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Whitney Donut & Sandwich Shop

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2574 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT
2032489095
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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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Leslie H
Stuck in MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank BixUS
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Junie1224
Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank GeoffK1
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank Linda K
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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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.

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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.

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Thank Bottleofjoy
Hamden, Connecticut
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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

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Thank janetalling
Killingworth, Connecticut
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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!!

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Thank Gardner P
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Love this donut shop! They have apple fritters that are to die for. They are fried so the ends are a little crispy with a ton of glaze on them, not too many apples but the cinnamon and bites of apples make this the most delicious donut shop item I have ever had! You won't be disappointed...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: 2032489095
Description
Whitney Donut Shop sells pastries, coffee, and sandwiches. A local favorite.

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