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World's Best Donuts

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10 E Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 56604
+1 218-387-1345
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06:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 06:00 - 16:00
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Alexandria, MN
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had to stop to try them out. One of the best donuts I've ever had. My whole family said the same thing. Worth the wait as there is usually a long line.

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Thank Heidi B
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Always our stop of the morning in Grand Marais; got several different choices to 'test' while on our drive up the Gunflint Trail.

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Thank JanieD67
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to Grand Marais many times, but have never stopped at the World's Best Donuts. I realized I've been missing out. I tried 3 different donuts, but the chocolate knot was my favorite. I will return!

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Thank Joel S
Eagan, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Donuts were good, but not spectacular. Popular place in the morning with a short line of people outside (the inside is very small with a small seating area). Friendly, helpful staff.

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Thank PaulDeeming
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have gone there many times. You have to get there early before they're sold out. My grandma used to bake donuts just like these so it's a trip down memory lane.

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Thank Diane E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I've never even liked donuts that much but I love the sugared donuts. Seriously the best! And the banana cream and Bavarian filled are awesome! Not to mention the skizzles. Worth the wait if there's a line.

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Thank Geri C
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Chewy in the inside, crisp on the outside. The best! Bring cash or you'll be going across the street to the atm and paying atm fees.

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Thank crazycampinlady
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Like the name says, World's Best! Such a cute little place. We love the history and love that they make you feel like a local. And the Skizzles are as big as your head!

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Thank Kari M
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

You need to try the Knot! It's the best I've had, although everyone has their special bakery item at this renowned spot. Get there early before they run out!

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Thank Pat B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Limited hours in October, yet get there early as the donuts come up. Friendly service, sort of a hole in the wall place yet not to be missed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:00
Thursday
06:00 - 16:00
Friday
06:00 - 16:00
Saturday
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 56604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-1345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?