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The Holy Donut

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194 Park Avenue, Portland, ME
06:30 - 16:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 16:00
Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I read about this place and decided to pop in for a donut or two. It was very good and worth a baker's dozen or two. Yum, just writing this is making me want to go get some more.... Yum. Try the dark chocolate with sea salt! Who knew that potatoes had this type of potential?

Thank Global-Bivouac
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by for some of the best donuts on the east coast. They are made with mashed potatoes so the consistency is dense but oh so good. Nothing fancy or crazy toppings just plain good flavored donuts

Thank Lawrence H
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came for the vegan donuts... I came back because they were magical. Glazed chai, berry, cinnamon spice - all fantastic! I wanted to try a Maine potato donut, and sometimes as a vegan you don't get to try local specialities, but this place saved the day for us big time! A fantastic treat.

Thank SamanthaDoyle89
New York
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You cannot leave Portland without trying these amazing donuts. So good we stopped in twice! The chocolate sea salt by far was my favorite, although there's a lot to be said for the maple bacon. I had to try the cheddar bacon - interesting but I wouldn't order again. I'll stick with the classics. It's a bit of an oddity... More 

Thank Waytansea
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Portland, and like donuts, this is a must! We shared a maple bacon donut and could have had many more.

Thank Daniella V
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for a mid afternoon snack. Donuts were super fresh and incredible compared to the usual DD garbage Many different and unique flavors. Highly recommended.

Thank Scooter1nh
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a different donut, try these potato donuts. That's right, potato. They are fluffy and lots of great flavors to choose from. I got the lemon. Yum.

Thank Yvette M
Nashua, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The donuts here are incredible. We stopped and got a half dozen our first day. We ventured back the next day to grab a dozen more! Tremendous flavor and they are so fulfilling! 5⭐️

Thank Hairbear19
Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide choice of donuts, some with potato, some with sweet potato, there are even some vegan one. Busy in the morning

Thank Bruno H
Lovell, Maine
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place. The staff can answer all questions asked and explain the donuts exactly as they taste! That is so helpful! I am dying to go back. Best ones I think are the coffee brandy donut and the chocolate sea salt! Donuts are moist and soooo delicious even after driving 2 hours home!

Thank Megan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Park Avenue, Portland, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 207-874-7774

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?