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VJ Donuts

S. Highway 101, Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
760-753-5091
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Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Bakery
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery
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English first
San Diego, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I've had way better donuts...maybe the hype is all about the cakes but I don't think they are so spectacular either.

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San Diego, CA
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

great donuts and coffee and easy and convenient. what more can I say about donuts to make 50 characters...yummy works!

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Encinitas, California
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is a go to spot for cakes and donuts - we have been going here for 20 years! We wouldn't have a celebration without a cake from VG's.

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Dumont, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

great selection. Close to beaches. The staff was friendly and helpful. If you don't find it there it p[probably is not made anywhere.

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San Diego
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

simply the best doughnuts in town! and cakes too for birthday/celebrations. the apple fritter and cinnamon rolls are to DIE for. secret hint, they make fresh doughnuts at 7-8pm for next morning, go after dinner for dessert and get them hot from the oven!

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

They are crispy on the outside and soft and delicious on the inside. Everything I have had there is good, but the cinnamon rolls are so good that it is hard to choose anything else.

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Bayfield, Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

You have to order fast because the locals are waiting in line behind and there usually is a line for this little local bakery. I have been going here since 1990. The donuts are not the only thing good, but the apple fritters are my favorite.

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Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

has been the best donuts in the area for 20+ years! we used to live right up the hill from them and always had to stop for a buttermilk.

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Major yumminess. Our family loves the pastries and donuts. My wife and I evaluated VJ's as our wedding cake provider. We loved their cakes. We didn't go with them because we frankly struggled with the idea of a donut shop providing our wedding cake (our issue, not yours). Highly recommended. Ask anyone in Cardiff, about VJ's, they will guide you... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We saw on another site that this place was well reviewed. When we arrived, the selection was limited as was the seating. It was not clean either. After standing looking at a few donuts, we tried a few cake donuts. We realized this was not the place for us.

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