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471 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-2034
+1 415-924-4339
Tue - Sun 06:00 - 12:00
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Slidell, Louisiana
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

While walking the streets of downtown Larkspur I saw a kid eating a donut. Asked where I could find the best donuts and they directed us to DONUT ALLEY. They told us they had the best donuts in the world, and they may be right. AWESOME, AMAZING, HOT AND TASTY!!!! The staff is very friendly, place is clean, and the... More 

Thank Watkinsnc
San Rafael, California
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The perfect doughnut awaits at Donut Alley. Try the blueberry doughnut holes that they make on Friday.

Thank pesopoison
Columbus, NJ
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5 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

No frills, but a fab donut. Be sure to try the feet. I'd go across the street for coffee though. No better donut in Marin!!!

Thank BruceColumbus_NJ
Mill Valley, California
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is the real deal as far a donut shops go. Nothing fufu. Just perfectly made, classic donuts! The best part is that they will fill them with crème upon request.

Thank Josh S
Corte Madera, California, United States
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I've always been very pleased with the donuts from Donut Alley. It's always easy to run in and grab the old standards (I haven't seen much int he way of more "adventuresome" flavors). Favorite is the chocolate and I definitely enjoy their maple too. Solid donuts, fast service, and they've always had the selection I've been looking for.

Thank Eric O
Marin County, CA
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40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Their donuts are spotty. They fill their custard donuts with something that comes out of a 5 gallon non-refrigerated bucket. Their old-fashioned donuts are often very greasy. The standard plain round donut is very good, as are the donut holes, and twists. Lots of locals here and retirees, parents with kids. Nice ambiance. Local teenagers at the register.

Thank HawthorneHoodlum
San Rafael, California
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Last month, on a shopping and lunch trip to Larkspur, my wife and I decided to get a couple of donuts to cap off our lunch. We both like french crullers, but were unprepared for such creamy, melt-in-your-mouth entities. The best we've ever had!

Thank harrylime49
Fairfax, California
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012

I bought a bag of donuts before a parade and they were a huge hit with my family and friends. These are fresh, varied and tasty. If I had to get donuts for an occasion I'd go here.

Thank climbergirl76
San Francisco
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142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2012

These are good fresh doughnute but the place closes early and runs out of doughnuts. It is located in a small mall off the main road and is difficult to find. I guess if you have a douyghnut draving this is the place to go as I can not think of a close Crispy Cream or a Dyno Dougnut store... More 

Thank ECAMERONSanFrancisco
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123 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Small neighborhood place...nice staff and wonderful donuts....

Thank Turquoise2010

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Restaurant Details

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06:00 - 12:00
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  • Address: 471 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur, CA 94939-2034
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Larkspur
  • Phone Number: +1 415-924-4339

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?