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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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Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 12:58 am
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Iowa City, Iowa
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fresh, hot and delicious. Fair price too. An experience in Oak Bluff. DAytime, the bakery is also worth trying, their cakes are delicious and good for birthdays!

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Thank Ray T
Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You start by lining up in the parking lot by the back door of a restaurant. The line forms an hour before they open. There's a big chalk board with all the donuts and prices on it that you can read while you wait to be served. The donuts are great, but the entire experience is fun. We loved the... More 

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Thank AlBrooklyn
Los Gatos, California
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177 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don't go to the bakery, you need to turn the corner and go to the back door. You can't miss it, it has the line with security directing you. Don't worry the line goes quickly and is definitely worth it. Get your cash in hand and contemplate which donut to order while you are in line. Ask the people around... More 

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Thank Ann B
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Apparently this place is famous for its apple fritters which I am not a fan of. I did buy a chocolate glazed donut and a honey dip donut after a very long wait in line. They were very good but nothing to write home about. If you want to buy apple fritters, be aware that you can only buy 6... More 

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Thank Jenniferhjones
los gatos
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So worth the hype! Our friends who have a home on MV took us there after dinner for dessert one night and omg. I loved it so much, but how I wished that I didn't know about it by the end of our trip. No evening was complete without a stop at BDD... and the long line moves pretty quickly.... More 

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Thank 2LGtravelbugs
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For the Oak Bluffs experience, you need to line up for fresh donuts in the backdoor parking lot and buy a variety. Yummy and warm.

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Thank Patty N
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Looking forward to this years trip to OB to get my fix. The line was long and the wait was about 40 minutes, which is exactly why I didn't wait more than a few seconds before finding a clean curb and plowing through my bag. I had an apple fritter and a glazed donut, and a chocolate frosted. Yup that's... More 

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Thank VBgirls
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We happened upon this nice little donut shop. It was more than just donuts. Other pastries were available and it seemed to be a good spot for the locals to visit and sip coffee. We missed out on a lot of goodies, so better get there early.

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Thank Liz S
Northampton, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to be walking by and saw a huge line at 7pm. We asked what the line was for, and found out it was for Back Door Donuts. We decided that we would look at the reviews. Seeing that everybody was raving about them, we decided to try it the next night. The line was a little smaller, and... More 

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Thank Melissa W
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think if I went and there was no line then I would miss the first part of the experience. A must do for your first or 100th visit to the island, mine was the first. Only got 1 as a dessert after my dinner @ Red Cat. It was hot and delicious. It was no Pink Box donuts from... More 

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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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?