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Back Door Donuts

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5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-3688
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19:30 - 00:58
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love back door donuts. If you go I definitely recommend the apple fritters, they are out of this world. If your are on island, it's a must go.

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San Francisco, California
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122 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't like the baked goods at Back Door Donuts. Lot's of reputation, but poor quality. This review is based on two visits to the bakery in early October. The chocolate donuts (the flavor that is the bellwether of a bakery's qualtity) were dry and flavorless. Eating it with eyes closed, one would not be able to identify it as... More 

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Thank 133travels
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unreal if you ever thought a warm donut was not on your bucket list your missing out the lines move fast

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Altadena, California
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a big dinner, then live music with drinks, we realized we were very close to Back Door Donuts at the right time. Went and got a few donuts including the HUGE Apple Fritter. They were very good and it was a fun experience.

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Thank NatAtHome
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you're visiting the Vineyard, it's a one night experience for the family. The line is long, but you'll make new friends as you get closer to the aroma of fresh baked goods. Great choices, but I'm partial to the apple fritter. Get a batch and enjoy.

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Thank Nomisnek
Naples, Florida
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143 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is the place for apple fritters - huge and delicious. Other baked goods are great as well. You have to visit here at least once so you know what you're missing when you decide not go there for that back door donut at 8 pm.

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Thank PhillyBoy21
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

One of our annual, multi-night stops and a must have for my kids! These are so good when warm and at the end of a night on the town. Go around 9:30-11:30 PM to avoid the long lines.

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Thank traduke
Washington, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Came here for breakfast one morning while visiting the Vineyard. Delicious, inexpensive croissants filled with sausage and egg, and other with spinach and egg. The apple fritters are huge and tasty. The price can't be beat. And if you spend over $25 ($30?), you receive a free tote bag.

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Thank Shant13K
Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I don't know which I enjoyed the most...the donuts or meeting people from all over the country while waiting in line. Nobody seemed to mind that the line was long because we had a good time interacting with people in line. A MUST if you're in MV!

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hard to find but SO worth it! We read the reviews but were still surprised that it really is a back door location. We left room after dinner so we could stop at BDD for some goodies. Hubby got the apple fritter and I opted for the boston creme....heaven on earth! This is a must stop during a visit to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 00:58
Monday
19:30 - 00:58
Tuesday
19:30 - 00:58
Wednesday
19:30 - 00:58
Thursday
19:30 - 00:58
Friday
19:30 - 00:58
Saturday
19:30 - 00:58
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-3688

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?