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Best Donuts in MA

phelana Oct 17, 2009 01:53 PM

Where is the best donut IMHO in Massachusetts?

  1. Jeremy01506 Oct 18, 2009 12:19 PM

    Apple Cider Donuts from Atkins Farms in Amherst, MA:
    http://www.seriouseats.com/2008/10/ap...

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      Bluebird Oct 18, 2009 03:41 PM

      Donut Dip, West Springfield, MA

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        djr222 Oct 21, 2009 07:55 AM

        1 more for this place, I live in NH and every time I get over there for work, I always have to get some for me , and now a extra doz for my co workers, LOL

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        BoNapateet Oct 18, 2009 08:33 PM

        Anyplace BUT Dunkin Donuts, IMHO.

        Try Mrs Murphy's Donuts on Routes 10 & 202 in Southwick, Mass. They've been written up in Yankee Magazine as one of the best in New England.

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          pepoling Oct 19, 2009 01:01 PM

          DONUT DIP!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG there are so many kinds and the interior is totally unchanged since the 50's. I go there any time I am passing W. Springfield on I -91

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            corinnerose Oct 20, 2009 12:23 PM

            DONUT DIP. they have these amazing eggy, glazed donuts that I haven't seen anywhere else. Also, excellent hours. 3am-midnight.

            I also THINK I remember Hamilton Orchards on Rt 202 near belchertown having good cider donuts. It is important that they are still warm, if not HOT. And they are.

            1. Science Chick Oct 20, 2009 12:45 PM

              I'm partial to Donut Cafe in Worcester. Mostly been to the Shrewsbury St. store, and I assume they send them over from the Chandler St. store.

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                Chris B. Oct 27, 2009 02:49 PM

                Is Eat-A-Donut in Lowell still around? They had the marshmallow donut type pastry ever.....

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                  NSDishGal Oct 29, 2009 11:17 AM

                  I have had terrific handmade donuts at both Gail Ann Coffee Shop in Arlington and Linda's in Belmont, but haven't been to either in a few years. Ziggy's in Salem, MA is a tiny quirky hole in the wall, but they have awesome fresh handmade donuts. I hear Marty's Donut Land in Ipswich is excellent, and am actually planning to check it out next week. I'll let you know what I find!

                  http://www.northshoredish.com

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                    mstockbr Oct 29, 2009 12:27 PM

                    Verna's in Cambridge on Mass Ave has got to be one of the best I've had. They have amazing cinnamon raisin crullers. These are like the ones my grandmother made.

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