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Twin Donuts

Donut Shop and Coffee Shop · Brighton
501 Cambridge St (at North Beacon St.), Allston, MA 02134, United States
Closed until 6:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 6:00 AM–4:00 PM
Breakfast, Brunch
Outdoor Seating:

Based on 81 votes

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    jessica b.
    "iced coffee + baco/egg/cheez on a croissant = breakfast heaven."(9 Tips)
    Haley F.
    "Get the iced coffee!"(5 Tips)
    Boston Phoenix
    "Allston greasy spoon fixture for dirt cheap eggs"(3 Tips)
    Anita B.
    "Get coffee and a huge breakfast on Sunday morning (or afternoon)"(11 Tips)
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  • donuts
  • breakfast food
  • croissants
  • iced coffee
  • casual
  • authentic
  • great value
  • family-friendly
  • good for a quick meal
  • good service
  • lively
  • veggie burgers
  • eggs
  • cozy
  • brunch food
  • sausage
  • inexpensive
  • cheese
  • meats
  • chocolate frosting
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jeremy K.

    Donuts and iced coffee make for a pretty "balanced" breakfast. Their chocolate donut is solid

    Jeremy Krantz · February 2
  • Jay M.

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

    Jay Miner · July 1, 2009
  • adam f.

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

    adam fullerton · January 31, 2010
  • Lexie ♡

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

    Lexie ♡ · September 9, 2012
  • Sean C.

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

    Sean C. · November 11, 2012
  • Abby L.

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

    Abby L · July 8, 2015
  • Sam S.

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

    Sam Sacks · March 24, 2011
  • Gus C.

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

    Gus Castaneda · December 31, 2011
  • Mike N.

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

    Mike Nelson · November 15, 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
  • Anita B.

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

    Anita Brown · October 10, 2009
  • jessica b.

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

    jessica bacon · June 27, 2011
  • Haley F.

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

    Haley F · September 8, 2011
  • Stephany

    Sausage, egg, & cheese on wheat is on point

    Stephany · September 7, 2013
  • rydi8

    Gotta try the Black Raspberry doughnut!

    rydi8 · April 30, 2012
  • Brian K.

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

    Brian Knotts · November 16, 2011
  • robin c.

    AWESOME veggie burgers!

    robin c · October 18, 2009
  • Ennis G.

    Breakfast sandwiches

    Ennis Glendon · August 10, 2014
  • Arshad S.

    Like the donuts

    Arshad Saalik · October 11, 2015

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