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The Donut Shop

3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 250-723-2213
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cake donuts” (15 reviews)
“lemon coconut” (5 reviews)
“yummy cakes” (2 reviews)
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3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The service was good. The price was good as well. The donuts were okay. All the reviews made me think they would be fantastic but not the case in my opinion. Not horrible by any means, but not great! L

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Had 2 different donuts and they were pretty good. Not best on the island, but still a respectable 2nd best.

Thank Josh G
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Cane here today for a peanut butter donut and a bag of chips it was sure busy when I came here the line up was outside.

Thank figureskater13
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Best little doughnut place in the valley, my only problem is the cacon they put on the treats is a little chewy.

Thank paulow70
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Indoor seating for rainy days or outdoor or to go....... WINNING as their cake style donuts are worth the stop. Favourite: Maple bacon, almond, lemon coconut

Thank DADIG
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

After lunch across the parking lot, we had to see if they actually were the best donuts on the island....hard to know since none of us seniors had enjoyed a donut in years. We tasted a few and then bought a half dozen home for...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

They have some very different flavors here. Some sound odd, but get a dozen and try some of each. Donuts with bacon?? They make that combo work. It's nice to see an independant shop doing there own thing and doing it well. You won't be...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 11 March 2018

They only do cake donuts here, but those are my favourite anyway. Quite a few varieties of glazes, toppings, sprinkles. Maple bacon of course. Prices very reasonable for an independent, non-chain/fast food place.

Thank Reginald_Chung
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Good old fashioned recipes and great service. Always a treat to have. Also great service and smiles from staff. A must stop if you visit the Harbor Quay.

Thank TimberKiller
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve heard a lot of people rave about these donuts, but personally I can’t figure out why. I’ve had them many times when people drop boxes off where I work, and although I’ll eat one if they’re fresh, I would never actually go to the...More

Thank Jimb01974
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 16:30
Monday
06:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:30
Thursday
06:30 - 16:30
Friday
06:30 - 16:30
Saturday
06:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-2213
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