Gibson's Donuts

Donut Shop and Arcade$$$$
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  • donuts
  • family-friendly
  • bacon
  • apple fritters
  • authentic
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  • Carson S.
    Carson SuiteNovember 11, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Best Donuts in Memphis ! All the donuts are good, but if your looking for a change, the Bacon Maple Donut is worth a try. The first time you eat one it's kinda strange, but it grows on you 😋🍩
  • First We Feast
    First We FeastAugust 3, 2014
    The New Orleans buttermilk drop is a local classic. It’s more like a ball of Southern white cake than a donut, coated in a addictive buttermilk icing. Read more
  • Madison I.
    Madison Inman6 days ago
    Great doughnuts, but going late at night is a hassle. I've gone several time around 7pm and all my doughnut flavor cravings are gone. To have access to more flavors, go before nightfall.
    Upvoted 6 days ago
  • Drew W.
    Drew WalkerDecember 26, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The crullers are the best. Hell, everything is good. Oreo donuts are another favorite! Only wish they had strawberry iced donuts on a regular basis.
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel StarksMay 27, 2015
    Everything!!! Just get one of everything and you won't regret it! The Oreo donuts and the red velvet cake donuts are amazing!!!
  • Gena W.
    Gena WhiteSeptember 27, 2015
    The best place in the world ever to have donuts. Ever. There is not a single bad thing here to eat, its all tasty, fresh and amazing and worth every penny.
  • William H.
    William HendersonMarch 26, 2015
    Donuts are super cheap after 11pm. You can get a dozen for a couple of bucks. They aren't anywhere close to fresh by then, but if you put them in the microwave you will be well pleased.
  • Allie B.
    Allie BrownMarch 26, 2015
    They have the best donuts in Memphis! No other donut compares! Try and get them in the morning when its fresh and your won't regret it!
  • Barry D.
    Barry DavisJuly 6, 2012
    Try the apple fritters. The boss sometimes brings them in the mornings. Heat in microwave for 8 seconds and pour you some cold milk to drink with them.
  • Kaylenn M.
    Kaylenn MontgomeryOctober 3, 2013
    Its 24 hour. Its a good alternative to perkins to study. They also have deals on doughnuts after 11! Who doesn't love doughnuts ans studying??
  • Michael
    MichaelJuly 1, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    You MUST try the maple-bacon! Leave you preconceptions at the door and delight in this mysterious flavor explosion.
  • The Commercial Appeal
    The Commercial AppealAugust 23, 2011
    Need a late-night sugar fix? At 11 p.m. the Best Donuts in Memphis go on sale, 6 for $1.40. Read more
  • Jacque P.
    Jacque PDecember 18, 2014
    Two words: Maple Doughnut. Fresh and hot with BACON. Best time to go is early am, they are open all night
  •  ℋumorous
     ℋumorousJuly 14, 2013
    Red Velvet, Bacon Bits, and a New Orleans donuts... ☺ a Memphis staple. (Don't forget to workout today!)
  • Amber
    AmberFebruary 28, 2013
    The Oreo donut is a must try. They also make probably the best chocolate glazed donut in the world!
  • Kenya S.
    Kenya SparksOctober 22, 2014
    Just one of those Memphis places you have to stop at. The late night hours help calm the late night cravings. The night price reductions are just a bonus!
  • Benjamin B.
    Benjamin BeamNovember 5, 2011
    Get the blueberry donuts. The best, period. Heavenly. Also, at 11:00pm the donuts go on sale. 6 for $1.40.
  • Nicholas W.
    Nicholas WilliamsDecember 10, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The best time to go to Gibson's Donuts is around 11:00 every night. 6 (half dozen) donuts for $1.25. Can't beat that!! :)
  • Kara H.
    Kara HoldenJanuary 23, 2016
    Maple bacon donuts are fantastic and there glazed donuts are the best donuts I've ever had
  • Alden C.
    Alden CatesJune 11, 2015
    Everything is great, apple fritter is moist and actual chunks of apple in it. YUM
  • Paul N.
    Paul NovareseOctober 26, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Everything is fantastic but first timers, please don't overlook the standard glazed donut.
  • Sara .
    SO GOOD. Favorite donuts: The New Orleans, maple bacon and red velvet. Feels like a small town hangout.
  • Gavin A.
    Gavin AndersonOctober 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Donate blood at Lifeblood East and take in your donation sheet and they will give you a free donut!
  • Natasha M.
    Natasha MaytonJuly 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    There's no resisting their Red Velvet or Maple Bacon donuts. I saw they had Watermelon and Cherry Lime. But, "ain't nobody got time for that".
  • Natasha M.
    Natasha MaytonOctober 17, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Excellent donuts! Try to Maple Bacon or Pumpkin (in season).
  • Chanel B.
    Chanel BrownNovember 2, 2015
    *Note to Self: Bkfst for Under $5 according to Thrillist Memphis:
  • Jacque P.
    Jacque POctober 1, 2014
    The maple donut is everything! Love Love Love and will most definitely come back!
  • Tom N.
    Tom NudellFebruary 15, 2015
    Best southern-style donuts. Period. The cake donuts will literally melt in your mouth.
  • Jonathan C.
    Jonathan CFebruary 23, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    After 11pm the new day old donuts get bagged and they're only a $1.50 for over half a dozen... this is my favorite thing for breakfast for dinner parties.
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel Bastardo BlancoMay 17, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    You cannot go wrong with Gibson's Donuts! Visit them on your birthday and you might receive a bag of goodies.
  • sabrina s.
    sabrina spenceMarch 28, 2015
    Blueberry donut? AMAZING. Their bacon donut is good too
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah McDowell2 weeks ago
    Best donuts on the planet!!! The oreo donut is to die for!
  • Melonee G.
    Melonee GriggsMarch 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the buttermilk drop. Takes me back to New Orleans. They are true to form.
  • Shawn L.
    Shawn LJuly 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    They make the best donuts in Memphis. Really crowded around 8:30 am on Saturdays.
  • Corey F.
    Corey FutralJanuary 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Undecided or a newbie? Get a New Orleans or a warm donut. Can't go wrong.
  • Jeffrey
    JeffreySeptember 15, 2012
    The red velvet donuts are the way to go. A-Maze-Zing.
  • Kerry C.
    Kerry CrawfordJune 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you must people watch after 3 a.m. on a school night, Gibson's is the place to do it.
  • Rebekah M.
    Rebekah McconnellOctober 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The donuts here are great. Get here early so u can get them while they're still warm.
  • Jacob M.
    Jacob MortonOctober 12, 2016
    Go late at night after 1130 and you will get donuts for a lot cheaper
  • Kait R.
    Kait RedickMarch 25, 2015
    You cannot leave here without trying the bacon donut!!
  • Crystal
    CrystalJuly 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    THE best donuts in Memphis! The red velvet is a must!
  • Shelby J.
    Shelby JonesFebruary 5, 2014
    best donuts in memphis! try the red velvet donut.
  • Matt F.
    Matt FreemanJuly 25, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Left my wallet at home one morning, but the good people at Gibson's didn't mind. Good people.
  • Hawke
    HawkeFebruary 10, 2013
    Maple. Bacon. Donuts. 'Nuff said. You'll love it!!
  • Mike M.
    Mike ManserJuly 24, 2013
    Bacon donuts. I got one but didn't really think I'd like it. They're amazing.
  • Sergio F.
    Sergio FernándezAugust 28, 2013
    Awesome donuts and really really nice staff.
  • Dan T.
    Dan TorresNovember 2, 2015
    You can't beat a dozen donuts for $9. Put yourself in the staffs' hands and have them pick for you.
  • Julie I.
    Julie IngebrigtsonJuly 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    It's all great but love the lovely light yummy yeast raised glazed doughnuts
  • Woody W.
    Woody WommackOctober 12, 2012
    Loud screaming kids on mid-mornings on the weekend. Get your order to go.
  • Ryan A.
    Ryan AbelJanuary 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Glazed donuts are THE best glazed donuts on the face of the earth.
  • Rhonda S.
    Rhonda ShackeltonApril 11, 2012
    Every nite at 11 they have a midnight the "good stuff" is gone!!
  • Marlise E.
    Marlise ElgartSeptember 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The blueberry donuts are the best!
  • David S.
    David SindenNovember 13, 2010
    I had a New Orleans (made with buttermilk). Tasty donut. Moist inside.
  • Patrick N.
    Patrick NelsonOctober 29, 2011
    Just stick with the ole fashion glazed. Can't go wrong!
  • Brittney B.
    Brittney BlockAugust 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the new bacon donut. Tastes like pancakes covered in syrup with bacon on top.
  • Phillip D.
    Phillip DeanDecember 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Chocolate, cinnamon, and red velvet are great donuts to get at Gibson's
  • Zach P.
    Zach PaxtonApril 7, 2016
    You're no memphian if you've never been to Gibson's around 10 at night .
  • Tonie L.
    Tonie LewisAugust 1, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    This is a New Orleans, it's so good.
  • Leslie P.
    Leslie PyfromJune 5, 2012
    Red velvet and classic glazed . Perfecto!
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MarquezJuly 19, 2013
    Baconator! Do it! DO IT NOWWWWW!
  • Terry R.
    Terry RedekerJune 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Red Velvet donuts are awesome!!
  • Kerry C.
    Kerry CrawfordJuly 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    I find that the donuts are still fresh and warm around 4:30 a.m.
  • Nick E.
    Nick EasleyAugust 30, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the doughnuts.there good
  • Bryan D.
    Bryan DavisMarch 31, 2012
    Try the New Orleans Donut - Oh yes, donuts
  • verymonica
    verymonicaJune 30, 2015
    Classic glaze // Via Alton Brown
  • Katie P.
    Katie PitreAugust 8, 2014
    Sprinkle donut w/ chocolate milk!
  • Rayvn W.
    Rayvn WebsterSeptember 9, 2016
    Donuts are so good!😍😍
  • Brantley D.
    Brantley DavidsonSeptember 30, 2011
    Best of Gibson's: Blueberry cake or New Orleans.
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren B.🐊🌻June 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The red velvet is delicious ;)
  • Barbara S.
    Barbara SpencerMarch 15, 2010
    Go to this place for awesome donuts! they are amazing!
  • Maurice L.
    Maurice LucasApril 24, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Maple glazed with bacon!
  • Nikki H.
    Nikki HarrisonJune 8, 2013
    Gibson's donuts are the best
  • Chimaobi A.
    Chimaobi AmutahMay 7, 2013
    Maple bacon donut? Blueberry? New Orleans? YES, PLEASE.
  • Josh S.
    Josh SpicklerFebruary 20, 2010
    The chocolate covered stawberry donut is a must have.
  • Yang Z.
    Yang ZhouJune 17, 2016
    Nice, worthy!
  • Eric G.
    Eric GreenwoodOctober 2, 2016
    Old fashioned glaze all the live long day
  • Leslie T.
    Leslie ThompsonSeptember 1, 2015
    Strawberry jelly donut!
  • Erik H.
    Erik HoldsworthSeptember 6, 2013
    It's Hard To Get Glazed Donuts
  • Jeremy F.
    Jeremy FisherApril 7, 2015
    MAPLE BACON DONUT. Read more
  • The Commercial Appeal
    The New Orleans is amazing.
  • Rebekah M.
    Rebekah McconnellMay 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    New Red Velvet donuts=Delish!!
  • Marelise A.
    Marelise AngeloDecember 22, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great donuts
  • Brooke
    BrookeAugust 13, 2014
    Bacon Donuts
  • Kevin F.
    Kevin FosterOctober 21, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Blueberry donuts are the best!
  • jacob s.
    jacob samuelsApril 29, 2010
    Come get Memphis' best donuts!
  • Jasmine F.
    Best tip is to try the whole menu lol!
  • Brkgny
    BrkgnyDecember 11, 2014
    Yediğim en iyi doughnutlardan biri... Oreo lu olan hafifti ve güzeldi ,karamelli olan harika
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