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634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
865-436-7306
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Ranked #5 of 172 Restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $6
Cuisines: Donuts
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 NEW

Ate doughnuts all over US. These are the best. Price is just right. Out of this world! Would recommend to everyone

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18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

I tried a variety of donuts . . . cinnamon, powdered sugar, coconut, Bavarian cream, and chocolate cruller. They were all delicious, but Bavarian cream and the chocolate cruller were the best!

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I love the feel and look of everything in "The Village" . This is no exception. Great place to grab breakfast or a sweet treat. You likely won't pay less than $5 when you stop, but that's true of most things in Gatlinburg.

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Harrison
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50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Loosen your belts folks, this place will take every spare inch. We had the iced cake donuts- sounds like nothing to be excited about- wrong! These donuts were so moist and delicious. Little crunch to the fried outer portion, inside was delicate, sweet, moist yummyness. We also had the Friar Special (?) yeast donut cut in half, filled with white... More

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9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Visited this place to see what it's all about. And it's awesome. Doughnut holes are amazing!!! Will definitely be here again next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

On a recent 4 day trip to Gatlinburg we managed to go to the Donut Friar three different times. It was that good. It is tucked off the Parkway in downtown Gatlinburg among tons of other cute shops. The setting is really beautiful. All the staff we encountered were friendly, and very helpful. Our three year old still asks to... More

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Florence, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

The Donut Friar is a great place to stop for coffee and a donut after walking the strip in Gatlinburg. The donuts are by far better than any of the chains. A favorite place for my wife and I for many years.

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Canmer
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37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Great donuts and coffee. Made fresh daily there in the store. It is one of those gems located in "The Village" a place were

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Bristol, Virginia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Such amazing pastries!!! Wonderful selection and everything is so good!! Take your time and pick out a fee different things and just go sit out on the courtyard and ENJOY!!! Always a favorite!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

I've never been disappointed here. The donuts are made with care and skill. You can taste it and smell it. The coffee and cappuccino's are better than Starbucks. There is love of baking in there and it shows. I always buy a coffee cup here. The selection is great and the hand made pottery cups are the best. I wish... More

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Additional Information about Donut Friar

Address: 634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
Phone Number: 865-436-7306
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
Average Prices: USD 1 - 6
Cuisine: Donuts

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