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Shipley Do-nut Shops

3932 N. Main
Houston, TX 77009
713-862-4655
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  • $
  • Takeout
  • Breakfast, Snack Food
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
As with Dunkin' Donuts fans in the Northeast, there's something about Shipley's that Texans can't get enough of. Started in 1936 in Houston, Shipley's is in just about every Texas town and throughout the South. The offerings here are always fresh and, if your timing is good, the hot glazed "do-nuts" will go straight from the cooling tray at this Heights location to your takeout box. There are more than 60 varieties here, but the maple-frosted and chocolate-filled are insanely good. Several types of kolaches are also available.

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