The Donut Hole

15300 Amar Rd.
La Puente, CA 91744
626-968-2912

Details

  • Daily 24 Hours
  • $
  • Breakfast, Snack Food
  • No Alcohol
  • Drive-thru, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Necessary
La Puente may not be on the way to anything in particular, but it is home to the renowned Donut Hole, a drive-thru doughnut shop anchored by a giant hemi-doughnut at either end, a 1947 architectural triumph. From a couple of blocks away, the place looks like the chocolate-brown coils of a sea serpent wriggling its way toward Hacienda Heights; in the belly of the beast, it is more of a doughnut diorama, a living doughnut museum that includes Tiger Tail Twists and baroquely frosted French crullers. 10 cents-90 cents. Donuts.

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