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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake donuts” (16 reviews)
“lemon coconut” (5 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 28 November 2018

Following a nice lunch, my partner and I made a trip down to the Harbour Quay to indulge in some sweet treats. Apparently the aptly named "Donut Shop" has amassed a large following with the locals – many knowing exactly when some of their favourites...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Great customer service and the most delicious donuts!! Definitely worth coming down and enjoying a tasty donut and coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank beyerNiki
Reviewed 1 November 2018

After a long week at Tofino we stopped in Port Alberni and decided to tour the old downtown area. Are we glad we did! We were in a mood to have a coffee..just a plain old coffee and a place to sit. We wandered around...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kerrista
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Nice way to break up the drive between Victoria and Tofino. Located on a harbour perfect for a pitstop. We also hit up the drive in in town for lunch and donuts for dessert.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I gave them 4 pm a call to ask for opening hours (4:30pm) and if they have donuts left. He told me they have some dozens left... 20 minutes later the had nothing left not even one!! Are you kidding me? “It was busy” ......More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 937alexj
samantha b, Owner at The Donut Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi Alex, It was unfortunate that you weren't able to arrive earlier when we had many options to choose from. Working only with fresh product in the bakery, and being a small business we don't have the luxury of ensuring a full array 10 minutes...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We visit PA at least once a year, and always stop for doughnuts with the kids, and bring home a dozen more for snacking. Best doughnuts around!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank here_fishy1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Yum, Yum fresh, warm donuts. We tried a couple of different varieties and they were delicious. Price was good, service was ok - busy little spot.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ElectricGal
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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Explore85547
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank joshg46
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank figureskater13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • 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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