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World Fair Donut

1904 S Vandeventer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3220
+1 314-776-9975
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  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“cake donuts” (9 reviews)
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4:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
1904 S Vandeventer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3220
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

A good donut with more flavor and body than one you get at places like crispy kreme and dunkin. Cash only and beware they need about an hour after opening before they have donuts to sell.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HappyWanderers2019
Reviewed September 2, 2018

First, let me say that I'm 'fritter snob'. It's the way I judge donut shops. World Fair had fair fritters(pun intended). Not an apple piece to be seen. The atmosphere and nostalgia were top notch, as was the service, but I rarely judge on these...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank VitaminMoose
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Old school donut shop with great donuts. I'm from out of town and saw how highly ranked this place was so made sure to make a stop on my way back home on the last day of my trip. I got the blueberry chip cake...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank fastpitchten
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I actually am not a donut lover . I hate red velvet cake. The red velvet donuts at World Fair Donuts are our if this world delicious! I reluctantly tasted one and I’m hooked. Their other flavors are good. These are surreal donuts. The woman...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sayulitagirl
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I love donuts & I am not ashamed to admit it; cake donuts all the way. Sour cream is my favorite; but I went out on a limb & tried their red velvet cake. It was moist, rich & delicious. Well worth the extra time...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mbscherer
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Great little old timey donut shop. Lots of classic choices. Cake donuts were the best, icing was fabulous. Super cheap. Bring cash. Loved the experience overall.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank supapfunk
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Made in-house daily by owners who have been here for decades. Nostalgic with plenty of donut varieties for everyone....assuming deep fried dough is tour thing. Cash only!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank xty314
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We decided to run into World Fair Donuts after seeing them on our way to the Missouri Botanical Gardens. What we discovered on a whim certainly did not disappoint! The donuts were fresh and delicious and the decor and prices were from a different era!...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank anneP1032LB
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

This truly is a mom and pop joint. The blueberry donut was our favorite and I don’t even like blueberries!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Geepsmom
Reviewed February 2, 2018

We love our donuts, and this is the most unpretentious shop you will ever visit. The workers are stooped over from years of maiking donuts. Some appear to have been here since the words fair. They are amazing and so fun to speak with. The...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank d'Amileau B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1904 S Vandeventer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3220
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-776-9975
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