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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
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 693
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  • 168
    Very good
  • 82
    Average
  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
YUMMMM

Stopped by for an afternoon snack and was surprised by the selection available! I don't like filled Long Johns but asked if they had any without and was told YES! The white cream pillow was like a square cream horn and very good!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Tricia H
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Independence, Kentucky
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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993 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Independence, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stopped by for an afternoon snack and was surprised by the selection available! I don't like filled Long Johns but asked if they had any without and was told YES! The white cream pillow was like a square cream horn and very good!

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I love cake donuts and the Donut Friar never disappoints! The only issue I have ever had is the fact that the staff is not very friendly but I guess if you were up making donuts before 5am you would be a little weary as well!!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

The best desert I have ever tasted. Prices are great. The guy that was working was super nice and friendly. You have to get there earrly for better selections. And it's kinda of hard to find. All I can say is look for The Village once on the strip.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

You have to try the "Pillows" from here they are delicious!! All their donuts are but those are my favorite.

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London, Kentucky, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Every summer my husband & I visit the area and it has become a tradition to eat here. These are great tasting donuts and the man who runs it is always so nice & welcoming.

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Atlanta, GA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Wonderful fresh donuts and other pasteries, hot beverages (or cold) available. The smell coming out of this place and wafting around the shopping area is unbelievable. It is all the advertising this place really needs. Tiny inside, so plan on eating while strolling or sitting outside.

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Neosho, MO
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

It was pouring down rain but we knew we wanted to try these donuts before we left. It was totally worth the rainy walk. I can't tell you how many we had between the 4 of us but they were all delicious. And such a cute atmosphere, I wish we could have eaten in the courtyard but maybe next time.... More 

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Hendersonville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You can smell it before you get there! The chocolate cruller is THE BEST. I'm not even a cruller fan in general, but it is perfect in every way. Take cash!

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Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The chocolate cream filled are amazing! First time trying this pace and we travel to Gatlinburg several times a year and we will certainly put this on the must have list!

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New City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

These are some of the best donuts i've ever tasted ! They also have delicious coffee. Get a few donuts and coffee and sit in the lovely courtyard by the fountain then do some shopping.

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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 1 - 6
  • Cuisine: Donuts

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?