The Salty Donut, Miami’s first artisanal doughnut shop, will open its third South Florida location, this time in Coconut Grove (2983 McFarlane Road), in fall 2022. The Salty will bring the craft doughnuts, innovative coffee program, and its quintessential quirky sense of community to The Grove’s growing culinary scene.
Since its pop-up opening in 2015, The Salty Donut has grown to be recognized locally and nationally, being named one of Thrillist’s “31 best donut shops in America.” In 2018, co-founder Amanda Pizarro-Rodriguez was honored on Forbes 30 under 30 for Food & Drink, highlighting the creativity and entrepreneurship behind the family-owned brand. Pizarro-Rodriguez, together with her husband Andy Rodriguez, are the owners and operators of five open-for-service Salty Donut shops, with additional locations in the works.
“As Miami-natives and a Miami-founded and based company, it gives us an incredible sense of pride that the values that are the foundation for The Salty—building a sense of community in welcoming spaces for our guests to connect over doughnuts, coffee, baked goods, and conversation—will be able to reach even more of our amazing guests in Coconut Grove,” said Andy.
The Coconut Grove shop is being designed to connect with the community by drawing inspiration from the surrounding neighborhood and city’s history to include local influences and motifs.
“Coconut Grove is quaint, beautiful, historic, and is a bustling area full of wonderful locals and visitors alike. This store will play homage to the clean, classic, and beachside history of The Grove and be an ode to the classic Miami local,” continued Andy. “We designed this store in a ‘classic cozy’ vibe, offering a warm experience to make guests feel like they’re at a friend’s home or true neighborhood cafe.”
In celebration of the brand’s latest store opening announcement, The Salty Donut’s OG Aloja Camper will be popping up in Coconut Grove at 2750 McFarlane Road, directly across from the future shop, on June 12 from 1-6 p.m. The team will offer complimentary coffee beverages all day as well as one complimentary doughnuts for the first 50 guests that complete the registration here. Doughnuts will include Salty classics, as well as a sneak peek at some of the exclusive Coconut Grove flavors, including: Caramel Apple, a 24-hour brioche with caramel apple glaze, topped with Swiss buttercream and apple cinnamon granola; and Double Chocolate Cookie, a 24-hour brioche with hot fudge glaze, topped with crushed cookies and Maldon Sea Salt.