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1403 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2824
+1 831-423-9470
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vermont
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290 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That god this place is not in my home town I would weigh 400 pounds. Was driving by and needed a coffee and stop and ate 2 donuts also that I had not planed on. Place was clean the the case was full of great looking donuts. coffee was just ok?

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Thank stehib
Ohio
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know it's just a donut but most are bigger than normal, I made myself sick because I chose the apple fritter and ate the whole thing but it sure was good, many choices - hard to make decision - they all looked delicious

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Thank wallywilbur
Santa Cruz, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I love Ferrell"s because they make a maple bismark that is to die for. I'm allergic to chocolate and it's not easy finding a filled doughnut without chocolate on it. The service is always great and the doughnuts and sandwiches and top notch

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Thank 1beachbrat
Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stop in when we have to fill a donut craving. Great service, great donuts. Love the bear claws. My wife likes the pink donuts.

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Thank Dan G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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262 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very friendly young lady working there. She told me her favorite donuts and I picked one of them, I think it was called cinnamon crunch. So soft and fresh and this was about 7pm. Inside the place is a bit outdated, but homey at same time. I bet some great, local conversations happen there in the mornings. Definitely try this... More 

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Thank tjeason
Hesperia, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had to stop here on out way out of town. Very friendly girl behind the counter. Asking lots of questions about our trip. Donuts were amazing. Prices were great. Older decor but that's half the draw. Video games for the kids to play while you sit and enjoy your coffee and donut.

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Thank Michelle M
Humboldt
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Typically.. if I want to pay the premium tourist pricing... I stay across the street at the Mission Inn. This allows me easy access anytime day or night to Ferrell's! The staff has always been great there... going on 5 years for me! Love the donuts... plus a carton of milk. Perfect for an after-ride snack after returning from a... More 

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Thank wsmac
Frederick, Maryland
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We visited a different location, Ferrell's Donuts, 2227 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, We stopped in just to pick up a quick cup of coffee and wound up buying 6 donuts because we could not choose. They were fresh and delicious. If the owner of Ferrell's is reading this - PLEASE put a franchise in Maryland. Remember to bring... More 

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Thank FilledWithJoy
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

OK, it's pretty unassuming inside and out, but the donuts are tip top and if you can get those that have just come out of the oven - seriously amazing. We just don't have anything like this in the UK. Really quite cheap too.

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Thank Sam H
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

So I like to find local donut spots when I travel. This spot doesn't look like much, and even when you walk in there isn't much to it. But the donuts are good and the Cronuts are unbelievable! Best cronut t I have ever had. Sometimes vagrants will hang around outside the place, but the donuts are legit.

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Thank Jdnatural

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1403 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-2824
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-9470

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