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Peterson's Donut Corner

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903 S. Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great priced and delicious donuts

There is a huge variety of different donuts to select for a quick and easy treat. They are very large in size and the pricings are great. My personal favorite is the maple bar, which can be split between at least three people! I definitely would recommend this to any new comers in the area. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Escondido, California
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Escondido, California
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

There is a huge variety of different donuts to select for a quick and easy treat. They are very large in size and the pricings are great. My personal favorite is the maple bar, which can be split between at least three people! I definitely would recommend this to any new comers in the area. There is also a shady... More 

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Escondido, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Years ago when I moved in and asked for a donut place. "Peterson's the place" is what I always got. A regular weekly visitor...I stay with the Cinnamon Twist. Never disappointed at the freshness. This is a 24/7 operation...but there are busy times in the morning to avoid.

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Escondido, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

They have a lot of different donuts, but they're a little too heavy on overly sweet frosting for me.

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Escondido, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

After I ordered, the cashier told me there would be a $1.75 fee to use my debit card. Stunned and almost insulted, I asked the cashier whether there was an ATM around. A customer behind me heard that question and put down some cash, paying for my donuts! I should have just insisted on paying the fee at that point,... More 

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

its not often that you find a familiar common food and then think, "wow, i really like this place." Petersons donuts is that place. Moist, not too sweet and really tasty are all of the donuts in this very local popular donut shop of the Escondido hood. Lines can be long on a weekend morning, but it is well worth... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The donuts here are not only delicious, but huge. Texas size. And if you call ahead you can order a 3lb Donut. Plan to stand in line on the weekends they are always busy. Open 24 hours a day.

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Escondido, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a great place for a quick donut on the go, they are open every day, except a couple of weeks around Christmas! Their donuts are sooo good, and even though I've only been there a couple of times I really enjoy those donuts!!

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San Marcos, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I've lived in Escondido since 1977 and Peterson's Donut Corner is truly a city Icon. If you like your donuts HUGE, your eclairs engorged with whipped cream, jelly, and vanilla fillings, and your muffins and pastries freshly baked, then this is your place. The only issue i have is with the enormous raisin cinnamon rolls. The raisins taste burnt, but... More 

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Escondido, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If I'm going to splurge on a donut, it HAS to be from Peterson's Donut Corner! Nothing else comes close to comparison for my taste buds. Maple Frosted Old Fashioned is my favorite!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I don't know how long Peterson's Donut Corner has been around, but I was first introduced to it by my MIL who brought home a maple bar from there about 12 years ago. I do want to make it clear that donuts aren't 'my thing', however, that taste of maple bar made an impression. Again, not being one who is... More 

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

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