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“Smart idea!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Donut Experiment

The Donut Experiment
210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
1 941-896-3172
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Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $12
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bakeries, Family Fare, Donuts
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Welcome to The Donut Experiment, where every donut is your creation! We start with a delicious, fresh-made cake donut and then you pick from our huge selection of icings and toppings. Yours can be as simple as plain or glazed or as crazy as key lime, maple bacon or Sriracha. Stop by today and begin your own experiment.
Ravenna, OH
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Smart idea!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The donuts are all cake, and quite delicious! They will dip them in a variety of toppings - caramel, maple, glaze, chocolate etc. and then in nuts, sprinkles, coconut - etc., etc. Fresh and worth the $12 a dozen - at least once while on the island.

Visited June 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Best donuts ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

Great news for AMI, bad news for waistlines. These are the freshest donuts I've ever had - they actually come out of the machine in front of you. Then you choose from a bunch if glazes and then toppings (about 20). They do that right in front of you and the only issue can be if a whole family rocks up and wants a dozen donuts and have no idea what they want! Despite that, it's worth the wait, as they are delicious, crash and not at all greasy.

A must visit on AMI.

Visited May 2013
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Cheshire
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7 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great donuts!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

The donuts are great from here, not greasy and lots of toppings and icings to choose from. My only grouch was that the guy who served us( not sure if he was the owner) was a bit on the miserable side,maybe he was having an off day but he couldn't even break a smile for my 6 year old grandson!

Visited May 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“voted best restaurant for a reason”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

cake donuts made to order not sitting around waiting for some one to buy them. Once made you pick a icing then a topping of your choice, many to choose from and so good those hot donuts!

Visited May 2013
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Macomb, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“yummy fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Kids enjoyed selecting their own toppings. Tasty cake donuts. Friendly owners who moved to AMI from the North to live their dream on the island.

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    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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