Donut shop superlatives in Indianapolis, IN

A donut held up in front of Monument Circle
A Rise’n Roll cinnamon caramel apple donut to start the day. | Photo by INDYtoday team

Happy National Donut Day, Hoosiers. We asked you to nominate your go-to donuts spots yearbook-style with superlatives. Here’s the dough-bate: 

Most Popular

Long’s Bakery, 2301 E. Southport Rd. + 1453 N. Tremont St.

You can’t say the word “donut” in Indy without hearing someone say, “Long’s.”

Jack’s Donuts, Multiple Indiana locations 

This Indiana staple has been making tiger tails + applesauce donuts since 1961.

Most Likely to Succeed

Rise’n Roll Bakery, Multiple Indiana locations

In the “America’s Greatest Donuts” contest, its cinnamon caramel donut was voted “Overall Fan Favorite.”

PANA Donuts, Coffee & Boba Tea, Indianapolis, Fishers

The shop just ranked No. 19 on Yelp’s “Top 100 U.S. Donut Shops” list.

Best Dressed

Landlocked Baking Company, 120 S. Audubon Rd.

The Irvington bakery has vegan donuts perfect for feeding your phone + your stomach.

Mochi Joy Donuts, 654 9th St., Noblesville

You don’t see Hawaiian-style mochi donuts like this every day.

Cutest Couple

Doughnuts & Dragons, 3838 E. 82nd St.

Donuts + board games go hand-in-hand at this Castleton spot.

Ohana Donuts & Ice Cream, 11640 Brooks School Rd., Fishers

Why choose between an icy treat or a sweet baked good when you can have both?

Though they didn’t make the final cut, here are some notable nominations:

“Donut make sense that the BEST is @risenrollbroadripple?? We’d nominate them for “Most likely to end up on my plate” or “Best donut to end up on a *DESSERTED* island with” in our #broadripplehighschool yearbook.” — @broadrippleindy

@longsbakery “everyone’s best friend” and @jacksdonuts “class clown” ~ both are amazing!” — @luxandivyshop

@mochijoydonuts Most likely to brighten your day!!” — @indianathyme

Now we’re kicking it back to you. Vote for your favorites in each category + look out for an upcoming newsletter for the hole-y results.