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Blue Star Donuts
Blue Star Donuts

Blue Star Donuts

9.419 reviews
Bakery, Coffee and Tea, Doughnuts
Ranked #40 in Portland restaurants
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3549 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 477-9635
http://www.bluestardonuts.com/
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The best donut shop in Portland. It's definitely worth visiting more than once and you must go crazy and buy one of every flavor. My favorite donut is the Blueberry Bourbon Basil, ... Read more
a surprising combination and absolutely delicious. Second place goes to the Peanut Butter and Jelly donut.

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Rochester

From what I gather from reading about Portland, this is Voodoo's main competitor in the city, and since we tried Voodoo, we had to try here. It could have been due to the fact that we were here in the middle of the afternoon versus first thing in the morning, but they didn't have any where near the number of choices for donuts (and they aren't open 24/7 like Voodoo, either--in fact, they close when they run out of donuts), and their prices seemed to be a little more expensive than Voodoo.

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Local from Portland

Of all the famous doughnut places I have sampled this one is simply amazing. Today I had the triple B "blueberry bourbon basil" special. The icing is abit on the heavy side, but the cake doughnut itself was perfect, I felt as if I was eating a super moist muffin.

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Puerto Vallarta

Best doughnuts in the city! Really the gourmet side of classic Portland style pastry.

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Mountain View

Classic flavors mixed with gourmet extras. These donuts are decadent and delicious. I tried the bacon maple, blueberry bourbon basil, and lemon poppyseed old fashioned - all excellent.

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Burns

If you are ever even NEAR Portland you need to stop at Blue Star donuts!!!!!!! They are baked fresh and to perfection. Though these well known than the voodoo donuts, this is where all the locals go and love! These are the best donuts you will EVER taste in your LIFE!!!!!!!!!

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Seoul

This place had an amazing ganache donut that we bought. The chocolate was so smooth and just the right amount of sweet. So good we had to buy two. Their other flavored were amazing as well. The overall design of the shop is very clean as well.

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I'm not a donut person per se, but if you're going to eat donuts, get them here not Voodoo, far superior.

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Palma de Mallorca

The best donut shop in Portland. It's definitely worth visiting more than once and you must go crazy and buy one of every flavor. My favorite donut is the Blueberry Bourbon Basil, a surprising combination and absolutely delicious. Second place goes to the Peanut Butter and Jelly donut.

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Local from Portland

In spite of the hype around Voodoo, many locals think Blue Star is far superior! Couple of locations; but, the original is at 1237 SW Washington just a block or two away from downtown Powell's.

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Irvine

Much better than Voodoo doughnut. But you should go to Voodoo at least once. The best time to go there is about 1 hour to 30 minutes before it opens. Blueberry bourbon is a hit. But I still like the old fashioned donut the best.

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South San Francisco
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Blue Star serves some awesome gourmet donuts. On my first visit here, I tried the maple bacon and the blueberry balsamic which were both delicious! The donuts are so soft! I believe the dough they use for their donuts is the same they use to make brioche, which differentiate the taste and texture from the typical donut. When I was here, I saw they were advertising their fried chicken donut which sounded pretty interesting. Will look into it on my next visit.

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Cambridge

Better flavors than Voodoo. Flour-based donuts instead of cake-based.

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Champaign

Super tasty donuts! :)

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