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Blue Star Donuts

1142 Abbot Kinney Blvd. (Aragon Ct.) Send to Phone
Portland's Blue Star Donuts expands its gourmet doughnut empire to Los Angeles.

Open daily
  • Dress code: Casual

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Blue Star Donuts, Venice, CA

Blue Star Donuts Restaurant Review

: Finally, something under $5 on Abbot Kinney. Portland's Blue Star Donuts has expanded to Los Angeles with this sweet to-go Venice location. The bright, 1,000-square-foot space is awash in white walls and blond wood paneling, the better to entice customers with the multi-colored creations coming from the kitchen. An expansive glass counter running the length of the shop is where guests can see the freshly fried donuts as they are glazed. The intensive 18-hour process behind Blue Star's signature brioche-style doughnuts starts with made-from-scratch dough (created in 60-quart mixers) that ferments and proofs overnight before hitting the fryer the next day. The delectable treats are then topped with house-made glazes such as the best-selling blueberry bourbon basil, passion fruit with cocoa nibs, pistachio piƱa colada and Valrhona chocolate. Vegan options are also available. To wash it all down, there's Stumptown Roasters coffee and cold brew.
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