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Jul 2, 2007 07:51 AM

Best donuts in Westwood

Hey, if you gotta have them once in a while, they should be good. Can anyone recommend the best donuts in the Westwood area, please?

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  1. no brainer. stan's in westwood village

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    1. re: woofer

      Second, third, and fourth Stan's. There is no other choice. Try the raisin buttermilk bar.

      1. re: ozhead

        or the peanut butter and chocolate donut...better than a Reese's!!

        1. re: GK in SO

          i's freakin' delicious!

          1. re: nancyxo

            I've said it countless times before: With the utmost respect for Stan's terrific chocolate-peanut butter donut, I recommend that you humbly skip past it and instead get his chocolate chip-peanut butter-BANANA option. The addition of chunks of fresh banana transforms an already great donut into a phenomenal stroke of genius unlike any I've tasted anywhere. Elvis surely would have approved.

            1. re: Arthur

              Wow, I am not even a donut fan and yet this sounds this like a "bar" type donut?

              1. re: running pig

                No, it's a round donut, yeast-type (not cake type), kind of like a jelly donut on steroids.

                Check it out RP, you won't be sorry, but will probably have to run another mile or two to work it off!

    2. I like the blueberry buttermilk at Stan's too, along with the peanut butter and chocolate donut.

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      1. re: Vegasbuff

        Bottom line: there are no bad donuts at Stan's. So buy one of each.

      2. I agree with all of the praise that's been heaped on Stan's here, but with one caveat: Be advised that all of Stan's donuts are on the heavy side. If you like your donuts light and fluffy, Stan's will probably disappoint you tremendously.

        But if you're land-locked in Westwood, there really isn't any alternative to Stan's. I suppose you could head over to the Winchell's located in the strip mall on Sepulveda and Santa Monica Blvds. Otherwise, the highly beloved Primo's (on Sawtelle and National) is just a short drive away.

        1. Clearly, OP is not a Bruin. Of course it's Stans. Ditto on the blueberry ones and with coconut if possible.

          1. OK, it's clearly Stan's. Thanks everybody.