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V.G. Donut & Bakery

106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822
+1 760-753-2400
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“donuts” (194 reviews)
“cakes” (74 reviews)
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05:00 - 21:00All hours
106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were staying across the street at the beach and walked over early in the morning to avoid the line (5:45 am) Service was great. Love the donuts from here. My personal favorite is the powdered sugar.

Thank SDborngal
Reviewed 2 days ago

You will always be able to find something something special in V.G.'s, whether it's beautiful decorated seasonal cupcake, or fresh bread. It's a local favorite up and down the coast of North County.

Thank CaliforniaFoodieGirl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delish! Apple fritters were the best! Great pre-surf snack!! Everything we had was excellent! Highly recommend!

Thank Jody D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the most amazing doughnuts and cookies. We stopped in based off reviews and we were not disappointed. Everything we tried was amazing. If you want doughnuts, go early because they will sell out. Maple glazed was wonderful. The chocolate macaroons were also...More

Thank bnmpaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you find yourself anywhere near Cardiff you owe yourself a visit to this place. It's all good. It's all fresh, maybe warm still.

Thank Coot-5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever you need a great, fresh donut this is the place to go! Get there early in the morning for the best selection

Thank DB A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

VGs has been a local No. Co.coastal favorite for years and their reputation for the best donuts and pastries in the area is well known! In addition to their donuts, there is a great assortment of cookies, muffins, cakes and other pastries that are well...More

Thank mdtbone1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When my daughter comes home from college this is one of those can't miss splurges - park a cross the street in the little Vulcan lot, get our VG donuts and coffee, walk over the railroad tracks and the 101, enter the campground past the...More

Thank Lizabeth307
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The title pretty much says it all. This place is a locals and non-locals go to for all things bakery! We get our occasional treat donuts here then walk across the 101 to eat them on the beach. It's also out go to for birthday...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no place quite like V.G.'s. Been in the same family for more years than I can remember and while the faces of the patrons change, the quality and selection of donuts, pastries and breads never does. Can't beat the apple/nut cinnamon rolls! Drooling...More

Thank JHG760
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Carol W
Do you allow dogs on the patio? Thanks.
3 April 2015|
Response from bddove | Reviewed this property |
Yes I've seen them on the patio but not inside. Tip: the Rancho Coastal Humane Society has a resale shop practically next door to VG. They have some great finds for people and pets because us locals love to give them good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Aberdeen Dr, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, CA 92007-1822 (Formerly V G Donuts & Bakery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas  >  Cardiff-by-the-Sea
  • Phone Number: +1 760-753-2400
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