#NationalDonutDay: 15 Donut Shops You Need to Try Right Now

In honor of National Doughnut Day, here are 15 must-visit doughnut shops in the Boston area.

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Anna’s Hand Cut Donuts in West Roxbury, Mass. is known for its jelly stick and honey-dipped doughnuts.
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Boston-based Blackbird Doughnuts makes unique gourmet doughnuts so good, even Adele once raved about them.
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Colonial Donut Shop
The honey-dipped and jelly doughnuts are the big draw of Colonial Donut Shop in Taunton, Mass.
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Donna's Donuts
Donna's Donuts in Tewsksbury, Mass. is well known for its honey-dipped doughnuts, but also has a “cheeseburger” doughnut that is levels of doughnut, cream and chocolate.
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Donut King
Donut King in Quincy, Mass. is known for its honey-dipped doughnuts. The doughnuts are hand cut and known for their generous size.
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Donuts With A Difference
Donuts With A Difference in Medford, Mass. is known for its jelly and chocolate-glazed doughnuts, which are made fresh daily, as well as its retro vibe.
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Doughboy Donuts and Deli
Doughboy Donuts and Deli in South Boston is unpretentious but beloved. The Boston Cream doughnut is a particular draw.
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Does Dunkin' Donuts even need an introduction? The Canton-based global doughnut company is part of the fabric of New England.
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Gail Ann Coffee Shop
Gail Ann Coffee Shop in Arlington, Mass. shop is known for its sprinkled, marble, and butter-crunch doughnuts. The doughnuts are made from scratch and rolled the old fashioned way -- with a rolling pin.
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Honey Dew Donuts
Honey Dew Donuts is a staple in New England. Started in Mansfield, Mass. Honey Dew has been serving doughnuts, muffins, pastries and breakfast sandwiches for forty years.
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Kane's Donuts
Kane's Donuts, an iconic shop with locations in Boston and Saugus, Mass. uses local ingredients and is known for its pillowy doughnuts. The maple bacon doughnut is a mouth-watering draw.
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Linda’s Donuts
Linda’s Donuts in Belmont makes fresh, hand-cut doughnuts each day, including the popular honey-dipped and honey-dipped jelly varieties.
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Top Donut
Top Donut in Lowell, Mass. is known for its vanilla cream and chocolate frosted doughnuts.
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Twin Donuts
Twin Donuts in Boston’s student enclave of Allston is known for its old-fashioned and honey-dipped doughnuts.
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Union Square Donuts
Union Square Donuts in Somerville, Mass. has garnered national attention for its fluffy, airy doughnuts. Its maple bacon and peanut butter cream-filled doughnuts are favorites.
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