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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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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“donuts” (66 reviews)
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06:00 - 14:00All hours
18 Sparks Ave, Nantucket, MA 02554-3958
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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I think we were the only tourists in this place on a Sunday morning. It is small but the food is good and the tables turn over quickly. We got a very good breakfast very quickly and at a reasonable price. Will be back!

Thank herzoke
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Downeyflake has a take out section with doughnuts or eat in any type of breakfast, omlets, pancakes, scrambled-eggs, muffins, etc. All breakfast items looked good. One Note: They only take cash.

Thank Bob-1812
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This breakfast/luncheonette turns out one of the best breakfasts with the best prices on the Island. You can sit at the dozen or so tables or sidle up to a stool at the counter. Their famous doughnuts are a draw in themselves, but stay for...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 16 September 2015

eating here is fine but the donuts are great-take them home! They only make 3 kinds, plain, sugar & chocolate covered. buy a dozen and share them with the family-u will b a hit!

Thank keven35jeep
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast here. The food was very good the service was good But you have to get there early or else you'll going to have to wait for a bit. The donuts looked very good and they are made fresh every...More

Thank Juan P
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We had breakfast here on Sunday morning during Labor Day weekend. We had to wait about a half hour but, it was well worth it. I enjoyed my greasy $5 breakfast very much so. They have an assortment of breakfast entrees and all the typical...More

Thank jfar88
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great food and donuts at most affordable prices on the island. Get there early during summer and especially on weekends. Worth the trip.

Thank kewb1
Reviewed 29 August 2015

In any tourist resort there's one place that is known as the place where the locals eat and this is it for Nantucket. Great doughnuts, blueberry pancakes and other breakfast food. Parking is tough so walk or ride a bike if you can.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Great Local's breakfast and lunch place. Nothing fancy but simple food and reasonable (for Nantucket) prices. They are most famous for their donuts and if you want them, you better get there early.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Good old Downyflake - Great Donuts and Blueberry Coffee Cake Eat Breakfast there or Grab a Box for the Boat

Thank Notablerose
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Any gluten free menu?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
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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