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Marys Donuts

8959 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
+1 619-448-4800
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“apple fritters” (24 reviews)
“donuts” (92 reviews)
“donut holes” (7 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
8959 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Pastries were excellent. Counter help did not seam to care about empty coffee pot/cocoa machine. When they came to check it, all that happened was slapping it on the side. Machine failed again, nobody helped.

Thank ken r
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Wonderful and clean environment. Mary's doughnuts are always fresh. The staff there are pleasant and helpful. Best dounghnuts in town.

Thank Rosalind G
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Mary's has AMAZING donuts. I live about 20 minutes away, but the drive is worth it for their large fresh selection, and delicious amazing donuts. My favorite are their buttermilk bars, ohhhh just so mouthwatering. They are constantly making fresh batches, are open 24 hours...More

Thank PurpleMoonExplorer
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Try the cinnamon crunch donut, you won't be sorry! My oldest boy described it as a fluffy cloud dipped in a crunchy cinnamon coating. We ordered the dozen mixed donuts, but the nice boy that helped us gave us an extra one when my daughter...More

Thank S5146TXadamm
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Never visited at their old location, but have gone twice now to the Carlton Hills location. Did you know they are open 24 hours???? That really works for me. Just tried the rasberry donut holes -mmmmmmmmm. Might have to get those next time.

Thank dldinsd
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great atmosphere, great donuts and coffee, and other eats too. Reasonable a place to sit and meet a friend or have a great donut or take donuts to your office or party

Thank danandchele
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great donts, melt in your mouth. Can get any type, employees very nice and helpful. Dont want to miss eating there Donuts any time of the day

Thank G5874BEjamest
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I've been getting my donuts at Mary's for years and years (when it was Zona's). They have always been our favorites. Line can be a bit long, though.

Thank artnkarin1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Mary's has been making the best donuts in San Diego since forever! Recently moved from Mission Gorge Rd (pictured above) to 8959 Carlton Hills Blvd. They have a big selection of donuts to choose from. Light and tasty. Coffee is good too. There are a...More

Thank Mohometravels
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I stopped into Mary's Donuts in Santee the other day and tried a few of their donuts. I looked around and saw that Mary's has a wide range of donuts. Some that I had never seen before. There prices were reasonable, and there was a...More

Thank grandslamhomer
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13 November 2015|
Response from ritavalencia2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi XXXemail4sau, where did I say I turned down an apple fritter, heck no I'm diabetic but I just don't eat it all at once, I love their donuts, They have a new Ph. number since they have moved from there little blue house... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8959 Carlton Hills Blvd, Santee, CA 92071-2931
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-448-4800
Located in Santee, Ca, Mary's Donuts has been going strong for over 26 years! We are open 24/7. We have the largest Apple Fritters you can find and a wide selection of donuts and bagels. We serve house blend, Starbucks, and Farmer Brothers coffee.
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