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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“doughnuts” (21 reviews)
“apple fritters” (33 reviews)
“crumb cake” (3 reviews)
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1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Queued up with everyone else on a chilly Saturday night about 11pm, had heard this was the place for donuts, and our tour advisor recommended it. We watched donuts being made, so we knew they were fresh. The server was friendly and gave good feedback...More

Thank sfgoulding
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The donuts were superior. The clerk very friendly. The place is old and has hole in the wall ambiance:very nice. BUT. DIRTY. Where is the health department? Everything used in cooking is dirty, dirty, dirty. Come on Owner, cleaning will not ruin the ambiance!

Thank diningdiva62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh and delicious donuts for a very good price! Open until 10pm makes it very convenient to visit often

Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after a recommendation and we are glad we did! We got a whole bunch of donuts to try -original glazed, chocolate, crumbed, sprinkles... all of them were amazing! We sadly didn’t get the one that’s as big as your head but it...More

Thank MeghanG83
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We specifically made the trip late one night from our B&B in the Mission district to try Bobs Donuts before we left SF. Well worth the trip - the Maple Glazed is the best donut I have ever had. If you are with a group...More

Thank MrsJillyB
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We came in to do the donut challenge which my son loved! He didn't finish so I had a bite of the donut and it was really good. I loved the Apple fritter so much we came back again to get another one the following...More

Thank Islandshelby
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Donuts are light and fluffy. Any guilty feelings for unhealthy eating all go away. Small joint. Friendly staff. Will satisfy!

Thank jtravels1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Called in after dinner with no desert. Asked what I should eat and was given a chocolate covered donut fresh from the fryer. Was under 5 usd for that and a large coffee with no tip box this is the best value I’ve found in...More

Thank Mikesalter
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I haven't had a donut in over 3 years...and I'm better off because of it. When I heard about Bob's Donuts I had to break down. The guy recommended the apple fritter which was fabulous. He also said "ya gotta try a crumb cake" so...More

Thank DogDoggie
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

These are seriously melt in your mouth good. They come out hot from the oven. We had to Go back for seconds!

Thank Deirdre D
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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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