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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best donuts in the USA!

This is my favorite bakery in the U.S.! I travel extensively and always try new bakeries but this one stands out because the donuts are the freshest and best tasting. Whenever my family visits me in Grand Marais, they are treated to a box full of donuts. The smiles on their faces are priceless... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
CWiger
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is my favorite bakery in the U.S.! I travel extensively and always try new bakeries but this one stands out because the donuts are the freshest and best tasting. Whenever my family visits me in Grand Marais, they are treated to a box full of donuts. The smiles on their faces are priceless as they tell me how much... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The donuts really are great and they're not a regular part of our diet. They open at 6am and close when they run out, at around 4, so be warned. Lots of variety and a place to sit if you like. Standard Minnesota coffee.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Best donuts ever, can't wait to go back! We go to Grand Marais every year and this is a must stop, the whole family loves this place. My kids love the skizzles, I prefer the rollie pollies. So glad this place stays the same. Don't change a thing !

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Lincoln, Illinois
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a nice little stop for a quick drink and donut. I had glazed and my husband had cake. They were very good but maybe not the best. In addition we had coffee and hot chocolate. We sat in the small dining room, and it was wonderful to see the pictures customers had sent and read the notes. If... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

terrific donuts, I have worked in many bakeries and these are truly the best around. always stop here when I am in town.

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We are locals here in Grand Marais and we bring our four kids to the Donut Shop often. Our kids are never disappointed. They have a great selection of Donuts, fast and speedy service, and they have fun serving people. There is limited seating inside, maybe 5 or so booths that can seat about 20 people, but there is some... More 

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Elk River, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

While the little boys were highly impressed by a three-wheeled motorcycle parked outside, they soon joined us in our appreciation of the sweets inside the World’s Best Donuts Shop. Eating outside along the lake only enhanced the quality of the glazed cake donuts, chocolate long johns, and raspberry jelly filled Bismarck’s.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Really good donuts. They sell out early in the afternoon, so make your purchase in the morning if possible.

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Minneapolis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I haven't had donuts this good since my grandmother made them in her cast iron skillet, just be prepared to stand in line for a little while.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I had a cinnamon donut. It was so good I had to go back and get another one. There is often a long queue at the front door, but there's a take-out window at the side that's quicker.

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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: Donuts

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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