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Back Door Donuts

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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“late night” (33 reviews)
“donuts” (499 reviews)
“apple fritters” (342 reviews)
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5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Oak Bluffs two nights and stopped here both nights. Highly recommend the apple fritters - they are oh so good!

Thank susangY2167HT
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great place for a late night snack! everything there looked amazing. They moved the line fast and it was worth the wait. don't miss this local treasure.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

You can't help it! Once you take the apple fritter, you will stand in line every night for your fix! So good! We even bring them all the way back to Virginia and heat them in the oven. The best fritter I ever ate. I...More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing! Waited a few minutes and had a fresh batch. Cash only I think, no problem. but def worth the wait for a fresh batch. Yummy!

Thank Kristin C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It's a tradition in oak bluffs to go at night to back door for warm delicious sinfully unhealthy donuts. Try the maple bacon one--it's really good. There will be a line because as I said it's a tradition

Thank sharon o
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Stood in line for hot apple fritters. Be advised there is a separate line just for apple fritters. So delicious.

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It sounds daft ,but stand in a queue in a car park ,by a grubby back door next to the bins. Then get your hands on a great freshly baked do-nut. Great selection of flavours. Open til early morning.This has become a bit of a...More

1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a delicious and tender apple fritter that is the size of your head, this is the place! The fried dough was a bit disappointing as it was more like little fried dough sticks - tasty but not what I was expecting....More

Thank Victoria A
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We actually went to the bakery side (front door) in the morning and then after discovering the back door situation and their late/early morning hours we went back after dinner. The line was long but moved quickly and the staff was very friendly and accommodating....More

Thank Cyoungdc22
BackDoorDonuts, Owner at Back Door Donuts, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hi Cyoungdc22 -Those donuts were made just for you!! Glad you enjoyed them and we hope you'll come back again next year. The Bakery closes for the season on October 14th. We'll re-open in April. Jan

Reviewed 23 September 2017

You can get a donut late at night secretly at the back door of the donut shop, lol! They have many different flavors. I chose the traditional apple flavored and it was delicious. The line is long, but moves quickly

Thank Julianna72
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13 July 2016|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they ship orders but there may be information on their site that include the details. Sorry I could not be more helpful.
3 June 2015|
Response from BackDoorDonuts | Property representative |
Yes, both the Front Door Bakery & Back Door Donuts are open 7 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 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
  • E-mail
Both the front door of the Bakery and Back Door Donuts are closed for the season. We will re-open in mid-April 2018. Thank you for your patronage and the great reviews you leave for us and other customers. Wishing you happy holidays and a safe, healthy winter!
-- Jan & Rita
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