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#69 of 287 Cafe in Houston


American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Drive Thru
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Reviewed 14 October 2021

Quite easy to understand why they are so famous in the state. They put to shame all other donuts places.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 14 May 2019

WOW WOW WOW............this is the place place to eat Doughnuts. Ask for HOT GLAZED ones which are cooked fresh. And they cost $6.50 for 12!! What a bargain! Went there 4 times...they were that good! Only disappointment is the service of the staff....no thank you...and some of them could barely speak English so it was difficult to place my order.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Houston's first Shipley's Drive through, it is always fresh and hot and rivals Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts it is a Houston hidden gem! Hands down, the best Shipley's in Houston is this location only. Be prepared, there is always a crowd and lines form...early and block traffic.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

Great neighborhood spot for donuts. The dive thu line can extend onto the street with staff taking orders in the parking lot. Prices are fair and service friendly. Coffee is average, both in quality and price. Shipley’s has bear claws, cinnamon rolls, and other special...treats. But I go for the fresh warm glazed or cake donuts. My son likes the lemon filled. You simply can’t go wrong here.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I have been visiting this Shipley's for years. They by far have the best donuts in the city of Houston. They are very busy during the morning hours so arrive early. The drive thru line is often extending well into the street and parking is...bad. If you make it thru that headaches the sweet donuts are well worth the wait.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I grew up eating donuts from this place and the quality has never slipped once. This place is always busy. The best part...order a dozen donut holes and you will be more than surprised. Definitely don't pass this place by on your way to work...or if you want a sweet late night treat!More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I've been going to this donut shop since I was a kid! Love their donuts - I always get a mixed dozen because I love all of the flavors.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

If you like to eat Hot Do-nuts that melt in your mouth go to this Shipley Do-nuts location! It is the oldest location that I am aware of in Houston, but if I tell you that this location bakes the hottest and freshest donuts and...kolaches, I would be doing you an in service not to share this place with you! Even when the line of cars are in the street, an attendant will come to your car, get the order and keep the line moving rain or shine. My order has never been wrong, even with the enormous amount of morning orders. You want hot donuts and excellent service all day and night, go to this location! Happy New Year's!More

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Ella location and as always the service was great and the donuts were hot and delicious. Can’t say much more. Just delicious.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Tiny location, but mighty results - for over 50 years. There is no seating, you either come in or drive-thru to get your treats and off you go. I have tried donuts all over the world, and the glazed doughnuts here are hands-down the best....Additionally, the ham and cheese and kolaches are worthy of a trip all on their own standing. I always leave with both.More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Yes, Shipley's Do-Nuts offers takeaway services.

Shipley's Do-Nuts is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 5