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Surfin Donuts Coffee House

1822 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3244
+1 949-492-1249
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Outstanding selection and freshly made donuts”
7 Jul 2018
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1822 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3244
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favorite donut place, cooked fresh every morning. The selection is amazing. They have a parking lot just off El Camino Real right by the 5 Freeway entrance so easy to stop off. Only open in the mornings I believe.

Thank londonqt
Reviewed 7 July 2018

WoW, wish there was 1 where I live, but then I'd weigh 3,000lbs. LoL I would say get there early... but this little shop is busy all the time.

Thank Summer L
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I'm thinking all the good reviews were from starving surfers just getting out of the water because I found this place lacking. Very disappointed, the donuts were just...meh.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The family that runs this place is really nice and makes the customer feel like they are appreciated. The donuts are good and the coffee is far better than most donut shops. Also, it's really convenient being right of the Camino Real off ramp on...More

Thank Bubuflu
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It a small donut shop in San Clemente. Everything tasted good. Different strength coffee for different people.

Thank GlobeTrotting211528
Reviewed 2 January 2017

My son and I found this place on the way to San Diego - we got off the freeway look ing for Dunkin Donuts, but found this neat little place. Friendly employees, good donuts and good prices - couldn't ask for more! It appears to...More

Thank Tonya
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Good donuts, good coffee, good service and a great place to people watch. I highly recommend the maple old fashions!

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I dream about the donuts here! This is always one of our first spots we hit when we come out to California. My favorite is the maple glazed donut. They also have breakfast sandwiches that are hearty and tasty. They have a few different coffees...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Nice surprise in taste, flavor and price. Bear claw rocked! Pink donut thrilled our kids. My husband went to a happy place with the glazed.

Thank 841vickyb
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I'm not big on eating breakfast out, but when our kids come in from out of town this is the first place they want to go for breakfast. The place has changed it's name to the Grill but everyone still calls is surfing donuts. They...More

Thank Briandeis
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
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  • Address: 1822 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3244
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-1249
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