Satisfy your cravings with these sweet treats!

November 4, 2022

November 5th is National Donut Day! So before heading to your Amtrak destination, grab a cup of coffee and a sweet treat! Check out our fun list of local donut shops near Amtrak San Joaquins stations along the corridor below and plan your trip today! 


Dannys' Mini Donuts

900 2nd St, Sacramento, CA | Open seven days a week from 10:00 AM PDT - 6:00 PM PDT 

Danny’s Mini Donuts is located in historic Old Sacramento and has been operating since 2007. Whether you stop by before or after your train commute, Danny’s Mini Donuts has dozens of items. Don’t have a sweet tooth? They also offer Carolina-fried catfish, mumbo wings, and more. 

Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins Riders arrive at the Sacramento Valley Station, they can take a 5-minute walk to Danny’s Minny Donuts. Head west, turn left toward 2nd Street and take a slight right onto Second Street. The destination will be on your right. Riders can also book a stay with our partner Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Riders can save 10% when booking. Visit our Stay at the Hyatt page to learn more about the discount. 

Marie's Donut Shop

2950 Freeport Blvd Sacramento, CA | Open 24 hours  

A popular Sacramento Staple, Marie’s Donuts has served the Sacramento community with some of the most delicious and freshest donuts known to the Sacramento Region. From Bearclaws to maple bars to glazed jelly and twists, Marie’s donuts has it all. So make sure to stop by if you are in the area and grab a coffee and a sweet treat. 

Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins Riders arrive at the Sacramento Valley Station, they can take a 13-minute Lyft or Uber ride to Marie’s Donut Shop. Riders can also book a stay with our partner Hyatt Regency Sacramento. Riders can save 10% when booking. Visit our Stay at the Hyatt page to learn more about the discount. 



Yum Yum Donuts

502 Wilson Way, Stockton, CA | Open 24 hours 

Opening in 1971, Yum Yum donuts was the brainchild of Philip Holland. The popular Southern California chain expanded its reach and now includes two stores within the Delta Region, with one in Stockton. Yum Yum was created as a delicious rival to Krispy Kreme. So the next time you are on your way to your daily commute or want to grab a snack before you board your next train, be sure to stop by Yum Yum Donuts in Stockton! 

Directions: Amtrak San Joaquins riders arriving at the San Joaquin Street Station can take a quick 7-minute Lyft or Uber to Yum Yum donuts.

Donut King

Pacific Tower, 6351 Pacific Ave, Stockton | Open 5:00 AM PDT - 3:00 PM PDT 

Fresh donuts, pastries, and croissants are served daily. Simply put, Donut King will sweeten your morning. Donut King continuously draws in large crowds by offering some of the best donuts in the Stockton and Delta Region. Be sure to get there early before they sell out. You don’t want to snooze and lose on the delicious option. 

Directions: Once Amtrak Riders arrive at the San Joaquins Street Station, they can take a quick 15-minute Lyft or Uber to Donut King. 

Morning breakfast with donuts and honey
Morning breakfast with donuts and honey


4823 E Butler Ave, Fresno, California | Open Daily from 11:00 AM PDT - 8:00 PM PDT 

Brand new to the Fresno area, Mochilicious offers a great alternative to fans of the Mochinut franchise. Made fresh daily, the mochi donut and frosting will satisfy any sweet tooth. In the market for something more savory? No worries, Mochilicious also offers an area of Korean-style hotdogs with your choice of toppings. Donuts will be sold fresh daily until they sell out! 

Directions: Once Amtrak San Joaquins Riders arrive at the Fresno Station, they can take an 11-minute Lyft or Uber to Mochilicious.

The Donut Hole

3097 Tulare St, Fresno, CA | Open Daily from 5:00 AM PDT - 2:00 PM PDT 

Located in downtown Fresno, Donut Hole offers fresh pastries and donuts daily. The perfect pit stop for those on the go, whether on your way to work or at the start of your next travel adventure. Whether grabbing a glazed classic or sinking your teeth into a cinnamon roll, the Donut Hole has it all. So stop by and grab a cup of coffee and some of the freshest donuts in the area, the perfect way to start your day! 

Directions: Amtrak San Joaquins Riders who arrive at the Fresno Station can take a quick 13-minute walk to the Donut Hole. Head northeast on Fresno St toward O Street, turn right onto East Divisadero Street and turn right onto U Street. The destination will be on your right. For riders who prefer to use Lyft or Uber, it is a quick 3-minute ride from the station. 

One dozen donuts decorated with pretty sprinkles
One dozen donuts decorated with pretty sprinkles

Star Light Donuts/Deli & Ice Cream

900 Market St Suite D, Oakland, CA | Open Mon-Sat 5:00 AM PDT - 4:00 PM PDT, Sun 6:00 AM PDT - 12:00 PM PDT

A laid-back local spot, Star Light Donuts is a classic donut shop for Oaklanders. In addition to fresh, delicious donuts, Star Light offers ice cream as well as tasty breakfast options like cinnamon rolls, twists & apple fritters. Star Light is a no-frills stop in the Jack London Gateway shopping mall that will satisfy your sweet tooth!

Directions: After arriving at Jack London Square, talk a right on 2nd St and walk northeast along Jackson St for about 9 minutes, then catch the 62 AC Transit bus on 8th and Jackson. Ride 6 mins and get off on 7th and Market St, where you can walk into the mall and reach Star Light. 


Donut Savant

3000 38th ave, Oakland, CA 94619 | Open Wednesday - Sunday 7:00 AM PDT - 1:00 PM PDT 

Tucked away in the Allendale neighborhood, Donut Savant is a can’t-miss spot offering classic donuts and fresh twists. Donuts are made from scratch daily, and along with their locally roasted espresso & coffee, you will have a delightful donut experience. Donut Savant has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Thrillist, SF Chronicle, East Bay Express, and the Food Network. Stop by for a delightful start to your day! 

Directions: Donut Savant is a fair distance from Jack London Square Amtrak Station, but you can hop in a rideshare from the station to get there in about 13 minutes. Alternatively, take BART from Lake Merritt to Fruitvale Station and then hop on the 54 AC Transit bus from Fruitvale Station. Ride 8 mins to get off at 35th and Penniman Ave, and then walk southeast on Penniman Ave for about 5 min until you reach Donut Savant. 


Collection of delicious donuts overhead view flat lay
Collection of delicious donuts overhead view flat lay

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