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#1 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 06:08 AM

Empire Donuts is taking over the jeweller space in St. Andrew's Square.

 

https://www.facebook.com/EmpireDonut/

 

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#2 mbjj

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 06:36 AM

I hope they're not too expensive. I find some of those "speciality" donuts way too much, would cost $7 for two donuts! I love donuts :-)


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#3 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 06:40 AM

I hope they're not too expensive. I find some of those "speciality" donuts way too much, would cost $7 for two donuts! I love donuts :-)

 

$25 for a dozen, delivered to your home, I think.


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Posted 25 August 2016 - 06:56 AM

^But only in Victoria proper! I think I paid $2.50 or $2.75 for the ones I bought. Expensive compared to a mass-produced doughnut, but these were pretty big doughnuts and really good.



#5 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 07:05 AM

^But only in Victoria proper! I think I paid $2.50 or $2.75 for the ones I bought. 

 

Recently they have expanded the delivery area slightly.


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Posted 25 August 2016 - 07:32 AM

They are usually $3 a donut if you get a single one in person. Sounds obscene but they are excellent and if you get a treat at any coffee shop in the city it's at least $2. Sure a Timmys donut costs about $1 but they're pretty terrible in comparison.
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#7 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 07:43 AM

We deliver Wednesday through to Saturday from 9:00am until 11:00am

 

 

http://www.empiredon...t-delivery.html

 

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We deliver to all areas of the municipality of Victoria free of charge.

Want to surprise a friend or client with a delivery? We accept Paypal and Credit Card pre-payment and can provide ​enclosure cards to send messages with your delivery for only $2.

​One dozen donuts minimum. They are $25 a dozen and $2 each thereafter. They come in a mixed variety box of flavours of the day

 

 


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#8 Bingo

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Posted 25 August 2016 - 10:01 AM

There can't be much profit delivering a dozen donuts to a friend, I mean in this heat all the icing would have run off in a matter of minutes, and soon you would have no friends.


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#9 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 04:02 PM

It's now open.

 

Coffee machines coming next week.

 

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#10 Bingo

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 05:15 PM

Isn't that the barbershop?

Seemed a bit empty for 1:10 in the afternoon.

How many donuts did you have because the stock looks to be depleted?


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#11 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 05:21 PM

Isn't that the barbershop?

Seemed a bit empty for 1:10 in the afternoon.

How many donuts did you have because the stock looks to be depleted?

 

Across from the barbershop.


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#12 Bingo

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 05:25 PM

I wonder how much Halloween fireworks you could pack into one of those rockets?



#13 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 05:27 PM

Isn't that the barbershop?

Seemed a bit empty for 1:10 in the afternoon.

How many donuts did you have because the stock looks to be depleted?

 

I had none, and was not offered any.  Props to jonny's brother-in-law, when I walked into the cookie place last Friday and said "do you know who I am?!?!"* I was offered a courtesy cookie immediately.  

 

 

* I said I was Mike K.


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 09:37 AM

I tried these guys the other day.  Was definitely not impressed for $2.75 a donut; you can tell that they don't bake them on-site (from what I understand, they are actually baked a few blocks up the street).

 

That said, they are definitely a step above Tim's if those are the only two options downtown.



#15 Mike K.

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 09:41 AM

I have not once come upon them when they're open. Always sold out by the time I walk past, sometimes evenmuch earlier in the morning than one would think donuts would be sold out.

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#16 thundergun

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 09:59 AM

I think they're quite good. They also sell donuts at the following locations - see their website for when.

 

 

 

2% Jazz, Picnic Coffee, Niagara Grocery, Hide + Seek Coffee, Fairfield Market, Second Crack Coffee, Shatterbox Coffee, Ground Control, Koffi and Fernwood Coffee

 

Their competition is yonnis doughnuts which are made at Discovery Coffee (in James Bay) and sold at all Discovery locations around town. I don't know how you could go back to Tim's after trying either one of these.


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#17 lanforod

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 10:32 AM

Quite good but not 2.75 good is my opinion.

#18 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 10:37 AM

I have not once come upon them when they're open. Always sold out by the time I walk past, sometimes evenmuch earlier in the morning than one would think donuts would be sold out.

 

My experience too.  


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Posted 17 January 2017 - 10:54 AM

I have not once come upon them when they're open. Always sold out by the time I walk past, sometimes evenmuch earlier in the morning than one would think donuts would be sold out.


I've never been able to buy anything at the shop. It's a bit of a running joke now between my friend and I when we're downtown. "Oh, it's 10am (or 11am, 12pm, etc) and what a surprise! Empire's closed!" and then we continue on to Crust or Pour.

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 10:59 AM

There is a lot of early morning standing orders for boxes of 10 donuts.

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