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Red's Donuts

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1646 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 394-3444
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Monterey Peninsula, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This place has the best donuts on the Monterey Peninsula. They are the bomb. Staff is very friendly. You have to get there fairly early to get what you want as they do sell out fast. Monday and Tuesday is 1/2 price dozen day ~ I love this as I load up on cake donuts and put them in the... More 

Thank JollyJax
San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been eating Donuts most of my life. My favorite is a basic sugar Donut or once in awhile a Cake Donut. Had a Sugar Donut from Reds and it tasted old and oily. Just a disgusting Donut. Atmosphere of Coffee Shop is alright.

Thank von Preussen M
Seaside, California
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

If you are a donut person then this is the spot. They always have them fresh and hot in the mornings but come early cause the donuts do sell out. The only downside is most if not all donut shops usually are open 24/7 and this place isn't so thats a bit of a bummer.

Thank OmarJ76
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135 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Great $5 a dozen special on Mondays and Tuesdays! A counter and tables available to sit and enjoy your treats! Monterey and Seaside locations have nice staff, too. Treat yourself!

Thank Kim H
Houston, Texas
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Got donuts from Red's in Seaside based on seeing a review. The maple cake donut was very good, but the cinnamon roll and glazed donut were only fair. I didn't finish the cinnamon donut as the favors were off. The classic seating and local hangout atmosphere were worth a stop for average donuts.

Thank Greta513
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49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went to Red's because of the better reviews and because they were open very early. Both of us were very happy with the donuts and coffee.

Thank StuGrunt
Monterey, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went in with the "herd" (our children) to make memory one day because I remember going to the old style "Krispy Kreme" diners with my father when I was small. Robert (the baker) was so friendly to us, and the donuts were hot and fresh. I made of point of telling our grandson Robert's name and he remembers to... More 

Thank Brent_831
Seaside, California
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is what donuts are supposed to be. Very well regarded all over the county. We have never been disappointed with RED'S!

Thank John C H
Fayetteville, NC
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Ok, so I am from North Carolina, home of Krispy Kreme, so maybe I am biased. But...I am a sweet bread/cakes etc. freak and I know what good food is. These were just simply ok. But I have to give some credit, at least they tasted homemade.

Thank Toni M
Santa Clara, California, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The highlights of my life as a kid were weekends, and the highlight of my weekends is when my dad brought home Red's donuts on Saturday mornings. Whenever I revisit the place, I enjoy the tangible pieces of nostalgia from here which are their jelly and blueberry donuts. And, they are still as good as when I was a kid.

Thank George B

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  • Address: 1646 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, CA 93955
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Seaside
  • Phone Number: (831) 394-3444

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