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Mary Lou Donuts

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1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
+1 765-474-9131
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05:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 05:00 - 17:00
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McHenry, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For any of our holiday gatherings in Lafayette, we order 2-4 dozen of their iced sugar cookies. Often with the theme, they are shaped for Christmas, Valentines day, St. Patrick's day, Halloween! We and especially the kids LOVE their cookies... and cream horn's too!

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Thank S1124WMstaceyb
Lafayette, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

THE place for light, eggy French Crullers, a mariad of classic donuts and seasonal specialties. Grab a seat in this small A-frame builing and enjoy, or you can visit the drive-through. Regarding those crullers, be sure to specify the French or cake type if you are at the drive through. The weight of the bag will tell you if they... More 

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Thank FridayOff
Lafayette, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff is friendly and helpful--including the owners. Their fresh-fried doughnuts and dessert pieces are DELICIOUS and mouth-watering. Now, there's no need to seek alternative locations for other forms of breakfast or dining. Their doughnuts, w/soft dough, old-fashioned pastries are amazingly satisfying. And remember the theme song of the TV series "Cheers?" . . . "where everybody knows your name" How... More 

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Thank Connie B
Lafayette, Indiana
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good donuts. Quaint atmosphere. They don't take credit cards, so make sure you have cash if you stop by!

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Thank Itshim104
Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Hi energy, amazing donuts, a special treat for the kids! Love it, especially on a summer morning! Definitely recommend.

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Thank michelle s
Lafayette, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Apple Fritters are hands down the best in Lafayette. Prices and variety are great! Wish they were open Sundays.

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Thank ktaylor1120
Lafayette, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Best in town! Wide selection, affordable, and always satisfied. Stop inside or use the convenient drive thru.

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West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you can make the time to pick them up they are amazing. Well worth the calorie splurge.not a lot of room to sit and eat and closed on sundays but I'm not a huge donut person and love these!

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Charlestown
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

At least Saturday a month we make the drive to pick up our favorite pastries for an indulgent sweets breakfast. A great variety of fresh made, light and sumptuous donuts and rolls. Double Chocolate, Boston Cream, Maple Bars and the list goes on.

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East Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I had hoped to find the doughnuts of childhood memory. As in before fried doughnuts were stricken from menus. The doughnuts may be fried but the glaized doughnuts were worse than bland they were tasteless. Partially fried dough with sweet glaze. Sad and disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
05:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 17:00
Thursday
05:00 - 17:00
Friday
05:00 - 17:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?