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18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3954
508-228-4533
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6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The Donuts!!!!

Make the trip out there! The fresh donuts are Best in Class! Great breakfast and then walk off all the calories afterwards!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Sbb1218
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Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
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106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Kitchen type atmosphere. Good food. Breakfast that your mother would make. Nice service, busy restaurant. A place to eat.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Make the trip out there! The fresh donuts are Best in Class! Great breakfast and then walk off all the calories afterwards!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Don't miss Downyflake's fresh donuts! They've been a family fav for generations! My fav are the coconuts. Yum

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place is awesome for breakfast and/or brunch. We went there feeling hungry, so naturally, we wanted to order the whole menu. The pancakes were delicious, as was everything else. And let's not forget what makes this place great to begin with - the donuts. So fresh, so tasty, I felt like I could have eaten a dozen myself. They... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The fresh, warm donuts were worth the walk all the way from the ferry dock--delicious! We enjoyed them on the sunny benches out front. Cash only!

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Ardmore, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good hearty food, pretty amazing donuts (a different kind of texture. I'm craving one now that I'm back home and can't have one!). Very kid-friendly, good sausage and biscuits, and pancakes, and the chorizo fritatta. . .I could go on and on. We LOVED it and will definitely be back. Next summer, I'm sad to say. Somebody save me a... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We only got donuts, and they were just so-so. It was Sunday and many places weren't open yet, so we had little to choose from as bicycle vacationers. Small donuts that were not the freshest, were more expensive than necessary. I'm guessing the name, and maybe convenience, keeps people coming back. We'll look elsewhere next time.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It's all about breakfast here. If you go any later than 7 a.m., you're going to need to go someplace else. It's a small place with limited parking on a very busy street. If you do manage to get in to park and sit at a table, you'll enjoy anything you order for breakfast.

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Lindenhurst, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A MUST at least one morning for breakfast if you are on island. The place is famous for good reason. Prices are reasonable, food & service are wonderful. Go for it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

OK, I live here year around so I'm prejudiced. I love the Downyflake because it's mostly locals and food is great. Good for breakfast and lunches. You don't go for the decor, you go for simple good food.

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Additional Information about Downyflake

Address: 18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3954
Phone Number: 508-228-4533
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: 508-228-4533

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?