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Bob's Donuts & Pastry Shop

1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
+1 415-776-3141
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (19 reviews)
“apple fritters” (33 reviews)
“crumb cake” (2 reviews)
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1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yummmmy, well this is the place To go ! A snack after breakfast On my Way back to the hotel, delicious Thankyou

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rated one of the best in the country by a guy who likes donuts. Found this place while on vacation and the kids researched must visit places while looking for donuts. Now this is a go-to stop when in town. Better than Voodoo Donuts unless...More

Thank GrizJim33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

visited Nob Hill recently and kept seeing people going into the shop, popped in and omg what a treat! The guy made some fresh for us and wpe couldn't believe how good they were. We went back again the next day. The (not many) leftovers...More

Thank 88lynnew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bob's Donuts are a San Francisco staple. Apple fritters/bear claws are my favorite by far but the old fashioneds are solid too. They make fresh donuts late at night so it's the perfect treat if you're out partying on Polk Street.

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Finally stopped and got a Bob’s Donut apple fritter, $2.90, after years of putting it off. Ok. It was huge and heavy and I could not eat it (wanted to be hungry to do it justice so waited). Smelled great => the call of sugar!...More

Thank Avid_Reader_10
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

They open 24 hours, with A LOT of various donuts, apple fritters, glutten free donuts and bread pudding. They all taste so good (beware of calories here). I would recommend ALL from their menu. Too bad they dont sell hot chocolate

Thank cLeo_xox
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Omg, it's such a devil's place for donuts! They offer not fancy but just plain or old fashioned, what a great crispy donut they did!! Anyway, that place is too good and I hope they just keep the quality forever!

Thank Calvinncku
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Doughnuts, fritters, apple thingy, whatever, all sinfully good. Sugar and fat is the star of this show. We went three times in three days after eating dinner at various spots around town. The line outside says it all. People were giddy as they were waiting...More

Thank GreenIT
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

First time! Asked the server what was best and she said anything hot. Well I don’t usually like hot donuts but these were absolutely amazing! They were good cold as well! Try it!

Thank Sistersonatrip
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I would agree that this little bakehouse is not much to look at on the inside, but they are creating some incredible stuff! We had a glazed and apple fritter and they did not disappoint! So tasty, but likely to give you a coronary! If...More

Thank Theresa J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-3141
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