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Original Ferrell's Donuts

1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1803
+1 831-462-0444
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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13 Dec 2017
“Delectable Donuts!”
19 Sep 2017
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Fast food
1761 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-1803
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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
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Stumbled upon this donut shop by chance on our way into Santa Cruz. Well worth the trip; donuts are amazing and service is friendly.

Thank Maureen9788
Reviewed 4 July 2012

I don't care if you have been on a diet for 20 years, YOU MUST COME HERE! I stopped eating donuts a year ago (unhealthy) and went inside with my nephew just so he could buy one donut. Ha! I challenge you to walk into...More

Thank cocoanutty
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Rolled in at 10:30 am, about 25 types of donuts available as well as croissants, bear claws AND 12 types of home made ice cream. Tables are bare, but service is quick and kind.

Thank kcdenman
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5:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • 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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