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Peterson's Donut Corner

903 S. Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
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Escondido, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I live in Escondido, had these donuts many times and understand that Peterson's is an institution around here. Fact is I DO NOT LIKE Peterson's Donuts. They are too heavy...too dough-y and sometimes the fat from the frying sticks to the roof of your mouth--YUCK....

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Kelowna, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We sampled three different doughnuts and enjoyed all three. However our very favourite was a "Boston Cream" type with the pudding filling and iced with chocolate. It is a little difficult to order. You order through a window and have to describe which one you want. Our window waitress was not very friendly and helpful while we were making our... More

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Hemet, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Peterson's Donuts are one of the biggest experiences in Escondido. You want a donut you go there. They are open 24 hours and they always have fresh donuts. They are huge and they make tons of different ones. You can't go wrong with Peterson's. I wish we had one in Hemet. Love them

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Temecula, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Went here with my wife for dessert on our date night. There was a bit of a line but they are reasonable and worth the wait! Not only do do they have assorted EXTRA-LARGE pastries, they make seasonal specialty pastries and donuts like the many different types of Pumpkin flavored confections! BONUS TIDBIT: THEY ARE OPEN 24Hrs!!! They do charge... More

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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

No matter the time of day, if I'm even remotely close to Escondido I stop at Peterson's. The donuts are fabulously fresh every time.

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Mesa, AZ
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109 reviews 109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I'm not the big donut person, my husband and daughter are fanatics though. We stop at small donut places everywhere we visit. This place was amazing! The donuts are reasonably priced and seriously bigger than my fist, the apple fritter is almost as big as my husband's head! So many choices, you can look through the glass at all their... More

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San Diego, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I am not even someone who likes donuts but this place will make you a convert. You must have willpower to stop here. It is an old timey corner donut shop with rows of donuts, muffins and asst. other goodies in every surrounding window. You walk around and window shop or look at menu for donuts and order from small... More

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Peoria, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Absolutely the best donuts & pastries I have ever had! They are open 24 hours a day and more varieties than I have ever seen! No inside seating, just walk around the building, choose your favorite, order at the window and take home. This is a donut experience you don't want to miss if in the area! Actually worth a... More

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San Ramon, California
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166 reviews 166 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Started my day this morning about 1030am with a visit to Peterson's. My step-daughter's husband has lived in the area all his life, and he highly recommended this place. He said it's been here as long as he can remember, and there's usually a line of people waiting to get donuts. I didn't believe him about the line, especially late... More

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Escondido, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Selection, freshness and heritage. If you have a sweet morning craving, this place rocks. Highly recommended if in the Escondido/San Marcos area.

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Address: 903 S. Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Escondido
Cuisine: Bakery

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