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World's Best Donuts

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10 E Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 56604
(218) 387-1345
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 32
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
We had to stop at World's

We picked up two dozen for our group and we were not disappointed. The earlier you visit the better off you are in terms of choices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
HotelWhiskey06
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked up two dozen for our group and we were not disappointed. The earlier you visit the better off you are in terms of choices.

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Thank HotelWhiskey06
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This is our stop for breakfast when we go thru Grand Marais. We usually grab an extra bag of donut holes to go for the road.

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Thank Lina L
Clearwater Beac
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We saw a line forming outside this donut shop while enjoying Grand Marais. I hoped the line meant the donuts were good. OMG. They are the best! They were still fresh and warm when we went through the little place to order them. There is enough room for you to look at the donuts when you walk in and view... More 

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Thank Brenda B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Just a piece of advice if there is a really long line at a donut shop there has to be a reason. For us that reason turned out to be a the world's best donuts. We arrived late in the season to find a sizeable line for what we assumed was a regular donut shop. Let me tell you this... More 

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Thank kevinlkaiser
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I love donuts. I frequent as many places as possible. And this place has some of the very best donuts I've ever tasted in the U.S. Very fresh, great selection, friendly service, and overall goodness. This is a must stop when you're in Grand Marais.

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Thank Rich P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This is and has always been the perfect traditional getaway for so many years. The family-feel and the consistent bakery offerings are sure to make me come back as long as I am in town. They have many different varieties of donuts and offer a nice place to sit and enjoy them with your cup of coffee. Go here!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We saw the sign and had to try the donuts. Guess what... the best donut I ever had. So good I had to have 2 of them.

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1 Thank John G
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This little institution of Grand Marais has always been either closed for the season or closed for being sold out when we have been here in the past. This trip we decided to try earlier in the morning on their last day of the season. We bought one each of a classic plain, cinnamon sugar, powdered sugar, and an apple... More 

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Thank OliverandLisa
Becker, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Get in line early because they do run out. Warm, delicious and the best donuts we've ever had. I had the cinnamon, and my husband tried the banana cream filled long john. He actually used the word "heavenly". They're closed for the season, but we'll be back for more next summer!

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Thank Tamara R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

That I don't think, but good donuts nevertheless. Cute little place with nice staff. Donuts are good and priced normal. Thanks for that.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 E Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 56604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: (218) 387-1345

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children

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