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Back Door Donuts

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5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-3688
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Half the fun is waiting on line . Excellent donuts at very reasonable prices . The apple fritters are as good as you can get.

Thank samjs2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has vacationed on MV for years, and we've always loved Back Door Donuts ever since we tried them. The donuts are amazing, even when we bought them inside during the afternoon and didn't wait at the back door for them. We also loved their other baked goods, and the customer service was always great! We got an apple... More 

Thank Stephanie C
Asheville, North Carolina
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Within easy walking distance from Isabelle's beach house. We went for an after dinner treat. We recommend the quick visit!

Thank ALWP
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

I love back door donuts. If you go I definitely recommend the apple fritters, they are out of this world. If your are on island, it's a must go.

Thank bigpapi18
San Francisco, California
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

I don't like the baked goods at Back Door Donuts. Lot's of reputation, but poor quality. This review is based on two visits to the bakery in early October. The chocolate donuts (the flavor that is the bellwether of a bakery's qualtity) were dry and flavorless. Eating it with eyes closed, one would not be able to identify it as... More 

Thank 133travels
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Unreal if you ever thought a warm donut was not on your bucket list your missing out the lines move fast

Thank russc77
Altadena, California
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

After a big dinner, then live music with drinks, we realized we were very close to Back Door Donuts at the right time. Went and got a few donuts including the HUGE Apple Fritter. They were very good and it was a fun experience.

Thank NatAtHome
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

If you're visiting the Vineyard, it's a one night experience for the family. The line is long, but you'll make new friends as you get closer to the aroma of fresh baked goods. Great choices, but I'm partial to the apple fritter. Get a batch and enjoy.

Thank Nomisnek
Naples, Florida
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is the place for apple fritters - huge and delicious. Other baked goods are great as well. You have to visit here at least once so you know what you're missing when you decide not go there for that back door donut at 8 pm.

Thank PhillyBoy21
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

One of our annual, multi-night stops and a must have for my kids! These are so good when warm and at the end of a night on the town. Go around 9:30-11:30 PM to avoid the long lines.

Thank traduke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-3688

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