Twin Donuts

Donut Shop and Coffee Shop
501 Cambridge St (at North Beacon St.), Brighton, Allston, MA 02134, United States
Open until 4:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 6:00 AM–4:00 PM
$ $ $ $
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Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 67 votes

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    jessica b.
    "iced coffee + baco/egg/cheez on a croissant = breakfast heaven."(9 Tips)
    Anita B.
    "Get coffee and a huge breakfast on Sunday morning (or afternoon)"(10 Tips)
    Kendall P.
    "Good, cheap diner food."(3 Tips)
    Haley F.
    "Get the iced coffee!"(4 Tips)
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  • donuts
  • breakfast food
  • croissants
  • coffee
  • great value
  • lively
  • good service
  • good for a quick meal
  • authentic
  • veggie burgers
  • casual
  • eggs
  • family-friendly
  • brunch food
  • sausage
  • inexpensive
  • cheese
  • chocolate frosting
  • round tables
  • black raspberry
  • Abby L.

    Excellent donuts! When they realized we were out of town, they gave us some free donuts!

    Abby L · July 8
  • Kendall P.

    Good, cheap diner food. Yes to donuts. No to coffee. The garlic broccoli omelette has a ton of cheese.

    Kendall P. · September 21, 2014
  • Ennis G.

    Breakfast sandwiches

    Ennis Glendon · August 10, 2014
  • Karen C.

    Grabbed an apple turnover to go. The pie crust was flaky and filled with fresh spiced apples. It was delicious... until I found a bug baked into it.

    Karen C. · September 20, 2013
  • Stephany

    Sausage, egg, & cheese on wheat is on point

    Stephany · September 7, 2013
  • Irene K.

    No $6 battery acid here; only the best $2.50 medium coffee this side of town, if you like it sweet. Dirt cheap breakfasts, unexpectedly sublime croissants, and Level Up payable.

    Irene Koh · January 25, 2013
  • Jake S.

    If you're in the mood for a donut, I usually go for the chocolate glazed or something that has filling. When aiming for those flavors, Twin Donuts has never missed.

    Jake Smith · November 17, 2012
  • Sean C.

    Get there by 10 for a nice breakfast. Get there by noon for mob rush

    Sean C. · November 11, 2012
  • Nicole T.

    The croissants are out of this world. Best I've ever had in Boston. Their ice coffee is ridiculously sweet -- unless you like it that way, pass on it and stick with the croissant!

    Nicole Troelstrup · September 12, 2012
  • Lexie ♡

    coffee sucks past 12pm but the ladies are lovely and they make good donuts

    Lexie ♡ · September 9, 2012
  • BU Today

    This place is an Allston institution. Get there early for the glazed donuts while they're still warm. Read more

    BU Today · June 12, 2012
  • rydi8

    Gotta try the Black Raspberry doughnut!

    rydi8 · April 30, 2012
  • Boston Phoenix

    Can't beat this Allston greasy spoon fixture for dirt cheap eggs, bacon, and grease to soak up last night's booze. Love us some Twin Donuts. Read more

    Boston Phoenix · April 18, 2012
  • Gus C.

    You have to try the croissants! They're the best in town.

    Gus Castaneda · December 31, 2011
  • Brian K.

    Combo #3 is perfect for any meal of the day!

    Brian Knotts · November 16, 2011
  • Mike N.

    $2 egg & cheese on an english muffin - best breakfast sandwich deal going

    Mike Nelson · November 15, 2011
  • Haley F.

    Get a honey whole wheat bagel, you'll be happy!

    Haley F · September 8, 2011
  • The Lights Out

    Always get the croissant breakfast sandwich after an all-night drive from NYC. The croissants are huge and satisfying.

    The Lights Out · August 4, 2011
  • jessica b.

    iced coffee + baco/egg/cheez on a croissant = breakfast heaven. Read more

    jessica bacon · June 27, 2011
  • Sam S.

    Egg&cheese + croissant + salt & pepper * (ice coffee + milk + sugar) = deliciousness

    Sam Sacks · March 24, 2011
  • Haley F.

    Get the iced coffee! It might be about 500 calories but it's delicious.

    Haley F · February 16, 2011
  • Jay S.

    surprisingly lively at 4 in the morning and the donuts are fresh.

    Jay Simms · December 31, 2010
  • Jarrett E.

    This place has good breakfast, but they don't make their own donuts. If you want to know where they come from, you aren't far off. Take a walk down the street and go to Cafe Mirror.

    Jarrett Enck · September 28, 2010
  • DigBoston

    The Weekly Dig visited Twin Donuts!Check out the review: Read more

    DigBoston · July 1, 2010
  • Stephanie M.

    The chocolate frosted donuts are to die for! Get an egg sandwich too, but watch out the sausage ones tend to be very greasey!

    Stephanie Murdough · May 4, 2010
  • adam f.

    Food is awesome, get the #2 combo. The coffe sucks, go to Dunks next door

    adam fullerton · January 31, 2010
  • robin c.

    AWESOME veggie burgers!

    robin c · October 18, 2009
  • Anita B.

    Get coffee and a huge breakfast on Sunday morning (or afternoon)

    Anita Brown · October 10, 2009
  • Jay M.

    Oddly enough, Twin Donuts has some of the best croissants in the greater Boston area.

    Jay Miner · July 1, 2009
  • Daniel C.

    Sit at the tall round table with strangers and order one of the combos. You will not go hungry.

    Daniel C · March 22, 2009

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