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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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Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 12:58 am
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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
Washington, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here for breakfast one morning while visiting the Vineyard. Delicious, inexpensive croissants filled with sausage and egg, and other with spinach and egg. The apple fritters are huge and tasty. The price can't be beat. And if you spend over $25 ($30?), you receive a free tote bag.

Thank Shant13K
Greensboro, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I don't know which I enjoyed the most...the donuts or meeting people from all over the country while waiting in line. Nobody seemed to mind that the line was long because we had a good time interacting with people in line. A MUST if you're in MV!

Thank 81314Marche
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to find but SO worth it! We read the reviews but were still surprised that it really is a back door location. We left room after dinner so we could stop at BDD for some goodies. Hubby got the apple fritter and I opted for the boston creme....heaven on earth! This is a must stop during a visit to... More 

Thank saltylawdog
Markham, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The apple fritters were amazing. But so big had to be shared Hearing on busy days the line up is quite long in the morning. Store is hidden back a bit so have to look for the sign

Thank swoopbns
Viera, Florida
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Give yourself a treat and get the HUGE Apple Fritters.....! They are big enough for two..........but take on home .......so great with morning coffee....!

Thank EJWilliamsJr
Rockville, Maryland
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261 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really fun doughnut stop! Even though they're known for opening the back door after the shop closes, you can get doughnuts during the day. Definitely a must stop if you love doughnuts. The apple fritters were huge and amazing!

Thank Patti M
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute must do. . .try an apple fritter, even if your not a 'donut person.' They are very moist & delicious!

Worcester, Massachusetts
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190 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm always nervous about local institutions, but this one is the real deal. I don't even care that much about apple fritters and now I can't stop thinking about them! Amazing, light, perfect donuts. The apple fritters are a must as are the coconut. Worth any wait. Even during a hurricane which we did last week. But open seasonally so... More 

Thank kayak41952
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Vineyard for my birthday, and on my birthday, I wanted apple fritters from Back Door Donuts. The bakers consistently shows up as a top donut shop in the state/region, but it's simply not easy to get to ((you know...island) and its hours aren't exactly friendly (730pm - 1am, anyone?). Anyone who knows me knows that my favorite... More 

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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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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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