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“Best Donuts in Town!”

Bennett's Fresh Roast
Ranked #1 of 25 Bakeries in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$15
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Charming cafe serving breakfast and lunch and famous hand-cut, from-scratch donuts. Coffee is fresh roasted in-house in micro batches.
Fort Myers, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best Donuts in Town!”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Great place for coffee, tea, and donuts. Mostly a locals place. Donuts made fresh! Many people swear by the maple bacon donut, but I like the coconut almond. The donuts are soft and puffy-- a texture more like Krispy Creme than Dunkin. The earlier you get there, the more choices you will have as some donut flavors sell out quickly. There is only counter service, but the line goes quickly.

Parking can be an issue. There is a small lot which can be hard to get in and out of in a larger vehicle, but you can also park along the street.

  • Visited June 2014
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Ft. Myers
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Freshly made in house donuts and roasted coffee”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

This is a locals favorite. In the downtown area, between the Edison Ford Estates and Centennial Park. Do stop in for a delicious, decadent breakfast treat! Bennett roasts his own coffee, and makes the donuts on site. Variety of donut flavors from the traditional glazed to the orange coconut and maple bacon. Choose your coffee, bold or mild. I think the mild is strong, my husband said the bold is just that! For a lighter taste, try the cappuccino. The earlier you go, the more selection you will have to choose from. They also serve lunch. I have no experience with the lunch menu, but it looked enticing! You order and receive your meal at the counter, then find a seat, indoors or on the outside deck, and enjoy!

Visited July 2014
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Fort Myers, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A gem!”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The donuts are absolutely delish. My husbands poker guys really enjoyed them. I took a girlfriend to Bennets for lunch awhile ago and it was fun. We both ordered a donut dog. Won't have it again, but what the heck. The waiter gave us free donuts to take home and we chattered with others there and made new connections. I will go back again soon. Indeed, it's a gem

  • Visited July 2014
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North Port, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Bacon Donuts”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I'm sure I had you at Bacon!!!! Well this is a great combination, they have many other great flavors of donuts that you would never find at your typical doughnut shop, this place is unique, busy and really yummy. so go early to get the best selection, they sale out fast

Visited January 2014
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SJU
Level 6 Contributor
493 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
“Yummy”
Reviewed 1 July 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Stopped to bring donuts to an event and glad I did. Austin was very nice and makes a great latte. The prices $1.10 to $1.75 per donut may be a little high, but the flavors are great. Had a cranberry muffin which was wonderful - full of fresh berries.

Visited June 2014
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