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306 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 671-6111
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 39
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
2nd best donut shop in town

When rockets, opened we were excited and enjoyed their donuts, but after a while they started to be greasy, or had a burnt taste to them. They also are quite a bit more expensive then the other donut shops in Bellingham. The store on Holly, is quite quaint and they have lot's of seating. Over... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
579michealc
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Bellingham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When rockets, opened we were excited and enjoyed their donuts, but after a while they started to be greasy, or had a burnt taste to them. They also are quite a bit more expensive then the other donut shops in Bellingham. The store on Holly, is quite quaint and they have lot's of seating. Over all they are fine but... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

And it's not even donuts. It's their cinnamon rolls! For those of you who love gobs of thick frosting, they've got that, but for people like me who prefer simplicity they actually made a scaled back version without the frosting but just a thick top layer of chopped nuts. SO GOOD! Every time I get near Holly Street I can... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If this is your first time to Bellingham, or even if your a local who hasn't made it in yet Rocket Donuts is the place to go! They have any and every kind of donuts you could think of, great staff and an amazing atmosphere. Who doesn't love hanging out in a room full of props from 1950's Horror/Sci-fi movies!?... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stopped by here on a road trip. Much to my surprise they had a doughnut that was not only gluten free, but also vegan. While for breakfast I think I still might take one of Seattle's Mighty-O donuts over the Rocket donut, after a meal, the Rocket donut might be the winner. Both are moist, tasty, and have a... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Pre-vegan, I was a frequent Rocket customer. I can attest that their standard donuts are creamy, light and super yummy. The only complaint I had was the crullers, which are a miss. If you've ever had an authentic French cruller you'll understand that Rocket's version doesn't come close to the light, airy, dreaminess that a cruller can be. Now that... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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121 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I was intrigued by this place because of their awesome stainless steel looking rocket out front along with a trick mural depicting days of old. Then I parked out front on the street side and went in for a big surprise. The donuts, especially the blueberry and the apple fritter were delectable and light. This was a fun experience.

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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Bought a dozen but wanted more...out of cro-nuts...next time for sure. Stayed fresh brought in BC...Great service ladies

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Vancouver
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We love and laugh with our yummy donuts at Rocket... creative and delish. We always buy a monster donut just because we can ;-) and wow it is so good. Enough to share for 6 or more, unless you are married to my husband! The staff are cute and helpful, a great area to antique shop and walk about town... More 

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Delta, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This donut shop has a big rocket statue outside & a cool mural on the brick wall. I had a maple bacon donut and coffee, my son had a raspberry jelly donut, no drink. The donuts were pretty good, the bacon was rather tasteless though although I was surprised at how well the 2 went together. The jelly was very... More 

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Rocky Point, New York
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81 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This would be a disaster if we lived close by. The bakery items are beyond belief. We bought a donut each the first day and three different one each the second day so we could have them back in our condo for dessert, breakfast, any excuse.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 306 W Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: (360) 671-6111
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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