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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Drive Thru
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Reviewed December 21, 2021 via mobile

Donut Palace has the BEST donuts we've ever tasted. This place is a must stop on your travel itinerary. 10 minutes or less from the Knoxville Airport.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 2, 2021

Our church group buys at least one dozen per week. The Donut Palace is a bit of a long drive from the Forest Hill Baptist Church area but our Tuesday morning prayer group loves them. Excellent donuts and excellent service.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed June 27, 2020

We stopped in because we couldn’t find a Krispy Kreme close by, however I’m so glad we did! The people were extremely kind and personable! We were even offered fresh apple fritters (that we had watched come out of the fryer) and we couldn’t turn...them down! Great food and even better service! Definitely would stop here more often if we lived here!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed November 14, 2019

Stopped by with my wife, daughter, son-in-law and four grandchildren ages 4-10. These donuts and fritters are freshly made on premises. They were very patient with the children and the apple fritter was the best I've ever had.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

The coffee and donuts are very good. Always fresh. I sometimes have a hard time understanding the waitress but she works hard to be understood. A nice place. Clean.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019

This girl does an excellent job at running this shop. they always have my favourite, and they are always fresh, not much more to say except i wish i had one right now.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

There has been a change in bakers over the last year. The apple fritters were my favorite (even though they are a little lacking in apple filling). The last 2 times we went, it was in the afternoon. Both times, the apple fritters had an...after taste of oil. Maybe the fritters would taste better if purchased in the morning. This doughnut shop has good business and I hope they continue to have good business.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I think that lost its great flavor is not the same is sad because I loved to eat it orden two different things was bad

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This place has the best donuts and pastries around. We got there just as the glazed croissants were put out. Still warm and melted in our mouths. Chocolate iced long johns with Bavarian cream, apple fritters, chocolate iced cake donuts..... everything is great. Very friendly...staff. You can drive through or go inside and order. Long line moves quickly. We will be making this a weekend traditionMore

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Oh my gosh. This place is trouble! The donuts are SO delicious. The people are kind and attentive even at 6:30am! Even the man in the back said hello. AND the woman who checked me out threw in some donut holes! Donuts were warm...omg so...good. I didn't try their breakfast but if it's anything like their donuts, I'm sure it's good. I couldn't take a picture fast enough.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

The place is small and not many choices but it was very good and the lady working was super nice. Hopefully they will add a bigger selection.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

The donuts are great but the Apple Fritter is amazing! They offer some ‘savory’ options too (as opposed to sweet), such as sausage biscuits and Bacon-Egg-Cheese Croissants. But are only ‘Fair’. Not sure if they are frozen or pre-packaged. However, it is nice to have...the option for folks that want a mix of sweet and not-so-sweet. And they have a drive-thru for when you just don’t wanna get out of the car (said by a mama likely in her pajama bottoms with a baby in the car seat).More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Donuts were great. Fair price. Not busy. Friendly people. Granddaughters absolutely loved the donuts.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

These are my favorite doughnuts in Maryville. Great place to stop and pick up breakfast for work. I really like the blueberry cake. They also have a drive thru.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

When we moved here a year ago from Texas, we gave up our beloved Shipley's to live by these beautiful Mountains, so I never thought we would find a donut worthy of being called our favorite again. We have found that here at Donut Palace,...they honestly taste just like Shipley's, so I am thinking they use potato flour to make them so light and fluffy! The service here is always so nice and friendly too. Best Donuts hands down in the area. Their custard filling and creme filling is done fresh as you order so the donut doesn't get soggy and I love that!More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Yes, The Donut Palace offers takeout services.

The Donut Palace is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4