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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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4180 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117-2718
+1 858-273-4581
00:00 - 23:59
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San Diego, California
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181 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I know of no other doughnut shop that has as good a product as this one. I especially like that they have the half-size portions, too. If any one hasn't tried these doughnuts, they're truly missing something - ! They're the BEST, as they should be with their start in 1937.

Thank SoCalMare
Orlando, Florida
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We hit this shop every single morning we were in San Diego! The doughnuts were always fresh and the staff was very friendly.

Thank edwardNsandra
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Title says it all for me. Have been loyal ever since childhood and will remain so until I'm swept off my feet. I'm a simple doughnut guy, glazed. Sweet and melts in your mouth as if the mythological god of sweetness blessed it herself.

Thank Tommy H
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256 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Krispy Kreme is great, wish the sports arena location was still open, used to go as a kid after Gulls/riptide games. Original glazed is the best by far (don't try other items, not merely as good). This location is decent, once I saw a guy load his entire truck bed with donuts.. Had to have been 100+ boxes. Great experience... More 

Thank cstruyk
Evergreen, Colorado
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88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We stopped by for breakfast and bought a dozen doughnuts. They were fresh. It was fun watching the doughnuts being made. Store was clean, service was quick and friendly. The store was clean. Typical Krispy Kreme.

Thank Lloyd K
New Hampshire
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We don't have any in NH so whenever we are in a state that has them we head right over. They are always so yummy! Donuts are fresh and hot and service is fast.

San Diego, California
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

In a mad fad, the crowds lined up around the block. That slowed to an occasional car in the drive through and no one bothering to go inside even though you always get a free fresh donut. The donuts are still great and the service is still excellent but I miss the energy of the sugar-crazed crowds.

Thank Carolyn H
Tega Cay, South Carolina
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52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Our family is from the Carolinas, with two living in San Diego and two visiting. When we found out there was a Krispy Kreme in San Diego, we had to take our (grown) kids there for a taste of home! The doughnuts were just as addictive as ever, especially the hot glazed doughnuts rolling off the production line. Well worth... More 

Thank Kim B
San Diego, California
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

If you're like most American's, you've very weight conscience, so going to Krispy Kreme with intent to indulge in some heavenly donuts makes no sense to the unknowing, as we consider this the opposite staying healthy. Well one who is active and exercises physically and locked into “portion control" can take comfort that this is an occasional reward for "good... More 

Thank Tony G
San Francisco
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568 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2013

This is a fabulous friendly Krispy Kreme with friendly employees, great coffee and nice warm doughnuts. The restaurant was immaculate and the service was impeccable.


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Restaurant Details

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Fast food
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4180 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92117-2718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-273-4581

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