Handcrafted Artisanal Donuts
At Dutch Door Donuts, we take donut-making to a whole new level. Our dough is high-hydration
and proofed overnight, resulting in a long, slow fermentation that builds flavor. Each donut is cut
and shaped by hand, making each one unique. We fry them to order, ensuring a light and airy
crumb that’s crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside.
Classic Flavors with a Twist
We honor classic donut flavors and offer special, limited release flavors that celebrate the
seasons with local ingredients. Our toppings exhibit balanced, elegant flavors that express a
strong culinary viewpoint, exploring seasonality, texture, and quality ingredients. We explore the
intersection of savory and sweet with flavors such as Maple Bacon, Pistachio Cardamom,
Toasted Almond Sesame Cinnamon, Quince glaze with Truffle Gouda Cheese.
Escape the Ordinary
Treat yourself to the best coffee experience in town. We are proud to serve Illy, the most
renowned coffee brand in Italy, known for its unique blend of nine 100% arabica coffees from four continents.
Our menu is a symphony of flavors, from classic espresso-based drinks to non-caffeinated options. We offer a variety that will satisfy even the most demanding palates.
Our expert baristas can craft even the most elaborate coffee creations with ease, making your experience one to remember. Whether you’re looking for a morning pick-me-up or an afternoon refreshment, we’ve got you covered.
Centrally Located in Charming Carmel-by-the-Sea
Dutch Door Donuts is located in the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. We are centrally
located in Carmel Plaza on Ocean Avenue. Carmel-by-the-Sea is a quintessential town like no
other, known for its welcoming storefront street scene. And if you have ever visited Carmel, you
immediately fall in love with the dutch doors of the storefronts that line Ocean Avenue.Our
name, Dutch Door Donuts, honors the old-world charm of the town that we call home.
Experience the Best Donuts on the Monterey Peninsula
We love hearing and seeing the reaction of our customers as they bite into one of our donuts.
We often hear things like “it’s the perfect donut” and “I don’t think I’ve eaten a better donut. Ever.”
Or one of our favorites, “Order anything. Be happy. Seriously. You can’t go wrong here.”
A trip to the Monterey Peninsula and Carmel-by-the-Sea is not complete without a visit to Dutch
Door Donuts to experience our handcrafted, warm donuts.
Come visit us and taste the difference for yourself!