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V.G. Donut & Bakery

106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822
+1 760-753-2400
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“donuts” (222 reviews)
“cakes” (81 reviews)
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05:00 - 21:00All hours
106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband & I have been going to VG Donuts since the 70’s. It has always been Great! We have also ordered many cakes here as well & have always been so accommodating to our needs. Highly recommend going there .

Thank CliveSanDiego
Reviewed 1 week ago

California has the best donuts in the country so that is saying a lot. As a native, I have eaten many a great donut, but VG is the best. It is a favorite place for locals and tourists a like. There is almost always a...More

Thank Monaiv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Donuts are excellent and so are the baked goods including cakes and pastries! Easy access just up the hill from the beach :)

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All I can say is YUM! For an indulgent treat, this is the place. The variety is a bit overwhelming! They are open EARLY for jet lagged westerners....what more can ya want than a cup of Joe and a sweet pastry at 5am....

Thank Jonijasa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

V.G.'s is totally the BEST EVER & so is Jake W. & Nick!! Everyone is amazing here, but have to give a shout out to my 2 guys Jake W. & Nick! You guys ROCK at customer service! They hooked me up with their famous...More

Thank moonstruck25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you walk in it smells so good. There is a view of all the different types of donuts so the kids can pick what they want

Thank Piotr H
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I always buy the apple fritters. These are the best anywhere. Long lines out the door early in the morning means fresh items. They also make the best cakes.

Thank fchild2017
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Yum! The smell in V.G Donut is intoxicating! So many great choices. Went the glazed old fashioned and a coffee. Simple and delicious, not greasy. Coffee was excellent. great way to start the day - sitting outside enjoying a donut and coffee.

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

So many delicious options! Very friendly staff! We are visiting from out of town for 3 weeks and this pregnant mama will be coming back for treats a few time during our trip! Note: must have cash if buying under $10 worth of goodies.

Thank rosie d
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My impression on my first visit today is that this is a great old fashioned bakery with breads, rolls, donuts, cookies, and cakes. The service was also very old-fashioned--personal, friendly, and fast. Some of the cakes we saw that people we're picking up were simply...More

Thank Lisa L
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Carol W
3 April 2015|
Response from bddove | Reviewed this property |
Yes I've seen them on the patio but not inside. Tip: the Rancho Coastal Humane Society has a resale shop practically next door to VG. They have some great finds for people and pets because us locals love to give them good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822 (Formerly V G Donuts & Bakery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-2400
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