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Marys Donuts

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8959 Carlton Hills Boulevard, Santee, CA 92071
+1 619-448-4800
00:00 - 23:59
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El Cajon, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

best donuts in San Diego and best selection, we have gone there for years. Grand kids always say " can we go to Mary's ?

Thank marsha507
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very tasty donuts and more! Clean and very roomy in their new location located on Carlton Oaks in Santee, And they now have another location in Lakeside..

Thank Sandee L
Santee, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great donuts very tasty at a fantastic price Now in a new location on Carlton Hills near GTM. Also now in Lakeside 😀

Thank RonnH3
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh awesome donuts made by some of the nicest people anywhere. Try their apple fritter (that's what I call it) !

Thank Greer W
Cedar City, Utah
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had my favorite Glazed doughnut, Char had apple fritter great stop with coffee price is right and places to set while devouring our treats

Thank eotrcc
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The donuts here are so tasty! Definitely worth stopping in for. The apple fritter is giant and delicious!

Thank brummywanderer2510
San Diego, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I used to travel 30 minutes to come to Mary's for that special amazing treat. After they moved the donuts changed. We have given it several tries but the donuts are always over fried and greasy. The donut holes are hard and the puffs seem stale. I don't know if they got a new baker or use different machines and... More 

Thank Bookjunkie64
Lakeside, California, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lakeside welcomes Mary's Donuts!!! Best donuts ever and now we don't have to go to Santee they are right on our front door. Love these donuts. I have never had a bad donut. If you miss having one of these donuts you haven't experience a good donut. Santee or Lakeside be sure you try their donuts.

Thank Charleen J
San Diego
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Best donuts in town! Apple fritter is amazingly good. Get one every 2 weeks for my husband. Cool little place for donuts and coffee.

Thank valeriead2016
Santee, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

While there was a lot of history in the old shop with the residue stained roof, The new place is spacious, fresh and still has great warmth, Mary being the queen of donut warmth! Most know us as relatively healthy eaters, so when you venture off, you cannot squander the moment nor relegate it to inferior intake. While we have... More 

Thank BobandCarrie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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: 8959 Carlton Hills Boulevard, Santee, CA 92071
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-448-4800
Located in Santee, Ca, Mary's Donuts has been going strong for over 26 years! We are open 24/7. We have the largest Apple Fritters you can find and a wide selection of donuts and bagels. We serve house blend, Starbucks, and Farmer Brothers coffee.

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