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Lakewood, Washington, USA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I stopped in to grab a few donut goodies for myself and some to use as bribery for a business transaction later. The quality is always good and the staff are friendly and fast. Wish I could eat donuts more often but alas they catch up with the scale.You won't be disappointed.

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Seattle, Washington
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90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Home grown version of your typical donut shop. Prices are reasonable, donuts are plentiful, and they have a drive-thru. The lobby is small, but the service is quick. The place is always busy, which is a good indication of the local community support for a family owned business.

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Relatively new owner is finally getting it right! This has been a love/hate relationship for years.The last few years was mostly hate,greasy donuts,lousy selections,now they are great once again!

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Spokane, Washington, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I haven't lived in the area that long, but this place came recommended. I was haooy to find it is on my walk route to and from work. Nice little shop, has a drive thru. The price for the size of the donuts can't be beat! One of my favorites is the bluberry glazed.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Was not sure about this place at first. I thought it would be just your average donut shop, but I was really surprised. This has to be one of the best donuts I have had in a long time. Awesome!

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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261 reviews 261 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Well today I finally stopped at the House of Donuts of Lakewood, WA. My wife had bragged about it for several years. She got an Apple Fritter. It was very good; more like a rolled pastry than the normal free shape an apple fritter usually is. Great apple taste and fresh. I ordered a Marionberry Scone. It looked more like... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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91 reviews 91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

News Flash!!! House of Donuts closed for about a month for the transition to a new owner. He updated a few things, but retained the most important aspect of this Lakewood landmark: The Outstanding Donuts! The same recipes are in play every day, and the quality hasn't slipped even a fraction. I picked up two dozen assorted pieces of awesome... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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91 reviews 91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Okay, I'm a retired cop, and one of the deals 25 years ago when I worked out of the local precinct was if you were late to roll call for dayshift, you had to by a box of donuts for your squad at House of Donuts. Big, yeasty, warm glazed pillows of awesome, which filled the place with an almost-erotic... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Go for the maple bars and the scones. This place is known for the best donuts around and that is not far fetched at all.

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portland, OR
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103 reviews 103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

If you like a sweet, sugary treat, you cannot go wrong here. I had the maple covered fried cake; Mom had lemon. Both of us were saying these are the best donuts ever, and we're sugar-holics with donut experience on both coasts. BEST EVER!

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Additional Information about House of Donuts of Lakewood

Address: 9638 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Tacoma, WA 98499-1516
Phone Number: (253) 588-2647
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Donuts

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