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May 20, 2008 09:25 AM

Donut Man??

can I still get strawberry donuts from donut man, since it is still strawberry season? I hope so... If so, is it better to go really early or is 9-ish still ok? Also, what are the other donuts that you all recommend getting? Thanks for your help

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  1. Get the chocolate-iced cream filled (also known as Bismarcks I think).

      1. Strawberry season is just about to shift into overdrive... as long as they can get them, and as long as the peaches haven't arrived in substantial numbers, you can bet they'll be available. No matter when you're going, I would call about 30 minutes before your ETA to make sure. And this still doesn't guarantee anything. One strawberry-glazed fanatic coming from parts-unknown can wipe out a huge portion of their inventory at hand...

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        1. re: bulavinaka

          The strawberry donuts were available a couple of days ago, at least, and they were delicious. As I've reported previously, one of the counter guys told me that they DO take orders over the phone, so you won't waste a trip. I must say that "waste a trip" and "Donut Man" sound strange in the same sentence!

          1. re: Mel Gee

            Yup! Call... The amount they make really depends with the amount they have on hand. The last time I got a Strawberry Donut was at 7p. So they def. have times when they have plenty by evening.


        2. There is no such thing "early" at the Donut Man. They are open 24/7.

          Go whenever, just don't go when you're not hungry for donuts.

          I'm pretty sure strawberry donuts are still available. In a month or so, it'll be peach season, but right now I'd imagine they've got plenty of those donut sandwiches, er, ahem, donuts for you.

          As to what else is good, I think the bearclaws and the buttermilk are nice alternatives to the seasonal fruit donuts. Oh, and don't overlook the regular glazed ...

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          1. re: ipsedixit

            For 'hounds who stumble across this thread at certain holiday times of the year: Donut Man is generally open 24/7 but not 24/365, as I discovered late one holiday evening. Was it Easter? New Years? Christmas? I can't remember, because the experience was so traumatic! Fortunately, my insurance covers grief counseling (for Donut Man only). Do call ahead if you're planning to stop by on a major holiday.

            Donut Man
            915 E Rte 66, Glendora, CA 91740

            1. re: Mel Gee

              That's a good point Mel, because I know that they are not open during Xmas.

          2. Thanks for all the info! I'll definately call before I go and hope there's strawberries left!

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            1. re: yum

              I was told by someone who phoned them that they make a lot of fresh doughnuts late-night, like 10pm.

              1. re: CookieEater

                They make donuts through out the DAY. I've been there at 5a, 6p and 10p, and they were always making donuts...