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The Donut Shop

3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
+1 250-723-2213
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cake donuts” (14 reviews)
“lemon coconut” (4 reviews)
“dozen donuts” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, Canadian
3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t know how they do it but I crave these donuts on the daily. I recommend this place to anyone visiting Port Alberni. You have to have a donut!!! Yummmmyyyyyyyyy!!! Love the lemon and coconut. And just plain choco sprinkles.

Thank Morgan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the maple bacon donut is a huge favourite, I love the plain donuts. So simple and delicious! And never buy just one--- it's a dozen or nothing!

Thank BrianBCX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few reasons I would return to Port Alberni! While up there last week my friend said we couldn't leave until he bought donuts from the best donut shop on the island. I don't eat sweet things BUT one of his picks was...More

Thank geminigemini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They claim to have the best donuts on the island, and their donuts are pretty amazing. We had a maple bacon donut and maple sprinkle donut, which were both fantastic. The shop is right across the street from the water, and you can sit outside...More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The donut tasted as though it was deep fried in rancid oil....we tried another one on another day...tasted the same way....

Thank Sandi M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Little bundles of joy competitively priced and yummy. Try the coconut glaze or the peanut butter cup.

Thank Z4050PXmarkf
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Recommended and did not disappoint. Earlier is fresher, but late was still excellent. The unique flavours and mouth melting taste made me forget the negative impact to the waistline.

Thank FloridaBC
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Simple little shop, with yummy cake donuts. Best cake donut I have had in a while, several flavours to choose from and the price was reasonable.

Thank Kim_757Xray
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Quaint waterside doughnut shop - old style, holes and all, yet no donut holes! They were tasty, we gobbled them up. It is a real doughnut shop, not like Tim's who just aren't baking the variety they used to be popular for. There were no...More

Thank Gord B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The best donuts anywhere! Parking can be a problem but it's worth the challenge to find a space! They even have a donut with bacon on it!

Thank Joe W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
6:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3-5440 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-2213
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