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Paula's Donuts

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2319 Sheridan Drive Tonawanda, Buffalo, NY
+1 716-862-4246
05:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 05:00 - 21:00
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Buffalo, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best doughnuts on the planet. 50 years ago Jets Doughnuts was here and they were the best, Paula has those recipes now. so what was great then is still. Oh I like the coffee too! 10 tables and 4 booths and a dozen stools at the counters. One of the "holy trinity of calories", Teds and Andersons being the... More 

Thank David H
charlottesville, va
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If we had a Paula's in rural Virginia, I would weigh 500 pounds. These donuts are delicious! And huge! The fillings are scrumptious and very generous.

Thank j p
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge great donuts unlike anything I've had at other shops. Skip Tim Hortons and ship Dunkin donuts and go to Paula's!

Thank Joe C
Granger, Indiana
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were leaving town after thanksgiving and needed a morning energy boost. Found this place based off TripAdvisor, and the reviews were spot on. The staff is friendly, and the donuts fresh and delicious.

Thank bill767
Hagerstown, Maryland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Buffalo NY,, I am from Buffalo, Live in Maryland. I had to get my Donuts .There is not a Donuts Paula's makes I do not love. I tell you the Apple Filled Cinnamon, by it self or warm in the Micro wave, a scoop or so of vanilla ice cream .Call the police, this Is a crime... More 

Thank Miles J
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have only tried Paulas delicious donuts in the Angel cream and Peanut varieties. But based on those, Paula gets 2 thumbs up frome me. There may be too much cream filling for some folks, but i dont mind. The peanut sticks are huge and moist and sweet. The assortment of pastries is impressive looking. The counter staff is friendly... More 

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Southold, New York
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286 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a typical donut shop. It is amazing. They are made daily just behind the counter, served warm, fresh and delicious. We had breakfast sandwiches, hot coffee and tasty donuts. Our favorite was the glazed and powdered donuts filled with cheese danish filling, red velvet and frosted jelly, OMG! Plenty of seating and well worth the wait in... More 

Thank chris m
Buffalo, NY
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a robust and filling doughnut or other pastries, you gotta visit Paula's. Paula's doughnuts are large and are very tasty!! You won't be disappointed! This review was for the one located in West Seneca NY!!

Thank Qualitybeek
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paula, s donuts are a fantastic eat they serve many varieties and various flavors, but the one's that I like are the cinnamon pecan , What a treat, Paula also sells cookies and fudge I hope you enjoy your time there they have sit in tables also.

Thank kennethh95
Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure I have 100 words about donuts. I mean who doesn't like them? These are more delicious than most. Big, fresh, chewy, large variety. Always busy prepare to wait a bit.

Thank leomaia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2319 Sheridan Drive Tonawanda, Buffalo, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 716-862-4246
Established in 1996, Paula's Donuts(R) is a family owned and operated business. Our hand cut donuts are baked fresh daily on the premises, the old fashioned way.

Voted #1 Donuts by Buffalo Spree. Paula's has over 30 varieties of donuts as well as pastries, muffins, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, carrot cake, coffee, cappuccino, tea, hot chocolate, and cold beverages.


Excellence is not achieved by cutting corners. Using only the finest quality ingredients, we go the extra mile to bring you the very best in donut deliciousness.

Every Paula's donut has a very special ingredient, something you won't find in any of the big chain store donuts- we make our hand cut donuts with love!


Show your family, friends, and co-workers that you care enough to bring the very best. Our donuts are always fresh and they don't leave the unpleasant greasy aftertaste that you find in many mass produced donuts.

Donuts are supposed to be flavorful and are meant to delight your palate. If the donuts you buy now leave you feeling dissatisfied- it's time to see what a real donut should taste like. At Paula's we are always happy to serve you with the finest donuts in Buffalo.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?