Worcester Ranked #2 Donut City in America

 by Patrick SargentFebruary 21, 2019

WORCESTER - Data-based rankings site BestPlaces.net has put together a list of the top 100 cities in America to find a delicious donut.

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Among the top ten, the City of Worcester comes in at #2 for most donut (and doughnut) shops per capita in America.

Top Ten Donut Cities

  • According to BestPlaces.net:
  1. Providence-Warwick, RI
  2. Worcester, MA  - 22.11 donut shops per capita/204 Donut Shops in City
  3. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA
  4. Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
  5. New Haven-Milford, CT
  6. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT
  7. Springfield, MA
  8. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA
  9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
  10. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY

From BestPlaces.net: "New England dominated the study, with the top seven cities being located in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, or Connecticut. Providence took the crown, with a whopping 23.25 donut shops per 100K residents. Mega-chain Dunkin Donuts was founded in the Boston-area burg of Quincy in 1930, so it’s not a complete surprise that the New England region has a high density of donut shops."

Here are the Top 10 Highest Rated Places to Get a Donut in the Worcester area on Yelp.com:

1. Donut Star

(508) 839-9870
204 Worcester St., North Grafton

2. Rocco's Doughnut Company

(508) 917-6608
238 Millbury Ave., Millbury

3. Donut Kitchen

(508) 829-9484
623 Main St., Holden

4. Boston Donuts

338 Park Ave, Worcester
(508) 753-6656
221 Webster St., Worcester 

6. Donut Cafe II

(508) 752-0653
414 Chandler St., Worcester
399 Shrewsbury St., Worcester

8. Dippin Donuts

9. Dunkin Donuts

(508) 753-4648
307 Hartford Tpke., Shrewsbury

10. Honey Dew Donuts

(508) 459-9514
426 Main St., Worcester
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