Superlative: Donuts You Should Get Up at the Butt-Crack of Dawn to Buy
Reason: Donuts go fast at this North Hill bakery, where specialties such as “Crestnuts” are often sold out by noon.
Address: 880 N. Main St., Akron Ohio
FB: Crest Bakery; Website: Crest Bakery
Superlative: Best Local Feel with a Lot of Locations
Reason: Jubilee Donuts is a local chain, with five locations in the Northeast Ohio area.
Address: In Akron: 916 Canton Road and 2126 S. Main St.
FB: Jubilee Donuts; Website: jubileedonuts.com
Superlative: Donuts Worthy of Chasing Around
Reason: Lerch’s Donuts is based out of Wooster but can be seen all over NEO thanks to their mobile concession business.
Address: Primary location— Portage Square Plaza in Wooster, website tracks your location via Google Maps and shows when a truck will be nearby
FB: Lerch’s Donuts; website: lerchsdonuts.com
North Hill Donuts
Superlative: Best Place to Get a Pizza-Size Donut
Reason: North Hill Donut’s specialty is a 16-in. in diameter donut, available 7 days a week for only $10.99.
Address: 622 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron
FB: North Hill Donuts
Superlative: Best Donuts for the Day Before Pay Day
Reason: For just $1, you can get an excellent cake donut and coffee from this hole-in-the-wall in Cuyahoga Falls.
Address: 2038 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
FB: Vincent’s Bakery