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California's Only Dunkin Donuts Opens in Camp Pendleton

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You East Coast transplants surely have heard about the Dunkin' Donuts that just opened in Camp Pendleton. It's open to the public. Though you don't have to actually have some sort of security clearance to enter the base to eat a cruller and sip a cup a' joe, there are some requirements and restrictions. You need a valid driver license, current vehicle registration and proof of current liability insurance. Also, according to Eater, If you've been convicted of a felony in the past 10 years, or have an outstanding warrant, or were dishonorably discharged from the military, you'll just have to settle for Krispy Kreme and Starbucks--they won't let you in.

The Camp Pendleton Dunkin' Donuts, by the way, is the first and only one of its kind in California after the last Dunkin' shuttered around 2002 in Sacramento. And to this Nation's Restaurant News had another scoop: despite opening a distribution center in Phoenix,  the chain says "the Camp Pendleton location is part of the (its) strategy of opening on military bases, and it doesn't necessarily mark a flood of new units to come to the Golden State."

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Matt
Matt

The vanilla butter creme filled donuts won the academy award for the most delicious desert ever made.

Dave Lieberman
Dave Lieberman

It's in the giant MCX (Marine Corps Exchange) on Vandegrift Blvd. just north of the main gate on the border of Oceanside.

I'm going to be biking through there in October. Maybe I'll stop and carbo-load.

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