Spudnuts - Santa Barbara, CA

Overall Shop rating: 3 ½ NadasIntro: I’m sorry that I’ve taken so long to put a new blog up. This blog is dedicated to my friend, Ben Akina. He has been riding me to put a new one up so I thought I’d give this one to him and… Everyone go listen to his music! It’s called: Stephen, Hero. Look it up online and give it a listen. Ben is so stinkin’ creative and I really like his stuff.

Enough about that, let’s talk about donuts.

I heard a rumor of donuts made from potatoes and I wasn’t sure what to think. This was my chance to test them out for myself.

Vibe of Shop: 3 Nadas
First off, there was not enough “donut pink…” (Hey Crayola, I’m still waiting to see a crayon color named that). Second, the shop was kind of small and cramped. I did appreciate the large windows, which made the shop bright and happy.Outside Appearance: 3 Nadas
I love palm trees and this shop had one out in front, but overall the outside appearance did not stick out at all. The shop blended in too much into the strip mall. Blending in is good if you are a private eye detective or if you are playing paintball or if you are trying to hide from your mom when she wants you to take out the trash… but if you are a business trying to sell donuts, it’s good to stick out just a little bit.Hours: 24 hours!!!

Service: 3 Nadas
The service was average, not overly friendly but not mean either…. And not asian.

Taste of Glaze Donut: 4 Nadas
I had heard rumors about this donut call a Spudnut, made from potatoes. I thought it was an interesting idea and when I happened to drive by the store I was excited to finally have an opportunity to try it. I was pleasantly surprised at the fluffiness and moistness of the donut, but I do not agree with the sign in the store claiming that they are “The upper crust of the donut world!”

Blueberry Donut?
No, but they had a blueberry filled donut that was pretty good.

Coffee: 2 Nadas
The coffee wasn’t very good. I believe there is a Starbucks

Special: I saw this twist-type donut covered with cherry and custard and it looked so delicious! The only problem was that I couldn’t handle eating a glaze, a blueberry filled, and that, so I’ll just have to let you know how it tastes next time I swing by that shop. Also, they sold lemons, bananas, and cup-o-noodles, ice cream, and sandwiches.

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Gosh, I love donuts.

But you all knew that already.

I've been busy finding new shops and I have some blogs coming soon. Thanks for reading, and go eat a donut!

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