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Readers vote Harmony Donut Shop the best doughnuts in North Vancouver, poll finds

Honey Doughnuts and Goodies was the clear runner-up
A dozen glazed doughnuts at Harmony Donut Shop goes for $15.

When it comes to doughnuts, North Vancouverites aren't starved for choice.

Some of the favourite shops are new kids on the block, while others have been around for decades.

But when it comes to the best, legacy clearly counts for something.

In a recent poll, Harmony Donut Shop emerged the winner (37 per cent of local votes) when it comes to the best doughnuts in North Vancouver. The funky store in Upper Lonsdale has been serving its annular confections for 51 years.

A clear second-place rival was Honey Doughnuts and Goodies in Deep Cove (almost 26 per cent of local votes). Cream Pony was voted third best (14 per cent of local votes), followed by Nickel's Bakery, Lee's Donuts, Monarch Bakery and Lucky's Doughnuts.

We polled 1,328 North Shore News readers and asked the question: What are the best doughnuts in North Vancouver?

The poll ran from Aug. 18 to Sept. 6, 2023. Of the 1,328 votes, we can determine that 502 are from within the community. The full results are as follows:

Cream Pony 14.34 % local, 11.97 % total    
Monarch Bakery 4.78 % local, 4.67 % total    
Lucky's Doughnuts 3.78 % local, 5.12 % total    
Harmony Donut Shop 36.85 % local, 32.83 % total    
Nickel's Bakery 9.16 % local, 8.96 % total    
Honey Doughnuts and Goodies 25.50 % local, 27.94 % total    
Lee's Donuts (Lonsdale Quay pop-up) 5.78 % local, 8.51 % total    
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Results are based on an online study of adult North Shore News readers that are located on the North Shore. The margin of error - which measures sample variability - is +/- 2.68%, 19 times out of 20.

The North Shore News uses a variety of techniques to capture data, detect and prevent fraudulent votes, detect and prevent robots, and filter out non-local and duplicate votes.