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Beach Donut Shop

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344 E Main St, Clinton, CT 06413
+1 860-664-5058
05:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Sat 05:00 - 14:30
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Places like this are getting harder and harder to find. The BEST DONUTS!! Forget everyone else, Beach Donuts are the best donuts you can buy. Everything is of the highest quality. Made in the shop fresh everyday. Fresh brewed coffee all day. They even freeze coffee into ice cubes for the iced coffee, so your iced coffee is not watered... More 

Thank John Z
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The best donuts; super fast service; friendly; yummy breakfasts; somewhat chaotic eat in atmosphere. Easy access on Route 1..Westbrook/Clinton border.. Very close to beaches.

Thank Jbarske
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped to get donuts on a visit to the shore. Always worth the drive. Favorite are the lemon sticks---tart and yummy not that sugary gel. The chocolate donuts are super chocolatey and addictive. My husband always gets a danish or cinnamon roll for the ride. A must try. 😁

Thank Michelle S
bloomfield CT
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

These are the best donuts anywhere. I go out of my way for them and anyone I send there salivate over Beach Donuts. They have all kinds from light cinnamon to heavier crullers. BTW their breakfast sandwiches are great as well.

Thank martin u
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Everyone I know has a story about a place that serves the best donuts they've ever had. Well, we're pretty well-traveled, and based upon our experience, this place has the very best donuts we've had, provided they are consumed soon after purchase. On weekends, there is almost always a line of patrons waiting to be served. The donuts are made... More 

Thank jaymass52
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of those not to be missed unique places. And oh by the way? The donuts are transformative. Worse than potato chips you can not eat just one! Really great and fun stop.

Thank Al K
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285 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Decades ago as a child, I loved the treat of being taken to Beach Donut and allowed to choose [although I always wanted a plain cruller]. Some things never change. At Beach Donut, they have only changed the number of donut types available -- quality is still tremendous. At least to me.

Thank eitravel76
Durham, Connecticut
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131 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Everyone raves about the donuts, which are freshly baked every morning and melt in your mouth delicious. But the breakfast sandwiches are a must try as well. Made with 2 eggs, tasty bacon or ham and cheese, these hearty sandwiches will fill you up until dinner.

Thank betsygggg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Hands down the best donuts around and if you get there early enough there is a great variety but they do such a great business that they sell out of certain ones faster then they can replenish the shelf.

Thank Jamie B
Quiet Corner, CT
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181 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

You know these bakers know exactly what they're doing when you bite into the lightest, softest jelly donut around. They gave perfected the balance of jelly to donut and you are the lucky recipient! The Danish is also excellent. Don't miss Beach Donut!

Thank KraZ4food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:30
05:00 - 14:30
05:00 - 14:30
05:00 - 14:30
05:00 - 14:30
05:00 - 14:30
05:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 E Main St, Clinton, CT 06413
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 860-664-5058

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?