2 Chicago Bakeries Make List of '33 Best Donut Shops in America'

The city of Chicago is known for many things – the skyline, the architecture, amazing restaurants and shops – but now we officially can add our donuts to the list of bragging rights.

The team at Thrillist traveled far and wide to compile their annual list of the best doughnut shops in America, and after narrowing it down to the top 33, two Chicago bakeries made the cut.

Scroll through to see which local shops made the list – we dare you to make it to the bottom without running out for one of these drool-worthy confections.

The 33 Best Donut Shops in America, according to Thrillist:

Astro Doughnuts
Washington, D.C.

Blue Star Donuts
Portland, Oregon


Sunny day calls for a treat #bluestardonuts #donutsfordaze #sunnydaysnacktime

A photo posted by Blue Star Donuts (@bluestardonuts) on Feb 12, 2015 at 3:14pm PST

Bills Donut Shop
Centerville, Ohio



A photo posted by Bill's Donut Shop (@billsdonutshop) on Feb 13, 2014 at 11:04am PST

Congdon’s Doughnuts
Wells, ME

District: Donuts. Sliders. Brew
New Orleans, Louisiana


Pelican Donut: Cream Cheese Glaze, Red Velvet and Fresh Blueberries. Go Pels!

A photo posted by DistrictDonuts.Sliders.Brew. (@districtdonuts) on Apr 22, 2015 at 5:22am PDT

Do-Rite Donuts
Chicago, Illinois


On the bright side. #chicagodonuts #chiberia

A photo posted by Do Rite Donuts (@doritedonuts) on Feb 2, 2015 at 5:35am PST

The Donut Bar
San Diego, California

The Donut Stop
St. Louis, Missouri

Dottie’s Diner
Woodbury, Connecticut 


A photo posted by Bryan Avigne (@bryanavigne) on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:55am PDT

Doughnut Vault
Chicago, Illinois


Today's special, Blueberry w/ Lemon Crumble, paired with coffee from @heritagebicycle

A photo posted by Doughnut Vault (@doughnutvault) on Oct 8, 2014 at 7:21am PDT

Dynamo Donut + Coffee
San Francisco, California

Federal Donuts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fox’s Donut Den
Nashville, Tennessee


A photo posted by @everybitewetake on Apr 4, 2015 at 6:49am PDT

Glam Doll Donuts
Minneapolis, Minnesota


A photo posted by Glam Doll Donuts (@glamdolldonuts) on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:57am PDT

Glazed and Confused
Denver, Colorado


Caramel fake-iatto puffynut-vanilla pastry cream stuffed with espresso glaze and caramel drizzle

A photo posted by Glazed & Confuzed Donuts (@glazedandconfuzed) on Feb 27, 2015 at 3:20am PST

Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts
Charleston, South Carolina


Malt Ball Doughnuts! (Malt cheesecake filling, chocolate glaze, malt balls)

A photo posted by Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts (@glazedgourmet) on Apr 14, 2015 at 4:02am PDT

Austin, Texas


������❤️ #donuts #donutsarebae #austintx #foodporn #foodie #foodcoma #texas #yum

A photo posted by Gourdough's (@gourdoughspublichouse) on Apr 21, 2015 at 3:41pm PDT

Hypnotic Donuts
Dallas, Texas

Johnny Doughnuts
San Rafael, California


The bakers are feeling extra inspired today because... Friday �� #johnnydoughnuts

A video posted by Johnny Doughnuts (@johnnydoughnuts) on Feb 20, 2015 at 7:29am PST

Leonard’s Bakery
Honolulu, Hawaii


The Original Malasada at Leonard's Bakery, Honolulu

A photo posted by City Foodsters �� (@cityfoodsters) on Apr 18, 2015 at 3:07am PDT

Long’s Bakery
Indianapolis, Indiana

Loyless Donuts
Cowards, Alabama


Tanner worked an overnight and picked up a surprise on his way home. How sweet. #localwire #dothan #loylessdonuts

A photo posted by Meg McConvery (@megmcconvery) on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:50am PDT

Mojo Donuts
Pembroke Pines, Florida


Newest creation

A photo posted by Mojo Donuts (@mojodonuts24) on Jan 11, 2015 at 9:39am PST

Monuts Donuts
Durham, North Caronila


Introducing our new Chocolate Peanutbutter Buttercream!

A photo posted by Lindsay Moriarty (@monutsdonuts) on Mar 19, 2015 at 8:36am PDT

Nord's Bakery
Louisville, Kentucky


Favs ��

A photo posted by K W (@kimewallace) on Mar 14, 2015 at 7:00am PDT

Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop
Brooklyn, New York

Pink Box Doughnuts
Las Vegas, Nevada

Primo’s Donuts
Los Angeles, California


Primo's Kisses!!!

A photo posted by Primo's Donuts (@primosdonuts1) on Feb 8, 2014 at 10:20am PST

Revolution Doughnuts
Decatur, Georgia


Maple Bourbon Cro-dough. Open til 4 today.

A photo posted by Revolution Doughnuts (@revolutiondoughnuts) on Apr 5, 2015 at 7:50am PDT

Sugar Shack
Richmond, Virginia


Star Wars love.

A photo posted by Sugar Shack Donuts (@rvadonuts) on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:00pm PST

Sweetwater’s Donut Mill
Kalamazoo, Michigan


�� "America's best donuts" ��

A photo posted by [̲̅$̲̅(̲̅ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°̲̅)̲̅$̲̅] (@sofia.rubi) on Apr 2, 2015 at 3:52pm PDT

Union Square Donuts
Somerville, Massachusetts

Whoo’s Donuts
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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