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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cake donuts” (14 reviews)
“lemon coconut” (4 reviews)
“yummy cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 16:30 Hours
Cafe, Canadian
3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 20 October 2017

They claim to be the best doughnut shop on Vancouver Island, and this is not hyperbole. Found them by accident last weekend, tried a few, went back for more, went to Ucluelet for three days and daily longed for more doughnuts. Bought a dozen on...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I don’t know how they do it but I crave these donuts on the daily. I recommend this place to anyone visiting Port Alberni. You have to have a donut!!! Yummmmyyyyyyyyy!!! Love the lemon and coconut. And just plain choco sprinkles.

Thank Morgan R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

While the maple bacon donut is a huge favourite, I love the plain donuts. So simple and delicious! And never buy just one--- it's a dozen or nothing!

Thank BrianBCX
Reviewed 22 September 2017

One of the few reasons I would return to Port Alberni! While up there last week my friend said we couldn't leave until he bought donuts from the best donut shop on the island. I don't eat sweet things BUT one of his picks was...More

Thank geminigemini
Reviewed 19 September 2017

They claim to have the best donuts on the island, and their donuts are pretty amazing. We had a maple bacon donut and maple sprinkle donut, which were both fantastic. The shop is right across the street from the water, and you can sit outside...More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The donut tasted as though it was deep fried in rancid oil....we tried another one on another day...tasted the same way....

Thank Sandi M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Little bundles of joy competitively priced and yummy. Try the coconut glaze or the peanut butter cup.

Thank Z4050PXmarkf
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
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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