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Long's Bakery

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2301 E Southport Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46227-5149
+1 317-783-1442
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Brandon, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My aunt is living in an assisted living facility in the area and sent me to Long's to bring her a long-missed treat. The homemade donuts were great and prices were very reasonable. The "old time" feel to the place was marvelous. I will bring my aunt other bakery items from Long's. Only issues are the long lines and slow... More 

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Thank David M
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best donuts I have ever had. The line was long but it moved fast. They only take cash so make sure you have some on you. Whenever I go to the south side I will be stopping.

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Thank candy1969
Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

These are the best donuts ever! The line is always out the door, the people in line are colorful and fantastic, the people working at the bakery are old school , and take CASH only! Our family loves this place!!!!!!! Always a treat to get longs donuts , usually a special occasion, or just to show some love!

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Thank BrownMary
Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

If you have a favorite donut you need to try the ones here. They are amazing! They also have great pasteries of other kinds including cakes made to order that are really really good!

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Thank Beth J
Tucker
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194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Long's has two locations in the Indianapolis area. This Southport location is the smallest and thus has a tendency to run out of some variety of baked goods, especially in the evenings. Yet, their yeast donuts are among the best tasting in the US (as confirmed by a recent news story). They also specialize in cakes, pies, rolls, brownies, cream... More 

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Thank Kenneth K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

BEST donuts in the city! If you are ever in the indy area, you have to stop by here, you won't be disappointed

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Thank Malerie F
Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Only problem I have ever had with Longs is that you can not use your bank card or credit. Have to use cash. Have wonderful pasties.

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Thank jacquemorris60
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

When you walk into Long's, depending on the time of day, you'll likely have to wait in line but so worth the wait. The staff is friendlier than they were in the past but they still DO NOT take credit cards. CASH ONLY!!!

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Thank Pllwtlk
Indianapolis, Indiana
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A must have on Sunday. Bring cash. Bring patience. Bring home a giant box of assorted heaven. Chocolate creme filled are #1

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Thank katevannoy
Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best pastry shop in Indianapolis. You're lucky if there's no line when you go here. They are that good as all locals will confirm the same.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 E Southport Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46227-5149
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-783-1442

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