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Whitney Donut & Sandwich Shop

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2574 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All 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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Wilton, Connecticut
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not to be missed. What a great find to come across this little place. A total opposite from chain joints. The food is real. All the sandwiches and salads are first rate. And if you are looking for something sweet, try the apple turnovers.

Thank M-Bob21200
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for delicious homemade soup in winter and great homemade sandwiches all year long. I recommend calling your order in for easy pick up at window. A consistently good place for a lunch that doesn't break the bank! I forgot to mention the donuts are the real deal!!! The best around and I don't even like donuts! Pick up... More 

Thank Leslie H
Stuck in MA
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248 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We didn't know we had to buy at the cash register but the staff were friendly enough to serve us at the countertop. Great donuts - soft and fresh. Coffee was good and hot but not memorable. All in all, worth the trip.

Thank BixUS
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I go to Whitney Donuts 2-3 times a month. Their donuts are better than DD and their coffee and sandwiches are always fresh and tasty! Enjoy! The restaurant is on Whitney Avenue about a mile north of town hall on the right.

Thank Junie1224
Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great people, fresh food. Skip the chains.... This is the place to go! Donuts, bagels, sandwiches -- best around.

Thank GeoffK1
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Other "chain" Donut restaurants do not compare to Whitney Donut! Always fresh and a wide variety of choices in this local establishment.

Thank Linda K
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

A hometown business. Hometown taste. Great value. Had breakfast sandwhiches 2 eggs, sausage, on a toasted hard roll. Delish! Prices are reasonable. Food is always good.

Thank Rich K
Hamden, CT
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Whitney Donut is absolutely the best. Everything is homemade and fresh. If you like Apple Fritters, this is the place to go.

Thank Bottleofjoy
Hamden, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Best coffee Bagels and donuts Everything made that day And sandwiches made on the spot Excellent service for both sitting there and take out Portions are good

Thank janetalling
Killingworth, Connecticut
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203 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Great family owned and run restaurant and donut shop.!! The donuts are HUGE and taste fantastic !!! Stop in for anything and you will not be disappointed !! Enjoy!!

Thank Tech G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 am - 5:00 pm
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: 2032489095
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?