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Reviewed March 27, 2021

I feel so lucky to have this donut shop within easy driving distance, which rivals Ralph’s Donuts in Cookeville by my estimation. “Artesian” donut stores come and go in Knoxville, but they are always the same over-accessorized, gimmicky, mongo-sized, expensive donuts made by a millennial...who is simply trying too hard to be unique. More like lipstick on a pig. But Palace Donuts knows what makes a good donut, and does it consistently.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed November 21, 2020 via mobile

While in the Oak Ridge area I stopped here, although I had past it and never stopped. I was extremely captivated by the sheer sweet ecstasy as I opened the door. Wow! I ordered a dozen of many varieties and the cinnamon buns and the...maple and pecan just to name a few...great selection and what an array of choices. I was extremely pleased and the dinning area was casual, cozy, warm and inviting. I Highly recommend and will say this place beats others of the National Chain and the friendliness was an added joy~More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 25, 2020 via mobile

This somewhat out of the way small store near Oak Ridge makes me agree with another customer who posted that Donut Palace has the best donuts in Tennessee. Most important, they bake and sell only what they themselves produce, which are mostly cake donuts. And...these donuts are delicious! They are not the sticky gooey, super sweet that Krispy Kreme sells. The donuts are baked on premises by a gentleman who starts the cooking at 3 a.m. Most of the goodies will be sold by early afternoon. So don't delay in getting to this bakery just off Oak Ridge Turnpike and Schadd Road.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed April 12, 2020

Donut palace has the best donuts in Tennessee❤️ And the coffee is great. I will not get donuts anywhere else

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

They have amazing doughnuts, plenty of different selections for everyone. Their prices are amazing and everything is always super fresh.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019

This donut shop is right up there with the famous ones like VooDoo Donuts in Portland, OR. The apple fritters are amazing! They always have a good variety and everything is fresh and delicious. I always intend to get a fritter and go on, but...somehow I always buy a dozen, too (each one different and I still don't get one of everything). Be sure to try the carrot cake and the maple walnut donuts.More

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Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

If you’re looking for a sugar spike look no further. Their donuts are fresh and taste great. Many different varieties. Great service. I will come back!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019

The donuts are phenomenal! Sweet, sugary, creamy, chocolaty, or fruity they have all different kinds of delicious under one roof!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Drove past while working nearby so made a point to stop in the next morning. Very clean shop with nice selection. I went with the Old Fashioned Glazed (oh yeah!) and an Apple Fritter (still warm...best I’ve ever had) Will definitely come back again!

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

I love the coffee and the service. The blueberry donut holes are addicting but who cares. This is a happy place to take a moment. No fru fru just good stuff.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Yes, Donut Palace offers takeout services.

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