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Mary Lou Donuts

1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
+1 765-474-9131
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Local landmark. Named one of the best in the state. I take the kids on Saturday mornings for Donuts and eat at the barstool tabletops in the A Frame building.

Thank Jnotoras
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local institution. Go early or you might miss your favorite. Eat in or drive thru. Good coffee too. Parking is not always easy. I'll keep going.

Thank fatherchristmas2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These are the best donuts in Lafayette, IN. They have a good variety of types of donuts including; Persians, and apple fritters.

Thank mobilemusic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mary Lou Donuts has been around what seems like forever. I remember going there when I was little and still love getting donuts from there to this day. I took my little one for the first time and she was in aww at all the...More

Thank LoveToTravel052005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People in Lafayette know that Mary Lou Donuts is the absolute best place for donuts. Krispy Kreme, Dunkin Donuts? Who are those guys? Mary Lou's has them beat for sure. Not open on Sundays as of yet, but just like alcohol in Indiana, you stock...More

Thank Andi W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best apple fritters anywhere hands down. Donuts are great too, but Apple Fritters are dynamite. Looking for a breakfast treat. Here's the place to go

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mary Lou Donuts are the best donuts in Lafayette, IN. It is always fun to get some fresh made. We took Grandma down to the store to get some during her last trip to Lafayette. With great donuts comes some difficulties. The building and parking...More

Thank kannalle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the new Mary Lou Foodtruck was awesome at the Taste of Tippecanoe ---- new owner Waldron is improving already on the best donut shop in town!!!!! keep up the great work!!!!

Thank JBarneyS
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Recommended from a friend to come try it and the minute I got there I could see it was the best place to go. A wonderful variety of donuts and fantastic service makes for a great place. Definitely try Mary Lou's Donuts when you're in...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

WOW!!! These are simply the best donuts around, hands down. I've been visiting Mary Lou's since I was a kid and these golden nuggets can't be beat

Thank Tom S
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23 September 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I called the shop today, September 26, 2016; they do not sell gluten-free donuts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-474-9131
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