BAY COUNTY – Donut shops are dotted throughout Bay County, bringing a variety of flavors from fruity pebbles to strawberry shortcake.
Donuts aren’t just for breakfast. In some cases, they are served all day and can be a great snack or dessert. While most Bay County restaurants sell donuts as a side dish, some offer donuts as a main course.
Whether you’re looking for a powdered or jelly donut, here are five area stores that offer a great selection.
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Parlor Donuts recently opened in Panama City Beach, offering original donut flavors and over 20 unique flavors, such as French Toast, Raspberry Pistachio, Strawberry Shortcake, Turtle Cheesecake, blueberry, bourbon caramel, churro and coconut cream.
The “layered” donut concept includes a smooth, buttery inner dough and a crispy, flaky outer shell. There are also options available for keto, gluten-free, and vegan, and even a dog-friendly donut.
Parlor Donuts is at 10260 Front Beach Road. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More information: 850-775-4818 or Parlordoughnuts.com.
Dan-D-Donuts and Deli
Dan-D-Donuts sells a variety of specialty donut candies and flavors every morning at dawn. From cinnamon sugar twists to strawberry-filled donut nuggets, a full baked goods menu is available at Dan-D-Donuts, dozens of options.
Additionally, you can find Cake Donuts, Yeast Donuts, and Donut Nuggets, with a specialty menu that includes Filled Rounds, Donuts, Cinnamon Rolls, and Eclairs.
Dan-D-Donuts is at 1147 Harrison Ave. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday 5:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday 5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. More information: 850-785-1771 or Dan-d-donutsdeli.food-24h.com.
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Thomas Donut and snack
You’re likely to find the perfect donut flavor at Thomas Donut and Snack Shop that will keep you coming back for more. Located in the heart of Panama City Beach, the local store offers all the classic recipes with nearly 40 options to choose from every day.
Thomas Donuts sells everything from jelly-filled donuts to cake-flavored donuts and offers a variety of gourmet donuts, like a red velvet donut and a blueberry cake donut.
Thomas Donuts is at 19208 Front Beach Road. Hours are daily from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. More information: 850-234-8039 or Thomasdonutandsnackshop.com.
A’more Donuts hosts a unique selection of donuts the whole family will enjoy. Some popular flavors include a glazed donut topped with fruit loops called fruit pebbles and its maple donut, a glazed donut with a bacon filling.
The restaurant is currently offering pickup only and all orders must be placed online at Amoredonuts.com.
A’more Donuts is located at 14508 Front Beach Road. Hours of operation are daily from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information: 850-775-4163 or amoredonuts.com.
Leon’s Donuts brings donut deals east of Panama City off Tyndall Parkway. Shop for single, half-dozen or dozen donuts at Leon’s, with varied selections ranging from flavored donuts to filled donut holes.
Leon’s Donuts is at 6246 EUS 98. Hours are 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. More information: 850-874-0202 or visit Leons Donuts on Facebook.