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Where are the best jelly donuts?

meinNYC Dec 14, 2011 02:06 PM

The best jelly donuts I had were in Montreal. In NYC I've tried La Delice and Orwashers. Any other suggestions? Please don't send me to Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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    kathryn Dec 14, 2011 02:15 PM

    Maybe Bouchon Bakery (weekends only I think) or bombolini at Caffe Falai?

    Bouchon Bakery
    10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

    Caffe Falai
    265 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012

    Bouchon Bakery
    1 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112

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      sugartoof Dec 14, 2011 03:47 PM

      What style are you looking for?

      1. PesachBenSchlomo Dec 14, 2011 07:28 PM

        It's a perfect time for Orwashers - Sufganiot for Chanukkah!

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          jester99 Dec 15, 2011 08:48 AM

          Second Bouchon Bakery, also try Sullivan St. for their bombolini

          I think the jelly donuts at Donut Pub are solid as well as if you want less traditional lookin jelly donut, Doughnut plant

          Bouchon Bakery
          10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

          Doughnut Plant
          379 Grand St, New York, NY 10002

          Donut Pub
          203 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

          Sullivan Street Bakery
          236 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001

          1. Motosport Dec 15, 2011 10:05 AM

            Doughnut Plant PB&J donut rocks my wordl!!!

            Doughnut Plant
            379 Grand St, New York, NY 10002

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              small h Dec 15, 2011 10:27 AM

              They are good. And small. Really small. Also expensive (for doughnuts).

              1. re: small h
                sugartoof Dec 15, 2011 12:18 PM

                The PB & J is oversized for a donut, but unless they're real fresh they will taste a little condensed. When fresh, the Jelly is far less contained, which makes it feel bigger.

                It's the cake donuts which are small.

                1. re: small h
                  Motosport Dec 15, 2011 12:19 PM

                  Small? The PB&J donut is a meal in itself.

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                    small h Dec 15, 2011 12:20 PM

                    Oh, maybe I've confused it with another doughnut. Possibly the creme brulee. Or, as sugartoof posits, I didn't get one at the peak of freshness.

                    1. re: small h
                      sugartoof Dec 15, 2011 12:22 PM

                      The creme brulee is only bigger than a bombolini, it's the smallest donut they sell, so that makes sense. I think it's also sold at a premium price.

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                        Motosport Dec 15, 2011 02:18 PM

                        They are all sold @ a premium but worth it.

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                          MMRuth Dec 17, 2011 05:04 PM

                          I agree completely. Though my favorite is the coconut one.

                2. re: Motosport
                  tpigeon Dec 15, 2011 11:04 AM

                  Agreed. Love that doughnut

                3. sadie Dec 15, 2011 11:08 AM

                  If BK isn't off the table, period, the weekend-only raspberry beignet at Almondine is amazing.

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                    benila Feb 14, 2012 01:52 AM

                    Where is this doughnut in Montreal?

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                      meinNYC Mar 23, 2012 06:10 PM

                      Stumbled on a very cute,tidy and well stocked Polish Patisserie on rue St Marc off Sherbrook. Great jelly donuts, poppy seed pastries made with excellent yeast dough. Very reasonably priced. So good we brought a box of goodies back to NYC.

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                      addictedtolunch Feb 14, 2012 02:08 AM

                      Tried the new Flex donut place in the Grand Central concourse (lower level). Small for $2 but the cheese jelly donut wasn't bad, other varieties look interesting.

                      Flex Donuts
                      Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY 10017

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