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Red's Donuts

433 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2710
+1 831-372-9761
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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433 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2710
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just popped in to get 2 donuts for a treat. I was inside for just a moment but you can see and feel the history that this donut shop has. It makes you wonder what stories the walls could tell. The donuts I picked...More

Thank Nellzon9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to perfect donuts because it's already perfect with carbs and sugar, but this place takes it to another level. Always great, but I would recommend getting there a little early because they sometimes run out of the primo donuts.

Thank fatherdragons
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My husband LOVES donuts. Every town we visit he has to track down the local donut shop. Red's is the place to get family-made donuts since 1954. They make about 400 dozen a day!! We got there about noon and we're able to still have...More

Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We go there at least once a month and end up buying a dozen for friends or colleagues in the Bay Area. The donuts are fresh and the shop is vintage with a counter that runs ( almost ) the length of the shop. From...More

Thank Silvertiger
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Just a few steps from the Monterey Marriott Red's Donuts offers fresh old fashioned cake donuts for that early morning sweet tooth craving.

1  Thank h2onab
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Pulled this gem up on my phone as we were looking for breakfast. Arrived about 10 with probably a few dozen left to choose from, so you know this place is good! Super friendly gal running the shop, very homey with lots of regulars, one...More

Thank rokeedy
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I used to call Red's on a Saturday morning to order my crueler and coffee, going in my pjs, jump out with exact change and my order would be waiting on the counter! So good, I'd go in my pjs!

Thank realpaula
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I use to go to Red's everyday 7 days a week for many many years. The young Lady Evelyn who has worked here for well over 20 years was a true Gem for this Business. Well unfortunetly changed happend and She only works here at...More

Thank Kaiserlichehohe... L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Hang out with locals at the counter. Have some coffee, turn off the cell, converse over a French cruller or twist, Bismarck or maple bar, fried right behind the counter in this righteous institution of Oldtown Monterey. The unsold donuts are sent over to their...More

Thank Justine_CMT
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great little local donut shop. They close early in the afternoon so go early. I got the Wednesday special. 6 special and 6 regular donuts for $8. Even though there were only 3 of us. Very fresh donuts, in particular I enjoyed the apple fritter....More

Thank TravelCamelCanada
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Average prices
USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 am - 12:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
6:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Alvarado St, Monterey, CA 93940-2710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-372-9761
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