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Review of Donut King

Donut King
Ranked #330 of 719 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
Reviewed 10 March 2013 via mobile

Excellent and cheap!!! I like it! A lot of donuts and smoothies, yogurt smoothies, sandwiches and good coffee!

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Reviewed 7 May 2011

Back in Santa Monica for a few days, I was at the Donut King on at 3 separate occasions, each time with one goal: the chocolate chip bar. The chocolate chip bar is like an oversized glazed donut, layered with a thick coating of chocolate-chip studded chocolate icing, then filled with chocolate. When fresh in the morning, paired with coffee, you are looking at a $3 culinary masterpiece. I can also speak for the chocolate-glazed Old Fashion donut, made with a nice cakey consistency. They also serve breakfast and make a variety of sandwiches. The coffee has been consistently excellent, too.

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Reviewed 15 February 2011

Easily missed, the Donut King, nestled in a plain strip mall that surrounds the Tommy's Burger Stand at Pico and Lincoln, is worth going out-of-the-way for. A miniature mini-mart and sandwich shop, the doughnut and pastry offerings are made on-site. There are two that I will loudly sing the praises of.

My (and my son's) absolute favorite is the chocolate chip bar. A little smaller than a pair of hands grasped in prayer, this pastry has the taste/consistency of a plain Krispy Kreme glazed doughnut that has been filled with chocolate and then slathered with a chocolate frosting and chocolate chips. Paired with a cup of coffee, it is pastry paradise.

My second favorite (and my wife's first) is the chocolate glazed old-fashion doughnut. The doughnut is dense, cakey and moist. The chocolate glaze is chocolatey and thick.

How much do we love them? On a recent trip to LA, I arranged a layover at LAX so I could rent a car and make it to the Donut King. Passing back through Santa Monica, I bought a dozen chocolate chip bars and four glazed old-fashions to bring back to Florida.

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