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Dat Donut

Dat Donut

Donut Shop and Coffee Shop$$$$
East Chatham, Chicago
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    Bunnie B.
    "I'm in love with the "BIG DAT" donut."(11 Tips)
    Ryan O.
    "strawberry frosted and cake doughnuts"(2 Tips)
    Tracey S.
    "The apple fritters and the cinnamon rolls are BOMB!"(5 Tips)
    Big M.
    "delicious and the breakfast sandwiches are the Bomb."(3 Tips)
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  • Eater
    EaterFebruary 18, 2016
    South Side's Dat Donut is open 24 hours for all your donut needs. Grab a glazed, chocolate, buttermilk, or cake and if you've really got a hankering, go for a signature Big Dat doughnut. Read more
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    barbara hubbardJune 6, 2016
    When the donuts are freshly made, and still warm; you can't find donuts any better! Yummy, yummy, yummy says it all. If you haven't already, stop by and pick up some for the whole family!!
  • John S.
    John ShrimpMarch 17, 2018
    If you are in a fresh donut kind of mood this is the place to go . They have a big delicious variety and they have coffee , juice, as well as sandwiches.
  • Jaye J.
    Jaye JalsoJanuary 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The doughnuts are really good. I know people come for the fritters, but as crazy as the Big Dat seems, that giant doughnut is fluffy, yeasty, & just enough glaze to be perfect. Get one to share...
  • Time Out Chicago Kids
    Time Out Chicago KidsJanuary 11, 2012
    Our favorite donut is of the buttermilk persuasion. These lightly glazed, slightly tangy cake doughnuts achieve what few of their kind can—an airiness resembling that of their yeast-risen brethren. Read more
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithJuly 12, 2013
    In case you were wondering, the vanilla frosted one is filled with jelly, the chocolate frosted is Boston Creme, and the glass is bulletproof. Order two donuts and tip your server well!
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    Romunda RatliffSeptember 25, 2016
    Donuts were so fresh and delicious. Even the coffee was good!
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    Big MarkFebruary 2, 2020
    Everything! Every donut is greasy and delicious and the breakfast sandwiches are the Bomb.
  • Ryan O.
    Ryan O'MalleyMarch 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Offering traditional glazed, strawberry frosted and cake doughnuts, the real star is the signature "Big Dat" doughnut (Eater)
  • Etrina T.
    Etrina T.December 2, 2012
    Deliciously light and decadent... Where else can you get a donut as big as your face??
  • Jaye J.
    Jaye JalsoApril 4, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Believe it or not the Big Dat is amazing perfect doughy goodness with the right amount of glaze. Great fritters too!
  • Tracey S.heart icon on user image
    Tracey ScottDecember 23, 2016
    The apple fritters and the cinnamon rolls are BOMB!
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    Delexia PowellMay 8, 2016
    The apple fritter is huge but delicious!!
  • Explore Chicago
    Explore ChicagoAugust 11, 2011
    This take-out bakery specializes in an enormous doughnut, measuring 9" across and 3" tall that is known as "Big Dat”.
  • Nikko B.heart icon on user image
    Nikko BrooksJune 24, 2015
    Personal fave is the donut balls. Cheap yet delicious.
  • Explore Chicago
    Explore ChicagoSeptember 14, 2011
    This take-out bakery specializes in the "Big Dat" an enormous doughnut, measuring 9" across and 3" tall.
  • Ange S.
    Ange SMarch 16, 2013
    Rather far from downtown, and the bus stop is an unmarked street corner. But Dat Donut's huge!
  • Shan F.heart icon on user image
    Shan Fox™ 🎩🎷December 4, 2012
    Home of the Giant size donut. Good coffee & breakfast sandwiches.
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    Natlie McgeeMarch 2, 2016
    Glaze delicious
  • David W.heart icon on user image
    David WeathersbyJuly 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    one of the best donuts I've had.
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    SanoliFebruary 12, 2016
    Donuts of course!
  • Shan F.heart icon on user image
    Shan Fox™ 🎩🎷December 4, 2012
    Home of the Giant size donut. Good coffee & breakfast.
  • Benjamin S.
    Benjamin SmithJanuary 17, 2013
    Behind that bulletproof glass, the big dat is a donut worth protecting.
  • Chris M.heart icon on user image
    Chris MirtiaApril 12, 2015
    Lemon old fashioned cake donuts and the Big Dat!!
  • Marc L.
    Marc LeslieDecember 10, 2017
    Have the gotten rid of the flies?! Last time I was there the flies were eating donuts for free while the staff pretended like they weren't there!
  • Rigo B.heart icon on user image
    Rigo BanuelosAugust 27, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    I love the German Chocolate donut!
  • Tracey S.heart icon on user image
    Tracey ScottMay 17, 2015
    The Apple Fritters are the bomb baby! :-)
  • Adeline O.heart icon on user image
    Adeline OgborSeptember 5, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    All the donuts are great
  • Bunnie B.heart icon on user image
    Bunnie BrowneApril 1, 2015
    I'm in love with the "BIG DAT" donut.
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    TVDecember 13, 2012
    The Big Dat really is huge.... serves 2 persons easily.
  • Jacqueline H.heart icon on user image
    Jacqueline HolmesOctober 30, 2019
    Donuts and rib tips
  • Don W.heart icon on user image
    Don WilliamsApril 15, 2017
    Apple fritter
  • worlee g.
    worlee gloverSeptember 18, 2011
    Look out they will be offering BBQ soon
  • Carey B.
    Carey BSeptember 28, 2015
    Always fresh
  • Sigrid D.
    Sigrid DanielyNovember 23, 2013
    Love there donuts
  • Tiffiney S.
    Tiffiney StuckeyNovember 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best breakfast sandwich ever
  • Marc L.
    Marc LeslieDecember 10, 2017
    See prior note.
  • Calvin W.heart icon on user image
    Calvin WoodsNovember 14, 2012
    Uncle John's BBQ is here too? Awwww Snap!
  • Namho L.heart icon on user image
    Namho LeeSeptember 16, 2012
    exploring chicago I think good plcae
  • Chicago N.
    Chicago Not My Kind Of TownOctober 4, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Simply a treasure.
  • rydi8
    rydi8May 1, 2012
    Gotta try the Big Dat!
  • Renita B.
    Renita BridgesJune 6, 2012
    Donna is a sweet heart.
  • Larasati N.
    Larasati Nevi CahyaniAugust 1, 2012
    doughnut madammm :9
  • Greg M.
    Greg MarquezFebruary 3, 2012
    They aren't taking the check in deal. LAME!
  • Run R.
    Run RunMarch 13, 2012
    test is good
  • katy b.
    katy bedjFebruary 26, 2010
    Order an apple fritter, but leave one for me.
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