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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” (74 reviews)
“blueberries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 2:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3958
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My kids favorite donuts, ever! Eating them in the car now! 😎 great breakfast for tourists as well as the locals!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I was so looking forward to eating at the Downeyflake- and was so disappointed to find that the blueberry pancakes they are supposedly known for actually use blueberries out of can!! So awful. Had to pay $3.00 extra for real maple syrup... and the sausage...More

2  Thank Blair B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Breakfast at Downyflake - great service, great breakfast, piping hot sugar doughnuts - best doughnut ever

Thank Return2africa
Reviewed 8 July 2017

You can find here all might want to get on your breakfast. Always fresh, very tasty and you don't have to wait too long. Doughnuts are very tasty! Prices are great as well. Do recommend to all Nantucket visitors. You won't regret!

1  Thank Elena G
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Breakfast for 3 only $36 including tip! Best place for a great breakfast or lunch. It's a locals go to spot and so affordable on Nantucket Unlimited Green Mountain coffee and so much more

Thank 145Esprit
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This is the place to make you feel like a local. Everyone from construction workers, fisherman and tourists are here. Fantastic fresh donuts! Always great scrambles.

Thank amy K
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Fresh made old style donuts. Plain, Sugar, Chocolate, Coconut, Cinnamon. Half dozen is perfect for 2 people for a simple breakfast to go. Also one can sit down for a more traditional breakfast. But the doughnuts are just fine to get a sugar and coffee...More

Thank GMBG
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Worth the drive for homemade delicious donuts. Super coffee and great egg dishes! Many choices of homemade breads! Locals know where to go. Absolutely loved it! Now we know where to go also!

Thank Judieelizabeth
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I always head to Downyflake for breakfast when I visit Nantucket. Food is always good. The donuts are made fresh every day. Delicious.

Thank WestchesterP2
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Their donuts are tasty but the food is average. Not as flavorful as I had expected. Buy the donuts skip breakfast. Good service. Glad they have re-opened - but just for the donuts.

Thank Sebastian22013
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12 June 2017|
Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know about gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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