We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bob's Donuts & Pastry Shop

1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
+1 415-776-3141
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (21 reviews)
“apple fritters” (34 reviews)
“crumb cake” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (202)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 177 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So, I travel quite often and love, and I mean love good donuts. Usually the first thing off an early morning or late night plane trip is a donut joint - and being 24/7 is a GIANT bonus. So bobs...24/7 which is awesome. Selection of...More

Thank Stephan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

These doughnuts are like a cake, huge ADM beautiful. Freshly made right there. The line was outside the store. We had some of the sugar powder ones and they were fabulous! A place to visit when walking around that area.

Thank joselito1959
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything is great but if you’re going to use up all your daily calories here spend them on the fritters. They make great fritters in PA but these are better.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got lost trying to find Bob's but never gave up. Ordered 6 glazed doughnuts and they were delicious. If you love doughnuts I recommend trying Bob's.

Thank TopShelfTequila
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard such great things about this place, so decided to give it a shot. Off the bat, I was not terribly impressed with the cleanliness of the joint. We ordered two donuts and they certainly weren't anything to write home about. They were...More

Thank thedopplereffect
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this on a San Fran insta group and we knew we had to hunt this place down. It didn't disappoint. We ordered the biggest donut with sprinkles and it was amazing. Definitely recommend this place

Thank ryan180680
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Queued up with everyone else on a chilly Saturday night about 11pm, had heard this was the place for donuts, and our tour advisor recommended it. We watched donuts being made, so we knew they were fresh. The server was friendly and gave good feedback...More

Thank sfgoulding
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

The donuts were superior. The clerk very friendly. The place is old and has hole in the wall ambiance:very nice. BUT. DIRTY. Where is the health department? Everything used in cooking is dirty, dirty, dirty. Come on Owner, cleaning will not ruin the ambiance!

Thank diningdiva62
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Fresh and delicious donuts for a very good price! Open until 10pm makes it very convenient to visit often

Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We went here after a recommendation and we are glad we did! We got a whole bunch of donuts to try -original glazed, chocolate, crumbed, sprinkles... all of them were amazing! We sadly didn’t get the one that’s as big as your head but it...More

Thank MeghanG83
Nearby
Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the
city and is home to amazing architecture and views.
The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for
those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be
rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful
architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated
with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all
were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 230 hotels in San Francisco
Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway
2,021 reviews
.23 km away
Music City Hotel
462 reviews
.37 km away
Nob Hill Motor Inn
816 reviews
.38 km away
Calista Organic Hotel
142 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Acquerello
310 reviews
.05 km away
Swan Oyster Depot
661 reviews
.10 km away
Dunya
96 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Haas - Lilienthal House
75 reviews
.37 km away
The Bugster Experience
27 reviews
.39 km away
High Trails Cyclery
11 reviews
.23 km away
Cinch Saloon
15 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bob's Donuts & Pastry Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-3141
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;