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Donut Friar

634 Parkway Suite 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN
865-436-7306
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Ranked #6 of 170 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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English first
Scottsburg, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We tried this place based on Trip Advisor reviews. We had the custard filled chocolate éclairs. To me, they were similar to Krispy Kreme's only a little more expensive. They were good just not what I thought they'd be.

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SLC
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We had read they had great donuts here so we thought we should try them. We were not disappointed. The eclairs were heavenly. They are a bar shape and the donut itself was somewhat crispy, really good, the filling and the chocolate glaze finished it off great. They also have glazed croissants, I had never had one before. Wow- it... More

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Marietta, GA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Since the Village was created on the Parkway, we have had great donuts at Donut Friar. The coffee and doughnuts have always been spectacular and just a few calories, even on diets.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

The donuts are soft and delicious. Family favorites are the rainbow and chocolate chipper. Beware of the coffee and hot chocolate. It is extremely hot, but very good.

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Columbus, Ohio
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107 reviews 107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The line moves quickly, so don't worry how long you'll be there. Have your order ready before you get to the cashier. INPORTANT TO KNOW: THEY ONLY ACCEPT CASH. plan accordingly.

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North Canton, OHIO
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Took advice from trip advisor and stopped in .. Certainly not disappointed! We call it "monkey bread " back home, and Donut Friars is not to be missed. Donut was ok; eclair was top 3 I have ever had. Stopped by twice to sample their sweets.

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Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We always stop at the Donut Friar at least once every trip. It is a family tradition. Always fresh and yummy!

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Hate to read bad reviews about donut friar. People must choose the proper donut. the best hands down anywhere in the world crullers. so light and fluffy you can taste the fresh eggs in them. krispy kreme and dunkin donuts youve got nothing on the donut friar!!!!!!

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Wilmington, NC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Wow. My family and I were disappointed. We tried the glazed, chocolate glazed and cinnamon sugar. All were disappointing. If you want a fantastic glazed donut, then visit Carolina Beach, NC and go to Britt's. The Donut Friar is not even in the same stratosphere.

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Oakfield, Tennessee, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stopped by for a snack . The food was good which consisted of eclairs and donuts and hot chocolate. I LOVED the cultural atmosphere of the place ,but overall was not impressed like the other reviewers statements.

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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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