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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” (37 reviews)
“donuts” (532 reviews)
“apple fritters” (359 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place to go after a wonderful dinner on Circuit Ave at one of the great restaurants because you're too full for desert. After a walk around the harbor you MUST get a donut. The apple fritters are the best but everything is good. Don't...More

Thank Capawock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were wandering after dinner and saw a line assembling for what you ask? Donuts sold out of the back door. Seriously, a late night menu of doughnut deliciousness. Splurge and enjoy the decadence of these lovely confectioners.

Thank R L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These are the best donuts, that I have ever had! The apple fritters are truly what dreams are made of.

Thank Copper C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I never really know what makes something like Backdoor Donuts so special....but it is. No need to wait until dark, you can get the same donuts out of the bakery during the day. The "donuts in the dark" thing is cute, but nothing more than...More

Thank pgfield
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to get an apple fritter, fried dough and two donuts the last night of the season - holy moly. I could eat nothing but the fried dough the rest of my life and be content. My husband, who loves chocolate more...More

Thank Caryl101698
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Backstory opens up at 7pm but everyone starts lining up well before! Definitely worth the wait. First time and def not the last. Looking forward to these delicious donuts on our next visit. Yum👍

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A local hangout at night for fried doughnuts. Prices have gone up, but still a fun bargain. A little hard to find.

Thank Steve Z
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The line starts at dusk for fried doughnuts that are absolutely decadent.Worth a try once.It is a happening in Oak Bluffs.

Thank sumacv
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

In need of a coffee and a cake, we found a very friendly welcome, excellent coffee with an equally good cinnamon swirl and apple doughnut.

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 4 October 2018

a $2 donut??? I just want to know who copied whom... Duck Donuts in OB or Back Door Donuts in MV... you will think they are run by the same people but this is a more low keyed location and actually run out of the...More

1  Thank Chuck D
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Questions & Answers
5 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from lbene351 | Reviewed this property |
Backdoor Donuts - 508-693-3688. It says they open at 7PM, address is 1-11 Kennebuc Avenue, Oak Bluffs
25 August 2018|
Response from susieq021953 |
I meant open. 😬
Alison B
7 June 2018|
Response from 178beths178 | Reviewed this property |
My nephew has the same allergies and has eaten there in the past. I would call during daytime hours to check.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
19:00 - 00:58
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
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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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