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best doughnut on westside

denhams Feb 12, 2010 08:37 PM

I am looking for a good doughnut in west LA

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    shebop Feb 12, 2010 09:09 PM

    Stan's in Westwood......

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      bruinike Feb 12, 2010 09:23 PM

      Definitely Stan's

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        wienermobile Feb 12, 2010 11:29 PM

        A third for Stan's.

      2. re: shebop
        OC Mutt Feb 13, 2010 07:06 PM

        awesome blueberry fritter at Stans

      3. J.L. Feb 12, 2010 10:13 PM

        Primo's Westdale Donuts

        2918 Sawtelle Bl.

        Get there around 6:30AM, when their daily batch comes out fresh - Heavenly.

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          QualityMart Feb 13, 2010 08:14 PM

          Does Primo's do apple fritters?

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            Servorg Feb 14, 2010 03:50 AM

            They do both an apple filled and a custard filled but I don't recall a fritter. The apple filled are delicious (the get a sugar crust) and are one of my favorites (along with the chocolate dipped buttermilk bars).

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          bulavinaka Feb 13, 2010 06:55 AM

          I'll second Stan's in Westwood for more unusual donuts (get the peanut butter-filled chocolate iced donut), and Primo's in West LA for more traditional donuts (anything having to do with buttermilk will convert you). Both places have been around for at least a number of decades, and both places have kept their old-school ways.

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            a_and_w Feb 13, 2010 07:31 AM

            Second this. I'm a donut traditionalist, so Primo's is more my speed. But Stan's is delicious, too, especially the peanut butter and jelly donut. On that note, Stan's jelly donuts are better than most -- excellent distribution of jelly within the donut.

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              baloney Feb 13, 2010 08:28 AM

              I have to agree with you there, that PB&J donut is pretty great.

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            JBC Feb 13, 2010 07:07 AM

            And Stans' locations & selections are:


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              latindancer Feb 13, 2010 07:19 AM

              There is no comparison to the buttermilk donut at Primo's.
              Not even Stan's.

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                a_and_w Feb 13, 2010 07:32 AM

                Yeah, that buttermilk is divine.

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                  Servorg Feb 13, 2010 08:21 AM

                  I need to beg, cajole, implore and suggest to Ralph (who I just saw this morning) to get back to making some of the buttermilk's with the chocolate top's.

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                    bruinike Feb 13, 2010 05:22 PM

                    They will dip the buttermilk bars in chocolate. I called it in 15 minutes before i picked it up so the chocolate would harden a bit - DIVINE! But yes for buttermilk bars, Primos all the way. For variety, Stan's.

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                      a_and_w Feb 14, 2010 08:46 AM

                      Oh my...I'm a glazed man myself, but this I have to try.

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                    cvc Feb 13, 2010 05:55 PM

                    Primo's for sure... and that warm glazed buttermilk bar is heavenly heavy.

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                  elnora Feb 14, 2010 07:38 PM

                  primo's for the buttermilk bar +/- the chocolate...

                  but bob's coffee and donuts (in the 3rd and fairfax farmers market) for the apple fritter. good lord! delicious.

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