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Donut Tasting Tour in San Francisco by Jeep

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  • Expertly Guided: Our San Francisco Donut Tour is led by a trained, expert guide. Sit back, relax, and enjoy as your guide takes care of all the logistics while regaling you with rich storytelling and group engagement.
  • Not Just Donut Tasting: It’s a fully immersive and entertaining experience, complete with donut history, fun facts, trivia, and maybe even a few dad jokes.
  • VIP Treatment: Visit San Francisco’s most popular and beloved spots. Our private tours offer an intimate small-group experience.
  • Taste the Best: Instead of hopping around town, we take you to 3 phenomenal donut destinations that not only serve top-notch donuts but also go the extra mile to ensure a fantastic guest experience.


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San Francisco Donut Tasting TourDive Into A Donut Roudup

Join us on a lip-smacking expedition, savoring a symphony of textures and tastes in every delectable bite.

 

  • San Francisco Donut Tasting Tour
    Curated Choices: Join our Donut aficionados as they lead you through a sweet maze of three unique stops. At each, indulge in three to four delightful tastings that are bite-sized. Variety's the Spice: We've handpicked destinations that promise an enchanting mix of classic Donuts, luscious gelatos, and daring flavors that will tantalize and satisfy your taste buds.
  • San Francisco Donut Tasting Tour
    Smooth Sailing: To ensure maximum tasting enjoyment and minimize waiting time, we've thoughtfully pre-ordered a spectrum of styles from each shop.
  • San Francisco Donut Tasting Tour
    Different Each Day: We've mapped out two distinct tasting routes. Depending on the day and the shops availability, our experts select the most flavorful path for your journey.
  • San Francisco Donut Tasting Tour
    Stories Too:As we hop from one shops to the next, we'll sprinkle in amusing tidbits: quirky Donut trivia, its fascinating history, and delightful facts that'll enhance your Donut adventure.
  • Note: If you are looking for a Vegitarian or Gluten Free experience this is not the tour for you. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are limited.

Where Does the Donut Magic Begin and End?

We kick things off at Umbrella Alley on the western edge of Fisherman’s Wharf for a quick intro. Depending on the day, you’ll either explore The Outer Sunset, Mission, and Potrero Hill districts or Pacific Heights, Japantown, and The Panhandle.

The route for the day is determined by the operating hours of our selected purveyors. Unfortunately, we can’t mix and match routes, as these locations are scattered across the city.

Meeting Time

10 Minutes Before Start Time

What's Included

  • 2.5 Hour Private Group Tour for 2 to 6 guests per vehicle.
  • A Donut Expert As Your Driver and Guide
  • Handpicked Donut Destinations
  • Multiple Tastings of a Diverse Range of Donut Styles
  • A Dash of Donut Trivia, Games, and History for Extra Fun

Price Excludes

  • Guide Gratuity
  • Additional Beverages or Coffees

Sweet Upgrades & Add-ons

  • More Time for Sightseeing Feeling like a little sightseeing with your ice cream extravaganza?
    Add an extra 30 minutes or a full hour, and we'll take you to can't-miss attractions or a few hidden gems!
    30 additional minutes: $80.00
    1 Additional Hour: $160.00
  • Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off We've got you covered with hotel pick-up/drop off in select areas of the city:Fisherman's Wharf area hotel pick up / drop off: $20.00
    Union Square, Nob Hill, Financial District, or SOMA area hotel pick up / drop off: $47.00

Prices

  • 2.5 Hours of fully guided fun
    2 Guests - $ 199.00 per person
    3 Guests - $ 157.00 per person
    4 Guests - $ 135.00 per person
    5 Guests - $ 119.00 per person
    6 Guests - $ 107.00 per person
    Add more time and see more sites:
    Add 30 more minutes: $80.00
    Add 1 more hour: $160.00
  • Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off We've got you covered with hotel pick-up/drop off in select areas of the city:Fisherman's Wharf area hotel pick up / drop off: $20.00
    Union Square, Nob Hill, Financial District, or SOMA area hotel pick up / drop off: $47.00

San Francisco Donut Tasting TourWhat's the Range of Donut Flavors and Styles?

  • Bavarian Crème Brulée Donut
  • Apple Caramel Fritter
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Donut
  • Salted Caramel
  • Vanilla Cookie
  • Meyer Lemon
  • Mochi Donuts - Cinnamon Sugar
  • Yeast Donuts - Pumpkin Spice
  • Berliner Donuts - Vanilla Cream
  • Chocolate Chip Doughnut
  • Maple Bacon Donut
  • Passion Fruit Milk Chocolate Donut
  • Lemon Meringue Pie

Dietary Dilemmas

We’re all about introducing you to new flavors and Donut styles. We encourage our guests to be adventurous and try something new! To keep the tour on schedule and avoid long lines, we pre-order Donuts, making individual tasting items a bit challenging to accommodate.

Please note that items served on this tour may contain nuts, pork, and dairy. Unfortunately, vegetarian and gluten-free options are limited.

Some Of Our Favorite Donut Shops

San Francisco Donut Tasting TourWHERE TO?

9 AM or 1PMMeeting and introduction

We kick things off at Umbrella Alley on the western edge of Fisherman’s Wharf for a quick intro. Depending on the day, you’ll either explore The Mission and Potrero Hill districts or The Fillmore, Japantown and Pacific Heights.

The route for the day is determined by the operating hours of our selected purveyors. Unfortunately, we can’t mix and match routes, as these locations are scattered across the city.

ROUTE ONE: Pacific Heights, Japantown and The PanhandleJohnny Doughnuts

 Stop One: Johnny Doughnuts – Pacific Heights

The Doughnut Dynamos of Pacific Heights! Johnny Doughnuts, known far and wide across the Bay, are culinary artisans turning dough into modern masterpieces. Dive into their apple caramel fritter or the zesty lime mascarpone-stuffed treat. The magic trick? Potatoes! Arrive with an appetite and get there early!

Highlight Reel: Apple Caramel Fritter and Lime Mascarpone-stuffed Donut.

ROUTE ONE: Pacific Heights, Japantown and The PanhndleMochill Mochidonut

Stop Two: Mochill Mochidonut – Japantown

Mochill Mochidonut: The Chewy, Fluffy, and Gooey Delights of Japan Town!

Mochill is the underdog of San Francisco’s donut scene, but it’s a must-visit. Located in Japan Town, they serve mochi donuts that are chewy, fluffy, crisp, and gooey all at once. Their rotating menu features exciting flavors like cinnamon sugar, Nutella, and cookies and cream. Be sure to try the special flavors of the day for a fresh and delicious experience. Plus, the affordable parking is a huge bonus!

Must-Try Donuts: Cinnamon sugar, Nutella, and the special flavors of the day.

ROUTE ONE: Pacific Heights, Japantown and The PanhndleHahdough

Stop Three: Hahdough – Fell Street – Panhandle

Hahdough: Berliner Donuts with a Touch of Germany!

Hahdough brings a taste of Germany to San Francisco with its Berliner donuts. These seasonal jam and custard-filled delights are fluffy, light, and incredibly flavorful. The sunflower seed oil they’re fried in gives them that perfect, crispy texture. Whether you’re a fan of Germany or just great donuts, Hahdough has you covered.

Must-Try Donut: Berliner donuts with rotating fillings like vanilla cream and Nutella.

 

Other possible choices (depending on the day)

  • Butter Love Bakeshop – Outer Richmond
  • Bobs on Baker Street

ROUTE TWO: Outer Sunset, Mission & Potrero HillTwisted Donuts & Coffee

Stop One: Twisted Donuts & Coffee – Noriega Street

Twisted Donuts & Coffee: Classic and Creative Delights Await! Twisted Donuts & Coffee in the Sunset nails the classics, offering maple bacon, old fashioneds, and more. However, what keeps us coming back are their creative weekend specials. From Bavarian crème brûlée to PB&J, there’s always something new to try. Plus, they cater to vegan tastes with options like sweet guava-glazed donuts.

Must-Try Donuts: Bavarian Crème Brûlée Donut – A delightful twist on a classic dessert.

ROUTE TWO: Outer Sunset, Mission & Potrero HillDynamo Donut & Coffee

Stop Two: Dynamo Donut & Coffee – Mission District

Dynamo Donut & Coffee: Where Creative and Handcrafted Collide!

Dynamo Donut & Coffee stands out with its creative and handcrafted offerings. With a rotating flavor menu that includes options like peanut butter banana honey and candied orange blossom, you’re in for a treat. The classic vanilla bean flavor with subtle citrus undertones is a fan favorite. You won’t want to miss this top-notch donut destination.

Must-Try Donuts: Passion Fruit Milk Chocolate Donut – Tangy, sweet, and utterly irresistible.

ROUTE TWO: Outer Sunset, Mission & Potrero HillMagic Donuts

Stop Three: Magic Donuts – Potrero Hill 

Like the Sign Says: This is where the Magic Happens

Beautiful Soudough donuts with some interesting twists. Tucked away in San Francisco’s vibrant Potrero Hill, opposite Jackson Park, stands Magic Donuts & Coffee. It beckons visitors daily with its array of delightful donuts, ranging from classic glazed to unique flavors like Dark Chocolate Sea Salt and Lemon Meringue Pie. Each donut, a feast for both the eyes and palate, is complemented by expertly brewed coffee and tea. For those seeking a magical treat, this is the destination.

Must-Try Donuts: Lemon Meringue Pie, Campfire and Cheescake

 

Other possible choices (depending on the day)

  • Johnny Donuts
  • Mochill Mochidonut 

San Francisco Donut Tasting TourThe Nitty Gritty

All The Details
  • Availability: These private tours are available any day of the week at either 9 AM or 1 PM
  • Distance: The 2.5-hour routes range from 7 to 12 miles each, with 3 stops.
  • Group Size: 2 to 6 guests per vehicle. We have 3 vehicles that can be combined to accommodate a maximum of 18 guests.
  • Gratuity: Gratuities are not included, but 15%-20% is customary in the tourism industry (approximately $20 -$25 per person).
  • Lead time: For our tours, we suggest a minimum 1 week lead time. Bookings made with less than one week's notice will sometimes limit the available shops and tasting selections Book early and we'll get back to you pronto.
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