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Original House of Donuts

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9638 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98499-1516
+1 253-588-2647
06:00 - 18:00
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Olympia, Washington
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop here every week from work, alternating whose turn it is t buy. The donuts are always fresh, and there is a great selection to choose from. The lines sometimes get long, but I think this is an indicator of their popularity. NOt to be missed.

Thank ZiggyMelonhead
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Sweet bread snobs! I took my aunt here an hour before closing. Maple bars were all that was left.She tasted 1 piece. We bought a dozen for $6.50. My friends and family were 'I gotta go ther" pleased.

Thank Mo S
Seattle, Washington
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222 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Regular donut shop. I heard alot of reviews and thought its a good idea to drive from Seattle for a couple of dozens. I was not impressed with the donuts. Good fresh old school donuts but nothing extra ordinary.

Thank Jani_Vladi
Lakewood, Washington, USA
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283 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

When you need a chocolate fix this is the only place to satisfy your desire. Head out for chocolate frosted chocolate cake donuts or creme filled Bismarcks or just get both like I do. You can't miss. Give it a go!

Thank Surfpinky
Lakewood, Washington, United States
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are times when nothing will due but a big, soft, sugary doughnut -- and at those times, House of Donuts in Lakewood is the place to go. Made fresh daily, these are little pockets of sweet goodness, and at a very reasonable price. This is our go-to spot for office snacks, weekend breakfasts, or church events. The best thing... More 

Thank Carole L
Lakewood, Washington
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This donut shop has been an institution in Lakewood many years before it was a city. They have the very best maple bars and cake doughnuts.

Thank paul s
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is SO cute!! AND they had a huge selection of tasty-looking donuts. What more could you want?!

Thank meganjrudolph
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Love the maple bacon bars! The size of the donuts is amazing. Always packed though so be prepared for a small wait. The "we pick option for a dozen of donuts is not a disappointment either. All of them are yummy.

Thank Angel F
Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I have visited the House of Doughnuts many times since I moved to the Tacoma area. It is conveniently located very close to shopping, banks, and the Town Center Mall. That makes it all the easier to drop in for a calorie-laden delicious treat. These are the largest and most tasty donuts that I have ever eaten. Seldom will you... More 

Thank llmarson
Lakewood, Washington
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Old Building.....But the absolute BEST Donuts in Town! Made fresh daily in a wide variety of shapes and colors. The maple bars are just out of this world! Fresh and very tasty!

Thank Don E

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9638 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98499-1516
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 253-588-2647

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