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Donut Bar

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631 B St, San Diego, CA 92101
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tasting, large donuts at very reasonable prices, and you can wash it all down with a cold beer! Winning combination! Located downtown just across from Copley Symphony hall. Fun atmosphere and seating upstairs after you get your donut and beer.

Thank GeoR-SD
Corning, New York
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family (Mom, Dad and 2 boys (5 and 7 yrs. old) heard about the donut bar while planning our vacation. We had ~ 20 minutes wait outside. When we got in there was a large selection of donuts. We were surprised that the boys each got a free donut (Pokémon style for that day). We got three very large... More 

Thank AUGrad98
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Smore Pop Tart donut is the best. Second is Peach. Third is Mudpie. I also tasted a sample of the new French toast donut ($5) which is over the top good. Maple Bourbon donut is rather bland unless you eat just the frosting alone. That is about the worst complaint I have about donut bar. Other than that enjoy them... More 

Thank jond36
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 545 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Donut Bar is a unique experience and when in San Diego, it is a must. It is located downtown on a side street. Go early because the line can get very long but no one ever complains about the wait. There are at least 15 or more to choose from. We enjoyed the blueberry, apple fritter, red velvet, and... More 

Thank minnesotans4
San Diego, California
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on this fine San Diego morning 7:30am and there was a line forming already, at 7:50 pastry chef and owner Santiago arrived in his Lamborghini 👍 and greeted everyone and the handed the kids free Pokemon theme donuts. That was really cool!!! As far as the donuts are concerned, I'm not a big donut person but my oh... More 

Thank Katherine C
Atlanta, Georgia
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter what you have to do...crawl, walk, or run...go to the Donut Bar. Beyond heavenly donuts, great atmosphere, friendly staff, and so many choices. Go early because they close when they run out. These were the best donuts we've ever had!

Thank CarolG4590
Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. Some of the donuts are huge!! So much bigger than any donut I've ever seen. They have some wild creations too; such as an Oreo cookie cooked into one or an entire PopTart cooked into another. Also, the staff is awesome. Friendly and helpful. Be patient with parking. Typical downtown parking situation-lots of cars looking for... More 

Thank Angela M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a special treat! The donuts here are huge and easily shared! There are SOO many choices of donuts to choose but be sure to go early for the best selection! My personal favorite is the French Toast Donut! The blueberry pop tart is my daughter's favorite but it is really sweet! Today we also had the strawberry split which... More 

Thank Lydia R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome donuts. Order ahead of time and walk past the line to pickup a dozen or more. Very rich donuts, great flavors!

Thank aalega
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138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by after grabbing lunch next door at the Taco Stand. The donuts are massive and creative in types to choose from. The girl behind the counter was very nice and patient with a first timer explaining the different varieties of pastries. Needless to say you will be shocked at the hubcap sized donut put in your clutches. I could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 B St, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-255-6360

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