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World's Best Donuts

10 E Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5018
+1 218-387-1345
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10 E Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love these donuts. They are inexpensive and extremely delicious. The line goes fast, and they are a must do in Grand Marais.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank alyssasZ7284KZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

'Forget watching your calorie count...World's Best Donuts have got to be calorie-free anyway. Seriously, this little spot of heaven in Grand Marais is not to be missed.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you want their deep-fried (truly my favorite) or an assortment of other tasty treats, this is the hot spot in Grand Marais on a summer afternoon. Get there early because they sell out every day (understandably) and bring some home so you have some...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

World's Best Donuts is a huge boast, and I'm not sure if they truly are the best or not, but they are amazing, fresh and a must stop if you are heading through Grand Marais. The skizzle is hot fried dough with sugar, which is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank katykorby
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is a dinky little place and often you have to wait in a line that meanders out the door! BUT, when you get inside, it has cases of yummy donuts to choose from! All kinds! There are places to sit in the next room...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sunshineinwisconsin
Reviewed December 2, 2018

We have stopped into the World's Best Donuts every time we've been to Grand Marais. The most recently being October, just before they close for the season. The staff is friendly, the donuts are exceptional and they have a nice variety. You better get there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed November 7, 2018

My husband and I try to get to Grand Marais at least once a year and this place is always on our list to stop at. We go early in the morning before the rush and the donuts are just hands down, good. They aren't...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 159someone1234
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A trip to Grand Marais is not a complete trip until you include the World's Best Donut Shop. There is something about them that make their bakery products the worlds best.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wayne102018
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure what people are thinking waiting in a 20 min line to buy completely average donuts from their limited selection. It totally doesn’t live up to the hype.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bob p
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We have been there several times, the donuts and baked goods are very good... Worlds best......can't say haven't been all over the world. Nice place, clean, great coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Preston O
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October 1, 2017|
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Response from Dee B | Property representative |
Yes, all our donuts are fried in lard. That's what makes them so yummy! That and the love we also add. :)
Emily C
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Dee B | Property representative |
No there are no peanuts in any of our donuts. Some of the ingredients are processed in the same facility as peanuts though.
July 14, 2016|
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Response from LeslieW369 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5018
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-1345
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We are on the corner of Wisconsin Street and Broadway. Look for the cute little red building with the white scallops.
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