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The Donut Experiment

210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-896-3172
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cake donuts” (162 reviews)
“fruity pebbles” (30 reviews)
“dozen donuts” (18 reviews)
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07:00 - 13:00All hours
210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Has an amazing selection of donuts and coffee. Very popular with outside seating available. You order by filling out a tick sheet with various toppings and icings.

Thank Declan H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not impressed. Donuts are a step up from Dunkin Donuts, but a very small step. Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be a better donut shop on the island.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Donuts are great. We especially love the bacon and chocolate. The peanut butter drizzle on Chocolate is also amazing. Friendly casual service.

Thank afraz4
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We used to be annual vacationers on AMI, and since the opening of the Donut Experiment, it was the first, and last, and sometimes the middle things we did! Now we are fortunate enough to live only 13 miles off island and make it a...More

Thank Kristen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You're going to love these donuts, but on a Saturday morning during the 'season', you will probably have to wait in line! It's worth it for a guilty pleasure!

Thank BonanzaWoman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their fresh cake donuts are so delicious! they will melt in your mouth. The variety of toppings they offer and the amazing people taking care of you make this an amazing experience for adults and children.

Thank Yenny S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited after reading lots of reviews. We visited early so not much waiting. Doughnuts are made fresh while you wait. When you arrive you pick up an order form and fill in with the toppings of your choice and wait for them to be freshly...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us ranging in age from 3 to 68 visited this little piece of heaven twice this week. We had heard how much fun it is and how delicious the donuts are but thought - "No way" but we'll try it. "Yes, way." It...More

Thank ThePond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great homemade donuts by the order .The freshest they come ..great outdoor and indoor seating area.. the donuts are yummy

Thank Dustin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a donut shop experience everyone should be privy to. They offer fresh made cake donuts and you choose the frosting and topping. I highly despise cake donuts however HAD to try this place after multiple visitors to the island told me it was...More

Thank GabbaGrg88
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Questions & Answers
19 December 2016|
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Response from Kevin E | Reviewed this property |
Yes outside
20 November 2016|
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Response from jlfla | Reviewed this property |
No yeast donuts during out visits.
1 March 2016|
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Response from mobeachbetty | Reviewed this property |
I would avoid if I had any type of nut allergy.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-896-3172
  • E-mail
Welcome to The Donut Experiment, where every donut is your creation! We start with a delicious, fresh-made cake donut and then you pick from our huge selection of icings and toppings. Yours can be as simple as plain or glazed or as crazy as key lime, maple bacon or Sriracha. Stop by today and begin your own experiment. We also serve premium, local roasted coffee and espresso drinks.
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