The donut, like the circle from which it takes its shape, is a metaphor for life—it literally never ends. Explore infinity with today's Groupon: for $4, you get $10 worth of donuts, pastries, and more at Ray's Donuts and Coffee at your choice of its locations in Brentwood or Olivette. Pre-orders are welcome; Ray's only makes enough donuts to sell the following day to ensure the freshest taste possible.
Winner of the Riverfront Times' Best Doughnuts award under its former moniker in 2009, Ray's Donuts and Coffee serves sweet doughy pastries in dozens of tastebud-pleasing varieties. Ray's donut menu starts with its handmade glazed variety ($6.90 for a dozen). From there, sample the bounty of frosting and fillings ($0.89 per donut). Cinnamon sugar, blueberry, and pineapple cake donuts delight tongues similar to the wondrous consumption of edible hula hoops by very tiny hula dancers. Complement donuts with Ray's solid selection of coffees and lattes or go for enormous specialty pastries ($1.39 each), such as chocolate fluff-filled bars and glazed lemon- or blueberry-filled bismarks, ideal for stacking on your Prussian metal-spiked hat.
Formerly known as LaMar's Donuts, Ray's Donuts and Coffee's recent name change will come with an evolving new look, but the delectable donuts will stay the same. Ray's staff cheerily welcomes moaning sleepwalkers in for breakfast and their devotion to baking donuts throughout the unholy hours of the night means morning meals are as fresh as the Prince of Bel-Air.
The Riverfront Times awarded the Olivette Ray’s Donuts and Coffee, formerly LaMar’s Donuts, the win in the 2009 Best Doughnuts category. Sauce magazine readers also awarded the Olivette Ray’s Donuts and Coffee third place for Favorite Doughnut Shop in 2009 and second place in 2008. Three Yelpers give the Olivette location an average of 4.5 stars, and 86% of Urbanspooners like the Brentwood shop: