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The Donut Experiment

210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-896-3172
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake donuts” (164 reviews)
“dozen donuts” (20 reviews)
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210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the doughnut experiment on a super rainy Sunday morning. Even though it was pouring people were lined up outside to get these doughnuts. The lines moved quickly and now we know why everyone was waiting, the doughnuts were delicious!!!!

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow: delicious hot freshly made donuts, delicious hot premium coffee, and the nicest people serving you. All at great prices. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Xiomara B
Reviewed 3 days ago

these donuts are outstanding. the only issue, is that it is stuffy and over crowded. You have to write down what kind of donuts on a chart rather than telling the workers what you want. There is no where to go because it's so crowded...More

Thank Mack R
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

GET THERE EARLY! Always a line but worth every minute of the wait. So many choices on a yummy cake like doughnut. We go every time we are in AMI

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The freshest, lightest, tastiest donuts I've had (though admittedly I'm Scottish so I don't have a lot to compare with except Krispy Kreme). Great fun for kids to choose their glaze & topping. Friendly staff. Not too busy when we went probably due to thunder...More

Thank moisy12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped on a Sunday morning to get a dozen doughnuts for our week vacation in Anna Maria. This is a very popular place as evidenced by the packed crowd almost elbow to elbow waiting on their order. All the doughnuts are cake type, and...More

Thank hokiedawg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The donuts here were awesome but get here early. Our second stop we did at 9:30 and the line was out the door. Definite recommend.

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids loved this place and so did we. Iced coffee was good and the donuts were fun with lots of choices. We went several times while on the island.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were busy when my wife and I stopped in to get donuts for our family. Got 6 different types of donuts. All were excellent. They are busy for a reason. Can't go to Anna Maria island without visiting this place at least once.

Thank BKBB02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness is all I can say about the maple glazed with bacon..... it was to die for. Literally after we ate the 1st one we was planning another trip to get more before we leave town. We got a variety of cake donuts...More

Thank Xraykittykat
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December 19, 2016|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
If I had to guess, I would say not inside. But the eating area outside was nice!
November 20, 2016|
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Response from jlfla | Reviewed this property |
No yeast donuts during out visits.
February 29, 2016|
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Response from mobeachbetty | Reviewed this property |
I would avoid if I had any type of nut allergy.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-896-3172
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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. We also serve premium, local roasted coffee and espresso drinks.
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