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Golden Donut

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4041 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122-2522
+1 858-455-6844
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Forget all the new fancy donut spots, the Golden Donut is just how donuts and donuts shops should be. Small family business. Super fresh donuts, great variety. Been coming here for years and the quality is always excellent. Maple bars to die for! And a dozen donuts served in a pink box! Be aware they only take cash.

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Central CT
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

After a walk through North Park and Balboa Park I stopped at Golden Donut for a break. The nice folks here made a fresh pomegranate iced tea for me. I tasted 2 of the lightest and delicious cake donuts ever - chocolate chocolate with nus and an old-fashion cake donut with chocolate glaze. Yummy!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2013 via mobile

These guys put a lot of love and effort into their donuts. If you drive by late at night, you'll always see someone in there baking. I've been going here for years and I love the taste of their donuts. Always fresh!

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lilmaromi
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 May 2013

We bought some donuts on our way out of San Diego. This place isn't very big, but the donuts are excellent. They're so fresh, soft, and melt in your mouth good.The coffee was pretty good too. I bought a dozen and still feel guilty for eating most of them, but they're that good. The staff was nice and patient with... More 

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Lewisville, Texas
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972 reviews
646 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2011

This small, family-run donut shop has been a staple of the "Vons/Rite Aid" shopping mall on Governor Drive in University City for decades, and my family has been going here for years. They have a wide selection of donuts, tasty and made fresh daily, as well as coffee and canned/bottled drinks. It's basically a neighborhood "donut" gem. Nothing fancy, clean,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4041 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122-2522
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-455-6844

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