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Check out the menu for Hero Doughnuts, now open in Summerhill

A Cookies and Cream Doughnut from Hero Doughnuts.
A Cookies and Cream Doughnut from Hero Doughnuts.

Credit: Contributed

Credit: Contributed

Homewood, Alabama-based Hero Doughnuts officially opened yesterday on Georgia Avenue in Carter’s Summerhill development.

Wil Drake, who started Hero as a pop-up, partnered with Pihakis Restaurant Group, which owns several restaurants including Hot Dog Pete’s and Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ, to bring Hero Doughnuts to Atlanta. The shop has two existing locations in Alabama.

Drake’s menu includes brioche-style yeast doughnuts as well as burgers, sandwiches, salads, burgers and other sweet treats as well as Domestique Coffee from Birmingham.

Doughnuts include rings with flavors inlcuding Maple Sea Salt and Cookies and Cream and filled and specialty doughnuts including Apple Fritters, Vanilla Cream and Boston Cream.

There are also breakfast options such as Loaded Hashbrowns and Egg and Cheese Buns, with lunch options including a Super Crunch fried chicken sandwich, a Pimento Cheese bun served with Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and a Pork Chop bun.

Chicken Salad Bun from Hero Doughnuts.
Chicken Salad Bun from Hero Doughnuts.

The menu also features kolaches, a salad, sides, custards, coffee drinks and kids options.

Hero Doughnuts shares a patio with Hot Dog Pete’s, which opened last month offering a variety of gourmet hot dogs.

Hot Dog Pete’s and Hero Doughnuts join several other food and dining concepts in the Summerhill development including Junior’s Pizza, Wood’s Chapel BBQ, Halfway Crooks Beer, Little Bear, ice cream spot Big Softie and Little Tart Bakeshop. Also slated for the development are arcade bar Press StartD Boca N Boca from the owner of The Real Mexican Vittles pop-up; Concept, from the founder of Hush Dinner Club; Redacted, a conspiracy theory-themed bar; and Hodgepodge Coffeehouse.

Talat Market opened earlier this year in the nearby NeighborGoods development at 112 Ormond St.

Summerhill’s first phase of construction includes 37,000 square feet of redeveloped restaurant, retail and loft office space along Georgia Avenue, as well as 676-bed student housing project located adjacent to Georgia State Stadium. Phase two of development will include townhomes, office buildings and additional storefront shops.

The 80-acre mixed-use project in Summerhill is being redeveloped by Carter, in partnership with Oakwood Development and Healey Weatherholtz Properties.

Hero Doughnuts is open from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Scroll down to see the menu for Hero Doughnuts:

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