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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.
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.
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
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
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