Donuts are happiness with sprinkles—and a must-have treat when vacationing in South Walton. Whether you’re looking for a sweet breakfast to share with friends or a post-beach treat, Scenic Highway 30A is home to a few hotspots that serve delicious donuts and other tasty snacks. Be sure to check out these shops to taste the best donuts on 30A.
Charlie’s Donut & Yogurt Truck
63 Somerset Street, Alys Beach, FL 32461
Charlie’s Donuts is a vibrant food truck located in Alys Beach. Here, you can get fresh, locally made donuts and pastries. Each donut is hand-rolled, hand-dipped, and hand-filled! Donut selections range from traditional glazed donuts to gourmet options like Red Velvet Cake, Sour Cream Pound Cake, Cookies N Cream, Maple Bacon, and so much more. The truck opens at 6:30 every morning and closes when they’re sold out. You might want to get there early so you can be sure to get your donut fix in. Take your donut (and a hot coffee) to go, or grab a seat at the picnic table and enjoy your donut under the shade of a colorful umbrella.
More fun with your donut: Alys Beach Sculpture Tour
Blue Mountain Beach Creamery
2129 S Co Hwy 83, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Located in Blue Mountain Beach on 30A, the Blue Mountain Beach Creamery is known for its delectable desserts. Not only does The Creamery serve ice cream and sorbets, but the Shake Shop behind The Creamery also offers a selection of Charlie’s Donuts. No matter which donut you choose, you won’t be disappointed—whether it’s the rainbow sprinkle or the chocolate glaze. The Shake Shop starts selling donuts at 7 am, and they can sell out fast!
6745 US-98, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
With two locations near Scenic Highway 30A—Santa Rosa Beach and Inlet Beach—the Donut Hole is a staple for a good meal and delicious treats. The breakfast and brunch café features a range of menu options, including Belgian waffles, crabmeat eggs benedict, and corned beef hash. There’s even a “diet” plate with buttermilk biscuits topped with sausage patties, cheese, and fried eggs and served with gravy and hash browns. Now, that’s the diet we can get behind! Oh, and of course, they offer donuts, as well. Besides the donuts, many recommend the key lime pie. No matter what you order, your tastebuds are sure to thank you.
Dough Sea Dough Donuts
4042 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Do si do isn’t just a square dance figure; it’s also the name of one of 30A’s cute donut shops. Located in Seagrove Beach on 30A, Dough Sea Dough Donuts serves fresh, handcrafted donuts and other eats and sweets to residents and vacationers daily. Open from 6 am to noon every day, you have plenty of time to grab your daily dose of donuts. The menu features donut classics like maple iced and cinnamon sugar, as well as cake, filled, and specialty donuts. There’s always something for the whole family. One reviewer said that it’s her “kids favorite place for donuts every time we are in 30A!”
9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy W #1, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Though not exactly on 30A, Parlor Doughnuts in Miramar Beach deserves a shout-out, as well. Parlor Doughnuts is a new shop located just west of 30A. Its menu includes a wide range of donuts, including French toast, maple bacon, honey glazed, churro, turtle cheesecake, coconut cream, strawberry shortcake, vanilla keto, and a whole lot more.
In case you hadn’t figured it out yet—we donut mess around with our donuts here on 30A. These shops want you to have a great experience when you visit, and they make every effort to serve the best of the best to their customers. With many of our 30A vacation rentals within close proximity (even walking distance) to these shops, you’ll want to make sure to give them a try while you’re here!