CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 bearlikemouseDonut Savant is one of the boutique fried gooderies of the East Bay, owned by Laurel Davis. Small in size and sparse in decor, this donut shop boasts full flavor donuts, such as the Thai Dust, the Boston Cream, and the Sean Pecannery.

The donuts are (apparently, haven't had them) a little bigger than donut holes and cheaper than the average fancy food at $.50-$1.00.

Donut Savant won "Best Gourmet Donuts" in the East Bay Express "best of" 2013. In 2015 they received the "Best Variation on a Cronut" Award.

As of February, 2014, Donut Savant now sells cronuts (a donut/crossant combo that is so popular at a New York bakery that some people wait in line for TWO hours to get one before they sell out). It appears that Donut Savant is calling them "crōn’t's" (which rhymes with "don't", maybe because the New York bakery has trademarked cronut?

Location

1934 Broadway
Oakland, California 94612

Telephone

510.972.8268

Hours

Sunday & Monday: Closed; Tuesday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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