Welcome to
Hook & Press Donuts

We make our dough from scratch each day with ingredients you can pronounce.
All of our glazes, toppings and fillings are made in house.
Our flavors rotate to capture the best of each season.
No preservatives. No fillers. No shortcuts.

Just damn good donuts.






current flavors

location & hours

We are located inside
Mosaic Locale

 1131 State Street
Santa Barbara, Ca 93101


Tuesday-Sunday (Closed Mondays)
(or until sold out)




our story

The idea was simple: to bring a better donut to Santa Barbara.


John Burnett

Owner and Head Baker

Originally offering donuts for special events, the concept for Hook & Press Donuts was conceived in 2014 by John Burnett, a former banker turned passionate baker. A long time resident of Santa Barbara, he was disappointed with the lack of exceptional donuts available locally.

Hook & Press opened its debut location in October 2018 inside the Mosaic Locale in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, positioning itself to be the most exciting and innovative donut shop on the Central Coast.


Beginning with a foundation of fresh, high-quality, whole ingredients, nearly every component of our donuts are made in house from scratch, from the fruit glazes to the marshmallow fluff to the streusel and pie crust crumbles.

We expertly craft our rotating menu to highlight the best flavors of the season, showcasing local ingredients and supporting local farmers and purveyors as much as possible. You will always find something new and delicious happening at Hook & Press Donuts.


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USA Today

We were named one of the 10 Best Santa Barbara Restaurants to Visit this Fall by USA Today, thanks to our rotating menu of locally inspired seasonal flavors

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Food Network

We were beyond thrilled to get the news that we made it onto’s list of the best restaurants in Santa Barbara, and during our first year no less!

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Santa Barbara Life & Style - May/June 2019

Santa Barbara Life & Style was gracious enough to profile our donut shop and take some of the prettiest photos of our donuts that we’ve seen in a while. Find us on page 30.


Edible Magazine - Winter Issue 2019

We couldn’t be more proud to be included in Edible Magazine, a publication that is widely distributed throughout the Central Coast and a “must read” for any foodie looking to keep up with what is hot and new in Santa Barbara.


Santa Barbara Independent, November 12, 2018

When Brian Yaeger from the Independent contacted us to do an article we were so excited. Brian has earned a name for his articles about another popular, yeasty treat…BEER! But most don’t know that he loves donuts just as much and we were so happy to have him feature our shop. A super fun read!


Food & Home Magazine, February 2019

Food & Home Magazine does a great job reporting on whats new and hip on the south coast. We’re honored to be included in their February issue. Find us on page 22.


events & preorders

Hook & Press Donuts would love to help make your next event sweeter.
Please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch within 48-72 hours.

For pickup orders:
For larger quantities, placing an order at least 24 hours in advance is recommended to guarantee that you’ll get all of the flavors you want. Fill out the form below and be sure to specify order date, requested flavors/quantities and your preferred pickup time in the notes section. Someone will contact you to confirm your order.

For delivery:
Half dozens and dozens are now available for delivery through Grubhub!

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