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Donut Friar

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634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
865-436-7306
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Columbus OH
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good donuts/pastries, but honestly not as good as our favorite back home in Columbus. Nice location; ate our donuts outside at a little table then walked around a bit as the other shops were just opening up for the day.

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Thank travelingpea
Wooster, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in and got a half dozen sample. They were all delicious. I especially loved the cinnamon sugar twist and the plain cake donut. Outstanding!

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Thank marleneeick
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

During our 4 day stay, my husband visited here at least 4 times, the food and coffee were great (a free refill of coffee), the pastries were awesome, the shop is small and cozy, plenty of outside space to sit and enjoy your purchase and pigeons to scoop up and remains. Would highly recommend this to other travelers and locals

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Thank Mary B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You have to try the cinnamon bread. It is the best and I always have to bring some extra loafs home to friends and family.

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Thank lindaohio2016
Emporia, Virginia
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best donuts we have ever had!!!! They can't be beat! Love the sprinkle donut..you have to try them!!

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Thank mountaingirlatheart3
Chillicothe, Ohio
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

$1.30 per donut, and no discounts for getting a full dozen. They're pretty big and filling though. Very sweet icing! Remember, they only take cash!!!! The smell is wonderful!!!!

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Thank IrishLake
Wappapello, Missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best donuts in the entire state. I am getting ready to turn 50 and was in law enforecement for years so I not a great deep fried goodness when I taste it and this place has some of the best. If you pass this place up you will have missed a gem in the city.

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Thank RickW1966
Columbia, South Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome! Freshly made each morning - be aware that they only take cash! You won't regret stopping in!

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Thank adventuringlife2016
Birmingham, Alabama
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not sure what they do different but it makes a huge difference. Best tasting I have ever had. Makes my mouth water just thinking about them. Pick any of them you won't go wrong.

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Thank cdb21175
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a bad experience here, fresh and great. Good service, if you come late there are slim pickings but no matter what you choose here you can't go wrong!

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Thank Mavischild

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 634 Parkway Ste 15, The Village, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3237
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: 865-436-7306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?