Businesses & Restaurants
Rollo's Donuts is located at 602 N. 13th St. Telephone: (408) 294-7757.
Open seven days a week. Monday through Friday, 4 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday
and Sunday, 4 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The following article appeared in the March 19, 2004 issue of Neighborhood Matters.
“Between the optimist and the pessimist, the difference is
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Last Saturday found me at Rollo’s Donuts in the 13th Street neighborhood picking up an assortment of fried heaven for a community meeting. The regulars were elbow-to-elbow at every table. The corner shop reverberated with the kind of excited buzz that only the well caffeinated and highly sugared can produce that early in the morning. With the addition of a new breakfast menu, Rollo’s is the place to be in the morning. (All that are lacking is some German-style fried potatoes to put it over the top)
Recently Gary Sunseri, the property owner, architects from studio s squared, and the Redevelopment Agency collaborated to produce a concept for the façade of the building . The design will preserve the historic elements and character of the building and freshen everything from the awnings to the tile wainscoting. When these improvements are complete, and the new streetscape out front finished, the building will be a polished jewel in the neighborhood crown.
The façade improvement and streetscape are exiting, but I left Rollo’s with three things in mind:
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