Website

Donut Shops Near You: Winter Haven

The Donut Man

Known for their apple fritters, the Donut Man has been serving customers for over 27 years in Winter Haven. They also offer cake donuts, filled donuts, and a variety of donut flavors – all baked fresh daily. Open until 10pm, you can get your donut fill {or enjoy a bagel or croissant sandwich} any time of the day. {Check directly for current hours}.

1290 6th Street NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
(863) 293-4031 | Facebook

Baking Donuts Plus

Baking Donuts Plus serves boba drinks, breakfast sandwiches, a huge variety of donut flavors, and more.

913 6th Street NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881
(863) 268-6632 | Facebook

Best Donuts Near Me (1) Lakeland FL Winter Haven

Winter Haven Donut Palace

Enjoy great donuts, donut holes, or breakfast sandwiches at Donut Palace in Winter Haven. If you’re looking for a unique birthday “cake,” the Donut Palace can make a donut {or two} in the shape of your birthday number!

2697 Recker Highway, Winter Haven, FL 33880
(863) 293-1971

Doughnut Shops Near You: Polk County

Reasey Donuts

Get your early or late morning breakfast fix at Reasey Donuts. Breakfast sandwiches on a bagel, biscuit, or croissant, turnovers, and a variety of donut flavors and donut toppings.

202 E. Canal Street, Mulberry, FL 33860
(863) 943-4401 | Facebook


Formerly called Dunkin’ Donuts, this national donut chain is famous for its donuts, breakfast sandwiches, and full selection of coffee drinks.

Local locations include:
3110 S. Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
2060 Hwy 540A E, Lakeland, FL 33813
1111 Bartow Rd, US Highway 98 S, Lakeland FL 33801
3108 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33805
1202 N Broadway Ave, Bartow, FL 33830
501 Magnolia Ave, Auburndale, FL 33823
346 Shinn Blvd, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
1578 3rd Street SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880
6354 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33884

Plant City Donuts

Hole in One Donuts

We’ve never been to Hole in One Donuts in Plant City because the Lakeland location is so close for us, but these locations also get rave reviews for their donuts and breakfast sandwiches.

1707 James L Redman Pkwy, Plant City, FL 33563
410 N Alexander St, Plant City, FL 33563

Happy Birthday Donuts

Birthdays and donuts are a natural combination, right? Going out for doughnuts is a birthday tradition at my house! All of the places on this list are worthy of a birthday breakfast.

If you’re looking specifically for happy birthday donuts – for a party or a special event, contact any of these donut shops to inquire about a custom order. A few happy birthday donut options we know of:

Charlie’s Mini Donuts can do a special birthday box or a birthday board.

Baking Donuts Plus in Winter Haven can do custom numbers as a happy birthday donut. Donut Palace can also create donut numbers.

Mobile Donut Trucks + Mini Donuts Near You


DonutNV is an interactive, quick-service experience, designed to delight and surprise your taste buds! They’ll make hot mini donuts & fresh squeezed lemonade onsite as your guests watch. Book them for a birthday party, graduation party, corporate event, wedding, OR check their Facebook page for upcoming events in Lakeland and Polk County where you can get fresh DonutNV donuts.
Website | Facebook

Hoppin Poppin Mini Donut Food Truck

The Hoppin Poppin Mini Donut  Food Truck serves hot fresh gourmet mini donuts with a variety of toppings! Book them for your next private event OR check their website or Facebook page for upcoming events where you can find this mini donut food truck out and about in Polk County.
Website | Facebook

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Food + Restaurant Guide

Check out our Food + Restaurant Guide for more places to eat in Lakeland + Polk County including ice cream shops, coffee shops, donut shops, food banks, outdoor dining, Kids Eat Free deals, and more.