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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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106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

V.G. Bakery has a great selection of pastries. We enjoy stopping by in the morning and picking up several delicious pastries to eat with our morning coffee. The quality of their pastry selection is very high and well done.

Thank gswhiz13
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Best donuts. Love the buttermilk one. So cheap and friendly close to the ocean where you can relax or walk

Thank wis w
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Growing up in Encinitas I have eaten donuts here my entire life! VGs is a north county landmark! Delicious donuts and other baked good make this place a must to stop at while near the beach in Cardiff. The apple fritters are to die for,...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My wife does what we call a "Hop Skippy going into this place with the smell of hot, freshly made donuts. Just ask any surfer where they go and you will hear V.G. Easy in, out parking and nice staff.

Thank david k
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We love VGs - they are a family favorite. The only reason I didn't give them an Excellent rating is because they have raised their prices on the buttermilks and they are making them smaller and smaller. I'm fine with the new price but why...More

Thank michellegI3857VX
Reviewed 7 September 2017

You can see people working throughout the night inside the bakery making fresh doughnuts, croissants, muffins, etc. By 5 AM, the doors are unlocked and be ready to taste the freshest and best bakery items ever. OMGosh. Doesn't get any better than this for a...More

Thank bulldoghollister
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for as long as I can remember, by far the best bakery in been to. Highly recommended just make sure you get there early. Sells out very fast.

Thank jrueth
Reviewed 6 September 2017

But they don't make french crullers, so I seldom go there. The donuts are fresh and as I said in the title it is a very popular place.

Thank apolarfly
Reviewed 16 August 2017

These are the best donuts I have ever had....and the blueberry pound cake is also a big favorite. Sometimes I can resist, but mostly I fold .

Thank panama4573
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice bakery with excellent donuts. There is a plenty of different donuts and it is quite Hard to choose. If You are here around take tour time and have breakfast at VG donuts..

Thank Michelangelo1965
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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

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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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