Do You Remember Dunkin Donuts on Metacom Avenue?

This week's location to get your wheels turning is Dunkin Donuts in Warren.

Businesses come and go in every state and town. But how far back can you remember?

Only in New England will you find numerous Dunkin Donutsshops on a main strip. Today, the Dunkin Donuts near the Bristol/Warren town line is one of three Dunkin Donuts on Metacom Avenue. This location is also home to a smiling Mr. Potato Head statue. But Metacom Avenue was not always so densely populated with donut shops. Think further back and try to remember what other businesses inhabited this location that you may have frequented in past decades. 

Post your memories in the comments section below.

Dee May 16, 2011 at 06:58 PM
are you talking about the one on the bristol warren line? the oLd Jack Lee's donut barn? the one that made hamburger and hot dog donuts. The one that my sisters worked at, and got up at 4am .. "to make the donuts" if not, then, no I don't really remember what the other one was..LOL
ken b May 17, 2011 at 01:52 AM
there use to be a tasti-freeze ice cream drive up place kind of like eskimo king in swansea. it was between burger king and cvs on metacom ave i was very young maybe 1975 or so.
Jim Vieira May 17, 2011 at 12:05 PM
Donut Barn, and prior to that I think there was Carol's Pizza
Susan May 17, 2011 at 12:17 PM
I remember going to Joe Brum's hardware store where the Metacom Dunkin Donut shop is with my grandfather in the 1950's or 60's. It a little bit of everything, you just had to locate it somewhere in the piles of inventory scattered about! Susan
Edward R. Beemer August 01, 2011 at 01:30 PM
The Dunkin Donuts pictured was a repair shop and purchased by John Saviano who sold Toyotas when they first came to the US. He became prosperous selling the cars and moved to where Bristol Toyota is now. He sold the building to Donut Barn.


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