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Mary Lou Donuts

1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
+1 765-474-9131
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“doughnuts” (22 reviews)
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05:00 - 17:00All hours
1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been eating at Mary Lou donuts since it was a little drive up in West lafayette. Simply put probably 50+ years. Recently it has sold to a new owner.there are changes that have been done to the actual property that are long overdue....More

Thank rita s
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has been big fans of Mary Lou Donuts for decades. By far, the best doughnuts in town! However, I'm beginning to worry a little bit. It seems during the last month-- every time we have ordered the English Crullers--they are overcooked. They used...More

Thank Skyskg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The donuts are amazing....IF you are looking for a great donut. No other donuts even compare. The only issue I have with the place is the parking, it is limited. It is always crowded, but it's worth the effort. CASH ONLY.

Thank 528darlas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a hole in the wall but that has no bearing on the quality of their donuts. The apple fritters are huge & delicious!

Thank JillDeYoung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic donuts! Cash only, so make sure you come prepared! If it weren't for that hang up for some customers who arrive with just that credit card, I would give it a 5. Best donuts in town, hands down!

Thank michelle s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best donuts around by far! I'm always comparing other donuts to Mary Lous, and none have ever come close. So fresh and yummy!

Thank katebough2n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Local landmark. Named one of the best in the state. I take the kids on Saturday mornings for Donuts and eat at the barstool tabletops in the A Frame building.

Thank Jnotoras
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A local institution. Go early or you might miss your favorite. Eat in or drive thru. Good coffee too. Parking is not always easy. I'll keep going.

Thank fatherchristmas2017
Reviewed 11 July 2017

These are the best donuts in Lafayette, IN. They have a good variety of types of donuts including; Persians, and apple fritters.

Thank mobilemusic
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Mary Lou Donuts has been around what seems like forever. I remember going there when I was little and still love getting donuts from there to this day. I took my little one for the first time and she was in aww at all the...More

Thank LoveToTravel052005
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24 September 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I called the shop today, September 26, 2016; they do not sell gluten-free donuts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
05:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 S 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47905-2134
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-474-9131
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