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Back Door Donuts

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5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-3688
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19:30 - 00:58
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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop by regularly when the bakery is open, in season. Their donuts are made fresh every day and the apple fritters are the best I have ever eaten

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Thank Priscilla F
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place draws quite a crowd. I took a picture of a line which I didn't stand in to get my fritters. When I see a line like that I don't bother when I am in town. I suppose it's for the people that will never have a chance to get a backdoor donut again. It's worth it if you... More 

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Thank HeatherGMV G
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

No trip to the Vineyard will be complete without a stop at Back Door Donuts. The hot out of the over donuts and apple fritters melt in your mouth. The aroma of their creations fill the salty sea air with sweetness. There may be a line but it moves quickly and it is worth the wait.

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Thank Michele M
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Half the fun is waiting on line . Excellent donuts at very reasonable prices . The apple fritters are as good as you can get.

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Thank samjs2016
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

My family has vacationed on MV for years, and we've always loved Back Door Donuts ever since we tried them. The donuts are amazing, even when we bought them inside during the afternoon and didn't wait at the back door for them. We also loved their other baked goods, and the customer service was always great! We got an apple... More 

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Thank Stephanie C
Asheville, North Carolina
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Within easy walking distance from Isabelle's beach house. We went for an after dinner treat. We recommend the quick visit!

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Thank ALWP
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I love back door donuts. If you go I definitely recommend the apple fritters, they are out of this world. If your are on island, it's a must go.

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San Francisco, California
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131 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I don't like the baked goods at Back Door Donuts. Lot's of reputation, but poor quality. This review is based on two visits to the bakery in early October. The chocolate donuts (the flavor that is the bellwether of a bakery's qualtity) were dry and flavorless. Eating it with eyes closed, one would not be able to identify it as... More 

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Thank 133travels
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Unreal if you ever thought a warm donut was not on your bucket list your missing out the lines move fast

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Altadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

After a big dinner, then live music with drinks, we realized we were very close to Back Door Donuts at the right time. Went and got a few donuts including the HUGE Apple Fritter. They were very good and it was a fun experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 00:58
Monday
19:30 - 00:58
Tuesday
19:30 - 00:58
Wednesday
19:30 - 00:58
Thursday
19:30 - 00:58
Friday
19:30 - 00:58
Saturday
19:30 - 00:58
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Oak Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 508-693-3688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?