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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
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7:30 pm - 12:58 am
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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to do the back door, Back Door evening buy. The experience is truly Martha's Vineyard - standing in line after 8 pm for a delicious donut - doesn't get much better than this.

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East Providence, Rhode Island
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a nice place. Have never seen anything like it. After 7pm you go to the back door of the bakery and order what you want. They are in there cooking. The donut comes out gooey and hot. My apple fritter was delicious and huge. Will go back again and again

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Alcala de Guadaira, Spain
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were only in MV for two nights and each time we stopped here to get some fresh donuts for a snack! It's kind of difficult to find if you don't know where you're going but you can most likely follow your nose! I recommend the coconut and butternut, but if you're unsure, ask them which donuts just came out!!... More 

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wondered why people were lining up in the back of the bakery in the early evening, then I smelled the donuts cooking. I waited in line for one of the just cooked apple fritters and experienced a piece of heaven!! It not only melted in your mouth, but the combination of cinnamon and sugar was delightful.

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Thank Car0l0227
Yarmouthport
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cool place after fine dining experience and out for a stroll on Circuit Ave after dusk. Line goes quick. Donuts hot off the press.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped by late in the afternoon so kind of expected it not to wow us. Got the chocolate cake donut and it was pretty dry, but half price 😉 due to being late in the day. Friends got some other flavored and said about the same.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First of all, you don't have to wait until 7 pm for the apple fritters. The front of Back Door Donuts is the Martha's Vineyard Gourmet Cafe and Bakery (#2 here on TA), which is open during the day. We enjoyed a deliciously warm, fresh-from-the-oven apple fritter at 10:30 am on a Saturday. The fritter itself is a combination of... More 

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Colfax
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful donuts - especially the bacon/maple syrup donut. BUT don't over eat or you will get a belly ache. Fun talking with everyone waiting in line - a good meeting place

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend at least one visit! Delightful, donut shop! Fritter large enough to share with 3 others🙊🙊🙊

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Thank cheryls1152
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apple fritters and coconut donuts, leave your diet at the door and go for a nice long walk afterwards

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
Monday
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
Thursday
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
Friday
7:30 pm - 12:58 am
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?