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Ma's Donut Shop

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1972 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02745-6102
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been around for a long time, now it's up for sale. I think they'll have a hard time getting a new buyer. To many hours to make it work. Plus the asking price which will probably be high. Wish them luck.

Thank Antone D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Owners just retired. I hope someone keeps the original recipe/business going. If you get there early enough to get a WARM honey dipped donut you'll experience what heaven must be like. Their coffee is always hot and delicious. Their other donuts are also good- lemon filled and jelly are really filled full. Fresh cheese rolls are yummy. No one compares... More 

Thank maxxie13
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Ma's has the best donuts & their apple muffins are my all time favorite. Any pick up order is always ready & correct.

Thank dcp525
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

OMG!! They are the best!!! We've been going here for years and are never disappointed...same quality and consistent!!! The honey dips put Krispy Kreme to shame! The chocolate frosted lemon are to die for!!! Thinking about it never had a bad donut here! The coffee rolls are delish and different and they also have good muffins! They are open Thursday... More 

Thank kmmgem
Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Seriously. I've lived in 4 countries. NEVER had donuts like these. Fresh, delicious, flavorful- yet not heavy or greasy. Amazing. Jelly sticks, chocolate covered...even the plain donut is spectacular.

1 Thank tuscanpro
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I've been hearing about Ma's Donut shop so finally decided to pick up donuts when the kids were visiting. Selection was not great but worst of all the chocolate and vanilla icing they use is not tasty. I recommend Friendly donuts. Yummm

Thank Surfowl
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This is the place to go for homemade muffins and coffee rolls. Establishments in the City order from them and sell in there place of business. When you've had one of there's you know!

New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We popped in because my Wife's Sister recommended the place. They didn't go overboard being very Friendly to Us, and for a minute I had 1/2 a mind to leave, but stayed because of her. Turned out the Donuts were very good, coffee, as well.

Thank Craig B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Deliciousness ! Other then only being open certain days and times there donuts are the best I've ever had well worth going

Thank Mlj04
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

They sell Ma's donuts at the West Island General store on the weekends. I have never had them before. I live north of Boston so we go to Kane's donuts. These are just as good as Kane's and that's a tough donut to live up to. Thanks for serving them on West Island.

Thank Donna K

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  • Address: 1972 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02745-6102
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: 508-995-5521

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?