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Bob's Donuts & Pastry Shop

1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
+1 415-776-3141
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“doughnuts” (18 reviews)
“apple fritters” (32 reviews)
“crumb cake” (2 reviews)
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1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Finally stopped and got a Bob’s Donut apple fritter, $2.90, after years of putting it off. Ok. It was huge and heavy and I could not eat it (wanted to be hungry to do it justice so waited). Smelled great => the call of sugar!...More

Thank Avid_Reader_10
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

They open 24 hours, with A LOT of various donuts, apple fritters, glutten free donuts and bread pudding. They all taste so good (beware of calories here). I would recommend ALL from their menu. Too bad they dont sell hot chocolate

Thank cLeo_xox
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Omg, it's such a devil's place for donuts! They offer not fancy but just plain or old fashioned, what a great crispy donut they did!! Anyway, that place is too good and I hope they just keep the quality forever!

Thank Calvinncku
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Doughnuts, fritters, apple thingy, whatever, all sinfully good. Sugar and fat is the star of this show. We went three times in three days after eating dinner at various spots around town. The line outside says it all. People were giddy as they were waiting...More

Thank GreenIT
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

First time! Asked the server what was best and she said anything hot. Well I don’t usually like hot donuts but these were absolutely amazing! They were good cold as well! Try it!

Thank Sistersonatrip
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I would agree that this little bakehouse is not much to look at on the inside, but they are creating some incredible stuff! We had a glazed and apple fritter and they did not disappoint! So tasty, but likely to give you a coronary! If...More

Thank Theresa J
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Bob's is not fancy or s very inviting place, but the donuts are very good. The Apple Fritter was our favorite.

Thank Dizane
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Read about Bob's Donuts here. We called in and grabbed some donuts - the crispy traditional one was definitely better and favouritism is OK. Service was friendly and helpful. Prices were really good. This is not a slick place, it's functional and efficient. But that's...More

Thank brentling
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Needed a quick breakfast but wanted local so we opted for Bob's. Tiny little donut shop/diner with some of the best donuts I've ever had. The crumb donuts were amazing and so were the cream filled ones. Not your average cream filled donut like chain...More

Thank ttmt2
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Wowzers, these doughnuts are awesome! There was so much to choose from but we followed advice and asked the server for what was fresh or nearly fresh and they didn't disappoint. We got a maple glazed, six doughnut holes and a massive apple fritter for...More

Thank pddownunder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-776-3141
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