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The Donut Shop

3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 250-723-2213
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“cake donuts” (12 reviews)
“dozen donuts” (3 reviews)
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6:30 am - 4:30 pmAll hours
Cafe, Fast Food, Canadian
3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Must admit that these are pretty damn good donuts? Are they the best on Vancouver Island? I feel I ought to eat a few more before I decide... So go, go and try these tasty donuts and judge for yourself! If you are in Port...More

Thank egavaghan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a little, non-descript doughnut shop producing fresh, delicious cake doughnuts in a number of varieties. A must-stop for us any time we're in the area.

Thank aslang962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are the best home made donuts on the Island, made fresh daily and so many different flavours to pick from. Must try in PA.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed May 16, 2017

I was really craving a chocolate donut when I saw this place. The donuts were great and just what the doctor ordered.

Thank jcmd2017
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Have been here a few times recently, later in the afternoon. Although most of the donuts were long gone by then, there were still a half dozen or more types to choose from. Still fresh even later in the day. Not sure if they have...More

1  Thank Sandy L
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

We stopped to explore Port Alberni as we travelled between Ucluelet to Courtenay. Our visit to The Donut Shop was awesome. The Donut Shop sells absolutely delicious cake donuts that aren't too huge (like my grandma used to make). The toppings are really varied and...More

1  Thank Beverly1957
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a small place with very basic amenities that is not expensive. That being said, the small cake-type donuts are unique and shouldn't be missed. The lemon coconut was best.

1  Thank 656Victoria656
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Been going here for years for donut's. My recommendation is the coconut topped one's, they are delicious! Will keep coming back for more, we love supporting local businesses.

1  Thank Riley A
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Every time we pass by The Donut Shop we buy donuts for everyone. My favorite are the chocolate and my daughters favorite are the lemon with sprinkles. Fresh tasting and Delicious! Love em.

1  Thank CarlaPortAlberni
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Wow! This little donut shop has donuts to crow about! So fresh and yummy! Just a little shop so don't all rush in at the same time :) Coffee and other light foods also on the menu. Close to the water.

Thank AgassizBCgirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Fast Food, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-2213
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