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Whitney Donut & Sandwich Shop

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2574 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
+1 203-248-9095
Today
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hartford
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been eating their fantastic large home-style donuts for years. Today was our first lunch visit and it won't be our last. We had the day's special corned beef sandwich.... so generously filled. Perfectly prepared. Very friendly staff. A small eatery, but fast, attentive service.

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Thank Lorna W
hamden
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never get donuts or apple fritters anywhere but here. Freshly baked and delicious. Busy shop but the service is friendly and fast.

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Thank bmurray24
Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was fantastic great tasting donuts a a variety coffees Very quick service there is no wait service at the tables but there is at the counter it makes the service faster and more efficient

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Thank Diane D
Naples, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to sit at the counter and people watch or maybe just chat while enjoying some hot coffee and one of their delicious egg sandwiches or donuts. There's also a drive-thru for those in a hurry.

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Thank CalliopeKillDrive
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They have amazing soup and sandwiches and they are ready at the same speed as fast food restaurants and it is so much healthier and more delicious!!

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Thank Sonja S
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Been great for many years . Started as a donut shop about 35 years ago and was better than Dunkin . They also made great rolls . When they moved down the road , they expanded the menu and put in a drive through for easier access . They also created gift cards . Pete and Marcia have been overseeing... More 

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Thank John H
West Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Delicious convenient, my co workers and I go there frequently and always get great friendly service. Highly recommended

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Pa
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256 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

We were passing through town and selected Hamden as a place to stop essentially at random while on a road trip. Whitney Donut is a local haunt, where we were about the only people the staff didn't know by name, and yet we were treated with a great deal of attention. We ordered sandwiches and were pleased with the quality,... More 

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Thank travelguyPa
Hamden
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Come here for the best donuts around! The coconut donuts and carrot cake muffins here are the very best. I brought them to some meetings and people from outside the area have mentioned they have made special trips to Whitney Donut since I introduced them to these delicacies. I have visited other highly recommended shops around the area and find... More 

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Thank ICFG
Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Whitney donut may have some of the best donuts in Hamden. They have phenomenal sandwiches and lunches, and the staff is always so pleasant. They will do their absolute best to accommodate dietary needs. You won't be disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2574 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-248-9095
Description
Whitney Donut Shop sells pastries, coffee, and sandwiches. A local favorite.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?