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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” (499 reviews)
“apple fritters” (341 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 8 August 2017

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 8 August 2017 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 4 August 2017 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 6 August 2017

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 3 August 2017 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 3 August 2017 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.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

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 August 2017 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
Reviewed 2 August 2017

They sell these as they are making them at night 7pm-1am - at their back door, hence the name. We got ours at midnight, no line. They are as good as everyone says. The apple fritters are SO good, but HUGE, we could have shared...More

Thank Doubleabret
Reviewed 1 August 2017

There is a big line, why? You will find out. The heavenly doughnuts! Wait until after three PM, half off, but a lot of types are gone including the apple fritters to die for. Late nite, back door is the snack aholic place for fresh...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The best kept secret that is not really secret, but such a great treat! The day trip to Martha's Vineyard was really capped off with a fabulous, scrumptious visit to back door donuts that serves "hot off the press" fresh donuts every night from 7pm-1am!...More

Thank hurley782017
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13 July 2016|
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:58 AM
7:00 PM - 12:58 AM
7:00 PM - 12:58 AM
7:00 PM - 12:58 AM
7:00 PM - 12:58 AM
7:00 PM - 12:58 AM
7:00 PM - 12:58 AM
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
  • E-mail
Both the front door of the Bakery and Back Door Donuts are closed for the season. We will re-open in mid-April 2018. Thank you for your patronage and the great reviews you leave for us and other customers. Wishing you happy holidays and a safe, healthy winter!
-- Jan & Rita
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