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Plain & Fancy Donut Shop

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1544 Route 61 Hwy S, Pottsville, PA 17901-4205
+1 570-385-2282
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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love donuts and the best donut I have ever had is the peanut butter filled donut at Plain and Fancy. I have had it both at the shop and at their boot at the Bloomsburg Fair. This place has great local character, they are also well known for a pre-lent treat known as fausnachts, a potato flour donut. People... More 

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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Stop by occasionally when we're in the mood for a donut. They're made daily and always fresh and delicious, but get here early if you want a specific type, as they run out fairly quickly.

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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The variety and freshness of these donuts are amazing. Nothing like eating a donut that you know was just made earlier that morning. They are not thick donuts like the chain brands but burst with flavor.

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Thank TravelerSenior
Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Plain & Fancy is by far one of the best bakeries in the area. From donuts to Long John's to specialized cakes and almost anything in between this is the place to visit.

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We got to see the back where the donuts are made. Oh my good where are the health inspectors at? There was mice feces on the counters. It was a mess. I could not believe it. But I seen it with my own eyes. The owner took us to walk through the back bc we were going to rent a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is a wonderful pastry shop, we enjoy all the items we have tried so far. Their pastry are made fresh daily at the shop. Enjoy a donut today and stop on by.

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Summit Station, Pennsylvania
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205 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

This place has been around as long as I can remember. They have the best donuts and very reasonable prices. They not only sell at their store but at many of the local farmers markets. In this part of the country we celebrate fasnacht day on Fat Tuesday and this place makes exceptional fasnachts.

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Thank don w
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2012 via mobile

Plain & Fancy has been around forever. Great donuts and excellent prices keep customers coming back. The only real problem here is the shop itself. The location is somewhat random to begin with, but when you walk inside, you come across a poorly lit, overly outdated, somewhat gross place. Come for the donuts, but don't anticipate a nice location to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1544 Route 61 Hwy S, Pottsville, PA 17901-4205
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pottsville
  • Phone Number: +1 570-385-2282

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