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Mary Lou Donuts

1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
+1 765-474-9131
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“doughnuts” (23 reviews)
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05:00 - 17:00All hours
1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Lafayette for many years, & knew about Mary Lou Donuts, but when I found out that people were driving long distances for their donuts, I decided I better go there. They have a wonderful apple fritter that you could make 3 meals...More

Thank suzsac53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent donuts! Especially love the apple fritters and the blueberry cake donuts but everything is exceptional.

Thank Dawnlovestoroam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like ur grandmother's hut, cute little place with fresh and fluffy donuts! I like classic glazed and they melted sweetly. Would have loved to have a good coffee with it but coffee ain't good! I mentioned it and was told they are going to change...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I have been eating at Mary Lou donuts since it was a little drive up in West lafayette. Simply put probably 50+ years. Recently it has sold to a new owner.there are changes that have been done to the actual property that are long overdue....More

Thank rita s
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My family has been big fans of Mary Lou Donuts for decades. By far, the best doughnuts in town! However, I'm beginning to worry a little bit. It seems during the last month-- every time we have ordered the English Crullers--they are overcooked. They used...More

Thank Skyskg
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The donuts are amazing....IF you are looking for a great donut. No other donuts even compare. The only issue I have with the place is the parking, it is limited. It is always crowded, but it's worth the effort. CASH ONLY.

Thank 528darlas
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

It's a hole in the wall but that has no bearing on the quality of their donuts. The apple fritters are huge & delicious!

Thank JillDeYoung
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic donuts! Cash only, so make sure you come prepared! If it weren't for that hang up for some customers who arrive with just that credit card, I would give it a 5. Best donuts in town, hands down!

Thank michelle s
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Best donuts around by far! I'm always comparing other donuts to Mary Lous, and none have ever come close. So fresh and yummy!

Thank katebough2n
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Local landmark. Named one of the best in the state. I take the kids on Saturday mornings for Donuts and eat at the barstool tabletops in the A Frame building.

Thank Jnotoras
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24 September 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I called the shop today, September 26, 2016; they do not sell gluten-free donuts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-474-9131
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