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

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  • 248
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  • 21
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  • 3
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  • 1
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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
Most recent review
Delicious!!

Best donuts around! We always make it a point to stop and get donuts before we head up the gunflint trail for our annual camping trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
April B
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Best donuts around! We always make it a point to stop and get donuts before we head up the gunflint trail for our annual camping trip!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Blown away by the deliciousness of the cinnamon sugar cake donut at World's Best. Its their original and best-seller. All the flavors were great but the cinnamon sugar was perfect, crunchy crisp on outside and warm soft pastry on inside. These donuts make crispy cremes taste like stale little debbies. Tiny place. Closed on Mondays in the fall.

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indianapolis, IN
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186 reviews 186 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

These really are great donuts. You need to get there early, though, as when they are out they close the place!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

These are really the worlds best donuts. They are made fresh, all the time. A really good asortment to pick from. Really , really good. If your in Grand Marais, you must stop .

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Hovland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

i stop in here in the summer and usually just have the imperfect donuts unless there aren't any. Everything they make rocks!

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Minnesota
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Unique small town donut place. Nothing special but in Grand Marais so it makes it unique. We went there when we were in town. Donuts were nothing special but Grand Marais is!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Who doesn't love homemade doughnuts?!?! These were great and we loved the selection. We even bought some to take home and they tasted great the next day!

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

As a local Grand Marais-er, I treat myself to these wonderful treats often. Grab a cup of coffee and a delicious treat and enjoy the nearby beach. There isn't much seating inside. But there is plenty of beach outside! My favorite is the maple bar, but I've never had a donut there that was bad.

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I'm not really a big donut fan, I can take them or leave them, but I can not leave these donuts! I had a long john and it was still warm! Perfect crispness and sinful gooey filling. I will be sure to get them every time I am in Grand Marais now that I know!

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

On a cool fall morning, nothing is better than a skizzle and coffee from World's Best Donuts. The coffee is OK, but the pastries are very good. Part of the experience is the small building and all of the smells of fresh donuts. It wouldn't be the same if you visited a similar business in a metropolitan setting. This is... More 

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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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