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Original Ferrell's Donuts

1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1803
+1 831-462-0444
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
6 days ago
“Quick sandwich”
1 week ago
“Classic!”
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1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1803
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pretty cool little find. I ordered the roast turkey sandwich with cranberry and carrots. Very tasty and they also have excellent donuts.

Thank toohuge
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ferrell's Donuts is like stepping back in time with a fresh step. The donuts are classic. Maple bars, buttermilk bars, old fashioned and more. At lunch they have yummy sandwiches. Clean bathrooms with a key entry and nice sitting area. Staff is friendly and helpful!

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This shop was just sort of meh. When we go places or travel we like to sample some of their local donuts. Maybe Astro Donuts in DC or Blue Star Donuts in Portland has spoiled me, but I found this place to be mediocre. I...More

Thank ThatNatureFamily
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Classic donut shop. Loved the buttermilk bars and the "cronuts" - a combination of a croissant and a donut. Regular glazed were also solid.

Thank cheesehead44
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

What a great find. Fabulous sandwiches and baked items as well. Highly recommend this hidden gem. Located on 17th ave Pesto chicken on the menu today.

Thank toohuge
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Typical donut shop atmosphere. Decent coffee, great, fresh doughnuts that are huge and delicious. Located right across from a number of the hotels in Santa Cruz. Just a short walk down to the waterfront and boardwalk. A+

Thank Bradford M
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Since 1976, Ferrell's has been baking an increasing variety of donuts. Today, they offer about 41 different kind of donuts. I am not from Santa Cruz. I am from Boston. But I am on a mission to find the BEST donuts in America. Ferrell's is...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I think this store has been in place since Santa Cruz was a remote outpost on the King's Road. Very convenient on this visit. Since the cupboard was empty, I drove around the corner to this familiar location and brought back an assortment for breakfast....More

Thank Murry S
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Their fresh turkey sandwiches were absolutely the best I've had in some time......not pressed meat either. Their chicken breast and pesto sauce was also scrumptious. My family became an instant fan so we'll be back the next time we're back in town. Thank you Sandy...More

Thank gordyc48
Reviewed 2 June 2014 via mobile

On the way to L.A. We stopped there by chance. We get there the bat donuts ever. And they are really cheap, 1$ each. People of Santa Cruz are really friendly and also the staff is top. Can only recommend this place.

Thank Raptor2310
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Sunday
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-462-0444
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