9 Great Local Deals on National Donut Day

Find out where to get some (or how to make your own).

Donuts are serious business. On this most holy of national food days, shops like Blue Dot Donuts and District Donuts can have Carnival king cake-like lines. But it’s also a great time to support local businesses while filling your stomach with sugar and bliss.

Here’s our top list of where to find great deals on National Donut Day on Friday, June 2, 2017. (All these deals are while supplies last.)

Baker’s Dozen

Doors Open: 5 a.m.

Shop owner Mrs. Brandi is going all out at the Baker’s Dozen in Jefferson. She’s even theming this year’s donut day with “A Day at the Beach.”  Not only can you get a free donut, but you also can snag branded beach towels, Hawaiian leis and shirts. Her staff is also creating festive summertime beach donuts. Oh, and DJ Eddie Edwards from WNOE will be there at 8 a.m. Surf’s up!

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Buttermilk Drop Bakery

Doors Open: 6 a.m.

How does 24 donuts sound? Sounds good to us!  While supplies last, if you buy a dozen glazed donuts, you’ll get a dozen glazed donuts thrown in. That’s some savage lagniappe right there.

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Freret Street Po’boy and Donut Shop

Doors Open: 7 a.m.

HALF the price on donuts all day long! That’s a deal destined to make us full. If you swing by Freret Street Po’boy and Donut Shop, you can get 50 cent glazed donuts while supplies last. And given that deal, they might not last long!

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Tastee McKenzie's

Doors Open: 5 a.m.

The taste many New Orleanians grew up with offers a solid deal on National Donut Day. Buy a dozen donuts and get one free!  Easy and done. 

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Randazzo's King Cakes of Chalmette

Doors Open: 6:30 a.m.

An undisputed legend in king cakery will dish out great National Donut Day deals. Want a 16 oz. coffee? You can get one for $1. Want 24 glazed donuts?  You can get that for $5. Want happiness? Well, it’s National Donut Day!

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Sweet Savor's Bakery

Doors Open: 6:30 a.m.

This modest family-owned business on Elysian Fields Avenue and Filmore Avenue has a hush-hush deal going on. Word on the street is if you buy a dozen donuts, you get three free donuts!

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Gambino’s

Doors Open: 8 a.m.

Coffee and donuts go together like red beans and rice, and Gambino’s celebrates that pairing with a solid deal. Buy one of their locally roasted coffees and pick up a free glazed donut.

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Krispy Kreme Donuts

Get one free donut from the entire menu – any doughnut, all day long, at participating shops.

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Dunkin Donuts

Get a FREE classic donut with the purchase of any beverage.

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