All About the Donuts: Local Donut Shop Review – Daddy’s Donuts

Daddy’s Donuts

Kenmore, WA

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7018 Bothell Way NE, Kenmore, WA 98028

(206) 496-3670

Website: http://www.daddysdonuts.net/

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Review criteria:

Most popular donut at the shop: Straw-bella

Signature shop donut: Caramel apple

Most popular US donut: glazed (not available)

2nd most popular US donut: Boston crème (not available)

Donut Hole: Only mini-donuts are made/sold

 

What I tried:

Daddy’s Original, Original with cinnamon sugar, Original with powdered sugar, Straw-Bella, Coco-Loco, Caramel Apple, Funky Monkey, Robot Roberta, Happy Camper, 12th Man, Tayo Tornado, Confetti Eddie, Al Capone

I’ve also tried their mocha, hot chocolate and steamed flavored milk (hazelnut)

 

What to expect:

Daddy’s specializes in mini-donuts that are all based on the cake donut. They are fresh and made to order. Each order takes a couple of minutes to put together. They make their own cream and use fresh fruit (organic or local when possible). You will not find most of the “typical” donuts in this shop.

 

Perks:

If you like cake donuts, these are the best in the area that you’ll find. They are perfectly bite sized and come out fresh and warm, ready to eat. The cream, for the varieties with cream on top, is handmade and won’t instantly melt from the warm donuts. The fruit is fresh as well. The owner combines his love of robots and donuts in this store and the place is covered in both! It’s a wonderfully fun shop for kids.

 

Don’t Worry:

The shop is tiny, fitting around ten people at a time. There is a bathroom on location. Parking is limited to around 8 spots. It’s right off the highway, so make sure to keep your eyes out for the little single story shop and get into the turn lane/bus only lane in time to make the sharp right. (there is no left because they are on one side of a divided highway). If you’re getting groceries at Safeway, a sandwich at Subway, hitting up the ATM at Bank of America or making a quick stop at the UPS, be sure to walk over and snag some mini donuts, you’ll be glad that you did.

 

My favorite:

The owner is such a sweet person. He is enthusiastic and inviting and will remember who you are! He wants the customer to be happy as much as he wants his shop to succeed. My favorite combo at his shop is the straw-bella.

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