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The Donut Shop

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5474 County Route 28, Eagle Bay, NY 13331-1700
+1 315-357-6421
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Spencerport, New York
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Friendly service and amazing cinnamon donuts await you at this "must be at" attraction in the Adirondacks. The donuts last a long time - unless you decide to eat them all in one sitting (which you might be tempted to do). Yes, they are that awesome. The coffee is also quite good and the price is reasonable.

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United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Donuts must be a thing in the Adirondacks: I was on the lookout for the best; and we were very satisfied with the two types of donuts they sell. I bought a dozen fresh: 6 plain and 6 cinnamon sugar cake donuts placed in a bag, seperated by type, purchased in the morning for breakfast. Just right, not to airy... More 

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Thank Nancy K
Syracuse, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Love the plain donuts fresh in the morning with a cup of coffee. You must come here. You think you need a cream filled one...nope simple, tasty, you can't eat just one.

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Thank adklover2016
Old Forge, NY
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

When the "open" flag is flying, we turn on the blinker. This is a "must" stop for anyone travelling nearby. Do not miss it. You walk up to a window and the smell of donuts is mouth-watering! Two choices -- cinnamon sugar or plain -- get some of each! Great coffee. Don't be surprised if there is a line. This... More 

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Thank AdkView
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016

There is something to be said for good old fashioned home made donuts - and these are just special that way. Not the light, airy ones that come from the chain shops, these are hearty and with great coatings. My favorite is the cinnamon. A must stop if ever in the area.

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Thank Jeff L
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Donut Shop is nestled in the woods between Old Forge and Inlet...it's very much worth the drive! The atmosphere combined with the smells of fresh made donuts and coffee make for a perfect setting. Once you bite into one of the donuts, you'll be forever hooked! They are Amazing! We go every year, usually more than once...keep up the... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Always enjoy stopping at the Donut Shop! They have two choices of donuts, cinnamon sugar or plain. Both are great, but I prefer the cinnamon. Good prices. They only take cash.

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Thank Lynn R
Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This wonderful little place has been here for many many years. They honestly have the best donuts we have ever eaten. We come here every time we are in the Adirondacks. You will NEVER be disappointed and we HIGHLY recommend this place!!! Take those few extra minutes to go outside of Old Forge you will be quite surprised !

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Thank acenllinfo
Syracuse, New York
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

This is the stuff that American Road-Trip Dreams are made of. Nestled in the woods, just outside Old Forge NY, there lies a small place that cranks out the best doughnuts that your mouth may ever find. Enjoy them in the peaceful setting, among the pines - sit down on one of the perfect Adirondack boulders that line the parking... More 

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Lacona, New York
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91 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We have drove by this place a million times and never stopped. We normally our on our way somewhere. It always looks busy. So wish we had of stopped before this first time but now that we have it will be a regular stop when we are in the area. Fresh amazing donuts. Nothing fancy, two kinds old fashioned homemade... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5474 County Route 28, Eagle Bay, NY 13331-1700
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Eagle Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 315-357-6421

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?