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Best Donuts in Siouxland

This Friday is National Donut Day, which is one of my very favorite made up holidays, and I'm excited to share with you (in alphabetical order because they are all too yummy to rank) my top picks of where to celebrate with the best donuts in the Sioux City area!
this post was updated in 2024 from the original version written in 2018
red white and blue sprinkles on a donut provide a background to the post title, "best donuts in Siouxland"

Cafe Brule

Where: 24 West Main Street in Vermillion, SD
Why: Fluffy soft beignets with raspberry or honey dipping sauce, along with lots of other tasty options
For more info: Check out the Cafe Brule website or find Cafe Brule on Facebook.


Where: Over a dozen locations all over Siouxland including 3 in Sioux City
Why: best gas station donuts in Siouxland, including the best blueberry donuts in Sioux City
For more info: Check out the Casey's website or find Casey's on Facebook


donuts and conchas from Evelyn's bakery in South Sioux City, Nebraska

 2010 Dakota Avenue, South Sioux City
Why: authentic Mexican pastries including conchas and much more. I especially love all the fun flavors they have like lots of pineapple options!

For more info: Call (402) 412-2599


Where: Many locations throughout Siouxland including in Sioux City, South Sioux City, and Le Mars
Why: the best grocery store donuts in Siouxland, with classic flavors in yeasted and cake donut styles and an expanded selection of gourmet donuts at locations with a full bakery
For more info: Check out the Hy-Vee website or follow Hy-Vee on Gordon Drive,  Hy-Vee on Hamilton Blvd, Hy-Vee South Sioux CityHy-Vee in LeMars, or Hy-Vee on Sergeant Road on Facebook


a donut with white frosting and rainbow sprinkles sits on a teal glass plate at Jitters Donuts in Sioux City, Iowa
Jitters is generous with their adorable sprinkles!

Where: 130 Nebraska Street in downtown Sioux City
Why: the best cake donuts in Sioux City, with the vintage Sunshine Donuts machine many in Siouxland believe is the secret to perfect cake donuts. My favorites are the maple frosting with peanuts!
For more info: Read my post about Jitters Donuts or connect with Jitters on Facebook


display case full of frosted and sprinkled donuts from Sunkist Bakery in Morningside
An assortment of donuts at Sunkist Bakery in Morningside

Where: 4607 Morningside Ave, Sioux City
Why: Sunkist Donuts has Sioux City's best variety and the best yeast-raised donuts in Siouxland
For more info: Read my post about Sunkist Bakery and connect with Sunkist Bakery on Facebook

Looking for donuts farther from Sioux City? Check out my post on FlyBoy Donuts in Sioux Falls or visit my friends Oh My, Omaha! for The Best Donuts in the Midwest or Des Moines Parent for the Best Donuts in Des Moines.


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