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1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3042
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (308 reviews)
“funky monkey” (56 reviews)
“miss shortcake” (39 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3042
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I felt like I died and went to heaven. Highly recommend The Pudding', Mother Clucker (like chicken and waffles only THE BEST VERSION EVER, Miss Shortcake...all were just amazing creations piled on top of a huge, hot, sweet doughnut. One of these will do for...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I've never seen so many donut places in one city! If you don't go to any but Gourdough's you'll be in good shape!! These were the best thing I had in Austin!!! You won't regret it!!! They are topped with anything you could think of!!...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The gourmet doughnut has hit the scene in Austin thanks to Gourdough's. I ordered Grandma's Pie. It was a doughnut topped with a vanilla cream crushed graham crackers, bananas, caramel, and pecans. There was a steady flow of customers, so the $5.25 cost is obviously...More

Thank Raybees53
Reviewed 17 July 2017

While parking to go to the Elizabeth St Cafe, we saw this Airstream truck. "I've heard of this place!" I said. Thus, we had to have a pre-breakfast Fat Elvis (House Made Peanut Butter Icing, Fresh Grilled Bananas, Grilled Bacon, with Honey) OMG, OMG. It...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This place is serious. We were in town for RTX, and this was recommended on the food vlog. I'm not a big fan of donuts, but I keep reading recommendations for this place so I thought "okay, maybe for breakfast." Then I looked at the...More

Thank AhAnAsh
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were visiting Austin for the weekend and stopped by for a treat and were instant fans. My daughter said it was the best dessert she had ever had. She had the Dirty Berry and I had the Naughty and Nice. We...More

Thank 703allisonn
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

There are many great donut shops in the Austin area, but none hold a candle to Gourdough's. The donut itself is superb - fluffy, yeasty heaven - but the toppings shove them over the edge. Our favorites include Granny's Pie, Black Betty and Strawberry Shortcake....More

Thank MyZiggyMan
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The mock Monte Cristo is wonderful. Meals are served on doughnuts but most are not sweet. Nice beer selection.

Thank CandyLAG
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Not just a "donut truck", this place makes some scrumptious treats that can not be too healthy, but really, we all deserve from time to time. I had the wonderful "Son of a Peach", my son had the "Cherry Bombs", and my wife had, "Sara's...More

Thank Cakes77
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We loved this place! There were six of us and we stopped in for a late lunch. We shared two appetizers of their mozzarella stuffed donuts with garlic butter dip and I honestly thought I died and went to heaven! Everyone really enjoyed their entrees...More

Thank Judy P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3042
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: 1219
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