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

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
After Tony's cake donuts you will never want Dunkin orKrspy Kreme again

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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San Antonio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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 

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Portland, Maine
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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.

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Portland, Maine
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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.

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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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews 76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Furthermore, these are the best jelly donuts ever. They are moist, good sized, and have a lot of jelly. You can get them powdered, glazed, or with granulated sugar coating them. I also love their bismarks. (If you don't know, that's two longer donuts with a very sweet cream filling and jelly in the middle of the sandwich.) The coffee's... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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144 reviews 144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I heard they were good and finally stopped by to try them. I got a raised glazed and a strawberry jelly. The texture of the dough is different from what I'm used to. Not too much glaze but there was a sweetness to the dough itself so it didn't need much glaze at all. The strawberry jelly had not glaze... More 

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Colchester, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We discovered this gem by reading Trip Advisor reviews--this has made our stay in Portland better than ever. We got a large selection of donuts to try & all of them were moist & delicious. The jelly donut had an amazing pull-apart texture & the jelly was great, too. The lemon filled was just as tasty, and the glazed was... More 

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My wife and I ALWAYS stop at Tony's every time we visit Portland. The donuts are so delicious. Always very fresh, and they have that good old fashioned taste. Everything has such a nice, "home made" taste to it. And they have lots of unique flavors that you won't find at some boring chain. The atmosphere is really homey and... More 

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Portland, Maine
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Tony's is a Portland landmark. No frills, just great pastries and "sinker" donuts. The staff is great and the prices are very reasonable. Tony's does things the treid & true way--good ingredients, great recipes, and the end results are always a treat.

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South Pasadena, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stumbled on this place staying at the Clarion Hotel across the street! They have without a doubt the absolute best donuts and pastries I've ever had ... and I've had a LOT! If you happen to be anywhere in the vicinity, you owe it to yourself to visit and pick up a bag full of whatever strikes your fancy... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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