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1702 W 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50023
+1 515-964-2833
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Ankeny, Iowa
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

They have a signature donut that is their honey wheat donut. It is really tasty as are there other donuts. I also really like their plain cake donuts and they are never greasy. Very nice staff and good service too.

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Thank Jane G
Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I buy donuts for my team whenever I am in town. Was told early on that Daylight Donuts was the place to get them. The people at our site in Ankeny rave about them every time I visit. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Kevin D
Ankeny, Iowa
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105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Great to see that they are located on Ankeny Blvd. This place has a great selection of donuts and they are all good.

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Thank cropsclone
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

They have great doughnuts but you have to get there early. No matter what time it is, If they run out, they close for the day.

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Thank Jason C
Elkhart, Iowa, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Best donuts, cinnamon rolls, long johns and my favorite old fashioned buttermilk donuts. After having a Daylight Donut all other donuts can't compete! The best in town.

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Thank Beverly P
Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

My goodness, this place has the best donuts I've tryed. I used to work inside of nationwide downtown, and they had daylight donuts devlivered every morning. If you wanted a the good ones you have to get there early, (which I might add I did every morning!) The bearclaws are just, well they are mouth watering!! Since I left nationwide,... More 

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Thank jmarlin12
Des Moines, Iowa
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

These are the best donuts in the metro. The glazed are light and like the donuts from the small town bakery of my childhood.

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Thank Pam H
Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

Best donuts around! Fried cinnamon rolls are the best. Nice perk with drive-thru. Not open on Sundays, which is a bummer. Don't miss it!

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Thank Amy K
Ankeny, Iowa, United States
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

For the best donuts in Ankeny skip any other location and head to Daylight. They are light fluffy and fresh!! Small hours but worth the effort!

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Thank Jennifer W
Ankeny, Iowa
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

There have been some complaints about the hours that Daylight Donuts operates but if you need to modify your schedule to go there it is worth it. They have the best cinnamon rolls in central Iowa and their donuts are excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 W 1st St, Ankeny, IA 50023
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-964-2833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?