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4949 Grand Ave Ste 9, Gurnee, IL 60031-1821
+1 847-249-4757
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165 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been coming since they reopened the place. What is there not to enjoy. I have tried many of the wide variety they offer, but really love apple fritter and bear claws. They offer a good cup of coffee, and have juices and milk too.

Thank Spdpmd
Lincoln, Nebraska
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is the tasty, tucked away local donut shop you're looking for. So glad I wandered in! It's not flashy, just good, fresh donuts. Ube donuts on the weekend are good, red velvet is really nice too.

Thank Arthur D
Gurnee, Illinois
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Donuts! What more can I say? They have an excellent product here, and I always like to patronize local, family-owned business. The prices may be (very slightly) higher than the chain donut shop down the street, but they really do what they do in a great fashion.

Thank Gregg J
west chester, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great donuts. good price.. GREAT SERVICE.. I will be back for more as I visit Wisconsin/Ill.. from philadlephia PA

Thank Linda P
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have been going to Gurnee Donuts forever! They make the very best donuts around.... they were missed when they were closed because of the fire and now that the kids of the original owners have opened it back up, everyone that I know that were original customers, we're all back!

Thank cjaw288
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I love donuts. To a detriment. These are donuts worthy of my love. And this place is way too close to my home. This place is loved by many. I have showed up many a morning hoping to get in and out and had to leave empty-handed due to a long line, as well as arriving mid to late morning... More 

Thank Kendra L
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4,928 reviews
3,154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11,213 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Good Donuts I bought some for hotel use Good enough Moderates service Reasonable prices Friendly manner staff

1 Thank bnghanem
Buchanan, Michigan
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324 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My understanding is that these donuts are made with butter milk. They are absolutely outrageous. We shared some with food aficionados, who said they were exceptional two days later. And our four and two year old grandsons, did not move while enjoying their treat. The lady who owns the store is a delight and if time permits is happy to... More 

1 Thank Martin R
Gurnee, Illinois
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Tremendous comeback from a fire a couple years ago. My go to place for donuts but the Apple Fritters are big and flavorful. A Saturday morning treat are the Bacon covered Maple long Johns (mmmm). All donuts are fresh and hearty.

Thank ibresqone
Darien, Illinois, United States
1 review
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Also willing to make me some maple bars if they are not in the display counter. Friendly too!! Coffee is not bad, just east .of Great America.

Thank Bill P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4949 Grand Ave Ste 9, Gurnee, IL 60031-1821
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-249-4757

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