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1090 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-2861
+1 650-344-7854
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Burlingame, California
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This shop has been here for many years and is a Burlingame traditional standard. Love meeting my friends for good conversation, donuts (the apple fritter is awesome) & coffee. Great place for getting together. Not fancy-fun.

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Thank kathleenvaras
Yuma
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I've been eating donuts here for the last 20 years and I love this place. The Apple Fritters here are second to none and are the standard that all others are compared against. All the other donuts are fantastic as well, but my wife and I always stop here for a Fritter and a coffee when we deserve a treat.

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Thank Dan W
Arlington, Virginia
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Found this gem on the inter-webs. What a delight. Immediately went there earl in the morning after getting my rental car. Wonderful diner-style counter seating that faces the grill. I had waffles, pancakes, bacon, and turkey bacon during two separate breakfast visits. I failed to try a donut, but I will next time! Trust what everyone has said and GO... More 

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Thank ContraM
Burlingame, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Love this place they has fresh daily donuts with coffee while i wait for a train this is another my favorite in Burlingame

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Thank Trinity S
Grove City, Ohio
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Wow. this place is a must if you find yourself in south San Francisco. A really cool breakfast restaurant. Not to big with a classic decor from the 50s and 60s. We found it on Yelp

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Thank Ray S
Ankleshwar, India
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274 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

If you like Donuts, this is the place to go to - you get all possible varieties - some which we had not even heard about! Excellent for kids and Grownups who have a sweet tooth

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Thank Sunilvk64
Corona, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

Very friendly wait staff, everyone thanked us for coming. Good breakfast, priced well. Had to wait a little bit but it's a small place. Make sure you sign in on the clipboard hanging by the door.

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Thank proudmamas2015
San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

It seems like this little shop is always open! It also seems like they make donuts all day and they are made on the premises. So most of the time the donuts are of the freshest quality. The shop is located right on the railroad tracks and across the street from the cute Burlingame Train Station and also across from... More 

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Thank PaulaM549
Las Vegas, Nevada
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, potatoes and toast with coffee in the old style white heavy "diner" mugs for around $10. Food was well prepared and served quickly which is for me is a very important breakfast requirement. The menu has enough choices to put someone with ADHD into a tizzy but if you can't find something you want it... More 

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Thank Kyivguy
Hawaii
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Great place for fresh donuts. I always stop by when I am in the area. Krispy Creme is great, but Royal Donuts can compete them on many levels. Give it a try.

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Thank HKJeff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 Burlingame Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010-2861
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burlingame
  • Phone Number: +1 650-344-7854

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