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World Fair Donut

1904 S Vandeventer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3220
+1 314-776-9975
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1904 S Vandeventer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3220
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Wow, these are good donuts. Cute shop run by a friendly attentive staff. Good prices, good coffee and real good donuts, fritters, etc, etc. Easy to find in Southwest Garden area of St. Louis.

Thank Mikehky
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing tasting donuts. Only accepts cash and almost always has a line. Call ahead to have orders of a dozen ready.

Thank Oligarshy
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We were driving around and found this gem. The place opens at 4 am. We were there in the late morning. We were told by a man standing nearby that the buttermilk donuts were the best ever. Well, they were sold out so instead we...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

World's Fair Donuts doesn't appear to have changed one thing since it opened decades ago: not the employees, the prices, the display cases or the recipes (which are incredible....try the buttermilk donut here and you'll never settle for another). It's located on one of the...More

Thank VictoriAnika
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Classic donut shop, with fresh, delicious product. Limited selection but they are all good. Hand made the old fashioned way.

Thank Traveler1522
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Adorable couple runs the shop....making the donuts while you are there. Inexpensive, tasty - not greasy for a donut. Wish we had a place like this where we live. Our favorite was red velvet - but they were all good. Worth stopping in if you...More

1  Thank tlh02
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after touri g the botanical gardens. The donuts come in all flavors and some are filled with fruit and cream. Both cake and glazed donuts are superb. It's a small place that has been baking donuts by the same people for years....More

Thank MokoPeoria_IL
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you go to "The Hill" and don't get a Worlds Fair Donut, you have really missed out. I'm not suppose to be eating donuts, but I had a red velvet with icing. Holy Cow as Harry Carey used to say. We went back the...More

Thank Pheenom38
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A must-visit if you are in the Missouri Botanical Gardens area. A dedicated family business of the kind that doesn't exist much anymore. The donuts keep coming, hot and fresh. The prices are shockingly low and the lines are long on weekend mornings. Don't miss...More

Thank drjajekyll
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The glazed, jelly filled glazed, and danishes are great! The coffee is every bit as good as starbucks. Very nice people running this business!

Thank Marla M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
04:00 - 16:00
04:00 - 16:00
04:00 - 16:00
04:00 - 16:00
04:00 - 16:00
04:00 - 16:00
04:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1904 S Vandeventer Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-3220
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-776-9975
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