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The Donut Shop

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Cafe, Canadian
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3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 250-723-2213
6:30 am - 4:30 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Unlike chain donut shops, cake style and baked fresh with a variety of flavours. Located at Harbour Quay. Eat in or take home.

2 Thank Donna G
Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Big assortment of fresh well prepared non greasy doughnuts. They also pack them nicely flat in a pizza box so they stay nice and just like you picked them when you take them away. Good job! We go there every time we're in Port.

2 Thank GlenMClark
Port Alberni, Canada
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Very often we take donuts to different place of business, who have given us excellent service, as a thank you treat,

2 Thank donwatl
Port Alberni, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Actually that's not quite right - I haven't had a better donut anywhere. Unbelievably fresh and so many varieties!

1 Thank Randi C
Tofino, Canada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Best donuts ever. Homemade and delicious. Try the coconut. After eating theses you won't ever want any other. I could eat one of these every day.

1 Thank LittleDread
Comox, Canada
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321 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

Ohhhh two places on Vancouver Island that have a reputation for the best donuts. I gotta admit - the donut was delicious and I will come back for more next visit to Port Alberni. YUM

1 Thank DiscoverAndEnjoy
Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016

My 88 year old father was in heaven. He was so happy to get a donut (or 2, perhaps it may of even been 3).

1 Thank D W
Coquitlam, BC
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016

The donuts here were homemade. Very tasty. Puts Timmy Horts to shame. Great little discovery near the quaint waterfront shops. Loved it, especially the "peanut butter donut."

1 Thank John M
Port Alberni, Canada
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I just moved to Port Albernie and the doughnut shop is out at the harbour quay, so the whole area is a must see, farmers market Saturdays and craft artist's on Sunday's. But you cannot go there and not try a doughnut, light fluffy cake doughnut's with so many flavours, my favorite Lemon Glaze. There is even a Maple Bacon... More 

Thank jan y
Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Heavy, yummy donuts! the maple bacon was great, and the lemon coconut heavenly. They are delicious...

Thank 2012conferencetravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?