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Paula's Donuts

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2319 Sheridan Drive Tonawanda, Buffalo, NY
+1 716-862-4246
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you don't like Donuts then this is not the best place for you.. .if you do then this is the mecca of this deep fried comestible delight. Generally there is a line, which keeps these nuggets of joy fresh and hot and has the advantage of allowing you to decide on which of the 30 plus sweetmeat temptress sirens... More 

Thank Mark R
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the best place for donuts. On occasion I pick up donuts for my co-workers. You should see the smiles on their face when I hand them their donuts. My personal favorite is the peanut donut with angel cream. They are with the trip.

Thank Faithcal
Watkins Glen, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have gotten donuts from here many time and have never been disappointed. The peanut donut is the best. My wife like the key lime pie donut. All of the donuts are fresh and will keep for a day or two at home

Thank wgfdcar19
Cheektowaga, New York, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

some of the best doughnuts you'll ever have. The ones with cream are really loaded, so if you don't like a lot skip those. All are really good.

Thank Barbara F
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yummmm, I love Paula's doughnuts. They are crazy good. Honestly, try any of them, they're all bomb. They taste so fresh and perfect...

Thank Sara R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Donuts are always warm out of the oven and bigger than life. Coffee is excellent as well. Nice people. Every location is always crowded-always a good sign!

Thank uncledommie
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget the chains, Paula's doughnuts are the BEST! My favorite is the "Red Velvet Cake". Or, maybe the Peanut stick. Or maybe the Jumbo TEXAS Doughnut. So many to choose from. Seriously, their doughnuts are all fresh and if you want an alternative to a "Special Occasion" cake, try their "TEXAS Doughnut". It is a jumbo doughnut where you pick... More 

Thank Judy T
Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Paula's has the best donuts around. Its tough to finish one they are so large. The amount of filling used is incredible. Always fresh and staff always friendly.

Thank gerrywfarkman
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing doughnuts! Great variety I'm never disappointed when I visit Paula's. My colleagues also enjoy them very much

Thank George D
Lackawanna, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just as I remember from last months stop in; Although they had no glazed twist, must have been because it was after 7 pm on a Tuesday.

Thank rblodgett11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2319 Sheridan Drive Tonawanda, Buffalo, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-862-4246
Established in 1996, Paula's Donuts(R) is a family owned and operated business. Our hand cut donuts are baked fresh daily on the premises, the old fashioned way.

Voted #1 Donuts by Buffalo Spree. Paula's has over 30 varieties of donuts as well as pastries, muffins, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, carrot cake, coffee, cappuccino, tea, hot chocolate, and cold beverages.


Excellence is not achieved by cutting corners. Using only the finest quality ingredients, we go the extra mile to bring you the very best in donut deliciousness.

Every Paula's donut has a very special ingredient, something you won't find in any of the big chain store donuts- we make our hand cut donuts with love!


Show your family, friends, and co-workers that you care enough to bring the very best. Our donuts are always fresh and they don't leave the unpleasant greasy aftertaste that you find in many mass produced donuts.

Donuts are supposed to be flavorful and are meant to delight your palate. If the donuts you buy now leave you feeling dissatisfied- it's time to see what a real donut should taste like. At Paula's we are always happy to serve you with the finest donuts in Buffalo.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?