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Psycho Donuts

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288 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2706
+1 408-533-1023
07:00 - 22:00
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Fri 07:00 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here on a Tuesday morning, there was no one else in the shop which really surprised me. The guy working was super nice and patient as my 7yr old and I looked at all the crazy donut creations. I was looking for a family of five and ended up getting a Strawberry Fields, Marla, Rocky Road, Velvet &... More 

Thank Jessica K
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on my own for a day before a conference started and wanted to get some quick breakfast. A little tired of the usual Starbucks, so I found this place on Google maps. It was only a couple of blocks from my hotel, so I walked over and was very glad I did. The names and combinations of ingredients... More 

Thank Martha M
Sunnyvale, California
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Order-taker mixed up the order completely, offered to make things right for an extra charge. That's not how it works, crazy person.

Thank Tres W
Santa Cruz, California
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211 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

My first intro to Psycho Donuts was at a Sustainability Fair in San Jose! These donuts are , well to put it mildly, WILD!! It is truly like you let a bunch of kindergartners loose in a Hansel and Gretels witch kitchen and just let them create every imaginable sweet possible. And beleive me! There's apparently no limit to what... More 

Thank Libi K
Vancouver, Canada
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244 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We went in here because my brother absolutely loves donuts. I wasn't expecting vegan options so it was a huge bonus. And let me tell you, they were honestly the best donuts I've ever had (vegan or otherwise). The place looks a little sketchy from the outside...and the inside... but you can't go wrong with the donuts. Just don't eat... More 

Thank HatRez
Saratoga, California
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232 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Interesting place with super sweet and funky donuts - the oreo one is pretty cool. Neat items to buy as well.

Thank IlariaK
Canyon Lake, California
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58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had to stop by because I wanted to see it for myself. It's a small, unassuming donut shop, located right next to a dry cleaner. It is humble, but it's well decorated and interesting to behold. The donuts are on the pricey side. I got a donut that cost $2.25, and it wasn't even one with an interesting name.... More 

Thank Irishnite
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Living in a rural area, we had never experienced anything like this... couldn't imagine anything like this! We really enjoyed the maple and bacon donut and a Rocky road donut. The employees were extremely helpful and patiently answered all our questions. I'm glad that this place is close to our hotel. We'll be back!

Thank Phillip D
Roseville, Michigan
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139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a late afternoon snack. They had a good selection of unusual donuts. The apricot fritter didn't taste like apricots at all. Theres a small selection of beers available as well (including PBR). A good place to take a break.

Thank Jeffster123
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

YUM! Nice twists on average donuts! Great stop on the way home from a long day at work! Recommended to all donut lovers out there!

Thank Micahlovesyouu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-533-1023
We are the the Silicon Valley's original gourmet donut asylum! Come experience the taste sensation that has been infecting the minds of the bay area's most adventurous donut lovers since 2009!

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