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Donuts in Pasadena?

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I have a friend who recently moved there and is looking for local places. any suggestions? thanks!

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  1. Head east young (wo)man. Hie thee to Donut Man!

    1. Yes, I grew up here (in Pasadena) and I can't think of a noteworthy donut in the city!

      1. What about the place next to Good Times Pita Kitchen on Arroyo Parkway? I had a decent donut there recently. I think this is it:

        Royal Donuts
        633 S Arroyo Pkwy
        Pasadena, CA
        (626) 795-5336

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        1. re: katkoupai

          I second Royal Donuts.

          1. re: misseatalot

            I third Royal Donuts. Very friendly owners and the donuts are always fresh and goooood.

            Clare K.
            http://rainydaysandsundays-c.blogspot...

            1. re: Clare K

              Yes! I especially like their apple fritters and donut holes.

        2. recently discussed this exact subject ;-) http://www.chowhound.com/topics/362029

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          1. re: Local

            Thanks. I've been reading posts daily, and somehow missed that thread. :)

          2. I would check out Gladstone's on the corner of Lake and Washington (Next to Food For Less)
            1329 N Lake Ave, Pasadena

            and

            BC's Donuts
            (626) 795-0012 - 2525 E Foothill Blvd Ste 1

            I think they have better donuts that Winchells, Pronto, and Donut and Burger. Both are also 24 hour!