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Stan's Donut Shop

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2628 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
+1 408-296-5982
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Santa Clara, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten warm and fresh, there are few places to beat the donuts you find here! Stan has been serving the locals for more than a decade that I have known of this place.

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San Jose, California
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love donuts then you won't mind the wait to purchase fresh-hot donuts from Stan's. If you are visiting the area, you must make a trip to Stan's so you can enjoy what Santa Clara residents are lucky to have in their city. Small counter eating area so take them home and enjoy with a large glass of milk.... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a donut experience, not a full meal, bu the best darn donuts you will ever have. Best for grabbing an early snack, Go early, they disappear very quickly.

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Thank JFH48
Santa Clara, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you get there early enough and the donuts are still warm, they just melt in your mouth! Stan's is the best in the area, and worth the extra effort to go there and buy them. If you want a large quantity, you have to order ahead of time, and they are only open til 3pm daily.

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Thank Diane T
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Every time we visit Santa Clara, we have to go to Stan's. I love the maple bars. The raised glazed donuts are big and yummy. The atmosphere is very plain.

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Thank Sarah R
Santa Clara, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Better get here early if you want a choice. When they run out (and that's quickly), a line forms inside and they fill orders as the donuts come out of the fryer-literally. They are like no other. Giant, greasy, gooey goodness. Exquisite! Probably not good for you but they taste so good. Get a cup of coffee from your favorite... More 

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Thank Ian C
Santa Clara, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I've lived in Santa Clara for 35 years and our go to place for doughnuts, especially glazed, is Stan's Donuts. They make them right in the front window of the shop. If you want to be sure to get your fill, order them the day before. They really go fast!

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Thank warpwr
Sunnyvale, California
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364 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best glazed donuts we've ever had. Better than Krispy Kreme. Very hard to stop at just one. Focus only on the glazed, save your calories. They close at 4:00 so make sure to get there before!

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Thank ohdonnaoh
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

I've been going to Stan's since I was a child. To this day they are the only donuts that taste good to me. When I try any other I can always taste the oil they were fried in, but never at Stan's. They are always perfect.

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Thank Grace M
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Always a hit. First stop for visiting friends and family who have moved away from the area. KrispyKreme can't even *begin* to compare. Stan's donuts are light and fluffy and literally melt in your mouth. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2628 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
  • Phone Number: +1 408-296-5982

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