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Userfriend Sep 22, 2011 01:02 PM

Has anyone ever had donuts from Suzy-Jo's Donuts in Bridgeport and/or Blue Bell? I have been told that they are not to be missed by someone who's opinion I don't trust because we usually don't agree on any food items. Any other opinions out there?

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    Buckethead Sep 22, 2011 01:10 PM

    I've had them from the Bridgeport location, they're very good, much better than Dunkin' or wherever but they're not in the same league as Frangelli's in South Philly or the Donut Plant in NYC. If you are a big fan of donuts it's definitely worth checking them out though.

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      Userfriend Sep 22, 2011 02:42 PM

      Thanks for your reply.

      In my humble opinion, Dunkin' Donuts is not hard to beat. I could draw a donut on a piece of paper and eat the paper and it would be about what you get at Dunkin' Donuts. South Philly is waaaaay to far to go for a donut or 2, as is NYC. I will definitely try Suzy-Jo's. Thanks again.

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      Dunkin' Donuts
      34 US Highway 130 N, Burlington, NJ 08016

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      mkertello Sep 22, 2011 03:14 PM

      Living in Bridgeport for the last 2+ years, I can say I've been a little disappointed with Suzy Jo. I think they are good donuts, a step above DD (which while mass-produced, I don't think they are bad as most people seem to think), but they definitely did not live up to the hype that most people seem to give it credit for. I'd rather steer you to the LeBus outlet/bakery store in KOP (about a 5 minute drive from Suzy Jo's Bport location) for a chocolate croissant or some other delicacy. But if you must have a donut, try Suzy Jo, I'd just say temper your expectations when you go...

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        givemecarbs Sep 22, 2011 06:22 PM

        Heading to bluebell tomorrow. Where exactly is Suzy-Jo's? I finally stopped at the Roma bakery in bluebell and was delighted. Cheerful people waited on me, a tv going in Italian, tiny little fruit pies. But now I want donuts!

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          cwdonald Sep 22, 2011 06:56 PM

          Intersection of 202 and Township Line Road. Across the street from Kohls, in the same general area as where El Sarape is.

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            RitterSportRules Sep 22, 2011 06:57 PM

            In the small shopping center on the SE corner of 202 and 73, across the parking lot at an angle from the Rita's.

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              givemecarbs Sep 23, 2011 12:49 AM

              oh thanks cwdonald and ritter. I'm so going tomorrow!

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                Userfriend Sep 23, 2011 04:32 PM

                According to the internet, Suzy-Jo's is not where the above posts mentioned, unless the site I saw is wrong. The Blue Bell location is listed as 1380 Skippack Pike, which is just below Dekalb Pike on Skippack Pike.

                Their phone number is listed as 610-270-2800, so you might want to call before going to make sure.

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                  Userfriend Sep 23, 2011 04:57 PM

                  Oops. . . . . . .Obviously I don't know the area very well. I think we are talking about the same place. Sorry for confusing the issue.

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                    Jdbc Sep 24, 2011 05:04 AM

                    It's in the same shopping center as El Serape, but it's behind the building.

          2. cheesewit Sep 24, 2011 08:33 AM

            Been here many, many times and they do a nice job. I have a new favorite for doughnuts and that's Distelfink Bakery on Valley Forge Road in Lansdale. Their cream filled are to die for. I haven't gone back to Suzy Jo's since trying Distelfink this summer.

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              Jdbc Sep 26, 2011 03:51 PM

              We so miss Distelfink's. We lived in Lansdale for 25 years, and that was the go-to place.

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              kpkip Sep 24, 2011 01:34 PM

              I would recommend the apple cider doughnuts at Merrymead farms or at Linvilla orchards. If you get them still warm they are delicious.

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                lulugoose Sep 26, 2011 10:55 AM

                there is another location in Royersford on Lewis Road. I love their plain cake donurts and the obnes with cinammon sugar...

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                  cgarner Sep 28, 2011 09:56 AM

                  My co-workers LOVE when I bring in Yum-Yum donuts, but I've had Suzy-Jo's before and I think they're a little bit better.
                  +1 for Distelfink Donuts! (and butter cake! don't miss trying the butter cake just once!)

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                    givemecarbs Sep 28, 2011 11:31 AM

                    Don't tell Dennis but I like their butter cake bettah than his. Haven't had their butter cake in awhile. Am saving it for one of those cold rainy dismal days.

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