Looking to sample the finest doughnuts around town without breaking the bank?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the most excellent affordable doughnut hot spots in El Paso, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill on a budget.
1. Hillside Coffee and Donut
Topping the list is Hillside Coffee and Donut. Located at 4935 N. Mesa St., Suite 1B, in Mesa Hills, the cafe, which serves breakfast, brunch, doughnuts, coffee and tea, is the highest-rated inexpensive doughnut destination in El Paso, boasting four stars out of 234 reviews on Yelp.
Yelper Kimberly F., who reviewed Hillside Coffee and Donut on Sept. 27, wrote, "Yummy coffee, specialty donuts and delicious food in a cool setting — what's not to like? Prices are more than fair and the service is quick."
And Eric B. added, "Best coffee [and] doughnut place I have ever been to. Hazelnut caramel vanilla latte, Irish oats [and] fresh-salted caramel doughnut — excellent! Great atmosphere, music and service."
2. Southern Maid Donuts
Next up is East Side's Southern Maid Donuts, situated at 11175 Vista Del Sol Drive. With 4.5 stars out of 36 reviews on Yelp, the breakfast and brunch establishment, which is known for its doughnuts and sandwiches, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option.
Yelper Lisa A., who reviewed Southern Maid Donuts on July 30 said, "My favorite donut is the sugar with warm apple glaze in the center. Yum. I also like their glazed donut with cherry jelly. Their chocolate and sugar donuts are also great! It's hard to decide on just one favorite. Prices are pretty reasonable."
Yelper A R. wrote, "The donuts at this place are amazing! Not only where the donuts delicious, but the price was great and so was the customer service."
Finally, East Side's Burri-Dough, located at 2931 George Dieter Drive, Suite A, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the economical eatery, which offers breakfast, brunch, doughnuts, coffee and tea, 4.5 stars out of 61 reviews.
Yelper Soraja P., who reviewed Burri-Dough on Jan. 20, wrote, "If you're looking for that small business donut shop, this is the place for you. ... The price is pretty incredible for all that you get here."
Pablo C. noted, "This is how donuts should be made! You can tell Burri-Dough pays attention to process. Best donut on the [East Side], maybe even El Paso. Give them a try."