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Tony's Donut Shop

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9 Bolton St, Portland, ME 04102-2501
(207) 772-2727
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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Best Jelly Donuts Ever!

My family has had a summer place in New Gloucester for quite a number of years. The big treat was to get donuts from Tony's. My favorite, and they are all excellent, is by far the jelly that I ask them to powder while I watch. I could eat a half dozen in one sitting, but I control myself and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Standish, Maine
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Standish, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has had a summer place in New Gloucester for quite a number of years. The big treat was to get donuts from Tony's. My favorite, and they are all excellent, is by far the jelly that I ask them to powder while I watch. I could eat a half dozen in one sitting, but I control myself and... More 

Thank LDP15
Freehold, NJ
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I love donuts and I was excited to try this donut shop. It was within walking distance to where I was staying. It is rather dark when you walk in. We ordered a variety of donuts to try. They didn't taste fresh and they were very dry. Even though we ordered different flavors-lemon, coconut, etc. they all tasted the same.

Thank TLMatino
Leesport, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We stayed across the street and decided to give Tony's a try. The donuts were good and coffee hot. Friendly non pushy staff. While munching our quick breakfast at least 15 people came and went. Very popular.

Thank jkrezdorn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I think this is my 3rd trip to Tony's and I'm a sucker for their old school mom & pop shop. Lots of flavors but it surprises me they don't have any frosted donuts. There are other interesting ones like molasses glazed (or non glazed) and many other baked items to choose from. I was a little bummed that there... More 

Thank Joanie881
Portland, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Been around a long time and locals as well as tourists love it there. Personally, I think the donuts are just OK. I prefer the cinnamon sugar donuts at another bakery located in South Portland. I will give Tony's another try and hope for the best. When they had a branch in South Portland (for over a year), the coffee... More 

Thank BeeMelissa
Fort Montgomery, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We visit Tony's every year (for past 35 yrs) and get mouth watering donuts. It's a must eat place to go!

Thank cdme
San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Tucked away on a little street off Congress west of downtown Portland is the source of the best doughnuts I have ever had. In a friendly shop where one can get doughnuts,coffee or a bit more.I first tasted their product at a local store in Portland suburbs where theywere a featured pastry item.Then my brother learned the source. We went... More 

Thank dkmkakektk
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The kids ask to go to Tony's every weekend, it is hard to say no when we all love it. We all have our favorites: mine is the molasses. The front cases are full of other baked goods including lemon squares.

Thank beverlyjoy
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This place is a local's gem, hidden away next to Congress Street. Old time Italian bakery, complete with smart older folks chatting at the tables - they know where to get the best pastries in town. Their cream horns are the best I've ever tasted.

Thank TRichards19
Kennebunk, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Purchased a dozen assorted crullers at So. Portland location in the morning as a treat for a visiting out-of-town guest. Tried them with coffee that afternoon. The glazed crullers were heavy, with a stale texture. Unglazed were ok, but still not as fresh as expected. Called the number on the box to comment on this..asked if their products were made... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Bolton St, Portland, ME 04102-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: (207) 772-2727


Open Hours
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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