Voodoo Doughnut

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“Go get some Voodoo Doughnut!”, this was what my friend said before I headed to Portland.

Honestly, I’ve been to Portland a few times but I’ve never visited Voodoo. This time, I wanted to go there for some world famous Voodoo Doughnut and check out what the hype was all about. On a Sunday morning, we arrived at Voodoo’s original location by Chinatown.

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There was a line up with an estimate of 50 people or so. Voodoo opens 24/7 and yet there is a line up, I hate lining up for food!!! Being a tourist, we had no choice but to wait in line.

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After an hour or so, we are almost there! The interior decoration of the shop is really colourful and funky, with chandeliers adding some complexity to the atmosphere.

voodoo3Voodoo offers a wide variety of donuts with funny names and weird food combinations. I am not the biggest fan of donuts so I was kind of scared off by the names like Bacon Maple Bar and Old Dirty Bastard. Anyways, we ordered some of their famous donuts and a couple of random ones.

I didn’t end up trying all the different flavours but I want to share a few that I liked.

 Bacon Maple Bar  

This is such a weird combo, I don’t know how to describe the taste of bacon on a maple donut. It wasn’t bad but it wasn’t amazing… it was just okay to me. It is a very unique twist of sweet and savoury mix that somehow matches together without any weird taste.

 Dirt Doughnut 

I like the Dirt Doughnut over the other ones, with vanilla frosting and Oreos on top. I like how the vanilla cream wasn’t too sweet but the Oreos were kind of soggy… I don’t know if it has been left out for too long or something.

 Voodoo Doll 

The famous Voodoo is shaped like a doll stuffed with blood-like raspberry jelly topped with chocolate frosting. I didn’t really like the raspberry filling, it was too sweet for me.

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To me, it is about the experience although they don’t have the best quality donuts. I recommend coming here at least once if you have never been before but I will not line up for it next time.

Price: $
Nom-ness: ♥♥♥

Address: 22 SW 3rd Ave Portland, Oregon, 97204, United States
Hours: 24/7
Phone number:  503-241-4704
Website: http://voodoodoughnut.com/index.php

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