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Back Door Donuts

5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
+1 508-693-3688
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (459 reviews)
“apple fritters” (316 reviews)
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5 Post Office Square, behind the Oak Bluffs Post Office, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend told me I had to "experience" Back Door Donuts between 7pm-1am when on MV. So we did. The line was long when we arrived around 10 pm, but it moved quickly. I'm generally a "health conscience" eater, but boy was that a yummy,...More

Thank rmbobroff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great donuts from a coffee shop that decided to sell the in he evening out of the back door (literally) many different types the apple fritter donut is excellent. Always a long line but that's a part of the mystique and fun of the place....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had gotten donuts from this place early this year by people who had given them to us. They were typical, nothing special. So after fining in Oak Bluffs we decided to stop by. The crowd waiting was unbelievable!! I bet the wait was an...More

1  Thank yachtchef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to taste love, this is it! I had the cinnamon and sugar, crunchy fried on the outside, warm and soft on the inside. Those are elements that make the world go round, be there at 7pm, the line is long, but you...More

Thank 1girl1globe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been getting these donuts for 20 years.It has become so popular.They are super fresh and it's very well organized.Love these donuts!!

1  Thank felicia h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the donuts so much we made it a point to try the bakery and was not disappointed. Try the lemon filled donut The raspberry filled was equally good but very sweet. So if you want a little tart the lemon was worth it....More

Thank Joseph C
BackDoorDonuts, Owner at Back Door Donuts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joseph, thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed the donuts and sorry you didn't like the iced coffee. Our iced coffee is brewed with a dark roast coffee - double strength so it doesn't taste watered-down as the ice melts. It is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just the best local tradition. Donuts come out warm and are so tasty. We had assortment - jelly, chocolate frosted, cinnamon sugar - all went away satisfied. A must do while on the island.

Thank Peter O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hot from the oven Apple fritter is one of the best things I've ever eaten. An Oak Bluffs must. Worth it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel was right down the street from Back Door! As soon as we stepped out of our hotel you could smell the aroma of the donuts. It was heavenly. There is a line but it moves. It really depends on what time you go....More

1  Thank pina71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious hot, fresh donuts! What's not to love??👍🏻😁 There tends to be a long line, however it moves fast! Worth the wait for a fresh donut!🍩

Thank GoBucks4
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they ship orders but there may be information on their site that include the details. Sorry I could not be more helpful.
3 June 2015|
Response from BackDoorDonuts | Property representative |
Yes, both the Front Door Bakery & Back Door Donuts are open 7 days a week

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 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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