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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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Newark, New Jersey
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A girls weekend with my niece's Lynette and Tisa and we found ourselves entering the Front Door Bakery... Surprised to no donuts among the shelves of apple turnovers, eclairs, muffins and breads. We were politely told to use the "Back Door". It was a fun event and a scrumptious delight. Fresh, warm Boston Cream and Old Fashion doughnuts are a... More 

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Thank Cassandra T
Christiansburg, Virginia
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best apple fritters on the island. Always fresh donuts, cookies, cakes and pies. Always a back log of customers. After 10pm service at the back door - first come first serve with long lines.

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Thank Robert C
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

That fritter is absolutely ridiculous! Crisp, soft in the middle and must be eaten with your hands! After lunch or dinner-take a walk and come back for this and get one to go.

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Thank ALM9165
Little Silver, New Jersey
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The highlight of our yearly MV trip are the freshly baked donuts. We love them... All of them... Specially the Boston cream and the chocolate ones... we wait for our yearly return to join the crowds by the back door at 7pm to get the donuts. The line is well organized and moves fast. This is a must. Enjoy

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Thank SunSonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Back Door Donuts on a "must have" from an islander after watching a magnificent sunset in Manemsha, and being from Buffalo NY home of the BEST food in America we were all VERY satisfied with all of the donuts we had. The apple fritters are outstanding. Great job crew!!

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Thank SHAWN W
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Likely the most popular donut and bakery shop on the island. You can smell the apple fritters baking from blocks away. We've stopped here a number of times late night (via the back door) for a late night treat.

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Thank marytR9357RL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The people are friendly and the hours are convenient but the best thing for me is the Hot Apple Fritters!! They are wonderful!!

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Thank Jenn Q
West Berlin, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Oak Bluffs for the first time this summer. We saw people walking around with little white bags at night and smelling incredible smells! Finally discovered back door donuts! This establishment is the back door of the daytime bakery. Once the bakery closes they open the "back door" where locals go to get fresh delights! You can smell the... More 

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Thank Angela W
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had heard from friends that this back door bakery treat was worth the long line and it was. The donuts are hot out of the oven. There are many flavors to choose from. Don't let the line scare you off. They are very organized and it moves quickly.

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Thank Sue H
California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Donuts for dessert have never tasted so good. Worth the line and the wait to get these hot delicious donuts.

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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?