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The Donut Palace

175 S Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-2810
+1 760-353-8679
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good18%
  • Average55%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 May 2018
“Chaotic but good donuts”
4 weeks ago
“A remnant of the past”
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175 S Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-2810
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is 24/7 -- selling fresh doughnuts, Mexican pastries and breads, tortas (sandwiches), Burritos, frozen drinks and ICE CREAM. Drive thru or inside. All good. The ice cream is least expensive in town - large sugar cone with '1 scoop" is huge and is...More

Thank DesertFarmer
Reviewed May 19, 2018

This place is always packed full of people. Go inside for chaos, stay in the drive thru if you like peace and have time to spare. The donuts are tasty and the coffee made fresh to order.

Thank Miranda S
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Possibly the ONLY place to get real ice cream in a fresh large sugar cone for $2 at midnight ! Open 24 hours. Good donuts, Mexican pastries, tortas (sandwiches), milk shakes

Thank BirdsNBees
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I like the doughnuts but I would like to love them. the burritos are average. The sweet tea is very good.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Sopped to just get a few donuts, were very good. Will come here again. Small shop, big taste. Great donuts.

Thank Angie A
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This little doughnut shop is not fancy, but they serve a big variety of foods, drinks, and, of course doughnuts. They do their own baking, so all sandwiches are made with fresh bread. My personal favorite is a pumpkin empanada; you can them nice and...More

Thank Timothy R
Reviewed October 17, 2016

The smoothies here are pretty good and a good size, the donuts are usually decent too but not always as fresh as I would like.

Thank Soccermom760
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Place is a little slow but has good sweet iced, donuts always good and food is of good quality. If you are looking for an inexpensive treat good place to go to.

Thank josephrO909PN
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Bring cash, it costs extra for credit cards. Be careful with the donuts. I had a bad experience once, but they more than made up with it. The Thai Tea is outstanding....just as good as at the Thai restaurant on 4th st.

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Stopped for coffee and had a donut. They were making them fresh in the back so no stale were out. The place is very small and seating is limited. Staff was friendly and they had a lot of selection of other items besides donuts. A...More

Thank Jim K
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  • Address: 175 S Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-2810
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  El Centro
  • Phone Number: +1 760-353-8679
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