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Stan's Donut Shop

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2628 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
(408) 296-5982
Today
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Simply the best glazed doughnuts in the south SF bay.

I don't know how they do it, but those glazed doughnuts are pure satisfaction. Most people don't come for the service, the seating, the coffee, or anything else. I'd estimate 90% of the doughnuts are taken out. I'd bet 50% of the doughnuts are taken to work (by the dozens).

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I don't know how they do it, but those glazed doughnuts are pure satisfaction. Most people don't come for the service, the seating, the coffee, or anything else. I'd estimate 90% of the doughnuts are taken out. I'd bet 50% of the doughnuts are taken to work (by the dozens).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Stan's has been around for a very long time and there is always a line waiting for their warm glaze donuts. You are never disappointed!

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Best donuts in santa Clara Ca and superior service,great staff no one comes close to their service.5 star

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Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the best if not the best glazed donut in town. The others are great too. I have been going to this shop for a number of years and have never been disappointed unless I get there near closing and some of my favorites are gone.

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Silchester, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

An old fashion donut shop in Santa Clara, making on the premises. Best donuts ever. Just real donuts and coffee, what more could you want in the morning

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This place is very popular, with good reason. The donuts are as fresh as they come, and they are yummy. The menu is limited, and the reason for the 4 stars instead of 5. If you are looking for that blueberry-strawberry oatmeal donut, you will be out of luck here. But if you want a regular glazed donut, or an... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stan's has been around for a long time. The dounuts are fresh and the glazed are yummy. You can get them warm just out of the fryer. The Cinnamon rolls are good also Its family owned and has a real homey feel towards it. You can watch the guy in the window making the donuts while you are waiting in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Classic donut shop. Must go with the classic glazed donut, fresh off the rack. Never mind the size of the donut, as this sweet treat will melt in your mouth.

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

For over 30 years Stan's has delivered the best Glazed doughnuts, Cinnamon Rolls, Twist and Apple Fritters. Really any mention of other doughnut places only exposes your lack of understanding when it comes to these types of doughnut's. The cake doughnuts are good, but Stan's is about the raised doughnut. Thank You Stan's for always having a line....it shows you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

So far we've done two dozen of these delicious little donuts. The only two disappointments were the desiccated coconut topping, just a personal thing and we didn't see two fat cops eating donuts and drinking coffee at the counter, that would have made the North American experience complete. But really good donuts

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Additional Information about Stan's Donut Shop

Address: 2628 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone Number: (408) 296-5982
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Address: 2628 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: (408) 296-5982
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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