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195 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5404
+1 805-543-6688
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San Luis Obispo, California
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The donuts are always good at Sunshine Donuts. This little place has been there for decades, and the donuts have always been great.

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La Canada, California
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704 reviews
407 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Based on my initial purchase of a apple fritter and a cinnamon roll, I find this place great. The cinnamon roll was moist with a crust that was just the right crispness...the fritter was tasty with a nice crisp, but not dry, crust. I only wish that the proprietor was a little bit more friendly...when we were there she looked... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Very run down establishment on the corner of Higuera and South Streets in SLO. Not really a place to eat, but more a place to pick up donuts to go. The donuts are average, the prices are good. Make sure to go early for fresh donuts.

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254 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Just passing through and drove by and prefer non chain donut shops. I thought they were good. The coffee was ok. The textures and tastes were good but I thought the chocolate could have been richer. I liked the shop a lot and would stop in again.

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Thank Shefra
Los Osos, California
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2012

Donuts are great-just the way I remember them when I lived in SLO years ago! Only issue with me is that owners don't speak English that great-they didn't back then either. So it's hard to understand them, and they don't seem to understand the orders that well either.

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Thank binksmom92382
San Luis Obispo, California
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165 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2012

For an early morning dozen, this is the freshest place in town for the donuts. I used to walk there every Sunday with my kids. They are fresh and easy to get. I understand the coffee is good also.

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California
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114 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2011

Sunshine has delicious doughnuts -- my favorite in the county -- but the counter staff are always indifferent to you being there. They barely acknowledge your presence and act like you are interrupting them. A smile would be nice.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2008

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Paso Robles, California
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52 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2007

aww...it's open 24 hours...the guy who works there at night is really nice.

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Thank Cecily R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Higuera St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: +1 805-543-6688

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