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Whitney Donut & Sandwich Shop

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2574 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
+1 203-248-9095
Today
05:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 05:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 05:00 - 17:00
Sat 05:00 - 16:00
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Hamden, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whitney donut may have some of the best donuts in Hamden. They have phenomenal sandwiches and lunches, and the staff is always so pleasant. They will do their absolute best to accommodate dietary needs. You won't be disappointed!

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Shelton Ct.
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Well you can't do it often but when you need a donut make sure it's a good one and this is where you need to be! They also, have great sandwiches and muffins and coffee

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Thank Donna S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I found this place by accident. Bought a dozen donuts and you get 13. Donuts are one and a half times bigger than Dunkin' Donuts, overfilled and delicious.

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Thank Edward S
Cheshire, Connecticut
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Donuts are very good. But, I don't see the hype with the sandwiches. Coffee is ok. But, I'm a coffee snob. Blows DD away ( Cumby's blows DD away). If I'm working the weekend I'll get these donuts for the guys in the shop. They all love them.

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Thank blueyeddevil
Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Several times that I have eaten at Whitney Donuts and Sandwich shop it has been very good. I would recommend anytime for a breakfast or lunch;

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Thank judith m
Wilton, Connecticut
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Not to be missed. What a great find to come across this little place. A total opposite from chain joints. The food is real. All the sandwiches and salads are first rate. And if you are looking for something sweet, try the apple turnovers.

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Thank M-Bob21200
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great place for delicious homemade soup in winter and great homemade sandwiches all year long. I recommend calling your order in for easy pick up at window. A consistently good place for a lunch that doesn't break the bank! I forgot to mention the donuts are the real deal!!! The best around and I don't even like donuts! Pick up... More 

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Thank Leslie H
Stuck in MA
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261 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We didn't know we had to buy at the cash register but the staff were friendly enough to serve us at the countertop. Great donuts - soft and fresh. Coffee was good and hot but not memorable. All in all, worth the trip.

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Thank BixUS
Hamden, Connecticut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I go to Whitney Donuts 2-3 times a month. Their donuts are better than DD and their coffee and sandwiches are always fresh and tasty! Enjoy! The restaurant is on Whitney Avenue about a mile north of town hall on the right.

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Thank Junie1224
Hamden, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great people, fresh food. Skip the chains.... This is the place to go! Donuts, bagels, sandwiches -- best around.

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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
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 15:00
Monday
05:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 17:00
Thursday
05:00 - 17:00
Friday
05:00 - 17:00
Saturday
05:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2574 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Hamden
  • Phone Number: +1 203-248-9095
Description
Whitney Donut Shop sells pastries, coffee, and sandwiches. A local favorite.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?