You may be wondering where to get the best Hanukkah donuts near you, to spread a little light this Hanukkah season. Which kosher bakeries are worth the trip for their donuts? We asked our fans and favorite foodies for their favorite local kosher donut bakeries serving up jelly, custard, chocolate donuts, and more! Here’s what they said, in this up-to-date list, updated for Hanukkah 2023.
Is your area missing from the list? Do you have a recommendation for store-bought donuts not listed here? Share it in the comments!
Note: Kosher.com recommends that you check on the kashrut certificates of any of these bakeries to ensure that they meet your personal standards.
Jump down to your location:
Where to Get Donuts in New York, 2023
Taam Eden – “Their chocolate cheese donut is the best. It’s not overly patchked, just a delicious, decadent donut.” – D. F. in NJ.
Queens Pita – 4 different readers wrote us insisting we must add these legendary kosher bakery donuts!
Aron’s Kessena Farms – has the best donuts for Hanukkah from Shloimy’s
Glick’s Bakehouse in Cedarhurst
Mom’s Pastries – The flavor menu changes by the day! These are incredible donuts for get for Hanukkah!
Where to Get Donuts in New Jersey, 2023
Gelbstein’s – “My husband runs Gelbstein’s store, so kind of biased! Throughout the day they fry fresh ones!! Love a classic jelly but they also have fancy ones like Nutella, lotus, and dairy white chocolate” – Sara Goldstein
Gingerbread – “I love love Gingerbread. They don’t make crazy flavors. It’s basic, like jelly, caramel, and they have some milchig ones. They’re out of this world!” – Faigy Murray
Aisle One located in Brook Haven mall. They have both classic donuts and fancy specialty flavors!
Where to Get Donuts in Pennsylvania, 2023
Where to Get Donuts in Florida, 2023
North Miami Beach:
Sonny’s Bakery – “They are making them fresh and have the most flavorful fillings – you can get Guava, Chocolate and Bavarian Cream mixed, and others.” – reader J.K.
Where to Get Donuts in California, 2023
Unique Bakery – Located in the Valley. People will drive down special just to get their jelly donuts for Hanukkah. They are nothing fancy, just considered the best. – Recommended by Shelly, a longtime Valley native
Where to Get Donuts in Canada, 2023
Where to Get Donuts in Maryland, 2023
Delightfully Sweet – recommended by Chaya Appel-Fishman
Rosendorff’s Bakery – “Rosendorff donuts are GOOD.” – DA
Where to Get Donuts in Ohio, 2023
Where to Get Donuts in Connecticut, 2023
Greenwich and Delancey – They have a pastrami donut on their menu! Thanks, Tzip, for letting me know about this gem!
Where to Get Donuts in Israel, 2023
Roladin (multiple locations) – “The best donuts in Israel, hands down. Absolutely magnificent.” – recommended by Naomi Nachman AND they are actual winners of Hanukkah donut awards in Israel (Please note this bakery is not Chalav Yisrael)
Gourmandises By Yoel – “Has really cool donut flavours. The sesame caramel one is fab!”
Gagaou de Paris – the most beautiful kosher bakery donuts!
Brooklyn Bakery – reopened in time for Chanukah!
Herby’s Bakeshop – American-style kosher bakery also delivers to many groceries in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh.
Where to Get Donuts in London, 2023
Grodzinski’s – “My favourite by far.” – RG
Want to bake your own donuts? Choose some recipes from our donut recipe roundup here.
Originally published December 2020. Updated and improved November 2023.