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Downyflake

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed October 12, 2019

Delicious blueberry muffins, eggs and coffee. Comfy place with a lot of locals eating. Convenient to Stop & Shop and other stores. Not touristy.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

Went for the DONUTS and they were AWESOME! And coffee and tea were hot. What more do you want?!! Can’t address pancakes or table service as we sat on benches out front and enjoyed the morning.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 19, 2019

How can such a mediocre place be so popular? I fell for the hype and ordered blueberry pancakes—they were mushy, not cooked, the blueberries were hard (how can blueberries be hard?) and the so-called blueberry syrup was colored sugar water. I complained and wasn’t charged.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

This breakfast did definitely not live up to the hype! It was all just ok and our waitress was so rude! Was my first and last visit! Too many other great places!!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

These donuts are the perfect size and they weren't too dry. They're cash only ($1) and come in cinnamon sugar, chocolate frosted, coconut, and plain. We got a chocolate and coconut and they were both amazing. 

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Our doughnuts were still warm! They were worth a trip. The rest of the food I would skip. It’s just basic dinner food.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

Eating at Downyflake is like putting on your favorite t-shirt. Comfortable, and homey. The staff members who have been there for years add to the charm. The baked goods by the front door keep calling me back in, particularly the Raspberry Brambles. When heated up,...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

I went to Nantucket for a day to be with clients of the human service organization where I work. One woman -- a lifelong "local" -- suggested we have lunch at Downyflake. Perfect choice. This legendary spot is not downtown, yet not far off the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Went for breakfast and got a doughnut to go. Breakfast was just ok. I was hoping for a wow factor. But was disappointed. The fresh squeezed orange juice was delicious though. The doughnuts obviously are the pull here. I would just get one of those...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

What a find! This place has an excellent breakfast. I had eggs, homefries, bacon, and a doughnut. Doughnuts are only $1. The sugar coated doughnut was delicious. Iced coffee was good too!

Date of visit: June 2019
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patty10808
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