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1290 6th St. NW, Winter Haven, FL
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Best donuts around

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good coffee and donuts

We like supporting small local businesses. The Donut Man is on US 17 in Winter Haven, close to Northgate Publix. The donuts and coffee there are as good or better than the large chains like Krispy Kreme. The donuts are all freshly made on site, and at good prices. Our one minor complaint...the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Winter Haven, Florida
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Winter Haven, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We like supporting small local businesses. The Donut Man is on US 17 in Winter Haven, close to Northgate Publix. The donuts and coffee there are as good or better than the large chains like Krispy Kreme. The donuts are all freshly made on site, and at good prices. Our one minor complaint...the drive-thru is tight due to the small... More 

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Winter Haven
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Not a lot to look at, and parking is awful, but the best donuts in Polk county. My husband loves the long johns, and I go for the classic cinnamon roll, but all are good. We rarely go in, just hit the drive-through -- they even recognize my husband's van when he pulls up, so he doesn't even have to... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

These donuts are awesome! Try the Apple fritters as well. Best donuts around. Parking can sometimes be an issue on weekend mornings.

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Central FLorida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After 7 or 8 PM, the donuts are hot and fresh. Donut Man has the best apple fritters imaginable. They are a little hole in the wall place across from the Publix. They serve coffee, donuts, apple fritters, and the like. It has become an institution around here, and many locals hang out savoring a confection. One new year's eve... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is number 3 of 175 restaurants on Trip Advisor? I will say this: I really liked the feel of the place. It is the quintessential, old school donut shop, complete with the diner-style counter and tables. Prices were reasonable. If you want a coffee and donut and little else, it's fine. That said, the coffee was just okay, my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

They have the BEST donuts ever! I might have to go get one right now! You can call ahead and they will have your order ready in a box for you at the drive thru! Friendly and the donuts are ALWAYS FRESH! Most of the time they are even warm when you get them.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Only one word will suffice in describing this place--unique. It's not fancy by any means. But, what it lacks in ambiance it more than makes up for in great taste. I highly recommend the apple fritters--they really are the best in the world!!! Give this place a try, you'll be glad you did. If you don't want to go inside,... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I had heard good things about the doughnuts here and stopped by one morning to pick some up for my daughter's work place. The maple bacon doughnuts took a few minutes to prepare, but according to the girl's at her clinic, they were delicious. All the doughnuts looked yummy. I went around 8:30 am and the place was pretty busy... More 

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Port Orange
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were visiting Winter Haven and were looking for a quick dessert. Luckily, we landed at the Donut Man. I had a Boston Cream and a traditional glazed donut. They were delicious and left me wanting more. My wife raved about her sour cream donut. Besides being amazing donuts, they were also a bargain! We look forward to a return... More 

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Rockledge, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

ONLY $7.75 for a dozen of the best donuts around......we still can't believe how they can charge so little for donuts which are the best in town.........waaay better than those donuts at the 'chains' which charge like 95 cents apiece for !!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1290 6th St. NW, Winter Haven, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries

Description

Best donuts around
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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