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18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3958
+1 508-228-4533
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“donuts” (74 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3958
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Breakfast at Downyflake - great service, great breakfast, piping hot sugar doughnuts - best doughnut ever

Thank Return2africa
Reviewed 8 July 2017

You can find here all might want to get on your breakfast. Always fresh, very tasty and you don't have to wait too long. Doughnuts are very tasty! Prices are great as well. Do recommend to all Nantucket visitors. You won't regret!

1  Thank Elena G
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Breakfast for 3 only $36 including tip! Best place for a great breakfast or lunch. It's a locals go to spot and so affordable on Nantucket Unlimited Green Mountain coffee and so much more

Thank 145Esprit
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is the place to make you feel like a local. Everyone from construction workers, fisherman and tourists are here. Fantastic fresh donuts! Always great scrambles.

Thank amy K
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Fresh made old style donuts. Plain, Sugar, Chocolate, Coconut, Cinnamon. Half dozen is perfect for 2 people for a simple breakfast to go. Also one can sit down for a more traditional breakfast. But the doughnuts are just fine to get a sugar and coffee...More

Thank GMBG
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Worth the drive for homemade delicious donuts. Super coffee and great egg dishes! Many choices of homemade breads! Locals know where to go. Absolutely loved it! Now we know where to go also!

Thank Judieelizabeth
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I always head to Downyflake for breakfast when I visit Nantucket. Food is always good. The donuts are made fresh every day. Delicious.

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Their donuts are tasty but the food is average. Not as flavorful as I had expected. Buy the donuts skip breakfast. Good service. Glad they have re-opened - but just for the donuts.

Thank Sebastian22013
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Been going to Downyflake for 40 yrs +. A Nantucket tradition. Arrive early - before 8:00 a.m. in summer and your ok - later be ready to wait Chocolate, sugar, and plain doughnuts.

Thank Toddphd
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy, but great food. We are regulars. Live on Nantucket. Too crowded for us in the summer, but when he crowds are gone it's our got-to spot where we know half the clientele. Basically, good diner food. Friendly service. Reasonable prices.

Thank Eric H
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12 June 2017|
Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know about gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3958
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket
  • Phone Number: +1 508-228-4533
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