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Back Door Donuts

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5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-3688
19:30 - 00:58
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Sun - Sat 19:30 - 00:58
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Markham, Canada
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93 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The apple fritters were amazing. But so big had to be shared Hearing on busy days the line up is quite long in the morning. Store is hidden back a bit so have to look for the sign

Thank swoopbns
Viera, Florida
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Give yourself a treat and get the HUGE Apple Fritters.....! They are big enough for two..........but take on home .......so great with morning coffee....!

Thank EJWilliamsJr
Rockville, Maryland
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261 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A really fun doughnut stop! Even though they're known for opening the back door after the shop closes, you can get doughnuts during the day. Definitely a must stop if you love doughnuts. The apple fritters were huge and amazing!

Thank Patti M
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Absolute must do. . .try an apple fritter, even if your not a 'donut person.' They are very moist & delicious!

Worcester, Massachusetts
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194 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I'm always nervous about local institutions, but this one is the real deal. I don't even care that much about apple fritters and now I can't stop thinking about them! Amazing, light, perfect donuts. The apple fritters are a must as are the coconut. Worth any wait. Even during a hurricane which we did last week. But open seasonally so... More 

Thank kayak41952
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited the Vineyard for my birthday, and on my birthday, I wanted apple fritters from Back Door Donuts. The bakers consistently shows up as a top donut shop in the state/region, but it's simply not easy to get to ((you know...island) and its hours aren't exactly friendly (730pm - 1am, anyone?). Anyone who knows me knows that my favorite... More 

Thank nicshtik
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I was anxious to go here, having read the reviews. While on our way after dinner, my husband said "Who would go to a donut shop at 8:00 at night?" We then rounded the building and saw the line for donuts! Just as good as advertised!

Thank Betsy2014
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is truly a back door donut shop that opens into the rear parking lot of a supermarket. It isn't easy to find, but it is worth the search. Donuts sell so fast that you need to wait for your order and they come out hot, especially the apple fritters. If you are in Oak Bluffs, don't miss Back Door... More 

Thank Djb1116
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

One of the highlights to our entire trip. Feels like such a fun locals experience. They literally sale donuts out of the back door while the team is inside baking for the next day (and the late night crowd buying at the back door). There were 4 of us there so we tried the Boston Cream, Powdered Sugar, Maple Bacon,... More 

Thank Chelsisme
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Everything is very flavorful and fresh! You won't be disappointed! Although they make several batches, go early to get the apple fritters.

Thank Perrys4710

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
19:30 - 00:58
19:30 - 00:58
19:30 - 00:58
19:30 - 00:58
19:30 - 00:58
19:30 - 00:58
19:30 - 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?