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Downyflake

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” (73 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3958
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Just enjoyed the Flake special with a gluten free blueberry muffin. My husband loves the coconut doughnut. He exercised great restraint and just ordered one with his egg white omelet. This was our first time making it without a long line in front. But it's...More

Thank mariahN8297PX
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Overall, we had a great time and wonderful food while at the Downyflake. It was our first time on the island and we kept hearing that this was the place to go from the locals. The doughnuts were great and the service was also good!...More

Thank Emily V
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Best place for breakfast or brunch on the island. Donuts are the best.......ask for warm ones. Great value and worth the wait

Thank neodoc
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Warm donuts,pancakes,linguica, eggs. Must have breakfast there when in Nantucket! A bit of a wait in season, but woth it!

Thank denbro
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Downyflake was our first return to Nantucket food. Their donuts are unlike anyone's. Best ever!!! We were surprised that they weren't served warm and fresh as they used to be!! Bring that back! There's not a bad choice here for a wonderful breakfast!

Thank Sbb1218
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I had breakfast here one day and lunch the other. For breakfast I had the Blueberry Pancakes with bacon. And for lunch I had bacon cheese burger. This place has the best food and the best prices on Nantucket. My friends and I wish they...More

Thank Johno1972
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We walked 1 mile to have breakfast. My husband had blueberry pancakes with blueberry syrup which he enjoyed. I had one egg but chose a chocolate donut as my toast. Good choice!

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 12 July 2016

There is no question that Downyflake is one of my favorite breakfast places anywhere. While the menu is pretty basic and straightforward, the blueberry pancakes are not to be missed. Make sure you have cash since credit cards are not accepted.

Thank Leonard F
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great donuts here - not a huge selection but you don;t really need it with their offerings. We loved the chocolate, sugar and coconut.

Thank NSHockeyMom
Reviewed 20 June 2016

If you don't want a precious, pricey breakfast, Downyflake is your best bet. Good food and best donuts in America!

Thank 1AnneR1
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patty10808
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Sorry, don't know about gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
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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