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New Doughnut Shop Opens in Gilbert

Heads up, Gilbert doughnut hounds: There's a new spot in town to get your fix of fried dough.

Courtesy of a Californian with a few doughnut stores under his belt, Good Donuts, his first in Arizona, opened in a strip mall at 865 North Gilbert Road (Gilbert and Guadalupe Roads) early last month.

Here's what to expect.

See also: Portillo's Coming to Tempe

Good Donuts offers more than 25 varieties of traditional doughnuts as well as doughnut holes and large-sized doughnuts (think apple fritters and bear claws nearly the size of catcher's mitts). Coffee and breakfast and lunch sandwiches served up on a choice of croissant, bagel, or biscuit are available as well. There's even Thai tea and smoothies in flavors like mango, green tea, and taro.

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On my visit, Good Donut's friendly counter gal suggested the blueberry cake and the maple bar. Both were wonderfully fresh, the maple having a more subtle, yet still satisfying, flavor than the blueberry (which was stellar). I'm told the glazed is a hit with customers as well.

Why not see for yourself? I'm sure they'd appreciate a visit.

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