We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Psycho Donuts

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
288 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2706
+1 408-533-1023
Website
Today
07:00 - 00:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 55: English reviews
Indio, California
Level Contributor
96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly service of whom are always up for suggesting their favorites, lots of choices and the various humorous names given to them makes for a fun visit. 🍩

Helpful?
Thank Stuart F
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I came here on a Tuesday morning, there was no one else in the shop which really surprised me. The guy working was super nice and patient as my 7yr old and I looked at all the crazy donut creations. I was looking for a family of five and ended up getting a Strawberry Fields, Marla, Rocky Road, Velvet &... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jessica K
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was on my own for a day before a conference started and wanted to get some quick breakfast. A little tired of the usual Starbucks, so I found this place on Google maps. It was only a couple of blocks from my hotel, so I walked over and was very glad I did. The names and combinations of ingredients... More 

Helpful?
Thank Martha M
Sunnyvale, California
Level Contributor
75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Order-taker mixed up the order completely, offered to make things right for an extra charge. That's not how it works, crazy person.

Helpful?
Thank Tres W
Santa Cruz, California
Level Contributor
211 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My first intro to Psycho Donuts was at a Sustainability Fair in San Jose! These donuts are , well to put it mildly, WILD!! It is truly like you let a bunch of kindergartners loose in a Hansel and Gretels witch kitchen and just let them create every imaginable sweet possible. And beleive me! There's apparently no limit to what... More 

Helpful?
Thank Libi K
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
287 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We went in here because my brother absolutely loves donuts. I wasn't expecting vegan options so it was a huge bonus. And let me tell you, they were honestly the best donuts I've ever had (vegan or otherwise). The place looks a little sketchy from the outside...and the inside... but you can't go wrong with the donuts. Just don't eat... More 

Helpful?
Thank HatRez
Saratoga, California
Level Contributor
247 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Interesting place with super sweet and funky donuts - the oreo one is pretty cool. Neat items to buy as well.

Helpful?
Thank IlariaK
Canyon Lake, California
Level Contributor
58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I had to stop by because I wanted to see it for myself. It's a small, unassuming donut shop, located right next to a dry cleaner. It is humble, but it's well decorated and interesting to behold. The donuts are on the pricey side. I got a donut that cost $2.25, and it wasn't even one with an interesting name.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Irishnite
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Living in a rural area, we had never experienced anything like this... couldn't imagine anything like this! We really enjoyed the maple and bacon donut and a Rocky road donut. The employees were extremely helpful and patiently answered all our questions. I'm glad that this place is close to our hotel. We'll be back!

Helpful?
Thank Phillip D
Roseville, Michigan
Level Contributor
165 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a late afternoon snack. They had a good selection of unusual donuts. The apricot fritter didn't taste like apricots at all. Theres a small selection of beers available as well (including PBR). A good place to take a break.

Helpful?
Thank Jeffster123

Travellers who viewed Psycho Donuts also viewed

 

Been to Psycho Donuts? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 S 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113-2706
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-533-1023
Description
We are the the Silicon Valley's original gourmet donut asylum! Come experience the taste sensation that has been infecting the minds of the bay area's most adventurous donut lovers since 2009!

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Psycho Donuts staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?