It doesn’t get any more fun or nostalgic than doughnuts. These sweet fried-dough pastries are popular with Filipinos for their versatility and crowd-pleasing nature, and while doughnut shops are ubiquitous in these parts, some places especially stand out. These purveyors offer the tastiest doughnuts in town in all sorts of flavors, from classic to fruity to all-out quirky. The best part? They deliver or allow for delivery, so you can get your fill without having to step out of your home.
These places deliver great-tasting doughnuts around Metro Manila:
Panaderya Toyo takes bicho-bicho—the Filipino counterpart of doughnuts—and turns it on its head with flavors like Saba, Quezo de Bola, and Santol (P120/piece, P600/box of six). Each piece has a distinctly chewy, dense-yet-fluffy texture from their use of a dough base made with unbleached flour, milk, and eggs, that’s mixed, shaped, and fermented overnight. You can order by ringing Panaderya Toyo’s phone number, then settle payment via BPI bank deposit or GCash. Note that you'll have to book your own courier to get it picked up from their Makati store.
For orders, contact 0917-720-8630.
Buns & Bros
Why go for a regular ol’ birthday cake when you can get one made of doughnuts instead? Buns & Bros makes Birthday Donut Cakes (P700) and Assorted Donut Cakes (P600) worthy of any celebration. Can’t trust yourself with an entire cake? You can also get solo doughnuts ala carte in flavors like the French Toast Crunch (P70), Latik (P85), Oreo Cheesecake (P85), and Boston Cream (P95). Ring 0917-144-4187 or find them on Foodpanda for orders.
For orders, contact 0917-144-4187 or find Buns & Bros on Foodpanda.
Tuesday Bake offers a short-but-sweet lineup of pastries, which includes Bombolonis Filled with Cashew Praline Custard (P280/box of 10). It’s exactly as it says, and so much more—think light, fluffy, bite-sized doughnuts with a creamy and nutty filling that’ll have you licking your fingers. You can check their Instagram page for the next baking days, then fill out this order form at least two days in advance and pay via BDO to get your fix.
Pufft stuffs their doughnuts with fun and whimsical fillings like Strawberry Jam, Caramel Cream with Honeycomb, and Ube Halaya Cream with Meringue. Get a box of six (P620) by sending them a message on their Facebook page and paying via BDO bank deposit. They can help arrange the delivery via Grab, or you can pick up your orders in Taguig.
For orders, send a message to Pufft Doughnuts’ Facebook page.
This proudly offbeat purveyor offers doughnuts with all sorts of profiles, from the decadent Double Chocolate (P45) and Salted Caramel (P45), to the fruity Lemon Drop (P45) and Lychee (P45), to the more unorthodox Garam Masala Sugar (P35) and Cucumber (P45). You can also request for vegan versions of any flavor. Their HQ is in San Juan and customers have to book their own courier for deliveries. Payment options include GCash and BPI.
For orders, send a message to Weirdoughs PH’s Facebook page.
Just because you follow a vegan or plant-based lifestyle doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some fried-dough goodness. Green Bar offers vegan doughnuts (P75) that are so fluffy and flavorful, it satisfies the doughnut craving regardless of your diet. Their selection changes regularly; some of the flavors they offer are Choco Crispies, Blueberry Almond, and Original Glaze doughnuts.
For orders, contact 0917-808-2506.
Some doughnuts can be overly sweet and cloying, but Flour Pot’s Strawberry Doughnuts (P1,080/box of six) are the antithesis to all of that. They are fluffy, glazed yeast doughnuts that stay amazingly light and a filling of custard, homemade strawberry compote, and juicy, naturally sweet strawberries, giving you the best of fresh and fried worlds. You can place an order by contacting their number or sending a message to Flour Pot’s social media pages.
This café is a favorite among South dwellers for their many decadent pastries, including their doughnuts. Made with zero preservatives and fried fresh every day, their doughnuts have a fluffy, airy texture that works wonders with their equally billowy fillings. Check their social media pages for the latest flavors and preorder dates; as of writing, you can get the Old-Fashioned Sugar Doughnut (P75) and Pumpkin Spiced Sugar Doughnut (P75) by the piece, or go for a box of four (P260) with one piece each of Espresso, Avocado, Sweet Milk, and Banoffee variants. You can pay via BPI and book your own courier on the pickup day.
Poison makes doughnuts using a sourdough brioche base for a hefty yet fluffy, slightly tangy bite that goes well with just about any of their wacky flavors. They make excellent renditions of the classics, like their Vanilla Glaze (P60) and Salted Dark Chocolate (P60), but also offer a number of out-of-the-box creations, like the Champorado (P60) and Hazelnut Blue Cheese (P105). You can order via Foodpanda, or call their number and pay via BDO or GCash, then book your courier of choice (such as Grab or Lalamove) to get it delivered to your door.
For orders, contact 0961-146-7973 or 7752-0327. You can also find Poison Doughnuts on Foodpanda.
Wildflour has plenty of sweet options for lovers of fried dough. For starters, there's the sugar-dusted Old Fashioned Donut (P350/box of six) or the Chocolate Donut (P530/box of six). If you like your doughnuts more on the chewy side with creamy fillings, go for one of their bombolonis, which comes in Hazelnut (P500/box of six) and Ube (P600/box of six) flavors. Like it flaky? Try their light-yet-decadent Cronuts, available in flavors like Dulce de Leche (P620/box of four, P900/box of six), Tiramisu (P610/box of four, P900/box of six), and Mixed Berry (P500/box of four, P700/box of six). You can easily order through their website; note that there’s a 4 p.m. cut-off every day and a minimum of P500 for delivery.
For orders, check out Wildflour’s delivery website.
*This story originally appeared on Spot.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.