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4417 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-2413
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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I try to support local businesses as opposed to national or corporate chains. I've driven by Gates Donuts oodles of times and finally stopped in about a week ago for the first time! Their "Long Johns" -- bavarian cream filled eclair style donuts are to die for --- in a good way! I love their friendliness and well, just personality.... More 

Thank Lisa A
San Antonio, Texas
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

So before our event we decided to check out this local donut shop for a mid-morning snack. Our first impression was either they sold out of basic popular donuts or they didnt plan ahead and not make any. Our initial order was glazed donuts, sugar donuts and jelly filled. The employee did not have regular glazed or sugar donuts just... More 

Thank momsbenefit
Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Delicious Doughnuts and coffee made fresh every early morning! Absolutely the best in our town! Love the cinnamon rolls!

Thank rickyejones95
Harker Heights, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome breakfast!!!!!! We purchased two Koloches with cheese, a Bacon maple donut that was out of this world. GO VISIT!

Thank gibbslex80
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

They make the most awesome donuts and I called and they made shark cookies for my event. They are AWESOME!

Thank yelorose
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

It was a random stop, not planned. Was well worth the find. Kolache's were fantastic and donuts were exceptional. So glad we made the stop.

Thank Katina C
Fort Worth, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2014

I'm a certified Krispy Kreme snob, so I wasn't sure I would really enjoy these donuts. I was wrong because they were delicious! I can't compare them to the classic glazed Krispy Kreme as we didn't try the glazed donuts at Gates, but we did try the novelty donuts and loved them. The first time (we went twice in one... More 

Thank SaletaDBU
San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Get to Gates early in the morning, and their donuts literally melt in your mouth!! You need to let them cool just a little, cuz they are piping hot when they are served!! The memories my family and I are just wonderful! Same family owns and runs this darling drive thru.. have fun!!!

Thank Ava K
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

A simple, bright yellow building hidden somewhere in an uninteresting area of Corpus. But the donuts we got were great. We arrived at 10am, and there were about 12 variations we could choose from. Which is not a lot, but the ones we chose were very nice, the cinnamon/pecan being one of the best. And very affordable, starting at 55c/piece.... More 

Thank EmenemNL
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

Like fried sugary bread? Gates donuts are just perfect. Try the chocolate covered cinnamon bun with pecans.

Thank rich3315

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  • Address: 4417 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-2413
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi

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