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Donut Friar

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634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
865-436-7306
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5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 833
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  • 192
    Very good
  • 94
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delish!!

Light and fluffy cake donuts and jelly filed. Great service and very friendly. Didn't try the coffee but everything is made fresh daily.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Melinda S
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Light and fluffy cake donuts and jelly filed. Great service and very friendly. Didn't try the coffee but everything is made fresh daily.

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North Canton, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The donuts are great! Amazing little shop, fun environment. With a very welcoming staff. This is a must stop plane for foodies!

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Hands down the best donuts I've ever tasted! I had an eclair, and I don't think that any other will ever top it!

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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Yummy donuts great snack so fresh and tasty worth the extra calories for sure! Tried the glazed and chocolate...both excellent!

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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Walking through the little shops in Gatlinburg, we stepped inside and it was no mistake after I ordered an éclair and a donut!! Resembled a little cafe I loved in Germany. All the sweets looked fresh. It was very neat inside and well stocked.

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New Jersey
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great donuts and the employees are very kind. We had the glazed and chocolate donuts. My boys said these were the best donuts they ever had!

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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Don't miss this donut shop when you are I in Gatlinburg....especially the cinnamon twist raised donuts. You won't find any better anywhere!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Stopped in here as it was recommended by several places we stopped in during our stay. Donuts were amazingly fresh and very good! Definite place to stop by for a good donut.

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Athens, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We have to go here on every visit! Everything is fresh, you will not find anything like these pastries anywhere else. The staff are very held full and nice.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Anyone not giving this a five needs to be checked. Parking in the street is free until 9 am. The cake glazed and eclairs were ridiculous. Eat them all. Cash only!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: 865-436-7306

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6
  • Cuisine: Donuts

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?