If you're craving something sweet in San Diego, head up the coast to North County to find some of the best bakeries and donuts in the city! 


VG Donut & Bakery

V.G. Donut & Bakery is a full service bakery located in Coastal North County specializing in the old fashion style of baking. Owned and operated by the Mettee family since 1969, V.G.’s is now a thriving third generation business. V.G., or Very Good for those who were wondering, is the locals’ choice for a fresh cup of coffee and favorite bakery item – guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.



The Goods

The goods opened in August 2017 it is a brainchild of the Barille Family. Located in the heart of North County San Diego featuring fresh artisan doughnuts made from scratch every hour. Locally sourced goods and with the decor to match our building from 1920 we are proud to deliver you some goods. Gluten free & vegan options every day.



Betty's Pie Whole

All of their pies are served whole, no slices! This allows them to have better portion control and it’s fun having your own individual pie. They use real fruit that they prepare themselves! That means they never use canned or pre-made pie fillings! They use pure butter, premium chocolate, real cream, and local eggs! You can taste the difference!




Prager Brothers Artisan Breads

Prager Brothers is a craft bakery specializing in high quality breads. Their mission is to restore the time-honored tradition of artisan bread making. Founded by Carlsbad brothers, Clinton and Louie Prager, they serve up a variety of fresh breads, sweets, snacks, and sandwiches from their Carlsbad and new Encinitas locations.



Elizabethan Desserts

Elizabethan Desserts is nostalgic, American comfort food with an elegant touch. While presentation is important, in this kitchen IT’S ALL ABOUT TASTE! They only use the finest ingredients like real butter, heavy cream, premium chocolate, and local eggs. You won’t find shortening based frostings; synthetic dairy based whipped topping or commercial mixes in their food.




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