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106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822 (Formerly V G Donuts & Bakery)
760-753-2400
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5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Try anything with chocolate (always high quality with good ingredients). Nice atmosphere, friendly family.

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Thank Marvin W
Encinitas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After conducting almost 45 years of intensive, hands on research into the matter, I have concluded there is no equal to VG Donuts. Move over, Krispy Kreme, Tim Horton and Dunkin' donuts!

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Thank nancyandzach
Bakersfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I first came here over 40 years ago and just returned and its still there--still a great value and with some of the best donuts in the San Diego area. Out of way unless you are in north county area, but worth the trip.

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Thank JBakersfield
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew in Cardiff and this was the goto donut shop. Why? Because they truly make the best donuts I've ever had. I've been all over the U.S., to Canada and South America. No other donut shop has come close to the flavor of VG's. Why is this? It's because VGs uses real chocolate, maple syrup, sugar, butter in their... More 

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Thank Mojofishing
Encinitas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot go past this fabulous old time bakery and not pick up a few treats. I am not a junk food or fast food person but these cookies and pastries are absolutely mouth watering. They taste like homemade goodness. Going there again today. If your going to waste the calories go for the good stuff!!!

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Thank 1Eeyore99
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like homemade donuts and pastries, this is the place to go. When I am in the area, I always stop for a donut and a cup of coffee. Always busy in the morning, but worth the wait.

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Thank TravelingMan2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will get a great donut at a good prices. Great selection, very fresh, and very tasty. Go early for the best selections.

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Thank Nathaniel R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best locally owned donut shop in town. Everyone there is respectful! And service is great. Just watch out for the early morning rush. I'll recommend ordering pickup in that case.

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Thank Loeaye V
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband found this place on Yelp, so we decided to check it out on a Sunday morning (8am) on our way out of Carlsbad to head home to Tucson. When we got there, there was a line out the door. My husband was ready to just head home, but I told him the line clearly indicated that it was... More 

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Thank Laura H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best chocolate glazed donut EVER!!! Great family place. The donuts will not disappoint. Close to beach so you can take your treats and enjoy the amazing water.

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Thank Traci C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822 (Formerly V G Donuts & Bakery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: 760-753-2400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?