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Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee

270 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3845
+1 949-873-5424
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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270 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3845
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After dinner at a nearby restaurant, our group pushed our way thru the happy donut eaters on the sidewalk. Inside we viewed the beautiful and colorful display of unique and innovative flavors of donuts.Wow!! it was so hard to choose. We finally chose the butter...More

Thank CAmom56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Donuts are not my thing but my son LOVED his donut. They had an amazing selection - from quirky and inventive to unusual and weird combinations. They also had all the classic and fan favorite options too. Make a bee line for if you're a...More

Thank DreamingofHorses
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a healthy run group meetup, how does one completely undo a workout? Donuts! This place was recommended by some friends. The donuts were great! Everything is fresh and there are no preservatives. I spent about $21 to sample half a dozen. The line to...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen Sidecar Donuts on TV many times and after Thrillist named it one of the 3 Best in America I kinda HAD to go. I surprised my kids on our trip from San Diego to Ventura County and stopped about 10am on a...More

Thank jennlovesfood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The doughnuts are made daily, from scratch. They use fresh, seasonal products and make everything in house—infused glazes, hand crushed compotes, flavored custards and creams, and even homemade pie crust and streusel crumble toppings. The doughnuts are fried in small batches every hour. Flavor selection...More

Thank Begonia3
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A small place always with a line out the door, but don't let that deter you from joining the line! These are worth the wait. Counter staff and pastry chefs here are extremely efficient and the line moves quickly. The best strategy here for getting...More

Thank agstravel1
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Love everything about this place. Maple bacon is a crowd favorite but please try others as well. friendly folks manning the counter and you can eat outdoors if there is space.

Thank Marcy B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Our favorite donut shop in OC. Of course these aren’t the cheapest in town but you get what you pay for. Some places will sell you a mediocre donut for $4 but here you’re getting one that’s worth that much. They have flavors of the...More

Thank huytnguyen73
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

These have got to be the best doughnuts on the West Coast of USA. So light and fresh and the taste was pure bliss. I bought one but was unable to leave without buying a second one for later.

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We saved the best for last. Thanks to Trip advisor, we found this wonderful donut shop. Both had a cinnamon crumb donuts. It was like eating warm cake. It was absolutely priceless. This was the last thing we did before going to the airport and...More

Thank happytoberetired
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3845
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-873-5424
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