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soniaa May 11, 2008 10:23 AM

so i SWEAR i saw a dunkin donuts on research blvd one night when i was in north austin, but i usually never go up there so i wanted to know if anyone could confirm that this actually exists?? i saw the sign and everything. need iced coffee!

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    nytexan May 12, 2008 09:27 AM

    any time frame for the reopenin.

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      frombostontoaustin May 13, 2008 07:51 PM

      drove by today...scheduled for a June 2nd opening

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        Lixer May 14, 2008 08:23 AM

        Awww, not in time for free iced coffee!!

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      frombostontoaustin May 12, 2008 08:44 AM

      I spoke to the employees a few months ago, and they told me there would be up to 60 D &D's in Austin by 2011.

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        Mike B May 11, 2008 03:51 PM

        Last year there was an article that said Dunkin Donuts plans to open at least 50 stores in Austin over the next decade. Soon you'll have iced coffee on every corner.

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          kirelerya May 11, 2008 07:16 PM

          My Dunkin Donuts experiences in Aus, TX have been a disappointment. I am from New England, and grew up loving their coffee. Every cup I have had here has been burnt... Just my two cents...

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            Nakhash May 11, 2008 10:25 PM

            I have to agree with the disappointing cofee. Though I'm not from New England, I did live in Boston for about 3yrs. Now they know how to do DD proud!

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          mkwng May 11, 2008 10:43 AM

          It's real. It's at 183 and Pavilion - 12200 Research Blvd, so says Google. It's not the nicest on the inside but the donuts and coffee are right on.

          There was a story in the Statesman about a year ago promising a big Austin area expansion, but no news since.

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            ccaustin May 11, 2008 12:19 PM

            I believe it's closed for renovations right now -- has been for three weeks or so. You can tell there's work going on, so they should be reopening soon.

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              mevery May 11, 2008 08:14 PM

              Actually it had a fire. I live down the street and passed the fire trucks one afternoon about 3-4 weeks ago. Looks like construction is going quickly. Dunkin has the best vanilla creme filled donut covered in powdered sugar---yumm!!!

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            KPeff May 11, 2008 10:41 AM

            I just used the 'Link to a place' feature on this post, and it turned up the two locations below.

            Don't forget - this Thursday May 15th they're giving away free coffee drinks between 10am and 10pm for some reason.

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            Dunkin' Donuts
            12200 Research Blvd # 100, Austin, TX

            Dunkin' Donuts
            11200 Research Blvd # 100, Austin, TX

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