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Stan's Donut Shop

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2628 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051-5351
(408) 296-5982
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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San Jose
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Their glaze donuts are amazing and you will wait in a line for them. Too delicious and such a treat. Their other donuts are ok, but I don't go there for the other donuts but the glaze. Sadly I can probably eat about 3 of these, because I cannot stop! Cute little mom and pop shop with bar style seating.... More 

Thank Veronica J
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The donuts are delicious. No matter where I share these donuts, I get kudos! So here's some kudos to Stan's Donuts who do all the work. Thank you for the outstanding quality donuts, you're the best!

Thank Kelli D
bay area, CA
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seriously, and I consider myself a connoisseur! Glazed/choc bars/cinnamon rolls are the best and their buttermilk bars are great too. The only downside is that there is a long line on the weekends and they often run out, meaning you may have to wait a long time for the next batch. BUT.... totally worth the wait. Customer service is not... More 

Thank dbfam
Santa Clara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This shop has one of the best donut in the Bay Area. It is good idea to get donuts from here if you are having a party as the donuts are so cheap and so yummy too😋

Thank shaliniar
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In Santa Clara Stans Donuts is the best! It has been there forever and continues to almost sell out of donuts almost everyday. They make a good variety of the "normal" donuts, not the crazy fancy ones like some of the new donut shops make. I have tried several other donut shops around, but we always go back to Stans.

Thank Elaine M
Santa Clara, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love this place. Excellent donuts and very laid back environment. A Santa Clara institution. Sadly I recently read they might be getting forced out of their current location as a result of increased rents. I really hope they stay in Santa Clara!

Thank Cliff M
Santa Clara, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friendly service, good doughnuts, lines in the mornings so plan ahead! I'm a bigger fan of Leonard's malasadas in Hawaii so 4 out of 5 for me. LOL

Thank Clifford Y
Santa Clara, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stan's is not fancy (either the location or the service), but it's where you go if you want to know what a raised donut REALLY should taste like! You can watch the dough being rolled and cut, and donuts being fried and glazed right in front of you - super fun. However, because they're made in small batches, prepare to... More 

Thank cms-bayarea
Santa Clara, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want donuts that melt in your mouth this is the place for you! So delicious-they are always worth the wait!!!

Thank Ann B
Long island, NY
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a must-visit on the insistence of family... And it did not disappoint! They have a nice selection, but the signature glazed donuts are the best! Get them hot and fresh and you're in HEAVEN! You can even see some of the process in action, as they have one table and fryer in the front window. Don't let the... More 

Thank Esoterica10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2628 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051-5351
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: (408) 296-5982

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