It’s hard to forget the cronut craze that swept the nation; in case you’re not familiar, cronuts are a special hybrid between the French croissant and the American donut. In other words: pure heaven. Since their debut on the foodie scene, various bakeries and specialty shops have popped up across the country, with Los Angeles being one of the hotspots to feature countless cronut shops. Check out our list of the 7 best cronut places in Los Angeles—you’ll never go hungry again.


Get The Best Cronuts In L.A. In These 7 Places


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1. DK’s Donuts & Bakery

No matter when you have your cronut cravings, you’ll always be able to satisfy them at this 24-hour bakery, which is always offering creative food hybrids that include donut sandwiches and waffle-donut combinations. Try their Double Decker #O-Nut, which is a unique twist on the cronut,

Address: 1614 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica


2. Capicola’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Whether it’s pizza you’re after or pastries, Capicola’s has an extensive collection of delicious goodness awaiting your taste buds. Their lengthy dessert menu includes cronuts and mini cronuts, and if you live within five miles of the restaurant, they even deliver to hour home.

Address: 3160 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torrance


3. Tony’s Donut House

This specialty shop is open all day, every day, and serves up an array of breakfast sandwiches and Asian dishes, in addition to an extensive selection of donuts. They also do their own take on the cronut by offering their “cravenuts”, featuring a variety of tasty flavors including almond butter marshmallow and banana with Nutella.

Address: 3216 E Florence Ave, Huntington Park


4. Kettle Glazed Doughnuts

In addition to their regular donuts, this local favorite also offers their croissant style donuts in both the original version and the chocolate drizzle flavor, while the mini versions also come in a pistachio flavor. Other treats to try include the vanilla bean apple fritter and the blueberry maple bacon old fashioned.

Address: 6211 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles


5. SK’s Donuts & Croissant

This cute donut shop sells the standard pastries, croissants, coffee, and “scronuts”, which are their own version of the cronut. Interesting flavors include custard coconut, vanilla with strawberry, and Nutella and maple bacon, to name a few. They serve several fresh batches daily, so customers will always enjoy fresh fare.

Address: 5850 W 3rd St, Los Angeles


6. Röckenwagner Bakery

This European-style café serves breakfast and lunch daily, and their menu includes their “Crö-Dough”, which features several layers of pastry dough with cream filling. These come in vanilla, chocolate hazelnut and raspberry jam, and are constantly selling off the shelves.

Address: 12835 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles


7. Frances Bakery & Coffee

Specializing in croissants and cakes, it’s no surprise that this Little Tokyo hotspot also offers cronuts, better known here as the “Frances Donut.” Made from croissant dough, this treat comes in three flavors: original, mixed berry, and chocolate. These are baked and sold daily, although they tend to sell out quickly on weekends.

Address: 404 E 2nd St, Los Angeles







This article was written by Kamala Kirk.

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