5 Reasons Krispy Kreme is Better than Dunkin’ Donuts

Mmmmm… doughnuts

The Hot Light app lets you know when your local Krispy Kreme's doughnuts are hot.

Think a doughnut is a doughnut is a doughnut? Think again. Dunkin’ Donuts and Krispy Kreme are two of the most popular doughnut chains out there, and in our opinion, Krispy Kreme is King. Here are five reasons why Krispy Kreme wins out over Dunkin’, every time.


Want to know when Krispy Kreme’s doughnuts are hot out of the fryer and ready to eat? Just look for that magical light. Want to know when Dunkin’ Donuts’ are hot out of the fryer? Well, they rarely are, really, because for the most part they’re made off-premises.

2. There’s an App for That

Are you a “hot light” junkie? Now you can download an app that tells you when the hot light is on at your local Krispy Kreme location.

3. Ghostbusters

Only one doughnut chain can sell Ghostbusters-themed doughnuts in honor of the film’s 30th anniversary, and that’s Krispy Kreme. And they’re filled with Marshmallow Kreme!

4. It’s All About the Doughnuts

In recent years, it seems like doughnuts have taken a back seat to sandwiches and wraps as Dunkin’ Donuts works to expand their clientele. But at Krispy Kreme, they know that the reason you’re there is for the doughnuts, which is the way it should be, and they focus accordingly.

5. They Taste Better


Oh yeah, they taste better, too! In taste tests, both the Original Glazed and jelly-filled from Krispy Kreme beat out Dunkin’ Donuts’ offerings.