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903 S. Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA 92025
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Donuts 24 hr a day; that's what I'm talking about

My wife is a sweetaholic - and I am nearly as bad. Even in mid-afternoon, one can always use a caloric pick-me up and this is the place to go. There was always someone in line during our visit, but service was fast and friendly. The French cruller, the bacon maple donut and long john were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Leitchfield, Kentucky
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Leitchfield, Kentucky
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

My wife is a sweetaholic - and I am nearly as bad. Even in mid-afternoon, one can always use a caloric pick-me up and this is the place to go. There was always someone in line during our visit, but service was fast and friendly. The French cruller, the bacon maple donut and long john were awesome. Some for snack... More 

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Pasadena, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Every time we are in the area, we make the drive over to Peterson's. They have an amazing selection of donuts. The donuts are large and worth every calorie. I absolutely love the cream cheese muffin, I always get two so I can take one home with me to enjoy. Definitely worth a visit!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The line was long but the service was quick and friendly. The donuts were huge but frosting was a bit to thin.

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Escondido, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Absolutely the best donuts!! I love the maple cake donut, anything you choose will be delicious! Once you go it will be the only donut place you will ever go to!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A visit to Escondido would not be complete without a visit to this landmark that has provided donuts, muffins, and more to this town for generations. Everything is made in their location on South Escondido Boulevard...and enjoyed by old and young alike.

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Henderson, Nevada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is an institution in Escondido. Day or night there is someone in line for their great products. When they close for vacation, we go into mourning. These are not crumbly, over sweetened donuts, they are substantial and big enough for a meal. I have to hold the steering wheel straight every time I go by just to keep from... More 

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Ramona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

They did not compromise taste for size. Most likely the largest selection of gigantic donuts. Quality was great. Cheese roll was the best I have had. Very friendly staff. They really hustle to keep the lines moving. Decent parking. Big windows to see all the selection of pastries. Will be back soon.

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Federal Way, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Well I was in San Diego on business and thought I would search out the best doughnuts in the area. Hands down after reading the reviews and looking at the pictures I knew this was the place to go. The doughnuts were awesome looking and you could tell that the people getting doughnuts there were passionate about how good they... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Best donuts I've had 30 years running. If in escondido, it's a must. Drive up, walk up, pick up and eat. Yum! Easy to get to and to park. Very very inexpensive. Some things shouldn't change and they never have. Other than it use to be know as 9th avenue donuts.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You pull up. You park. You go up to the window and look at all the delicious donuts to choose from that day. You point to which one you want. You pass your money through the screened window (cash) and then enjoy your donut either on the road or at one of the picnic tables available on site. Donuts were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries

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