Where to find local paczki for Fat Tuesday in Columbus

Whether you celebrate Mardi Gras or not, these fried treats are too good to miss each year.

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Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras are on Tuesday, Feb. 13 + local Columbus bakeries are firing up their ovens for a traditional treat. These jelly-filled delights are packzi, and here’s where you can find them.

Buckeye Donuts, 1998 N. High St.

This campus-based donut shop is open 24/7, meaning you can satisfy your cravings for a blueberry, strawberry, or lemon paczki at any hour of the day.

Resch’s Bakery, 4061 E. Livingston Ave.

There’s a reason this is the top search result for “paczki in Columbus.” These delicious treats come in strawberry, blueberry, and lemon.

Destination Donuts, 3519 N. High St.

Keep your paczki plant-based with the vegan selection available at this Clintonville bakery. The shop is closed on Tuesdays, so you’ll have to get yours early or late.

Looking for more recommendations? Check out local food blogger Breakfast With Nick for his complete guide to packzi in CBUS.

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