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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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“late night” (34 reviews)
“donuts” (486 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 13 October 2017

I heard the stories, how people line up at 9 o clock at night to eat these treats. I was in the neighborhood at about 3 pm and was surprised to find donuts on display. We bought 4 and went home. What I will say...More

Thank colearl
BackDoorDonuts, Owner at Back Door Donuts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Dear Colearl, We're sorry you weren't satisfied with our donuts. We make donuts and apple fritters twice a day beginning at 6 am and again in the evening for Back Door Donuts. Every afternoon at 3 pm, we begin selling any remaining donuts and fritters...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

There’s not much to the atmosphere but there is a fantastic choice of donuts and baked good. There are a couple tables for sitting and relaxing. The donuts have a great reputation. People order them by the dozen and come pick them up.

Thank dbctraveler
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Apple fritters are a bit of a thing in my family and we never miss an opportunity to taste them. The sign limiting how many you could purchase without a special order was a good omen and the fritter was delicious.

Thank Koren S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

They literally open the back door in the late evening while baking for the next day- warm apple fritters were mouthwatering, we could not get home to pair with ice cream as we ate the whole thing immediately.

Thank bermudagirl71
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Oak Bluffs two nights and stopped here both nights. Highly recommend the apple fritters - they are oh so good!

Thank susangY2167HT
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great place for a late night snack! everything there looked amazing. They moved the line fast and it was worth the wait. don't miss this local treasure.

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 4 October 2017

You can't help it! Once you take the apple fritter, you will stand in line every night for your fix! So good! We even bring them all the way back to Virginia and heat them in the oven. The best fritter I ever ate. I...More

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing! Waited a few minutes and had a fresh batch. Cash only I think, no problem. but def worth the wait for a fresh batch. Yummy!

Thank Kristin C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It's a tradition in oak bluffs to go at night to back door for warm delicious sinfully unhealthy donuts. Try the maple bacon one--it's really good. There will be a line because as I said it's a tradition

Thank sharon o
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Stood in line for hot apple fritters. Be advised there is a separate line just for apple fritters. So delicious.

Thank Cynthia P
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14 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.
4 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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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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