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Donuts With a Difference

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35 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155-4605
+1 781-396-1021
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good12%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lemon filled” (2 reviews)
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35 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155-4605
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

You have to get there by 0800 am ,because they will run out . The donuts are made fresh everyday. The donut does hold for next day. You cannot do that with any other donut. SIMPLY BEST!

Reviewed November 8, 2017

we have these donuts very second wednesday of the month at bingo that wednesday is the best night for bingo,the pots are high because you get a free donut,they are light and fluffy and filled so you can see it out side of the donut.yummy...More

Thank bubbama2017
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

These are the only donuts that don't give me a stomachache and are a good size but very light. The lemon and jelly glaze are to die for and the Boston creme are delicious. Generously filled and fresh daily these are my favs. I have...More

Thank Lydia C
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Co-worker brought these in today as an office treat. 2 dozen donuts devoured in seconds. These are the best donuts I have had in a long, long time. So fresh, the glazed was like a cloud of airy deliciousness. I can't believe I hadn't heard...More

Thank cocoajean
Reviewed May 23, 2017

There's not much to say other than this place serves up the best donuts around. They keep it simple. Nothing fancy like all the new donut places around town putting bacon and maple syrup on cake donuts and charging $3-$4 a pop. These guys have...More

Thank djnadina
Reviewed February 6, 2017

delicious fresh donuts, made in house! i like the cinnamon coffee rolls too. populatspot, always busy when i've been there.

Thank marybeth02140
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Not fancy donuts, not crazy donuts, just plain amazing old fashioned donuts. Don't expect to find sage and maple infused topped with bourban bacon glace donuts. What you will find is what a donut should be.....simple and delicious!

Thank Bradley88
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We love this place...When they have donuts. Do not go when they first open thinking you will get fresh out of the oven donuts as they have not even started cooking yet. This place is really good when they do decide to have donuts on...More

Thank mlegler
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I've walked here many times and usually before I get home the donuts are half gone. Best of Boston reviewed and worth it. Not massive donuts but so darn good! Selection varies by what their making and time of day. Small shop so get there...More

Thank Josh79b
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Move over Dunkin. Donuts with a Difference a long time business in Medford Square is appropriately named. Their is nothing like biting into a donuts with substance. By that I mean it has that homemade taste. Always filled, always fresh made right in the back...More

Thank kneeshond
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 12:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155-4605
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: +1 781-396-1021
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