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The Donut Experiment

210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-896-3172
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake donuts” (167 reviews)
“dozen donuts” (20 reviews)
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210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Anna Maria Island last week for vacation. The donuts are delicious! I do believe it was the highlight of everyday for my 11 year old son. He rode his bike to the shop every morning, ordered our donuts & rode home with them....More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you get something right why do anything else? Simple formula here. Grab an order form, get creative, enjoy the dozen donuts you came up with. Great for families!!

Thank Tim A
Reviewed yesterday

Easily one of the best donuts I've ever had in my entire life--even though we had to wait about 10 minutes in line It was totally worth it! Sea salt and caramel is delicious!

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here after watching the sunrise at City Pier. The people were so nice and the donuts were so good. Lots of glazes and toppings to choose from. They were so good that we got more to take with us for later!

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was ok. I was expecting more from the donut experiment. I thought you would decorate your own donuts or something. But you simply choose your flavours. Nothing special, but I guess if you like donuts worth a visit.

Thank E15st
Reviewed 1 week ago

what a great little find this place was, you could make up your own freshly baked donut with whatever topping you wanted or ask them to make up a selection for you, also serve coffees and soft drinks, eat in or takeaway. well worth a...More

Thank ladycullen123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible donuts that were not terribly expensive ($13/dozen). We read reviews that said to get there early, so we got there around 8 am. The place was empty, but it was also a Monday. I would recommend early arrival, especially on the weekend. Donuts were...More

Thank npwanner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place! Its a must visit! Kids loved it! Some of the best donuts we have tried! Nothing more to say but "go there"!

Thank Mpir1972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on our last day as we ended our vacation. Cool and different donut experience. Warm and fresh donuts that the teens said were amazing!

Thank Marv521
Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique way to order donuts, the Donut Experiment asks its guests to fill out an order sheet indicating icing and topping choice. All donuts were cake based, and clearly baked fresh (they were hot!). We tried many, but our favorites were vanilla icing with...More

Thank Eric D
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20 December 2016|
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Response from Dawn B | Reviewed this property |
If I had to guess, I would say not inside. But the eating area outside was nice!
21 November 2016|
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Response from jlfla | Reviewed this property |
No yeast donuts during out visits.
1 March 2016|
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Response from mobeachbetty | Reviewed this property |
I would avoid if I had any type of nut allergy.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210C Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-896-3172
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Welcome to The Donut Experiment, where every donut is your creation! We start with a delicious, fresh-made cake donut and then you pick from our huge selection of icings and toppings. Yours can be as simple as plain or glazed or as crazy as key lime, maple bacon or Sriracha. Stop by today and begin your own experiment. We also serve premium, local roasted coffee and espresso drinks.
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